22 december

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

De nummer 1-hits van 22 december

Best Selling Singles/Billboard Hot 100:

1923: Eddie Cantor – No, No, Nora (2 weken 1)
No, No, Nora
(vandaag 93 jaar geleden)
(Tekst: Gus Kahn /Muziek: Ted Fiorito; Ernie Erdman)

(1923: Vincent Lopez And His Hotel Pennsylvania Orchestra; B-kant van That Old Gang of Mine [OKeh 4938] (78 rpm)

(1951: Doris Day in de film I’ll See You in My Dreams)

1945: Bing Crosby with Carmen Cavallaro At The Piano – I Can’t Begin To Tell You [Decca 23457] (6 weken 1)
I Can’t Begin To Tell You - Bing Crosby with Carmen Cavallaro
(vandaag 71 jaar geleden)
(Muziek: James V. Monaco /Tekst: Mack Gordon)
(Vocal with Instrumental Accompaniment)

(Het origineel is van John Payne in de film The Dolly Sisters met in de hoofdrollen Betty Grable, John Payne & June Haver, ging op 5 oktober 1945 in Chicago, Illinois en op 14 november 1945 in New York City in première)

(#5 hit voor Harry James and his Orchestra (Vocal Chorus by Ruth Haag) in 1946 [Columbia 36867] (78 rpm)

(#7 hit voor Andy Russell with Paul Weston and his Orchestra (Vocal with Orchestra) in 1946 [Capitol 221] (78 rpm)

(#9 hit voor Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye (Vocal refrain by Nancy Norman) 1946 [Victor 20-1720] (78 rpm)

(1958: Kitty La Nier; B-kant van I Still Walk Alone (Trumpet Accomp. Leon Merrian) [20 Fox 45-111] (78 rpm)

(#113 Bubbling Under-hit voor Jane Morgan (with Orchestra Directed by Frank Hunter) in 1959 [Kapp K-284] (45 rpm)

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

(1959: Brook Benton (LP: It’s Just a Matter of Time) [Mercury SR-60077]

(#132 Bubbling Under-hit voor Buddy Gredo (Arr. & Cond.: Marty Manning) in 1965 [Epic 5-9817] (45 rpm)

(1968: Jimmy Roselli (Orchestra Conducted by Larry Wilcox and George Siravo) (LP: Sweet Sounds of Success) [United Artists UAS 6686]

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

(1983: Willie Nelson (Produced and Arranged by Booker T. Jones) [Columbia 38-04263] (45 rpm)

(Eén week later op 24 december 1945 komt de Regionale Omroep Zuid als onderdeel van het Militair Gezag en Radio Herrijzend Nederland voor het eerst in de lucht. Deze is opgericht om programma’s te verzorgen voor Limburg. Vanaf de start in 1945 tot het voorjaar van 1979 is de omroep gehuisvest in een oud herenhuis aan de Van Hasseltkade in Maastricht. Begin 1977 wordt een begin gemaakt voor de nieuwbouw van een nieuw pand in de Maastrichtse wijk Mariaberg.)

1958: The Chipmunks (Alvin, Theodore & Simon) With The Music of David Seville – The Chipmunk Song [Liberty F-55168] (4 weken 1)
The Chipmunk Song - The Chipmunks

(vandaag 58 jaar geleden)
(Ross Bagdasarian)
(Vocal with Orchestra)

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

(#41 hit voor David Seville and The Chipmunks (Alvin, Theodore & Simon) (Vocal with Orchestra) als The Chipmunk Song (Christmas Don’t Be Late) in 1959 [Liberty F-55250] (45 rpm)

(#45 hit voor David Seville and The Chipmunks (Alvin, Theodore & Simon) (Vocal with Orchestra) als The Chipmunk Song (Christmas Don’t Be Late) in 1960 [Liberty F-55250] (45 rpm)

(#39 hit voor David Seville and The Chipmunks (Alvin, Theodore & Simon) (Vocal with Orchestra) als The Chipmunk Song (Christmas Don’t Be Late) in 1962 [Liberty F-55250] (45 rpm)

(#40 hit voor David Seville and The Chipmunks (Alvin, Theodore & Simon) (Vocal with Orchestra) als The Chipmunk Song (Christmas Don’t Be Late) in 1962 [Liberty F-55250] (45 rpm)

(#66 hit voor Alvin And The Chipmunk als The Chipmunk Song (2007) in 2008 [20th Century Fox] {nieuwe opname}

1962: The Tornadoes – Telstar [London 45-LON 9561] (3 weken 1)
Telstar - The Tornadoes

(vandaag 54 jaar geleden)
(Joe Meek)
(R.G.M. Sound Production [ = Joe Meek]

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

(1962: Kenny Hollywood (Music Director: Ivor Raymonde) (Production: Joe Meek) als Magic Star [Decca 45-F 11546] (45 rpm)

(1962: Les Compagnons De La Chanson (Adapt. Jacques Plante – Arggt. Jean Broussolle) als Telstar – Une étoile en plein jour op de EP Les Compagnons de la Chanson Vol. 3 [Polydor 27.015] (45 rpm)

(1962: Colette Deréal (Adapt. Jacques Plante) (Orchestre Jean Bouchety) als Telstar (Une étoile en plein jour) op de EP Telstar [Polydor 27 026] (45 rpm)

(#8 album-hit voor Ventures in 1963 (LP: The Ventures Play Telstar, The Lonely Bull)

(#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]

(#45 album-hit voor The Tornadoes in 1963 (LP: The Original Telstar: The Sounds of the Tornadoes) [London LL.3279]

(1963: The Eagles (LP: Smash Hits! from the Eagles) [Pye NPL.18084] {uit Engeland}

(1963: Camillo Felgen als Telstar (Irgendwann, erwacht ein neuer Tag) [45-La voix de son maître EGF 623]

(1963: Caterina Valente (Adapt: Giulio Rapetti Mogol/Gaspare Gabriele Abbate) (canto) (con accomp orchestrale) (Aprile 1963) als Telstar [Decca 45-C 16604] (45 rpm)

(1964: The Routers (Arranged by Ray Pohlman) (LP: The Routers Play 1963’s Great Instrumental Hits) [Warner Bros. WS 1524]

(1973: Rod Hunter (LP: Moog) [London SKL 4348]

(1977: Spotnicks (Prod.: Bob Lander) (Arr.: Bo Winberg) (Studio: Tal & Ton, Göteborg) (Techniker: Bob Lander) (LP: The Great Snowman) [Mariann International ‎MILP 1300]

1979: Rupert Holmes – Escape (The Piña Colada Song) [Infinity INF 50,035] (3 weken 1)
Escape (The Pina Colada Song) - Rupert Holmes
(vandaag 37 jaar geleden)
(Rupert Holmes)
(Produced By Rupert Holmes & Jim Boyer)

1984: Madonna – Like A Virgin [Sire 7-29210] (6 weken 1)
Like A Virgin - Madonna

(vandaag 32 jaar geleden)
(Billy Steinberg; Tom Kelly)
(Produced By Nile Rodgers)

(#87 hit voor Glee Cast in 2010)

2001: Nickelback – How You Remind Me (4 weken 1)
How You Remind Me - Nickelback

(vandaag 15 jaar geleden)
(Tekst: Chad Kroeger /Muziek: Nickelback [ = Chad Kroeger, Ryan Peake & Ryan Vikdal)
(Produced by Pick Parashar and Nickelback)
(Mixed by Randy Staub)
(Chad Kroeger
– lead vocals and guitars)
(Ryan Peake – guitars and vocals)
(Mike Kroeger – bass)
(Ryan “Nik” Vikdal – drums)

2012: Bruno Mars – Locked Out Of Heaven (6 weken 1)
Locked Out Of Heaven - Bruno Mars

(vandaag 4 jaar geleden)
(Bruno Mars; Philip Lawrence; Ari Levine)
(Produced by The Smeezingtons, Jeff Bhasker, Emile Haynie and Mark Ronson)
(Recorded by Ari Levine at Levcon Studios, Hollywood, CA)
(Additional Engineering by Charles Moniz)
(Recorded at Daptone Studios by Mark Ronson & Wayne Gordon & at Avatar Studios by Alalal & Mark Ronson)
(Assisted by Bob Mallory and Tyler Hartman)
(Mixed by Manny Marroquin at Larrabee Studios, Los Angeles, CA)
(Guitars: Bruno Mars)
(Bass: Nick Movshon)
(Drums: Homer Steinweiss)
(Keyboards: Jeff Bhasker)
(DJ Shit: Mark Ronson)
(Additional Drums, Keys And FX by Emile Haynie)
(Gear and Vibes provided by Artie Smith)

Billboard: “Net geen N°1-hits”

1900: Dan Quinn – When Reuben Comes To Town [Columbia Gramophone Company 31481] (3 weken 2)
When Reuben Comes To Town
(vandaag 116 jaar geleden)
(Tekst: J. Cheever Goodwin /Muziek: Maurice Levi)
(wax cylinder)

(Het origineel is van Jeannette Begeard, Della Fox, Gus Rogers & Max Rogers in de Broadway-musical theaterproductie Rogers Brothers in Central Park, ging op 17 september 1900 in Victoria Theatre, NY in première. Na 80 keer is in april 1901 de laatste voorstelling)

(#1 hit voor S.H. Dudley op 16 maart 1901 [78-Gram-O-Phone Record 519]

1917: Marion Harris – They Go Wild, Simply Wild, Over Me [Victor 18343] (2 weken 2)
They Go Wild Simply Wild Over Me - Marion Harris
(vandaag 99 jaar geleden)
(Tekst: Joe McCarthy /Muziek: Fred Fisher)
(Comedienne with Orchestra)

(1961: Leslie Uggams With Mitch Miller’s Sing Along Chorus (LP: Leslie Uggams On TV) [Columbia CS 8506]

(1972: Ian Whitcomb (Arranged by Ian Whitcomb) (Produced by Neil Innes) (Album produced by Neil Innes) (Engineer: David Heath Hadfield) (Tape Operator: John Edwardes) (Recorded at Maximum Sound Studios, Old Kent Road, London)  LP: Under the Ragtime Moon) [United Artists Records UA-LA021 F]

1923: Henry Burr – Just A Girl That Men Forget [Victor 19131] (1 week 3)
Just A Girl That Men Forget - Henry Burr
(vandaag 93 jaar geleden)
(Al Dubin; Fred Rath; Joe Garren)
(Tenor with Orchestra)

(B-kant van My Pal van John Steel)

(#12 hit voor Lewis James in 1924 [78-OKeh 4929]

1928: Helen Kane – I Wanna Be Loved By You [Victor 21684] (2 weken 2)
I Wanna Be Loved By You - Helen Kane
(vandaag 88 jaar geleden)
(Tekst: Bert Kalmar /Muziek: Herbert Stothart; Harry Ruby)
(Comedienne with Orchestra)

(#8 hit voor Ben Selvin & His Orchestra in 1929 [78-Columbia 1604-D]

(Het origineel is van Helen Kane & Dan Healy in de Broadway-musical theaterproductie Good Boy, ging op 5 september 1928 in Hammerstein’s Theatre, NY in première. Na 253 keer is op 13 april 1929 de laatste voorstelling)

(1950: Debbie Reynolds (gedubbed door Helen Kane) in de film Three Little Words)

(1957: Bill McGuffie (at the Piano) (LP: Goodnight) [Imperial LP-9047]

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

(1959: Barney Kessel (LP: Some Like It Hot) [Contemporary Records S 7565]

(1959: Adolph Deutsch and his Orchestra als Down Among the Sheltering Palms/La Cumprasita/I Wanna Be Loved By You op de various artist Original Music from the Motion Picture Soud Track (LP: Some Like It Hot) [United Artists UAL 4030]

(1959: Marilyn Monroe with Matty Malneck And His Orch. op de various artist Original Music from the Motion Picture Soud Track (LP: Some Like It Hot) [United Artists UAL 4030]

(#34 album-hit voor Dorothy Provine, The Chorus Girls, The Trio and Pinky and her Playboys als Medley Three: I Wanna Be Loved by You/Someone to Watch Over Me/Don’t Bring Lulu in 1961 (LP: The Roaring 20’s) [Warner Bros. Records WS 1394]

(#27 album-hit voor Sinéad O’ Connor in 1992 (CD: Am I Not Your Girl?)

1934: Paul Whiteman and his Orchestra – You’re The Top [Victor 24769] (3 weken 2)
You’re The Top - Paul Whiteman
(vandaag 82 jaar geleden)
(Tekst & Muziek: Cole Porter)
(Vocal refrain by Peggy Healy & John Hauser)

(Het origineel is van Ethel Merman & William Gaxton in de Broadway-musical theaterproductie Anything Goes, ging op 21 november 1934 in Alvin Theatre, NY in première. Na 420 keer is op 16 november 1935 de laatste voorstelling)

(#17 hit voor Dorsey Brothers’ Orchestra (with Vocal Chorus) in 1934 [Decca 319] (78 rpm)

(#4 hit voor Ethel Merman in 1935 [78-Brunswick 7342]

(#10 hit voor Cole Porter (Tenor with Piano) in 1935 [Victor 24766] (78 rpm)

(1936: Bing Crosby & Ethel Merman in de film Anything Goes)

(1946: Ginny Simms & Cary Grant in de film Night and Day)

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

(#7 album-hit voor Billy May And His Orchestra in 1955 (LP: Sorta-May) [Capitol T-562]

(1956: Bing Crosby, Mitzi Gaynor, Donald O’Connor & Zizi Jeanmaire in de film Anything Goes)

(#15 album-hit voor Ella Fitzgerald (Arrangements and Orchestra Conducted by Buddy Bregman) in 1956 (LP: Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Cole Porter Song Book) [Verve Records MG V-4001-2]

(1957: Sammy Davis, Jr. And Carmen McRae (With Orchestra Directed by Jack Pleis) (LP: Boy Meets Girl) [Decca DL 8490]

(1958: Ray Ellis and His Orchestra ‎(LP: Let’s Get Away from It All) [Columbia ‎CS 8051]

(#2 album-hit voor The Command All-Stars ‎(Produced And Originated By Enoch Light) (Terry Snyder, Charles Magnante, Bob Haggart, Tony Mottola, Willie Rodriguez, Moe Wechsler, Urbie Green, Bobby Byrne, Pee Wee Erwin, Artie Marotti, Dominic Cortese, Ezelle Watson, Russ Banzer, Stanley Webb, Milt Yaner, Leonard Calderon, George Dessinger, Bernie Kaufman) (℗ 1959) in 1960 ‎(LP: Provocative Percussion) [Command ‎RS-806-S.D.]

(1960: Louis Armstrong (Arranged and Conducted by Russell Garcia) (Recorded August 14, 1957, at Capitol Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles) (LP: I’ve Got the World on a String) [Verve Records MG VS-6101]

(1982: Diana Rigg (St: Evil Under the Sun)

(#38 album-hit voor Barbra Streisand in 1991 (CD: Just for the Record…) [Columbia 44111]

(2003: Stacey Kent {Nostalgia Classic Song op radiostation KEZW Studio 1430 AM Denver, Colorado} {Timeless Classic Song op radiostation KIXI (880 AM) Mercer Island-Seattle, Washington} (CD: The Boy Next Door) [Candid ‎CCD 79797]

(2014: Diana Panton (CD: Red) [Ewise Digital Multimedia Corp EW-112858]

 1951: Jo Stafford with Paul Weston & his Orchestra and The Norman Luboff Choir – Shrimp Boats [Columbia 4-39581] (2 weken 2)
Shrimp Boats - Jo Stafford

(vandaag 65 jaar geleden)
(Paul Mason Howard; Paul Weston)

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

(#16 hit voor Dolores Gray With Music Camarata (Vocal With Chorus And Orchestra) in 1951 [Decca 27832] (78 rpm)

(1951: Bill Farrell (Orchestra and Chorus conducted by George Bassman) [MGM 11113] (78 rpm)

(#28 hit voor Mickey Katz and His Orchestra (Vocal with Orchestra) als Herring Boats (Shrimp Boats) in 1952 [Capitol F1961] (45 rpm)

(1962: Claude Gray And The Merry Melody Singers (Orchestra Conducted by Jerry Kennedy) (LP: Country Goes to Town) [Mercury SR-60718]

(#134 Bubbling Under-hit voor Jerry Jackson (Arr. & Cond. by Burt Keyes) (Prod. by Clyde Otis) in 1964 als Shrimp Boats (Jamaican Ska) [Columbia 4-43056] (45 rpm)

1962: Chubby Checker – Limbo Rock [Parkway Records P-849] (2 weken 2)
Limbo Rock - Chubby Checker

(vandaag 54 jaar geleden)
(Billy Strange; Jon Sheldon)

(B-kant van Popeye (The Hitchhiker)

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

(#10 album-hit voor Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass (Produced by Herb Alpert and Jerry Moss) (At Conway Recorders, Hollywood, California) (Engineer: Charles Underwood) (Mastering: Ami Hadani) in 1962 (LP: The Lonely Bull) [A&M Records 101]

(#40 hit voor The Champs {het origineel} in 1962 [Challenge 9131] (45 rpm)

(#93 album-hit voor The Ventures in 1962 (LP: Going to the Ventures Dance Party!) [Dolton Records BST-8017]

(1970: C.B. Atkins and C. E. Snow (Chet Atkins and Hank Snow) (Arranged by Bill Walker) (Produced by Chet Atkins and Ronny Light) (Recorded in RCA’s “Nashville Sound” Studio, Nashville, Tennessee) (Recording Engineer: Tom Pick) (Recording Technician: Leslie Ladd) (LP: By Special Request) [RCA Victor ‎LSP-4254]

Billboard Easy Listening chart:

1979: Stevie Wonder – Send One Your Love [Tamla T 54303F] (4 weken 1)
Send One Your Love - Stevie Wonder
(vandaag 37 jaar geleden)
(Stevie Wonder)
(Produced & Arranged by Stevie Wonder)

(#4 hit in de Hot 100 op 22 december 1979)

(2005: Vanessa Williams (Produced by Rob Mathes) (Executive Producers: Vanessa Williams, Matt Walden and Michael Gruber) (CD: Everlasting Love) [Lava ‎93802-2]

1984: Jermaine Jackson – Do What You Do [Arista AS1-9279] (3 weken 1)
Do What You Do - Jermaine Jackson

(vandaag 32 jaar geleden)
(Ralph Dino; Larry Ditomaso)
(Produced by Jermaine Jackson)
(Co-Produced by Dick Rudolph)
(Executive Producer: Clive Davis)

(#13 hit in de Hot 100 op 5 januari 1985)

2007: Josh Groban – I’ll Be Home For Christmas (3 weken 1)
I’ll Be Home For Christmas - Josh Groban

(vandaag 9 jaar geleden)
(Tekst & Muziek: Walter Kent; Kim Gannon; Buck Ram)

(#95 hit in de Hot 100 op 30 december 2006)

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

(#110 Bubbling Under-hit op 29 december 2007)

(#3 pop-hit voor Bing Crosby With John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra (Vocal with Orchestra) {Nostalgia Classic Song op radiostation KEZW Studio 1430 AM Denver, Colorado} als I’ll Be Home for Christmas (If Only in My Dreams) op 25 december 1943 [Decca 18570] (78 rpm)

(#19 pop-hit voor Bing Crosby With John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra (Vocal with Orchestra) {Nostalgia Classic Song op radiostation KEZW Studio 1430 AM Denver, Colorado} als I’ll Be Home for Christmas (If Only in My Dreams) in 1944 [Decca 18570] (78 rpm) {dezelfde versie}

(#1 album-hit voor Bing Crosby (With Orchestra Conducted By Gordon Jenkins) {Nostalgia Classic Song op radiostation KEZW Studio 1430 AM Denver, Colorado} in 1945 (LP: Merry Christmas) [Decca A-403] (78 rpm Box Set)

(#1 album-hit voor Perry Como in 1946 (LP: Merry Christmas Music) [RCA Victor P-161] (78 rpm Box Set)

(#16 album-hit voor Jackie Gleason in 1956 (LP: Merry Christmas) [Capitol W-758]

(#1 album-hit voor Elvis Presley in 1957 (LP: Elvis’ Christmas Album) [RCA Victor LOC-1035]

(#8 album-hit voor Perry Como with Ruse Case and His Orchestra in 1957 (LP: Perry Como Sings Merry Christmas Music) [RCA Victor LMP-1243]

(#18 album-hit voor Frank Sinatra {Nostalgia Classic Song op radiostation KEZW Studio 1430 AM Denver, Colorado} in 1957 (LP: A Jolly Christmas from Frank Sinatra) [Capitol W-894]

(#3 album-hit voor Johnny Mathis with Percy Faith and His Orchestra {Nostalgia Classic Song op radiostation KEZW Studio 1430 AM Denver, Colorado} in 1958 (LP: Merry Christmas) [Columbia CL 1195]

(1958: Ken Griffin (LP: The Organ Plays at Christmas) [Columbia CL 692]

(1959: The Mills Brothers (Conducted by Mort Lindsey) (Arrangements by Larry Gordon) {Timeless Classic Song op radiostation KIXI (880 AM) Mercer Island-Seattle, Washington} (LP: Merry Christmas) [Dot DLP 25,232]

(#102 Bubbling Under-hit voor Bing Crosby with John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra (Vocal with Orchestra) als I’ll Be Home for Christmas (If Only in My Dreams) in 1960 [Decca 9-23779] (45 rpm) {dezelfde versie}

(#39 album-hit voor Pat Boone in 1962 (Orchestra and chorus conducted by Mort Lindsey) (LP: White Christmas) [Dot DLP 3222]

(#100 album-hit voor Lawrence Welk and his Orchestra in 1962 (LP: Silent Night and 13 Other Best Loved Christmas Songs) [Dot 3397]

(#6 album hit [Christmas Charts] voor The Beach Boys {Timeless Classic Song op radiostation KIXI (880 AM) Mercer Island-Seattle, Washington} in 1964 (LP: The Beach Boys’ Christmas) [Capitol Records ST-2164]

(1964: Doris Day (Arranged by Pete King) (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]

(#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]

(#18 album hit [Christmas Charts] voor The Lettermen (Vocal Arrangement by Wilson Brown and The Lettermen) (Arranged and Conducted by Richard Hazard (Produced by Steve Douglas) {Timeless Classic Song op radiostation KIXI (880 AM) Mercer Island-Seattle, Washington} in 1966 (LP: For Christmas This Year) [Capitol Records ST-2587]

(#1 album-hit [Christmas Charts] voor Dean Martin (Produced by Jimmy Bowen) (Arranged by Ernie Freeman & Bill Justis) {Timeless Classic Song op radiostation KIXI (880 AM) Mercer Island-Seattle, Washington} in 1966 (LP: The Dean Martin Christmas Album) [Reprise Records RS 6222]

(1966: Johnny Tillotson (Arranged And Conducted By Stan Applebaum) (LP: The Christmas Touch) [MGM SE4402]

(#1 album-hit [Christmas Charts] voor Glen Campbell (Arranged and Conducted by Al de Lory) in 1968 (LP: That Christmas Feeling) [Capitol ST-2978]

(#10 album-hit [Christmas Charts] voor Tony Bennett (Music Arranged and Conducted by Robert Farnon) (Produced by Jack Gold) {Nostalgia Classic Song op radiostation KEZW Studio 1430 AM Denver, Colorado} in 1968 (LP: Snowfall/The Tony Bennett Christmas Album) [Columbia CS 9739]

(#145 album-hit voor Carpenters (Conceived & Produced by Richard Carpenter) (Associate Producer: Karen Carpenter) (Arranged And Orchestrated By Billy May) {Nostalgia Classic Song op radiostation KEZW Studio 1430 AM Denver, Colorado} {Timeless Classic Song op radiostation KIXI (880 AM) Mercer Island-Seattle, Washington} in 1978 (LP: Christmas Portrait) [A&M Records ‎SP-3210]

(#6 album-hit [Christmas Charts] voor Ricky Van Shelton in 1989 (CD: Ricky Van Shelton Sings Christmas) [Columbia CK 45269]

(#2 album-hit voor Amy Grant {Nostalgia Classic Song op radiostation KEZW Studio 1430 AM Denver, Colorado} in 1992 (CD: Home for Christmas) [A&M Records ‎31454 0001 2]

(1992: The Glenn Miller Orchestra (Arranged by John La Barbera) {Timeless Classic Song op radiostation KIXI (880 AM) Mercer Island-Seattle, Washington} (CD: In the Christmas Mood) [LaserLight Digital 15 418]

(1992: Joe Williams (Produced by Ralph Jungheim) (Recording Engineers: Jim Mooney & John Eargle) (Second Engineers: Jerry Wood & Erik Blank) (Digital editing: Bill Lighter, K. Disc Mastering) (Recorded live to two-track digital at Sage & Sound Recording, Hollywood, CA. March & April, 1991) {Timeless Classic Song op radiostation KIXI (880 AM) Mercer Island-Seattle, Washington} op de various artists (CD: All-Star Merry Christmas) [LaserLight Digital 15 416]

(#36 album-hit voor Vanessa Williams (Produced by Jeff Kievit) (Executive Producers: Bruce Carbone and Vanessa Williams) {Nostalgia Classic Song op radiostation KEZW Studio 1430 AM Denver, Colorado} ‎in 1996 [Star Bright Mercury ‎314 532 827-2]

(#14 album-hit [Christmas Charts] voor Carly Simon in 2002 (CD: Christmas Is Almost Here) [Rhino 8122-78166-2]

(#42 album-hit voor Kenny Chesney in 2003 (CD: All I Want for Christmas Is a Real Good Tan) [BNA Records BNA82876-51808-2]

(#33 album-hit voor Bette Midler (Produced By Robbie Buchanan) (Executive Producer: Jay Landers) (Associate Producer: Bette Sussman) {Timeless Classic Song op radiostation KIXI (880 AM) Mercer Island-Seattle, Washington} in 2006 (CD: Cool Yule) [Columbia ‎8697 01924 2]

(2006: Tierny Sutton, Indiana University Singing Hoosiers, Dr. Michael Schwartzkop {Nostalgia Classic Song op radiostation KEZW Studio 1430 AM Denver, Colorado} op de Erich Kunzel, Cincinnati Pops Orchestra (CD: Christmastime Is Here) [Telarc CD-80538]

(#1 album-hit voor Josh Groban (Produced And Arranged David Foster) (Recorded And Mixed By Humberto Gatica) (Engineering, Programming And Sound Design By Jochem van der Saag) {Nostalgia Classic Song op radiostation KEZW Studio 1430 AM Denver, Colorado} in 2007 (CD: Noël) [143 Records 231548-2]

(#77 album-hit voor Kristin Chenoweth (Arranged By Jorge Calandrelli) (Conducted By Jonathan Tunick) (Produced By Robbie Buchanan) (Executive Producer: Jay Landers) {Nostalgia Classic Song op radiostation KEZW Studio 1430 AM Denver, Colorado} {Timeless Classic Song op radiostation KIXI (880 AM) Mercer Island-Seattle, Washington} in 2008 (CD: A Lovely Way to Spend Christmas) [Sony Classical ‎88697-34256-2]

(#164 album-hit voor Sheryl Crow {Timeless Classic Song op radiostation KIXI (880 AM) Mercer Island-Seattle, Washington} in 2010 (CD: Home for Christmas) [Hallmark LPR7502]

(#1 album-hit voor Michael (Produced by David Foster) (Mixed by Jochem van der Saag) {Nostalgia Classic Song op radiostation KEZW Studio 1430 AM Denver, Colorado} {Timeless Classic Song op radiostation KIXI (880 AM) Mercer Island-Seattle, Washington} in 2011 (CD: Christmas) [143 Records 528350-2]

(#81 album-hit voor John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John {Timeless Classic Song op radiostation KIXI (880 AM) Mercer Island-Seattle, Washington} in 2012 (CD: This Christmas) [Universal ‎B0017624-02]

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

1962: Nat King Cole – Dear Lonely Hearts [Capitol Records 4870] (2 weken 2)
Dear Lonely Hearts - Nat King Cole

(vandaag 54 jaar geleden)
(Bob Halley; Emil J. Anton)
(Produced by: Lee Gillette)
(With Music Conducted By Belford Hendricks)

(#13 hit in de Hot 100 op 29 december 1962)

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

(#24 album-hit voor Nat King Cole (With Orchestra And Chorus Conducted by Belford Hendricks) in 1962 (LP: Dear Lonely Hearts) [Capitol Records T-1838]

2012: Lady Antebellum – A Holly Jolly Christmas (Totaal: 2 weken 2)
A Holly Jolly Christmas - Lady Antebellum

(vandaag 4 jaar geleden)
(Johnny Marks)
(Produced by Paul Worley with Lady Antebellum)
(terug op 2: 05-01-2013 (1 week)

(Het origineel is van Burl Ives (Vocal With Chorus And Instrumental Accompaniment) {Nostalgia Classic Song op radiostation KEZW Studio 1430 AM Denver, Colorado} {Timeless Classic Song op radiostation KIXI (880 AM) Mercer Island-Seattle, Washington} uit 1964 [Decca 31695] (45 rpm)

(1964: The Quinto Sisters (Arr. and Cond. by Frank Hunter) (Produced by Warren Vincent) [Columbia  4-43166] (45 rpm)

(#51 C&W-hit voor Alan Jackson {Nostalgia Classic Song op radiostation KEZW Studio 1430 AM Denver, Colorado} in (℗ 1992) in 1993 (Produced By Keith Stegall) [Arista 07822-10001-7] (45 rpm)

(#53 C&W-Airplay-hit voor Jerrod Niemann in 2013)

 Billboard Country & Western chart:

1951: Carl Smith – Let Old Mother Nature Have Her Way [Columbia 4-20862] (8 weken 1)
Let Old Mother Nature Have Her Way - Carl Smith
(vandaag 65 jaar geleden)
(Loys Southerland; Louis Clark)
(Vocal with String Band Acc.)

1973: Merle Haggard – If We Make It Through December [Capitol 3746] (4 weken 1)
If We Make It Through December - Merle Haggard
(vandaag 43 jaar geleden)
(Merle Haggard)
(Produced by Ken Nelson)

(#28 hit in de Hot 100 op 29 december 1973)

(#190 album-hit voor Merle Haggard and The Strangers in 1974 (LP: If We Make It Through December) [Capitol Records ST-11276]

1984: The Judds (Wynonna and Naomi) – Why Not Me [RCA/Curb Records BP-13923] (2 weken 1)
Why Not Me - The Judds
(vandaag 32 jaar geleden)
(Harlan Howard; Sonny Throckmorton; Brent Maher)
(Produced by Brent Mahler)

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

2007: Taylor Swift – Our Song (6 weken 1)
Our Song - Taylor Swift

(vandaag 9 jaar geleden)
(Taylor Swift)

(#16 hit in de Hot 100 op 19 januari 2008)

2012: Florida Georgia Line – Cruise (24 weken 1)
Cruise - Florida Georgia Line

(vandaag 4 jaar geleden)
(Tyler Hubbard; Brian Kelley; Joey Moi; Chase Rice; Jesse Rice)

(#16 hit in de Hot 100 op 1 december 2012)

(#4 pop-hit voor Florida Georgia Line Featuring Nelly in 2013) {Remix}

Billboard Rhythm & Blues chart:

1984: Midnight Star – Operator [Solar 7-69684] (5 weken 1)
Operator - Midnight Star

(vandaag 32 jaar geleden)
(Bo Watson; Reggie Calloway; Belinda Lipscomb)
(Arranged by Midnight Star)
(Produced by Reggie Calloway)

(#18 hit in de Hot 100 op 2 februari 1985)

1990: Tony! Toni! Tone! – It Never Rains (In Southern California) [Wing Records 879 068-7] (2 weken 1)
It Never Rains (In Southern California) - Tony! Toni! Tone!
(vandaag 26 jaar geleden)
(Raphael Wiggins; Tim Christian)
(Executive Producer: Ed Eckstine)
(Produced, Arranged, Composed Played and Sung by Tony! Toni! Toné!)

(#34 hit in de Hot 100 op 16 februari 1991)

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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:

1951: Dinah Shore – Sweet Violets (4 weken 1)
(vandaag 65 jaar geleden)
(Charles Grean; Cy Coben)
(With Henri René’s Orchestra and Chorus)

(#3 hit in de US Pop Singles Charts op 11 augustus 1951)

(Het refrein van deze song werd op schrift gezet door Joseph K. Emmett in 1881 voor zijn toneelstuk Fritz Among the Gypsies uit 1882)

(#11 hit in Amerika voor Jane Turzy With Remo Biondi And His Orchestra (Vocal By Jane And Her Echo) in 1951 [Decca 9-27668] (45 rpm)

(#22 hit in Amerika voor Doris Drew (Cliff Parman Orchestra) (Vocal by Doris Drew with Jack Halloran Singers) in 1951 [Mercury 5673-X45] (45 rpm)

(#4 hit in West-Duitsland voor Rudi Carrell (Arrangiert von Cornelius op den Zieken) als Goethe war gut in 1978 [M Music MRC 6666] (45 rpm) {Duitse versie}

(#22 hit in Nederland voor Jan Boezeroen als Vondel was goed in 1979 [Telstar TS 2807 TF] (45 rpm)

ex aequo:

1951: Jane Turzy With Remo Biondi And His OrchestraSweet Violets (4 weken 1)
(vandaag 65 jaar geleden)
(Cy Coben; Charles Grean)
(Vocal By Jane And Her Echo)

(#11 hit in de US Pop Singles Charts op 1 september 1951)

 1986: Pseudo Echo – Funky Town [EMI – EMI 1883] (7 weken 1)
(vandaag 30 jaar geleden)
(Steve Greenberg)
(Produced by Brian Canham)
(Engineered by Ian ‘Mack’ McKenzie)
(Recorded and Mixed at Platinum, Australia)

(#6 hit in de US Hot 100 op 18 juli 1987)

(#1 hit in Amerika voor Lipps Inc. (Produced By Steven Greenberg) (Executive Producer: Steven Prods.) {het origineel} als Funkytown (℗ 1979) op 31 mei 1980 [Casablanca NB 2233] (45 rpm)

(#86 hit in Amerika voor Alvin And The Chipmunks als Funkytown in 2008)

Nieuw-Zeeland:

1967: The Royal Guardsmen – Snoopy’s Christmas [London NZL.985] (2 weken 1)
(vandaag 49 jaar geleden)
(Hugo Peretti & Luigi Creatore; George David Weiss)
(Engineer: Bruce Staple)
(Produced by Gernhard Enterprises)
(Recorded at Allegro Sound Studios)

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

1996: Mo Thugs Family featuring Layzie Bone, Krayzie Bone, Tré , Ken Dawg & Souljah Boy – Thug Devotion (1 week 1)
(vandaag 20 jaar geleden)
(Anthony Henderson; Steve Howse; Kendon Anthony; Kimberly Cromartie; Rebecca Forsha; Bobby Jones; Willie Shaw; Nikol Williams)
(Produced by Bobby Jones)
(Executive Producers: Krayzie Bone, Layzie Bone)
(Bevat replayed samples uit Devotion van Earth, Wind & Fire (1974)

2014: Mark Ronson Feat. Bruno Mars – Uptown Funk! (9 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)

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Australia and New Zealand charts sourced from Wikipedia

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