I Didn't Know I Loved You (Till I Saw You Rock and Roll)

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"I Didn't Know I Loved You (Till I Saw You Rock and Roll)"
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Single by Gary Glitter
from the album Glitter
B-side"Hard on Me"
Released1972
GenreGlam rock
Length3:19
LabelBell
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)Mike Leander
Gary Glitter singles chronology
"Rock and Roll"
(1972)
"I Didn't Know I Loved You (Till I Saw You Rock and Roll)"
(1972)
"Do You Wanna Touch Me"
(1973)

"I Didn't Know I Loved You (Till I Saw You Rock and Roll)" is a song by English glam rock singer Gary Glitter, written by Glitter with Mike Leander and produced by Mike Leander. It was released as the second single from his debut studio album, Glitter (1972) and peaked at No. 4 on the UK Singles Chart. It was also Glitter's second and last charted record in the US, peaking at #35. Rock Goddess and Planet Patrol both recorded cover versions in 1983.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "I Didn't Know I Loved You (Till I Saw You Rock and Roll)" – 3:19
  2. "Hard on Me" – 2:24

Chart performance[edit]

Chart Position
Australia (Kent Music Report)[1] 27
France (IFOP)[2] 3
Ireland (IRMA)[3] 5
Netherlands (Dutch Top 40)[4] 15
UK Singles Chart[5] 4
US Billboard Hot 100 35
West Germany (Official German Charts)[6] 12

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kent, David (1993). Australian Chart Book 1970–1992 (illustrated ed.). St Ives, N.S.W.: Australian Chart Book. p. 10. ISBN 0-646-11917-6.
  2. ^ "InfoDisc : Tous les Titres par Artiste" (in French). InfoDisc. Select "Gary Glitter" from the artist drop-down menu. Archived from the original on 13 March 2013. Retrieved 14 June 2017.
  3. ^ "The Irish Charts – Search Results – I Didn't Know I Loved You (Till I Saw You Rock and Roll)". Irish Singles Chart. Retrieved 14 June 2017.
  4. ^ "Nederlandse Top 40 – Gary Glitter - I Didn't Know I Loved You (Till I Saw You Rock and Roll)" (in Dutch). Dutch Top 40. Retrieved 14 June 2017.
  5. ^ Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 11. ISBN 1-904994-10-5.
  6. ^ "Offiziellecharts.de – Gary Glitter – I Didn't Know I Loved You (Till I Saw You Rock and Roll)". GfK Entertainment Charts. Retrieved 14 June 2017. To see peak chart position, click "TITEL VON Gary Glitter"

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