Drip Drop (Leiber and Stoller song)

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"Drip Drop"
Single by Dion
B-side"No One's Waiting for Me"
Released October 29, 1963
Genre Doo-wop
Length2:32
Label Columbia 42917
Songwriter(s) Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller
Producer(s) Robert Mersey
Dion singles chronology
" Donna the Prima Donna"
(1963)
"Drip Drop"
(1963)
"Then I'll Be Tired of You"
(1964)

"Drip Drop" is a song written by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller. It was first recorded by the Drifters in 1958, and more successfully by Dion in 1963.

The Drifters

The Drifters released the original version of the song as a single in 1958. It reached number 58 on the Billboard Hot 100. [1] The Drifters' version was produced by Leiber & Stoller and arranged by Ray Ellis.

Dion

Dion's version of the song reached number 6 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1963. [2] The back-up group on the song is the Del-Satins, and the guitarist was Al Caiola. The song was produced and arranged by Robert Mersey. [3]

References

  1. ^ The Drifters, "Drip Drop" Chart Positions Retrieved February 24, 2014
  2. ^ Dion, "Drip Drop" Chart Positions Retrieved February 24, 2014
  3. ^ Dion, "Drip Drop" single release Retrieved February 24, 2014