Hitmakers: The songwriting secrets behind The Dave Clark Five's Glad All Over

James Hanley

Glad All Over by The Dave Clark Five was a transatlantic hit in 1964 and was covered by Crystal Palace FC for their 1990 FA Cup Final song. Here, Dave Clark tells the story of a sports anthem – and reveals his one regret…

We were so excited after recording [previous single] Do You Love Me? I couldn’t sleep that night, I thought, ‘It’s going to be a huge hit’. But three weeks later another group called Brian Poole And ...

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