Everybody Loves a Clown (album). Everybody Loves a Clown is the third studio album by American band Gary Lewis & the Playboys, and was released in 1965 on Liberty Records, LRP-3428
Complete your Gary Lewis & The Playboys collection.
Gary Lewis and The Playboys. Everybody Loves A Clown.
Gary Lewis & the Playboys were an American 1960s era pop and rock group, fronted by musician Gary Lewis, the son of comedian Jerry Lewis. They are best known for their 1965 Billboard Hot 100 number-one single "This Diamond Ring", which was the first of a string of hit singles they had in 1965 and 1966. The band had an earnest, boy-next-door image similar to British invasion contemporaries such as Herman's Hermits and Gerry and the Pacemakers.
Gary Lewis & the Playboys' albums are inevitably a less than satisfying experience - Lewis' vocal abilities were good enough that, with Snuff Garrett, Leon Russell, and a cadre of . s top session musicians surrounding him and the best possible tunes to work with, he could generate hit singles. Putting together a dozen good songs at a time, however, was beyond anyone's ability where Lewis was involved.
Album: Everybody Loves a Clown (1965). Charted: 4. Get the Sheet Music License This Song. The fourth of seven Top 10 hits for Gary Lewis & the Playboys, this was the first song recorded song that Lewis also wrote; he composed it with his arranger Leon Russell along with Thomas Leslie. Lewis said in a Songfacts interview: "I always used to hang out at Leon Russell's house with him, because it was very conducive over there to creation. I mean, everybody that lived over there with Leon were musicians from Tulsa, Oklahoma. I liked all those guys a lot and everybody was always working on songs and beats and words.
Everybody Loves a Clown. This song is by Gary Lewis and the Playboys and appears on the album Everybody Loves a Clown (1965) by Gary Lewis & The Playboys. This song has been covered by Jan & Dean under the title "Everybody Loves a Clown". Everybody loves a clown, so why don't you?Everybody laughs at the things that I say and doThey all laugh when they see me comingBut you don't laugh; you just go home running. Everybody loves a clown, so why can't you?A clown has feelings too.
Everybody loves a clown, so why don't you? Everybody laughs at the things that I say and do. They all laugh when they see me coming, But you don't laugh; you just go home running. Everybody loves a clown, so why can't you? A clown has feelings too. I joke around at a party when you are there. But you don't laugh, you don't look; you just don't care. If you wondered why this clown is crying, look a little closer; inside I'm dying