18 november

Today’s Number 1 Hits of the USA (1890-2016), including the charts of Australia and New Zealand
NOUVEAU: Numéros 1 et records du Top Singles français (1955-2016) (en construction)

De nummer 1-hits van 18 november

Best Selling Singles/Billboard Hot 100:

1893: George J. Gaskin – The Fatal Wedding (8 weken 1)
The Fatal Wedding
(vandaag 125 jaar geleden)
(Tekst: William .H. Windom /Muziek: Gussie L. Davis)

(1927: Bradley Kincaid (W L S Artist) (Old Time Singin’ & Playin’ – Acc. by Guitar) [Silvertone 5186] (78 rpm)

(Eén maand later op 16 december 1893 gaat de Symphony No. 9 in e-klein From the New World, op. 95 van de Tjechische componist, Antonín Dvořák uitgevoerd door het New York Philharmonic onder leiding van Anton Seidl in de Carnegie Hall in wereldpremière. Hij schreef dit populaire werk tijdens zijn verblijf in New York.)

1950: Swing And Sway with Sammy Kaye – Harbor Lights [Columbia 4-38963] (4 weken 1)
Harbor Lights - Sammy Kaye

(vandaag 68 jaar geleden)
(Tekst & Muziek: Jimmy Kennedy; Hugo Williams)
(Ballad-Vocal Chorus by Tony Alamo and The Kaydets)

{Nostalgia Classic Song op radiostation KEZW Studio 1430 AM Denver, Colorado} {Timeless Classic Song op radiostation KIXI (880 AM) Mercer Island-Seattle, Washington}

(Het origineel is van Roy Fox and his Orchestra (Vocal by Barry Gray) (Recorded in Europe) uit 1937; B-kant van The First Time I Saw You van Bunny Berigan and his Orchestra [Victor 25593] (78 rpm)

(#6 hit voor Frances Langford With Sam Koki and His Islanders (Vocal with Instrumental Accompaniment) in 1937 [Decca 1441] (78 rpm)

(1937: Rudy Vallée and his Connecticut Yankees (Vocal refrain by Rudy Vallée); B-kant van Heaven Help This Heart of Mine [Bluebird B-7067] (78 rpm)

(#2 hit voor Guy Lombardo and his Royal Canadians (Vocal Chorus By Kenny Gardner) op 25 november 1950 [Decca 9-27208] (45 rpm)

(#4 hit voor Ray Anthony and His Orchestra (Vocal by Ronnie Deauville) in 1950 [Capitol F1190] (45 rpm)

(#5 hit voor Ralph Flanagan and his Orchestra; B-kant van Singing Winds in 1950 [RCA Victor 47-3911] (45 rpm)

(#8 hit voor Bing Crosby (With Orchestra And Chorus Directed by Lynn Murray) (Vocal With Chorus And Orchestra) in 1950 [Decca 9-27219] (45 rpm)

(#11 hit voor Ken Griffin at the Organ (with Hawaiian Guitar) in 1950 [Columbia 4-38889] (45 rpm)

(#19 hit voor Jerry Byrd and His Steel Guitar and Jerry Murad’s Harmonicats (Instrumental) in 1950 [Mercury 5461-X45] (45 rpm)

(1950: Ray Anthony and His Orchestra (Vocal by Ronnie Deauville) [Capitol F1190] (45 rpm)

(#10 R&B-hit voor Dinah Washington (with Orch. Cond. by Jimmy Carroll) (Vocal with Chorus Group) in 1951 [Mercury 5488] (78 rpm)

(#14 album-hit voor Pat Boone in 1956 (LP: Howdy!) [Dot DLP 3030]

(#20 album-hit voor Billy Vaughn in 1959 (LP: Billy Vaughn Plays) [Dot DLP 3156]

(#6 album-hit voor The Ray Conniff Singers in 1960 (LP: Young at Heart) [Columbia ‎CS 8281]

(#8 hit voor The Platters (Vocal by The Platters Featuring The Voice of Tony Williams) (Orchestra Conducted by David Carroll) {Nostalgia Classic Song op radiostation KEZW Studio 1430 AM Denver, Colorado} {Timeless Classic Song op radiostation KIXI (880 AM) Mercer Island-Seattle, Washington} in 1960 [Mercury Records 71563X45] (45 rpm)

(#20 album-hit voor The Platters {Nostalgia Classic Song op radiostation KEZW Studio 1430 AM Denver, Colorado} {Timeless Classic Song op radiostation KIXI (880 AM) Mercer Island-Seattle, Washington} in 1960 (LP: More Encore of Golden Hits) [Mercury MG-20591]

(#20 album-hit voor Santo & Johnny in 1960 (LP: Santo & Johnny) [Canadian-American CALP 1001]

(#2 album-hit voor Lawrence Welk and his orchestra in 1961 (LP: Yellow Bird) [Dot DLP 3389]

(#6 album-hit voor Mitch Miller And The Gang in 1961 (LP: Your Request Sing Along with Mitch) [Columbia CS 8471]

(#22 hit in West-Duitsland voor Bruce Low (Adapt.: Fred Rauch) (Chor und Orchester Gert Wilden) als Hafenlicht (Harbour Lights) in 1961 [Ariola 35 606] (45 rpm) (Duitse versie)

(1961: Los Admiradores (LP: The Fascinating Bongo-Drums) [Command SH 75]

(#9 album-hit voor Al Martino (Orchestra under the direction of Peter DeAngelis) in 1963 (LP: Painted, Tainted Rose) [Capitol Records T-1975]

(1965: Indios Tabajaras (LP: The Many-Splendored Guitars of Los Indios Tabajaras) [RCA Victor LSP 3413]

(1968: Connie Francis (LP: Hawaii Connie) [MGM SE 4522]

(1969: Lawrence Welk (LP: Blue Hawaii) [Pickwick SPC 3212]

(1970: Gene Pitney (LP: This Is Gene Pitney: Singing The Platters’ – Golden Platters) [Musicor Records MS 3183]

(1977: Marty Robbins (LP: Don’t Let Me Touch You) [Columbia KC 35040]

(1978: Big Tiny Little (LP: Piano Memories) [GNP Crescendo GNPS 2120]

(#87 C&W-hit voor Rusty Draper (Produced by: Bill Wade) in 1980 [KL Records 79N 001] (45 rpm)

(#54 album-hit voor Willie Nelson in 1983 (LP: Without a Song) [Columbia FC 39110]

(1985: Engelbert Humperdinck (Produced by: James Fitzgerald) (Executive Producer: Charles McCutcheon) (Production Supervisor: Kate Alexander) (Arranged and Conducted by: Alan (Weaver) Copeland) (Orchestra Recorded at Angel Recording Studios, London (England) (Engineered by Tony Clark, Courtesy of Abbey Road Studios) (Vocals Recorded and Mixed at A & M Recording Studios, Hollywood, California) (Vocals Engineered by: Peter Grenet) Assistant Engineer: Robert DeLaGarza) (Vocals recorded and album remixed at Abbey Road Studios, London (England) (Engineer: Tony Clark) (Concert Master: Christopher Warren-Green) (Musical Contractor: UKM Music – Nigel Warren-Green) (Soloists: Violin: Christopher Warren-Green, Oboe: Richard Morgan, Tenor; Saxophone: Stan Sulzmann & Duncan Lamont, Piano: John Horter and Ronnie Price, Guitar: Mitch Dalton, Double Bass: Lenny Bush, Drums: Harold Fisher, Trombone: Don Lusher, Trumpet: John Huckridge) (Music Performed by: Members of the United Kingdom Symphony Orchestra) (LP: A Lovely Way to Spend an Evening) [Silver Eagle Records Inc. SE 1034]

2000: Destiny’s Child – Independent Women Part 1 (11 weken 1)
Independent Women Part 1 - Destiny’s Child

(vandaag 18 jaar geleden)
(Samuel J. Barnes; Jean Claude Olivier; Cory Rooney; Beyoncé Knowles)
(Produced By Poke And Tone [ = Jean Claude Olivier & Samuel Barnes] And Cory Rooney)
(Co-Produced By Beyoncé Knowles)
(Recorded by Manelich Sotolongo at Logo Studios (Deer Park, NY) and Troy Gonzales at TK Studios (Honolulu, HI)
(Mixed by Rich Travali at The Hit Factory (New York, NY)
(Mastered by Tom Coyne at Sterling Sound (New York, NY)

(Uit de film Charlie’s Angels met in de hoofdrollen Cameron Diaz, Drew Barrymore & Lucy Liu, ging op 22 oktober 2000 in de Verenigde Staten in première en draait vanaf 3 november 2000 in heel Amerika)

(#7 album-hit voor Destiny’s Child in 2000 op de various artists Music from the Motion Picture (CD: Charlie’s Angels) [Columbia CK 61064]

Billboard: “Net geen N°1-hits”

1899: Harry Macdonough & S.H. Dudley – ‘Mid The Green Fields Of Virginia [Edison Record 7262] (3 weken 2)
Mid The Green Fields Of Virginia
(vandaag 119 jaar geleden)
(Charles K. Harris)
(wax cylinder)

(#4 hit voor George J. Gaskin in 1899 [Columbia Phonograph Company 4185] (wax cylinder)

(#4 hit voor Frank Stanley in 1899 [Columbia Phonograph Company] (wax Cylinder)

1905: Frank C. Stanley – In Dear Old Georgia [Victor Record 4503] (4 weken 3)
In Dear Old Georgia - Frank C. Stanley
(vandaag 113 jaar geleden)
(Harry Williams; Egbert Van Alstyne)
(Ballad With Orchestra)
(With Orchestra Accompaniment)

(#6 hit voor Henry Burr in 1905 [Edison Gold Moulded Record 9099] (wax cylinder)

(#3 hit voor Haydn Quartet (Male Quartet) (with orchestra) op 27 januari 1906 [Concert Record 4522] (78 rpm)

1950: Kay Starr and Tennessee Ernie – I’ll Never Be Free [Capitol F1124] (1 week 3)
I’ll Never Be Free - Kay Starr and Tennessee Ernie
(vandaag 68 jaar geleden)
(Tekst & Muziek: Bennie Benjamin; George Weiss)
(Vocal Duet with Orchestra)
(With Orchestra)

(Het origineel is van Savannah Churchill and the Red Norvo Quintet (Vocal Solo: Red Norvo) uit 1949 [Arco 1202] (78 rpm)

(#3 R&B-hit voor Dinah Washington with Teddy Stewart ’s Orchestra in 1950 [Mercury 8187] (78 rpm)

(#4 R&B-hit voor Annie Larie – Paul Gayten and His Orchestra (Vocal with Instr. Accomp.) in 1950 [Regal 3258] (78 rpm)

(#7 R&B-hit voor Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Jordan with the Tympany Five (Vocal Duet with Orchestra) in 1950 [Decca 9-27200] (45 rpm)

(1950: Owen Bradley and His Sextet [45-Coral 9-60293]

(1950: Lionel Hampton And His Orchestra (Vocal Chorus by Irma Curry) [Decca 24911] (78 rpm)

(#8 R&B-hit voor Lucky Millinder and his Orchestra (Vocal refrain by Annisteen Allen and Big John Greer); B-kant van Journey’s End in 1951 [RCA Victor 47-3128] (45 rpm)

(#19 album-hit voor Johnnie Ray (Orchestra under the direction of Ray Conniff) (Arrangements by Ray Ellis and Ray Conniff) in 1957 (LP: The Big Beat) [Columbia CL 961]

(1959: Pat & Shirley Boone (Orchstra Conducted by Mort Lindsey) (LP: Side by Side) [Dot DLP 25,199]

(1959: Lillie Bryant; B-kant van Smoky Gray Eyes [Swan S-4029] (45 rpm)

(1960: Joanie Sommers with The Big Sound of Don Ralke [Warner Bros. Records 5157] (45 rpm)

(1962: Etta Jones (Arranged and Conducted by Oliver Nelson) (LP: From the Heart) [Prestige PRLP 7214]

(#15 album-hit voor Aretha Franklin (Arranged And Conducted by Arif Mardin) (Produced by Jerry Wexler & Tom Bowd) in 1969 (LP: Aretha Franklin: Soul ‘69) [Atlantic SD 8212]

(#26 C&W-hit voor Johnny & Jonie Mosby (Produced by Ken Nelson) in 1969 [Capitol 2608] (45 rpm)

(#94 hit voor Kay Starr (With Orchestra Conducted by Jack Marshall) in 1961 [Capitol 4583] (45 rpm)

(#103 Bubbling Under-hit voor LaVern Baker & Jimmy Ricks (Orch. Arr. & Cond. By Stan Applebaum) (Produced by Jerry Leiber & Mike Stoller) in 1961 [Atlantic 45-2090] (45 rpm)

1972: Lobo – I’d Love You To Want Me [Big Tree Records 147] (2 weken 2)
I’d Love You To Want Me - Lobo

(vandaag 46 jaar geleden)
(Lobo [ = Roland Kent Lavoie]
(Produced by Phil Gernhard)

(#38 album-hit voor Liza Minnelli in 1973 (Produced by “Snuff” Garrett) (Arranged by Al Capps) (LP: Liza Minnelli the Singer) [Columbia KC 32149]

(#58 C&W-hit voor Narvel Felts (Produced by: Johnny Morris) (Strings and Background Vocals Lobo) in 1982 [Lobo LOBO III] (45 rpm)

1972: The Spinners – I’ll Be Around [Atlantic 45-2904] (2 weken 3)
I’ll Be Around - The Spinners
(vandaag 46 jaar geleden)
(Thom Bell; Phil Hurtt)
(Produced, Arranged and Conducted by Thom Bell)

(#81 R&B-hit voor Terri Wells (Engineers: Bruce Weeden & Al Alberts, Jr.) (Produced by Nick Martinelli) in 1984 [Philly World Records 7-99753] (45 rpm)

(#62 hit voor What Is This (Produced by Todd Rundgren) in 1985 [MCA Records MCA-52593] (45 rpm)

(#76 R&B-hit voor Russ Freeman & The Rippingtons Featuring Jeffrey Osborne (Produced by Russ Freeman) (Executive Producers: Dave Grusin & Larry Rosen) in 1994 [GRP Records 3052] (Cassette-single)

(#14 album-hit voor The Spinners in 1995 op de various artists Music from the Motion Picture (Dead Presidents) [Capitol Records ‎CDP 7243 8 32438 2 2]

(#39 hit voor Rappin’ 4-Tay Featuring The Spinners (Executive Producer: Franky J) (Produced By Franky J & Cyrus Esteban) (Featuring Samples: From The Spinners Recording ‘I’ll Be Around’)  als I’ll Be Around (Timber Mix-Radio Version) in 1995 [Chrysalis-EMI Records ‎4KM-58331] (Cassette-single)

(#97 hit voor Daryl Hall & John Oates in 2005 [U-Watch 480105-2] (CD-single)

(#8 album-hit voor Seal (℗ 2011) in 2012 (CD: Soul 2) [Reprise 528694-2]

1978: Foreigner – Double Vision [Atlantic 3514] (2 weken 2)
Double Vision - Foreigner
(vandaag 40 jaar geleden)
(Mick Jones; Lou Gramm)
(Produced by Keith Olsen, Mick Jones & Ian McDonald)

1978: Ambrosia – How Much I Feel [Warner Bros. Records WBS 8640] (3 weken 3)
How Much I Feel - Ambrosia
(vandaag 40 jaar geleden)
(David Pack)
(Produced by Freddie Piro & Ambrosia)

1989: The B-52’s – Love Shack [Reprise 7-22817] (2 weken 3)
Love Shack - The B-52’s

(vandaag 29 jaar geleden)
(The B-52’s [ = Kate Pierson, Fred Schneider, Keith Strickland & Cindy Wilson]
(Produced By Don Was)

Billboard Easy Listening chart:

1995: Sophie B. Hawkins – As I Lay Me Down [Columbia 38T 77801] (6 weken 1)
As I Lay Me Down - Sophie B. Hawkins

(vandaag 23 jaar geleden)
(Sophie B. Hawkins)
(Produced by Stephen Lipson)
(Engineered by Heff Moraes)

(#6 hit in de Hot 100 op 28 oktober 1995)

(Enkele dagen later op 22 november 1995 wordt de Zuiderbrug en Zuiderbrugtracé, beide onderdeel van de A73 Venlo-Tegelen geopend.)

2006: Rascal Flatts – What Hurts The Most (9 weken 1)
What Hurts The Most - Rascal Flatts

(vandaag 12 jaar geleden)
(Steve Robson; Jeffrey Steele)
(terug op #1: 02-12-2006, 09-12-2006, 16-12-2006, 02-12-2006 (3 weken), 13-01-2007, 20-01-2007, 27-01-2007, 03-02-2007, 10-02-2007 (5 weken)

(#6 hit in de Hot 100 op 29 april 2006)

(#68 album-hit voor Mark Wills (Produced by Chris Lindsey and Mark Wills) {het origineel} in 2003 (CD: And the Crowd Goes Wild) [Mercury ‎B0001012-02]

(2003: Jeffrey Steele (CD: You Gotta Start Somewhere) [3 Ring Circus 789577154520]

(2004: Bellefire (CD: Spin the Wheel) [EastWest 5050467267329]

(#13 hit in Engeland voor Jo O’Meara in 2005 [Sanctuary Records SANXD403] (CD-single) (3 tracks + Video)

(#52 pop-hit voor Cascada als What Hurts the Most (Radio Mix U.S.) in 2007 [Robbins Entertainment ‎76869-72171-2[ (CD maxi-single) (13 tracks)

Billboard Easy Listening: “Net geen N°1-hits”

1978: Andy Gibb – (Our Love) Don’t Throw It All Away [RSO RS 911] (2 weken 2)
(Our Love) Don’t Throw It All Away - Andy Gibb
(vandaag 40 jaar geleden)
(Barry Gibb; Blue Weaver)
(Executive Producer: Barry Gibb)
(Produced by Barry Gibb, Albhy Galuten & Karl Richardson by Arrangement with The Robert Stigwood Organisation)

(#9 hit in de Hot 100 op 16 december 1978)

1978: Barbra & Neil – You Don’t Bring Me Flowers [Columbia 3-10840] (2 weken 3)
You Don’t Bring Me Flowers - Barbra & Neil

(vandaag 40 jaar geleden)
(Neil Diamond; Alan Bergman; Marilyn Bergman)
(Arranged and Conducted by Alan Lindgren)
(Produced by Bob Gaudio)

(#1 hit in de Hot 100 op 2 december 1978)

{Nostalgia Classic Song op radiostation KEZW Studio 1430 AM Denver, Colorado} {Timeless Classic Song op radiostation KIXI (880 AM) Mercer Island-Seattle, Washington}

(#6 album-hit voor Neil Diamond (Het origineel) in 1977 (LP: I’m Glad You’re Here with Me Tonight) [Columbia JC 34990]

(#4 album-hit voor Neil Diamond (Duet with Barbra Streisand) (Produced by Bob Gaudio) {Nostalgia Classic Song op radiostation KEZW Studio 1430 AM Denver, Colorado} {Timeless Classic Song op radiostation KIXI (880 AM) Mercer Island-Seattle, Washington} ‎in 1978 op de Neil Diamond (LP: You Don’t Bring Me Flowers) [Columbia ‎FC 35625]

(#12 album-hit voor Barbra Streisand {Nostalgia Classic Song op radiostation KEZW Studio 1430 AM Denver, Colorado} in 1978 (LP: Songbird) [Columbia ‎JC 35375]

(#10 C&W-hit voor Jim Ed Brown/Helen Cornelius (Produced by Tom Collins) (Strings arranged by Archie Jordan) in 1979 [RCA PB-11435] (45 rpm)

(#38 album-hit voor Barbra Streisand feat. Neil Diamond in 1991 op de Barbra Streisand (CD: Just for the Record…) [Columbia 44111]

(#8 album-hit in Vlaams België voor Dana Winner & Steve Hofmeyr (Adapt.: Marc Van Caelenberg – Micky Otterspoor) (Arrangeur: L. Smets – Gyuri Spies) (Productie en Techniek: Wilfried Van Baelen) (Digitaal opgenomen in: Galaxy Studios nv) (Bas: Eric Coenen) (Drum (DW Drum Zildjian Cymbals): Berni Bovens) (Giraren: Eric Melaerts – Chris Peeters – Cor Mutsers) (Percussie: Frank Michiels) (Orkestratie percussie: Leo Ouderits) (Hoorns: Rik Vercruysse – Alex Van Aeken) (Trombones: Jan De Backer – Leo Nuyts) (Trompetten: Nico Schepers – Jef Coolen – Benny Wiame) (Saxofoons: Frank Derruyter – Eddy De Vos) (Hobo: Joris Van den Hauwe) (Fluiten: Lindy Van den Berk – Ronald Buersens) (Harp: Hanna Grociak) (Piano: Johan Laas – Roland Serpierre) (Keyboards: Gyuri Spies – Wim Claes – Yannic Fonderie – Wilfried Van Baelen) (Backing vocals: Danny Caen – Harriët Van Honk – Mieke Aerts – Pim Roos – Mark Vanhie) Gospelkoor: Ebby Aughton – Jerry Krolis – Stuart Axwijk – Hortance Doest) (Gemengd koor: ‘Just Music’) (Gemengd koor: ‘Just Music’) (Galaxy Symphonic Orchestra o.l.v. Gyuri Spies) (Editing: Wilfried Van Baelen – Luc Geukens) (Mastering: Dieter Wegner (Studio N) als Vroeger bracht je bloemen in 1997 (CD: Geef me je droom) [EMI 7243 8218382 2]

(#9 album-hit in Vlaams België voor Sandra Kim & Frank Galan als Jij brengt nooit meer bloemen (You Don’t Bring Me Flowers) in 1997 (CD: Onvergetelijk) [Centropa CR.97.51082]

Billboard Country & Western chart:

1967: Sonny James: The Southern Gentleman – It’s The Little Things [Capitol Records 5987] (5 weken 1)
It’s The Little Things - Sonny James
(vandaag 51 jaar geleden)
(Arlie Duff)
(Produced By Marvin Hughes) [uncredited]

{Classic Non-Hot 100 Song in Joel Whitburn’s Top Pop Singles 1955-2010}

(#152 album-hit voor Marie Osmond (Arranged & Produced By Sonny James In Conjunction With Mike Curb Productions) (Executive Producers: The Osmonds) (String arrangements by Cam Mullins) (Background vocals – The Jordanaires and Studio singers) (Associate Producer: Don Ovens) (Engineer: Ron Reynolds) (Assistant Engineers: Steve Hodge and Charlie Tallent) in 1975 (LP: Who’s Sorry Now) [MGM Records/Kolob Records M3G 4979]

(Vandaag precies 50 jaar geleden op 18 november 1967 is bij de VARA op Nederland 2 de tweede aflevering van ‘Bij Dorus op schoot’ te zien. Het programma is opgenomen in de club van Tom Manders in Rotterdam. In de show is o.m. de driejarige Corina Konijnenburg uit Pernis te zien. Vol overgave zingt zij een geheel eigen versie van Poesje Mauw. Haar Poesie Mauw slaat zo aan dat het zelfs op single wordt uitgebracht. Corina Konijnenburg verliest op 31 juli 2002 haar strijd tegen kanker. In haar rouwadvertentie staat dat “Poesie Mauw is overleden”. Zij is 37 jaar geworden.)

1972: Charley Pride – She’s Too Good To Be True [RCA Victor 74-0802] (3 weken 1)
She’s Too Good To Be True - Charley Pride
(vandaag 46 jaar geleden)
(Johnny Duncan)
(Producer: Jack Clement)

{Classic Non-Hot 100 Song in Joel Whitburn’s Top Pop Singles 1955-2010}

(Enkele dagen later op 23 november 1972 wordt door de VPRO de eerste aflevering van De Barend servet show uitgezonden. Dit programma is de opvolger van De Fred Haché Show. IJf Blokker speelt Barend Servet, Dolf Brouwers brengt Sjef van Oekel tot leven, Harry Touw is te zien als Fred Haché en Corty Brak noemt zich Gerrit Dekzeil. De Barend Servet Show is slechts twee seizoenen uitgezonden op de Nederlandse televisie.)

1989: Eddy Raven – Bayou Boys [Universal Records UVL-66016] (1 week 1)
Bayou Boys - Eddy Raven
(vandaag 29 jaar geleden)
(Frank J. Myers; Troy Seals; Eddy Raven)
(Produced By Barry Beckett)

{Classic Non-Hot 100 Song in Joel Whitburn’s Top Pop Singles 1955-2010}

2000: Travis Tritt – Best Of Intentions [Columbia 38-79404] (1 week 1)
Best Of Intentions - Travis Tritt

(vandaag 18 jaar geleden)
(Travis Tritt)

(#27 hit in de Hot 100 op 2 december 2000)

Billboard Rhythm & Blues chart:

1944: Ink Spots and Ella Fitzgerald – Into Each Life Some Rain Must Fall [Decca 23356] (11 weken 1)
Into Each Life Some Rain Must Fall - Ink Spots and Ella Fitzgerald
(vandaag 74 jaar geleden)
(Tekst & Muziek: Allan Roberts; Doris Fisher)
(Vocal with Instrument Accompanument)

(B-kant van I’m Making Believe)

(#1 hit in de US Pop Singles Charts op 2 december 1944)

(1944: Charlie Barnet And His Orchestra (Vocal Chorus by Kay Starr); B-kant van You Always Hurt the One You Love [Decca 18638] (78 rpm)

(1946: Victor Silvester and His Ballroom Orchestra)

(1946: Joe Loss And His Orchestra)

(#23 hit voor Teresa Brewer And Les Brown And His Band Of Renown (Vocal With Orchestra); B-kant van Too Much Mustard in 1953 [Coral 9-60994] (45 rpm)

(1956: Eddie Fontaine (Vocal With Orchestra Directed by Jack Pleis); B-kant van Cool It Baby [Decca 9-30042] (45 rpm)

(1956: The Hilltoppers Featuring Jimmy Sacca [Dot 45-15489] (45 rpm)

(1959: Frankie Avalon (Arr: Al Caiola) (LP: The Young Frankie Avalon) [Chancellor CHLS 5002]

(1960: Kay Starr (With Orchestra Conducted by Van Alexander) (LP: Losers, Weepers…“) [Capitol Records ST-1303]

(1963: Ella Fitzgerald & Count Basie (Arranged by Quincy Jones) (LP: Ella & Basie!) [Verve Records V6-4061]

(1966: Mitch Miller And The Gang; B-kant van The Phoenix Love Theme (Senza Fine) [45-Decca 31934]

(1967: Enzo Stuarti (Arr. & Cond. by Herb Bernstein) (Prod. by Manny Kellem) [Epic 5-10153] (45 rpm)

(1986: Ella Fitzgerald & the Ink Spots op de various artists Music from the BBC-TV Serial (LP: The Singing Detective) [BBC Records And Tapes REN 608]

(Eén week later op 25 november 1944 worden de bruggen over de Maas in Venlo door de vijand over de gehele lengte radicaal opgeblazen. Een schip en een locomotief worden getroffen.)

1972: Harold Melvin And The Bluenotes – If You Don’t Know Me By Now [Philidelphia International Records ZS7 3520] (2 weken 1)
If You Don’t Know Me By Now - Harold Melvin And The Bluenotes

(vandaag 46 jaar geleden)
(Kenneth Gamble; Leon Huff)
(Arranged by Bobby Martin)
(Produced by Kenneth GambleLeon Huff)

(#3 hit in de Hot 100 op 9 december 1972)

(#30 hit in Italië voor Wess als Il primo appuntamento in 1973 [45-Durium CNA 9334]

(1973: Jerry Naylor (Prod. by Harley Hatcher); B-kant van Bitter Memories [MGM Records K 14546] (45 rpm)

(1973: Fausto Papetti (Sax) als Il primo appuntamento (LP: 16ª Raccolta) [Durium ‎ms AI 77324]

(#82 R&B-hit voor Lyn Collins (The Female Preacher) (Produced and Arranged by James Brown) (Engineer – Bob Both) in 1975 [People PE 659] (45 rpm)

(1975: Lyn Collins (The Female Preacher) (Produced by James Brown) (LP: Check Me Out If You Don’t Know Me by Now) [People PE 6605]

(#33 album-hit voor Teddy Pendergrass als Medley: If You Don’t Know Me by Now / The Love I Lost / Bad Luck / Wake Up Everybody in 1979 (LP: Teddy Live! Coast to Coast) [Philadelphia International Records ‎KZ2 36294]

(#49 R&B-hit voor Jean Carn (Arr. by McKinley Jackson) (Prod. by Norman Connors) (Co-Prod. by Jean Carn) (Exec. Prod. by Iris Gordy) in 1982 [Motown 1620MF] (45 rpm)

(#79 R&B-hit voor Patti LaBelle (Arranged & Conducted by James Ellison) (Produced by Kenneth Gamble & Leon A. Huff) in 1986 [Philidelphia International Records ZS4 05755] (45 rpm)

(#1 pop-hit voor Simply Red (Engineered and Mixed by Daren Klein) (Produced by Stewart Levine) op 15 juli 1989 [Elektra 7-69297] (45 rpm)

(#59 C&W-hit voor Joe Stampley in 1989 [45-Evergreen EV-1100]

(#104 album-hit voor Harold Melvin & The Bluenotes (℗ 1991) in 1992 op de various artists Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (CD: My Girl) [Epic EK 48732]

(2005: Steve Brookstein (CD: Heart & Soul) [Syco Music 82876691852]

(#13 album-hit voor Seal in 2008 (CD: Soul) [143 Records 515868-2]

(#4 album-hit voor Rod Stewart in 2009 (CD: Soulbook) [J Records ‎88697-30256-2]

1989: Jermaine Jackson – Don’t Take It Personal [Arista AS 1-9875] (1 week 1)
Don’t Take It Personal - Jermaine Jackson

(vandaag 29 jaar geleden)
(David Conley; Derrick Culler; David Townshend)
(Produced By David “Pic” Conley [ = David L. Conley] And David Townshend)
(Associate Producer: Derrick Culler)

(#64 hit in de Hot 100 op 6 januari 1990)

1995: R. Kelly – You Remind Me Of Something (1 week 1)
You Remind Me Of Something - R. Kelly

(vandaag 23 jaar geleden)
(R. Kelly [ = Robert Sylvester Kelly]
(Produced by R. Kelly)
(Executive Producer: Barry Hankerson)
(Mixed by Peter Mokran and R. Kelly)
(All instruments by R. Kelly)
(Additional keyboards by Lafayette Carthon)
(Programming by Peter Mokran)
(Additional drum programming by Mario Winans)
(Mastered by Bernie Grundman at Bennie Grundman Mastering, Hollywood)

(#4 hit in de Hot 100 op 18 november 1995)


This US list was compiled by data from the books titled Joel Whitburn’s “Pop Memories 1890-1954”, “Top Pop Singles 1955-2010”, “Top Adult Songs 1961-2006”, “Hot Country Songs 1944-2010”, “Hot R&B Songs 1942-2010” and Billboard Magazine (©2018)



1976: Frédéric François – San Francisco [Vogue ‎45.VB. 140 161] (2 weken 1)

(vandaag 42 jaar geleden)
(Frédéric François · Marino Atria)
(Direction musicale: Nico Gomez)
(Production: Constant Defourny)
(Enregistrement: Studio Madeleine, Bruxelles)

1977: Sheila & B. Devotion – Singin’ In The Rain Part 1 [Carrère 49.313] (3 weken 1)

(vandaag 41 jaar geleden)
(Music: Nacio Herb Brown /Lyrics: Arthur Freed)
(Geïntroducerd door Doris Eaton Travis in The Hollywood Music Box Revue in 1929)

(#1 hit in Amerika voor Ukelele Ike (Cliff Edwards)

(Music by Nacio Herb Brown /Lyric by Arthur Freed) op 10 augustus in 1929 [Columbia 1869-D] (78 rpm)

(1929: In de film The Hollywood Revue of 1929 met in de hoofdrollen Conrad Nagel & Jack Benny, ging op 20 juni 1929 in Los Angeles, Californië en op 14 augustus 1929 in New York City in première en draait vanaf 23 november 1929 in heel Amerika)

(1929: Played during the opening by The MGM Symphony Orchestra in de film The Hollywood Revue of 1929)

(1929: Played on ukulele and sung by Cliff Edwards and The Brox Sisters in de film The Hollywood Revue of 1929)

(1929: Danced by chorus Sung by the major stars at the end in de film The Hollywood Revue of 1929)

(#4 hit in Amerika voor Earl Burtnett and His Los Angeles Biltmore Hotel Orchestra (Vocal Chorus by Paul Gibbons) (With Vocal Chorus) in 1929 [Brunswick 4375] (78 rpm)

(#9 hit in Amerika voor Gus Arnheim and his Orchestra in 1929 [Victor 22012] (78 rpm)

(1929: Jimmy Crawford (Vocal refrain by Paul Small); B-kant van My Sin [Victor 22066] (78 rpm)

(1929: Grégor et ses Grégoriens als Je chante sous la pluie)

(1930: Karkoff-Orchester (Adapt.: Peter Herz – Armin L. Robinson) (mit deutschen refraingesang) als Ich singe nur für dich (Singin’ in the rain) [Derby D.O.5689] (78 rpm) (Duitse versie)

(1930: Played on the radio in de film The Divorcee)

(1930: Performed by studio chorus in de film The Dogway Melody)

(1932: Performed by Jimmy Durante in de film Speak Easily)

(1932: Sung by Melvyn Douglas a cappella, with modified lyrics in de film The Old Dark House)

(1939: Second tune played at Daka’s Place in de film Idiot’s Delight)

(1940: Sung by Judy Garland (uncredited) in both a straight and swing version at the Waldorf Astoria; Played also as dance music at the Waldorf in de film Little Nelly Kelly)

(1944: In the score when the shower stream is misdirected in de film The Big Noise)

(1951: Tony Martin with Henri René and his Orchestra {Nostalgia Classic Song op radiostation KEZW Studio 1430 AM Denver, Colorado} [RCA Victor 47-4048] (45 rpm)

(1952: Gene Kelly with Lennie Hayton and the MGM Studio Orchestra

(Music by Nacio Herb Brown /Lyric by Arthur Freed)
{Nostalgia Classic Song op radiostation KEZW Studio 1430 AM Denver, Colorado} {Classic Song op radiostation KAAM 770 AM Legends in Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, Texas} {Timeless Classic Song op radiostation KIXI (880 AM) Mercer Island-Seattle, Washington} [MGM MGM.490] (78 rpm) {Engelse persing} {Rain scene shot filmed on July 17-18, 1951} in de film Singin’ in the Rain met in de hoofdrollen Gene Kelly, Donald O’Connor & Debbie Reynolds, ging op 27 maart 1952 in New York City in première, draait vanaf 9 april 1952 in Los Angeles, Californië en is vanaf 11 april 1952 in heel Amerika te zien)

(#10 album hit in Amerika voor Lawrence Welk and his Champagne Music als Rain / Singin’ in the Rain / Rain on the Roof in 1956 (LP: Say It with Music) [Coral CRL 57041]

(#19 album-hit in Amerika voor Roger Williams (Pianos Solos and Duets with Strings and Orchestra directed by Glenn Osser) in 1956 (LP: Roger Williams) [Kapp ‎KL1012]

(1956: Count Basie (LP: The Greatest!! Count Basie Plays – Joe Williams Sings Standards) (Orchestra Conducted by Buddy Bregman) [Verve MG V-2016]

(1956: Oscar Peterson (LP: Recital by Oscar Peterson) [Clef Records C-694]

(#17 album-hit in Amerika voor The Charleston City All-Stars (The Charleston City All-Stars cond. by Enoch Light with Charlie Margulis, Bobby Byrne, Milt Yanier, Ezelle Watson, Paul Ricci, Nick Perito, George Barnes, Jack Lesberg, Terry Snyder) in 1957 (LP: The Roaring 20’s Volume 3) [Grand Award G.A. 33-353]

(#19 album-hit in Amerika voor Eydie Gorme (Orchestra Conducted by Don Costa) in 1958 (LP: Eydie Gorme Vamps the Roaring 20’s) [ABC-Paramount ABC-218]

(1958: Ruth Olay (LP: Olay!) [EmArcy-Mercury Records MGC 36125]

(1959: Sonny Stitt (LP: Sonny Stitt Plays Jimmy Giuffre Arrangements) [Verve Records ‎MG V-8309]

(1959: Whistled by Cary Grant in Eva’s apartment in de Alfred Hitchcock-film North by Northwest)

(#5 album-hit in Amerika voor Mitch Miller And The Gang als Medley: Singin’ in the Rain / All I Do Is Dream of You / Toot, Toot, Tootsie! (Goodbye) in 1960 (LP: Sentimental Sing Along with Mitch) [Columbia ‎CS 8251]

(1961: Doris Day with Neal Hefti and His Orchestra (LP: Bright and Shiny) [Columbia CS 8414]

(1961: Judy Garland (MGM Studio Orchestra) (LP: ‎The Judy Garland Story Vol. 2: The Hollywood Years!) [MGM Records ‎E4005P]

(1966: Lena Horne (LP: Lena in Hollywood) [United Artists UAL 3470]

(#34 album-hit in Amerika voor Gene Kelly in 1971 op de Music from the soundtrack Stanley Kubrick’s (LP: A Clockwork Orange) [Warner Bros. Records ‎K 46127]

(1971: John Martyn (Produced by John Martyn & John Wood) (LP: Bless the Weather) [Island SW-9311]

(1971: Edward Woodward (LP: It Had to Be You) [DJM Records DJLPS 418]

(#128 album-hit in Amerika voor Jimmy Durante (Speak Easily, 1932) in 1974 op de various artists Music from the Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (LP: That’s Entertainment) [MCA Records ‎MCA2-11002]

(#128 album-hit in Amerika voor Cliff (Ukulele Ike) Edwards (Hollywood Revue 1929, 1929) in 1974 op de various artists Music from the Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (LP: That’s Entertainment) [MCA Records ‎MCA2-11002]

(#128 album-hit in Amerika voor Judy Garland (Little Nelly Kelly, 1940) in 1974 op de various artists Music from the Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (LP: That’s Entertainment) [MCA Records ‎MCA2-11002]

(#128 album-hit in Amerika voor Gene Kelly, Debbie Reynolds & Donald O’Connor (Singin’ in the Rain, 1952) in 1974 op de various artists Music from the Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (LP: That’s Entertainment) [MCA Records ‎MCA2-11002]

(1975: Caravelli (Réalisation artistique: Philippe Boutet) als Chantons sous la pluie (LP: Une fille aveс les yeux clair) [CBS – CBS 80730]

(1977: Jean-Claude Borelly ‎(LP: Hits n° 5 – 16 succès) [Delphine ‎700 022]

(1978: Bon Bon (Adapt.: sov. Ari Oinonen – suom. Saukki [= Niilo Sauvo Pellervo Puhtila] als Laulaen sateessa (LP: Bon Bon) [EMI 9C 062-38310] (Finse versie)

(1978: Karel Gott (Adapt.: deutsche text: Harald H. Werner /arr.: Boris Jojic) als Ich singe jeden Tag (Singin’ in the Rain) (LP: Die goldene Stimme aus Prag: Höhepunkte aus der gleichnamigen ZDF-Show) [Polydor 2371 914] (Duitse versie)

(1978: Ari Oinonen (Adapt.: Saukki [= Niilo Sauvo Pellervo Puhtila] als Laulaen sateessa (LP: Jokamiehen hammond 3) [EMI 9C 054-38307]

(1978: Pia, Varpu Ja Auni (Adapt.: Saukki [= Niilo Sauvo Pellervo Puhtila] als Laulaen sateessa (Singin’ in the Rain) op various artists (LP: Jokamiehen suosikit 2) [M&T Production MTSLP 104] (Finse versie)

(1978: The Les Reed Orchestra (Arranged and conducted by Les Reed) (Produced by Chris Harding) (Engineered by Mike Thompson) (LP: You Should Be Dancing) [Warwick WW 5051]

(1979: Jiří Korn (Adapt.: Zdeněk Borovec) als Zpívat jako déšť (Singin’ in the Rain) (LP: Zpívat jako déšť) [Supraphon 1113 2493] (Tsjechische versie)

(1982: Bobby Crush (Recorded ‘Live’ at Abbey Road Studios) (Musical Supervision and Arranging – Cecil Bolton) (Recording Engineer – Peter Vince) (2nd Engineer – Allen Rouse) (Produced By – Norman Newell) als Singing in the Rain / Don’t Fence Me In / You Are My Sunshine (LP: The Bobby Crush Incredible Double Decker Party with 101 Great Songs – Party One) [Warwick WW 5127]

(#23 album-hit in Amerika voor Taco (Produced by David Parker) (℗ 1982) in 1983 (LP: After Eight) [RCA AFL1-4818]

(#4 album-hit in Amerika voor The 3 Tenors (Medley arranged & orchestrated by Lalo Schifrin) als A Tribute to Hollywood / My Way / Moon River / Because / Singin’ in the Rain in 1994 op de José Carreras, Plácido Domingo, Luciano Pavarotti with Zubin Mehta (CD: The 3 Tenors in Concert 1994) [Atlantic 82614]

(1994: Performed by Natalie Portman [uncredited] in de film Léon)

(#83 album-hit in Amerika voor Jamie Cullum in 2004 (CD: Twentysomething) [Verve B0002273-82]

(2003: Produced and Performed by Matter Music in de film Shanghai Knights)

(2004: Gauthier, Emilie (CD: Star Academy 4 fait son cinéma) [Mercury 982 448-3]

(#20 hit in Groot-Brittannië voor Mint Royale als Singin’ in the Rain (Short Radio Edit) op 28 augustus 2005 [Direction Records ‎82876720492] (CD-single)

(2006: Laura Malmivaara (Adapt.: Saukki [= Niilo Sauvo Pellervo Puhtila] als Laulaen Sateessa op various artists (CD: Boston Promenade & Tähdet: Valkokankaan helmet) [Beak A Leg Entertainment ‎BALE-1002] (Finse versie)

(2008: Niklas Andersson als Singing in the rain (CD: Musikalfavoriter) [Naxos 8.572018]

(#18 hit in Amerika voor Glee Cast Featuring Gwyneth Paltrow (season two) als Singing in the Rain  / Umbrella in 2010 [Twentieth Century Fox Television] (Digital download)

2000: Daft Punk – One More Time (Short Radio Edit) [Virgin ‎VSCDT1791] (1 week 1)

(vandaag 18 jaar geleden)
(Thomas Bangalter · Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo · Roman Anthony Moore)
(Vocals Performed By Romanthony [= Anthony Wayne Moore]
(Produced By Thomas Bangalter & Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo)
(Mastered By Nilesh Patel At The Exchange)

(#61 hit in de US Hot 100 op 24 maart 2001)

2006: Faudel – Mon pays (Radio) [Mercury 984-225-9] (1 week 1)

(vandaag 12 jaar geleden)
(Frédéric Lebovici · Asdorve [= Frédéric Chateau]


1974: Olivia Newton-John – I Honestly Love You (4 weken 1)
(vandaag 44 jaar geleden)
(Peter Allen; Jeff Barry)
(Produced By John Farrar)
(Arranged By Alan Hawkshaw)

(#1 hit in de US Hot 100 op 5 oktober 1974)

{Nostalgia Classic Song op radiostation KEZW Studio 1430 AM Denver, Colorado} {Timeless Classic Song op radiostation KIXI (880 AM) Mercer Island-Seattle, Washington}

(Het origineel is van Peter Allen uit 1974 (LP: Continental American) [A&M Records SP-3643]

(#48 hit in Amerika voor Olivia Newton-John (Arranged by Alan Hawkshaw) (Produced by John Farrar) (℗ 1974) in 1977 [MCA Records MCA-40811] (45 rpm) {dezelfde versie}

(#67 hit in Amerika voor Olivia Newton-John (Produced by David Foster) in 1998 [MCA Records/MCA Nashville ‎MCAS7 72053] (45 rpm) {nieuwe opname}

1990: Deee-Lite (with Bootsy & Q-Tip) – Groove Is In The Heart (LP Version) [Elektra 755964934-7] (1 week 1)
(vandaag 28 jaar geleden)
(Deee-Lite [ = Dimitri Brill. Kierin Kirby & Towa Tei]; Herbie Hancock)
(Produced by Deee-Lite)
(Executive Producers and Hooker Upper: Bill Coleman)
(Recording & Mixing Engineer: Mike “Tweakin” Rogers at D.N.D.)
(Additional Engineer: Bob Power at Calliope)

(#4 hit in de US Hot 100 op 17 november 1990)

2007: The Veronicas – Hook Me Up [Sire 9362499180] (1 week 1)
(vandaag 11 jaar geleden)
(Greg Wells; Shelly Peiken; Jessica Origliasso; Lisa Origliasso)

2012: Swedish House Mafia feat. John Martin – Don’t You Worry Child (2 weken 1)
(vandaag 6 jaar geleden)
(Axwell [ = Axel Christofer Hedfors]; Sebastian Ingrosso [ = Sebastian Carmine Ingrosso]; Steve Angello [ = Steven Angello Josefsson Fragogiannis]; Michel Zitron; John Martin)
(Produced By Swedish House Mafia [ = Axwell, Steve Angello & Sebastian Ingrosso]
(Programmer, Keyboards: Axwell, Sebastian Ingrosso, Steve Angello)
(Vocals By John Martin)

(#6 hit in de US Hot 100 op 9 februari 2013)


2001: Alicia Keys – Fallin’ (3 weken 1)
(vandaag 17 jaar geleden)
(Alicia Keys)
(Produced And Arranged By Alicia Keys)
(All Instruments By Alicia Keys Except For: Violin: Miri)
(Digital Programming: Kerry “Krucial” Brothers)
(Backgrounds: Alicia Keys, Cindy Mizelle, Tammy Saunders, Andricka Hall)
(Recorded By Kerry “Krucial” Brothers At KrucialKeys Studios, NYC)
(Mixed By Russ Elevado At Electric Lady Studios, NYC)
(Executive Producers: Clive Davis, Peter Edge, Jeff Robinson And Alicia Keys)

(#1 hit in de US Hot 100 op 18 augustus 2001)


France charts sourced from www.infodisc.fr and SNEP. Australia and New Zealand charts sourced from Wikipedia


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