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"The Great Pretender" is a song written by American songwriter and producer Buck Ram for The Platters (with Tony Williams on lead vocals) ; released as a single in November 1955 , it reached #1 on US Billboard Top 100 and #5 on the UK charts. The song has subsequently been covered by a number of other artists ( Sam Cooke 's cover of the song is believed to have inspired Chrissie Hynde to name her band " Pretenders ").

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