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Freddie and the Dreamers (album)

Freddie and the Dreamers is the eponymous debut album from the British Invasion band Freddie and the Dreamers from Manchester, England. It was released in the United Kingdom in 1963, peaking at number five in the UK Albums Chart[1] and reaching number 19 in the US albums chart on May 22, 1965. It was the only 33​13 RPM record by the group to chart in America.[2]

Freddie and the Dreamers
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Studio album by Freddie and the Dreamers
Released 1963 (UK)
1965 (US)
Recorded 1963, England
Genre Rock
Label Columbia, EMI
Producer John Burgess
Singles from Freddie and the Dreamers
  1. "If You Gotta Make a Fool of Somebody"
    Released: June 1963

Track listingEdit

Side one
  1. "If You Gotta Make a Fool of Somebody" (Rudy Clark)
  2. "Some Other Guy" (Richie Barrett, Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller [as Elmo Glick])
  3. "Somebody Else's Girl" (Montgomery)
  4. "Yes I Do" (MacLaine, Bocking, Weatton)
  5. "Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah" (Voc. Pete Birrell and Roy Crewdson) (Ray Gilbert, Allie Wrubel)
  6. "Drink This Up It'll Make You Sleep" (Mitch Murray)
  7. "I Understand" (Best)
Side two
  1. "Sally Anne" (Klein)
  2. "I'm a Hog for You" (Voc. Pete Birrell) (Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller)
  3. "The Wedding" (Jay, Prieto)
  4. "Money (That's What I Want)" (Berry Gordy, Janie Bradford)
  5. "Crying" (Roy Orbison, Joe Melson)
  6. "He Got What He Wanted (but He Lost What He Had)" (Richard Penniman)
  7. "Kansas City"



  1. ^ Lazell, Rees and Crampton, Rock Movers and Shakers:An A to Z of the People Who Made Rock Happen, Billboard Puvlications, Inc. New York, 1989
  2. ^ Whitburn, Joel, The Billboard Book of Top 40 Albums: Revised and Enlarged Edition, Billboard Books, New York, 1991