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Brandy (ver. 1) by Elliot Lurie - Piano Sheets and Free Sheet Music

About the Song
"Brandy (You're a Fine Girl)" is a 1972 pop song written by Elliot Lurie and recorded by Lurie's band Looking Glass on their debut album Looking Glass. The single reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, remaining in the top position for one week. Horns and strings were arranged by Larry Fallon. The lyrics tell of Brandy, a barmaid in a port town. She wins the admiration of many of the sailors, but cannot return their feelings—the love of her life was unwilling to abandon his true love, the sea. In spite of this, Brandy continues to love the sailor and wears a braided silver chain with a locket that bears his name. It's been suggested the song is inspired by the real life story of Mary Ellis (1750-1827), whose grave resides in New Brunswick, New Jersey where the band was formed.[1] "Brandy" was the B-side of another Looking Glass song, and is rumored to have become an.    Download this sheet!
About the Artist
Elliot Lurie (born August 19, 1948) was the lead guitarist and songwriter for the band Looking Glass from 1969 to 1974. He wrote their 1972 #1 hit single "Brandy (You're a Fine Girl)" as well as their 1973 top-forty single "Jimmy Loves Mary-Anne." He was also lead singer for both songs. After leaving the band, in 1975 Lurie released a self-titled album and a single, "Disco (Where You Gonna Go)", both on Epic Records. Neither reached the Billboard Top 100. He later signed with Arista Records, and also worked writing songs for Chappell Music and Screen Gems Music. In the 1980s, Lurie wrote and produced music for private business use. He moved to Los Angeles in 1984, and in 1985, became head of the music department at Twentieth Century Fox. That year, he produced the soundtrack album for the John Travolta and Jamie Lee Curtis film, Perfect. Since then he has worked as music supervisor on numerous mainstream films, including Alien 3 (1992), A Night at the Roxbury (1998), Riding in Cars with Boys (2001), I Spy (2002) and Spanglish (2004). "Brandy (You're a Fine Girl)" is a 1972 pop song written by Elliot Lurie and recorded by Lurie's band Looking Glass on.
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