Shortly after Cordet's version failed to chart, the song was recorded by Gerry and The Pacemakers themselves in April 1964. [1] The group then decided to issue their own version. The Gerry and The … [2] The record, like the group's earlier releases, was produced by George Martin. 5 on Canada's CHUM Hit Parade,[6] and No. [3] In the US, it was the breakthrough single for the group, spending 12 weeks on the Billboard Hot 100, reaching No.

4 in the first issue of Canada's RPM "Top Forty-5s" chart,[5] while reaching No. Her version was produced by Tony Meehan and released on Decca Records in February 1964. 6 on New Zealand's "Lever Hit Parade". 6. ", "I Like It", "You'll Never Walk Alone" and "I'm the One" - were then reissued in the US to follow up its success, but "Don't Let the Sun Catch You Crying" remained their biggest hit in the United States. It was first recorded and issued as a single by Louise Cordet in February 1964. The song was given first to Louise Cordet, a singer who had previously toured with the group as well as with The Beatles. [8] The group's earlier UK hit singles - "How Do You Do It?

"Don't Let the Sun Catch You Crying" is a song written by Gerry Marsden, Freddie Marsden, Les Chadwick and Les Maguire, the members of British beat group Gerry and the Pacemakers. [4] The song debuted at No. 4.

[4], The song has been recorded by many other singers, including Steve Lawrence (1964), José Feliciano (1968), Rickie Lee Jones (1989), Gloria Estefan (1994), Paul Carrack (2010), Post Image with John Greaves (2011), and Nellie McKay (2015). The Gerry and The Pacemakers recording became an international hit, and remains one of their best known singles. [1], It was released in April 1964 as Gerry and the Pacemakers' fifth single in Britain, and spent 11 weeks on the United Kingdom's Record Retailer chart, reaching No. Shortly after Cordet's version failed to chart, the song was recorded by Gerry and The Pacemakers themselves in April 1964. It was first recorded and issued as a single by Louise Cordet in February 1964. [1], For the 1946 song first released by Louis Jordan and His Tympany Five, see, CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (, "Don't Let the Sun Catch You Crying" at Secondhandsongs, Biography of Louise Cordet by Bruce Eder, Allmusic.com, Gerry and the Pacemakers - Full Official Chart History, Gerry and the Pacemakers - Chart History - The Hot 100, "CHUM Hit Parade – Week of June 22, 1964", "Don't Let the Sun Catch You Crying" at SongFacts.com, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Don%27t_Let_the_Sun_Catch_You_Crying&oldid=976715230, Song recordings produced by George Martin, CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown, Pages using infobox song with unknown parameters, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 4 September 2020, at 15:28. Gerry and the Pacemakers - Don't Let the Sun Catch You Crying

[7], Gerry and the Pacemakers performed the song on their first US television show, The Ed Sullivan Show on 3 May 1964. "Don't Let the Sun Catch You Crying" is a song written by Gerry Marsden, Freddie Marsden, Les Chadwick and Les Maguire, the members of British beat group Gerry and the Pacemakers.