A World Without Love
Peter and Gordon
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Please lock me away
And don't allow the day
Here inside, where I hide with my loneliness
I don't care what they say
I won't stay in a world without love

- written by Paul McCartney -

Peak Chart Position
  • No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1964 for one week
  • No. 1 on the UK Singles chart in 1964 for two weeks
  • from the album A World without Love (1964)
  • the biggest hit for Peter & Gordon
  • written by Paul McCartney, credited to Lennon/McCartney
  • one of two songs written by Lennon/McCartney to reach No. 1 in the US by an artist other than the Beatles - the other is "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds" by Elton John
  • arranged and conducted by Geoff Love
  • recorded Jan 21, 1964 at Abbey Road Studios, London
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