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Mike Sarne
1.09/1962

Will I What? by Mike Sarne

        

MP3

from Come Outside with Mike Sarne    

CD

MP3

29

18
UK
with Billie Davis
written by John Carter (as John Shakespeare) , Ken Lewis (as Ken Hawker) & William Bates

video

The Fourmost
2.08/1964

How Can I Tell Her by The Fourmost

        

MP3

14

33
UK
written by Brian O'Hara, John Carter  & Ken Lewis

video

Brenda Lee
Is It True?3.09/1964

Is It True? by Brenda Lee

        

MP3

from Top Teen Hits    

CD

MP3

87

17
US
17
UK
written by John Carter  & Ken Lewis

video

Herman's Hermits
4.01/1965

 ④  Can't You Hear My Heartbeat by Herman's Hermits

        

MP3

from Both Sides of Herman's Hermits    

CD

MP3

159

2
US
[songwriter #4 hit]
[MGM 13310]
written by John Carter (as John Shakespeare)  & Ken Lewis (as Ken Hawker)

video

The Ivy League
5.02/1965

Funny How Love Can Be by The Ivy League

        

MP3

48

8
UK
[Cameo 356]
written by John Carter  & Ken Lewis

video

Goldie & the Gingerbreads
6.02/1965

Can't You Hear My Heart Beat by Goldie & the Gingerbreads

        

MP3

23

25
UK
written by John Carter  & Ken Lewis

video

The Ivy League
7.05/1965

That's Why I'm Crying by The Ivy League

        

MP3

23

22
UK
[Cameo 365]
written by John Carter , Ken Lewis & Perry Ford

video

Danny Hutton
8.05/1966

Funny How Love Can Be by Danny Hutton

        

MP3

2

120
US
[MGM 13502]
written by John Carter  & Ken Lewis

video

The Ivy League
9.07/1966

Willow Tree by The Ivy League

        

MP3

7

50
UK
written by John Carter , Ken Lewis & Perry Ford

video

Manfred Mann
10.10/1966

Semi-Detached Suburban Mr. James by Manfred Mann

        

MP3

89

2
UK
written by Geoff Stephens & John Carter 

video

The New Vaudeville Band
11.01/1967

Peek-a-Boo by The New Vaudeville Band

        

MP3

from Winchester Cathedral    

CD

MP3

71

72
US
16
AC
7
UK
[Fontana 1573]
written by Geoff Stephens & John Carter (as John Shakespeare) 

video

Rainy Daze
12.03/1967

That Acapulco Gold by Rainy Daze

        

MP3

from That Acapulco Gold    

CD

MP3

9

70
US
written by Tim Gilbert & John Carter 

video

Peter & Gordon
13.03/1967

Sunday for Tea by Peter & Gordon

        

MP3

29

31
US
34
AC
[Capitol 5864]
written by Ken Lewis (as Kenneth J. Hawker) & John Carter (as John Shakespeare) 

video

The Music Explosion
14.05/1967

 ②  Little Bit o' Soul by The Music Explosion

        

MP3

from Little Bit o' Soul    

CD

MP3

188

2
US
[songwriter #2 hit]
written by John Carter  & Ken Lewis

video

Sagittarius
15.06/1967

My World Fell Down by Sagittarius

        

MP3

from Present Tense    

CD

MP3

10

70
US
[Columbia 44163]
written by Geoff Stephens & John Carter 

video

The Flower Pot Men
16.08/1967

Let's Go to San Francisco by The Flower Pot Men

        

MP3

74

4
UK

written by John Carter  & Ken Lewis

video

Strawberry Alarm Clock
17.09/1967

 ①  Incense and Peppermints by Strawberry Alarm Clock

        

MP3

from Incense and Peppermints   Incense and Peppermints 

CD

MP3

205

✫1
US
[songwriter #1 hit]
[Uni 55018]
written by John Carter  & Tim Gilbert

video

Vikki Carr
18.03/1968

Your Heart Is Free Just Like the Wind by Vikki Carr

        

MP3

10

91
US
32
AC
US B side to She'll Be There
[Liberty 56026]
written by Christian Chevallier, Jean-Michel Rivat & John Carter (as John Shakespeare) 

video

Herman's Hermits
19.05/1968

Sleepy Joe by Herman's Hermits

        

MP3

from Blaze [New Zealand edition]    

CD

MP3

50

61
US
12
UK
[MGM 13934]
written by John Carter (as John Shakespeare)  & Russell Alquist

video

20.07/1968

Sunshine Girl by Herman's Hermits

        

MP3

51

101
US
8
UK
[MGM 13973]
written by Geoff Stephens & John Carter 

video

21.04/1969

My Sentimental Friend by Herman's Hermits

        

MP3

93

2
UK
[MGM 14060]
written by Geoff Stephens & John Carter 

video

Ohio Express
22.11/1969

Cowboy Convention by Ohio Express

        

MP3

from The Very Best of The Ohio Express    

CD

MP3

3

101
US
[novelty]
[Buddah 147]
written by John Carter  & Peter Barnfather (as Peter John Barnfather)

video

Andra Willis
23.1970

Knock, Knock Who's There by Andra Willis

        

MP3

2

40
AC
written by John Carter  & Geoff Stephens

video

Mary Hopkin
24.03/1970

 ⑤  Knock, Knock Who's There? by Mary Hopkin

        

MP3

95

2
UK
[songwriter #5 hit]
written by Geoff Stephens & John Carter 

video

Buddy Alan & Don Rich
25.11/1970

Cowboy Convention by Buddy Alan & Don Rich

        

MP3

from We're Real Good Friends    

CD

MP3

6

19
country
[Capitol 2928]
written by John Carter  & Peter Barnfather

video

Bullet
26.06/1972

Little Bit o' Soul by Bullet

        

MP3

3

107
US
written by John Carter  & Ken Lewis

video

Mary Hopkin
27.12/1972

Knock, Knock Who's There by Mary Hopkin

        

MP3

14

92
US
11
AC
[R]
written by Geoff Stephens & John Carter 

video

The First Class
Beach Baby28.06/1974

 ③  Beach Baby by The First Class

        

MP3

159

4
US
38
AC
13
UK
[songwriter #3 hit]
[UK 49022]
written by John Carter  & Gillian Shakespeare

video

29.11/1974

Dreams Are Ten a Penny by The First Class

        

MP3

7

83
US
[UK 49028]
written by John Carter (as John Shakespeare)  & Gillian Shakespeare (as Gillian Irene Shakespeare)

video

Sugarloaf
30.12/1974

Don't Call Us, We'll Call You by Sugarloaf

        

MP3

from Don't Call Us, We'll Call You    

CD

MP3

94

9
US
as Sugarloaf & Jerry Corbetta
written by Jerry Corbetta & John Carter 

video

The First Class
31.05/1975

Funny How Love Can Be by The First Class

        

MP3

11

74
US
[UK 49033]
written by John Carter (as John Shakespeare)  & Ken Lewis (as Ken Hawker)

video

Billy Larkin
32.1977

Here's to the Next Time by Billy Larkin

        

MP3

1

88
country
written by John Carter  & Geoff Stephens

video

Man Parrish
33.1985

Boogie Down (Bronx) by Man Parrish

        

MP3

1

76
R&B
featuring Freeze Force
written by John Carter , Man Parrish & Raul Rodriguez (as Raul A. Rodriguez)

video

Top 100 hits1562115
Top 40 hits76114
Top 10 hits57
✫ #1 hits1
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