Why Do Lovers Break Each Other's Heart
|"Why Do Lovers Break Each Other's Heart"|
|Single by Bob B. Soxx and the Blue Jeans|
|from the album Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah|
|B-side||"Dr. Kaplan's Office"|
|Studio||Gold Star Studios, Los Angeles|
|Songwriter(s)||Phil Spector, Ellie Greenwich, Tony Powers|
|Bob B. Soxx and the Blue Jeans singles chronology|
"Why Do Lovers Break Each Other's Heart", sometimes shown as "Why Do Lovers Break Each Others Hearts" or "Why Do Lovers (Break Each Other's Heart)", is a pop song written by Phil Spector, Ellie Greenwich and Tony Powers. It was written as a tribute to Frankie Lymon, and was first recorded by Bob B. Soxx and the Blue Jeans. Their version featured lead vocals by Darlene Love, and reached no.38 on the Billboard Hot 100 in early 1963.
|Australia (Kent Music Report)||83|
|United Kingdom (Official Charts Company)||22|
- Review of "Why Do Lovers Break Each Others Hearts?" at Allmusic.com. Retrieved 4 April 2013
- Whitburn, Joel (2003). Top Pop Singles 1955-2002 (1st ed.). Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin: Record Research Inc. p. 68. ISBN 0-89820-155-1.
- Betts, Graham (2004). Complete UK Hit Singles 1952-2004 (1st ed.). London: Collins. p. 699. ISBN 0-00-717931-6.
- Kent, David (1993). Australian Chart Book 1970–1992 (illustrated ed.). St Ives, N.S.W.: Australian Chart Book. p. 282. ISBN 0-646-11917-6.