” I’m Gonna Make You Mine ” is by Lou Christie ( Lugee Alfredo Giovanni Sacco ), the American singer-songwriter.
The song was written by Tony Romeo, who wrote the Number One hit ” I Think I Love You ” by The Partridge Family.
” I’m Gonna Make You Mine ” was released in 1969 by record label Buddah Records who are known for outputting Bubblegum pop music.
The production and arrangement for the single were by Mike Duckman and Stan Vincent; the latter assisted with producing John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s 1980 ” Double Fantasy ” album.
The 1960s teen idol with the falsetto voice had previous success with his million-selling debut single ” The Gypsy Cried ” in 1963. Due to US Military draft, his fledgeling career was cut short, and chart success was put on hold.
Lou returned to making music and recorded the single ” Lightnin’ Strikes in 1966 which brought him back to the public attention.
With another hit single that followed Lou released ” I’m Gonna Make You Mine ” which was to become his last Top Ten hit single.
Backing vocals for the song were supplied by singer Linda Scott ( Linda Joy Sampson ), who in 1961 released ” I’ve Told Every Little Star ” which was a million-selling single.
” I’m Gonna Make You Mine ” was a commercial success for Lou. In the United States, the song reached number ten on the Billboard Hot 100, spending twelve weeks on the chart there.
Outside of the United States, the song was a hit in Canada, where the song reached number five on the RPM 100 Chart.
Europe also proved to be successful for Lou, in Germany, it reached a peak of twenty-nine and spent one week on the chart. In the Netherlands, Lou scored a Top Twenty hit with a peak position of number fourteen and stayed on the Dutch chart for four weeks.
In the United Kingdom, ” I’m Gonna Make You Mine ” entered the UK Singles Chart and reached number two, the song stayed in the Top Ten for five weeks and spent a total of seventeen weeks on the chart.
Not only had Lou seen his last Top Ten hit record, but Linda Scott also quit show business for good to study theology after the release of ” I’m Gonna Make You Mine “.
BillBoard Highest Chart Position: 10
UK Highest Chart Position: 2
Other Countries Highest Chart Positions: Irish Singles Chart 4, Canada ( RPM 100 ) 5, Canada ( CHUM 30 ) 5, Netherlands 14, Flemish Belgium 17, Australia – Go-Set 28, Germany 29
Official Website: Lou-christie.com
FaceBook Page: Facebook.com/LouChristie
Wikipedia Page: Wikipedia.org/LouChristie
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