The Hollies: I’m Alive


This was the group’s first UK No 1 single. It was released in 1965 and got to No 84 in the States. It was written for them by American Clint Ballard Jr, but at first they were not keen and gave it to another group. Then they changed their minds.

This is mimed:

This looks like miming but it is not the record so it must be some sort of live version.  


One Reply to “The Hollies: I’m Alive”

  1. Lancashire’s finest!

    Sometimes the Hollies’ singing and harmonies are too high and shrill for my liking, but “I’m Alive” is perfect. One of their best and one of the greatest sounds of the mid-60s.

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