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“This is Dedicated to the one I love – The Shirelles”

29 May
“This is Dedicated to the one I love – The Shirelles”

Dedicated to the One I Love” is a song written by Lowman Pauling and Ralph Bass which was a hit for The “5” Royales, The Shirelles and The Mamas & the Papas.[1] Pauling was the guitarist of The “5” Royales, the group that recorded the original version of this song, produced by Bass, in 1957. Their version was re-released in 1961 and charted at #81 on the Billboard Hot 100.[2]

The Shirelles version

A version recorded by The Shirelles[1] reached #83 in 1959.[3] In 1961, they re-released their version and it reached #3 on the Hot 100 chart and #2 on the R&B charts.[4]

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