This Diamond Ring is the debut studio album by American band Gary Lewis & the Playboys, and was released in 1965 on Liberty Records, LRP-3408. It is the first of three charting albums released by the band in 1965. The group was formed in 1964 and was originally known as Gary & the Playboys. Producer Snuff Garrett saw them performing at Disneyland and he brought them into the studio to record the single "This Diamond Ring"
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Gary Lewis & the Playboys were a 1960s rock group fronted by Gary Lewis, son of comedian Jerry Lewis. They are best known for their 1965 Billboard Hot 100 number-one single "This Diamond Ring". Gary Lewis - Drums and vocals. album masterpiece on your hands that would go beyond the two minutes and five seconds that make up "This Diamond Ring. Al Kooper's name is misspelled on the original vinyl pressings. A Session with Gary Lewis &The Playboys
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Gary Lewis And The Playboys – This Diamond Ring. HIT : February 20, 1965. STAYED AT : 2 weeks. Pop music history is a funny thing. Consider, if you will, the winter of 1965. That must’ve been a hell of an exciting time to be listening to pop radio. In February, the songs that had been at the spot for the past couple of months were all monstrous, towering classics
A lot of people love 'This Diamond Ring,' but they think it's a getting together song," says Lewis. They say to me, 'Hey, we got married because of 'This Diamond Ring. I say, 'Really?' I mean, it's a breakup song. This song was the beginning of a run of hits for Gary Lewis & the Playboys, which ended after Lewis was drafted and entered the army . As already stated the song replaced the Righteous Brothers at and for the two weeks it was at "You've Lost That Lovin' Feeling'" was at and it was "My Girl" by the Temptations that bumped Gary out of #1.
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