"Oh What a Feeling"
Vinyl, 7", 45 RPM
May 1959, RCA Studios, Nashville, Tennessee
"('Till) I Kissed You" is a song written by Don Everly of The Everly Brothers. It was released as a single in 1959 and peaked at number 4 on the Billboard Hot 100. Chet Atkins played guitar on this record and Buddy Harman played drums.
Connie Smith version
"('Till) I Kissed You" was covered by American country music artist Connie Smith on her 1976 album The Song We Fell in Love To. Released in January 1976, it was the album's second single. Smith's version peaked at number 10 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart. It also reached number 1 on the RPM Country Tracks chart in Canada.
The song has been a popular choice for reggae artists and several covers have been recorded including those by: Nan McClean, Delroy Jones, Dobbie Dobson and Al Campbell. In 1975 Jimmy London topped the charts in Jamaica with his version of the song and subsequently scored highly on reggae charts abroad. In the early 90s, the Bronx-raised Shinehead did a version.