Label: Hammard - HAM 038 • Format: Vinyl LP, Compilation • Country: Australia • Genre: Pop •
It was released in Europe in February and in Australia in December as the third and final single from Young's third studio album, J. The song was written by George Young and Harry Vanda. The song peaked at number 12 on the Kent Music Report in Australia, remaining on the chart for 27 weeks. In Europe it reached No.
German disc jockeys preferred the B-side, "Standing in the Rain", and flipped the single. The result was a charting success across Europe: the song reached No. There was a guy working for [record label] Ariola, who didn't like "Keep On Smilin'" Собиратель Бутылок - Группа Продленного Дня - Городской Психдиспансер all and turned it over and thought this might have something.
He decided to sidestep the radio stations and went Keep On Smilin - John Paul Young - 1974-1979 to a DJ friend in a club and it got played and it just bled from there into the charts and stayed in the charts for forty-something weeks. It provided two extended remix versions of "Standing in the Rain".
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