Australian singles chart:
Gypsy Woman entered the Kent charts on 11 January 1971 and peaked at #9. The song was #53 on the Top 100 of 1971.
Record label of Australian release:
Gypsy Woman was originally recorded in 1961 by the Impressions.
Written by lead singer Curtis Mayfield, this song is about a man who is part of a traveling caravan who falls in love with a gypsy they encounter along the way. Mayfield was probably inspired by the Western movies he enjoyed.
Read more: www.songfacts.com/facts/the-impressions/gypsy-woman
In 1970, Brian Hyland recorded the hit version of Curtis Mayfield’s Gypsy Woman, produced by Del Shannon.
Hyland’s other hit songs were in the 60s, including Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini, Sealed With a Kiss and The Joker Went Wild.
Read more: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brian_Hyland
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