“I Can’t Hear You No More” is a composition written by Gerry Goffin and Carole King. It was originally recorded as “I Can’t Hear You” in 1964 by Betty Everett. The most successful version was the 1976 top 40 single by Helen Reddy.
The 1976 Helen Reddy version was the most successful version which was released as the lead single for her album release Music, Music. Reddy unhappily recorded “I Can’t Hear You No More” at the strong suggestion of Capitol Records who hoped a disco influenced song might boost Reddy’s career. Ironically “I Can’t Hear You No More” became a number 1 Easy Listening hit – Reddy’s eighth and last and was also her next to last top 40 hit with a number 29 peak on the Billboard Hot 100 (Cash Box ranked the track with a number 41 peak).
Music, Music is the eighth studio album by Australian-American pop singer Helen Reddy that was released in the summer of 1976 by Capitol Records and later described by J. Scott McClintock for AllMusic: “There are breezy, Bacharach-ian excursions (‘Gladiola,’ ‘You Make It So Easy’), bluesy numbers (‘Get Off Me Baby,’ ‘Ladychain’), light country (‘Mama’), jazzy […]
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