Little Anthony and the Imperials was led by falsetto Anthony Gourdine and had a string of hits from 1958-1974. They first recorded as the Chesters and then changed their name to the Imperials in 1958. Their best known songs include "Tears On My Pillow" (1958), "Goin' Out Of My Head" (1964), and "Hurt So Bad" (1965) (all written by Terry Randazzo and Bobby Weinstein).
The song(s) featured on this page are on:
- Soul Spectacular! The Greatest Soul Hits of All Time (VA)
- Beach Music Anthology, Vol. 3 (VA)
- Greatest Hits
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Little Anthony And The Imperials
- Goin' Out Of My Head 1964
(This song later also became a hit for the Lettermen (1967, as a medley) and Frank Sinatra (1969).)
- Hurt So Bad 1965
(This song later also became a hit for the Lettermen (1969), Jackie DeShannon (1970, as a medley), and Linda Ronstadt (1980).)
- I Miss You So 1965
(This song was previously a hit for Chris Connor (1957) and Paul Anka (1959).)
- I'm On The Outside (Looking In) 1964
- Take Me Back 1965
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