In 1994, C.J. Lewis reached number 3 UK with his remake of "Sweets for My Sweet" which was also a major hit in Austria number 9, the Netherlands number 4, New Zealand number 3, Sweden number 16 and Switzerland number 16; the track also charted in Australia number 45 and France number 69.
"Sweets for My Sweet" is a song written by the songwriting team of Doc Pomus and Mort Shuman, originally recorded by The Drifters. The group's first single featuring Charlie Thomas on lead vocal, "Sweets for My Sweet" reached number 16 in October 1961This was one of the few post-1958 Drifters singles that did not feature a string section. It also featured four female backup vocalists, all of whom would later have hit records, Cissy Houston, Doris Troy, Dionne Warwick, and Dee Dee Warwick.