Australian singles chart:
Mrs Brown You’ve Got a Lovely Daughter entered the Kent charts on 8 May 1965 and was a #1 hit. The song was #9 on the Top 100 of 1965.
The song is on the 1965 album Herman’s Hermits.
Record label of Australian release:
This song is about a guy who is heartbroken over losing his girl, so he decides to tell her mother all about it. It was originally sung by the actor Tom Courtenay in a 1963 British television play called The Lads, which Herman’s Hermits lead singer Peter Noone recorded on tape. He and the band learned the song and started playing it in their live sets.
The song was written by Trevor Peacock who was also appearing in the play. Peacock is well known to British TV audiences for playing the part of Jim Trott in the BBC sitcom The Vicar of Dibley.
Read more: www.songfacts.com/facts/hermans-hermits/mrs-brown-youve-got-a-lovely-daughter
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