You're the Reason I'm Living

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"You're the Reason I'm Living"
Single by Bobby Darin
from the album You're the Reason I'm Living
B-side"Now You're Gone"
ReleasedDecember 31, 1962
Recorded1962
StudioCapitol Studios, Hollywood, California
GenrePop
Length2:29
LabelCapitol
Songwriter(s)Bobby Darin
Producer(s)Nick Venet
Bobby Darin singles chronology
"I Found a New Baby"
(1962)
"You're the Reason I'm Living"
(1962)
"18 Yellow Roses"
(1963)

"You're the Reason I'm Living"" is a 1963 single written and performed by Bobby Darin,[1] from his album of the same name. Musicians on the recording session included drummer Earl Palmer.[2]

Chart performance[edit]

The single was very successful spending 2 weeks at #3 on Billboard's Hot 100 singles chart beginning March 16, 1963. "You're the Reason I'm Living" peaked at #9 on the Hot R&B Singles chart.[3]

Cover versions[edit]

  • Elvis Presley recorded a live version of the song for 1975's "Live in Las Vegas."

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://secondhandsongs.com/performance/47941
  2. ^ Scherman, Tony, Backbeat: The Earl Palmer Story, foreword by Wynton Marsalis, Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington D.C., 1999
  3. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles: 1942-2004. Record Research. p. 145.

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