May 12 2022
Jerry Butler & Betty Everett 5:11:22 8.16 PM
Song: Let It Be Me Song by: Jerry Butler & Betty Everett Podcast vocals: Gail Nobles Cover design by: Gail Nobles Let It Be Me is a popular song by the Everly Brothers and later with the duet by Betty Everett and Jerry Butler. It is also a duet by Rod Stewart & Jennifer Hudson released 2009. The Everly Brother’s version is still the most popular, and was released in 1960 and rose to #7 on the Billboard Hot 100. The 1964 cover of “Let It Be Me” by Betty Everett and Jerry Butler was released and it was a smash. Their version peaked at #5 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and topped the Cashbox Soul/R&B charts for 3 weeks. Bobbie Gentry and Glen Campbell have also covered the song “Let It Be Me” from the Everly Brothers. They have made their song enter the Billboard Country chart. The Everly Brother’s music fused elements of rock and roll, country, and pop, becoming pioneers of country rock. Betty Everett and Jerry Butler were soul artists. Betty covered a number of duets with Jerry. Their biggest hit is “Let It Be Me”. It was a soul version. It was the first duet from Butler and Everett. The song “Let It Be Me” has been covered many times by different artists. I really like Everett & Butler’s version. I’m Gail Nobles. You’re listening to the country soul show.