Comments to:  jdoyle@pophistorydig.com. Art Garfunkel. Kim Curtis, Associated Press, “The Flamingos Wins Settlement From Pepsi For Unauthorized Song in Ad,” TargetMarket News.com, January 30, 2006. Billy Eckstine recorded the song on National Records in 1949. "I Only Have Eyes for You" is a romantic love song by composer Harry Warren and lyricist Al Dubin, written for the film Dames (1934) when it was introduced by Dick Powell. amzn_assoc_placement = "adunit0"; In 2003, two surviving members of The Flamingos, Terry Johnson and Tommy Hunt, and the estates of the deceased members, brought a lawsuit against Pepsi for the alleged wrongful action. amzn_assoc_search_bar = "true"; I don’t know if it’s cloudy or bright I don’t know if we’re in a garden, amzn_assoc_ad_type = "smart"; Art Garfunkel’s 1975 version of ‘I Only Have Eyes For You’ hit No. Beyond these, see the “Annals of Music” page for additional story choices in that category. 11 on the. For You Lyrics: In your eyes, I'm alive / Inside you're beautiful, something so unusual / In your eyes, I know I'm home, yeah / Every tear, every fear / Gone with the thought of you, changing what amzn_assoc_marketplace = "amazon"; Click for digital. Goldner, the producer who helped The Flamingos. Today, the Flamingos’ “I Only Have Eyes For You” continues to resonate with many listeners, young and old. A spokesman for Pepsi said the failure to pay The Flamingos directly was an oversight and that Pepsi didn’t realize the song was subject to the collective bargaining agreement. But I can't see a thing in the sky. Do You Know Where You're Going To? In 2006, a judge ordered Pepsi and its advertising company to pay $250,000 to The Flamingos for using their song in a TV ad without their permission. As the album and its songs went into production for the next few months, the Flamingos did some performing in New York. 50s. “I Only Have Eyes for You,” Wikipedia.org,