Sunday, June 4, 2017

BEFORE THE HIT VERSION. This post: LXXVIII-  DELTA DAWN. Continues: next week.
These songs are well known but you may not know about the earlier attempts to score a hit record with prior versions of the same song.
Delta Dawn
 Delta Dawn - Helen Reddy
Helen Reddy released "Delta Dawn" only 2 days prior to a version by Bette Midler. The former's single went on to top the American chart. in 1973. It was included on the Australian singer's album 'Long Hard Climb'. 
Tanya Tucker issued the 1st version of the song 1 year before. Her interpretation was a Top 10 hit on the US Country Chart. It was the title track from its parent album.
Delta Dawn - Tanya Tucker
Each new song will be added to the spotify playlist named: ‘Before It Was A Hit Song’.  You can check out the previous earlier / original versions of the hit songs you know and love.
The playlist and other Caffe` Latte` selections can be found at:

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