Written by John Lennon, “I Call Your Name” was recorded by The Mamas and Papas for their 1966 album “If You Can Believe Your Eyes and Ears”. Hard to believe it never charted. Even though The Beatles recorded it in 1964 and a year later by Billy J. Kramer and The Dakotas neither charted. It didn’t hit the charts until 1980 by Switch.

    The Mamas and Papas version surpassed all others and is a beautiful song. It’s now part of the music library.

    Johnny recorded Pop and Country music and was a successful songwriter. He wrote many of his recordings including “Without You” from 1961. Nine songs by Tillotson reached the Top 10 with many more in the Top 40. He was one of the first “cross-over” artists.

    “Without You” is another new addition to the music library of You can discover more about Johnny at

    From Buddy Holly‘s hometown, DeepSky Radio is the expression of my love for oldies music. Based on the Top 40 format of the 1960’s, it also includes many songs from the Hot 100.

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