25 december

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

De nummer 1-hits van 25 december

Best Selling Singles/Billboard Hot 100:

1948: Spike Jones and his City Slickers – All I Want For Christmas (Is My Two Front Teeth) [RCA Victor 20-3177] (3 weken 1)
All I Want For Christmas - Spike Jones

(vandaag 68 jaar geleden)
(Tekst & Muziek: Don Gardner)
(Vocal refrain by George Rock)

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

(#18 hit voor Spike Jones and his City Slickers (Vocal refrain by George Rock) als My Two Front Teeth (All I Want for Christmas) in 1950 [RCA Victor 47-2963] (45 rpm) {dezelfde versie}

(2013: Big Bad Voodoo Daddy (Produced By Scotty Morris And Joshua Levy) (Executive Producer: Big Bad Voodoo Daddy) (Arranged Orchestrated And Conducted By Joshua Levy) {Timeless Classic Song op radiostation KIXI (880 AM) Mercer Island-Seattle, Washington} als All I Want for Christmas (Is My Two Front Teeth) (CD: It Feels Like Christmas Time) [Savoy Jazz SVY17965]

1965: The Dave Clark Five – Over And Over [Epic 5-9863] (1 week 1)
Over And Over - The Dave Clark Five
(vandaag 51 jaar geleden)
(R. Byrd [ = Bobby Day]
(Produced by Dave Clark)

(#41 hit voor Bobby Day (Vocal With Orchestra) {het origineel} in 1958; B-kant van Rock-In Robin [Class 229] (45 rpm)

(#96 hit voor Thurston Harris;  B-kant van You’re Gonna Need Me in 1958 [Aladdin 45-3430] (45 rpm)

(#4 album-hit voor The Righteous Brothers in 1965 (LP: You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin’)

(1966: I Camaleonti als I capelloni [45-Kansas DM 1009] {Italiaanse versie}

(Enkele dagen later op 31 december 1965 beginnen op 242 meter in de middengolf de testuitzendingen van Radio Scotland. Deze proefprogramma’s komen vanaf het zendschip the Comet. Dit ligt drieëneenhalve mijl uit de kust bij het Schotse Dunbar. Tommy Shields is de eigenaar van Radio Scotland. Op 14 augustus 1967 verdwijnt het station uit de lucht als in Groot-Brittannië een anti-zeezenderwet van kracht wordt.)

1971: Melanie – Brand New Key [Neighborhood Records NRA-4201] (3 weken 1)
Brand New Key - Melanie
(vandaag 45 jaar geleden)
(Melanie Safka)
(Produced by Peter Schekeryk)

(#138 album-hit voor Ray Conniff And The Singers in 1972 (LP: I’d Like to Teach the World to Sing) [KC 31220]

1993: Mariah Carey – Hero [Columbia 38-77224] (4 weken 1)
Hero - Mariah Carey

(vandaag 23 jaar geleden)
(Mariah Carey; Walter Afanasieff)
(Produced and Arranged by Walter Afanasieff and Maria Carey)

(#81 hit voor Mariah Carey als Never Too Far/Hero Medley in 2001)

(2001: Neal Schon (CD: Voice) [Higher Octave Music HOMCD 72438-10418-2-6]

(#97 hit voor Nas feat. Keri Hilson in 2008)

Billboard: “Net geen N°1-hits”

1909: Billy Murray and Haydn Quartet – The Hat My Father Wore On St. Patrick’s Day [Victor 16365] (3 weken 3)
The Hat My Father Wore On St. Patrick’s Day - Billy Murray
(vandaag 107 jaar geleden)
(William Jerome; Jean Schwartz)
(Tenor with Male Quartet)
(And orchestra)

(B-kant van Down at the Huskin’ Bee van Collins and Harlan)

1915: John McCormack – Adeste Fidelis (Oh, Come, All Ye Faithful) [Victrola 74436] (1 week 2)
Adeste Fidelis (Oh, Come, All Ye Faithful) - John McCormack
(vandaag 101 jaar geleden)
(Engelse tekst: Frederick Oakeley (℗ 1841) /Muziek: John Francis Wade (℗ 1782)
(Tenor and Male Chorus)
(With orchestra and chimes-In Latin)

(Tune by Marcus Portugal, 1763-1834)

(In het Nederlands bekend als Komt allen tezamen)

(1897: Brass Quartet from Sousa’s Band als Adeste Fideles [Berliner 826] (7-inch disc)

(1899: Original Lyric Trio with William F. Hooley als Adeste Fideles [Berliner 0771]

(1901: Charles D’Almaine)

(#7 hit voor Peerless Quartet als O Come, All Ye Faithful in 1905 [78-Columbia Record 32823]

(1908: Haydn Quartet (Male Quartet) (with orchestra) als Oh, Come, All Ye Faithful (Adeste Fidelis); B-kant The Home Over There van Harry Macdonough and Haydn Quartet [Victor 16197] (78 rpm)

(#5 hit voor Associated Glee Clubs of America als Adeste Fideles in 1925 [78-Columbia 50013-D]

(#1 album-hit voor Bing Crosby with John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra (Vocal with Orchestra and Max Terr’s Mixed Chorus) (Sung In Latin and English) {Nostalgia Classic Song op radiostation KEZW Studio 1430 AM Denver, Colorado} als Adeste Fidelis Oh, Come, All Ye Faithful in 1945 (LP: Merry Christmas) [Decca A-403] (78 rpm Box Set)

(#1 album-hit voor Perry Como with Organ and Choir and conducted by Russ Case {Nostalgia Classic Song op radiostation KEZW Studio 1430 AM Denver, Colorado} {Timeless Classic Song op radiostation KIXI (880 AM) Mercer Island-Seattle, Washington} als O Come All Ye Faithful (Adeste Fideles) in 1946 (LP: Merry Christmas Music) [RCA Victor P-161] [Decca 20-1971-A] (78 rpm Box Set)

(#4 album-hit voor St. Luke’s Carols als Oh, Come All Ye Faithful in 1946 (LP: Christmas Carols) [Capitol BD-2] (78 rpm Box Set) {Released in 1944}

(#5 album-hit voor Fred Waring And His Pennsylvanians (Glee Club) als Adeste Fideles (Oh, Come, All Ye Faithful) in 1946 (LP: ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas) [Decca A-480] (8 Sides–5) [Decca 23644-A] (78 rpm Box Set) {Released in 1942}

(#4 album-hit voor Ken Griffin at the Organ als Adeste Fideles (O, Come, All Ye Faithful) in 1948 (LP: Christmas Music) [Broadcast Recordings 500] (78 rpm Box Set)

(#4 album-hit voor Hour of Charm als Adeste Fideles (Oh Come, All Ye Faithful) in 1948 (LP: Christmas Carols by the Hour of Charm) [Charm 1] (78 rpm Box Set)

(#5 album-hit voor The Three Suns als Adeste Fideles in 1949 (LP: Your Christmas Favorites) [RCA Victor ‎WP 520] (45 rpm Box Set)

(#5 album-hit voor Robert Shaw and his RCA Victor Chorale {Nostalgia Classic Song op radiostation KEZW Studio 1430 AM Denver, Colorado} in 1949 (LP: Christmas Hyms and Carols) [RCA Victor 49-0562-A] [RCA Victor WMO 1077] (45 rpm Box Set)

(#7 album-hit voor Frank Sinatra (Orchestra and Chorus under the direction of Axel Stordahl) als Adeste Fideles (O, Come All Ye Faithful)in 1949 (LP: Christmas Songs by Sinatra) [Columbia C 167] (78 rpm Box Set)

(#1 album-hit voor Mario Lanza, Tenor with Orchestra, Jeff Alexander Choir, Ray Sinatra, Conductor als O Come, All Ye Faithful (Adeste Fideles) in 1951 (LP: Mario Lanza Sings Christmas Songs) [RCA Victor Red Seal ‎WDM 1649] [RCA Victor 49-3641] (45 rpm Box Set)

(#8 album-hit voor The Voices of Walter Schumann als Adeste Fideles in 1951 (LP: Christmas in the Air!) [Capitol CDF-9016] (45 rpm Box Set)

(#1 album-hit voor Eddie Fisher with Hugo Winterhalter’s Orchestra and Chorus als O Come All Ye Faithful (Adeste Fideles) in 1952 (LP: Christmas with Eddie Fisher) [RCA Victor EPB 3065] [RCA Victor 547-0138] (45 rpm Box Set)

(#1 album-hit voor Arthur Godfrey And All The Little Godfreys  (Orch., Chorus under dir. of Archie Bleyer) als Adeste Fidelis (O Come, All Ye Faithful) in 1953 (LP: Christmas with Arthur Godfrey and All the Little Godfreys) [Columbia CL 540]

(#6 album-hit voor Mantovani And His Orchestra als Adeste Fideles in 1954 (LP: Christmas Carols) [London LL.913]

(#10 album-hit voor Percy Faith and His Orchestra {Nostalgia Classic Song op radiostation KEZW Studio 1430 AM Denver, Colorado} in 1954 (LP: Music of Christmas) [Columbia CL 588]

(#10 album-hit voor George Melachrino And Orchestra in 1955 (LP: Christmas in High Fidelity) [RCA Victor LPM 1045]

(#21 album-hit voor Bing Crosby with Paul Weston and His Orchestra & Norman Luboff and His Choir als Adeste Fideles (Oh, Come All Ye Faithful) in 1956 (LP: A Christmas Sing with Bing Around the World) [Decca DL 8419]

(#5 album-hit voor Robert Shaw Chorale als O Come All Ye Faithful/The First Nowell/O Little Town of Bethlehem in 1957 (LP: Christmas Hymns and Carols Volume 1) [RCA Victor LM 2139]

(#8 album-hit voor Perry Como (with Organ & Chorus) with Michell Ayres and his Orchestra {Nostalgia Classic Song op radiostation KEZW Studio 1430 AM Denver, Colorado} {Timeless Classic Song op radiostation KIXI (880 AM) Mercer Island-Seattle, Washington} als O Come, All Ye Faithful (Adeste Fideles) in 1957 (LP: Merry Christmas Music) [RCA Victor LPM 1243]

(#18 album-hit voor Frank Sinatra with Orchestra Conducted by Gordon Jenkins {Timeless Classic Song op radiostation KIXI (880 AM) Mercer Island-Seattle, Washington} als Adeste Fidelis in 1957 (LP: A Jolly Christmas from Frank Sinatra) [Capitol W-894]

(#1 album-hit voor Mitch Miller & The Gang als O Come, All Ye Faithful (Adeste Fidelis) in 1958 (LP: Christmas Sing-Along with Mitch) [Columbia ‎CL 1205]

(#4 album-hit voor Tennessee Ernie Ford With Orchestra And Chorus Conducted By Harry Geller (Producer: Lee Gillette) als Adeste Fideles in 1958 (LP: The Star Carol) [Capitol St-1071]

(#22 album-hit voor The Norman Luboff Choir als Oh Come, All Ye Faithful (Adeste Fideles) in 1958 (LP: Songs of Christmas) [Columbia ‎CL 926]

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

(1958: 101 Strings {Nostalgia Classic Song op radiostation KEZW Studio 1430 AM Denver, Colorado} als Medley: God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen/Good King Wenceslas/Jingle Bells (LP: The Glory of Christmas) [Somerset ‎P-7100]

(#4 album-hit album-hit voor Mario Lanza als O Come, All Ye Faithful (Adeste Fideles) in 1959 (LP: Mario Lanza Sings Christmas Carols) [RCA Victor Red Seal ‎LSC 2333]

(#5 album-hit voor The Mormon Tabernacle Choir als O Come, All Ye Faithful in 1959 (LP: The Spirit of Christmas) [Columbia Masterworks ‎MS 6100]

(#12 album-hit voor Roger Williams with The Concert Grand Orchestra (Directed by Frank Hunter–Marty Gold) {Nostalgia Classic Song op radiostation KEZW Studio 1430 AM Denver, Colorado} in 1959 (LP: Christmas Time) [Kapp KL 1164]

(#25 album-hit voor Robert Rheims als Adeste Fideles (O Come All Ye Faithful) in 1959 (LP: Merry Christmas in Carols) [Rheims Records LP 6006]

(1959: André Kostelanetz His Chorus and Orchestra & Earl Wrightson {Timeless Classic Song op radiostation KIXI (880 AM) Mercer Island-Seattle, Washington} als O Come, All Ye Faithful (Adeste Fidelis) (LP: ‎Joy to the World) [Columbia CS 8328]

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

(#22 album-hit voor Perry Como with Mitchell Ayres and his Orch. and the Ray Charles Singers als The Story of the First Christmas: O Little Town of Bethlehem/Come, Come, Come to the Manger/The First Noël/O Come, All Ye Faithful/We Three Kings of Orient Are/Silent Night in 1960 (LP: Season’s Greetings from Perry Como) [RCA Victor LSP 2066]

(#39 album-hit voor Robert Rheims Choraliers als O Come All Ye Faithful in 1960 (LP: We Wish You a Merry Christmas) [Rheims Records LP 6008]

(#45 hit voor Bing Crosby with John Scott Trotter And His Orchestra (Vocal With Orchestra And Max terr’s Mixed Chorus Sung In Latin And English) als Adeste Fidelis Oh, Come, All Ye Faithful in 1960 [Decca 23777] (45 rpm)

(1960: Bobby Darin (Arr. &  Cond. by Bobby Scott) {Timeless Classic Song op radiostation KIXI (880 AM) Mercer Island-Seattle, Washington} als O Come All Ye Faithful [Atco Records 45-6211] (45 rpm)

(1960: Bobby Darin {Timeless Classic Song op radiostation KIXI (880 AM) Mercer Island-Seattle, Washington} (LP: The 25th of December with Bobby Darin) als O Come All Ye Faithful [Atco 33-125]

(#32 album-hit voor Ray Conniff and the Ray Conniff Singers als Medley: The First Noel/Hark! the Herald Angels Sing/O Come, All Ye Faithful/We Wish You a Merry Christmas in 1962 (LP: We Wish You a Merry Christmas) [Columbia 8692]

(#39 album-hit voor Pat Boone (Arr. G. Dolin) (Orchestra and chorus conducted by Mort Lindsey) (Arr. Gerald Dolin) als Adeste Fideles in 1962 (LP: White Christmas) [Dot DLP 3222]

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

(1962: Nat King Cole (Music Conducted by Ralph Carmichael) (Produced by Lee Gilette) {Nostalgia Classic Song op radiostation KEZW Studio 1430 AM Denver, Colorado} {Timeless Classic Song op radiostation KIXI (880 AM) Mercer Island-Seattle, Washington} als Adeste Fidelis (LP: The Christmas Song) [Capitol Records ‎SW-1967]

(1967: Anita Bryant als O Come All Ye Faithful (LP: Christmas with Anita Bryant) [Columbia CS 9520]

(1968: Raymond Lefèvre And His Orchestra als O Come All Ye Faithful (Adeste Fideles) (LP: Merry Christmas) [4 Corners Of The World FCL-4257]

(1981: Vic Damone (Producer: Norman Geller & Ben Arrigo) (RCA Studios, New York) (Engineer: Mike Moran) (Created By Vic Damone & Norman Geller) (Entire Session Conducted By Norman Geller) (Arranged By Frank Hunter) als Adeste Fidelis (O Come All Ye Faithful) (LP: Christmas with Vic Damone) [Holiday Records HDY-1936]

(1990: Art Garfunkel {Timeless Classic Song op radiostation KIXI (880 AM) Mercer Island-Seattle, Washington} als O Come All Ye Faithful op de various artists (CD: Acoustic Christmas) [Columbia ‎CK 46880]

(#2 album-hit voor Amy Grant als O’ Come All Ye Faithful in 1992 (CD: Home for Christmas) [A&M Records ‎31454 0001 2]

(#98 album-hit voor Lisa Fischer als O Come All Ye Faithful in 1998 op de various artists Original Soundtrack Album (CD: Home Alone 2: Lost in New York) [Fox Records ‎07822-11000-2]

(#187 album-hit voor Olivia Newton-John (Produced by Amy Sky) {Timeless Classic Song op radiostation KIXI (880 AM) Mercer Island-Seattle, Washington} als O Come All Ye Faithful in 2007 (CD: Christmas Wish) [ONJ Productions, Inc. ‎39792]

(#17 album-hit for Elvis Presley with Olivia Newton-John in 2008 {Timeless Classic Song op radiostation KIXI (880 AM) Mercer Island-Seattle, Washington} O Come, All Ye Faithful (Adeste Fidelis) op de Elvis Presley (CD: Christmas Duets) [RCA Records Label Nashville ‎88697-35479-2]

(#1 album-hit voor Susan Boyle als O Come All Ye Faithful in 2010 (CD: The Gift) [Syco Music ‎88697720772]

1920: Charles Harrison – I’ll Be With You In Apple Blossom Time [Victor 18693] (1 week 2)
I’ll Be With You In Apple Blossom Time - Charles Harrison
(vandaag 96 jaar geleden)
(Tekst: Neville Fleeson /Muziek: Albert Von Tilzer)
(Tenor with orchestra)

(#5 hit voor Henry Burr and Albert Campbell in 1920 [78-Columbia A2967]

(#11 hit voor Reed Miller {het origineel} in 1920 [78-Emerson 10213]

(1937: Artie Shaw and his New Music [Vocalion 4438] (78 rpm)

(#5 hit voor Andrews Sisters With Vic Schoen And His Orchestra (Vocal with Chorus {Nostalgia Classic Song op radiostation KEZW Studio 1430 AM Denver, Colorado}; B-kant van I, Yi, Yi, Yi, Yi (I Like You Very Much) in 1941 [Decca 3622] (78 rpm)

(1946: Jo Stafford With Nat King Cole – Piano, Ray Linn – Trumpet, Herbie Haymer – Tenor Saxophone And Orchestra Conducted by Paul Weston) (Vocal With Orchestra) [Capitol 277] (78 rpm)

(#2 album-hit voor Wayne King and his Orchestra in 1947 (LP: Wayne King Waltzes – Volume 2) [RCA Victor P-171] [RCA Victor 20-2096-B] (78 rpm Box Set)

(#4 album-hit voor Mitch Miller & the Gang in 1959 (LP: Still More! Sing Along with Mitch) [Columbia CL 1243]

(#31 hit voor Tab Hunter (orchestra and chorus under the direction of Don Ralke) in 1959 [Warner Bros. 5032] (45 rpm)

(#102 Bubbling Under-hit voor The Platters Featuring Tony Williams (Ochestra Conducted by Buck Ram); B-kant van Ebb Tide in 1960 [Mercury Records 71624X45] (45 rpm)

(1960: The Platters (LP: Life Is Just a Bowl of Cherries!) [Mercury Records MG-20589]

(#2 album-hit in Engeland voor The Bachelors (Dick Rowe Executive Producer) in 1964 (LP: The Bachelors and 16 Great Songs) [Decca LK.4614]

(#52 hit voor Wayne Newton (Produced by: T.M. Music, Inc.) (Arranged and Conducted by Jimmie Haskell) in 1965 [Capitol Records 5419] (45 rpm)

(1974: Ray Conniff (LP: The Happy Sound of Ray Conniff: The Great Hits of Yesterday and Today) [Columbia KC 33139]

(#59 album-hit voor Barry Manilow (Produced by Phil Ramone and Barry Manilow) (Mixed by Don Murray) in 1994 (CD: Singin’ with the Big Bands) [Arista ‎07822-18771-2]

1943: Bing Crosby With John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra – I’ll Be Home For Christmas (If Only In My Dreams) [Decca 18570] (2 weken 3)
I’ll Be Home For Christmas - Bing Crosby

(vandaag 73 jaar geleden)
(Tekst & Muziek: Walter Kent; Kim Gannon; Buck Ram)
(Vocal with Orchestra)

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

(#19 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} als I’ll Be Home for Christmas ‎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]

(#110 Bubbling Under-hit voor Josh Groban {Nostalgia Classic Song op radiostation KEZW Studio 1430 AM Denver, Colorado} op 29 december 2007)

(#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]

1954: The De Castro Sisters – Teach Me Tonight [Abbott 3001-45] (1 week 2)
Teach Me Tonight - The De Castro Sisters

(vandaag 62 jaar geleden)
(Muziek: Gene de Paul /Tekst: Sammy Cahn)
(Vocal by The De Castro Sisters with Skip Martin Orch.)

(B-kant van It’s Love)

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

(#5 album-hit voor Nat “King” Cole in 1954 (EP: Nat ‘King’ Cole Sings)

(#14 album-hit voor Les Paul and Mary Ford/Nat “King” Cole in 1954 (LP: Today’s Top Hits, Vol. 12)

(#15 hit voor Jo Stafford with Paul Weston & his. Orch. {Timeless Classic Song op radiostation KIXI (880 AM) Mercer Island-Seattle, Washington} in 1954 [Columbia 4-40351] (45 rpm)

(#23 hit voor Janet Brace (Vocal With Orchestra Directed By Jack Pleis) {het origineel} in 1954 [Decca 9-28990] (45 rpm)

(#23 hit voor Dinah Washington (Vocal by Dinah Washington) {Timeless Classic Song op radiostation KIXI (880 AM) Mercer Island-Seattle, Washington} {Classic Non-Hot 100 Song in Joel Whitburn’s Top Pop Singles 1955-2010}; B-kant van Wishing Well in 1954 [Mercury 70497X45] (45 rpm)

(#29 hit voor Helen Grayco (with Orchestra directed by Harold Mooney); B-kant van Oop-Shoop in 1954 [“X” 4X-0051] (45 rpm)

(#4 album-hit voor Tommy Sands in 1957 (LP: Steady Date with Tommy Sands) [Capitol T-848]
(#12 album-hit voor Erroll Garner in 1958 (LP: Concert by the Sea)

(1958: Johnnie Ray with The Billy Taylor Trio (LP: ‘Til Morning) [Columbia CS 8034]

(1958: The Art Van Damme Quintet als The End of a Love Affair/Let There Be You/Teach Me Tonight (LP: They’re Playing Our Song: Fifty Years of Hit Songs) [Columbia CL 1145]

(#76 hit voor De Castro Sisters (Orchestra & Chorus directed by Don Costa) als Teach Me Tonight Cha Cha in 1959 [ABC-Paramount 45-9988] (45 rpm)

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

(#4 album-hit voor Brenda Lee in 1960 (LP: This Is… Brenda) [Decca DL 74082]

(1961: The McGuire Sisters (Vocal Trio With Orchestra Directed By Dick Jacobs) (Vocal Arrangements By Murray Kane) (LP: Just for Old Time’s Sake) [Coral CRL 757385]

(#9 album-hit voor Laurindo Almeida & the Bossa Nova All Stars in 1962 (LP: Viva Bossa Nova!)

(#25 hit voor George Maharis (Arr. and Cond. by Robert Mersey); B-kant van After the Lights Go Down Low in 1962 [Epic 5-9504] (45 rpm)

(#10 album-hit voor George Maharis (Produced by Robert Morgan) (Arranged and Conducted by Robert Mersey) in 1962 (LP: George Maharis Sings!) [Epic BN 26001]

(#40 album-hit voor Peggy Lee (Orchestra conducted by Benny Carter) (Produced by Dave Cavanaugh) in 1962 (LP: Sugar ‘n’ Spice) [Capitol Records ‎ST-1772]

(#137 album-hit voor Paul Anka in 1962 (Arr. & Cond. by Ray Ellis) (LP: Let’s Sit This One Out) [RCA LPM 2575]

(#27 album-hit voor Steve Lawrence (Produced by Al Kasha) (Arranged and Conducted by Marion Evans) in 1963 (LP: Winners!) [Columbia ‎CS 8753]

(1964: Boots Randolph (LP: The Yakin’ Sax Man) [RCA Camden CAS 825]

(#141 album-hit voor Sammy Davis-Count Basie (Arranged and Conducted by Quincy Jones) (Director of Engineering by Val Valentin) (Produced by Jim Davis) in 1965 (LP: Our Shining Hour) [Verve Records ‎V/8605]

(#33 album-hit voor Stevie Wonder in 1966 (LP: Up-Tight Everything’s Alright)

(1972: Sammy Cahn (recorded live from the stage of the Kaufmann Concert Hall of The 92nd Street “Y” in New York (LP: An Evening with Sammy Cahn) [Laureate Records LL 604]

(#29 album-hit voor Phoebe Snow in 1976 (LP: It Looks Like Snow)

(1978: Sylvia Syms (Produced by Don Sebesky and Dick Duane) (LP: She Loves to Hear the Music) [A&M Records SP-4696]

(#19 Easy Listening-hit voor Al Jarreau (Produced By Jay Graydon) {Timeless Classic Song op radiostation KIXI (880 AM) Mercer Island-Seattle, Washington} (℗ 1981) in 1982 [Warner Bros. Records WBS50032] (45 rpm)

(1993: Anne Murray (Produced by Tommy West) (Co-produced by Anne Murray) (CD: Croonin’) [EMI Music Canada ‎7 243 8 27012 2 4]

(1998: Barbro Svensson (Ulf Johansson Were: piano, trombon) (Andreas Pettersson: gitarr) (Tommy Johnso: bas) (Jan Allan: trumpet) (Lennart “Jonken” Jonsson: tenorsaxofon) (Mats Engström: trummor) (CD: Who’s Sorry Now?) [Gazell GAFCD-1073]

(2003: Judy Niemack (CD: Jazz Singer’s Practice Session) [Gam Records/CD Baby [CDB5637344661.2]

(2003: Claudette Stone With Dick Johnson’s Mardi Gras Band (CD: “How Do You Keep the Music Playing?”) [Showtime Records 0643157178828]

(2006: Melissa Boyce (CD: Teach Me Tonight) [Self-released/CD Baby]

1961: Bobby Vee With The Johnny Mann Singers – Run To Him [Liberty F-55388] (1 week 2)
Run To Him - Bobby Vee

(vandaag 55 jaar geleden)
(Jack Keller; Gerry Goffin)
(Producer: Snuff Garrett)

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

(#97 album-hit voor Little Eva als Run to Her in 1962 (LP: Lllloco-Motion) [Dimension DLP 6000]

(1965: Bobby Vee (LP: Live! on Tour) [Liberty LST-7393]

(#11 album-hit voor Donny Osmond in 1972 (LP: Too Young)

(#53 C&W-hit voor Susie Allanson (Produced by Michael Loyd) (Engineer: Carmine Rubino) (Arranged by John D’Andrea) als Run to Her in 1981 [Liberty/Curb Records 1408] (45 rpm)

Billboard Easy Listening chart:

1976: Mary MacGregor – Torn Between Two Lovers [Ariola America 7638] (2 weken 1)
Torn Between Two Lovers - Mary MacGregor
(vandaag 40 jaar geleden)
(Peter Yarrow; Phil Jarrell)
(Produced by Peter Yarrow and Barry Beckett)

(#1 hit in de Hot 100 op 5 februari 1977)

1982: Michael Jackson/Paul McCartney – The Girl Is Mine [Epic 34-03288] (4 weken 1)
The Girl Is Mine - Michael Jackson-Paul McCartney
(vandaag 34 jaar geleden)
(Michael Jackson)
(Produced by Quincy Jones)

(#2 hit in de Hot 100 op 8 januari 1983)

1999: Savage Garden – I Knew I Loved You [Columbia 38-79236] (17 weken 1)
I Knew I Loved You - Savage Garden

(vandaag 17 jaar geleden)
(Darren Hayes; Daniel Jones)
(Produced by Walter Afanasieff)
(Co-Produced by Daniel Jones and Darren Hayes)

(#1 hit in de Hot 100 op 29 januari 2000)

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

1961: Linda Scott with Hutch Davie Orchestra – I Don’t Know Why [Canadian-American CA-129] (1 week 2)
I Don’t Know Why - Linda Scott
(vandaag 55 jaar geleden)
(Roy Turk; Fred Ahlert)

(#12 hit in de Hot 100 op 25 december 1961)

(#8 pop-hit voor Bennie Krueger and His Orchestra in 1931 [78-Brunswick 6185]

(#15 pop-hit voor Kate Smith in 1931 [78-Columbia 2539-D]

(#16 pop-hit voor Tommy Dorsey and his Orchestra (Vocal refrain by Stuart Foster) als I Don’t Know Why (I Just Do) in 1946 [RCA Victor 20-1901] (78 rpm)

(#17 pop-hit voor Andrews Sisters with Vic Schoen And His Orchestra (Vocal With Orchestra) als I Don’t Know Why (I Just Do) in 1946 [Decca 18899] (78 rpm)

(1955: Erroll Garner als I Don’t Know Why (I Just Do) ‎(10″ LP: Garnerland) [Columbia ‎CL 2540]

(#12 album-hit voor Lester Lanin and his Orchestra als Medley: Peg o’ My Heart/I Don’t Know Why/The Gang That Sang “Heart of My Heart”/Heart/Jada in 1958 (LP: Have Band, Will Travel) [Epic LN 3520]

(#5 album-hit voor Fabian (Arr. by Al Caiola) in 1959 (LP: Hold That Tiger!) [Chancellor ‎CHLS-5003]

(1959: Lawrence Welk (Vocals by Jim Roberts) (LP: The Voices and Strings of Lawrence Welk) [Dot DLP 25,200]

(1979: The Johnny Arthey Orchestra (Produced by Phillip Swern) (Arranged by Johnny Arthey) (LP: Sentimental Journey) [Lotus WH 5005]

1965: Elvis Presley With The Jordanaires – Puppet On A String [RCA Victor 447-0650] (1 week 3)
Puppet On A String - Elvis Presley

(vandaag 51 jaar geleden)
(Sid Tepper; Roy C. Bennett)

(B-kant van Wooden Heart)

(#14 hit in de Hot 100 op 25 december 1965)

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

(Uit de film Girl Happy met in de hoofdrollen Elvis Presley & Shelley Fabares, draait vanaf 7 april 1965 in de Amerikaanse bioscopen)

2004: Rod Stewart Duet with Dolly Parton – Baby, It’s Cold Outside (2 weken 2)
Baby It’s Cold Outside - Rod Stewart Duet with Dolly Parton
(vandaag 12 jaar geleden)
(Frank Loesser)
(Album Producers: Steve Tyrell, Clive Davis & Richard Perry)
(Mixed by Andy Zulla)

(Het origineel is van Ricardo Montalban & Esther Williams 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)

(#1 hit voor Margaret Whiting And Johnny Mercer With Paul Weston And His Orchestra (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 hit voor Dinah Shore and Buddy Clark (Orchestra under the direction of Ted Dale) op 30 juli 1949 [Columbia 38463] (78 rpm)

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

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

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

(1949: Svend Asmussens Orkester als Luften er kold i nat; B-kant van Den tredie mand (The Harry Lime Theme) [78-Odeon D.K. 2003] {Deense versie}

(1949: Pearl Bailey and Hot Lips Page with Rhythm Acc.; B-kant van The Huckle-Buck [78-Harmony 1049]

(1949: Ricardo Montalban & Esther Williams in de film Neptune’s Daughter)

(1949: Red Skelton & Betty Garrett in de film Neptune’s Daughter)

(#9 album-hit voor Louis Armstrong in 1952 (LP: Satchmo at Pasadena, Vol. 1)

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

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

(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 in 2004 (CD: Stardust: The Great American Songbook, Vol. III) [J Records 82876 62182 2]

(#2 Easy Listening-hit voor Rod Stewart Duet with Dolly Parton op 25 december in 2004)

(#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 (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 albumhit 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)

(#1 Easy Listening-hit voor Idina Menzel Duet With Michael Bublé op 20 december 2014)

Billboard Country & Western chart:

1948: Eddy Arnold, The Tennessee Plowboy and his Guitar – A Heart Full Of Love (For a Handful of Kisses) [RCA Victor 20-3174] (1 week 1)
A Heart Full Of Love - Eddy Arnold
(vandaag 68 jaar geleden)
(Tekst & Muziek: Eddy Arnold; Steve Nelson; Roy Soehnel)

(B-kant van Then I Turned and Walked Slowly Again)

(1965: Hank Locklin (Produced by Chet Atkins) (LP: Hank Locklin Sings Eddy Arnold) [RCA Victor LSP 3391]

1965: Buck Owens & His Buckaroos – Buckaroo [Capitol Records 5517] (2 weken 1)
Buckaroo - Buck Owens
(vandaag 51 jaar geleden)
(Bob Morris)
(Produced by: Ken Nelson)

(B-kant van If You Want a Love)

(#60 hit in de Hot 100 op 25 december 1965)

1976: Emmylou Harris – Sweet Dreams [Reprise Records RPS 1371] (2 weken 1)
Sweet Dreams - Emmylou Harris
(vandaag 40 jaar geleden)
(Don Gibson)
(Produced by Brian Ahern)
(Published ℗ 1975)

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

(#2 C&W-hit voor Faron Young, The Young Sheriff and His Country Deputies (Vocal with Instrumental Accompaniment) in 1956 [Capitol F3443] (45 rpm)

(#9 C&W-hit voor Don Gibson (With Instrumental Accompaniment) {het origineel} in 1956 [MGM K12194] (45 rpm)

(1958: Don Gibson (LP: Songs by Don Gibson) [Lion L 70069]

(1960: Don Gibson (LP: Sweet Dreams) [RCA Victor LPM 2269]

(#6 C&W-hit voor Don Gibson (Producer: Chet Atkins) in 1961 [RCA Victor 47-7805] (45 rpm) {nieuwe opname}

(#5 C&W-hit voor Patsy Cline (Vocal With Chorus And Instrumental Accompaniment)  {Timeless Classic Song op radiostation KIXI (880 AM) Mercer Island-Seattle, Washington} als Sweet Dreams (Of You) in 1963 [Decca 31483] (45 rpm)

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

(#15 pop-hit voor Tommy McLain (Produced by Floyd Soileau and Huey P. Meaux) in 1966 [MSL 197] (45 rpm)

(#127 album-hit voor Jerry Lee Lewis in 1969 (LP: Jerry Lee Lewis Sings the Country Music Hall of Fame Hits Vol. 1) [ Smash SRS 67117]

(1969: Hank Snow (Produced by Chet Atkins) (LP: Hits Covered by Snow) [RCA Victor LSP 4166]

(#88 C&W-hit voor Troy Seals (Produced by Billy Sherrill) in 1976 [Columbia 3-10303] (45 rpm)

(#19 C&W-hit voor Reba McEntire (Produced by Jerry Kennedy) in 1979 [45-Mercury 57003]

(1981: Floyd Cramer (LP: Great Country Hits) [RCA AYL1-4008]

(#29 album-hit voor Patsy Cline in 1985 op de Music from the Motion Picture Soundtrack (LP: Sweet Dreams: The Life and Times of Patsy Cline) [MCA Records ‎MCA-6149]

1982: John Anderson – Wild And Blue [Warner Bros. Records 7-29917] (2 weken 1)
Wild And Blue - John Anderson
(vandaag 34 jaar geleden)
(John Scott Sherrill)
(Produced By Frank Jones With John Anderson)

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

1999: Faith Hill – Breathe [Warner Bros. Records 9 16884-2] (6 weken 1)
Breathe - Faith Hill

(vandaag 17 jaar geleden)
(Stephanie Bentley; Holly Lamar)
(Produced by Byron Gallimore and Faith Hill)
(Mixed by Mike Shipley)
(CD-single)

(#2 hit in de Hot 100 op 22 april 2000)

2004: Blake Shelton – Some Beach (4 weken 1)
Some Beach - Blake Shelton
(vandaag 12 jaar geleden)
(Rory Lee Feek; Paul Overstreet)

(#28 hit in de Hot 100 op 25 december 2004)

Billboard Rhythm & Blues chart:

1943: Lucky Millinder And His Orchestra – Sweet Slumber [Decca 18569] (1 week 1)
Sweet Slumber - Lucky Millinder
(vandaag 73 jaar geleden)
(Tekst & Muziek: Al Neiburg; Henri Woode; Lucky Millinder)
(Vocal Chorus by Trevor Bacon)

(B-kant van Don’t Cry Baby)

(#15 hit in de US Pop Singles Charts op 29 januari 1944)

(1957: Al Hibbler (Vocal With Orchestra Directed by Jack Pleis) [Decca 9-30268] (45 rpm)

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

(1961: Sam Fletcher (Hugo Peretti & Luigi Creatore Productions) (Orchestra cond. by O. B. Masingill) [RCA Victor 47-7972] (45 rpm)

1948: Amos Milburn – Bewildered [Aladdin 3018] (3 weken 1)
Bewildered - Amos Milburn
(vandaag 68 jaar geleden)
(Tekst: Leonard Whitcup /Muziek: Teddy Powell)
(Singing and accompanying himself on piano)

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

(#9 pop-hit voor Tommy Dorsey and his Orchestra (Vocal refrain by Jack Leonard) in 1938 [Victor 25795] (78 rpm)

(1938: Mildred Bailey And Her Orchestra (Vocal by Mildred Bailey) [Vocalion 4036] (78 rpm)

(#1 R&B-hit voor Red Miller Trio (Red Miller at the Piano) op 4 december 1948 [Bullet 295] (78 rpm)

(1948: Lonnie Johnson (Vocal with Instrumental) uit 1948 [King 4261] (78 rpm)

(#27 pop-hit voor Billy Eckstine With The Quartones (Orchestra conducted by Hugo Winterhalter) in 1949 [MGM 10340] (78 rpm)

(1949: Hadda Brooks [78-Modern Records Hollywood 20 662]

(1949: Ink Spots (Vocal With Instrumental Accompaniment) [Decca 24566] (78 rpm)

(1949: Herb Jeffries (Orchestra under the direction of George Wyle) [Columbia 38412] (78 rpm)

(1949: James Quintet [78-Coral 65002]

(#57 pop-hit voor Mickey & Sylvia (Producer: Jerry Leiber & Mike Stoller) in 1958 [Vik 032] (45 rpm)

(#40 pop-hit voor James Brown And The Famous Flames (Vocal With Orchestra) in 1961 [King 45-5442] (45 rpm)

(1965: Arthur Prysock (LP: In a Mood with Arthur Prysock) [Old Town Records OT 2010]

1954: B. B. “Blues Boy” King and His Orchestra – You Upset Me Baby [RPM Records 416] (2 weken 1)
You Upset Me Baby - B. B. King
(vandaag 62 jaar geleden)
(Riley King)

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

(1969: A. B. Skhy (Members Of The Group: Jim Marcotte: Bass) (Terry Anderson: Drums & Vocal) (Howard Wales: Keyboard) (Dennis Geyer: Guitar & Vocal) (Special Thanks: Jim Liban (Harmonica), Otis Hale (Flute), Russell Dashiell (Guitar) (Written by Joe Josea/Maxwell Davis) (Produced By Richard Delvy) (Horns Arranged By Dave Roberts) (Horn Corral – Trumpet: Laroon Holt, Marvin Brown, Bud Brisbois) (Tenor Sax: Phillip Pruden) (Baritone Sax: James Horn) (Bass Trombone: Donald Waldrop) (Trombone: Dave Roberts) (Recorded at T. T. G. Recording Studio, Hollywood, California) (Engineer: Angel Balestier) (Re-recording Engineer: Brian Ross-Myring) (© Columbia Recording Hollywood, California) (Director of Engineering: Val Valentin) ‎(LP: A. B. Skhy) [MGM Records ‎SE 4628]

(In 1954 geeft Wim Kan aan dat hij graag een oudejaarsconference wil maken. De VARA stemt in en de eerste conference is op 31 december 1954 op de radio. De oudejaarsconference is een cabaretvoorstelling die speciaal wordt gegeven op oudjaarsavond als afsluiting van het jaar. Het is opvallend,dat juist hij de politieke zuil waar de VARA dan nog heel duidelijk voor staat en uitdraagt, de politieke partij PvdA, op de hak neemt in deze oudejaarsconference.)

1976: Rose Royce – Car Wash [MCA Records MCA-40615] (2 weken 1)
Car Wash - Rose Royce
(vandaag 40 jaar geleden)
(Norman Whitfield)
(Music Composed And Produced By Norman Whitfield)

(#1 hit in de Hot 100 op 29 januari 1977)

(Uit de film Car Wash met in de hoofdrollen Franklin Ajaye & Richard Pryor, ging op 15 oktober 1976 in New York City in première en draait vanaf 22 oktober 1976 in heel Amerika)

(#63 pop-hit voor Christina Aguilera Featuring Missy Elliott in 2004 in de film Shark Tale)

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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:

1978: Village People – Y.M.C.A. (5 weken 1)
(vandaag 38 jaar geleden)
(Jacques Morali; Henri Belolo; Victor Willis)
(Produced By Jacques Morali)
(Executive Producer: Henri Belolo)

(#2 hit in de US Hot 100 op 3 februari 1979)

2005: Lee Harding – Wasabi / Eye Of The Tiger [Sony BMG Music Entertainment ‎82876768422] (5 weken 1)
(vandaag 11 jaar geleden)
(Barbara Hannan; Adrian Hannan; Tommy Rando; Emma Graham / Frankie Sullivan; Jim Peterik)
(A-kant):
(Produced, Engineered, ProTools Programming and Mixed by Adrian Hannan @ The SongStore, Australia)
(Drums by Alex Deegan, Recorded at Ritzland Studio)
(Guitar, Bass, Keyboards, Percussion and Backing Vocals by Adrian Hannan)
(B-kant):
(Produced, Arranged and Mixed by Paul L. Wiltshire)
(Co-Produced by Bryon Jones)
(Additional Production by Victoria Wu)
(Guitar by Kristian Vidakovic and Mario Riccioni)
(Bass by Kristian Vidakovic)
(Drums by Gerry Pantazis)
(Backing Vocals by Stuart Biggins)
(Engineered by Forrester Savell and Andrew Glozer)
(Recorded @ The Base Recording Studios, Melbourne)
(Mixed @ PLW Studios, Melbourne)
(Mastered by Martin Pullan at Edensound Mastering, Melbourne)
(CD-Single)

(Eye of the Tiger: #1 hit in Amerika voor Survivor (Produced by Jim Peterik and Frankie Sullivan) {het origineel} op 24 juli 1982 in de film Rocky III met Sylvester Stallone, draait vanaf 28 mei 1982 in de Amerikaanse bioscopen)

Nieuw-Zeeland:

1970: Michael Nesmith & The First National Band – Joanne (1 week 1)
(vandaag 46 jaar geleden)
(Michael Nesmith)
(Producer: Felton Jarvis)

(#21 hit in de US Hot 100 op 3 oktober 1970)

2006: Gwen Stefani – Wind It Up (2 weken 1)
(vandaag 10 jaar geleden)
(Gwen Stefani; Pharrell Williams; Richard Rodgers; Oscar Hammerstein)
(Produced by The Neptunes [ = Pharrell Williams & Chad Hugo]
(Recorded by Brian Garten)
(Arrangement based on an original mix by Jeremy Healy and Paul Morris)
(Mixed and additional production by Mark “Spike” Stent)
(Bevat interpolaties uit The Lonely Goathered uit de musical Sound of Music)

(#6 hit in de US Hot 100 op 16 december 2006)

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Australia and New Zealand charts sourced from Wikipedia

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Hans van Erp heeft ernaar gestreefd de fotorechten te regelen volgens de wettige bepalingen. Degenen die desondanks menen rechten te kunnen doen gelden, kunnen zich alsnog tot de uitgever wenden.