Doesn't Somebody Want to Be Wanted

"Doesn't Somebody Want to Be Wanted"
Single by The Partridge Family
from the album Up to Date
Released 1971
Genre Pop
Length 2:49
Label Bell Records
Writer(s) Mike Appel, Jim Cretecos, Wes Farrell
The Partridge Family singles chronology
"I Think I Love You"
(1970)
"Doesn't Somebody Want to Be Wanted"
(1971)
"I'll Meet You Halfway"
(1971)

"Doesn't Somebody Want to Be Wanted" is a song written by Mike Appel, Jim Cretecos, and Wes Farrell and was recorded by The Partridge Family for their 1971 album, Up to Date.[1] The song went to #6 on The Billboard Hot 100 in 1971 and was on the charts for 12 weeks.[2]

The song went to #1 in Canada.[3] The song also reached #6 in France and #9 in Australia. It was named the #13 song of 1971 on the Cashbox charts. The song was certified as a gold disc in March 1971.[4]

References

  1. ^ Up to Date Retrieved October 18, 2011
  2. ^ The Partridge Family's charting singles Retrieved October 18, 2011
  3. ^ Top Singles on the RPM for the week of March 27, 1971 Retrieved October 18, 2011
  4. ^ The Partridge Family's song chart entries Retrieved October 18, 2011
Preceded by
"Have You Ever Seen the Rain?" by Creedence Clearwater Revival
Canadian RPM 100 number-one single
March 27, 1971 (one week)
Succeeded by
"She's a Lady" by Tom Jones

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