Count Me In (Gary Lewis & the Playboys song)

"Count Me In" is a song written by Glen Hardin and performed by Gary Lewis & the Playboys. The song was produced by Snuff Garrett and arranged by Leon Russell,[1] and reached No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100,[2] behind Mrs. Brown, You've Got a Lovely Daughter by Herman's Hermits.[3] Outside the US, "Count Me In" went to No. 6 in Canada,[4] and No. 49 in Australia in 1965. It was featured on their 1965 album, A Session with Gary Lewis and the Playboys.[5]

"Count Me In"
Single by Gary Lewis & the Playboys
from the album A Session with Gary Lewis and the Playboys
B-side"Little Miss Go-Go"
ReleasedMarch 1965
GenrePop rock
Length2:20
LabelLiberty
Songwriter(s)Glen Hardin
Producer(s)Snuff Garrett
Gary Lewis & the Playboys singles chronology
"This Diamond Ring"
(1964)
"Count Me In"
(1965)
"Save Your Heart for Me"
(1965)

Other versionsEdit

  • On the 2009 album, Dancing the Whole Way Home by Miss Li, "Bourgeois Shangri-la", uses piano sampling from the Gary Lewis & the Playboys version.
  • The melody of the song was used by the Playboys in an advertisement for Coca-Cola.

ReferencesEdit