Everybody Loves a Clown is the third studio album by American band Gary Lewis & the Playboys, and was released in 1965 on Liberty Records, LRP-3428. It is the third of three charting albums released by the band in 1965, and it was the band's third highest charting original album reaching number 44 on the Billboard 200. The single "Everybody Loves a Clown" was the band's fourth single in a row to chart on the Billboard Hot 100, reaching number 4 in November 1965.
Everybody loves a clown, so why don't you? Everybody laughs at the things that I say and do They all laugh when they see me coming But you don't laugh; you just go home running. Yes, I'm a clown, but I don't want to be Why can't you see the other side of me? Guess I'll be the guy who plays the part Of a clown with a broken heart. Dreaming of your love, and not knowing where to start Dreaming of your love, and not knowing where to start Dreaming of your love, and not knowing where to start Dreaming of your love, and not knowing where to start. About Everybody Loves A Clown.
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Gary Lewis & the Playboys' albums are inevitably a less than satisfying experience - Lewis' vocal abilities were good enough that, with Snuff Garrett, Leon Russell, and a cadre of . s top session musicians surrounding him and the best possible tunes to work with, he could generate hit singles. Putting together a dozen good songs at a time, however, was beyond anyone's ability where Lewis was involved.
Album: Everybody Loves a Clown (1965). Charted: 4. Get the Sheet Music License This Song. The fourth of seven Top 10 hits for Gary Lewis & the Playboys, this was the first song recorded song that Lewis also wrote; he composed it with his arranger Leon Russell along with Thomas Leslie. Lewis said in a Songfacts interview: "I always used to hang out at Leon Russell's house with him, because it was very conducive over there to creation. I mean, everybody that lived over there with Leon were musicians from Tulsa, Oklahoma. I liked all those guys a lot and everybody was always working on songs and beats and words.
Songs from Everybody Loves A Clown by Gary Lewis & the Plaayboys, Gary Lewis And The Playboys. Free download and listen Everybody Loves A Clown. Gary Lewis & the Plaayboys, Gary Lewis And The Playboys. Tracks count: 13. Views: 7. Gary Lewis And The Playboys, Gary Lewis & the Plaayboys - Let Me Tell Your Fortune 02:11. Gary Lewis And The Playboys - Everybody Loves A Clown 02:22. Gary Lewis And The Playboys - Mr. Blue 02:23.
Everybody Loves a Clown" is a song written by Thomas Lesslie Snuff Garrett, Gary Lewis, and Leon Russell and was recorded by Gary Lewis & the Playboys for their 1965 album, Everybody Loves a Clown . Everybody Loves a Clown. You Don't Have to Paint Me a Picture.