I Want to Be a Smash: Top Ten Show Tunes to Make the Pop Charts Since 1964

By Ben Rimalower
26 Apr 2014



Tony Bennett
Photo by Joseph Marzullo/WENN

7. "Who Can I Turn To (When Nobody Needs Me)"

Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley had a hit with (several singers' recordings of) their song "What Kind Of Fool Am I?" from their hit show Stop The World – I Want To Get Off. Although their subsequent musical, The Roar of the Greasepaint – The Smell of the Crowd, was less well received, the success of Tony Bennett's recording of that show's big ballad, "Who Can I Turn To (When Nobody Needs Me)," contributed to the piece eking out a decent run on Broadway.

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