"Turn Me On" is a song by John D. Loudermilk that was first recorded and released by Mark Dinning in 1961, as the B-side to his single "Lonely Island." Other notable versions are by Nellie Rutherford and Nina Simone.[1] Norah Jones released her version as the last single from her debut album Come Away with Me. The song was also performed byShelby Dressel during her American Idol audition.[2] It has been suggested that the song influenced the composition of Leonard Cohen's 1969 song "Bird on the Wire".[3]

Norah Jones version[edit]Edit

Jones's cover was the seventh track on her debut album. This version also appeared in the movie Love Actually and is on its soundtrack.


Chart (2004) Peak


Canadian Singles Chart 10
French Singles Chart 92