8 december

Today’s Number 1 Hits of the USA (1890-2016), including the charts of Australia and New Zealand

De nummer 1-hits van 8 december

Best Selling Singles/Billboard Hot 100:

1934: Bing Crosby with George Stoll and his Orchestra – June In January [Decca 310] (7 weken 1)
June In January - Bing Crosby
(vandaag 82 jaar geleden)
(Tekst & Muziek: Leo Robin; Ralph Rainger)
(Vocal with Orchestra)

(Uit de film Here Is My Heart met in de hoofdrollen Bing Crosby & Kitty Carlisle, ging op 22 december 1934 in Amerika première en draait vanaf 28 december 1934 in heel Amerika)

(#7 hit voor Little Jack Little and his Orchestra in 1934 [78-Columbia 2978-D]

(#10 hit voor Ted Fio Rito and his Orchestra in 1934 [78-Brunswick 7327]

(1934: Will Osborne and his Orchestra (Vocal Chorus by Will Osborne) [Perfect 16042] (78 rpm)

(1934: Richard Himber and his Ritz-Carlton Orchestra; B-kant van With Every Breath I Take [78-Victor 24811]

(#14 hit voor Guy Lombardo and his Royal Canadians in 1935 [78-Decca 307]

(1949: Spike Jones and his City Slickers (CD: Corns a-Poppin – Made from the Juice of 16 Live Programmes) als Xmas Medley: Let It Snow/June in January/Winter Wonderland (℗ 1994) [Harlequin HQ CD 30] {Released in 1995}

(#9 album-hit voor Bing Crosby in 1954 (LP: Bing: A Musical Autobiography) [Decca DX-151]

(#13 album-hit voor Jo Stafford in 1956 (LP: Ski Trails)

(#18 album-hit voor Julie London in 1956 (LP: Lonely Girl)

(1956: Hi-Lo’s (With Frank Comstock and his Orchestra) (LP: Listen! to the Hi-Lo’s) [Starlite ST 7006]

(#9 album-hit voor Ray Conniff and his Orchestra in 1958 (LP: ’S Awful Nice) [Columbia ‎CS 8001]

(1959: Benny Carter and His Orchestra (LP: Aspects) [United Artists UAL 4017]

(1959: Miss Teddi King With Orchestra Directed By Lew Douglas and Johnny Richards (LP: All the King’s Songs) [Coral CRL 57278]

(1959: Nelson Riddle (LP: The Joy of Living) [Capitol Records ST-1148]

(#60 album-hit voor Ferrante & Teicher in 1962 (LP: Snowbound) [United Artists UAS 6233]

(1967: Wes Montgomery & His Brothers; B-kant van Monterey Blues [Fantasy F-614] (45 rpm)

ex aequo:

1934: Jimmie Grier and his Orchestra – Stay As Sweet As You Are (3 weken 1)
Stay As Sweet As You Are
(vandaag 82 jaar geleden)
(Tekst: Mack Gordon /Muziek: Harry Revel)

(#15 hit voor Guy Lombardo and his Royal Canadians (Vocal Chorus by Carmen Lombardo) uit 1934; B-kant van The Sweetheart Waltz [Decca 274] (78 rpm)

(#16 hit voor Little Jack Little and his Orchestra in 1934 [78-Columbia 2969-D]

(#20 hit voor Lanny Ross with Nat Finston and his Paramount Recording Orchestra (Vocal with Orchestra) {het origineel} in 1934 [Brunswick 7318] (78 rpm) in de film College Rhythm met in de hoofdrol Joe Penner & Jack Oakie, draait vanaf 23 november 1934 in de Amerikaanse bioscopen)

(1934: Kate Smith (Vocal with Orchestra) (Accompanied by her Swanee Music); B-kant van I’m Growing Fonder of You [Decca 276] (78 rpm)

(#18 album-hit voor Lawrence Welk And His Sparkling Strings in 1956 (LP: …Moments to Remember) [Coral CRL 57068]

(1955: Mel Tormé (Orchestra Conducted by Al Pellegrini) (Engineering: Hal Valentin) (LP: It’s a Blue World) [Bethlehem BCP-34]

(#1 album-hit voor Nat “King” Cole (With Orchestra Conducted by Gordon Jenkins) in 1957 (LP: Love Is the King) [Capitol SW-824]

(1958: Jerry Vale (With Glenn Osser and His Orchestra) (LP: I Remember Buddy) [Columbia CL 1114]

(1958: Faron Young (LP: The Object of My Affection) [Capitol Records T-1004]

(#119 album-hit voor Chet Atkins in 1961 (LP: The Most Popular Guitar) [RCA Victor LSP 2346]

(1975: Ove Lind Quartet (LP: One Morning in May) [Phontastic PHON 1] {uit Zweden}

(Drie dagen later op 11 december 1934 wordt door de Nederlandse Dagbladpers (NDP) de Stichting Algemeen Nederlands Persbureau opgericht. Het ANP levert nieuws aan kranten, omroepen, websites en (vak)bladen, maar ook aan bedrijven, instellingen en overheden. In 2000 wordt de stichting omgezet in een BV.)

1956: Guy Mitchell with Ray Conniff & his Orch. – Singing The Blues [Columbia 4-40769] (10 weken 1)
Singing The Blues - Guy Mitchell

(vandaag 60 jaar geleden)
(Melvin Endsley)

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

(#17 hit voor Marty Robbins {het origineel} in 1956 [Columbia 4-21545] (45 rpm)

(#1 hit in Engeland voor Tommy Steele and The Steelmen in 1956 [Decca 45-F 10819] (45 rpm)

(1957: Hank Snow, The Singing Ranger, and the Rainbow Ranch Boys (LP: Hank Snow Country and Western Jamboree) [RCA Victor LPM 1419]

(1959: Armand Hug (LP: Armand Hug Plays Rags and Blues) [Golden Crest CR 3064]

(#23 album-hit voor Bill Black’s Combo in 1960 (LP: Solid and Raunchy) [Hi HL 12003]

(1960: Connie Francis (Orchestra Conducted by Ray Ellis) (LP: Country and Western Golden Hits) [MGM SE 3795]

(1960: Bill Haley and His Comets (LP: Haley’s Juke Box – Songs of the Bill Haley Generation) [Warner Bros. WS 1391]

(1960: Grady Martin And The Slewfoot Five (LP: Big City Lights) [Decca DL 74072]

(1961: Hardrock Gunter and His Town & Country Music (LP: Hardrock Gunter and His Town & Country Music Play Popcorn Dancing for the Social Set) [Gee LP 161]

(#109 album-hit voor Dean (Tex) Martin (Arranged and conducted by Don Costa) in 1963 (LP: Country Style) [Reprise R9 6061]

(1963: Ace Cannon (Supervision: Joe Coughi) (Recorded at The Royal Recording Studio, Memphis, Tenn.) (LP: The Moanin’ Sax of Ace Cannon) [Hi Records ‎SHL 32014]

(#23 album-hit voor Ray Conniff And The Singers in 1964 (LP: Invisible Tears) [Columbia CS 9064]

(1964: Loretta Lynn (LP: Before I’m Over You) [Decca DL 74541]

(1965: Pat Boone (LP: The Golden Era of Country Hits) [Dot DLP 25626]

(#195 album-hit voor Jerry Jaye in 1967 (LP: My Girl Josephine) [Hi Records SHL 32038]

(1967: Hank Locklin (LP: Send Me the Pillow You Dream On and Other Great Country Hits) [RCA Victor LSP 3770]

(#164 album-hit voor Marie Osmond (Arranged and Produced by Sonny James) (String Arrangements by Cum Mullins) in 1974 (LP: In My Little Corner of the World) [MGM Records M3G 4944]

(#17 C&W-hit voor Gail Davies (Produced And Arranged By Gail Davies) (℗ 1982) in 1983 [Warner Bros. Records 7-29726] (45 rpm)

(#33 album-hit voor Randy Travis in 1989 (LP: No Holdin’ Back)

(#87 C&W-hit voor Jeff Golden in 1989 [45-MGA 104]

(#14 album-hit voor Paul McCartney in 1991 (CD: Unplugged (The Official Bootleg)

(1995: The Teen Kings (Previously Unissued 1956 Recordings) (CD Are You Ready?) [Roller Coaster Records ‎RCCD 3012]

(#3 album-hit in Engeland voor Daniel O’Donnell in 2003 (CD: Daniel in Blue Jeans: 20 Great Rock ’n’ Roll Love Song) [DMG TV ‎DMGTV 001]

(2010: Wayne Horsburgh (CD: A Salute to Marty Robbins) [Rotation Records RR Marty 2010]

(Eén maand later op 2 januari 1957 wordt de Algemene Ouderdomswet (AOW) door het kabinet-Drees ingevoerd. In dat jaar krijgen 738.693 mensen een AOW-pensioen. De AOW is een collectief basispensioen, dat wordt uitgekeerd aan mensen van 65 jaar en ouder die in Nederland woonachtig zijn.)

1979: Styx – Babe [A&M 2188] (2 weken 1)
Babe - Styx
(vandaag 37 jaar geleden)
(Dennis De Young)
(Produced by Styx)

1984: Daryl Hall – John Oates – Out Of Touch [RCA PB-13916] (2 weken 1)
Out Of Touch - Daryl Hall - John Oates

(vandaag 32 jaar geleden)
(Daryl Hall; John Oates)
(Produced By Daryl Hall, John Oates and Bob Clearmountain)

1990: Stevie B – Because I Love You (The Postman Song) (Radio Edit) [LMR/RCA 2724-7-R] (4 weken 1)
Because I Love You (The Postman Song) - Stevie B

(vandaag 26 jaar geleden)
(Warren Allen Brooks)
(Produced By Stevie B [ = Steven Bernard Hill]
(Executive Producer: Herb Moelis)
(Co-Produced By Warren Allen Brooks)
(All Mixes By Stevie B)

Billboard: “Net geen N°1-hits”

1906: Arthur Pryor’s Band – On The Rocky Road To Dublin (3 weken 2)
On The Rocky Road To Dublin
(vandaag 110 jaar geleden)
(Ellis R. Ephraim)

(1925: Leo Rowsome [78-Winner W-4260] (LP: Volume 2 – Classics of Irish Piping Vol. 3) [Topic 12T322] (Released in 1977)

(1964: The Chieftains (Music Arranged and Directed by Paddy Moloney) als Comb Your Hair and Curl It, The Boys of Ballisodare (LP: The Chieftains) [SMX49623]

(1964: The Dubliners With Luke Kelly als The Rocky Road to Dublin; B-kant van The Wild Rover [Transatlantic Records TRA SP 1] (45 rpm)

1973: Elton John – Goodbye Yellow Brick Road [MCA Records MCA-40148] (3 weken 2)
Goodbye Yellow Brick Road - Elton John
(vandaag 43 jaar geleden)
(Elton John; Bernie Taupin)
(Produced By Gus Dudgeon)
(Recorded in France)

2012: Ke$ha – Die Young (1 week 2)
Die Young - Ke$ha

(vandaag 4 jaar geleden)
(Kesha Sebert; Lukasz Gottwald; Benjamin Levin; Nate Rues; Henry Walter)
(Produced by Dr. Luke [ = Lukasz Sebastian Gottwald], Benny Blanco [= Benjamin Levin] and Cirkut [ = Henry Russell Walter]
(All Instruments and Programming by Dr. Luke, Benny Blanco and Cirkut)
(Additional Vocals by Monica Cornia, Lukasz Gottwald, Ava James, Katie Mitzell and Henry Walter)
(Engineered by Clint Gibbs)
(Assisted by Rachael Findlen)
(Recorded at Luke’s In The Boo, Malibu CA and Lotzah Matzah Studios, NYC)
(Mixed by Serban Ghenea at MixStar Studios, Virginia Beach, VA)
(Engineered for Mix by John Hanes)
(Assistant Engineered for Mix by Phil Seaford)
(Production Coordination by Irene Richter, Katie Mitzell, Scott “Yamov” Yarmovsky and Andrew “McMuffin” Lyftman)

Billboard Easy Listening chart:

2001: Enrique – Hero (Totaal: 15 weken 1)
Hero - Enrique

(vandaag 15 jaar geleden)
(Enrique Iglesias; Paul Berry; Mark Taylor)
(Produced by: Mark Taylor)
(Mixed by: Walter Turbitt & Mark Taylor)
(Assistant Engineer: Jong-uk Yoon
(Production Coordinator: Ivy Skoff)
(Drums/Percussion/Bass/Keyboards/Electric Guitar by Mark Taylor)
(Acoustic Guitar by Mark Taylor/Paul Barry)
(Backing Vocals by Paul Barry/Sylvia Mason James/Andy Blackwood)
(Strings arrangements by Mark Taylor and Robin Smith)
Conducted by Robin Smith, leader: Perry Montague Mason)
(Contracted by Isobel Griffiths)
(Vocals Engineered by Carlos Paucar @ Circle House, Miami)
(Recorded at Angel Studios, London by Niall Acott)
(Assisted by Guy Wiffen)
(Adaptation by Enrique Iglesias, Chein Garcia)
(Spanish vocals produced by Enrique Iglesias & Carlos Paucar)
(terug op #1: 12-01-2002, 19-01-2002, 26-01-2002, 02-02-2002, 09-02-2002, 16-02-2002, 23-02-2002, 02-03-2002, 09-03-2002, 16-03-2002 en 23-03-2002 (11 weken)

(#3 hit in de Hot 100 op 17 novenber 2001)

2012: Rod Stewart – Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow! (5 weken 1)
Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow! - Rod Stewart

(vandaag 4 jaar geleden)
(Tekst: Sammy Cahn /Muziek: Jule Styne)

(1945: Danny O’Neil (With Orchestra Directed by Ruby Newman); B-kant van Symphony [Majestic 7162] (78 rpm)

(#1 pop-hit voor Vaughn Monroe and his Orchestra (Vocal refrain by Vaughn Monroe and The Norton Sisters) {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} (℗ 1945) op 19 januari 1946 [Victor 20-1759] (45 rpm)

(#7 pop-hit voor Woody Herman and his Orchestra (Vocal Chorus by Woody Herman) in 1946 [Columbia 36909] (78 rpm)

(#9 pop-hit voor Connee Boswell and Russell Morgan and His Orchestra (Vocal with Orchestra); B-kant van Walkin’ with My Honey (Soon, Soon, Soon) in 1946 [Decca 18741] (78 rpm)

(#14 pop-hit voor Bob Crosby and his Orchestra (Vocal by Bob Crosby) in 1946 [ARA RM 129] (78 rpm)

(1955: Frank Sinatra (10” LP: Get Happy) [Columbia ‎CL 2521]

(#8 album-hit voor Lawrence Welk And His Champagne Music {Nostalgia Classic Song op radiostation KEZW Studio 1430 AM Denver, Colorado} in 1956 (LP: Merry Christmas from Lawrence Welk and His Champagne Music) [Coral CRL 57093]

(#13 album-hit voor Jo Stafford with Paul Weston and his Music From Hollywood The Norman Luboff Choir and The Starlighters {Nostalgia Classic Song op radiostation KEZW Studio 1430 AM Denver, Colorado} {Timeless Classic Song op radiostation KIXI (880 AM) Mercer Island-Seattle, Washington} in 1956 (LP: Ski Trails) [Columbia CL 910]

(#16 album-hit voor Jackie Gleason {Nostalgia Classic Song op radiostation KEZW Studio 1430 AM Denver, Colorado} als Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow ‎in 1956 (LP: Merry Christmas) [Capitol Records ‎W-758]

(1956: Les Brown and his band of renown {Nostalgia Classic Song op radiostation KEZW Studio 1430 AM Denver, Colorado} (LP: All-Weather Music) [Coral CRL 57039]

(1956: Elaine Stritch (orchestra conducted by Deane Kincaide) als Let It Snow (LP: Stritch) [Dolphin Records Dolphin 3]

(1959: Dean Martin (Orchestra Conducted By Gus Levene) (Produced by Lee Gillette) {Timeless Classic Song op radiostation KIXI (880 AM) Mercer Island-Seattle, Washington} (LP: A Winter Romance) [Capitol Records ST-1285]

(1959: The Jimmy Rowles Septet Featuring Jimmy Rowles, Piano (LP: Weather in a Jazz Vane) [Andex A3007]

(#1 album-hit voor Mitch Miller And The Gang {Nostalgia Classic Song op radiostation KEZW Studio 1430 AM Denver, Colorado} in 1961 (LP: Holiday Sing Along with Mitch) [Columbia CS 8501]

(#32 album-hit voor Ray Conniff And The Ray Conniff Singers {Timeless Classic Song op radiostation KIXI (880 AM) Mercer Island-Seattle, Washington} als Medley: Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!/Count Your Blessings (Instead of Sheep)/We Wish You a Merry Christmas in 1962 (LP: We Wish You a Merry Christmas) [Columbia CS 8692]

(#60 album-hit voor Ferrante And Teicher (Produced and Directed by Nick Perito) (Orchestral arrangements by Ferrante & Teicher) als Let It Snow in 1962 (LP: Snowbound) [United Artists UAS 6233]

(1964: Ronnie Aldrich And His Two Pianos With Strings Of The London Festival Orchestra {Nostalgia Classic Song op radiostation KEZW Studio 1430 AM Denver, Colorado} als Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow (LP: Christmas with Ronnie Aldrich) [London Phase 4 Stereo SP.44051]

(1964: Doris Day (Arranged by Frank Comstock) (Conducted by Pete King) (Produced by Allen Stanton) {Nostalgia Classic Song op radiostation KEZW Studio 1430 AM Denver, Colorado} (LP: The Doris Day Christmas Album) [Columbia CS 9026]

(1964: Steve Lawrence & Eydie Gorme {Nostalgia Classic Song op radiostation KEZW Studio 1430 AM Denver, Colorado} (LP: That Holiday Feeling!) [Columbia ‎CS 9062]

(#1 album hit [Christmas Charts] voor Andy Williams {Nostalgia Classic Song op radiostation KEZW Studio 1430 AM Denver, Colorado} {Timeless Classic Song op radiostation KIXI (880 AM) Mercer Island-Seattle, Washington} in 1965 (LP: Merry Christmas) [Columbia ‎CS 9220]

(#1 album-hit [Christmas Charts] voor Dean Martin (Produced by Jimmy Bowen) (Arranged by Ernie Freeman & Bill Justis) {Nostalgia Classic Song op radiostation KEZW Studio 1430 AM Denver, Colorado} in 1966 (LP: The Dean Martin Christmas Album) [Reprise Records RS 6222]

(#11 album-hit [Christmas Charts] voor Ed Ames (Arranged and Conducted by Marty Gold) (Produced by Jim Foglesong) {Nostalgia Classic Song op radiostation KEZW Studio 1430 AM Denver, Colorado} in 1967 (LP: Christmas with Ed Ames) [RCA Victor LSP 3838]

(#1 album-hit [Christmas Charts] voor Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass ‎‎(Produced by: Herb Alpert and Jerry Moss) (Voices and Strings Arranged by Shorty Rogers) (Arranged by Herb Alpert) (Engineer: Larry Levine/Studios: A&M Recording Studios) (Gold Star Recording Studios) als Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow in 1968 (LP: Christmas Album) [A&M Records SP-4166]

(1972: Sammy Cahn (recorded live from the stage of the Kaufmann Concert Hall of The 92nd Street “Y” in New York (Produced by Maurice Levine) als Medley: Papa, Won’t You Dance with Me?/Day by Day/Let It Snow! (LP: An Evening with Sammy Cahn) [Laureate Records LL 604]

(1981: Roger Williams {Nostalgia Classic Song op radiostation KEZW Studio 1430 AM Denver, Colorado} als Let It Snow (LP: Golden Christmas) [Holiday HDY 1927]

(1983: Chet Atkins, C.G.P (Produced by Chet Atkins) {Nostalgia Classic Song op radiostation KEZW Studio 1430 AM Denver, Colorado} als Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow (LP: East Tennessee Christmas) [Columbia PC 39003]

(1990: Caroling Party with the Ed Vodicka Singers & Orchestra {Nostalgia Classic Song op radiostation KEZW Studio 1430 AM Denver, Colorado} als Let It Snow, Let It Snow (CD: Shiny New Christmas) [Best Recordings BR90-722]

(1991: The Glenn Miller Orchestra (Arranged by Dave Wolpe) {Timeless Classic Song op radiostation KIXI (880 AM) Mercer Island-Seattle, Washington} als Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow (CD: In the Christmas Mood) [LaserLight Digital 15 418] {Duitse persing}

(#13 album-hit voor Harry Connick, Jr. (Produced by Tracey Freeman) {Nostalgia Classic Song op radiostation KEZW Studio 1430 AM Denver, Colorado} {Timeless Classic Song op radiostation KIXI (880 AM) Mercer Island-Seattle, Washington} in 1993 (CD: When My Heart Finds Christmas) [Columbia CK 57550]

(#19 album-hit voor Boyz II Men als Let It Snow in 1993 (CD: Christmas Interpretations) [Motown ‎37463-6365-2]

(#36 album-hit voor Aaron Neville (Produced by Steve Lindsey) (Executive Producer: David Anderle) in 1993 (CD: Aaron Neville’s Soulful Christmas) [A&M Records ‎31454 0127 2]

(1994: Frank Sinatra {Nostalgia Classic Song op radiostation KEZW Studio 1430 AM Denver, Colorado}  (CD: Christmas Songs by Sinatra) [Columbia ‎A 711106]

(1997: Don McLean {Timeless Classic Song op radiostation KIXI (880 AM) Mercer Island-Seattle, Washington} (LP: Christmas Dreams) [Hip-O Records HIPD 40074]

(#39 album-hit voor Vince Gill with Patrick Williams and His Orchestra (Produced by Tony Brown & Michael Omartian) in 1998 (CD: Breath of Heaven) [MCA Nashville ‎MCAD-70038]

(#6 album-hit voor Kenny G (Produced & Arranged By Walter Afanasieff & Kenny G) in 1999 (CD: Faith: A Holiday Album) [Arista 19090-2]

(#35 album-hit voor Point Of Grace als Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow/Sleigh Ride in 1999 (CD: A Christmas Story) [Epic EK 63609]

(#56 album-hit voor Michael Bublé (Produced by David Foster) (Arranged by David Foster and Randy Waldman) (Mixed by Humberto Gatica at Chartmaker Studios, Malibu, CA) {Nostalgia Classic Song op radiostation KEZW Studio 1430 AM Denver, Colorado} {Timeless Classic Song op radiostation KIXI (880 AM) Mercer Island-Seattle, Washington} als Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow in 2003 (EP: Let It Snow) [143 Records 48599-2]

(#109 album-hit voor Chris Isaak (Produced by Chris Isaak) (Recorded and Mixed by Mark Needham) als Let It Snow in 2004 (CD: Chris Isaak Christmas) [Wicked Game/Reprise 2-48940]

(#17 album-hit voor Diana Krall featuring the Clayton/Hamilton Jazz Orchestra (Produced by Tommy LiPuma and Diana Krall) (Co-produced by Tommy LiPuma and Johnny Mandel) (Recorded and Mixed by Al Schmitt) {Timeless Classic Song op radiostation KIXI (880 AM) Mercer Island-Seattle, Washington} als Let It Snow in 2005 (CD: Christmas Songs) [Verve Records B0004717-02]

(#33 album-hit voor Bette Midler (duet with Johnny Mathis) (Produced By Robbie Buchanan) (Executive Producer: Jay Landers) (Associate Producer: Bette Sussman als Winter Wonderland/Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow! in 2006 op de Bette Midler (CD: Cool Yule) [Columbia ‎82876862662]

(#35 album-hit voor Celtic Woman (Produced by David Downes) {Nostalgia Classic Song op radiostation KEZW Studio 1430 AM Denver, Colorado} als Let It Snow in 2006 (CD: A Christmas Celebration) [Manhattan 0946 70124 2 0]

(#23 album-hit voor Toby Keith (Produced by Toby Keith & Randy Scruggs) als Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow in 2007 (CD: A Toby Keith Classic Christmas Volumes: One & Two) [Show Dog Nashville SDN-015015]

(#2 album-hit in Nederland voor Trijntje Oosterhuis als Let It Snow in 2010 (CD: This Is the Season) [Blue Note ‎50999 9461992 8]

(2011: Deana Martin {Timeless Classic Song op radiostation KIXI (880 AM) Mercer Island-Seattle, Washington} (CD: White Christmas) [Big Fish Records BF1007]

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

1962: The Duprees – My Own True Love [Coed Records CO 571] (1 week 2)
My Own True Love - The Duprees
(vandaag 54 jaar geleden)
(Tekst: Mack David /Muziek: Max Steiner)

(#13 hit in de Hot 100 op 8 december 1962)

(Melodie is Tara’s Theme van de film Gone with the Wind uit 1939 met in de hoofdrollen Clark Gable & Vivien Leigh)

(1955: Margaret Whiting (with Orchestra and Chorus) (Cond. by Nelson Riddle) Vocal Group with Orchestra) {Radio Territorial Hit} [Capitol F2996] (45 rpm)

(#33 pop-hit voor Jimmy Clanton in 1959 [Ace Records 567] (45 rpm)

(#11 album-hit voor The Ventures in 1960 (LP: Walk Don’t Run) [Dolton BST-8003]

(1968: Laurindo Almeida (Produced by Lex De Azevedo) (Conducted and arranged by Lex De Azevedo) (LP: The Look of Love and the Sounds of Laurindo Almeida) [Capitol Records ST-2866]

1973: Ringo Starr – Photograph [Apple 1865] (1 week 3)
Photograph - Ringo Starr
(vandaag 43 jaar geleden)
(Richard Starkey; George Harrison)
(Orch. & chorus arr. by Jack Nitzsche)
(Engineer: Bill Schnee)
(Produced by Richard Perry)

(#1 hit in de Hot 100 op 24 november 1973)

(#12 album-hit voor Engelbert [Humperdinck] (Produced by Gordon Mills) (Arranged by Laurie Holloway) in 1974 (LP: My Love) [Parrot APAS 71065]

1979: Dr. Hook – Better Love Next Time [Capitol 4785] (1 week 3)
Better Love Next Time - Dr. Hook
(vandaag 37 jaar geleden)
(Steve Pippin; Larry Keith; Johnny Slate)
(Producer and Musical Director – Ron Haffkine)

(#12 hit in de Hot 100 op 19 januari 1980)

1990: Wilson Phillips – Impulsive (1 week 2)
Impulsive - Wilson Phillips

(vandaag 26 jaar geleden)
(Steve Kipner; Clif Magness)
(Produced by Glen Ballard)
(Executive Producer: Charles Koppelman)

(#4 hit in de Hot 100 op 22 december 1990)

2012: Jim Brickman Featuring Luke McMaster – Good Morning Beautiful (1 week 3)
Good Morning Beautiful - Jim Brickman
(vandaag 4 jaar geleden)
(Jim Brickman; Luke McMaster)

Billboard Country & Western chart:

1945: Ernest Tubb – It’s Been So Long Darling [Decca 6112] (4 weken 1)
It’s Been So Long Darling - Ernest Tubb
(vandaag 71 jaar geleden)
(Ernest Tubb)
(Singing with Instrumental Accompaniment)

(B-kant van Should I Come Back Home to You)

(1957: Hank Snow (LP: Country & Western Jamboree) [RCA Victor LPM 1419]

(#36 album-hit voor Bill Anderson in 1963 (LP: Still) [Decca DL 74427]

1979: Moe Bandy – I Cheated Me Right Out Of You [Columbia 1-11090] (1 week 1)
I Cheated Me Right Out Of You - Moe Bandy
(vandaag 37 jaar geleden)
(Bobby P. Barker)
(Produced by Ray Parker)

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

1990: George Strait – I’ve Come To Expect It From You [MCA Records MCAS7-53969] (5 weken 1)
I’ve Come To Expect It From You - George Strait
(vandaag 26 jaar geleden)
(Dean Dillon; Buddy Cannon)
(Produced By Jimmy Bowen And George Strait)

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

(Eén week later op 16 december 1990 komt de eerste genetisch gemanipuleerde stier, stier Herman bij het biotechnologische bedrijf Pharming in Lelystad ter wereld. In het DNA van Herman wordt een stukje menselijk DNA ingebouwd, waardoor vrouwelijke nakomelingen melk met het ontstekingsremmende eiwit lactoferrine zouden produceren. Deze melk zou dan kunnen worden gebruikt voor babyvoeding. Met ingang van 17 juli 2006 is Herman opgezet in Naturalis. Als zodanig is hij tegenwoordig in het museum te bezichtigen.)

Billboard Rhythm & Blues chart:

1951: Tab Smith His Fabulous Alto and Orchestra – Because Of You [United U-104] (2 weken 1)
Because Of You - Tab Smith
(vandaag 65 jaar geleden)
(Tekst: Arthur Hammerstein /Muziek: Dudley Wilkinson)

(#20 hit in de US Pop Singles Charts op 1 december 1951)

(Het origineel is van Ann Dvorak in de film I Was an American Spy met in de hoofdrollen Ann Dvorak & Gene Evans, draait vanaf 14 april 1951 in de Amerikaanse bioscopen)

(#1 pop-hit voor Tony Bennett (Orch. under the dir. of Percy Faith) {Nostalgia Classic Song op radiostation KEZW Studio 1430 AM Denver, Colorado}; B-kant van I Won’t Cry Anymore op 8 september 1951 [Columbia 4-39362] (45 rpm)

(#23 pop-hit voor Larry Clinton’s Bluebird Orch.; B-kant van Sahara (Vocal refrain by Peggy Mann) in 1941 [Bluebird B-11094] (78 rpm)

(#4 pop-hit voor Lex Baxter (with Chorus and Orchestra) (Vocal Group with Orchestra) {Timeless Classic Song op radiostation KIXI (880 AM) Mercer Island-Seattle, Washington} in 1951 [Capitol F1760] (45 rpm)

(1941: Erskine Butterfield And His Blue Boys (Vocal Chorus by Erskine Butterfield) [Decca 8551] (78 rpm)

(#11 pop-hit voor Gloria DeHaven and Guy Lombardo And His Royal Canadians (With Vocal Chorus) in 1951 [Decca 9-27666] (45 rpm)

(#12 pop-hit voor Jan Peerce, Tenor (with Hugo Winterhalter’s Orchestra and Chorus); B-kant van What Is a Boy in 1951 [RCA Victor 49-3425] (45 rpm)

(#17 pop-hit voor Johnny Desmond in 1951 [45-MGM K10947]

(#23 pop-hit voor Ray Barber in 1951 [45-Mercury 5643-X45]

(#1 album-hit voor Sammy Davis Jr. in 1955 (LP: Starring Sammy Davis, Jr.) [Decca DL 8118]

(1955: Jimmy Young with Ron Goodwin and his Orchestra op de EP Jimmy Young Sings [Pye Nixa NEP.24004] (45 rpm)

(1956: Sonny Stitt (LP: 37 Minutes and 48 Seconds with Sonny Stitt) [Royal Roost RST 2219]

(#6 album-hit voor Roger Williams (With Orchestra) in 1957 (LP: Songs of the Fabulous Fifties) [Kapp KXL 5000]

(1957: Al Hibbler (With Chorus and Orchestra Directed by Jack Pleis) (LP: Here’s Hibbler) [Decca DL 8420]

(1957: Al Hibbler (Vocal With Orchestra Directed by Jack Pleis); B-kant van Sweet Summer [Decca 9-30268] (45 rpm)

(1957: Sonny James (The Southern Gentlemen) (LP: Sonny) [Capitol T-867]

(#17 album-hit voor Pat Boone (Orchestra and Chorus conducted by Billy Vaughn) in 1959 (LP: Tenderly) [Dot DLP 3180]

(1959: Earl Bostic (LP: Sweet Tunes of the Fantastic 50’s) [King KS 602]

(1959: Donna Hightower (Orchestra Conducted by Sid Feller) (LP: Take One!) [Capitol Records T 1133]

(1960: Lloyd Price And His Great Orchestra (Arranged and Produced by Sid Feller) (LP: The Fantastic Lloyd Price) [ABC-Paramount ABCS-346]

(1961: Jackie Gleason (LP: Jackie Gleason Presents Lazy Lively Love) [Capitol Records SW 1439]

(#9 album-hit voor Lawrence Welk in 1962 (LP: Baby Elephant Walk and Theme from the Brothers Grimm) [Dot DLP 3457]

(1962: Ben E. King (LP: Ben E. King Sings for Soulful Lovers) [Atco Records SD 33-137]

(#137 album-hit voor Bobby Vinton (Arranged and Conducted by Robert Mersey) (℗ 1962) in 1963 (LP: Bobby Vinton Sings the Big Ones) [Epic BN 26035]

(1963: The Dreamers {Radio Breakout Hit} [May MY 133] (45 rpm)

(#26 album-hit voor Jerry Vale (Arranged and Conducted by Glenn Osser) in 1964 (LP: Be My Love) [Columbia CS 8981]

(#104 Bubbling Under-hit voor Rome & Paris (Arr. & Cond. by Bassett Hand) in 1966 [Roulette R 4681] (45 rpm)

(#25 Easy Listening-hit voor Chriz Montez (Produced & Arr. by: Herb Alpert) in 1967 [A&M Records 839] (45 rpm)

(#30 album-hit voor Peaches & Herb in 1967 (LP: Let’s Fall In Love: The Sweetheart of Soul) [Date TES 4004]

(#82 album-hit voor Boots Randolph in 1969 (LP: …With Love: The Seductive Sax of Boots Randolph) [Monument SLP 18111]

(#193 album-hit voor Jerry Vale in 1969 (LP: With Love, Jerry Vale) [Columbia CS 9916]

(2009: Perry Danos {Timeless Classic Song op radiostation KIXI (880 AM) Mercer Island-Seattle, Washington} (CD: Swingin’ on the Moon) [HiFive/GrandVista HF 1003]

1958: Clyde McPhatter – A Lover’s Question [Atlantic 45-1199] (1 week 1)
A Lover’s Question - Clyde McPhatter

(vandaag 58 jaar geleden)
(Brook Benton; Jimmy Williams)

(#6 hit in de Hot 100 op 19 januari 1959)

{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}

(#98 pop-hit voor Ernestine Anderson (Arranged & Conducted by Fred Norman) in 1961 [Mercury Records 71772] (45 rpm)

(#20 R&B-hit voor Otis Redding (Produced by Steve Cropper) in 1969 [Atco Records 45-6654] (45 rpm)

(#14 C&W-hit voor Del Reeves and The Goodtime Charlies (Produced by: Scott Turner) (Engineers: Chuck Seitz & Les Ladd) in 1970 [United Artists UA 50622] (45 rpm)

(#38 album-hit voor Sha Na Na in 1973 (LP: The Golden Age of Rock ‘n’ Roll) [Kama Sutra KSBS 2073]

(#89 pop-hit voor Loggins & Messina (Produced by Jim Messina) in 1975 [Columbia 3-10222] (45 rpm)

(#3 C&W-hit voor Jacky Ward (String Arrangement By D. Bergen White) (Produced By Jerry Kennedy) (℗ 1977) in 1978 [Mercury 55018] (45 rpm)

(Drie dagen later op 11 december 1958 valt het laatste kabinet Drees. Er komt een einde aan de rooms-rode-coalitie. De volgende dag zal het kabinet zijn ontslag indienen.)

1962: Esther Phillips “Little Esther” – Release Me [Lenox Records NX-5555] (3 weken 1)
Release Me - Esther Phillips
(vandaag 54 jaar geleden)
(Eddie Miller; Dub William; Robert Yount)
(Produced by: Bob Gans)
(Arr. by Cliff Parman)

(#8 hit in de Hot 100 op 22 december 1962)

(Het origineel is van Eddie Miller And His Oklahomans (Vocal by Eddie Miller) als Release Me (And Let Me Love Again) uit 1949 [4 Star 1407] (78 rpm)

(#5 C&W-hit voor Jimmy Heap and The Melody Masters with Perk Williams (Vocal with Instrumental Accompaniment) in 1954 [Capitol F2518] (45 rpm)

(#6 C&W-hit voor Ray Price (Vocal with Instrumental Acc.) in 1954 [Columbia 4-21214] (45 rpm)

(#8 C&W-hit voor Kitty Wells (Singing With Instrumental Accompaniment) in 1954 [Decca 9-29023] (45 rpm)

(1961: Patti Page (LP: Patti Page Sings Country & Western Golden Hits) [Mercury Records SR-60615]

(#14 album-hit voor Ray Anthony (Produced by Nick Venet) in 1962 (LP: Ray Anthony Plays Worried Mind: The Soul of Country Western Blues) [Capitol Records ‎ST-1752]

(#17 album-hit voor Billy Vaughn and his orchestra (Arranged by Billy Vaughn & Milt Rogers) in 1963 (LP: 1962’s Greatest Hits) [Dot ‎DLP 25,497]

(#46 album-hit voor “Little” Esther Phillips and The Anita Kerr Singers (Executive Producer: Bob Gans) (Produced by: Lelan Rogers) (Arranged by: Cliff Parman) (Recording Engineer: Selby Coffeen) (℗ 1962) in 1963 (LP: Release Me! – Reflections of Country and Western Greats) [Lenox Records LX 227]

(1963: The Everly Brothers (LP: The Everly Brothers Sing Great Country Hits) [Warner Bros. WS 1513]

(1964: Lucille Starr (Arranged by Herb Alpert and Julius Wechter) (LP: The French Song) [A&M Records SP 4107]

(1965: Pat Boone (With Billy Vaughn and His Orchestra) (LP: My 10th Anniversary with Dot Records) [Dot DLP 3650]

(1966: Esther Phillips (LP: The Country Side of Esther Phillips) [Atlantic SD 8130]

(#4 pop-hit voor Engelbert Humperdinck (Music Director: Charles Blackwell) {Nostalgia Classic Song op radiostation KEZW Studio 1430 AM Denver, Colorado} {Timeless Classic Song op radiostation KIXI (880 AM) Mercer Island-Seattle, Washington} als Release Me (And Let Me Again) in 1967 [Parrot 45-40011] (45 rpm)

(#7 album hit in voor Engelbert Humperdick (Musical Director: Charles Blackwell) {Nostalgia Classic Song op radiostation KEZW Studio 1430 AM Denver, Colorado} {Timeless Classic Song op radiostation KIXI (880 AM) Mercer Island-Seattle, Washington} als Release Me (And Let Me Love Again) in 1967 (LP: Release Me) [Parrot XPAS 71012]

(#10 album-hit in Engeland voor Raymond Lefevre And His Orchestra in 1967 (LP: Raymond Lefevre And His Orchestra) [Major Minor Records MMLP 4]

(#93 pop-hit voor Esther Phillips “Little Esther” in 1967 [Atlantic 45-2411] (45 rpm) {dezelfde versie}

(#111 album-hit voor Percy Faith His Orchestra and Chorus (Produced by Jack Gold) in 1967 (LP: Today’s Themes for Young Lovers) [Columbia ‎CS 9504]

(1967: Floyd Cramer (Arranged by Bill McElhiney) (Produced by Chet Atkins and Felton Jarvis) (Recorded in RCA Victor’s “Nashville Sound” Studio, Nashville, Tennessee) (Recording Engineers: Jim Malloy and Bill Vandevort) als Release Me (And Let Me Again) (LP: Class of ‘67) [RCA Victor LSP 3827]

(1967: Jean-Paul Keller (Orchestre sous la direction de Michel Colombier) als Ils ne durent qu’un été op de EP Ils ne durent qu’un été [45-Riviera 231 276 M]

(1967: Peggy Lee (Music Direction by Ralph Carmichael) (Guest instrumental soloist Toots Thielemans) (LP: Somethin’ Groovy!) [Capitol Records ST-2781]

(1967: Raymond Lefèvre et son grand orchestre als Release Me (Ills ne durent qu’un été) (LP: Palmarès des chansons N° 4) [Riviera 521 035]

(1967: Leonardo (Orch. e arr. G. F. Intra) als Please, amore (Release me) [Ariston Records AR/0216] (45 rpm) {Italiaanse versie}

(#25 album-hit voor Ray Conniff and The Singers in 1968 (LP: It Must Be Him) [Columbia CS 9595]

(#34 R&B-hit voor Johnny Adams (Arranged by D. C. Wardell The Watch Record Company) in 1968 [SSS International SSS 750] (45 rpm)

(#117 album-hit voor Raymond Lefèvre And His Orchestra in 1968 (LP: Soul Coaxing (Ame Caline) [4 Corners Of The World FCL-4244]

(#145 album-hit voor Count Basie & The Mills Brothers (Arranged and Conducted by Dick Hyman) in 1968 (LP: The Board of Directors) [Dot Records DLP 25838]

(#163 album-hit voor Jerry Vale in 1968 (LP: You Don’t Have to Say You Love Me) [Columbia CS 9574]

(#196 album-hit voor Wayne Newton (Arranged by Don Vincent) in 1968 (LP: Walking on New Grass) [MGM SE 4523]

(1969: Wanda Jackson (LP: Wanda Jackson in Person – Recorded Live at “Mr. Lucky’s” in Phoenix, Arizona) [Capitol ST-345]

(#51 album-hit voor Boots Randolph (℗ 1969) in 1970 (LP: Yakety Revisited) [Monument SLP 18128]

(#45 album-hit voor Engelbert Humperdinck in 1972 (LP: Live and S.R.O.: At the Riviera Hotel Las Vegas) [Parrott XPAS 71051] {Hit Medley: Am I That Easy to Forget/There Goes My Everything/ The Last Waltz/When There’s No You/Les Bicyclettes De Belsize}

(#33 C&W-hit voor Charlie Mc Coy in 1973 [Monument ZS7-8589] (45 rpm)

(1973: Charlie McCoy (Produced by Charlie McCoy) (Goodlettsville String Sextet) (Voices: The Nashville Edition) (Recorded at Cinderella Studio/Engineering: Wayne Moss and Paul Skala) (Remixed at Cinderella Studio/Engineering: Wayne Moss, Paul Skala and Jerry Tuttle/Mastered at: Monument Recording Studio and Columbia Recording Studio/Engineering Paul Richmond and M. C. Rather) (LP: The Fastest Harp in the South) [Monument KZ 32749]

(#71 C&W-hit voor Marie Owens (Arranged And Conducted By Bill Justis) (Produced By Joe Johnson) in 1974 [MCA Records MCA-40241] (45 rpm)

(#70 album-hit voor Willie Nelson & Ray Price in 1980 (LP: San Antonio Rose) [Columbia JC 36476]

(1980: Orion (LP: Country) [Sun SUN 1019]

1973: The Staple Singers – If You’re Ready (Come Go With Me) [Stax Records STA-0179] (3 weken 1)
If You’re Ready (Come Go With Me) - The Staple Singers
(vandaag 43 jaar geleden)
(Homer Banks; Raymond Jackson Carl Hampton)
(Produced by Al Bell [uncredited]

(#9 hit in de Hot 100 op 22 december 1973)

(#58 R&B-hit voor Ruby Turner Featuring Jonathan Butler (Produced by Billy Ocean) (Engineered by Jerry Peal) (Mixed by Bryan ‘Chuck’ New) in 1986 [Jive 1027-7-J] (45 rpm)

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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 (©2016)

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Australië:

1956: Johnnie Ray with Ray Conniff & his Orchestra & Chorus – Just Walking In The Rain (9 weken 1)
(vandaag 60 jaar geleden)
(Tekst & Muziek: Johnny Bragg; Robert S. Riley)

(#2 hit in de US Top 100 op 27 oktober 1956)

{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 Prisonaires {Classic Non-Hot 100 Song in Joel Whitburn’s Top Pop Singles 1955-2010} uit 1953 [Sun 186] (45 rpm)

2002: Delta Goodrem – Born To Try [Epic ‎673256.2] (1 week 1)
(vandaag 14 jaar geleden)
(Delta Goodrem; Audius Mtawarira)
(Produced by Ric Wake)
(Arranged by Russ DeSalvo and Ric Wake)
(Mixed by Michael H. Brauer)
(Drums by Frank Villardi)
(Bass and Percussion Programming by Patrick Carroll)
(Piano: Richard Sanford)
(Guitars and Synths by Russ DeSalvo)
(Recorded by Bob Cadway at Grove City Sound Studios, L.I. New York)
(Guitars recorded by DUG)
(Assistant Engineer: Jim Annunziato)
(Production Coordinator: Marc Russell)
(CD maxi-single)

Nieuw-Zeeland:

1996: Fugees (Refugee Camp) – No Woman, No Cry (2 weken 1)
(vandaag 20 jaar geleden)
(Vincent Ford; Bob Marley)
(Produced by Wyclef [ = Wyclef Jeanelle Jean] and Lauryn Hill)
(Co-Produced by Prakazrel Pras [ = Praskazrel Samuel Michel] & Jerry “Te Bass” Duplessis)
(Recorded and mixed at The Booga Basement Studios, NJ)
(Engineered by Warren Riker)
(Drum Programing by John Forte)
(Mastered by The Professional Dreamer Phil Blackman at Mastervoice, Conshohocken, PA)

(#38 hit in de US Airplay Hot 100 op 17 augustus 1996)

(Het origineel is van Bob Marley & The Wailers (Recorded At: Harry J Studios, Kingston, Jamaica) (Engineer: Syl Morris) (Island Studios, Hammersmith, England) (Engineer: Phil Ault) (Mixed At: Basing Street Studios, London, England) (Engineer: Sid Bucknor) (Produced By Chris Blackwell And The Wailers) (LP: Natty Dread) [Island ILPS 9281] {Engelse persing}

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Australia and New Zealand charts sourced from Wikipedia

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