FlinterFile: Gene Pitney- Twenty-Four Hours From Tulsa
In 1964, Gene Pitney continued his work with the songwriter-duo Burt Bacharach and Hal David. They had earlier written the song The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, which was written for the movie with the same name, but never used. The new song was not written for a movie, since there was no movie to write for. Therefore, Hal David came up with his own movie plot. The song has a simple plot: a man gives in to temptation.The song became one of the biggest hits for Gene Pitney, peaking at number 5 in the UK and number 17 in the US. Enjoy
Gene Pitney- Twenty-Four Hours From Tulsa
Posted on September 9, 2015, in 1960-1969, FlinterFiles Song Archive and tagged 1964, burt bacharach, FlinterFiles Song Archive, gene pitney, hal david, hit, movie, Music, sixties, the man who shot liberty valance, twenty-four hours from tulsa. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.
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