Australian singles chart:
She’s Not There entered the Kent charts on 3 October 1964 and peaked at #11. The song was #91 on the Top 100 of 1964.
The Zombies recorded She’s Not There in one take after they won a talent contest at their college called the Herts Beat competition. The prize was a recording session.
The group signed to Decca Records, and their keyboard player Rod Argent came up with this song for the session. It tells the story of an alluring woman who won’t be tied down to one man – the singer wants to tell us all about her, but he can only use words, since she’s not there.
This was The Zombies first single.
Read more: www.songfacts.com/facts/the-zombies/shes-not-there
More about The Zombies on Wikipedia: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Zombies
This song is also on our Spotify playlist Bang a Gong – the 60s
Santana: She’s Not There
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