Well I Ask You

"Well I Ask You"
Single by Eden Kane
B-side "Before I Lose My Mind"
Released 1961
Recorded 1961
Genre Pop music
Length 2:18
Label Decca Records - F 11353
Writer(s) Les Vandyke
Producer(s) Bunny Lewis
Eden Kane singles chronology
"Hot Chocolate Crazy"
"Well I Ask You"
"Get Lost"

"Well I Ask You" is a song by Richard Sarstedt, under the pseudonym of Eden Kane.[1]

Song information

Recorded in 1961, by Richard Graham Sarstedt, under stage name Eden Kane, as the follow-up to his debut single, "Hot Chocolate Crazy" (1960), "Well I Ask You" was also issued as a single in the UK and reached number one in the UK Singles Chart in August 1961.[2] Written by Les Vandyke,[3] arranged by John Keating, and produced by Bunny Lewis, it spent one week at the UK chart pinnacle.[4]

The B-side of the record, released by Decca was "Before I Lose My Mind", also penned by Vandyke.[1]

See also


  1. 1 2 "Allmusic discography". Allmusic.com. Retrieved 12 November 2008.
  2. Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 296. ISBN 1-904994-10-5.
  3. "Biography and discography". 45-rpm.org.uk. Retrieved 12 November 2008.
  4. Rice, Jo (1982). The Guinness Book of 500 Number One Hits (1st ed.). Enfield, Middlesex: Guinness Superlatives Ltd. p. 58. ISBN 0-85112-250-7.
Preceded by
"Temptation" by The Everly Brothers
UK number-one single
3 August 1961
Succeeded by
"You Don't Know" by Helen Shapiro

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