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He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother 1969

He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother 1969


HE AIN'T HEAVY, HE'S MY BROTHER. Words by BOB RUSSELL, Music by BOBBY SCOTT, Harrison Music Corp., New York, 1969.


Sheet Music - Standard Size

Vintage from the 1960s


A ballad originally recorded by Kelly Gordon in 1969, the song became a worldwide hit for the Hollies later that year and also a minor hit for Neil Diamond in 1970. It has been recorded by many artists in subsequent years. The Hollies' version was re-released in 1988 and again was a major hit in the UK. Scott and Russell were introduced to each other by Johnny Mercer, at a California nightclub. Although Russell was dying of lymphoma and the pair met only three times, they managed to collaborate on the song.

General light surface creases and a lightly rubbed cover. About 12 x 9 with 5 pp. Couple pencil notations to last inside page otherwise unmarked. Scarce! 


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