Lady (Dennis Wilson song)
Name = Lady
Released = December 4, 1970
Format = Vinyl
Recorded = Unknown
Genre = Rock
Length = 2:08
Label = Stateside Records
Producer = Dennis Wilson
Chart position =
Last single =
This single = "
Sound of Free"/"Lady"
Next single = "River Song"/"
Farewell My Friend"
"Lady" is a song written by
Dennis Wilsonthat was released with Daryl Dragonas "Dennis Wilson & Rumbo" in the United Kingdom on the 4th of December, 1970 on Stateside Records. The song served as the B-side of the " Sound of Free" single. However, the single was not issued in the United States. The song is also commonly known as "Fallin' In Love". This release was Dennis Wilson's first solo release. By 1977, he would also go on to record and release his critically acclaimed debut solo album " Pacific Ocean Blue". Featured on the track is Dennis Wilson on lead vocals and the track also features Daryl Dragoninstrumentally on the track. Daryl Dragon would later go onto become famous under the duo of Captain & Tennille- the "Captain" being himself and the "Tennille" being his wife Toni Tennille.
Also known as "Fallin' In Love", the song was reportedly a part of the unreleased Beach Boys' album "Add Some Music". The album later evolved into the 1970 release of "Sunflower", and did not feature the song in the final line-up of the album. After missing out on the final track line-up on "Sunflower", "Lady" has also been rumoured to have been a part of the tape reel for the album that eventually became "Surf's Up", although it once again missed out on being included on the final line-up for the album.
Although a fairly obscure song, on the 25th February, 1971 on the David Frost Show, The Beach Boys played "Fallin' In Love (Lady)". When asked what inspired the song, Dennis replied "my lovely wife, she's an inspiration". Dennis was at the time married to Barbara Charren, who he stated as inspiring the song.
Both "Lady" and "Sound of Free" are in the middle of a dispute about the rights between Capitol and Brother Records. Apart from the long out of print, obscure single version, the only legal means of hearing the song is on the
Super Furry Animalscompiled "Under The Influence - A Collection of Musical Influences & Inspirations" released in 2005. The song has also circulated on various bootlegs as has the audio of the live version that was performed on the David Frost Show in 1971.
A re-recording of the song, titled "Flowers Come In The Spring", was done in 1977. Recorded either during or just after the sessions for what became
Pacific Ocean Blue, it was considered for inclusion on his then-unreleased follow-up "Bambu".
A cover version of the song under the title "Fallin' In Love" by
American Springappeared on the B-side of their 1973 single "Shyin' Away". The members of American Spring were virtually The Honeysmembers Marilyn and her sister Diane Rovell, without their cousin Ginger Blake. Dennis Wilson's brother, Brian Wilson, was at the time married to Marilyn. The song featured Marilyn on lead vocal. It also featured a new instrumental and vocal arrangement by Brian Wilson as well as production by Brian Wilson, Stephen Desper and David Sandler. Although the single sold poorly, it has since become a sought-after collectible. The "Shyin' Away" single was later re-issued as apart of the re-released "Spring" album by Rhino Recordsin 1988. Both songs from the single were also released on the 2004 compilation CD, "Pet Projects: The Brian Wilson Productions".
The English band Lush has also covered the song on their 1991 release, "Black Spring" as "Fallin' In Love". On a year 2000 release, the song was covered and released as the opening track on a Beach Boys tribute album "Caroline Now!: The Songs of Brian Wilson and the Beach Boys". The version was performed by
The Swedish pop band
Sambassadeurcover "Fallin' In Love" on their 2008 album Migration.
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