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This is about a guy who Cathy dumped. He tries to be strong, but everyone knows him as "Cathy's Clown" because she treated him so bad.
This was the first single ever released on the Warner Brothers label in the United Kingdom. The Everly Brothers signed with them after three successful years with Cadence Records. The deal was reputed to be the first million-dollar contract in music history.
This was the first single to simultaneously top the UK and US charts.
This Kentucky singer/songwriter's hits include "She Couldn't Change Me" (recorded by Montgomery Gentry) and "It Ain't Easy Being Me."
Mark Arm of Mudhoney
When he was asked to write a song for the Singles
soundtrack, Mark thought the Seattle grunge scene was already overblown, so that's what he wrote about.