|Please Mr. Please|
Single by Olivia Newton-John
from the album Have You Never Been Mellow
Genre Country, pop
Writer(s) Bruce Welch, John Rostill
Producer John Farrar
Certification Gold (US)
"Please Mr. Please" is the title of a popular song from 1975 (see 1975 in music) by the Australian singer Olivia Newton-John.
The song was written by Bruce Welch and John Rostill, both members of British pop singer Cliff Richard's backing band, The Shadows.
Welch had originally recorded the song himself in 1974 with no success. The song appears on Newton-John's album, Have You Never Been Mellow.
Released as a single in 1975, "Please Mr. Please" reached the Top 10 on three major Billboard charts in the U.S. that year.
On the pop chart, the song peaked at #3 in August 1975, remaining in the Top 40 for 12 weeks: Newton-John's fifth consecutive Top Ten hit, "Please Mr. Please" would also mark Newton-John's last appearance in the Top Ten for a three year period.
On the country chart, the song reached #5, while on the adult contemporary chart, the song spent three weeks at #1. The single was a certified Gold record by the RIAA.
"Please Mr. Please" has been rendered in Czech as "Nechci Už Víc" recorded by Helena Blehárová and in Finnish as "Viistoista Siis" recorded by Taiska.