Gene Pitney ‎– I'm Gonna Be Strong

Stateside ‎– SS 358
Vinyl, 7", 45 RPM, Push-out Centre

Tracklist Hide Credits

A I'm Gonna Be Strong
Producer, Arranged By – Geld*, Udell*Written-By – Mann-Weil*
B Aladdin's Lamp
Producer – Schroeder*, Gold*Written-By – G. Pitney*

Companies, etc.


A 'Musicor'
U.S.A. Prod.
Label variation below the publishing credits: similar to I'm Gonna Be Strong.
This version has a hyphen in the misaligned matrix on side A and 'Musicor' on both sides.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Label side A): 45KR-4415
  • Matrix / Runout (Label side B): 45KR-4416
  • Matrix / Runout (Run-out side A, stamped): 45 KR 4415-1N GAK KTG
  • Matrix / Runout (Run-out side B, stamped): 45 KR 4416-1N GDT KTG

Other Versions (5 of 21) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
MU 1045 Gene Pitney I'm Gonna Be Strong (7", Single) Musicor Records MU 1045 US 1964 Sell This Version
1634 Gene Pitney I'm Gonna Be Strong (7", Single) CBS 1634 Scandinavia 1964 Sell This Version
BA-221142 Gene Pitney I'm Gonna Be Strong (7", Single) CBS BA-221142 Australia 1964 Sell This Version
MU 4-1045 Gene Pitney I'm Gonna Be Strong (7") Columbia MU 4-1045 Canada 1964 Sell This Version
SS 358 Gene Pitney I'm Gonna Be Strong(7") Stateside SS 358 UK 1964 Sell This Version



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April 16, 2011
I'm Gonna Be Strong is an early power ballard. Yes, it is a great hit and Gene's best solo UK seller. I bet is was really Aladdin's Lamp on the B side that made it sell though. It is a bit cheeky with a great doo wop feel. Written by Gene himself I go for that every time I pick up this record.