21 december

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

De nummer 1-hits van 21 december

Best Selling Singles/Billboard Hot 100:

1901: Will Denny – Any Old Place I Hang My Hat Is “Home, Sweet Home” To Me (4 weken 1)
Any Old Port In A Storm
(vandaag 115 jaar geleden)
(Tekst: William Jerome /Muziek: Jean Schwartz)

1935: Bing Crosby With Victor Young and His Orchestra – Red Sails In The Sunset [Decca 616] (2 weken 1)

(vandaag 81 jaar geleden)
(Muziek: Hugh Williams /Tekst: Jimmy Kennedy)
(Vocal With Orchestra)

(Het origineel is van Lew Stone and His Band (With Vocal Chorus) uit 1935 [Regal Zonophone MR 1786] (78 rpm) {Engelse persing}

(Later gebruikt in de Broadway musical-theaterproductie Provincetown Follies, ging op 3 november 1935 in Provincetown Playhouse, NY in première. Na 63 keer is in december 1935 de laatste voorstelling)

(#1 hit voor Guy Lombardo and his Royal Canadians (Vocal Chorus by Carmen Lomardo) op 30 november 1935 [Decca 585] (78 rpm)

(#3 hit voor Mantovani op 12 december 1935 [78-Columbia 3097]

(#13 hit voor Jack Jackson and his Orchestra (At the Dorchester Hotel, London) (With vocal refrain) (Recorded in Europe) in 1935 [Victor 25152] (78 rpm)

(1935: Henry Allen and his Orchestra [78-Vocalion 3097]

(1935: Ambrose And His Orchestra (At the Embassy Club, London) (With Vocal Chorus) [Decca F.5656] (78 rpm)

(1935: The B.B.C. Dance Orchestra [78-Columbia FB 1100]

(1935: Al Bowlly (Tenor with orchestra) (Arranged and directed by Ray Noble [Victor 25142] (78 rpm)

(1935: Casani Club Orchestra (With Vocal Chorus) (Directed by Charlie Kunz) [Rex 8560] (78 rpm)

(1935: The Little Ramblers (Vocal refrain by Ward Pinkett) [Bluebird B-6131] (78 rpm)

(1935: Joe Loss And His Orchestra {zang: Vera Lynn}

(1935: Lou Preager And His Band (At Romano’s Restaurant) (With Vocal Chorus) [Decca 25779] (78 rpm)

(1935: Lew Stone and His Band (With Vocal Chorus) [Regal Zonophone MR 1786] (78 rpm)

(#15 hit voor Louis Armstrong And His Orchestra in 1936 [78-Decca 648]

(1936: Roy Smeck And His Orchestra [78-Decca 650]

(1948: Bing Crosby (Vocal With Orchestra Directed by Victor Young) [Decca 25380] (78 rpm)

(1949: Albert Ammons [Mercury 8205] (78 rpm)

(1949: Erroll Garner (Piano Solo) [Regent 1004] (78 rpm)

(#24 hit voor Nat “King” Cole (with Orchestra Conducted by Pete Rugolo) (Vocal by Nat “King” Cole and Quartet) {Nostalgia Classic Song op radiostation KEZW Studio 1430 AM Denver, Colorado} in 1951 [Capitol F1468] (45 rpm)

(1951: Les Brown And His Band Of Renown (Vocal Chorus by Ray Sims); B-kant van Blue Moon [Coral 9-60424] (45 rpm)

(1951: Ken Griffin at the Organ with Steel Guitar [Columbia 4-39386] (45 rpm)

(1951: Vaughn Monroe and his Orchestra (Vocal refrain by Vaughn Monroe and The Moon Maids); B-kant van Everlasting [RCA Victor 20-4194] (78 rpm)

(1954: Patti Page {Nostalgia Classic Song op radiostation KEZW Studio 1430 AM Denver, Colorado} (10” LP: Song Souvenir) [Mercury MG-25187]

(#1 album-hit voor Crazy Otto in 1955 (LP: Crazy Otto) [Decca DL 8113]

(1955: Sam (The Man) Taylor on Tenor Sax And His Orchestra) [MGM K11977] (45 rpm)

(#57 hit voor Tab Hunter (with Billy Vaughn’s Orchestra and Chorus) in 1957 [Dot 45-15533] (45 rpm)

(1957: Joe Turner and His Blues Kings; B-kant van After a While [Atlantic 45-1131] (45 rpm)

(#18 album-hit voor Perry Como with Mitchell Ayres’ Orchestra and The Ray Charles Singers in 1958 (LP: Saturday Night with Mr. C.) [RCA Victor LOP 1004]

(1958: Paul Anka (Orchestra Conducted by Don Costa) (LP: Paul Anka) [ABC-Paramount ABC 240]

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

(1959: Dave “Baby” Cortez Plus the Whistling Organ (LP: The Happy Organ) [RCA Victor LSP 2099]

(1959: The De Castro Sisters (With Orchestra Conducted by Jack Marshall); B-kant van Bells [Capitol 4537] (45 rpm)

(1959: Ray Sharpe (Produced By Lester Sill-Lee Hazlewood); B-kant van Linda Lu [Jamie 1128] (45 rpm)

(#36 hit voor The Platters Featuring 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 71656×45] (45 rpm)

(1960: The Browns Featuring Jim Edward Brown (LP: Town & Country) [RCA Victor LSP 2174]

(#36 album-hit voor Frank Chacksfield And His Orchestra (℗ 1960) in 1961 (LP: Ebb Tide) [Richmond Stereo/London Records S 30078]

(1961: Johnny Burnette (LP: Johnny Burnette Sings) [Liberty LRP 3190]

(#33 album-hit voor Dinah Washington (Orchestra Conducted By Fred Norman) (Prod. By Henry Glover) in 1962 (LP: Dinah ’62) [Roulette SR-25170]

(1962: Gene Ammons and Sonny Stitt (LP: Dig Him!) [Argo LP-697]

(1962: The Blue Diamonds (with choir and orchestra conducted by Jack Bulterman) [Decca FM 264 412] (45 rpm)

(#35 hit voor Fats Domino (Arr. By Bill Justis); B-kant van Song for Rosemary in 1963 [ABC-Paramount 45-10484] (45 rpm)

(#113 album-hit voor The New Band of Spike Jones (Arranged by Carl Brandt) in 1963 (LP: Washington Square) [Liberty LST-7338]

(1963: Lou Christie (Prod. by Nick Cenci) [Roulette R-4457] (45 rpm)

(#97 album-hit voor Sammy Kaye And His Orchestra in 1964 (LP: Come Dance to the Hits) [Decca DL 74502]

(1964: Vera Lynn with Tony Osborne And His Orchestra (LP: Among My Souvenirs) [Music for Pleasure MFP 1228]

(#30 album-hit voor Nat “King” Cole in 1965 (LP: Unforgettable)

(1965: Mr. Acker Bilk and his Paramount Jazz Band (LP: Ack’s Back) [Columbia 33SX 1747] (EMI)

(#38 album-hit voor Jerry Vale (Arranged and Conducted by Marty Manning) in 1966 (LP: It’s Magic) [Columbia CS 9244]

(#108 album-hit voor Dean Martin (Arranged by Ernie Freeman and Gene Page) in 1966 (LP: Dean Martin as Matt Helm Sings Songs from “The Silencers”) [Reprise RS 6211]

(1966: The Young-Holt Trio (LP: Wack Wack) [Brunswick BL 754121]

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

(#22 C&W-hit voor Johnny Lee in 1976 [GRT Records GRT-065] (45 rpm)

(1977: Johnny Lee (LP: H-e-e-ere’s Johnny!) [GRT 8022]

(1984: Demis Roussos (Produced by Vangelis) (Recorded at Nemo Studios – London) (LP: Reflection) [Mercury 824 028 1]

(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]

ex aequo:

1935: Tommy Dorsey and his Orchestra – On Treasure Island [Victor 25144] (1 week 1)
On Treasure Island - Tommy Dorsey
(vandaag 81 jaar geleden)
(Edgar Leslie; Joe Burke)
(Vocal refrain by Edythe Wright)

(B-kant van Take Me Back to My Boots and Saddle)

(#4 hit voor Little Jack Little and his Orchestra (Vocal refrain by Little Jack Little) in 1935 [Columbia 3095-D] (78 rpm)

(#8 hit voor Bing Crosby With Victor Young and his Orchestra (Vocal with Orchestra) in 1935 [Decca 617] (78 rpm)

(#8 hit voor Joe Moss and his Society Dance Orchestra in 1935 [78-Brunswick 7545]

(#16 hit voor Teddy Wilson and his Orchestra in 1935 [78-Brunswick 7572]

(1948: Bing Crosby (Vocal with Orchestra Directed by Victor Young); B-kant van Red Sails in the Sunset [Decca 25380] (78 rpm)

(#74 hit voor Gale Storm (Orchestra Conducted by Billy Vaughn) in 1957 [Dot 45-15539] (45 rpm)

1940: Artie Shaw and his Orchestra – Frenesi [Victor 26542] (13 weken 1)
Frenesi - Artie Shaw

(vandaag 76 jaar geleden)
(Alberto Dominguez)

(B-kant van Adios, Mariquita Linda)

{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 Pedro Vargas y Orquesta de Rafael de Paz [78-Victor 76163]

(1939: Ramon Armengod (con la Orquestra de Jose Moran) [78-Decca AR 4297]

(1939: Lupita Palomera in de film La mujer que amó en vano, met in de hoofdrollen María Teresa Montoya & Marina Tamayo, draait vanaf 1 juni 1939 in de Mexicaanse bioscopen en gaat op 10 februari 1940 onder de naam Perfidia in Amerika in roulatie)

(1939: Machito)

(1940: Ginny Simms)

(1940: Jimmy Dorsey)

(#16 hit voor Woody Herman And His Orchestra (Vocal Chorus by Woody Herman) in 1941 [Decca 3427] (78 rpm)

(#16 hit voor Glenn Miller and his Orch. in 1941 [Bluebird B-10994] (78 rpm)

(1941: Xavier Cugat and his Waldorf-Astoria Hotel Orchestra [78-Victor 26769]

(1941: Benny Goodman and his Orchestra [78-Columbia 35863]

(1941: Edith Lorand (Violin Solo with Cello, Czimbalom and Piano [Decca 18175] (78 rpm)

(#4 album-hit voor Artie Shaw and his Orchestra in 1945 (LP: Artie Shaw) [Victor P 85-1] [Victor 27546-A] (78 rpm Box Set) {Released in 1943}

(1951: Trio Los Panchos [78-Columbia 2524-C]

(1953: Erroll Garner, Piano (Wyatt Ruther, Bass; “Fats” Heard, Drums) B-kant van Mean to Me [Columbia 40074] (45 rpm)

(#4 album-hit voor Glenn Miller And His Orchestra in 1954 (LP: Glenn Miller – Limited Edition, Volume Two) [RCA Victor LPT 6701]

(1954: Erroll Gardner (LP: Gems) [Columbia CL 583]

(1955: Billy May’s Rico Mambo Orchestra (LP: Arthur Murray: Cha-Cha Mambos) [Capitol T-578]

(1958: The 4 Freshmen (LP: Voices in Latin) [Capitol Records T-922]

(1958: Herb Jeffries with Orchestra Conducted by Russ Garcia (LP: Señor Flamingo) [RCA Victor LPM 1608]

(1959: Bob Bain (Produced by Ken Nelson) (LP: Latin Love) [Capitol Records T-1201]

(1959: Bobby Byrne (LP: The Jazzbone’s Connected to the Trombone) (Produced and originated by Enoch Light) [Grand Award G.A. 33-416]

(1959: The John LaPorta Quartet (LP: The Most Minor) [Everest LPBR 5037]

(#13 album-hit voor Ray Charles in 1960 (LP: Ray Charles in Person)

(1960: Esquivel and His Orchestra (LP: Infinity in Sound) [RCA Victor LSP 2225]

(1960: Billy May’s Rico Mambo Orchestra (LP: Arthur Murray Favorites: Cha-Cha Mambos) [Capitol Records T-1367]

(1960: Charlie Shavers Quartet (LP: Girl of My Dreams) [Everest ‎LPBR 5070]

(1960: George Williams’ Swinging Big Band (LP: Put on Your Dancing Shoes) [United Artists UAS 6076]

(#36 album-hit voor 50 Guitars of Tommy Garrett in 1961 (LP: 50 Guitars Go South of the Border)

(1961: Bobby Rydell (LP: Bobby Rydell . . . . . . Salutes the “Great Ones”) [Cameo SC 1010]

(1962: June Christy (Arranged and Conducted by Bill Holman, Bob Cooper, Shorty Rogers) (LP: Big Band Specials) [Capitol Records ST-1845]

(1963: Julie London (Producer: “Snuff” Garrett) (Arranged and Conducted by Ernie Freeman) (Engineers: Eddie Brackett and Walt Paine) (LP: Julie London Sings Latin in a Satin Mood) [Liberty LST-7278]

(1963: Edmundo Ros His Orchestra And Chorus (LP: Sing and Dance With Edmundo Ros) [London PS.271]

(#73 album-hit voor Ray Conniff His Orchestra And Chorus (Trumpet solo: Conrad Gozzo) (Flute solo: John Lowe) in 1964 (LP: You Make Me Feel So Young) [Columbia CS 8918]

(#118 album-hit voor Roger Williams in 1965 (LP: Roger Williams Plays the Hits) [Kapp KS 3414]

(1965: The New Earl Hines Trio (LP: Fatha) [Columbia CS 9120]

(1967: The Alan Copeland Conspiracy (LP: A Bubble Called You) [ABC Records ABCS 617]

(1975: Edmundo Ros And His Orchestra (LP: Reminisce with Ros) [London Phase 4 Stereo SP 44222]

(#100 album-hit voor Herb Alpert (Produced by Herb Alpert and José Quintana) (Arranged by Juan Carlos Calderon) (Bass: Abraham Laboriel) (Guitars: Tim May, Abraham Laboriel, Carlos Rios) (Drums: Carlos Vega) (Keyboards: Michel Colombier, Juan Carlos Calderon) (Synthesizers: Bill Cuomo) (Percussion: Paulinho DaCosta) (Background Vocals: Mary Hylan, Darlene Kolden-Hoven, Marie Cain) (Marimba: Julius Wechter) (Recorded At CBS Studios, Mexico City) (A&M Studios Recording Studios, Hollywood CA) (Additional Recording At Studio Sound Recorders, North Hollywood, CA) (Engineered By Howard Lee Wolen) (Remixed By Bryan Stott) (Mastered By Bernie Grundman At A&M Recording Studios, Hollywood, CA) (Assistant Engineer: Benny Faccone) (Additional Engineers: Don Hahn, John Beverly Jones, Steve Katz And Bryan Stott) (Production Assistant: Lisa Marie) als Latin Medley (Frenesi, Bahia, Moliendo Cafe, Porompompero) in 1982 (LP: Fandango) [A&M Records ‎SP-3731]

(1987: Artie Shaw (St: Radio Days)

1946: Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye – The Old Lamp-Lighter [RCA Victor 20-1963] (7 weken 1)
The Old Lamp Lighter - Sammy Kaye

(vandaag 70 jaar geleden)
(Tekst: Charles Tobias /Muziek: Nat Simon)
(Vocal refrain by Billy Williams and Choir)

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

(#3 hit voor Kay Kyser and his Orchestra (Vocal Chorus by Michael Douglas and The Campus Kids) op 21 december 1946 [Columbia 37095] (78 rpm)

(#5 hit voor Hal Derwin with Frank Devol And His Orchestra (Vocal With Orchestra) in 1946 [Capitol 288] (78 rpm)

(#16 hit voor Morton Downey (With Orchestra Directed by Jimmy Lytell) in 1946 [Majestic 1061] (78 rpm)

(1946: Kenny Baker and Russ Morgan And His Orchestra (Vocal With Chorus) [Decca 23781] (78 rpm)

(1946: Anita Ellis And Harry Geller’s Orchestra [78-Mercury 3033]

(1946: Joe Loss And His Orchestra [78-His Master’s Voice B.D.5954]

(#11 hit voor Kenny Baker and Russ Morgan And His Orchestra (Vocal With Orchestra) in 1947 [Decca 23781] (78 rpm)

(1947: Geraldo And His Orchestra (With Vocal Refrain) als The Old Lamp Lighter [Parlophone F.2200] (78 rpm)

(1947: Lou Preager and His Orchestra [78-Columbia FB.3273] (EMI)

(1947: Primo Scala And His Accordion Band)

(1948: Detlev Lais mit seinen Rhythmiker als Der Laternenanzünder (The old lamplighter) [Polydor H 48187] (78 rpm)

(#5 hit voor The Browns featuring Jim Edward Brown (Producer Chet Atkins) in 1960 [RCA Victor 47-7700] (45 rpm)

(1960: The Browns Featuring Jim Edward Brown (LP: Town & Country) [RCA Victor LSP 2174]

(1960: Die Ping Pongs (Das Tanzorchester Bob Wagner) als Das alte Märchen [45-Decca D 19 060]

(1960: Heinz Sagner (Das Orchester Werner Scharfenberger) als Das alte Märchen (The Old Lamplighter) [Polydor NH 24 247] (45 rpm)

(1961: Slim Whitman als The Old Lamp Lighter (LP: Just Call Me Lonesome) [Imperial ‎LP-9137]

1974: Harry Chapin – Cat’s In The Cradle [Elektra E-45203] (1 week 1)
Cat’s In The Cradle - Harry Chapin
(vandaag 42 jaar geleden)
(Harry Chapin; Sandra Chapin)
(Produced by Paul Leka)

(#204 Bubbled Under album-hit voor Ray Conniff (Produced By Jack Gold) (Arranged And Conducted By Ray Conniff) (Engineered By Dick Bogert) in 1975 (LP: Laughter in the Rain) [Columbia ‎KC 33332]

(#6 hit voor Ugly Kid Joe (Produced by Mark Dodson) (Mixed by Mark Dodson & Randy Long) (℗ 1992) in 1993 [Mercury 864 888-7] (45 rpm)

(2001: Heinz Hoenig als Lass den Drachen steigen (CD: Familienbande) [RCA 74321 81194-2]

1985: Lionel Richie – Say You, Say Me [Motown 1819 MF] (4 weken 1)
Say You, Say Me - Lionel Richie
(vandaag 31 jaar geleden)
(Lionel Richie)
(Produced by Lionel Richie & James Anthony Carmichael)
(Arranged by James Anthony Carmichael)

(Titelsong van de film White Nights met in de hoofdrollen Mikhail Baryshnikow & Gregory Hines, draait vanaf 22 november 1985 in de Amerikaanse bioscopen)

2013: Eminem Ft. Rihanna – The Monster (4 weken 1)
The Monster - Eminem Ft. Rihanna

(vandaag 3 jaar geleden)
(Marshall Mathers; Bryan Fryzel; Aaron Kleinstub; Maki Athanasiou; Robyn Fenty; Jon Bellion; Bebe Rexha)
(Produced By: Frequency [ = Bryan Fryzel]
(Co-Produced By: Aalias)
(Recorded By: Mike Strange, Joe Strange & Tony Campana @ Effigy Studios)
(Mixed By Dr. Dre [ = Andre Romelle Young] & Veto [ = Mauricio Iragorri] @ Record One Studios In Sherman Oaks, CA)
(Assistant Mix Engineer: RJ Colston @ Record One Studios In Sherman Oaks, CA)
(Background Vocals By: Bebe [ = Bebe Rexha]
(Additional Instrumentation By: Maki Athanasiou)
(Additional Keyboards By: Luis Resto)

Billboard: “Net geen N°1-hits”

1946: Kay Kyser and his Orchestra – The Old Lamp-Lighter [Columbia 37095] (1 week 3)
The Old Lamp Lighter - Kay Kyser
(vandaag 70 jaar geleden)
(Tekst: Charles Tobias /Muziek: Nat Simon)
(Vocal Chorus by Michael Douglas and The Campus Kids)

(B-kant van Huggin’ and Chalkin’)

(#1 hit voor Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye (Vocal refrain by Billy Williams and Choir) {Nostalgia Classic Song op radiostation KEZW Studio 1430 AM Denver, Colorado} op 21 december 1946 [RCA Victor 20-1963] (78 rpm)

(#5 hit voor Hal Derwin with Frank Devol And His Orchestra (Vocal With Orchestra) in 1946 [Capitol 288] (78 rpm)

(#16 hit voor Morton Downey (With Orchestra Directed by Jimmy Lytell) in 1946 [Majestic 1061] (78 rpm)

(1946: Kenny Baker and Russ Morgan And His Orchestra (Vocal With Chorus) [Decca 23781] (78 rpm)

(1946: Anita Ellis And Harry Geller’s Orchestra [78-Mercury 3033]

(1946: Joe Loss And His Orchestra [78-His Master’s Voice B.D.5954]

(#11 hit voor Kenny Baker and Russ Morgan And His Orchestra (Vocal With Orchestra) in 1947 [Decca 23781] (78 rpm)

(1947: Geraldo And His Orchestra (With Vocal Refrain) als The Old Lamp Lighter [Parlophone F.2200] (78 rpm)

(1947: Lou Preager and His Orchestra [78-Columbia FB.3273] (EMI)

(1947: Primo Scala And His Accordion Band)

(1948: Detlev Lais mit seinen Rhythmiker als Der Laternenanzünder (The old lamplighter) [Polydor H 48187] (78 rpm)

(#5 hit voor The Browns featuring Jim Edward Brown (Producer Chet Atkins) in 1960 [RCA Victor 47-7700] (45 rpm)

(1960: The Browns Featuring Jim Edward Brown (LP: Town & Country) [RCA Victor LSP 2174]

(1960: Die Ping Pongs (Das Tanzorchester Bob Wagner) als Das alte Märchen [45-Decca D 19 060]

(1960: Heinz Sagner (Das Orchester Werner Scharfenberger) als Das alte Märchen (The Old Lamplighter) [Polydor NH 24 247] (45 rpm)

(1961: Slim Whitman als The Old Lamp Lighter (LP: Just Call Me Lonesome) [Imperial ‎LP-9137]

1963: The Caravelles – You Don’t Have To Be A Baby To Cry [Smash S-1852] (1 week 3)
You Don’t Have To Be A Baby To Cry - The Caravelles

(vandaag 53 jaar geleden)
(Bob Merrill; Terry Shand)
(Produced by B.P.R., England)

{Timeless Classic Song op radiostation KIXI (880 AM) Mercer Island-Seattle, Washington}

(Het origineel is van Moon Mullican (Vocal by Moon Mullican with String Band) uit 1950 [King 868] (78 rpm)

(#10 C&W-hit voor Ernest Tubb (Singing With Instrumental Accompaniment) in 1950; B-kant van G-I-R-L Spells Trouble [Decca 9-46257] (45 rpm)

(#78 pop-hit voor “Tennessee” Ernie Ford (with Orchestra Conducted by Jack Fascinato) (Vocal with Orchestra) in 1956; B-kant van Sixteen Tons [Capitol F3262] (45 rpm)

(1957: Shorty Long [RCA Victor 47-6873] (45 rpm)

(#127 album-hit voor The Caravelles in 1964 (LP: You Don’t Have to Be a Baby to Cry) [Smash Records SRS-67044]

(1964: Bill Anderson (LP: Bill Anderson Sings) [Decca DL 74499]

(#63 C&W-hit voor Ann J. Morton (Produced by Larry Morton) in 1977 [Prairie Dust Records PD 7613] (45 rpm)

(1982: Skeeter Davis (LP: Live Wire) [51-West Q 16295]

1996: R. Kelly – I Believe I Can Fly (4 weken 2)
I Believe I Can Fly - R. Kelly

(vandaag 20 jaar geleden)
(R. Kelly [ = Robert Sylvester Kelly]
(Music from and inspired by the motion picture Space Jam)
(Written, Produced and Arranged by R. Kelly)
(Lead Vocals performed by R. Kelly)
(Recorded by Stephen George at Battery Studios, Chicago)
(Assistant Recording Engineers: Chris Brickley and Rick Behrens)
(Mixed by R. Kelly and Stephen George at Chicago recording Co.)
(Assistant Mix Engineer: Ron Lowe)
(Programming by R. Kelly and Stephen George)
(String Orchestra recorded by Carl Robinson at United Sound Systems – Studio A., Detroit)
(Keyboard: Percy Bady)
(Background Vocals performed by The Luv Club Choir)
(Directed by Percy Bady)
(Strings by Paul Riser and The Motown Romance Orchestra)
(Motown Romance Orchestra led by Hart Hollman)
(Executive Producer: Barry Hankerson)
(Mastered by “Big Bass” Brian Gardner and by Bernie Grundman at Bernie Grundman Mastering, Hollywood)

(#40 album-hit voor Kenny G Featuring Yolanda Adams (Album Producers: Walter Afanasieff & Clive Davis) in 2004 op de Kenny G (CD: At Last…The Duets Album) [Arista ‎82876-62470-2]

Adult Standards/Timeless Classics

1963: The Tymes – And That Reminds Me [Parkway Records] [albumtrack]
And That Reminds Me - The Tymes

(vandaag 53 jaar geleden)
(Al Stillman; Camillo Bargoni)
(Arranged And Conducted By Billy Jackson And Roy Straigis)

(#117 US album-hit {Timeless Classic Song op radiostation KIXI (880 AM) Mercer Island-Seattle, Washington}  (LP: The Sound of the Wonderful Tymes) [Parkway Records P-7038]

(#12 US-hit voor Della Reese (Vocal with Honey Dreamers) (Orch. Accomp. Symphony House) (Musical Director: Billy Rock) {Timeless Classic Song op radiostation KIXI (880 AM) Mercer Island-Seattle, Washington} op 21 oktober 1957 [Jubilee 45-5292] (45 rpm)

Billboard Easy Listening chart:

1974: Chicago – Wishing You Were Here [Columbia 3-10049] (1 week 1)
Wishing You Were Here - Chicago
(vandaag 42 jaar geleden)
(Peter Cetera)
(Produced by James William Guercio)

(#11 hit in de Hot 100 op 30 november 1974)

1991: Richard Marx – Keep Coming Back [Capitol Records ‎NR-44753] (4 weken 1)
Keep Coming Back - Richard Marx
(vandaag 25 jaar geleden)
(Tekst & Muziek: Richard Marx)
(Produced by Richard Marx)

(#12 hit in de Hot 100 op 21 december 1991)

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

1963: The Caravelles – You Don’t Have To Be A Baby To Cry [Smash S-1852] (1 week 2)
You Don’t Have To Be A Baby To Cry - The Caravelles 2
(vandaag 53 jaar geleden)
(Bob Merrill; Terry Shand)
(Produced by B.P.R., England)

(#3 hit in de Hot 100 op 21 december 1963)

{Timeless Classic Song op radiostation KIXI (880 AM) Mercer Island-Seattle, Washington}

(Het origineel is van Moon Mullican (Vocal by Moon Mullican with String Band) uit 1950 [King 868] (78 rpm)

(#10 C&W-hit voor Ernest Tubb (Singing with Instrumental Accompaniment)  in 1950 [Decca 9-46257] (45 rpm)

(#78 pop-hit voor “Tennessee” Ernie Ford (with Orchestra Conducted by Jack Fascinato) (Vocal with Orchestra) in 1956; B-kant van Sixteen Tons [Capitol F3262] (45 rpm)

(1957: Shorty Long [RCA Victor 47-6873] (45 rpm)

(1964: Bill Anderson (LP: Bill Anderson Sings) [Decca DL 74499]

(#63 C&W-hit voor Ann J. Morton (Produced by Larry Morton) in 1977 [Prairie Dust Records PD 7613] (45 rpm)

(1982: Skeeter Davis (LP: Live Wire) [51-West Q 16295]

1968: Judy Collins – Both Sides Now [Elektra EK 45639] (2 weken 3)
Both Sides Now - Judy Collins

(vandaag 48 jaar geleden)
(Joni Mitchell)
(Produced by Mark Abramson & David Anderle)

(#8 hit in de Hot 100 op 21 december 1968)

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

(#18 album-hit voor Frank Sinatra (Arranged & Produced by Don Costa) (Conducted by Bill Miller) als From Both Sides, Now in 1968 (LP: Cycles) [Reprise Records ‎FS 1027]

(#38 Easy Listening-hit voor Harpers Bizarre (Produced by Lenny Waronker) (Arranged by Perry Botkin Jr.) in 1968 [Warner Bros. Seven Arts Records 7200] (45 rpm)

(#128 Bubling Under-hit voor Johnstons (Produced by Nathan Josephs) in 1968 [Telegrammaton Records T-1507] (45 rpm)

(1968: Catherine McKinnon (LP: Both Sides Now) [Arc AS 777] {Canadese persing}

(1968: Anne Murray (Producer: Brian Ahern) (LP: What About Me) [ARC AS 782]

(1968: Leonard Nimoy (LP: The Way I Feel) [Dot Records DLP 25,883]

(#19 album-hit voor Oliver (Produced and Directed by Bob Crewe) (Arranged by Hutch Davie) als Both Sides Now (Clouds) in 1969 (LP: Good Morning Starshine) [Crewe CR-1333]

(#31 album-hit voor Joni Mitchell {Classic Non-Hot 100 Song in Joel Whitburn’s Top Pop Singles 1955-2010} in 1969 (LP: Clouds) [Reprise RS 6341]

(#73 album-hit voor Mantovani and His Orchestra (Producer: Tony D’Amato) (Engineer: Arthur Lilley) in 1969 (LP: The Mantovani Scene) [London PS 548]

(#88 album-hit voor Percy Faith His Orchestra And Chorus (Produced by Jack Gold) (Arranged and Conducted by Percy Faith) (Engineering by Jack Lattig) in 1969 (LP: Those Were the Days) [Columbia CS 9762]

(#91 pop-hit voor Dion als From Both Sides Now (Prod. by Laurie Productions-Phil Gernhard) (Arr. by Dave Mul_Aney) in 1969 [Laurie LR 3495] (45 rpm)

(#110 album-hit voor Dick Hyman (Synthesized on the Moog by Dick Hyman) (Arranged and Produced by Dick Hyman) (Programming by Walter Sear) (Mixing: Fred Christie, Fine Recording) (Mastering: Lee Hulco, Sterling Sound) in 1969 (LP: The Age of Electronicus) [Command RS 946 SD]

(#135 album-hit voor Robert Goulet (Produced by Jimmy Wisner) (Sound Supervision: Warren Vincent) (Engineering: Stan Tonkel, Jack Lattig, Peter Romano, Stan Weiss) in 1969 (LP: Both Sides Now) [Columbia CS 9763]

(#143 album-hit voor Gabor Szabo (Produced by Gary McFarland) (Technical Director: Dave Sanders) (Executive Producer: Norman Schwartz) in 1969 (LP: Gabor Szabo 1969) [Skye SK 9]

(#153 album-hit voor John Davidson (Produced by Tim O’Brien) (Arranged and Conducted by Everett Gordon) (Engineering: Stan Tonkel, Rafael O. Valentin) in 1969 (LP: John Davidson) [Columbia CS 9795]

(1969: Skeeter Davis (Arranged and Produced by Ronnie Light) (LP: Maryfrances) [RCA Victor LSP-4200]

(1969: Joel Grey (LP: Black Sheep Boy) [Columbia CS 9794]

(1969: Tony Mottola (Instrumental) (LP: Tony Mottola Joins the Guitar Underground) [Project 3 Total Sound Stereo PR 5035 SD]

(1969: Nana Mouskouri als Je n’ai rien appris (LP: Dans le soleil… et dans le vent) [Fontana 885 558 MY] {Franse versie}

(#7 album-hit in Engeland voor Andy Williams (Produced by Dick Glasser; Conceived by Mason Williams) (Arranged & Conducted by Al Capps) (Engineers: Rafael O. Valentin & Peter Romano) in 1970 (LP: Can’t Help Falling in Love) [CBS S 64067]

(#12 album-hit voor Glen Campbell ‎(Arranged and Conducted by Al de Lory) (Produced by Al de Lory) (Recording Engineers: Joe Polito & Pete Abbott) in 1970 (LP: Try a Little Kindness) [Capitol SW-389]

(#43 album-hit voor Andy Williams Williams (Produced by Dick Glasser; Conceived by Mason Williams) (Arranged & Conducted by Al Capps) (Engineers: Rafael O. Valentin & Peter Romano) in 1970 (LP: Raindrops Keep Fallin’ on My Head) [Columbia CS 9896]

(#157 album-hit voor Boots Randolph (Producer: Fred Foster) (Arranger/Conductor: Bill Walker) (Engineer: Tommy Strong) in 1970 (LP: Hip Boots 1970) [Monument SLP-18144]

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

(1970: Willie Nelson (LP: Both Sides Now) [RCA Victor LSP 4292]

(#7 hit in Nederland voor Euson (Produced by Hans van Baaren) in 1971 [Polydor 2050 067] (45 rpm)

(#92 album-hit voor Tom Clay in 1971 (Produced by Tom Clay) (Arranged by Artie Butler) (LP: What the World Needs Now Is Love) [MoWest MW 103L]

(1973: Katja Ebstein als Beide Seiten (LP: Katja) [United Artists Records UAS 29 495] {Duitse versie}

(1973: Jim Nabors (Produced by Snuff Garrett) (Arranged by Al Capps) (LP: The Twelfth of Never) [Columbia KC 32377]

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

(2002: Bruce Foulke And Howard Kleinfeld (CD: A Shade of Paradise: More Music for a Virtual Vacation) [North Star Music NS 169]

1985: Mr. Mister – Broken Wings [RCA PB-14136] (3 weken 3)
Broken Wings - Mr. Mister

(vandaag 31 jaar geleden)
(Richard Page; Steve George; John Lang)
(Produced by Paul Devilliers And Mr. Mister)

(#1 hit in de Hot 100 op 7 december 1985)

(#81 album-hit in Engeland voor Gloria Gaynor (Produced by Steve Rowland) (Arranged by Richard Niles) in 1986 (LP: The Power of Gloria Gaynor) [Stylus Music ‎SMR 618]

(#197 album-hit voor Rick Springfield in 2005 (CD: The Day After Yesterday) [Gomer 481200-2]

(#2 album-hit voor Clay Aiken in 2006 (CD: A Thousand Different Ways) [RCA ‎82876-78846-2]

2013: Mary J. Blige – This Christmas (1 week 2)
This Christmas - Mary J. Blige
(vandaag 3 jaar geleden)
(Nadine McKinnor; Donny Pitts)
(Produced And Arranged By David Foster)
(Co-Produced And Mixed By Jochem van der Saag)
(Executive Producer: Kendu Isaacs)

(Het origineel is van Donny Hathaway (Arranged by Donny Hathaway) (Produced by Don-Ric Enterprises) {Adult Contemporary Classic Song op radiostation KOSI 101.1 FM, Denver, Colorado} uit 1970 [Atco Records 45-6799] (45 rpm)

(1982: Gladys Knight & The Pips (LP: That Special Time of Year) [Columbia PC 38114]

(1984: The Gap Band op de various artists (LP: A Total Experience Christmas) [Total Experience TEL 8 5707]

(#18 album-hit [Christmas Charts] voor Patti LaBelle in 1990 (CD: This Christmas) [MCA Records MCAD 10113]

(1990: Harry Connick Jr. and Branford Marsalis op de various artists (CD: A Jazzy Wonderland) [Columbia CK 46805]

(1991: Stephanie Mills (CD: Christmas) [MCA Records MCAD-10427]

(#43 album-hit [Christmas Charts] voor Gloria Estefan in 1993 (CD: Christmas Through Your Eyes) [Epic EK 57567]

(#34 album-hit voor Destiny’s Child in 2001 (CD: 8 Days of Christmas) [Columbia CK 86098]

(#160 album-hit voor Ashanti in 2003 (CD: Ashanti’s Christmas) [The Inc. Records B0001612-02]

(#7 album-hit [Christmas Charts] voor Faith Evans in 2006 (CD: A Faithful Christmas) [Capitol Records ‎0946 3 32191 2 0]

(#27 R&B-hit voor Chris Brown in 2008 in de film This Christmas met in de hoofdrollen Delroy Lindo, Idris Elba, Loretta Devine, Chris Brown, Columbus Short en Regina King, ging op 25 oktober 2007 in het American Black Film Festival in première en draait vanaf 21 november 2007 in heel Amerika)

(#102 album-hit voor Aretha Franklin in 2008 (CD: This Christmas) [DMI Records R2 516593]

(#1 Easy Listening-hit voor Seal op 2 januari  2016)

1959: Marty Robbins – El Paso [Columbia 4-41511] (7 weken 1)
El Paso - Marty Robbins

(vandaag 57 jaar geleden)
(Marty Robbins)

(#1 hit in de Hot 100 op 4 januari 1960)

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

(1960: Rikki Henderson (Accompaniment directed by Steve Stannard) [Embassy 45-WB 382] (45 rpm)

(1960: Homer And Jethro (Producer Chet Atkins) als El Paso – Numero dos [RCA Victor 47-7704] (45 rpm)

(1960: John de Mol met Los Hijos del Sur [Decca FM 264 311] (45 rpm) {Nederlandse versie}

(1960: Western Trio (Das Orchester Johannes Fehring) [Polydor NH 24 213] (45 rpm) {Duitse versie}

(1961: Pat Boone (Orchestra Conducted by Billy Vaughn) (LP: Great! Great! Great!) [Dot DLP 3346]

(#56 album-hit voor The Brothers Four (Arranged by Milt Okun) in 1963 (LP: The Big Folk Hits) [Columbia CS 8833]

(1963: Vincent Van Dijck And His Fellows op de EP El Paso [Fellowfoon FF 102] (45 rpm)

(1964: Grady Martin (Instrumental) [Decca 31691] (45 rpm)

(#120 album-hit voor The Mariachi Brass! Featuring Chet Baker (Arranged and Conducted by Jack Nitzsche) als Cuando calienta el sol in 1966 (LP: A Taste of Tequila) [World Pacific WPS 21839]

(1967: Hank Snow (LP: Spanish Fire Ball and Other Great Hank Snow Stylings) [RCA Victor LSP 3857]

(1968: Jim Ed Brown (LP: Country’s Best on Record) [RCA Victor LSP 4011]

(1974: Ray Anthony (Arr. & Cond. by Jack Pleis) [Ranwood Records R-1008] (45 rpm)

(#56 album-hit voor Grateful Dead (Produced by Grateful Dead) (Recorded by Bill Wolf) (Assistant Engineer: Fred Bradford) (Recorded October 16th through 20th, 1974 at Winterland, San Francisco) (Mixed by Bear & Phil at The Burbank Studios, Burbank) (Stereo Synthesis by Bear & John Neal) (Chief Engineer: John Neal) (Engineers: Steve Brimmer, Frank Jones, Andy MacDonald & Jim Walker) (Mastered by Bear & Bob McCloud at Artisan, Hollywood) in 1976 (LP: Steal Your Face) [Grateful Dead Records GD-LA620]

(1982: The Cats; B-kant van La diligence [Boni 83001] (45 rpm)

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

1968: Glen Campbell – Wichita Lineman [Capitol Records 2302] (2 weken 1)Wichita Lineman - Glen Campbell

(vandaag 48 jaar geleden)
(Jim Webb)
(Produced by: Al De Lory)
(Produced, Arranged and Conducted by Al de Lory)

(#3 hit in de Hot 100 op 11 januari 1969)

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

(#1 album-hit voor Glen Campbell (Produced, Arranged & Conducted by Al de Lory) in 1968 (LP: Wichita Lineman) [Capitol Records ST-103]

(#2 album-hit in Engeland voor Tom Jones in 1969 (LP: This Is Tom Jones) [Decca SKL 5007]

(#4 album-hit voor Tom Jones in 1969 (LP: This Is Tom Jones) [Parrot PAS 71028]

(#9 album-hit voor Andy Williams (Arranged by Al Caps) in 1969 (LP: Happy Heart) [Columbia CS 9844]

(#25 album-hit voor Smokey Robinson & The Miracles in 1969 (LP: Time Out for Smokey Robinson and the Miracles) [Tamla TS-295]

(#33 Easy Listening-hit voor The Larry Page Orchestra (Produced by Larry Page) in 1969 [45-Page One 21,018]

(#34 Easy Listening-hit voor Sergio Mendes & Brasil ’66 (Produced by Sergio Mendes) in 1969 [A&M Records 1132-S] (45 rpm)

(#50 album-hit voor O.C. Smith in 1969 (LP: For Once in My Life) [Columbia CS 9756]

(#51 album-hit voor Tony Joe White in 1969 (LP: Black and White) [Monument SLP 18114]

(#54 album-hit voor The Dells in 1969 (LP: Love Is Blue) [Cadet LPS-829] {medley: Wichita Lineman & By the Time I Get to Phoenix}

(#71 album hit voor Sergio Mendes & Brasil ‘66 in 1969 (LP: Ye-Me-Le) A&M Records SP 4236]

(#74 album hit voor The Lettermen (Produced by Al De Lory) (Orchestra Arranged and Conducted by Mort Garson) (Vocal arrangements are by The Lettermen and Wilson Brown) (Special thanks to Doug Curran) in 1969 (LP: I Have Dreamed) [Capitol Records ‎ST-202]

(#77 album hit voor Eddy Arnold in 1969 (LP: Songs of the Young World) [RCA Victor LSP 4110]

(#81 album-hit voor Joe Simon in 1969 (LP: The Chokin’ Kind) [Sound Stage 7 SSS 15006]

(#95 album-hit voor Billy Vaughn in 1969 (LP: The Windmills of Your Mind) [Dot Records DLP 25,937]

(#101 album-hit voor Ray Conniff And The Singers (Arranged and Conducted by Ray Conniff) (The Recording Sessions for This Album Were Supervised and Produced by Jack Gold) (The Sound Was Supervised by Bob Ballard) (Engineering: Jack Lattig) in 1969 (LP: I Love How You Love Me) [Columbia CS 9777]

(#145 album-hit voor Jim Nabors in 1969 (LP: Galveston) [Columbia CS 9817]

(#186 album-hit voor Pete Fountain (Clarinet Solos With Instrumental Accompaniment) (Recorded at Bradley’s Barn, Nashville, Tennessee, engineered by Jerry Bradley) (Produced By Charles Bud Dant) in 1969 (LP: Those Were the Days) [Coral CRL 757505]

(#193 album-hit voor Peter Nero (Arranged and Conducted by Claus Ogerman) in 1969 (LP: I’ve Gotta Be Me) [Columbia CS 9800]

(1969: Ronnie Aldrich And His Two Pianos with London Festival Orchestra (LP: Destination Love) [London Phase 4 SP 44135]

(1969: Charlie Byrd (Produced, Arranged and Conducted by Teo Macero) (Engineering: Stan Tonkel, John Guerriere, Arthur Kendy) (LP: The Great Byrd) [Columbia CS 9747]

(1969: Lenny Dee (Arranged by Bill McElhiney) (LP: Little Green Apples) [Decca DL 75112]

(1969: Katja Ebstein (Producer: Siegfried E. Loch) (Arranged & Conducted by Ingfried Hoffmann) als Der Draht in der Sonne [Liberty 15 184 A] (45 rpm) {Duitse versie}

(1969: Tennessee Ernie Ford (LP: The New Wave – Pop Plus Country Plus Folk) [Capitol Records ST 218]

(1969: Jack Greene (LP: Until My Dreams Come True) [Decca DL 75086]

(1969: Mike Leander and his orchestra (Produced By Mike Leander) (Recorded In England) (LP: A Time for Young Love) [Decca DL 75144]

(1969: Tony Mottola (Instrumental) (LP: Tony Mottola Joins the Guitar Underground) [Project 3 Total Sound Stereo PR 5035 SD]

(1969: I Nomadi (Adapt.: Giulio Rapetti Mogol) (Orch. dir de Gian Piero Reverberi) als L’auto corre lontano, ma io corro da te (Wichita Lineman) [Columbia 3C 006-1718 M SCMQ 7135] (EMI) (45 rpm) {Italiaanse versie}

(1969: The Larry Page Orchestra (Produced by Larry Page) (Saxophone from Bill Lewington) (LP: Instrumentally Yours) [Page One POLS 013]

(1969: Reg Presley of the Troggs (Accompanied by The Larry Page Orchestra); B-kant van Lucinda Lee [Page One POF 131] (45 rpm)

(1969: Dick Rosmini (Arranged by Paul Lewinson) (LP: A Genuine Rosmini) [Imperial LP-12440]

(1969: The Scarlets; B-kant van One Way Ticket [45-Philips PF 355 357] {uit Denemarken}

(1969: John Andrews Tartaglia (LP: Tartaglian Theorem) [Capitol Records ST-166]

(1969: Jeannie Seely (LP: Jeannie Seely) [Decca DL 75093]

(1969: Sonny Stitt (Arranged & Conducted by Jimmy Mundy) (LP: Come Hither) [Solid State SS-18057]

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

(#200 album-hit voor The Meters in 1970 (LP: Struttin’) [Josie JOS 4012]

(1970: Sammy Davis Jr. (Arranged by Billy Strange and George Rhodes) (LP: Something for Everyone) [Motown MS-710]

(1970: Horst Jankowski And His Studio Orchestra (LP: Jankowskeynotes) [MPS Records CRA 818]

(1970: Anthony Armstrong Jones (Produced by Cliff Williamson) (LP: Take a Letter Maria) [Chart Records CHS-1027]

(1970: The New Apocalypse (LP: Stainless Soul) [MTA Records MTS 5017]

(1970: Young-Holt Unlimited (LP: Mellow Dreamin’) [Cotillion SD 18001]

(#52 album-hit voor Ray Charles in 1971 (LP: Volcanic Action of My Soul) [ABC Records/TRC ABCS-726]

(#92 album-hit voor José Feliciano (Instrumental) (Produced by Rick Jarrard) (Strings and Woodwinds Arranged by Al Capps) in 1971 (LP: Encore! José Feliciano’s Finest Performances) [RCA Victor LSPX-1005]

(#122 album-hit voor Kool And The Gang (Prod. & Arr. by Gene Redd) in 1971 (LP: Kool And The Gang Live at the Sex Machine) [De-Lite Records DE2008]

(#220 Bubbling Under album-hit voor Al De Lory (Arr. Al De Lory) (Produced by Phil Wright) (Executive Producer for Capitol Records: Mauri Lathower) in 1971 (LP: Love Story) [Capitol ST-677]

(1971: Les Humphries ‎(LP: Super Star Sound – Piano Concerto) [Decca ‎SLK 16713-P]

(#198 album-hit voor The Nite-Liters (Produced by Fuqua III Productions) (Arranged and Conducted by The Nite-Liters) in 1972 (LP: Instrumental Directions) [RCA Victor LSP-4580]

(1972: Dennis Brown (LP: Super Reggae & Soul Hits) [Trojan Records TRLS.57]

(1972: The Fatback Band (LP: Let’s Do It Again) [Perception PLP-28]

(1972: Sounds Orchestral (Arranged Conducted And Featuring Johnny Pearson) (LP: Sleepy Shores) [Pye NSPL 41003]

(1973: Val Doonican with Fabric (Orchestra directed by Kenny Woodman) (Choral arrangements: Carey Wilson) (Engineering: Peter J. Olliff, Dick Swaneveld & Bernie O’Gorman) (Production: John Franz) (LP: Rocking Chair Favourites) [Philips 6326 035]

(1975: Eddy Mitchell als Seul est l’indompté (LP: Made in USA) [Barclay XBLY 90 028] {Franse versie}

(1977: Ronnie Aldrich, His Pianos And Orchestra With The Ladybirds (LP: Webb Country) [London Phase 4 Stereo SP 44278]

(#171 album-hit voor Glen Campbell With The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (Arranger: John Tartaglia-Jimmy Webb) (Produced by Glen Campbell) (Engineer Armin Steiner) (Jimmy Webb and Alan Ainsworth Conducted) (Piano – T.J. Kuenster) (Drums – George Green) (Bass – Bill McCubbin) (Banjo, Guitar – Carl Jackson) (Acoustic Guitar – Fred Tackett) (Glen Campbell was presented at the Royal Festival Hall, London by the Ember Concert Division) (Background Vocals: Billie Barnum, Ann With, Stephanie Spruill) (Recorded in England) (℗ 1977) in 1978 (LP: Glen Campbell Live at the Royal Festival Hall) [Capitol Records ‎SWBC-11707]

(Vandaag precies 48 jaar geleden op 21 december 1968 wordt de Apollo 8 gelanceerd. Het is het eerste bemande ruimtevaartuig dat rond de maan cirkelt. Voor deze missie wordt de Saturn V als draagraket gebruikt. Na een verblijf van ruim 20 uur in een baan om de maan wordt de terugreis naar aarde aanvaard. Op 27 december 1968 landt de capsule in de Stille Oceaan en wordt opgepikt door de U.S.S. Yorktown.)

1985: George Strait – The Chair [MCA Records MCA-52667] (1 week 1)
The Chair - George Strait

(vandaag 31 jaar geleden)
(Hank Cochran; Dean Dillon)
(Produced By Jimmy Bowen And George Strait)

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

1991: Brooks & Dunn – My Next Broken Heart [Arista 07822-12337-7] (2 weken 1)
My Next Broken Heart - Brooks & Dunn

(vandaag 25 jaar geleden)
(Don Cook; Ronnie Dunn; Kix Brooks)
(Produced By Scott Hendricks And Don Cook)

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

2002: Toby Keith – Who’s Your Daddy? (1 week 1)
Who’s Your Daddy - Toby Keith

(vandaag 14 jaar geleden)
(Toby Keith)

(#22 hit in de Hot 100 op 21 december 2002)

Billboard Rhythm & Blues chart:

1963: The Kingsmen – Louie Louie [Wand 143] (6 weken 1)
Louie Louie - The Kingsmen
(vandaag 53 jaar geleden)
(Richard Berry)
(“Lead vocal by Jack Ely”)
(A Jerden Production by Ken Chase & Jerry Dennon)

(#2 hit in de Hot 100 op 14 december 1963)

(Het origineel is van Richard Berry and The Pharaohs uit 1957 [Flip Records, Inc. 45-321] (45 rpm)

(1961: Rockin Robin Roberts [Etiquette ET-1] (45 rpm)

(#103 Bubbling Under-hit voor Paul Revere And The Raiders (Prod. by Roger Hart) in 1963 [Columbia 4-42814] (45 rpm)

(#13 album-hit voor The Beach Boys in 1964 (LP: Shut Down Volume 2) [Capitol Records ST-2027]

(#103 album-hit voor Otis Redding in 1964 (LP: Pain in My Heart) [Atco Records SD 33-161]

(#13 album-hit voor The Kinks in 1965 (LP: Kinks-Size) [Reprise RS 6158]

(#16 album-hit voor The Ventures in 1965 (LP: The Ventures à Go-Go) [Dolton BST-8037]

(#33 album-hit voor Jan & Dean (Orchestra Arranged by Hal Blaine) (Arranged and Produced by Jan Berry in 1965 (LP: Command Performance/Live in Person) [Liberty LST-7403]

(1965: The Invictas (LP: The Invictas à Go-Go) [Sahara Records SA-101]

(#71 album-hit voor Paul Revere & The Raiders Featuring Mark Lindsay in 1965 (LP: Here They Come!) [Columbia CS 9107]

(1965: Sonics; B-kant van Cinderella [Etiquette ET-23] (45 rpm)

(#8 album-hit voor The Beach Boys in 1966 (LP: Best of the Beach Boys) [Capitol Records DT-2545]

(#8 album-hit in Engeland voor The Troggs in 1966 (LP: From Nowhere) [Fontana TL.5355]

(#13 album-hit voor The Sandpipers ‎(Produced By Tommy LiPuma) (Arranged By Nick DeCaro) (Engineered By Bruce Botnick) (Spanish Consultant: Miss Consuelo Ortega) in 1966 (LP: Guantanamera) [A&M Records ‎SP-4117]

(#30 pop-hit voor The Sandpipers (Arranged by Nick De Caro) (Produced by Tommi Li Puma) in 1966 [A&M Records 819] (45 rpm)

(#97 hit pop-voor The Kingsmen (“Lead vocal by Jack Ely”) (A Jerden Production by Ken Chase & Jerry Dennon) in 1966 [Wand 143] (45 rpm) {dezelfde versie}

(#126 album-hit voor Sandy Nelson in 1966 (LP: Boss Beat) [Imperial LP-12298]

(#128 Bubbling Under-hit voor Travis Wammack (Instrumental) in 1966 [Atlantic 45-2322] (45 rpm)

(#135 album-hit voor Mongo Santamaria (Arranged by Robert Mersey) in 1966 (LP: Hey! Let’s Party) [Columbia CS 9273]

(1966: Ace Cannon (Arrangements: Reggie Young, Jerry Arnold) (Engineer: Ray Harris) (Supervision: Joe Cuoghi) (LP: Sweet & Tuff) [Hi Records SHL 32030]

(1966: The Sonics (LP: Boom) [Etiquette ET-ALBS-027]

(1966: Swamp Rats [St. Clair MF-69] (45 rpm)

(1966: West Coast Pop Art Experimental Band (LP: West Coast Pop Art Experimental Band Volume One) [Fifo Records M-101]

(1966: Tony Lane & The Fabulous Spades (LP: Introducing Baby Please Don’t Go) [Justice JLP 133]

(1966: The Beau Brummels (LP: Beau Brummels 66) [Warner Bros. WS 1644]

(#9 album-hit voor Paul Revere & The Raiders in 1967 (LP: Greatest Hits) [Columbia KCS 9462]

(1968: Africa (Produced by Lou Adler) als Medley: Louie, Louie/Ode to Billie Joe (LP: Music from “Lil Brown”) [Ode Z12 44014]

(1968: The Tams (LP: A Little More Soul) [ABC Records ABCS-627]

(#43 album-hit voor The Mothers of Invention (At the Royal Albert Hall in London) in 1969 (LP: Uncle Meat) [Bizarre 2MS 2024]

(1969: Julie London (Producer: Tommy Oliver) (Orchestra Arranged and Conducted by Tommy Oliver) (Engineers: Bruce Ellison and Ami Hadani) (LP: Yummy, Yummy, Yummy) [Liberty LST-7609]

(#39 Easy Listening-hit voor Sounds Orchestral (Produced by John Schroeder) in 1970 [Janus Records J-124] (45 rpm)

(#71 album-hit voor John Belushi in 1978 op de various artists Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (LP: National Lampoon’s: Animal House) [MCA Records MCA-3046]

(#89 pop-hit voor John Belushi (Arranged By Rob Mounsey & Paul Griffin) (Produced By Kenny Vance) (Associate Producer: Joe Ferla) in 1978 [MCA Records MCA-40950] (45 rpm) in de film National Lampoon’s Animal House)

(#33 album-hit voor Stanley Clarke & George Duke in 1981 (LP: The Clarke/Duke Project) [Epic FE 36918]

(1981: Charlie Harper (LP: Stolen Property) [Flicknife Records Sharp 100]

(#89 pop-hit voor Fat Boys (Produced and edited by Albert Cabrera and Tony Moran) (mastered at Sterling Sound, NYC by José Rodriguez) in 1988 [Tin Pan Apple/Mercury 871 010-7] (45 rpm)

(#78 album-hit voor Robert Plant (℗ 1993) in 1994 op de various artists Music from the Motion Picture (CD: Wayne’s World 2) [Reprise 9362-45485-2]

(2006: Demi Moore in de film Bobby)

1974: Tavares – She’s Gone [Capitol 3957] (1 week 1)
She’s Gone - Tavares
(vandaag 42 jaar geleden)
(Daryl Hall; John Oates)
(Produced by Dennis Lambert & Brian Potter)

(#50 hit in de Hot 100 op 21 december 1974)

(#7 pop-hit voor Daryl Hall & John Oates (Produced by Arif Mardin) (Arr. by Daryl Hall & John Oates, Chris Bond & Arif Mardin) (Recorded at Atlantic Recording Studios, New York, NY) (℗ 1973) in 1976 [Atlantic 45-3332] (45 rpm)

1985: Eugene Wilde – Don’t Say No Tonight [Philly World Records 7-99608] (3 weken 1)
Don’t Say No Tonight - Eugene Wilde
(vandaag 31 jaar geleden)
(Ronald Broomfield; McKinley Horton)
(Produced by Donald R. Robinson)
(Mixed by Nick Martinelli and Bruce Weeden)

(#76 hit in de Hot 100 op 11 januari 1986)

1991: Shanice – I Love Your Smile (4 weken 1)
I Love Your Smile - Shanice
(vandaag 25 jaar geleden)
(Narada Michael Walden; Sylvester Jackson; Shanice Wilson; Jarvis Baker)
(Produced And Arranged by Narada Michael Walden)
(Executive Producers: Jheryl Busby, Narada Michael Walden)
(Drums & Programming: Narada Michael Walden)
(Keyboards & Programming: Louis Biancaniello)
(Saxophone Solo: Branford Marsalis)
(Background Vocals & Rap: Shanice Wilson)

(#2 hit in de Hot 100 op 1 februari 1992)

1996: R. Kelly – I Believe I Can Fly (6 weken 1)
I Believe I Can Fly - R. Kelly 2
(vandaag 20 jaar geleden)
(R. Kelly [ = Robert Sylvester Kelly]
(Music from and inspired by the motion picture Space Jam)
(Written, Produced and Arranged by R. Kelly)
(Lead Vocals performed by R. Kelly)
(Recorded by Stephen George at Battery Studios, Chicago)
(Assistant Recording Engineers: Chris Brickley and Rick Behrens)
(Mixed by R. Kelly and Stephen George at Chicago recording Co.)
(Assistant Mix Engineer: Ron Lowe)
(Programming by R. Kelly and Stephen George)
(String Orchestra recorded by Carl Robinson at United Sound Systems – Studio A., Detroit)
(Keyboard: Percy Bady)
(Background Vocals performed by The Luv Club Choir)
(Directed by Percy Bady)
(Strings by Paul Riser and The Motown Romance Orchestra)
(Motown Romance Orchestra led by Hart Hollman)
(Executive Producer: Barry Hankerson)
(Mastered by “Big Bass” Brian Gardner and by Bernie Grundman at Bernie Grundman Mastering, Hollywood )

(#2 hit in de Hot 100 op 21 december 1996)

(#40 album-hit voor Kenny G Featuring Yolanda Adams (Album Producers: Walter Afanasieff & Clive Davis) in 2004 op de Kenny G (CD: At Last…The Duets Album) [Arista ‎82876-62470-2]

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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:

1957: Paul Anka – Diana (8 weken 1)
(vandaag 59 jaar geleden)
(Paul Anka)
(Orch. and Chorus conducted by Don Costa)

(#1 hit in de US Top 100 op 9 september 1957)

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

(#98 hit in Amerika voor Bobby Rydell (Produced by David Axelrod and Frank Day) in 1965 [Capitol Records 5352] (45 rpm)

1981: Men At Work – Down Under [CBS BA 222891] (6 weken 1)
(vandaag 35 jaar geleden)
(Tekst: Colin Hay /Muziek: Colin Hay; Roy Strykert)
(Produced by Peter Mclan)
(Engineered by Jim Barbour)
(Recorded at Richmond Recorders)

(#1 hit in de US Hot 100 op 15 januari 1983)

2008: Wes Carr – You [Sony Music ‎88697436702] (1 week 1)
(vandaag 8 jaar geleden)
(T. Jay; Adam Argyle)
(Produced by Bryon Jones)
(Mixed by Brian Paturalski)
(Mastered by Martin Pullan at Edensound Mastering, Melbourne)
(CD-single)

2014: Mark Ronson Feat. Bruno Mars – Uptown Funk! (6 weken 1)
(vandaag 2 jaar geleden)
(Mark Ronson; Bruno Mars; Philip Lawrence; Jeff Bhasker)
(Produced by Mark Ronson, Jeff Bhasker and Bruno Mars)
(Vocals and drums by Bruno Mars)
(Guitars, Linn drum and programming by Mark Ronson)
(Keyboards and talkbox by Jeff Bhasker)
(Bass by Jamareo Artis)
(Additional keyboards by Phred Brown)
(Trumpets by Dave Guy, Michael Leonhart and Jimmy King)
(Tenor saxophones by Neal Sugarman and Dwayne Dugger)
(Baritone saxophone by Ian HendrixsonSmith)
(Trombones by Ray Mason and Kameron Whalum)
(Recorded at Royal Studios, Memphis, TN; Dunham Studios, Brooklyn, NY; Zelig Studios, London, UK; Enormous Studios, Venice, CA)
(Engineered by Mark Ronson, Boo Mitchell, Charles Moniz, Wayne Gordon, Josh Blair and Inaam Haq)
(Additional engineering by Ken Lewis, Devin Nakao, Matthew Stevens and Riccardo Damian)
(Mixed by Serban Ghenea at MixStar Studios)
(Assisted by John Hanes)
(Mastered by Tom Coyne at Sterling Sound)
(Bevat samples uit All Gold Everything van Trinidad James (2012)

(#1 hit in de US Hot 100 op 17 januari 2015)

Nieuw-Zeeland:

1980: Joe Dolce Music Theatre – Shaddap You Face (5 weken 1)
(vandaag 36 jaar geleden)
(Joe Dolce)
(Recorded at Flagstaff Studios Melbourne, Australia in conjunction with Full Moon Records)
(Produced by Joe Dolce and Ian McKenzie)

(#53 hit in de US Hot 100 op 11 juli 1981)

1992: Whitney Houston – I Will Always Love You (11 weken 1)
(vandaag 24 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}

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Australia and New Zealand charts sourced from Wikipedia

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