SEARCHERS

"Love Potion No. 9"



Discography:

The Searchers in The Sixties


1. Meet The Searchers - Pye 1963

Tracks:
1. Sweets for My Sweet / 2. Alright / 3. Love Potion Number Nine / 4. Farmer John / 5. Stand by Me / 6. Money / 7. Doo Ron Ron / 8. Ain't Gonna Kiss Ya / 9. Since You Broke My Heart / 10. Tricky Dicky / 11. Where Have All the Flowers Gone / 12. Twist and Shout / 13. It's All Been a Dream / 14. Mais C'Etait un Reve / 15. Liebe / 16. Farmer John / 17. Sweets for My Sweet / 18. All My Sorrows / 19. Jambalaya / 20. Rosalie / 21. Darling Do You Miss Me / 22. Maybelline / 23. Sho' Know a Lot About Love / 24. Maggie Mae / 25. Let's Stomp / 26. Ain't That Just Like Me / 27. Sweet Little Sixteen

Rating : 6

2. Sugar and Spice - Pye 1963

Tracks:
1. Sugar and Spice / 2. Don't Cha Know / 3. Some Other Guy / 4. One of These Days / 5. Listen to Me / 6. Unhappy Girls / 7. Ain't That Just Like Me / 8. Oh My Lover / 9. Saints and Searchers / 10. Cherry Stones / 11. All My Sorrows / 12. Hungry for Love / 13. Saturday Night Out / 14. C'est de Notre Age / 15. Slst Sie / 16. Ils la Chantaient II y a Longtemps / 17. Bye Bye Johnny / 18. Farmer John / 19. Money / 20. Sweets for My Sweet / 21. Ain't That Just Like Me / 22. Let the Four Winds Blow / 23. Ain't Gonna Kiss Ya / 24. Some Other Guy / 25. Alright / 26. Needles and Pins / 27. What'd I Say

Rating : 5

3. It's The Searchers - Pye 1964

Tracks:
1. Its In Her Kiss / 2. Glad All Over / 3. Sea Of Heartbreak / 4. Livin Lovin Wreck / 5. Where Have You Been / 6. Shimmy Shimmy / 7. Needles And Pins / 8. The Empty Place / 9. Gonna Send You Back To Georgia / 10. I Count The Tears / 11. Hi Heel Sneakers / 12. Cant Help Forgiving You / 13. Sho Know Enough About Love / 14. Dont Throw Your Love Away / 15. I Pretend Im With You / 16. Someday Were Gonna Love Again / 17. No One Else Could Love You / 18. Tausend Nadelstiche / 19. Cest Arrive Comme Ca / 20. I (Who Have Nothing) + 14 stereo versions

Rating : 7

4. Sounds Like The Searchers - Pye 1965

Tracks:
1. Everybody Come and Clap Your Hands / 2. If I Could Find Someone / 3. Magic Potion / 4. I Don't Want to Go on Without You / 5. Bumble Bee / 6. Something You Got Baby / 7. Let the Good Times Roll / 8. Tear Fell / 9. Till You Say You'll Be Mine / 10. You Wanna Make Her Happy / 11. Everything You Do / 12. Goodnight Baby / 13. When You Walk in the Room [*] / 14. I'll Be Missing You [*] / 15. What Have They Done to the Rain [*] / 16. This Feeling Inside [*] / 17. System [*] / 18. Goodbye My Love [*] / 19. Till I Met You [*] / 20. Wenn Ich Dich Seh / + 12 stereo versions

Rating : 6

5. Take Me For What Im Worth - Pye 1965

Tracks:
1. Im Ready / 2. Ill Be Doggone / 3. Does She Really Care For Me / 4. Its Time / 5. Too Many Miles / 6. You Cant Lie To A Liar / 7. Dont You Know Why / 8. Im Your Loving Man / 9. Each Time / 10. Be My Baby / 11. Four Strong Winds / 12. Take Me For What Im Worth / 13. Hes Got No Love / 14. So Far Away / 15. When I Get Home / 16. Im Never Coming Back / 17. Verzeth My Love / 18. Ill Be Doggone / 19. Once Upon A Time / + 12 stereo versions

Rating : 7

6. Play The System - PRT 1987 ( 63-67 )

Tracks:
1. Its All Been a Dream / 2. Sataurday Night Out / 3. I Pretend Im With You/ 4. Noone Else Could Love You / 5. Ill Be Missing You / 6. This Feeling Inside / 7. Till I Met You / 8. So Far Away / 9. Im Never Coming Back / 10. Dont Hide it Away / 11. Its Just the Way / 12. Popcorn Double Feature / 13. Lovers / 14. Western Union / 15. Ill Cry Tomorrow / 16. Second Hand Dealer / 17. Crazy Dreams / 18. The System

Rating : 9

7. The Swedish Radio Sessions - Sanctuary 2001 ( 63-67 )

Tracks:
1. Farmer John / 2. Money / 3. Sweets For My Sweet / 4. Aint That Just Like Me / 5. Let The Four Winds Blow / 6. Ait Gonna Kiss Ya / 7. Some Other Guy / 8. Alright / 9. Needles And Pins / 10. Whatd I Say / 11. Red Sails In The Sunset / 12. Memphis Tennessee / 13. Needles And Pins / 14. Hi-Heel Sneakers / 15. What Have They Done To The Rain / 16. Glad All Over / 17. Let The Four Winds Blow / 18. Whatd I Say / 19. Have You Ever Loved Somebody / 20. Take Me For What Im Worth / 21. Western Union / 22. When You Walk In The Room / 23. Needles And Pins / 24. See See Rider Jenny Take A Ride

Rating :

8. BBC Sessions - Castle - 2004 ( 63-67 )

Tracks:
1. When You Walk in the Room / 2. Chris Curtis Interview / 3. This Feeling Inside / 4. What Have They Done to the Rain? / 5. Searchers: The Interview / 6. Something You Got Baby / 7. Let the Good Times Roll / 8. Everything You Do / 9. Chris Curtis Interview / 10. Goodbye My Love / 11. Chris Curtis Interview / 12. Magic Potion / 13. Chris Curtis Interview / 14. Bumble Bee / 15. Everybody Come Clap Your Hands / 16. Sweet Little Sixteen / 17. Interview / 18. Glad All Over / 19. Chris Curtis Interview / 20. He's Got No Love / 21. Be My Baby //1. Ready Teddy / 2. Four Strong Winds / 3. Chris Curtis Interview / 4. When I Get Home / 5. I'm Never Coming Back / 6. Too Many Miles / 7. Mike Pender Interview / 8. Take Me for What I'm Worth / 9. It's Time / 10. Mike Pender Interview / 11. Take It or Leave It / 12. Blowin' in the Wind / 13. Mike Pender Interview / 14. Have You Ever Loved Somebody / 15. Medley: C C Rider/Jenny Take a Ride / 16. Frank Allen Interview / 17. Popcorn Double Feature / 18. Goodbye, So Long / 19. I'll Be Loving You / 20. Western Union / 21. I Don't Believe

Rating :

My Suggestion For a 80 minutes (app.) Best Of Compilation:


1. When You Walk In The Room ( DeShannon ) Hits Collection
2. Needles and Pins ( Nietsche/Bono ) Its The Searchers
3. Take Me For What Im Worth ( Sloan ) Take Me For What Im Worth
4. Too Many Miles ( Allen/Curtis/McNally/Pender ) Take Me For What Im Worth
5. Goodnight Baby( Barry/Greenwich ) Sounds Like The Searchers
6. No One Else Could Love You ( Curtis ) Play The System
7. Till I Met You ( Curtis/Allen/McNally/Pender ) Play The System
8. Pop Corn Double Feature ( English/Weiss ) Play The System
9. Ill Cry Tomorrow ( Pender/McNally ) Play The System
10. Second Hand Dealer ( Pender/Allen ) Play The System
11. When I Get Home ( Darin/Alquist ) Hits Collection
12. Goodbye My Love ( Mosley/Swearington ) Hits Collection
13. Four Strong Winds ( Tyson ) Take Me For What Im Worth
14. Ill Be Doggone ( Robinson/Moore/Tarplin ) Take Me For What Im Worth
15. Sweets For My Sweet ( Pomus/Shuman ) Meet The Searchers
16. Love Potion No. 9 ( Leiber/Stoller ) Meet The Searchers
17. Sugar and Spice ( Nightingale ) Sugar and Spice
18. Where Have You Been ( Gunter ) Its The Searchers
19. Dont Throw Your Love Away ( Jackson/Wisner ) Its The Searchers
20. If I Could Find Someone ( Curtis ) Sounds Like The Searchers
21. Each Time ( DeShannon ) Take Me For What Im Worth
22. What Have They Done To The Rain ( Reynolds ) Hits Collection
23. Hes Got No Love ( Curtis/Pender ) Hits Collection
24. Take It Or Leave It ( Jagger/Richards ) Hits Collection
25. Its Just The Way ( McNally/Pender ) Play The System
26. Western Union ( Rabon/Ezel/Durill ) Play The System
27. Crazy Dreams ( McNally ) Play The System
28. Umbrella Man ( Young ) Liberty Single 1968
29. Ill Be Missing You ( Curtis/McNally/Pender ) Play The System
30. I Pretend Im With You ( Curtis ) Play The System
31. Saturday Night Out ( Richards/Anthony ) Play The System
32. Have You Ever Loved Somebody ( Clarke/Hichs/Nash ) Hits Collection
33. Its In Her Kiss ( Clark ) Its The Searchers
34. All My Sorrows ( Yarborough ) Sugar and Spice
35. Listen To Me ( Holly/Petty ) Sugar and Spice
36. Twist and Shout ( Russell/Medley ) Meet The Searchers
37. Since You Broke My Heart ( Everly ) Meet The Searchers
38. Sho Know a Lot About Love ( Mize/Paxton ) Its The Searchers
39. Till You Say Youll Be Mine ( DeShannon ) Sounds Like The Searchers
40. I'll Be Loving You ( McNally/Pender/Allen/Curtis ) BBC Sessions
41. So Far Away ( Curtis ) Play The System

The 1970s and 1980s


1. Second Take - RCA 1971 ( 13-25 CD bonus-tracks )

Tracks:
1. Sugar And Spice / 2. Don't Throw Your Love Away / 3. Farmer John / 4. Come On Back To Me / 5. When You Walk In The Room / 6. Needles And Pins / 7. Desdemona / 8. Goodbye My Love / 9. Love Potion Number Nine / 10. Sweets For My Sweet / 11. Take Me For What I'm Worth / 12. What Have They Done To The Rain / 13. The World Is Waiting For Tomorrow / 14. Love Is Everywhere / 15. And A Button / 16. Sing Singer Sing / 17. Vahevala / 18. Madman / 19. Solitaire / 20. Spicks And Specks / 21. Bite It Deep / 22. Indigo Spring / 23. I Really Don't Have The Time / 24. Think Of My Life / 25. Don't Shut Me Out

Rating : 6

2. The Searchers - Sire 1979

Tracks:
1. Hearts In Her Eyes / 2. Switchbox Susan / 3. Feeling Fine / 4. Back to the War / 5. This Kind of Love Affair / 6. Lost In Your Eyes / 7. It's Too Late / 8. Love's Melody / 9. No Dancing / 10. Don't Hang On / 11. Love's Gonna Be Strong

Rating : 6

3. Play For Today/Love's Melodies - Sire 1980

Tracks:
1. Another Night / 2. September Gurls / 3. Murder In My Heart / 4. She's Made a Fool of You / 5. Silver / 6. Sick And Tired (re-make) / 7. Radio Romance / 8. Infatuation / 9. Almost Saturday Night / 10. Everything But a Heartbeat / 11. Little Bit of Heaven / 12. You Are the New Day

Rating : 8

4. Hungry Hearts - Cocunot 1988

Tracks:
1. Forever In Love / 2. Love Lies Bleeding / 3. Lonely Weekend / 4. Somebody Told Me You Were Crying / 5. Every Little Tear / 6. Sweets For My Sweet (re-make) / 7. No Other Love / 8. This Boy's In Love / 9. Fooled Myself In Love / 10. Baby I Do / 11. Push Push / 12. Needles And Pins (re-make)

Rating :

5. German, French and Rare - Repertoire 1990 ( 63-82 )

Tracks:
1. I Dont Want to Be the One / 2. Hollywood / 3. Sss ist Sie / 4. Liebe / 5. Tausend Nadelstiche / 6. Farmer John / 7. Verzeih my Love / 8. Wenn ich dich sehe / 9. Mais Ctat un Reve / 10. Cst Arrive Comme Ca / 11. Cest Notre Age / 12. Ils la Chantaint il y a Longtemps / 13. Have I Done Something Wrong / 14. Aggravation / 15. Ill Be Doggone / 16. Medley / 17. Umbrella Man / 18. Over the Weekend / 19. Shoot m Up Baby / 20. Suzanna / 21. Kinky Kathy Abernathy / 22. Somebody Shot the Lollipop Man / 23. Pussy Willow Dragon / 24. Shoot em Up Baby

Rating : 6


6. The Sire Sessions - Raven 1997 ( 79-82 )

Tracks:
1. Hearts in Her Eyes / 2. Switchboard Susan / 3. Feeling Fine / 4. This Kind of Love Affair / 5. Lost in Your Eyes / 6. It's Too Late / 7. No Dancing / 8. Coming from the Heart / 9. Don't Hang On / 10. Love's Gonna Be Strong / 11. Back to the War / 12. Love's Melody / 13. Silver / 14. Infatuation / 15. She Made a Fool of You / 16. Almost Saturday Night / 17. You Are the New Day / 18. Everything But a Heartache / 19. Radio Romance / 20. Murder in My Heart / 21. September Gurls / 22. Another Night / 23. Changing

Rating : 8


My Suggestion For a 80 minutes (app.) Best Of Compilation:


1. Desdemona ( Avon/Spiro ) Second Take
2. Infatuation ( Bishop ) Play For Today
3. Radio Romance ( Birch/Shuttleworth/Collins) Play For Today
4. Heart in Her Eyes ( Birch/Wicks ) The Searchers
5. When You Walk In The Room ( DeShannon ) Second Take
6. Bite It Deep ( Unknown ) Second Take - bonus
7. Its Too Late ( David ) The Searchers
8. Silver ( Paul ) Play For Today
9. Almost Saturday Night ( Fogerty ) Play For Today
10. You Are The New Day ( David ) Play For Today
11. Everything But a Heartache ( Birch/Ball ) Play For Today
12. September Gurls ( Chilton ) Play For Today
13. Hollywood ( McNally/Pender/Allen ) German, French, Rare
14. Loves Melody ( McMasters ) Play For Today
15. Switchboard Susan ( Jupp ) The Searchers
16. Dont Shut Me Out ( Gates ) Second Take - bonus
17. Solitiare ( Sedaka/Cody ) Second Take - bonus
18. The Worlds Waiting For Tomorrow ( McNally ) Second Take - bonus
19. What Have They Done To The Rain ( Reynolds) Second Take
20. Take Me For What Im Worth ( Sloan ) Second Take
21. Needles and Pins ( Nitsche/Bono ) Second Take
22. Sugar and Spice ( Nightingale ) Second Take
23. Indigo Spring ( Unknown ) Second Take - bonus
24. This Kind of Love Affair ( McNally/Pender/Allen ) The Searchers
25. Murder in My Heart ( Thomas ) Play For Today
26. A Little Bit Of Heaven ( McNally/Pender/Allen ) Play For Today
27. A Good Way To Fall ( Allen ) 30th Anniversary Album
28. Changing ( McNally/Pender/Allen ) Single B-side 1981
29. For What its Worth ( Stills ) 40th Anniversary Album
30. Forever in Love ( Van Haaren ) Hungry Hearts

Essential Albums!

Original albums as listed and rated on Rate Your Music - December 25 - 2005

52 Meet the Searchers - 1963
139 Sugar and Spice - 1963
231 Take me for What Im Worth - 1965
666 The Searchers - 1979
532 Loves Melodies - 1981
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