20 december

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 20 december

Best Selling Singles/Billboard Hot 100:

1930: Guy Lombardo & His Royal Canadians – You’re Driving Me Crazy (What Did I Do?) [Columbia 2335-D] (4 weken 1)

(vandaag 88 jaar geleden)
(Walter Donaldson)
(Vocal refrain by Carmen Lorbardo)

(Het origineel is van Adèle Astaire & Eddie Foy, Jr. in de Broadway-musical theaterproductie Smiles, ging op 18 november 1930 in Ziegfeld Theatre, NY in première. Na 63 keer is op 10 januari 1931 de laatste voorstelling)

(#3 hit voor Rudy Vallée and His Connecticut Yankees (Vocal refrain by Rudy Vallée) als You’re Driving Me Crazy! (℗ 1930) op 3 januari 1931 [Victor 22572] (78 rpm)

(#7 hit voor Nick Lucas and His Crooning Troubadours (Edition: Donaldson, Douglas & Gumble) (with Vocal Chorus) als You’re Driving Me Crazy! in 1931 [Brunswick 4987] (78 rpm)

(1930: Seger Ellis And His Orchestra; B-kant van Three Little Words [78-OKeh 41473]

(1931: Louis Armstrong And His Sebastian New Cotton Club Orchestra (with Vocal Refrain) [OKeh 41478] (78 rpm)

(1939: Quintet of the Hot Club of France (Stephane Crappelly, Violin – Django Reinhardt, Pierre Ferret, Marcel Bianchi, Guitars – Louis Vola, Bass) (Recorded in Europe) [Victor 26733] (78 rpm)

(1944: Tommy Dorsey and his Orchestra (Vocal refrain by The Sentimentalists); B-kant van More and More [Victor 20-1614] (78 rpm)

(#5 album-hit voor Guy Lombardo and His Royal Canadians in 1950 (LP: Silver Jubilee 1925-1950) [Decca DL 5235]

(#10 album-hit voor Tony Pastor and his Orchestra als Medley No. 1: Exactly Like You / Beyond the Blue Horizon / Time on My Hands (You in My Arms) / You’re Driving Me Crazy! (What Did I Do?) in 1950 (10″ LP: Your Dance Date with Tony Pastor and His Orchestra) [Columbia CL 6122]

(1951: Lester Young And His Band (Instrumental) (Lester Young, tenor Sax; Joe Albany, pianist; Red Callender, bass; Irving Ashby, guitar; Forest Hamilton, drums) (Supervised by Norman Granz) [Aladdin 137] (78 rpm)

(#3 album-hit voor Billy May And His Orchestra in 1952 (10″ LP: Big Band Bash!) [Capitol L-329]

(1952: Les Brown and his band of renown (10″ LP: You’re My Everything) [Coral CRL 56046]

(#26 hit voor Buddy Greco And The Heatherones (Vocal With Orchestra Directed By Norman Leyden) in 1953 [Coral 9-60979] (45 rpm)

(1953: Johnny Hodges (10″ LP: Johnny Hodges) [Atlantic ALR 144]

(1954: Paul Whiteman And The “New” Ambassador Hotel Orchestra (Instrumental) [Coral 61228] (78 rpm)

(1955: Patti Page (10″ LP: Patti’s Songs) [Mercury MG 25197]

(1955: Dinah Shore (LP: Holding Hands at Midnight) (With Harry Zimmerman and his Orch.) [RCA Victor LPM 1154]

(1956: Chet Baker (LP: It Could Happen to You: Chet Baker Sings) [Riverside RLP 12-278]

(1956: Sal Salvador (LP: Shades of Sal Salvador) [Bethlehem BCP-39]

(#16 album-hit voor Jackie Gleason (Orchestra Conducted by Jackie Gleason) (Alto Sax Solos by Toots Mondello) in 1957 (LP: Velvet Brass) [Capitol W-859]

(1957: Connie Haines (Orchestra Conducted By Lew Raymond) (LP: Connie Haines Sings a Tribute to Helen Morgan) [Tops L1606]

(1957: Marilyn Moore (LP: Moody Marilyn Moore) [Bethlehem BCP 73]

(1957: Jeri Southern (With Orchestra Under Direction of Camarata) (LP: When Your Heart’s on Fire) [Decca DL 8394]

(1956: Big Joe Turner (LP: The Boss of the Blues: Joe Turner Sings Kansas City Jazz) [Atlantic SD 1234]

(1958: Lorez Alexandria (LP: Lorez Sings Pres – A Late Session at an Intimate Club) [King KLP-565]

(1958: Abbe Lane with Sid Ramin’s Orchestra (LP: The Lady in Red) [RCA Victor LSP 1688]

(#23 album-hit voor Keely Smith with Orchestra Conducted by Nelson Riddle in 1959 (LP: Swingin’ Pretty) [Capitol ST-1145]

(1959: Johnny Nash (Arranged and Produced by Don Costa) (Orchestra Conducted by Nick Perito) (LP: I Got Rhythm) [ABC-Paramount ABCS-299]

(1959: The Panics With The Creed Taylor Orchestra; B-kant van Heartaches [ABC-Paramount 45-10,072] (45 rpm)

(1959: Perez Prado and his Orchestra (LP: Pops and Prado) [RCA Victor LSP 2028]

(1959: Lawrence Welk And His Champage Music als Champagne Medley Time Part II: A Little Bit Independent / I’ll Never Say Never Again / You’re Driving Me Crazy / Makin’ Whoopee! / Scatterbrain (LP: Mr. Music Maker) [Dot DLP 3164]

(#35 album-hit voor Della Reese (Arranged and Conducted by Neal Hefti) in 1960 (LP: Della) [RCA Victor LSP 2157]

(1960: Jack McDuff With Bill Jennings (LP: Brother Jack) [Prestige PRLP 7174]

(1960: Max Bygraves/Ted Heath (LP: The Hits of the Thirties) [Decca SKL 4106]

(1960: Helen Humes (Arranged and Conducted by Marty Paich) (LP: Songs I Like to Sing!) [Contemporary S7582]

(1960: Perez Prado And His Orchestra [RCA Victor 61-8520] (45 rpm)

(#1 hit in Engeland voor The Temperance Seven (Vocal refrain by Mr. Paul Macdowell) als You’re Driving Me Crazy in 1961 [Parlophone 45-R 4757] (45 rpm)

(#35 album-hit voor Ella Fitzgerald {Recorded Live at the Cresendo} in 1961 (LP: Ella in Hollywood) [Verve Records V6-4052]

(1961: Ella Fitzgerald; B-kant van (You’ll Have to Swing It) Mr. Paganini [Verve Records VK 10237] (45 rpm)

(1961: Don Duke (Accompaniment directed by Steve Stannard) [Embassy 45-WB 446] (45 rpm)

(1961: The Jonah Jones Quartet (LP: Jumpin’ with a Shuffle) [Capitol Records ST-1404]

(1961: Zoot Sims (LP: Choice) [Pacific Jazz PJ-20]

(1961: Alex Welsh And His Band (LP: It’s Right Here for You) [Columbia 33SX 1322] (EMI)

(1962: Les McCann Ltd. (LP: On Time) [Pacific Jazz  PJ-56]

(1962: The Mad Musical World of Mel Henke (LP: La Dolce Henke) [Warner Bros. Records WS 1472]

(#1 album-hit voor Frank Sinatra (Produced by Sonny Burke) (Arranged and Conducted by Nelson Riddle) {Classic Song op radiostation KAAM 770 AM Legends in Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, Texas} in 1966 (LP: Strangers in the Night) [Reprise FS 1017]

(1966: Herbert Seiter mit Rhythmikern als You’re Driving Me Crazy (LP: Barmusik aus Wien – Nr. 2) [Philips P 14 421 L] (Potpourri of 18 songs)

(#22 album-hit in Engeland voor Georgie Fame {Recorded Live at the Royal Festival Hall, Saturday, 18th March, 1967} in 1967 (LP: The Two Faces of Fame) [CBS BPG 63018]

(1972: Sadi’s New Big Show Band (LP: Swing a Little) [Palette 2341 020]

(1972: Gene Ammons & Dodo Marmarosa (LP: Jug & Dodo) [Prestige PRST-24021]

(1977: Ralph Sutton Quartet (LP: Ralph Sutton Quartet) [Storyville SLP 275]

(1980: Joe Turner (Produced by Eric Miller) You’re Driving Me Crazy (LP: The Midnight Special) [Pablo 2310-844]

1941: Glenn Miller and his Orchestra – Elmer’s Tune [Bluebird B-11274] (1 week 1)
Elmer’s Tune - Glenn Miller

(vandaag 77 jaar geleden)
(Muziek: Elmer Albracht /Tekst: Sammy Gallop; Dick Jurgens)
(Vocal refrain by Ray Eberle and The Modernaires)

{Nostalgia Classic Song op radiostation KEZW Studio 1430 AM Denver, Colorado}

(#8 hit voor Dick Jurgens and his Orchestra

(Elmer Albrach) in 1941 [Columbia 37811] (78 rpm)

(1941: Benny Goodman and his Orchestra (Vocal Chorus by Peggy Lee) [Columbia 36359] (78 rpm)

(1941: Andrews Sisters With Vic Schoen And His Orchestra (Vocal With Orchestra) [Decca 40008] (78 rpm)

(1947: Bob Wills And His Texas Playboys (CD: King of Western Swing Vol. 2: In the Mood) [Blue Moon BMCD 3068] (Released in 2004)

(#24 hit voor Del Wood with Band (Instrumental) in 1953 [Republic 7043-45] (45 rpm)

(#6 album-hit voor Ray Anthony (With Marcie Miller, The Skyliners and the Skyliners) in 1954 (10″ LP: I Remember Glenn Miller) [Capitol H 476]

(1954: Played when Glenn and Helen are pulling up to the Glen Island Casino in de film The Glenn Miller Story)

(#36 album-hit voor Billy Vaughn And His Orchestra (℗ 1959) in 1960 (LP: Golden Saxophones) [Dot DLP 3205]

(#127 album-hit voor Al (He’s the King) Hirt (Produced by Jim Foglesong) (Arranged and Conducted by Bill Walker) (Recorded in RCA Victor’s Studio A, New York City) (Recording Engineer: Ed Begley) in 1967 (LP: Music to Watch Girls By) [RCA Victor LSP 3773]

(1967: Vera Lynn (Arranged and Conducted by Sam Fonteyn) (Produced by David R. Gooch) als Umbrella Man / Elmer’s Tune / Little Sir Echo (LP: More Hits of the Blitz) [His Master’s Voice ‎CSD 3590] (EMI)

(Twee weken later op 1 januari 1942 komt het Nederlandse handbal, sinds 1926 opererend onder de vleugels van het Koninklijk Nederlands Gymnastiek Verbond, op eigen benen te staan met de oprichting van het Nederlands Handbal Verbond. (NHV).

(Op 16 januari 1942 gaat Hotel Germania in Venlo, waarin tal van Duitsers die betrokken zijn bij de bouw van het vliegveld verblijven, in vlammen op. Bij deze uitslaande brand komen twee kinderen om het leven. Het hotel ligt op steenworp afstand van het postkantoor aan de Keulse Poort en de Spoorstraat.)

1969: Peter, Paul And Mary – Leaving On A Jet Plane [Warner Bros.-Seven Arts Records 7340] (1 week 1)
Leaving On A Jet Plane - Peter, Paul And Mary

(vandaag 49 jaar geleden)
(John Denver)
(Produced by Albert B. Grossman & Milt Okun)

{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 John Denver

(John Denver)

 (Produced By John Denver)
(Lead Guitar: Bob Hefferan)
(Bass Guitar: Paul Prestopino)
(12-String: John Denver)
(Engineers: Doc Siegel, Stan Hess, Harry Yarmark)
(Recorded At Goldstar Recording Studios In Los Angeles And Bell Sound Studios In New York) als Babe I Hate to Go uit 1966 (LP: John Denver Sings: Dedicated to Milt Okum) [HJD 66]

(1967: The Mitchell Trio (Produced by Milt Okun & Herb Bernstein) [Reprise 0588] (45 rpm)

(#148 album-hit voor John Denver in 1969 {Classic Non-Hot 100 Song in Joel Whitburn’s Top Pop Singles 1955-2010} (LP: Rhymes & Reasons) [RCA LSP-4207]

(1969: Liza Minnelli (Produced By: Larry Marks) (Arranged By: Michel Colombier) (LP: Come Saturday Morning) [A&M Records SP 4164]

(#19 album-hit voor Engelbert Humperdinck in 1970 (LP: We Made It Happen) [Parrot XPAS 71038]

(#35 album-hit voor Ray Stevens (Arranged & Produced by Ray Stevens) in 1970 (LP: Everything Is Beautiful) [Barnaby Records Z12 35005]

(#36 album-hit voor Mark Lindsay in 1970 (LP: Arizona) [Columbia CS 9986]

(#47 album-hit voor Ray Conniff And The Singers in 1970 (LP: Bridge Over Troubled Water) [Columbia CS 1022]

(#52 C&W-hit voor The Kendalls (Produced By: Pete Drake) in 1970 [Stop Records Inc. ST 373] (45 rpm)

(#81 album-hit voor Andy Williams (Arranged by Mike Post) in 1970 (LP: The Andy Williams Show) [Columbia KC 30105]

(#88 album-hit voor Percy Faith His Orchestra and Chorus in 1970 (LP: Leaving on a Jet Plane) [Columbia CS 9983]

(#90 album-hit voor Bobby Vinton (Produced by Billy Sherrill) (Arranged by Hank Levine) in 1970 (LP: My Elusive Dreams) [Epic BN 26540]

(#97 album-hit voor Ferrante & Teicher (Conducted by Nick Perito) in 1970 (LP: Getting Together) [United Artists UAS 5501]

(#183 album-hit voor Floyd Cramer in 1970 (LP: The Big Ones, Volume II) [RCA Victor LSP-4312]

(#189 album-hit voor Jerry Vale (Arranged and Conducted by Joe Gardner) in 1970 (LP: Let It Be) [Columbia CS 1021]

(1970: Andre Kostelanetz (LP: I’ll Never Fall in Love Again) [Columbia CS 9998]

(#73 album-hit voor Frank Sinatra (Produced by Don Costa) (Arranged by Don Costa) in 1971 (LP: Sinatra & Company) [Reprise Records FS 1033]

(#1 album-hit in Nederland voor Kamahl in 1975 (LP: The Elephant Song) [Philips 6357 029]

(1995: Michael Chapdelaine (CD: With Love) [Time Life Music]

1986: Bangles – Walk Like An Egyptian [Columbia 38-06257] (4 weken 1)Walk Like An Egyptian - Bangles

(vandaag 32 jaar geleden)
(Liam Sternberg)
(Produced by David Kahne)

(1988: The Del Rubio Triplets (Produced by Bill Rhea) (Recorded and mixed at MaxSound, Longbeach, CA) (Engineered by Max Solomon) (Mastered by John Golden at K-disc, Hollywood, CA) (LP: Three Gals, Three Guitars) [Cabazon/Blue Yonder Records BY 333]

(2007: The Puppini Sisters (CD: The Rise & Fall of Ruby Woo) [Verve B0010416-02]

Billboard: “Net geen N°1-hits”

1919: Van and Schenk – Mandy [Columbia A2780] (2 weken 2)
Mandy - Van and Schenk
(vandaag 99 jaar geleden)
(Irving Berlin)
(Character Duet)
(Orchestra Accompaniment)

(Het origineel komt uit de Broadway-musical theaterproductie Ziegfeld Follies of 1919, ging op 16 jun 1919 in New Amsterdam Theatre, NY in première. Na 171 keer was op 6 december 1919 de laatste voorstelling)

(#4 hit voor Shannon Four (Quartet with orchestra) in 1919 [Victor 18605] (78 rpm)

(#5 hit voor Selvin’s Novelty Orchestra (For Dancing) als Mandy–Medley: Introducing “A Pretty Girl is Like a Melody” in 1920 [Victor 18614] (78 rpm)

(#6 album-hit voor Frankie Carle at the Piano with Rhythm als A Pretty Girl Is Like a Melody / Mandy / All by Myself in 1951 (LP: Cocktail Time with Frankie Carle) [RCA Victor ‎EPA 305] [E2PW-0259] (45 rpm Box Set)

(#2 album-hit voor Bing Crosby and Danny Kaye With Joseph J. Lilley And His Orchestra And Chorus in 1954 op de Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye and Peggy Lee (LP: Selections from Irving Berlin’s White Christmas) [Decca ‎ED 819] (Side 3) (Decca 91464] (45 rpm Box Set)

(1957: Vivian Blaine (Orchestra Conducted by Glenn Osser) (LP: Songs from the Ziegfeld Follies) [Mercury MG-20233]

(#12 album-hit voor Guy Lombardo And His Royal Canadians als A Pretty Girl Is Like a Melody / All By Myself / How Deep Is the Ocean / Always / The Song Is Ended / Soft Lights and Sweet Music / Lazy / They Say It’s Wonderful / Lady of the Evening / Blue Skies / White Christmas / Say It Isn’t So / All Alone / Russian Lullaby / Say It with Music / Remember / Mandy / What’ll I Do / Crinoline Days / Marie in 1958 (LP: Berlin by Lombardo) [Capitol T-1019]

1924: Isham Jones Orchestra – Some Other Day, Some Other Girl [Brunswick 2678] (2 weken 2)
Some Other Day Some Other Girl - Isham Jones
(vandaag 94 jaar geleden)
(Gus Kahn; Isham Jones)
(For Dancing)
(With Vocal Chorus)

1969: Creedence Clearwater Revival – Down On The Corner [Fantasy FANT-634] (1 week 3)
Down On The Corner - Creedence Clearwater Revival
(vandaag 49 jaar geleden)
(John Cameron Fogerty)
(Produced and arranged by John Fogerty)

(B-kant van Fortunate Son)

(#13 C&W-hit voor Jerry Reed (Produced by Rick Hall) in 1983 [RCA PB-13422] (45 rpm)

Billboard Easy Listening chart:

1986: Billy Ocean – Love Is Forever [Jive JS1-9540] (3 weken 1)
Love Is Forever - Billy Ocean

(vandaag 32 jaar geleden)
(Wayne Brathwaite; Barry Eastmond; Billy Ocean)
(Produced By Wayne Brathwaite And Barry J. Eastmond)

(#16 hit in de Hot 100 op 27 december 1986)

2003: Matchbox Twenty – Unwell (2 weken 1)
Unwell - Matchbox Twenty

(vandaag 15 jaar geleden)
(Rob Thomas)

(#5 hit in de Hot 100 op 19 juli 2003)

2008: Faith Hill – A Baby Changes Everything (3 weken 1)
A Baby Changes Everything - Faith Hill
(vandaag 10 jaar geleden)
(Tim Nichols; Craig Wiseman; K.K. Wiseman)

(#105 Bubbling Under Hot 100-hit op 27 december 2008)

2014: Idina Menzel Duet With Michael Bublé – Baby It’s Cold Outside [albumtrack] (3 weken 1)
Baby It's Cold Outside - Idina Menzel Duet With Michael Buble

(vandaag 4 jaar geleden)
(Frank Loesser)
(Produced and Arranged by Walter Afanasieff)
(Mixed by David Reitzas)
(CD: Holiday Wishes) [Warner Bros. Records ‎544428-2]

(#78 hit in de Hot 100 op 6 december 2014)

(Het origineel is van Ricardo Montalban and Esther Williams

(Frank Loesser)
(Also performed by Red Skelton and Betty Garrettin) in de film Neptune’s Daughter met in de hoofdrollen Esther Williams & Red Skelton, ging op 9 juni 1949 in New York City in première)

(#3 pop-hit voor Margaret Whiting And Johnny Mercer With Paul Weston And His Orchestra

(Frank Loesser)
(Vocal Duet With Orchestra)
{Nostalgia Classic Song op radiostation KEZW Studio 1430 AM Denver, Colorado} op 9 juli 1949 [Capitol 57-567] (78 rpm)

(#3 pop-hit voor Dinah Shore and Buddy Clark

(Frank Loesser)
(Orchestra under the direction of Ted Dale) op 30 juli 1949 [Columbia 38463] (78 rpm)

(#9 pop-hit voor Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Jordan And His Tympany Five (Vocal Duet with Orchestra) in 1949 [Decca 24644] (78 rpm)

(#12 pop-hit voor Don Cornell and Laura Leslie with Sammy Kaye’s Orchestra in 1949; B-kant van Whispering Waters [RCA Victor 20-3448] (78 rpm)

(#22 pop-hit voor Homer and Jethro with June Carter in 1949 [RCA Victor 48-0075] (45 rpm)

(1949: Svend Asmussens Orkester (Adapt.: Arvid Müller) (Sang: Svend Asmussen og Lise Ringheim) als Luften er kold i nat (Baby it’s cold outside); B-kant van Den tredie mand (The Harry Lime Theme) [Odeon D.K. 2003] (78 rpm) (Deense versie)

(1949: Pearl Bailey and Hot Lips Page with Rhythm Acc. [Harmony 1049] (78 rpm)

(1949: Performed by Ricardo Montalban and Esther Williams. also performed by Red Skelton and Betty Garrett in de film Neptune’s Daughter)

(#9 album-hit voor Louis Armstrong And Velma Middleton With The All Stars (Vocal Duet) (Concert Presented By Gene Norman At Civic Auditorium, Pasadena, California) in 1952 (LP: Satchmo at Pasadena, Vol. 1) [Decca Album No. 9-336] (8 Sides–4) [Decca 9-28172] (45 rpm Box Set)

(#13 album-hit voor Jo Stafford with Paul Weston and his Music From Hollywood and The Starlighters in 1956 (LP: Ski Trails) [Columbia CL 910]

(1952: Louis Armstrong And Velma Middleton With The All Stars (Vocal Duet with Orchestra) (Concert Presented By Gene Norman At Civic Auditorium Pasadena, Calif.); B-kant van That’s My Desire [Decca 28372] (78 rpm)

(#13 album-hit voor Jo Stafford with Paul Weston and his Music from Hollywood The Norman Luboff Choir and The Starlighters in 1956 (LP: Ski Trails)

(1957: Sammy Davis, Jr. And Carmen McRae

(Frank Loesser)
(With Orchestra Directed by Jack Pleis)
{Timeless Classic Song op radiostation KIXI (880 AM) Mercer Island-Seattle, Washington} (LP: Boy Meets Girl) [Decca DL 8490]

(1957: Homer and Jethro (LP: The Worst of Homer & Jethro) [RCA Victor LPM 1560]

(1959: Dean Martin

(Frank Loesser)
(With Orchestrated Conducted By Gus Levene)
(Produced by Lee Gillette)
{Nostalgia Classic Song op radiostation KEZW Studio 1430 AM Denver, Colorado} {Timeless Classic Song op radiostation KIXI (880 AM) Mercer Island-Seattle, Washington} (LP: A Winter Romance) [Capitol ST-1285]

(1960: Steve & Eydie (Arranged and Produced by Don Costa) (LP: We Got Us) [ABC-Paramount ABC-300]

(#91 pop-hit voor Ray Charles & Betty Carter (Supervised by sid Feller) (Orchestra Conducted by Marty Paich) in 1962 [ABC-Paramount 45-10298] (45 rpm)

(1960: Steve & Eydie (Arranged and Produced by Don Costa) (LP: We Got Us) [ABC-Paramount ABC-300]

(#52 album-hit voor Ray Charles And Betty Carter with The Jack Halloran Singers (Arranged and Conducted by Marty Paich) (Produced by Sid Feller) (Recording session held on June 13 and June, 1961 in Hollywood, California) in 1961 (LP: Ray Charles and Betty Carter) [ABC-Paramount ABCS 385]

(1962: Joyce Blair And Oliver Reed (Arranged by Ivor Raymonde) (Directed by Bill Shepherd) [Piccadilly 7N.35083] (45 rpm)

(1962: The Mad Musical World of Mel Henke (LP: La Dolce Henke) [Warner Bros. WS 1472]

(1963: The Avalanches (LP: Ski Surfin’) [Warner Bros. WS 1525]

(1963: Warren Covington And His Orchestra (LP: Dancing Trombones) [Decca DL 74352]

(#83 album-hit voor Al Hirt and Ann-Margret (Orchestra arranged and conducted by Marty Paich) (Produced by Steve Sholes) (Recorded in RCA Victor’s Music Center of the World, Hollywood, California) (Recording Engineer: Al Schmitt) in 1964 (LP: Beauty and the Beard) [RCA Victor LSP 2690]

(#74 album-hit voor Henry Mancini in 1966 (LP: Henry Mancini presents The Academy Award Songs – 31 “Oscar” Winners) [RCA Victor LSP 6013]

(#129 album-hit voor Jimmy Smith & Wes Montgomery in 1967 (LP: Jimmy & Wes: The Dynamic Duo) [Verve Records V6 8678]

(#40 album-hit voor Barry Manilow (Duet with K.T. Oslin) in 1990 op de Barry Manilow (CD: Because It’s Christmas) [Arista ARCD-8644]

(#22 album-hit voor Bette Midler in 1991 op de Music from the Motion Picture (CD: For the Boys) [Atlantic 7567-82329-2]

(#173 album-hit voor Robert Palmer in 1992 (CD: Ridin’ High) [EMI 0777 7 98923 2 7]

(#95 album-hit voor Dianne Reeves and Lou Rawls in 1995 op de various artists (CD: Jazz to the World) [Blue Note CDP 7243 8 32127 2 9]

(#36 album-hit voor Vanessa Williams in 1996 (CD: Star Bright) [Mercury 532 827-2]

(1997: Sara Hickman (CD: Misfits) [Shanachie 8026]

(1999: Tom Jones with Cerys from Catatonia op de Tom Jones (CD: Reload) [Gut Records VVR 1009302]

(#62 album-hit Mark and Brian in 2000 (CD: Little Drummer Boys) [Oglio MB 86958]

(2001: Holly Cole (CD: Baby, It’s Cold Outside) [Alert Music Inc. ‎6152810382]

(2001: Steve Tyrell (CD: Standard Time) [Columbia CK 86006]

(2001: Asylum Street Spankers (CD: A Christmas Spanking) [Bloodshot BS 702]

(141 album-hit voor The Brian Setzer Orchestra in 2002 (CD: Boogie Woogie Christmas) [Surfdog 44011-2]

(166 album-hit voor Lee Ann Womack in 2002 (CD: The Season for Romance) [MCA Nashville 088 170 289-2]

(2003: Suzy Bogguss (CD: Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas) [Compadre Records 925152]

(#1 album-hit voor Rod Stewart Duet with Dolly Parton (Piano: Kenny Ascher) (Bass: Bob Cranshaw) (Drums: Allan Schwartzberg) (Guitar: Bob Mann) (Album Producers: Steve Tyrell, Clive Davis & Richard Perry) (Mixed by Andy Zulla) in 2004 op de Rod Stewart (CD: Stardust: The Great American Songbook, Vol. III) [J Records 82876 62182 2]

(#2 Easy Listening-hit voor Rod Stewart Duet with Dolly Parton (Piano: Kenny Ascher) (Bass: Bob Cranshaw) (Drums: Allan Schwartzberg) (Guitar: Bob Mann) (Album Producers: Steve Tyrell, Clive Davis & Richard Perry) (Mixed by Andy Zulla) op 25 december in 2004 [albumtrack] (CD: Stardust… The Great American Songbook Volume III) [J Records 82876 62182 2]

(#14 album-hit voor Jessica Simpson (duet with Nick Lachey) in 2004 op de Jessica Simpson (CD: Rejoyce: The Christmas Album) [Columbia CK 92880]

(2004: James Taylor Featuring Natalie Cole (Produced and Arranged by Dave Grusin) (Recorded & Mixed at Capitol Studios, Hollywood by Don Murray, assisted by Charlie Pakkari–Mar-Apr ‘04) (Mastered by Robert Vosgian) {Timeless Classic Song op radiostation KIXI (880 AM) Mercer Island-Seattle, Washington} op de James Taylor (CD: A Christmas Album) [Hallmark Cards, Inc. PR3129]

(2005: Arizona Amp and Alternator (CD: Arizona Amp and Alternator) [Thrill Jockey THRILL 66]

(#83 album-hit voor Regis Philbin in 2005 (CD: The Regis Philbin Christmas Album) [Hollywood 162549]

(2006: Joe Gransden {Timeless Classic Song op radiostation KIXI (880 AM) Mercer Island-Seattle, Washington} (CD: I’ll Be Home for Christmas) [Brass Menagerie Records 882796023124]

(2006: Kelly Willis & Bruce Robison (CD: Happy Holidays) [Rykodisc ‎RCD 10882]

(#16 album-hit voor James Taylor Featuring Natalie Cole

(Frank Loesser)
(Produced and Arranged by Dave Grusin)
{Timeless Classic Song op radiostation KIXI (880 AM) Mercer Island-Seattle, Washington} in 2006 op de James Taylor (CD: James Taylor at Christmas) [Columbia 88697 00323 2]

(#39 album-hit voor Dean Martin with Martina McBride in 2007 op de Dean Martin (CD: Forever Cool) [Capitol Records ‎094763-97441-2-1]

(2007: Russell Watson (CD: The Voice: Outside In) [Decca ‎478 0126]

(#102 album-hit voor Leon Redbone & Zoey Deschanel (℗ 2003) in 2009 op de various artists Music from the Major Motion Picture (CD: Elf) [New Line Records NLR 39028]

(2009: Willie Nelson featuring Norah Jones op de Willie Nelson (CD: American Classic) [Blue Note 509992 67197 2 6]

(2009: DR Big Band feat. Sinne Eeg & Bobo Moreno (CD: Merry Christmas, Baby) [Red Dot Music 6070212] (EMI Music Denmark)

(2013: Lady Gaga & Joseph Gordon-Levitt

(Frank Loesser) in de Thanksgiving television special Lady Gaga & The Muppets Holiday Spectacular uitgezonden op 28 november 2013 bij de Amerikaanse omroep ABC)

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

1986: Miami Sound Machine – Falling In Love (Uh-Oh) [Epic 34-06352] (3 weken 3)
Falling In Love (Uh-Oh) - Miami Sound Machine

(vandaag 32 jaar geleden)
(Larry Dermer; Joe Galdo; Rafael Vigil)
(Remix by Pablo Flores)
(Produced by Emilio Estafan, Jr.)

(#25 hit in de Hot 100 op 17 januari 1987)

1997: Donna Lewis & Richard Marx – At The Beginning (Album Version) [Atlantic 84037-2] (6 weken 2)
At The Beginning - Donna Lewis & Richard Marx 2
(vandaag 31 jaar geleden)
(Muziek: Stephen Flaherty /Tekst: Lynn Ahrens)
(Produced by Trevor Horn)
(Engineered and Mixed by Stephen Fitzmaurice)

(Uit de animatiefilm Anatasia met in de hoofdrol de stem van Meg Ryan (als Anatasia), ging op 14 november 1997 in New York City in premìere en draait vanaf 21 november 1997 in heel Amerika)

(#45 hit in de Hot 100 op 24 januari 1998)

2014: Kelly Clarkson – Wrapped In Red (3 weken 2)
Wrapped In Red - Kelly Clarkson

(vandaag 4 jaar geleden)
(Ashley Arrison; Kelly Clarkson; Aben Eubanks; Shane McAnally)
(Produced by Greg Kurstin)
(Mixed by Serban Ghenea)

Billboard Country & Western chart:

1975: C.W. McCall – Convoy [MGM Records M 14839] (6 weken 1)
Convoy - C.W. McCall
(vandaag 43 jaar geleden)
(C.W. McCall; Bill Fries; Chip Davis)
(Arranged by Chip Davis)
(Produced by Don Sears, Chip Davis)

(#1 hit in de Hot 100 op 10 januari 1976)

1980: Mickey Gilley – That’s All That Matters [Epic 9-50940] (1 week 1)
That’s All That Matters - Mickey Gilley
(vandaag 38 jaar geleden)
(Hank Cochran)
(Produced by Jim Ed Norman)

(#101 Bubbling Under Hot 100-hit op 6 december 1980)

(#34 C&W-hit voor Ray Price (Prod. by Don Law and Frank Jones) {Classic Non-Hot 100 Song in Joel Whitburn’s Top Pop Singles 1955-2010} {het origineel} in 1964 [Columbia 4-42971] (45 rpm)

1986: The Bellamy Brothers (With The Forester Sisters) – Too Much Is Not Enough [MCA Records/Curb Records MCA-52917] (1 week 1)
Too Much Is Not Enough - The Bellamy Brothers
(vandaag 32 jaar geleden)
(David Bellamy; Ron Taylor)
(Produced By Emory Gordy, Jr.)

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

1997: Garth Brooks – Longneck Bottle [Capitol Records S7 124381 19851 75] (3 weken 1)
Longneck Bottle - Garth Brooks
(vandaag 21 jaar geleden)
(Steve Wariner; Rick Carnes)

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

2003: Kenny Chesney – There Goes My Life (7 weken 1)
There Goes My Life - Kenny Chesney

(vandaag 15 jaar geleden)
(Wendell Mobley; Neil Thrasher)

(#29 hit in de Hot 100 op 27 december 2003)

2008: Montgomery Gentry – Roll With Me (2 weken 1)
Roll With Me - Montgomery Gentry

(vandaag 10 jaar geleden)
(Clint Daniels; Tommy Karlas)

(#33 hit in de Hot 100 op 20 december 2008)

Billboard Rhythm & Blues chart:

1975: Al Green – Full Of Fire [Hi SN 2300] (1 week 1)
Full Of Fire - Al Green
(vandaag 43 jaar geleden)
(Willie Mitchell; Al Green; Mabon Hodges)
(Producer: Willie Mitchell)
(Recorded in Memphis)

(#28 hit in de Hot 100 op 27 december 1975)

1980: Kool & The Gang – Celebration [De-Lite Records DE 807] (6 weken 1)

(vandaag 38 jaar geleden)
(Ronald Bell; Kool & The Gang)
(Produced by Eumir Deodato in Association with Kool & The Gang)

(#1 hit in de Hot 100 op 7 februari 1981)

(1981: Mini★Pops (Thanks to all the ‘Mini Pops’: Joanna, Abby, Andrew, Jonas, Catty, Nicky, Stephen, Jason, Robert, Masha, Nathan, Rebecca, Anne-Marie, Arron, Joanna, Fleur, Lucy, Dorenti, Angus, Anna, Carlton, Andrea, Adamo and Elizabeth) (Produced by The Daddy Pops) als Disco Medley: D.I.S.C.O. / Y.M.C.A. / In the Navy / Go West / Celebration / Happy Birthday (LP: MiniPops) [K-Tel ‎ONE 1102]

2003: Alicia Keys – You Don’t Know My Name (9 weken 1)
You Don’t Know My Name - Alicia Keys

(vandaag 15 jaar geleden)
(Alicia Keys; Kanye West; Harold Lilly, Jr; Mel Kent; Ken Williams)
(Produced by Alicia Keys, Kanye West)
(Background Vocals: John Legend)
(Guitars: Sharief Hobley)
(Bass: Artie Reynolds)
(Strings Arrangements by Chew & AK)
(Strings Conducted by Ray Chew)
(Concert Master/Violin: Sanford Allen)
(Copyist: Al Schoonmaker)
(Violin: Kurt Briggs, Alexander Vselensky, Marjon Pinheiro, Stanley Hunte, Avril Brown, Lori Miller, Xin Zhao)
(Viola: Richard Brice, Barry Finclaur, Maxine Roach, Robert Chausow)
(Cello: Eileen Folson, Caryl Paisner)
(Recorded by Tony Black at Kampo Studios, NYC and Quad Recording Studios, NYC)
(Additional Recording by Ann Minceilli)
(Mixed by Manny Marroquin at Larrabee North, North Hollywood, CA)
(Executive Producers: Alicia Keys, Peter Edge and Jeff Robinson)
(Mastered by Herb Powers, Jr. at The Hit Factory, NYC.)
(Bevat samples uit Let Me Prove My Love to You van Main Ingredient (1975)

(#3 hit in de Hot 100 op 31 januari 2004)

2014: Beyonce – 7/11 (1 week 1)
7-11 - Beyonce

(vandaag 4 jaar geleden)
(Beyoncé Knowles; Detail [ = Noel Fisher]

(#13 hit in de Hot 100 op 20 december 2014)


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)


[République française]

 1975: Sheila – Quel tempérament de feu « I’m On Fire » [Disques Carrère 49.139] (2 weken 1)

(vandaag 43 jaar geleden)
(Tony Eyers · Claude Carrère · Jean Schmitt)
(Enregistré au studio C.B.E. (Paris)
(Ingénieur du son: Bernard Estardy)
(Arrangements.: Mat Camison)

(#26 hit in Amerika voor 5000 Volts (Het origineel)

(Tony Eyers)
(Produced By Tony Eyers)
(Arranged by Tony Eyers) als I’m on Fire in 1975 [Philips 40801] (45 rpm)

(#78 hit in Amerika voor Jim Gilstrap (Produced & Arranged by Wes Farrell) als I’m on Fire in 1975 [Roxbury Records RB 2016] (45 rpm)

(1975: Maggie Mae (Adapt.: Horst Hornung) (Deutsche Originalaufnahme) (Produktion: Horst Hornung) als I’m on Fire [M Music ‎16 442 AT] (45 rpm) (Duitse versie)

(1975: Maggie Mae (Adapt.: Horst Hornung) (Produced by Horst Hornung) (Album Coordination: E. Plötz) als I’m on Fire (LP: I’m on Fire) [M Music ‎S 89 645 OT] (Duitse versie)

(1976: Caravelli (Adapt.: Claude Carrère – Jean Schmitt) (Réalisation artistique: Philippe Boutet) als Quel tempérament de feu (I’m on fire) (LP: Michèle) [CBS – CBS 81311]

(1976: Danny (Adapt.: Chrisse Johansson) als Pelkkää tultaanny (LP: Elämän maku) [Scandia SLP 631] (Finse versie)

(1976: Jarkko Puuvilla (Adapt.: Chrisse Johansson) als Pelkkää tulta (I’m On Fire) op de various artists (LP: Listoilla 6) [Manhattan MAN 3013] (Finse versie)

(1979: James Last (Produktion und Arrangements: James Last) (Ton-Ingenieur: Peter Klemt) als I’m on Fire (LP: Whole Night Long) [Polydor ‎2664 236]

(1979: Marie Rottrová (Adapt.: San. Vladimír Čort) als Expres mléčné dráhy (I’m On Fire) (LP: Ty, kdo jdeš kolem) [Supraphon 1113 2568] (Tsjechische versie)


1958: The Kingston Trio – Tom Dooley (8 weken 1)
(vandaag 60 jaar geleden)
(Traditional – Arr. Dave Guard)
(Vocal Group with Instrumental Accompaniment)

(#1 hit in de US Hot 100 op 17 november 1958)

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

(Voor het eerst op de plaat gezet door Grayson and Whitter (Singing with violin and guitar) in 1929; B-kant van On the Banks of the Old Tennessee [Victor V-40235-B] (78 rpm)

(#1 hit in West-Duitsland voor Die Nilsen Brothers (Studio Band, Leitung: Friedel Berlipp) als Tom Dooley op 31 januari 1959 [Electrola/His Master’s Voice E 21 053] (45 rpm) {Duitse versie} in de film Immer die Mädchen)

1992: Whitney Houston – I Will Always Love You (8 weken 1)
(vandaag 26 jaar geleden)
(Dolly Parton)
(Produced And Arranged by David Foster)
(Vocal Arrangement: Whitney Houston)
(Executive Producers: Clive Davis And Whitney Houston)

(#1 hit in de US Hot 100 op 28 november 1992)

(Uit de film The Bodygard met in de hoofdrollen Kevin Costner & Whitney Houston, draait vanaf 25 november 1992 in de Amerikaanse bioscopen)

(#1 C&W-hit in Amerika voor Dolly Parton (Producer: Bob Ferguson) {het origineel} {Classic Non-Hot 100 Song in Joel Whitburn’s Top Pop Singles 1955-2010} op 8 juni 1974 [RCA Victor APBO-0234] (45 rpm)

(#84 C&W-hit in Amerika voor Jimmie Peters (String Arrangements by D. Bergen White) (Produced by Jerry Gillespie) in 1978 [Mercury 55025] (45 rpm)

(#1 C&W-hit in Amerika voor Dolly Parton (Produced and Arranged by Dolly Parton and Gregg Perry) 16 oktober 1982 [RCA PB-13260] (45 rpm) in de film The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas) {nieuwe opname}

(#12 hit in Engeland voor Sarah Washington (Produced by Martyn Norris and Richard Cottle) (Additional production and remix by Martyn Norris and Gary Miller) in 1993 [Almighty ‎cd almy 33] (CD-single)

(#3 hit in Amerika voor Whitney Houston in 2012 {dezelfde versie}

2015: Justin Bieber – Love Yourself (7 weken 1)
(vandaag 3 jaar geleden)
(Justin Bieber; Benny Blanco [= Benjamin Levin]; Ed Sheeran)

(#1 hit in de US Hot 100 op 13 februari 2016)


1968: The Turtles – Elenore [London NZL.1006] (1 week 1)
(vandaag 50 jaar geleden)
(The Turtles [ = Howard Kaylan, Mark Volman, Jim Pons, Al Nichol & John Barbata]
(Produced by Chip Douglas)

(#6 hit in de US Hot 100 op 2 november 1968)

(1969: The Larry Page Orchestra (LP: Instrumentally Yours) [Page One POLS 013]

(1970: Gene Bertoncini (LP: Evolution!) [Evolution 3001]

(#1 album-hit in Engeland voor Robson & Jerome in 1996 (CD: Take Two) [RCA 74321426252]

1974: Bachman-Turner Overdrive – You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet (2 weken 1)
(vandaag 44 jaar geleden)
(Randy Bachman)
(Produced by Randy Bachman)
(Vocal – Randy)
(Solo – Randy)

(#1 hit in de US Hot 100 op 9 november 1974)

(#67 hit in Amerika voor Figures On A Beach (Poduced by Ivan Ivan) (Additional Production and Remix by Justin Strauss) (Remix Engineer: Daniel Abraham) in 1989 [Sire 7-27628] (45 rpm)

1981: Howard Morrison – How Great Thou Art [RCA Victor 103923] (5 weken 1)
(vandaag 37 jaar geleden)
(Stuart K. Hine)

(Christelijke hymne gebaseerd op een Zweedse gedicht van Carl Gustav Boberg (1859–1940) als O store Gud uit 1885 (℗ 1896)

(Manfred von Glehn (1867–1924) vertaalde het in het Duits als Wie groß bist Du in 1907)

(Stuart K. Hine (1899-1989) vertaalde het in het Engels als How Great Thou Art)

1998: Spice Girls – Goodbye (2 weken 1)
(vandaag 20 jaar geleden)
(Spice Girls [ = Victoria Adams, Melanie Brown, Emma Bunton, Melanie Chrisholm & Geri Halliwell]; Richard Stannard; Matt Rowe)
(Produced by Richard Stannard & Matt Rowe)
(Engineer: Adrian Bushby)
(Asst. Engineer: Jake Davies)
(Strings Arranged by Will Malone)
(Drum Programming: Paul Waller)
(Mixed by Mark “Spike” Stent)
(Assisted by Paul “P-Dub” Walton & Jan Kybert)

(#11 hit in de US Hot 100 op 26 december 1998)

2004: Band Aid 20 – Do They Know It’s Chrismas? (1 week 1)
(vandaag 14 jaar geleden)
(Bob Geldof; Midge Ure)
(Produced by Nigel Godrich)
(Executive Producer: Midge Ure)

2010: Bruno Mars – Grenade (3 weken 1)
(vandaag 8 jaar geleden)
(Bruno Mars; Philip Lawrence; Ari Levine; Brody Brown; Claude Kelly; Andrew Wyatt)
(Produced by The Smeezingtons [ = Bruno Mars, Philip Lawrence & Ari Levine]
(Mixed by Manny Marroquin at Larrabee Recording Studios, Los Angelas, CA)
(Assisted by Erik Madrid and Christian Plata)
(Engineered by Ari Levine at Levcon Studios, Los Angelas, CA)
(All music and instruments played by Bruno Mars, Ari Levine and Brody Brown)
(Executive Producers: The Smeezingtons)
(Mastered by Stephen Marcussen at Marcussen Mastering, Hollywood, CA)

(#1 hit in de US Hot 100 op 8 januari 2011)


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


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