25 June 1969, The Hollies recorded 'He Ain't Heavy, He's My Broth…

Written by on June 25, 2020

25 June 1969, The Hollies recorded 'He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother'. The ballad was written by Bobby Scott and Bob Russell (who was dying of cancer of the lymph nodes). The pair met in person only three times, but managed to collaborate on the song. The track which features Elton John on piano was re-released in late 1988 in the UK following its use in a television advertisement for Miller Lite beer, where it reached No.1. We have signed copies of Bobbie Elliotts new book: https://thisdayinmusicbooks.com/…/it-aint-heavy-its-my-sto…/




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