I Keep Forgettin'
"I Keep Forgettin'" is a song by Chuck Jackson, written by Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller, and Garfield. It appears on his second studio album Any Day Now. It peaked at No. 55 on the Billboard Top 100 and remained on the chart for 7 weeks. It did not chart on the R&B chart. This single is often cited as one of the most innovative yet least commercial singles written and produced by Leiber-Stoller.
|"I Keep Forgettin'"|
|Single by Chuck Jackson|
|from the album Any Day Now|
|Recorded||Bell Sound Studios, New York, New York, U.S.|
|Chuck Jackson singles chronology|
In 1982, Michael McDonald released a song titled "I Keep Forgettin' (Every Time You're Near)", its similarity to Jackson's "I Keep Forgettin'" resulted in Leiber and Stoller being given a songwriting credit.
|Billboard Top 100||55|
- The Artwoods recorded a version of the song for their 1966 album Art Gallery.
- Checkmates, Ltd. featuring lead singer Sonny Charles recorded a version for their 1969 album Love Is All We Have to Give produced by Phil Spector. They released it as a single in 1970, but it did not chart.
- Procol Harum recorded a version of the song. It appeared on the album Procol's Ninth, released in 1975 and produced by Leiber/Stoller.
- Roger Chapman recorded a live version for his 1979 album Live in Hamburg.
- Ringo Starr recorded a version of the song for his 1983 album Old Wave.
- David Bowie recorded a version of the song for his 1984 album Tonight.
- Joe Cocker recorded a version of the song for his 2004 album Heart & Soul.
- "Chuck Jackson - I keep Forgettin'". 45cat. Retrieved 20 January 2016.
- Checkmates, Ltd., "I Keep Forgettin'" single release Retrieved January 26, 2016.
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