(He's) The Great Imposter

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"(He's) The Great Imposter"
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Single by The Fleetwoods
B-side "Poor Little Girl"
Released 1961 (US)
Genre Pop
Length 2:13
Label Dolton
Songwriter(s) Sharon Sheeley and Jackie DeShannon
The Fleetwoods singles chronology
"Tragedy"
(1961)
"(He's) The Great Imposter"
(1961)
"Lovers by Night, Strangers by Day"
(1962)
"Tragedy"
(1961)
"(He's) The Great Imposter"
(1961)
"Lovers by Night, Strangers by Day"
(1962)

"(He's) The Great Imposter" is a 1961 song by The Fleetwoods. The song was written by Sharon Sheeley and Jackie DeShannon, it reached #30 on the Billboard Hot 100.[1] One of the musicians on the song was session drummer Earl Palmer.

Track listing[edit]

7" Vinyl
  1. a. "(He's) The Great Imposter"
  2. b. "Poor Little Girl"

Chart performance[edit]

  • US Pop Charts (#30)
  • The song remained on the charts for eight weeks.

In popular culture[edit]

The song was featured in the 1973 film American Graffiti. A version of the song was featured on Lightspeed Champion's 2010 vinyl double-single with "Marlene" as a B-side.

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Fleetwoods charting singles Retrieved 09-24-11