Australian singles charts:
Step Back / Cara-Lyn entered the Kent charts on 11 June 1966 and peaked at #2. The record was #8 on the Top 100 of 1966.
The songs are on Young Johnny which entered the Kent album charts on 17 December 1966 and peaked at #2.
Songwriters – Step Back:
Stevie Wright, George Young
Songwriters – Cara-Lynn:
Bob Feldman, Jerry Goldstein, Richard Gottehrer
Record label of Australian release:
The kick-start for Johnny’s career as a pop star came in early 1966 when The Easybeats visited Perth. They gave Johnny the ultimate seal of approval by presenting him with one of their new songs: Step Back, co-written by Stevie Wright and George Young and it was issued as a single in May 1966, backed by a foot-stomping cover of The Strangeloves’ Cara-lyn.
Read more: www.milesago.com/artists/youngj.htm
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