THE EXECUTIVES My Aim Is To Please You (Kenneth Young)
Australia 1967 #5 Sydney #33 Melbourne #3 Brisbane
L→R Carole King, Rhys Clarke, Brian King (seated), Gary King, Ray Burton, Gino Cunico.
Single on Festival label by polished Sydney band with fine pop sensibility, formed by vocalist Carole King with her husband Brian in 1966.
The Executives went to the USA in 1968 and were signed to Buddah Records without success, and returned there in 1969 using the band name Inner Sense.
Ray Burton, who was later in Ayers Rock and Crossfire, went on to write I Am Woman with Helen Reddy and wrote scores for stage and screen in Australia and the US, among numerous other projects as composer and performer.
Would you believe... a #2 hit in Louisville Kentucky? Well, at least at WKLO. (Thanks to Terry Stacey.)
KENNY YOUNG My Aim Is To Please You (Kenneth Young)
Single on United Artists label, B-side of Little Sister.
Kenny Young is perhaps best known for writing - with Artie Resnick - the Drifters/Rolling Stones song Under The Boardwalk. He also wrote, for example, Herman's Hermits'Just A Little Bit Better and The Seekers'When Will The Good Apples Fall.