Long Haired Lover From Liverpool

Album: Killer Joe (1972)
Charted: 1 38
  • I'll be your long haired lover from Liverpool,
    And I'll do anything you say.
    I'll be your clown or your puppet or your April Fool,
    If you'll be my sunshine daisy from L.A.

    I'll be your leprechaun and sit upon an old toad stool,
    I'll serenade you till I'm old and gray.
    I'll be your long haired lover from Liverpool,
    You'll be my sunshine daisy from L.A.

    You'll be my lovely daisy on the mountainside,
    There are lots of other flowers, too.
    But all the other flowers hung their heads and cried
    Because the loveliest of all of them was you.

    But you were evidently the exception to the rule,
    I picked you quickly then I ran away.
    'Cause I was your long haired lover from Liverpool,
    You were my sunshine daisy from L.A.

    I'll be your long haired lover from Liverpool,
    And I'll do anything you ask.
    I'll be your clown or your puppet or your April Fool,
    Cut my hair, I'll even wear a mask.

    I'll be your Valentine, and you'll be mine, and things'll be cool.
    We'll move along together every day.
    I'll be your long haired lover from Liverpool,
    You'll be my sunshine daisy from L.A.,
    You'll be my sunshine daisy from L.A.

    I'll be your long haired lover from Liverpool,
    And I'll do anything you ask.
    I'll be your clown or your puppet or your April Fool,
    Cut my hair I'll even wear a mask.

    I'll be your Valentine, and you'll be mine, and things'll be cool.
    We'll move along together every day.
    I'll be your long haired lover from Liverpool,
    You'll be my sunshine daisy from L.A....

Comments: 2

  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn this day in 1972 {August 14th} 10-year-old Little Jimmy Osmond's "Long Haired Lover from Liverpool" peaked at #2 {for 1 week} on the Australian Kent Music Report chart, the week it was at #2, the #1 record for that week was a covered version of "Puppy Love" by his 14-year-old brother, Donny Osmond...
    Four months later on December 17th, "Long Haired Lover From Liverpool" peaked at #1 {for 5 weeks} on the United Kingdom's Singles chart...
    It reached #38 on the U.S.A. Billboard's Top 100 chart...
    And from the 'For What It's Worth' department, the remainder of the Kent Music Report's Top 10 on August 14th, 1972:
    At #3. "Daddy Don't You Walk So Fast" by Wayne Newton
    #4. "The Candy Man" by -Sammy Davis, Jr.
    #5. "The Redback On The Toilet Seat" by Slim Newton
    #6. "Long Cool Woman (In a Black Dress)" by The Hollies
    #7. "(Last Night) I Didn't Get To Sleep At All" by the Fifth Dimension
    #8. "Beautiful Sunday" by Daniel Boone
    #9. "Sylvia's Mother" by Dr.Hook And The Medicine Show
    #10 "Metal Guru" by T.Rex
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn April 16th 1972, "Long Haired Lover from Liverpool" by Little Jimmy Osmond entered Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart at position #98; and on June 11th it peaked at #38 (for 1 week) and spent 10 weeks on the Top 100...
    And on December 17th, 1972 it reached #1 (for 5 weeks) on the United Kingdom's Singles chart...
    He had one other Top 100 record, "Tweedlee Dee", it peaked at #59 in 1973...
    Plus today James Arthur Osmond is celebrating his 52nd birthday; he was born on April 16th, 1963.
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