Album: Greatest Hits (1965)
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  • If you need someone to count on, count me in
    Someone you can rely on through thick and thin
    When you start to count the ones that you might ever doubt
    If you think of counting me, count me out
    When you count the ones that want you, count me, too
    And if I'm not first on your list, count me blue
    Just be sure you count on me and when the countin's through
    Count me madly in love with you
    If you need someone to count on when you're down
    And all your other friends you've lost, count me found
    Just be sure you count on me when you're down and out
    Count me in through thick and thin or it don't count
    When you count the ones that want you, count me, too
    And if I'm not first on your list, count me blue
    Just be sure you count on me and when the countin's through
    Count me madly in love with you
    (ooh, ooh, ooh, ooh, ooh, ooh)
    (ooh, ooh, ooh, ooh, ooh, ooh)
    FADE
    (ooh, ooh, ooh, ooh, ooh, ooh)

Comments: 2

  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn this day in 1965 {May 2nd} "Count Me In" peaked at #2 on Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart, and they were the only American act on that week's Top 10...
    #1. "Mrs. Brown You've Got A Lovely Daughter" by Herman’s Hermits
    #2. "Count Me In" by Gary Lewis and the Playboys
    #3. "Ticket To Ride" by The Beatles
    #4. "Game of Love" by Wayne Fontana and the Mindbenders
    #5. "I'll Never Find Another You" by The Seekers
    #6. "I Know A Place" by Petula Clark
    #7. "Silhouettes" by Herman’s Hermits
    #8. "I'm Telling You Now" by Freddie and the Dreamers (Tower)-9 (1)
    #9. "The Last Time" by The Rolling Stones
    #10. "Cast Your Fate To The Wind" by Sounds Orchestral
    But the Yanks recovered the following week when The Beach Boys, Marvin Gaye, the Righteous Brothers, and Sam the Sham & the Pharaohs moved into the Top 10, making it five American, four British, and one Australian act occupying the Top 10 positions...

  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn April 24, 1965, the '1965 Shower of Stars' tour made a stop at the Memorial Auditorium in Utica, NY; the concert started at 2:30 on a Saturday afternoon and a ticket cost $2...
    One of the acts* on the bill were Gary Lewis and the Playboys, at the time their "Count Me In" was at #11 on Billboard's Top 100 chart, two weeks later it would peak at #2 {for 2 weeks} and it spent a total of eleven weeks on the Top 100...
    Between 1965 and 1969 the group had fifteen records on the Top 100 chart, seven made the Top 10 with one reaching #1**, "This Diamond Ring", for two weeks in 1965...
    Gary Lewis, born Gary Harold Lee Levitch, will celebrate his 72nd birthday in three months on July 31st {2018}...
    *Other acts on the tour were Gene Pitney, Chad & Jeremy, Bobby Goldsboro, Vic Dana, the Crystals, Brian Hyland, and Bill Black's Combo...
    ** Gary Lewis & the Playboys just missed having two more #1 records when both the above "Count Me In" and "Save Your Heart For Me" peaked at #2.
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