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21 Hit Songs You Might Not Know Were Composed By Barry Mann And Cynthia Weil

Right next to Gerry Goffin and Carole King, Mann/Weil is the most legendary songwriting duo in music history. They've written monster hits for acts like Darlene Love, Cass Elliot, The Drifters, The Righteous Brothers, and Eydie Gorme.

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1. "Uptown" by The Crystals (1961)

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2. "Blame It on the Bossa Nova" by Eydie Gorme (1963)

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3. "On Broadway" by The Drifters (1963)

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4. "Only In America" by Jay and the Americans (1963)

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5. "He's Sure the Boy I Love" by The Crystals (1963)

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DARLENE LOVE.

6. "You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'" by The Righteous Brothers (1964)

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Written with Phil Spector.

7. "Walking in the Rain" by The Ronettes (1964)

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8. "I'm Gonna Be Strong" by Gene Pitney (1964)

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9. "We Gotta Get out of This Place" by The Animals (1965)

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10. "(You're My) Soul and Inspiration" by The Righteous Brothers (1966)

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11. "Magic Town" by The Vogues (1966)

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12. "Kicks" by Paul Revere & the Raiders (1966)

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13. "Shape of Things to Come" by Max Frost and the Troopers (1968)

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From the 1968 film Wild in the Streets.

14. "Make Your Own Kind of Music" by Cass Elliot (1969)

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15. "Just a Little Lovin'" by Dusty Springfield (1969)

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16. "I Just Can't Help Believing" by Elvis Presley (1970)

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17. "Rock and Roll Lullaby" by B. J. Thomas (1972)

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18. "Here You Come Again" by Dolly Parton (1977)

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19. "Christmas Vacation" by Mavis Staples (1989)

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From the 1989 film National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation.

20. "Don't Know Much" by Aaron Neville and Linda Ronstadt (1989)

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Written with Tom Snow.

21. "None Of Us Are Free" by Solomon Burke (2002)

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