Listen People

"Listen People" is a song written by Graham Gouldman and performed by the Herman's Hermits. The theme is based on the traditional hymn "Jesus Let Us Come to Know You." It reached #1 in Canada,[1] #3 on both the Billboard Hot 100 and Australian charts, and #7 on both the New Zealand and Swedish charts[2] in 1966. It was featured on their 1966 album, Volume 2: The Best of Herman's Hermits.[3]

"Listen People"
Single by Herman's Hermits
from the album Volume 2: The Best Of Herman's Hermits
B-side"Got a Feeling"
ReleasedFebruary 1966 (US)
11 March 1966 (UK)
RecordedDe Lane Lea Studios, London, 16 July 1965
GenrePop rock
Length2:31
LabelMGM 13462
Songwriter(s)Graham Gouldman
Producer(s)Mickie Most
Herman's Hermits singles chronology
"A Must to Avoid"
(1965)
"Listen People"
(1966)
"This Door Swings Both Ways"
(1966)

The song was also released in the United Kingdom as the B-side to their 1966 single, "You Won't Be Leaving".[4]

The song was produced by Mickie Most.[5]

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In mediaEdit

The Herman's Hermits version was featured in the 1965 film, When the Boys Meet the Girls and is on the film's soundtrack.

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