Just One Look

Album: Greatest Hits (1963)
Charted: 10
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  • Just one look and I fell so hard
    In love with you, oh oh, oh oh
    I found out how good it feels
    To have your love, oh oh, oh oh

    Say you will, will be mine
    Forever and always, oh oh, oh oh
    Just one look and I knew
    That you were my only one
    Oh oh oh oh!

    I thought I was dreamin'
    But I was wrong, yeah, yeah, yeah
    Oh, but-a, I'm gonna keep on schemin'
    Till I can a-make you, make you my own!

    So you see, I really care
    Without you I'm nothin', oh oh, oh oh
    Just one look and I know
    I'll get you someday, oh oh, oh oh

    Just one look, that's all it took
    Just one look, that's all it took
    Just one look, that's all it took Writer/s: Doris Payne, Gregory Carroll
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 7

  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn this day in 1964 {March 26th} the Hollies' covered version of "Just One Look" peaked at #2* {for 1 week} the the United Kingdom's Official Top 50 Singles chart, the week it was at #2, the #1 record for that week was "Little Children" by Billy J. Kramer and the Dakotas...
    "Just One Look" reached #98 on Billboard's Top 100 chart...
    Between 1963 and 1993 the English band had thirty three records on the United Kingdom's Singles chart, eighteen made the Top 10 with two reaching #1, "I'm Alive" for three non-consecutive weeks in June of 1965 and "He Ain't Heavy He's My Brother" for two weeks in September of 1988...
    * "Just One Look" was the Hollies' first of four of their records to peak at #2, their three other #2 records were "I Can't Let Go" {1966}, "Stop Stop Stop" {1966}, and "The Air That I Breathe" {1974}...
    And from the 'For What It's Worth' department, the remainder of the UK Singles' Top 10 on March 26th, 1964:
    At #3. "Not Fade Away" by the Rolling Stones
    #4. "Anyone Who Had A Heart" by Cilla Black
    #5. "I Love You Because" by Jim Reeves
    #6. "Bits and Pieces" by the Dave Clark Five
    #7. "That Girl Belongs To Yesterday" by Gene Pitney
    #8. "Can't Buy Me Love" by the Beatles
    #9. "Boys Cry" by Eden Kane
    #10. "Diane" by the Bachelors
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn July 11th, 1963, Doris Troy performed "Just One Look" on the Dick Clark ABC-TV network weekday-afternoon program 'American Bandstand'...
    At the time the song was at #20 on Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart; two weeks later it would peak at #10 {for 2 weeks} and it spent 14 weeks on the Top 100...
    It reached #3 on Billboard's Hot R&B Singles chart...
    And on August 5th, 1963 it peaked at #1 {for 3 weeks} on the Canadian CHUM Weekly Singles chart, it had bumped Elvis' "(You're The) Devil In Disguise" out of the top spot...
    Ms. Troy, born Doris Elaine Higginsen and aka Doris Payne, passed away at the age of 67 on February 16th, 2004...
    May she R.I.P.
  • Natalie from LondonThe Publisher for this song is actually Angusa Music Ltd. in the British Common Wealth as it would have been defined in 1964 excluding Australasia and Canada.
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn June 2nd 1963, "Just One Look" by Doris Troy entered Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart at position #100; and on July 21st it peaked at #10 (for 2 weeks) and spent 14 weeks on the Top 100...
    When she co-wrote the song with Gregory Carroll she used the last name Payne on the record's label.
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn December 30th 1965, the Hollie performed "Just One Look" on the ABC-TV program 'Shindig!'...
    A year and a half earlier on June 10th, 1964 the Hollies entered Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart for a one week stay at position #98 with the song...
    They re-entered the Top 100 on September 24th, 1967, this time it reached #44...
    Two other covered versions charted on the Top 100 in the 1970s; Anne Murray (#86 in 1974) and Linda Ronstadt (#44 in 1979)...
    The trio Faith, Hope, & Charity took it to #38 in the United Kingdom in 1975.
  • Roy from Los Angeles, CaDoris Troy performs this song in ARETHA FRANKLIN PRESENTS SOUL REWIND on PBS. Hosted by the Queen of Soul herself, the special offers an abundance of long-lost archival material that has been recovered from film vaults across the United States, England, Germany and France - yielding a treasure trove of precious and vital footage.
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyAs stated above it was her only Top 100 record but it did make the Top 10, peaking at No. 10!!! {Sadly she passed away on Feb. 16th, 2004 in Las Vegas, NV at age 67 from emphysema}
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