Tired Of Waiting For You

Tired Of Waiting For You (The Kinks)

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"Tired of Waiting for You" was a hit 1965 rock song by the English band The Kinks. It reached #1 on the UK Singles Chart and #6 in the USA. It was recorded late August 1964 at Pye Studios (No. 2), London, with additional guitar overdub at IBC Studios, London on 29 December 1964. "Come On Now" was recorded 22 or 23 December 1964 at Pye Studios (No. 2). The single was released on 15 January 1965 in the UK and on 17 February 1965 in the USA.

Chicago jazz-rock band The Flock covered the song, with the title "Tired of Waiting", on their album The Flock in 1969. Suzi Quatro covered this song on her 1978 album If You Knew Suzi. In 1997, American punk group Green Day and country singer Dwight Yoakam released cover versions of "Tired of Waiting for You". The Green Day version originally appeared as the b-side of "Basket Case", and can also be found on the soundtrack for Howard Stern's 1997 film Private Parts and on their album Shenanigans. The Dwight Yoakam version is available on his album, Under the Covers. Sweethead covered the song on their 2009 EP The Great Disruptors. The Alien Music Club also covered the song....

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