"Tell Him" was recorded by Vonda Shepard, whose version was heavily featured on the show Ally McBeal. Songs from Ally McBeal is an album by Vonda Shepard released on 5 May 1998 as a soundtrack for the American television series Ally McBeal. "Tell Him" is the name of a song written by Bert Berns that was first recorded as "Tell Her" in 1962 by Gil Hamilton aka Johnny Thunder with Berns producing. "Tell Her" was also a single for Ed Townsend before Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller produced the version by the Exciters released - as "Tell Him" - in October of 1962. "Tell Him" reached number 4 on the Billboard Hot 100 dated 26 January 1963. A number 5 R&B hit, "Tell Him" was number 1 in France for two weeks and reached number 5 in Australia.