1975 Tony Orlando & Dawn – He Don’t Love You, Like I Love You (US:#1)

“He Don’t Love You (Like I Love You)” is a 1975 No. 1 song in the United States sung by Tony Orlando and Dawn. It topped the Billboard Hot 100 chart on May 3, 1975, and remained there for three weeks. The song also went to No. 1 on the US adult contemporary chart for one week in 1975. It was later certified Gold by the RIAA.

Under its original title “He Will Break Your Heart,” the song was also a top-ten hit for one of its songwriters, Jerry Butler, in 1960.

The original title of the song was “He Will Break Your Heart”. It was written by Jerry Butler, Calvin Carter, and Curtis Mayfield. The song was recorded by Butler and released as a single in 1960, where it peaked at No. 7 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and No. 3 on the Cash Box Top 100. In addition, Butler’s recording spent seven non-consecutive weeks at No. 1 on the U.S. R&B chart. Subsequent cover versions of “He Will Break Your Heart” were released by artists such as Margie Singleton (regendering the song to She will break your heart), The Righteous Brothers and Freddie Scott

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Produced By

Dave Appell
Hank Medress

Songwriters

Calvin Carter
Curtis Mayfield
Jerry Butler
 
 

Charts

US:#1
UK:# –