2 maart

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

De nummer 1-hits van 2 maart

Best Selling Singles/Billboard Hot 100:

1918: Charles Harrison & Columbia Stellar Quartet – The Battle Hymn Of The Republic [Columbia A2367] (1 week 1)
The Battle Hymn Of The Republic
(vandaag 99 jaar geleden)
(Tekst: Julia Ward Howe /Muziek: William Steffe)

(Published ℗ 1858 als Say Brothers Will You Meet Us)

(Published ℗ 1862 als Battle Hymn of the Republic)

(1859: 12th Massachusetts Regiment als John Brown Song)

(1872: Fisk Jubilee Singers als Battle Hymn of the Republic)

(1902: J.W. Myers als John Brown’s Body [Monarch Record 824] (78 rpm)

(1905: George Alexander (Bartinone Solo) (Orchestra Accompaniment) als Battle Hymn of the Republic [Columbia A335] (78 rpm)

(1915: Ralph Stanley als Solidarity Forever)

(#6 hit voor The Columbia Mixed Quartet (Vocal Quartette) (Mixed Voices) (Orchestra Accompaniment) in 1912 [Columbia Record A1155] (78 rpm)

(#5 hit voor Columbia Mixed Double Quartet in 1916 [78-Columbia Record A2012]

(#4 hit voor Reinald Werrenrath (Baritone with Orchestra) in 1917 [Victor 45121] (78 rpm)

(#10 hit voor Thomas Chalmers in 1918 [Edison Blue Amberol Record 28279] (wax cylinder)

(#4 album-hit voor Hour of Charm in 1945 (LP: Favorite Melodies from the Hour of Charm)

(1948: Original Five Blind Boys)

(1948: The Soul-Stirrers)

(1949: Fred Waring And His Pennsylvanians (Glee Club And Orchestra Gordon Berger Soloist); B-kant van Onward, Christian Soldiers [Decca 23711] (78 rpm)

(1950: The Ward Singers)

(1950s: Paul Robeson als John Brown’s Body)

(1955: Pete Seeger & the Almanac Singers als Solidarity Forever (LP: The Original Talking Union with the Almanac Singers & Other Union Songs with Pete Seeger and Chorus) [Folkways Records FH 5285]

(#25 album-hit voor Fred Waring in 1957 (LP: Fred Waring and the Pennsylvanians in Hi-Fi)

(1957: Art Mooney And His All Stars (LP: Hi-Fi Dixieland) [MGM E 3616]

(#13 hit voor The Mormon Tabernacle Choir, Richard P. Condie, Dir.; The Philadelphia Orch,; Eugene Ormandy, Cond.; Alexander Schreiner & Frank W. Asper, Organists {Nostalgia Classic Song op radiostation KEZW Studio 1430 AM Denver, Colorado} in 1959 [Columbia 4-41459] (45 rpm)

(#22 soundtrack-hit voor Danny Kaye (gedubbed door Red Nichols) & Louis Armstrong in 1959 in de film The Five Pennies)

(1959: The Famous Castle Jazz Band (LP: ‘The Five Pennies’) [Good Time Jazz M 12037]

(#5 album-hit voor Mitch Miller And The Gang in 1960 (LP: Memories Sing Along with Mitch) [Columbia CS 8342]

(1960: Jimmie Davis (Vocal With Chorus And Instrumental Accompaniment) (LP: Suppertime) [Decca DL 8953]

(1961: Dub Walker and The Victorians; B-kant van Freedom March [45-Domino R-908]

(1961: The Confederates Jazzband [Decca 45-F 13389] (45 rpm) {Engelse persing}

(#7 album-hit voor Joan Baez in 1963 (LP: Joan Baez in Concert Part 2)

(#27 album-hit voor Robert Shaw Chorale in 1963 (LP: America the Beautiful)

(1963: Dick Contino als Battle Hymn of the Republic and Dixie Part II {Radio Breakout Hit} [45-Mercury 30110]

(#16 album-hit voor Jimmy Smith als John Brown’s Body in 1964 (LP: Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?)

(#53 album-hit voor Pete Fountain in 1964 (LP: Pete Fountain’s New Orleans at Midnight) [Coral CRL 57429]

(1964: Judy Garland (Recorded Live) (Mort Lindsey, Conductor) (Produced for Records by Kermit Walter) {Nostalgia Classic Song op radiostation KEZW Studio 1430 AM Denver, Colorado} (LP: Just for Openers) [Capitol W-2062]

(#146 album-hit voor Anita Bryant (Arranged and Conducted by Chuck Bird) (℗ 1966) in 1967 (LP: Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory) [Columbia CS 9373]

(1967: Anita Bryant (Arranged & Conducted by Chuck Bird) (Produced by David Rubinson); B-kant van The Star-Spangled Banner [Columbia 4-43928] (45 rpm)

(1967: Reverend Cleophus Robinson And The Bethlehem Baptist Church Choir als Battle Hymn of the Republic [Peacock Records 3131] (45 rpm)

(#33 hit voor Andy Wiliams with the St. Charles Borromeo Choir (Paul Solamunovich, Director) (Produced by Andy Williams) {Nostalgia Classic Song op radiostation KEZW Studio 1430 AM Denver, Colorado} in 1968 [Columbia 4-44650] (45 rpm)

(1968: Bob Crewe Generation Choir als Battle Hymn of the Republic – ‘68) {Radio Breakout Hit} [45-DynoVoice 915]

(1968: Dionne Warwick featuring The Drinkard Singers (LP: The Magic of Believing) [Scepter Records SPS-567]

(#20 album-hit voor Herbie Mann in 1969 (LP: Memphis Underground)

(1969: Herbie Mann (Traditional, Arr. by Herbie Mann) (Instrumental) [Atlantic 45-2661] (45 rpm)

(#26 hit voor Mickey Newbury (Arranged by Mickey Newbury) in 1972 als An American Trilogy [Elektra EKS-45750] (45 rpm)

(#66 hit voor Elvis Presley in 1972 als An American Trilogy [RCA Victor 74-0672] (45 rpm)

(#169 album-hit voor Dionne Warwicke in 1972 (LP: From Within) [Scepter Records SPS 2-598]

(1973: Anita Bryant (Music Direction by Chuck Bird) (LP: Battle Hymn of the Republic) [Word WST 8571]

(1974: Raymond Lefèvre et son grand orchestre (Adapt.: Demis Visvikis/André Pascal) as Glory alléluia (LP: Raymond Lefèvre et son grand orchestre N° 19) [Riviera XCED 421 094]

(#22 album-hit voor Joan Rivers in 1983 (LP: What Becomes a Semi-Legend Most?)

1946: Johnny Mercer And The Pied Pipers With Paul Weston and his Orchestra – Personality [Capitol 230] (2 weken 1)
Personality - Johnny Mercer

(vandaag 71 jaar geleden)
(Tekst: Johnny Burke /Muziek: Jimmy Van Heusen)
(Vocal Group with Orchestra)

(B-kant van If I Knew Then)

{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 Dorothy Lamour in de film Road to Utopia met in de hoofdrollen Bing Crosby & Bob Hope, ging op 27 februari 1946 in New York City in première en draait vanaf 22 maart 1946 in heel Amerika)

(#9 hit voor Bing Crosby and Eddie Condon And His Orchestra (Vocal With Orchestra) in 1946 [Decca 18790] (78 rpm)

(#10 hit voor Dinah Shore with Russ Case and his Orchestra in 1946 [Victor 20-1781] (78 rpm)

(1961: Steve & Eydie (Orchestra Conducted by Don Costa) (LP: Cozy) [United Artists WWS 8509]

(#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]

1963: The 4 Seasons – Walk Like A Man [Vee-Jay VJ-485] (3 weken 1)
Walk Like A Man - The 4 Seasons

(vandaag 54 jaar geleden)
(Tekst & Muziek: Bob Crewe; Bob Gaudio)
(Arr. & Cond. by: Charles Calello)
(Produced By: Bob Crewe)

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

(1963: The Kestrels (LP: Smash Hits! From the Kestrels) [Piccadilly NPL 38009]

(#71 album-hit voor Jan & Dean (Arranged And Produced By Jan Berry) (A Lou Adler Production) in 1963 (LP: Jan & Dean Take Linda Surfin’) [Liberty LST-7294]

(#41 hit voor Mary Jane Girls (Produced and Arranged by Rick James) in 1986 [Motown 1851 MF RE 1] (45 rpm) in de film A Fine Mess)

(#183 album-hit voor The Mary Jane Girls (Produced by Rick James) in 1986 op de various artists Music from the Motion Picture Soundtrack (LP: A Fine Mess) [Motown 6180 ML]

1974: Terry Jacks – Seasons In The Sun [Bell 45,432] (3 weken 1)
Seasons In The Sun - Terry Jacks

(vandaag 43 jaar geleden)
(Muziek & Franse tekst: Jacques Brel /Engelse tekst: Rod McKuen)
(Produced by Terry Jacks)
(Arr. by Terry Jacks)
(Published ℗ 1973)

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

(Het origineel is van Jacques Brel avec François Rauber et son orchestre als Le moribond uit 1961 [Philips B372.853 F] (45 rpm)

(#18 album-hit voor Kingston Trio in 1963 {Classic Non-Hot 100 Song in Joel Whitburn’s Top Pop Singles 1955-2010} (LP: Time to Think)

(1965: Will Ferdy (Orkest o.l.v. Jan Vanhoren) (Productie: Will Ferdy) als De stervende (Vaarwel, Emiel) (“Le moribod”) op de EP De stervende [Cardinal CEP. 301] (45 rpm)

(1968: Rod McKuen (Produced by Rod McKuen & Ed Habib) (Arranged & Conducted by Arthur Greenslade) [Warner Bros. Records 7243] (45 rpm)

(#4 hit in Nederland voor The Fortunes als Seasons in the Sun (Le moribod) in 1969 [United Artists UA 25.885] (45 rpm)

(1974: Caravelli ‎(Réalisation artistique: Philippe Boutet) als Seasons in the Sun (Le moribond) (LP: Quelque chose et moi) [CBS – CBS 80326]

(1974: James Last (LP: Non Stop Dancing 1974/II) [Polydor 2371 497]

(#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]

(#1 hit in Engeland voor Westlife (Produced by Mark Topham, Karl Twigg, Pete Waterman) (Additional Production and Remix by Trevor Steel & John Holliday) (Strings arranged by Simon Hale) (String leader: Gavin Wright) (Mastered by Noel Summerville at Transformation); ex aequo met I Have a Dream op 25 december 1999 [RCA 74321 726 012] (CD-single)

2013: Baauer – Harlem Shake (5 weken 1)
Harlem Shake - Baauer
(vandaag 4 jaar geleden)
(Harry Rodrigues)
(Produced by Harry “Baauer” Rodrigues)
(Bevat een sample uit Miller Time van Plastic Little (2003)

Billboard: “Net geen N°1-hits”

1895: George J. Gaskin – The Sidewalks Of New York (3 weken 2)
The Sidewalks Of New York
(vandaag 122 jaar geleden)
(Charles B. Lawlor; James W. Blake)

(#1 hit voor Dan W. Quinn op 9 februari 1895 [Columbia Phonograph Company] (wax cylinder)

(#1 hit voor J.W. Myers staat op 13 april 1895 [Columbia Phonograph Company] (wax cylinder)

(#2 hit voor Nat Shilkret and The Victor Orchestra (Vocal refrain by Lewis James) als The Sidewalks of New York–Medley (Introducing “The Bowery”) op 1 september in 1928 [Victor 21493] (78 rpm)

(1932: in de film Three on a Match)

(1938: in de film Sweethearts)

(1940: Duke Ellington and his Famous Orchestra als The Sidewalks of New York (East Side, West Side); B-kant van Take The “A” Train [Victor 27380] (78 rpm)

(1943: in de film Hello Frisco, Hello)

(#7 album-hit voor Mitch Miller And The Gang als Medley: School Days/Sweet Rosie O’Grady/The Sidewalks of New York in 1959 (LP: Party Sing Along with Mitch) [Columbia ‎CS 8138]

(1960: B. B. King (B. B. King Guest Vocalist) (Maxwell Davis, Conducting) (Recorded: Hollywood, California) (Mahlon Clark, Clarinet) (Jimmy Rowles, Piano) (Lloyd Ulyate, Trombone) as Eastside Westside (LP: Compositions of Duke Ellington and Others) [Crown CLP 5153]

(#8 album-hit voor Mantovani And His Orchestra in 1962 (LP: American Waltzes) [London PS 248]

(1964: Mel Tormé (Traditional) (Arranged by Johnny Williams) (Recording engineer: Bull Putnam) (Supervision: Nesuhi Ertegun) als Sidewalks of New York (LP: Mel Tormé Sings Sunday in New York & Other Songs About New York) [Atlantic SD 8091]

(1969: Arthur Fiedler Boston Pops (Arr.: Mayhew Lester Lake) (Produced by Peter Dellheim) (Recording Engineer: Bernard Keville) als Old Timers’ Night at the Pops: Ta-ra-ra-boom-de-ay/The Bowery/The Sidewalks of New York/Sweet Rosie O’Grady/Daisy/The Band Played On/After the Ball/A Hot Time in the Old Town Tonight (LP: Those Were the Days – 42 All-Time Favorites) [RCA Red Seal ‎LSC 3261]

1907: Corrine Morgan – Oh Promise Me (2 weken 2)
Oh Promise Me
(vandaag 110 jaar geleden)
(Tekst: Clement Scott /Muziek: Reginald De Koven)
(Published ℗ 1889)

(Uit de Broadway-musical theaterproductie Robin Hood, ging op 22 september 1891 in Standard Theatre, NY in première. Sluitingsdatum onbekend)

(#1 hit voor George J. Gaskin op 4 maart 1893 [New Jersey] (wax cylinder)

(1900: George J. Gaskin [Columbia Phonograph Company 4003] (wax cylinder)

(1904: Harry Macdonough (Tenor) (with Violin Obligato) [Monarch Record 1212] (78 rpm)

(#7 hit voor Henry Burr in 1905 [Edison Gold Moulded Records 8929] (wax cylinder)

(#9 hit voor Alan Turner (Baritone with orchestra) in 1913 [Victor 17189] (78 rpm)

(1915: Elsie Baker (Contralto with orchestra); B-kant van In the Gloaming [Victor 17806] (78 rpm)

(1927: Renee Chemet [78-Victrola 1328]

(1938: Tommy Dorsey and his Orchestra (featuring Tommy Dorsey, Les Jenkins, Earle Hagen, Trombones; Fred Stulce, Skeets Herfurt, Bud Freeman, Johnny Mince, Saxophones; George Erwin, Andy Ferretti, Lee Castaldo, Trumpets; Carmen Mastren, Guitar; Gene Traxler, String Bass; Howard Smith, Piano; Moe Purtill, Drums) [Victor 25780] (78 rpm)

(#1 album-hit voor Vaughn Monroe and his Orchestra (Vocal refrain by Vaughn Monroe) in 1949 (LP: Vaughn Monroe Sings) [RCA Victor P 234] (78 rpm Box Set)

(#176 album-hit voor Lawrence Welk als O Promise Me in 1969 (LP: Lawrence Welk Plays I Love You Truly and Other Songs of Love) [Ranwood R 8053]

1912: American Quartet – The Ragtime Violin [Victor Record 17025] (1 week 3)
The Ragtime Violin - American Quartet
(vandaag 105 jaar geleden)
(Irving Berlin)
(Male Quartet)
(With orchestra)

(1948: Fred Astaire in de film Easter Parade)

1935: Freddy Martin and his Orchestra – Isle Of Capri [Brunswick 7344] (2 weken 2)

(vandaag 82 jaar geleden)
(Tekst: Jimmy Kennedy /Muziek: Will Grosz)
(Vocal Chorus Elmer Feldkamp)

(#1 hit voor Ray Noble and his Orchestra (with vocal refrain) (Recorded in Europe) op 12 januari 1935 [Victor 24771] (78 rpm)

(#3 hit voor Lew Stone and his Band (Vocal Chorus Nat Gonella) (Recorded in England) op 9 maart 1935 [Decca 247] (78 rpm)

(#14 hit voor The Gaylords (With Orchestra Conducted by George Annis) (Vocal By The Gaylords) in 1954 [Mercury 70350-X45] (45 rpm)

(#17 hit voor Jackie Lee And His Orchestra (Instrumental); B-kant van By the Light of the Silvery Moon in 1954 [Coral 9-61149] (45 rpm)

(1954: Ken Colyer’s Jazzmen [Decca  F.10241] (78 rpm)

(1954: Ken Colyer’s Jazzmen (Ken Colyer, Trumpet – Monty Sunshine, clarinet – Chris Barber, Trombone – Tony Donnegan, Banjo – Jim Bray, Bass – Ron Bowden, Drums) (10” LP: New Orleans to London) [Decca LF.1152]

(1954: The Slew Foot Five (Instrumental) [Decca 9-29146] (45 rpm)

(1957: Frank Chacksfield And His Orchestra op de EP Mediterranean Moonlight No. 1 [Decca DFE.6395] (45 rpm)

(1957: Edmundo Ros And His Orchestra (LP: Rhythms of the South) [London LL.1612]

(#1 album-hit voor Frank Sinatra (with Billy May and his orchestra) in 1958 (LP: Come Fly with Me) [Capitol W-920]

(1958: The Four Preps (LP: The Things We Did Last Summer) [Capitol Records T-1090]

(1958: Edmundo Ros And His Orchestra [Decca 45-F 10988] (45 rpm)

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

(1959: The Jonah Jones Quartet (Produced by Dave Cavanaugh) (LP: Swingin’ ‘Round the World) [Capitol Records ST-1237]

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

(1961: Xavier Cugat and his orchestra (LP: Viva Cugat!) [Mercury Records PPS-2003]

(1961: The Three Suns (Arrangements by Charles Albertine) (LP: Fun in the Sun) [RCA Victor LSP 2437]

(1963: Billy Mure And The Aztec Guitars (LP: Maria Elena and Other Great Songs) [MGM E 4189]

1974: Jim Stafford – Spiders & Snakes [MGM K 14648] (1 week 3)
Spiders & Snakes - Jim Stafford

(vandaag 43 jaar geleden)
(Jim Stafford; David Bellamy)
(Produced by Phil Gernhard and Lobo)
(Published ℗ 1973)

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

1985: David Lee Roth – California Girls [Warner Bros. Records 7-29102] (1 week 3)
California Girls - David Lee Roth

(vandaag 32 jaar geleden)
(Brian Wilson; Mike Love)
(Produced by Ted Templeman)
(Engineered by Jeff Hendrickson)

(#3 hit voor The Beach Boys (Produced by: Brian Wilson) {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} op 28 augustus 1965 [Capitol Records 5464] (45 rpm)

(1965: Alvin, Simon & Theodore with David Seville (LP: Chipmunks à Go-Go) [Liberty LRP 3424]

(#37 album-hit voor Leif Garrett in 1977 (LP: Leif Garrett)

(1986: David Lee Roth (St: Down and Out in Beverly Hills)

 2013: Rihanna feat. Mikky Ekko – Stay (2 weken 3)
Stay - Rihanna feat. Mikky Ekko

(vandaag 4 jaar geleden)
(Mikky Ekko; Justin Parker)
(Produced By Mikky Ekko)
(Music And Future Vocals Recorded By Seth Firkins at Triangle Studios, Atlanta, GA)
(Vocals Produced By Kuk Harrell)
(Vocals Recorded By Kuk Harrell at Westlake Studios, Los Angles, CA and at Westlake Studios, Los Angles, CA)
(Mixed By Phil Tan at Ninja Club Studios, Atlanta, GA)
(Assistant Recording Engineer: Robert Cohen)
(Piano: Justin Parker)
(Arranged By Mikky Ekko, Justin Parker)
(Produced By Elof Loelv, Justin Parker)
(Additional Production/Landscape: Elof Loelv, Mikky Ekko)
(Vocals Recorded/Engineered by Mike Gaydusek at Nightbird Studios, Los Angeles, CA)
(Assistant Engineer: Blake Mares)
(Additional/Assistant Engineer: DaniAddela Rivera)
(Published ℗ 2012)

Adult Standards/Timeless Classics

1959: Dean Martin – All I Do Is Dream Of You [Capitol Records] [albumtrack]
All I Do Is Dream Of You - Dean Martin

(vandaag 58 jaar geleden)
(Tekst: Arthur Freed /Muziek: Nacio Harb Brown)
(With Orchestra Conducted by Frank Sinatra)

{Nostalgia Classic Song op radiostation KEZW Studio 1430 AM Denver, Colorado} (LP: Sleep Warm) [Capitol Records ST-1150]

(2003: Stacey Kent (Produced by Jim Tomlinson) (Executive Producer: Alan Bates) (Recorded and mixed by Curtis Schwartz) {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 79998]

(#1 US album-hit voor Michael Bublé (Produced by David Foster) {Nostalgia Classic Song op radiostation KEZW Studio 1430 AM Denver, Colorado} {Timeless Classic Song op radiostation KIXI (880 AM) Mercer Island-Seattle, Washington} in 2009 (CD: Crazy Love) [143 Records/Reprise 520733-2]

(#1 hit voor Jan Garber and His Orchestra (Vocal refrain by Fritz Heilbron) op 14 juli 1934 [Victor 24629] (78 rpm)

1963: Sammy Davis, Jr. – As Long As She Needs Me [Reprise R-20,138]As Long As She Needs Me - Sammy Davis, Jr.

(vandaag 54 jaar geleden)
(Lionel Bart)
(Arranged and Conducted by Marty Paich)

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

(#57 hit in US Record World Top 100 Singles Charts)

(#59 hit in US Billboard Hot 100 Singles Charts)

(#73 hit in US Cashbox Top 100 Singles Charts)

1963: Nancy Wilson – A Lot Of Livin’ To Do [Capitol Records 4926]A Lot Of Livin' To Do - Nancy Wilson

(vandaag 54 jaar geleden)
(Lee Adams; Charles Strouse)
(Produced by Tom Morgan)
(Orchestra conducted by Jimmy Jones)

(#112 Bubbling Under-hit in US Record World Top 100 Singles Charts)

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

(Het origineel is van Conrad Birdie, Kim MacAfee and Teenager in de Broadway-musical theaterproductie Bye Bye Birdie, ging op 14 april 1960 in Martin Beck Theatre, NY in première, vanaf 24 oktober 1960 opent de musical haar deuren in 54th Street Theatre op Broadway en vanaf 16 januari 1961 is de musical te zien in Shubert Theatre. Na 607 keer was op 7 oktober 1961 de laatste voorstelling)

(#14 US album-hit voor Sammy Davis, Jr. (Arranged and Conducted by Marty Paich) {Timeless Classic Song op radiostation KIXI (880 AM) Mercer Island-Seattle, Washington} in 1962 (LP: What Kind of Fool Am I and Other Show-Stoppers) [Reprise RS-6051]

(1965: Woody Herman And His Swinging Herd (Arranged by Dusko Goykovich) (Recording date: 2/15/65) (Nat Pierce, piano) (Andy McGhee, tenor sax) (Produced by Teo Macero) {Nostalgia Classic Song op radiostation KEZW Studio 1430 AM Denver, Colorado} (LP: My Kind of Broadway) [Columbia CS 9157]

(#1 US album-hit voor Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass ‎(Producers / Herb Alpert & Jerry Moss) (Arranger / Herb Alpert) (Engineer / Larry Levine) in 1967 (LP: Sounds Like…) [A&M Records ‎SP-4124]

(2015: Herb Alpert (CD: Come Fly with Me) [Herb Alpert Presents HRB 001]

Billboard Easy Listening chart:

1963: The Cascades – Rhythm Of The Rain [Valiant 6026] (2 weken 1)
Rhythm Of The Rain - The Cascades

(vandaag 54 jaar geleden)
(John Gummoe)
(Arranged by Perry Botkin Jr.)

(#3 hit in de Hot 100 op 9 maart 1963)

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

(#4 hit in Nederland voor Rob de Nijs met The Lords en koor en orkest o.l.v. Jack Bulterman als Ritme van de regen in 1963 [Decca AT 10 003] (45 rpm)

(#12 album-hit voor Percy Faith And His Orchestra in 1963 (LP: Themes for Young Lovers) [Columbia CS 8823]

(#20 album-hit voor Lawrence Welk and his orchestra in 1963 (LP: 1963’s Early Hits) [Dot DLP 25510]

(#71 album-hit voor Jan & Dean (Arranged And Produced By Jan Berry) (A Lou Adler Production) in 1963 (LP: Jan & Dean Take Linda Surfin’) [Liberty LST-7294]

(#98 album-hit voor Bobby Darin (Arranged by Bobby Scott) (Produced by Nick Venet) in 1963 (LP: 18 Yellow Roses) [Capitol ST-1942]

(1963: Richard Anthony (Orchestre et “Les Angels”, direction: Christian Chevaller) als En ecoutant la pluie (Rhythm of the rain) op de EP En ecoutant la pluie[Columbia ESRF 1391] (EMI) (45 rpm)

(1963: Matt Collins als En écoutant la pluie op de EP En écoutant la pluie [Philips EP 432 820 Ph]

(1963: Maya (avec Jean Claudric et son orchestre) als En ecoutant la pluie [Philips B 373.138F] (45 rpm)

(1963: The Typhoons; B-kant van Charmaine [Embassy 45-WB 556] (45 rpm)

(1963: Sylvie Vartan (Orchestre dirigé par Eddie Vartan) als En écoutant la pluie op de EP En écoutant la pluie [RCA Victor 86.07]

(1963: Sylvie Vartan als En écoutant la pluie (LP: Twiste et Chante) [RCA Victor 430 137]

(1963: The Fouryo’s als Und nebenbei hast du noch mich; B-kant van Baby Doll [45-Decca AT 10 011]

(1963: The Kestrels (LP: Smash Hits! From the Kestrels) [Piccadilly NPL 38009]

(#48 album-hit voor Johnny Tillotson in 1964 (LP: Talk Back Trembling Lips) [MGM SE 4188]

(#42 album-hit voor Johnny Rivers in 1965 (LP: Johnny Rivers in Action!) [Imperial LP 12280]

(#63 hit voor Gary Lewis And The Playboys (Produced by Snuff Garrett) (Arranged by Al Capps) in 1969 [Liberty 56093] (45 rpm)

(#34 C&W-hit voor Pat Roberts (Produced by George Richey) in 1972 [Dot Records DOA-17434] (45 rpm)

(#149 album-hit voor Lawrence Welk in 1972 (LP: Reminiscing) [Ranwood R-5001]

(#67 C&W- hit voor Floyd Cramer And The Keyboard Kick Band (Produced by Chips Moman) in 1977 [RCA PB-10908] (45 rpm)

(#11 C&W-hit voor Jacky Ward (Produced by Jerry Kennedy) (String & Horn arrangement by D. Bergen White) in 1978 [Mercury 55047] (45 rpm)

(#37 Easy Listening-hit voor Neil Sedaka (Produced by Dan Hartman); B-kant van New Orleans van Neil Sedaka (with Gary U.S. Bonds) in 1984 [MCA Records/Curb Records MCA-52400] (45 rpm)

(#3 Easy Listening-hit voor Dan Fogelberg (Mixed by Marty Lewis & Dan Fogelberg) {Classic Non-Hot 100 Song in Joel Whitburn’s Top Pop Singles 1955-2010} als Rhythm of the Rain/Rain in 1990 [Full Moon/Epic 34-73513] (45 rpm)

(#4 album-hit in Engeland voor Chris de Burgh als Rhythm of the Rain/Crying in the Rain (℗ 2008) in 2009 (CD: Footsteps) [Ferryman Productions ‎1798495]

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

1968: Al Martino – Love Is Blue (L’amour est bleu) [Capitol Records 2102] (3 weken 3)
Love Is Blue (L’amour est bleu) - Al Martino
(vandaag 49 jaar geleden)
(Engelse tekst: Brian Blackburn /Muziek: André Popp)
(Produced by: Voyle Gilmore)
(Arranged by Pete King)
(#57 hit in de Hot 100 op 24 februari 1968)

(Het origineel is van Vicky [ = Vicky Leandros] (Arrangements et Direction Musicale: Claude Denjean) (Direction Artistique: Jacques Bedos) als L’amour est bleu op de EP L’amour est bleu uit 1967 [Polydor 27 305] (45 rpm), eindigde als vierde op het Eurovisiesongfestival namens Luxemburg. Sandie Shaw was de winnaar met Puppet on a String)

(#1 pop-hit voor Paul Mauriat 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} op 10 februari 1968 [Philips 40495] (45 rpm)

(#1 album-hit voor Paul Mauriat 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 L’amour est bleu (Love Is Blue) in 1967 (LP: Blooming Hits) [Philips PHS-600-248]

(1967: Le grand orchestre de Paul Mauriat als L’amour est bleu (Love Is Blue) (LP: Le grand orchestre de Paul Mauriat Vol. 5) [Philips 840 597]

(1967: Franck Pourcel et son Grand Orchestre als L’amour est bleu (LP: Pourcel pour vous) [La voix de son maître SHTX 340.715]

(#3 Easy Listening-hit voor Al Martino (Produced by: Voyle Gilmore) (Arranged by Pete King) in 1968 [Capitol Records 2102] (45 rpm)

(#9 album-hit voor Andy Williams in 1968 (LP: Honey) [Columbia CS 9662]

(#13 album-hit voor The Lettermen (Instrumental Arrangements by Perry Botkin, Jr. & Richard Hazard) (Vocal Arrangements by The Lettermen and Wilson Brown) als Medley: Love Is Blue/Greensleeves in 1968 (LP: Goin’ Out of My Head) [Capitol Records ST-2865]

(#22 album-hit voor Ray Conniff and The Singers in 1968 (LP: Honey) [Columbia CS 9661]

(#26 album-hit voor Johnny Mathis in 1968 (LP: Love Is Blue)

(#28 Easy Listening-hit voor Claudine Longet (Arranged by Nick De Caro) (Produced by Tommy LiPuma) als Love Is Blue (L’amour est bleu) in 1968 [A&M Records 909] (45 rpm)

(#51 album-hit voor Nancy Wilson (Arranged and Conducted by Jimmy Jones) in 1968 (LP: Easy) [Capitol Records ST-2909]

(#96 hit voor Manny Kellem – His Orchestra And Voices (Arr. & Cond. by Al Gorgoni) (Prod. by Manny Kellem) in 1968 [Epic 5-10282] (45 rpm)

(#130 album-hit voor Lawrence Welk and his orchestra (Arranged and Conducted by Richard Maltby) in 1968 (LP: Love Is Blue) [Ranwood RLP-8003]

(#157 album-hit voor Gabor Szabo in 1968 (LP: Bacchanal) [Skye SK 3]

(1968: The Ray Charles Singers (LP: MacArthur Park) [Command RS 936 S]

(#22 pop-hit voor The Dells (Arranged by Charles Stepney) (Produced by Bobby Miller) (Recorded in Concept 12) als Medley: Can Sing a Rainbow/Love Is Blue in 1969 [Cadet 5641]

(#54 album-hit voor The Dells als Medley: I Can Sing a Rainbow & Love Is Blue (LP: Love Is Blue) in 1969 [Cadet LPS-829]

(#73 album-hit voor Mantovani in 1969 (LP: The Mantovani Scene) [London PS-548]

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

(#37 Easy Listening-hit voor Steve & Eydie (Arranged by Don Costa) als Love Is Blue/Autumn Leaves in 1971 [RCA 74-0420] (45 rpm)

(1969: Dorothy Ashby (Arranged and conducted by Richard Evans) (LP: Dorothy’s Harp) [Cadet LPS 825]

1974: Tom T. Hall – I Love [Mercury 73436] (1 week 2)
I Love - Tom T. Hall

(vandaag 43 jaar geleden)
(Tom T. Hall)
(Produced By Jerry Kennedy)
(String Arrangement By Cam Mullins)
(Published ℗ 1973)

(#12 hit in de Hot 100 op 2 maart 1974)

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

(1974: Jean Shepard (LP: I’ll Do Anything It Takes) [United Artists UA LA 307 R]

(1974: Bud Logan & Wilma Burgess (LP: Wake Me into Love) [Shannon SHA 1002]

(1974: Cal Smith (LP: Country Bumpkin) [MCA Records MCA-424]

(1982: The Shaggs (LP: “Shaggs’ Own Thing”) [Rounder RDR 3056]

1991: Styx – Show Me The Way (2 weken 3)
Show Me The Way - Styx
(vandaag 26 jaar geleden)
(Dennis De Young)
(Produced by Dennis De Young)
(Published ℗ 1990)

(#3 hit in de Hot 100 op 16 maart 1991)

Billboard Country & Western chart:

1957: Johnny Cash And Tennessee Two – There You Go [Sun 258] (9 weken 1)There You Go - Johnny Cash
(vandaag 60 jaar geleden)
(Johnny Cash)

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

(1959: Bobby Rowan (LP: Johnny Cash Song Hits Sung by Bobby Rowan) [ARC ARC 504]

(1970: Johnny Cash (LP: The Legend) [Sun 2-118]

1985: Gary Morris – Baby Bye Bye [Warner Bros. Records 7-29131] (1 week 1)
Baby Bye Bye - Gary Morris
(vandaag 32 jaar geleden)
(Gary Morris; James Brantley)
(Produced By Jim Ed Morgan And Gary Morris)
(Published ℗ 1984)

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

1996: Martina McBride – Wild Angels (1 week 1)
Wild Angels - Martina McBride

(vandaag 21 jaar geleden)
(Matraca Berg; Gary Harrison; Harry Stinson)

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

Billboard Rhythm & Blues chart:

1974: Spinners – Mighty Love – Pt. 1 [Atlantic 45-3006] (2 weken 1)
Mighty Love - Spinners
(vandaag 43 jaar geleden)
(Joe B. Jefferson; Bruce Hawes; Charles Simmons)
(Produced, Arranged & Conducted by Thom Bell)
(Published ℗ 1973)

(#20 hit in de Hot 100 op 23 maart 1974)

(#59 album-hit voor The Spinners als Mighty Love in 1994 op de Music from the Motion Picture (CD: Crooklyn Volume 1: A Spike Lee Joint!) [40 Acres And A Mule MusicWorks MCAD-11036] (MCA)

1991: Whitney Houston – All The Man That I Need [Arista AS-2156] (2 weken 1)
All The Man That I Need - Whitney Houston

(vandaag 25 jaar geleden)
(Dean Pitchford; Michael Gore)
(Produced And Arranged By Narada Michael Walden)
(Vocal Arrangement By Whitney Houston)
(Executive Producer: Clive Davis)
(Published ℗ 1990)

(#1 hit in de Hot 100 op 23 februari 1991)

(Het origineel is van Linda Clifford uit 1982 (LP: I’ll Keep on Loving You) [Capitol ST-12181]

(#45 R&B-hit voor Sister Sledge (Produced & Arranged by Sister Sledge) als All the Man I Need in 1982 [Cotilion 47007] (45 rpm)

(#5 album-hit voor Luther Vandross in 1994 (CD: Songs)

2002: Mr. Cheeks – Lights, Camera, Action! (1 week 1)
Lights Camera Action - Mr. Cheeks

(vandaag 15 jaar geleden)
(Terrance Kelly; Roosevelt Harrell; Frank Wilson; Anita Poree; Leonard Caston)
(Produced by Bink!)
(Bevat een sample uit Keep on Truckin’ van Eddie Kendricks (1973)
(Published ℗ 2001)

(#14 hit in de Hot 100 op 9 maart 2002)

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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 (©2017)

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Australië:

1963: Ned Miller – From A Jack To A King (2 weken 1)
(vandaag 54 jaar geleden)
(Ned Miller)
(Produced by Fabor Robinson)

(#6 hit in de US Hot 100 op 16 februari 1963)

1968: John Fred & His Playboy Band – Judy In Disguise (With Glasses) (2 weken 1)
(vandaag 49 jaar geleden)
(John Fred; Andrew Bernard)
(Produced by John Fred-Andrew Bernard)
(Published ℗ 1967)

(#1 hit in de US Hot 100 op 20 januari 1968)

1981: The Swingers – Counting The Beat [Mushroom K-8101] (3 week 1)
(vandaag 36 jaar geleden)
(Wayne Stevens; Buster Stiggs; Phil Judd)
(Produced by David Tickle)
(Engineered by David Tickle)
(Recorded at Studio 301 Sydney, Australia)
(Published ℗ 1980)

Nieuw-Zeeland:

1997: The Cardigans – Lovefool (2 weken 1)
(vandaag 20 jaar geleden)
(Peter Svensson; Nina Persson)
(Produced and engineered by Tore Johansson, Tambourine Studios, Malmö)
(Published ℗ 1996)

(#2 hit in de US Hot 100 Airplay op 1 maart 1997)

 2003: t.A.T.u. – All The Things She Said (Radio Version) [Interscope Records ‎4400193322] (3 weken 1)
(vandaag 14 jaar geleden)
(Muziek: Sergio Galoyan /Tekst: Trevor Horn; Martin Kierszenbaum; Elena Kiper; Valery Polienko)
(Produced by Trevor Horn)
(Engineered & mixed by Robert Orton)
(Executive Producer: Ivan Shapovalov)
(CD maxi-single)

(#20 hit in de US Hot 100 op 15 maart 2003)

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Australia and New Zealand charts sourced from Wikipedia

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