3 januari

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

De nummer 1-hits van 3 januari

Best Selling Singles/Billboard Hot 100:

1969: B.J. Thomas – Raindrops Keep Fallin’ On My Head [Scepter Records SCE-12265] (4 weken 1)
Raindrops Keep Fallin’ On My Head - B.J. Thomas

(vandaag 48 jaar geleden)
(Muziek: Burt Bacharach /Tekst: Hal David)
(Arranged by: Burt Bacharach)  
(Produced by: Burt BacharachHal David)
(Recorded at A&R Recording Studios, New York City)
(Audio Engineer: Phil Ramone)

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

(Uit de film Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid met in de hoofdrollen Paul Newman & Robert Redfort, wordt op  23 september 1969 in een beperkte roulatie vertoond in de Amerikaanse bioscopen, op 24 september 1969 gaat-ie in New York City, NY in première, vanaf 8 oktober 1969 te zien in Bismarck, North Dakota en draait vanaf 24 oktober 1969 in heel Amerika, op 29 januari 1970 gaat de film in de Nederlandse bioscopen in roulatie)

(#10 in Engeland voor Sacha Distel (Produced by Jimmy Wisner) (Arranged and Conducted by Jimmy Wisner) in 1969 [Warner Bros. Records WB 7345] (45 rpm)

(1969: Johnny Farnham [Columbia 1C 006-80 308] (EMI) (45 rpm) {Duitse persing}

(1969: Nancy Holloway (Arrangements et direction musicale Daniel Janin) (LP: “Hello Dolly”) [Concert Hall SVS 2690]

(#1 hit in Australië voor Johnny Farnham (Produced by Howard Gable) op 19 januari 1970 [Columbia DO-8965] (EMI) (45 rpm)

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

(#12 album-hit voor B.J. Thomas in 1970 (LP: Raindrops Keep Fallin’ on My Head) [Scepter Records SPS-580]

(#16 album-hit voor B.J. Thomas (LP: Original Soundtrack Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid) [A&M Records SP-4227]

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

(#22 album-hit voor Perry Como (Arranged by Nick Perito) (℗ 1970) in 1971 (LP: It’s Impossible) [RCA Victor LSP-4473]

(#23 album hit voor Dionne Warwick in 1970 (LP: I’ll Never Fall in Love Again) [Scepter Records SPS-581]

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

(#38 album-hit voor Johnny Mathis (Produced by Jack Gold) (Arranged and Conducted by Ernie Fields) (Engineering: Phil Macy) in 1970 (LP: Raindrops Keep Fallin’ on My Head) [Columbia CS 1005]

(#40 hit in Engeland voor Bobbie Gentry (℗ 1969) in 1970 [Capitol CL 15626] (45 rpm)

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

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

(#52 album-hit voor Edwin Starr in 1970 (LP: War & Peace) [Gordy G 948]

(#87 album-hit voor Bert Kaempfert and his Orchestra in 1970 (LP: The Bert Kaempfert Touch) [Decca DL 75175]

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

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

(#91 album-hit voor The Ventures (Produced By Lanky Linstrot And The Ventures) (Arranged by The Ventures) (Strings & Horns Arranged by George Tipton & Al Capps) (Engineer: Lanky Linstrot) in 1970 (LP: The Ventures 10th Anniversary Album) [Liberty LST-35000]

(#96 album-hit voor Bobbie Gentry (Arranged by Tommy Oliver) in 1970 (LP: Fancy) [Capitol ST-428]

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

(#105 album-hit voor The Mike Curb Congregation (Arr. & Prod. By Perry Botkin. Jr.) in 1970 (LP: Come Together) [CoBurt Records Inc. CO 1002]

(#105 album-hit voor Four Tops in 1970 (LP: Changing Times) [Motown MS-721]

(#111 album-hit voor Vikki Carr (Strings & Horns Arr. by Julian Lee) in 1970 (LP: Nashville by Carr) [Liberty LST-11001]

(#111 album-hit voor Henry Mancini And His Orchestra in 1970 (LP: Theme from “Z” and Other Film Music) [RCA Victor LSP 4350]

(#112 Bubbling Under-hit voor Barbara Mason (Arr. & Cond. by Bobby Martin) in 1970 [National General Records NGR 005] (45 rpm)

(#131 album-hit voor Charles Earland in 1970 (LP: Black Drops) [Prestige PRST 7815]

(#142 album-hit voor Peggy Lee in 1970 (LP: Bridge Over Troubled Water) [Capitol ST 463]

(#155 album-hit voor Nancy Wilson (Arranged and conducted by Phil Wright) in 1970 (LP: Can’t Take My Eyes Off You) [Capitol ST-429]

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

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

(#184 album-hit voor Al Martino (Recorded at United Recording, Studio A) (Engineered by Bob Kovach & Joe Sidore and, many thanks to the one and only Hal Blain) (Arranged by Michel Colombier) (Produced by Wes Farrell) in 1970 (LP: Can’t Help Falling in Love) [Capitol ST-405]

(#184 album-hit voor Paul Mauriat And His Orchestra in 1970 (LP: Gone Is Love) [Philips PHS-600-345]

(#188 album-hit voor Willie Mitchell in 1970 (LP: Robbin’s Nest) [Hi Records SHL 32058]

(#188 album-hit voor Billy Vaughn in 1970 (LP: Winter World of Love) [Dot DLP 25975]

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

(#194 album-hit voor Ed Ames (Arranged and Conducted by Perry Botkin, Jr.) in 1970 (LP: Sing Away the World) [RCA Victor LSP 4381]

(#199 album-hit voor Tony Sandler & Ralph Young (Arranged and Conducted by Jimmy Jones) (Produced by David Cavanaugh) (Associate Producer: John Palladino) in 1970 (LP: Honey Come Back) [Capitol ST-449]

(1970: Roy Ayers (Arranged by Roy Ayers & Edwin Birdsong) (LP: Roy Ayers: Ubiquity) [Polydor 24-4049]

(1970: Pedro Biker als Regndråber drypper i mit hår (Raindrops keep fallin’ on my head) (Kor og orkester under ledelse af Helmer Olesen) (Producer: Johnny Reimar) [Polydor 2054 005] {Deense versie}

(1970: Fred Bongusto (LP: Alla mia maniera) [RiFi RFL ST 14038]

(1970: Dennis Brown als Raindrops Keep Falling (LP: No Man Is an Island) [Studio 1 SOL 01112]

(1970: Caravelli ‎(Direction artistique: Philippe Boutet) als Raindrops Keep Fallin’ On My Head (Toute la pluie tombe sur moi) (LP: Pluie d’etoiles) [CBS ‎S 7-64000]

(1970: Danny als Räystäät jos tippuu; B-kant van Kukat nuo kun vienyt on syys [45-Scandia KS 822] {Zweedse versie}

(1970: John Davidson (LP: Everything Is Beautiful) [Columbia C 30098]

(1970: Sacha Distel (Orchestre, dir.: Jimmy Wisner) als Toute la pluie tombe sur moi (Raindrops keep fallin’ on my head) [La voix de son maître 2 C006-10721 M] (EMI) (45 rpm)

(1970: Ferlin Husky (LP: Youre Love Is Heavenly Sunshine) [Capitol ST-433]

(1970: Johnny als Ei haittaa sää (LP: Polttopiste) [MCA MAPS 3918] {Finse versie}

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

(1970: Raymond Lefèvre et son Grand Orchestre (LP: Concerto pour une voix …) [Riviera 550.005]

(1970: Raymond Lefèvre et son grand orchestre (Adapt.: Maurice Tézé) (Dir. mus.: Raymond Lefèvre) als Toute la pluie tombe sur moi (Raindrops Keep Fallin’ on My Head) (LP: “Musique de Films” – The Best Movies Soundtracks) [Riviera 521 140]

(1970: Raymond Lefèvre et son grand orchestre (Adapt.: Maurice Tézé) (Prise de son: Francis Miannay) (Direction: Léo Missir) als Raindrops Keep Fallin’ on My Head (LP: Raymond Lefèvre et son grand orchestre N° 12) [Riviera XCED 521 146]

(1970: Barbara Mason (LP: If You Knew Him Like I Do) [National General Records NG 2001]

(1970: Peter Nero (Arr. by Peter Nero) (Cond. by Nick Perito) (Prod. by Wally Gold); B-kant van Company [Columbia 4-45167] (45 rpm)

(1970: Peter Nero (LP: I’ll Never Fall in Love Again – Peter Nero Plays the Great Love Songs of Today) [Columbia CS 1009]

(1970: Patti Page (Arranged and Produced by Don Costa) (Conducted by Rocky Cole) (LP: Honey Come Back) [Columbia CS 9999]

(1970: Franck Pourcel et son Grand Orchestre als Toute la luie tombe sur moi (LP: “Amour, danse et violons” – N°35) [La voix de son maître 2C 062-15552] (EMI)

(1970: Patty Pravo (Adapt.: Cristiano Minellono) als Gocce di pioggia su di me (Raindrops Keep Fallin’ on My Head) (LP: Patty Pravo) [RCA Italiana PSL 10461]

(1970: Kenny Price (Produced by Ronnie Light) (Recorded in RCA’s “Nashville Sound” Studio, Nashville, Tennessee) (Recording Engineer: Leslie Ladd, Tom Pick and Al Pachucki) (Recording Technicians: Roy Shockley and Ray Butts) (LP: Northeast Arkansas Mississippi County Bootlegger) [RCA Victor LSP-4373]

(1970: Renato dei Profeti als Gocce di pioggia (LP: Innamorato) [CBS 64225] {Italiaanse versie}

(1970: Poul Rudi als Regndråber drypper i mit hår [45-RCA Victor 45 1171] {Deense versie}

(1970: Jimmy Ruffin (LP: ….Forever) [Tamla Motown STML 11161] {Engelse persing}

(1970: Mel Tormé (Arranged and Conducted by Jimmy Jones) (LP: Raindrops Keep Fallin’ on My Head) [Capitol ST-430]

(1970: Dotti West (Vocal Accompaniment by The Jordanaires) (LP: Forever Yours) [RCA Victor LSP-4433]

(#48 album-hit voor Dionne Warwick in 1971 (LP: The Dionne Warwicke Story: A Decade of Gold) [Scepter Records SPS-2-596]

(#113 album-hit voor Dean Martin (With the Jimmy Bowen Orchestra & Chorus) (Arranged by Ernie Freeman) in 1971 (LP: For the Good Times) [Reprise Records RS 6428]

(#134 album-hit voor Ferrante & Teicher in 1971 (LP: The Best of Ferrante & Teicher) [United Artists Records UXS 73]

(#198 album-hit voor The Renaissance (Producer: Garrett Music Enterprises By: “Snuff” Garrett) (Arrangements: Al Capps) (Recorded At: Devonshire Studios – North Hollywood) (Engineer: Greg Venable) (℗ 1970) in 1971 (LP: Bacharach Baroque) [Ranwood R-8084]

(#199 album-hit voor Ed Ames (Produced by Jim foglesong) (Arranged and Conducted by Perry Botkin, Jr.) (Recorded in RCA’s Music Centre of the World, Hollywood, California) (Recording Engineers: Pete Abbott, Mickey Crofford and John Norman) in 1971 (LP: Ed Ames Sings the Songs of Bacharach and David) [RCA Victor LSP 4453]

(1971: Sacha Distel (Orchestre direction: Jimmy Wisner) als Toute la pluie tombe sur moi (LP: Tout la pluie tombe sur moi) [Pathé SPAM 67.320] {Franse versie} {Canadese persing}

(1971: Tony Hatch & His Orchestra (Arranged and Produced by Tony Hatch) als Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head (LP: What the World Needs Now) [Pye NSPL 41014]

(1971: Ginette Reno (LP: Beautiful Second Hand Man) [Parrot PAS. 71045]

(1971: Sonja Salvis/Gustav Brom Orchestra (LP: Send for Me) [Supraphon 1 13 0990] {uit Zwitserland} {Tsjechoslowaakse persing}

(1971: The Don Reeve Sound (LP: Hammond – My – Way) [Amberlee AEL 202 X]

(1971: Raffaella Carrà (LP: Raffaella Carrà) [RCA Italiana PSL 10518]

(#162 album-hit voor The Dells (Vocals: Marvin Junior, baritone; Johnny Carter, tenor; Verne Allison, tenor; Mickey McGill, Baritone; Chuck Barksdale, Bass) (Recorded At: RCA Studios, Chicago, Ill) (Date: January 26, 1972) (Supervising Engineer: Gary Starr) (Recording Engineer: Roger Anfinsen) (Remix Engineer: Brian Christian) (Album Production: Charles Stepney) (Album Supervision: Charles Stepney) (Arranger: Charles Stepney) (Producer: Charles Stepney) (Violins: Roger Moulton, Jerry Babransky, Ruth Goodman, Irving Kaplan, Zattoff Mirsky, Sol A. Bobrov, Samuel Magad, Elliott Golub) (Violas: Harold D. Klatz, Harold Kupper, Arthur W. Ahlman, Bruce Hayden) (Cellos: Leonard Chausow & Karl B. Fruh) (Harp: Edward Druzinsky) (Horns: Ethel Merker & Paul Ondracek) (Trumpets: Arthur Hoyle & Robert A. Lewis) (Rhythm: Charles Stepney, piano, congas, harpsichord, fender Rhodes, percussion) (Phil Upchurch, guitar) (Donny Simmons, drums) (Morris Jennings, drums) (Roland Faulkner, guitar) (John Frigo & Joseph Gudstafeste, Double Bass) (Percussion: Bobby Christian) (Bongos & Cogas: Derf Reklaw Raheem & Oye Bisi Nalls and Ealee Satterfield) (Album Co-ordination: Mia Krinsky) (Production Supervision: Bob Scerbo) in 1972 (LP: The Dells Sing Dionne Warwicke’s Greatest Hits) [Cadet CA 50017]

(#193 album-hit voor Danny Davis and The Nashville Brass in 1972 (LP: Turn on Some Happy!) [RCA Victor LSP 4803]

(1972: Pino Calvi als Gocce di pioggia su di me (LP: Romantic  N°2) [RiFi RDZ ST 14221]

(1972: Raymond Lefevre (LP: Oh Happy Day) [Buddah Records BDS 5109]

(1973: Johnny Hartman (Arranged & Conducted by Tony Monte) (LP: I’ve Been There) [Perception Records PLP-41]

(#173 album-hit voor Burt Bacharach (Produced by Burt Bacharach) (Arranged and Conducted by Burt Bacharach) (A&R Co-ordination by Allan McDougall) (Re-mastered by Frank De Luna) (℗ 1973) in 1974 (LP: Burt Bacharach’s Greatest Hits) [A&M Records SP-3661]

(1974: The King’s Singers (Arranged by Jeremy Lubbock) als Here’s That Rainy Day Interpolating Raindrops Keep Fallin’ on My Head (LP: Out of the Blue) [EMI EMC 3023]

(1976: The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Conducted by Harold Geller (LP: Play for You) [Pye Records NSPLX 41053]

(1977: Raymond Lefèvre et son grand orchestre (Adapt.: Maurice Tézé) (Direction artistique: Léo Missir) (Enregistrement: Studios Barclay-Hoche, Paris) (Ingénieur du son: Francis Miannay) als Raindrops Keep Fallin’ on My Head (LP: Rock and Rhythm in Hi-Fi) [Barclay ‎80.629]

(1979: Sacha Distel (LP: The Night, the Music and You) [Pye Records NSPL 18606]

(#2 album-hit voor B.J. Thomas in 1994 (Soundtrack Executive Producers: Robert Zemeckis, Joel Sill & Glen Brunman) (CD Bonus Track) als Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head op de various artists (CD: Forrest Gump: The Soundtrack) [Epic Soundtrax E2K 66329]

(2002: Ornella Vanoni als Gocce di pioggie (CD: Sogni proibiti – Ornella e le canzoni di Bacharach) [Epic EPC 510240 2] {Italiaanse versie}

(2005: Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass als Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head (CD: Lost Treasures: Rare & Unreleased) [Shout! Factory ‎DK 32867]

(#2 album-hit voor Barry Manilow (Album Produced by Barry Manilow, Clive Davis and David Benson) (Executive Producer: Garry C. Kief) (Associate Producers: Greg Bartheld and Marc Hulett) als Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head in 2006 (CD: The Greatest Songs of the Sixties) [Arista 82876 82640 2]

(#2 album-hit in Nederland voor Trijntje Oosterhuis & Metropole Orchestra in 2007 (CD: Who’ll Speak for Love: Burt Bacharach Songbook II) [Blue Note 5152062]

1976: Bay City Rollers – Saturday Night [Arista Records AS 0149] (1 week 1)
Saturday Night - Bay City Rollers

(vandaag 41 jaar geleden)
(Bill Martin; Phil Coulter)
(Arranged by Phil Coulter)
(Produced by Bill Martin & Phil Coulter)
(Published ℗ 1975)

(1993: Bay City Rollers (St: So I Married an Axe Murderer)

Billboard: “Net geen N°1-hits”

1903: Arthur Collins – If Money Talks, It Ain’t On Speaking Terms With Me (1 week 3)
If Money Talks It Ain’t On Speaking Terms With Me 2
(vandaag 114 jaar geleden)
(J. Fred Helf)

1925: Vincent Lopez and His Orchestra – I Want To Be Happy (2 weken 2)
I Want To Be Happy
(vandaag 92 jaar geleden)
(Tekst: Irving Caesar /Muziek: Vincent Youmans)

(#5 hit voor Carl Fenton’s Orchestra (For Dancing) (With Vocal Quartet) in 1924 [Brunswick 2640] (78 rpm)

(1924: Billy Wynne’s Greenwich Village Inn Orchestra [Edison Record 51432-R] (78 rpm)

(#5 hit voor Jan Garber and His Orchestra in 1925 [Victor 19404] (78 rpm)

(#13 hit voor Shannon Four in 1925 [78-Columbia 222-D]

(1925: Louise Groody & Charles Winninger in de Broadway-musical theaterproductie No No Nanette, gaat op 16 september 1925 in Globe Theatre, NY in première. Na 321 keer is op 19 juni 1926 de laatste voorstelling)

(#19 hit voor Red Nichols and his Five Pennies in 1930 [Brunswick 4724] (78 rpm)

(1930: Red Nichols And His Five Pennies (Red Nichols, Ruby Weinstein, trumpets; Jack Teagarden, Glenn Miller, trombones; Jimmy Dorsey, alto sax, clarinet; Babe Russin, tenor sax; Adrian Rollini, bass sax; Jack Russin, piano; Teg Brown, banjo; Gene Krupa, drums) [78-Brunswick 4724] [Reissue Brunswick Collectors Series Album No. B-1001 (8 sides-8) [Brunswick 80007 B]

(1930: Waring’s Pennsylvanians [78-Victor 22292]

(1936: Nat Gonella & His Georgians; B-kant van Blue, Turning Grey Over You [78-Parlophone F 369]

(#17 hit voor Benny Goodman and his Orchestra (Featuring Benny Goodman, Clarinet – Harry James, Gordon Griffin, Harry Finkelman, Trumpets – Murray McEachern, S. Ballard, Trombones – Hymie Schertzer, William Depew, Arthur Rollini, Vido Musso, Saxophones – Allen Ruess, Guitars – Harry Goodman, String Bass – Jess Stacey, Piano – Gene Kruppa, Traps) in 1937 [Victor 25510] (78 rpm)

(1937: Brian Lawrance And His Lansdowne House Sextet [78-Decca F.6383]

(1939: Glenn Miller and his Orch.; B-kant van In the Mood [Bluebird B-10416] (78 rpm)

(1944: “Little Jazz” and his Trumpet Ensemble (“Little Jazz”, Emmett Berry and Joe Thomas, trumpets; Cozy Cole, drums; Israel Crosby, bass; Johnny Guarnieri, piano [Keynote Recordings 608] (78 rpm) {Recorded on Janury, 24  1944}

(1946: Teddy Wilson Octet (Teddy Wilson, Piano; Buck Clayton, Trumpet; Don Byas, Tenor Sax; Scoville Browne, Clarinet; George James, Baritone Sax; Remo Palmieri, Guitar; Billy Taylor, Bass; J. C. Head, Drums) [Musicraft 421L] (78 rpm)

(#3 soundtrack-hit voor Doris Day (With Choir and Orchestra under the direction of Axel Stordahl) in 1950 (10” LP: Tea for Two) [Columbia CL 6149]

(1951: Sonny Stitt And Bud Powell (10” LP: Sonny Stitt and Bud Powell) [Prestige PRLP 103]

(1951: Lester Young (10” LP: The Lester Young Buddy Rich Trio No. 2) [Mercury MGC 135]

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

(#8 album-hit voor The Dave Brubeck Quartet in 1954 (LP: Jazz Goes to College) [Columbia CL 566]

(1954: Toshiko Akiyoshi (10” LP: Toshiko Piano) [Norgran Records MGN-22]

(1954: Bud Powell (10” LP: The Amazing Bud Powell, Vol. 2) [Blue Note BLP 5041]

(1955: Bud Powell (LP: The Amazing Bud Powell, Volume 2) [Blue Note BLP 1504]

(1955: The Dave Brubeck Quartet [Columbia 5-1943] (45 rpm)

(1956: Nat ‘King’ Cole (with orchestra conducted by Nelson Riddle) (LP: The Piano Style of Nat ‘King’ Cole) [Capitol W-689]

(1956: Cal Tjader Quintet (Piano, Manuel Duran) (Bass, Carlos Duran) (Congas, Luis Miranda) (Timbales, Bayardo Velarde) (Vibes, Cal Tjader) (Produced Under the Personal Supervision of A. Ward Brill) (LP: Cal Tjader Quintet) [Fantasy ‎3232]

(#16 album-hit voor June Christy (Orchestra Conducted by Pete Rugolo) in 1957 (LP: June – Fair and Warmer!) [Capitol T-833]

(1957: Oscar Peterson Trio (LP: Stan Getz and the Oscar Peterson Trio)

(1957: Sonny Rollins Quartet featuring Thelonious Monk (LP: Thelonious Monk And Sonny Rollins) [Prestige PRLP 7075]

(1957: Joe Venuti and His… Accompanied by Paul Whiteman and His Orchestra (LP: Fiddle on Fire) [Grand Award G.A. 33 351]

(#48 hit voor Enoch Light & The Light Brigade als I Want to Be Happy Cha Cha in 1958 [Grand Award G.A. 45-1020] (45 rpm)

(#70 hit voor The Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Starring Warren Covington (Vocal Chorus By Warren Covington And Ensemble) in 1958 als I Want to Be Happy Cha Cha [Decca 9-30790] (45 rpm)

(1958: Stan Getz and the Oscar Peterson Trio (LP: Stan Getz and the Oscar Peterson Trio) [Verve Records V6 8251]

(1958: Emil Stern And His Orchestra (LP: I Want to Be Happy) [Mercury MG-20341]

(#38 album-hit voor Enoch Light and the Light Brigade als I Want to Be Happy Cha Cha (℗ 1958) in 1959 (LP: I Want to Be Happy Cha Cha’s) [Grand Award G.A. 33-388]

(1959: Francis Bay and the Boone City Blowers (LP: Charleston) [Philips 421 449 PE]

(1959: Ralph Flanagan (LP: Ralph Flanagan Plays Your Request) [Imperial LP-12016]

(1959: Polly Bergen (Orchestra conducted by Luther Henderson) (LP: My Heart Sings) [Columbia CL 1171]

(1959: Tutti Camarata and His Orchestra (LP: The Music of Vincent Youmans) [Everest LPBR 1062]

(1960: Joe Harnell (Piano With Orchestra) (LP: I Want to Be Happy) [Epic BN 573]

(1960: Debbie Reynolds (arranged and conducted by Jerry Fields) (LP: Fine and Dandy) [Dot DLP 3298]

(1961: Doris Day with Neal Hefti and His Orchestra (LP: Bright and Shiny) [Columbia CS 8414]

(1961: The Four Freshmen (Orchestra under the direction of Billy May) (LP: Voices in Fun) [Capitol Records T-1543]

(#21 album-hit voor Mitch Miller And The Gang in 1962 (LP: Rhythm Sing Along with Mitch) [Columbia CS 8527]

(1962: Homer & Jethro (LP: Playing It Straight) [RCA Victor LSP 2459]

(1962: Mitch Miller and his Gang [45-Columbia 4-42400]

(1962: The Harry Robinson Crew (LP: I Want to Be Happy) [Wing WL.1023]

(1963: Lena Horne (Arranged and Conducted by Marty Paich) (LP: Lena…Love and Alive) [RCA Victor LSP 2587]

(1963: Helen Shapiro (LP: Helen’s Sixteen) [Columbia 33JSX 1494]

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

(1964: The Art Farmer Quartet featuring Jim Hall (LP: Live at the Half-Note) [Atlantic SD 1421]

(1964: Ketty Lester (Arranged and conducted by Jack Pleis) (LP: The Soul of Me) [RCA Victor LSP 2945]

(#145 album-hit voor Count Basie & The Mills Brothers (Arranged and Conducted by Dick Hyman) in 1968 (LP: The Board of Directors) [Dot Records DLP 25838]

(#67 album-hit voor Tony Bennett (Arranged and Conducted by Ralph Burns) in 1971 (LP: Love Story) [Columbia C 30558]

(1971: Tony Bennett (Arranged by Ralph Burns); B-kant van Tea for Two [Columbia 4-45376] (45 rpm)

(1971: Ruby Keeler And Company (Musical Direction and Vocal Arrangement by: Buster Davis) (Orchestrations by Ralph Burns) [Columbia 4-45334] (45 rpm)

(#183 album-hit voor Andre Kostelanetz And His Orchestra in 1971 (LP: Love Story) [Columbia C 30501] {medley: I Want to Be Happy/Tea for Two}

(#219 Bubbling Under album-hit voor Lawrence Welk (Featuring Tanya Welk & Chorus) in 1971 (LP: No, No, Nanette) [Ranwood R-8087]

(#11 album-hit voor Sammy Davis, Jr. in 1972 (LP: Sammy Davis Jr, Now) [MGM Records SE 4832]

(1972: Sammy Davis, Jr. With The Mike Curb Congregation; B-kant van Candy Man [MGM Records K14320] (45 rpm)

(1972: Eddie Condon, Wild Bill Davison, Ken Davern, Dick Wellstood, Gene Krupa (LP: Jazz at the New School) [Chiaroscuro CR 110]

(1975: Joe Venuti and George Barnes (LP: Gems) [Concord Jazz CJ 14]

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

1931: Rudy Vallée and His Connecticut Yankees – You’re Driving Me Crazy! [Victor 22572] (4 weken 3)
You’re Driving Me Crazy - Rudy Vallée
(vandaag 86 jaar geleden)
(Walter Donaldson)
(Vocal refrain by Rudy Vallée)
(Published ℗ 1930)

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

(#1 hit voor Guy Lombardo And His Royal Canadians (Vocal refrain by Carmen Lorbardo) op 20 december 1930 [Columbia 2335-D] (78 rpm)

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

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

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

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

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

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

(#10 album-hit voor Tony Pastor and his Orchestra in 1950 (10” LP: Your Dance Date with Tony Pastor and His Orchestra) [Columbia CL 6122] {medley: Exactly Like You/Beyond the Blue Horizon/Time on My Hands/You’re Driving Me Crazy}

(1951: Lester Young And His Band [78-Aladdin 137]

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

(#1 album-hit voor Frank Sinatra (Produced by Sonny Burke) (Arranged and Conducted by Nelson Riddle) in 1966 (LP: Strangers in the Night) [Reprise FS 1017]

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

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

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

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

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

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

1948: Danny Kaye – Andrews Sisters with Vic Schoen And His Orchestra – Civilization (Bongo, Bongo, Bongo) [Decca 23940] (2 weken 3)
Civilization - Danny Kaye - Andrews Sisters
(vandaag 69 jaar geleden)
(Tekst & Muziek: Carl Sigman; Bob Hilliard)
(Vocal With Orchestra)

(Het origineel is van Elaine Strich in de Broadway-musical theaterproductie Angel in the Wings met in de hoofdrol Hank Ladd, ging op 11 december 1947 in Coronet Theatre in première. Na 308 keer is op 4 september 1948 de laatste voorstelling)

(#8 hit voor Ray McKinley and his Orchestra (Vocal by Ray McKinley) in 1947; B-kant van Those Things Money Can’t Buy [Majestic 7274] (78 rpm)

(#8 hit voor Louis Prima and His Orchestra (Vocal refrain by Louis Prima and Chorus) in 1947 [RCA Victor 20-2400] (78 rpm)

(#9 hit voor Jack Smith With The Clark Sisters And Orchestra Conducted By Frank De Vol (Vocal Group With Orchestra) in 1947 [Capitol 465] (78 rpm)

(#15 hit voor Woody Herman (With Orchestral Acc.) in 1948 [Columbia 37885] (78 rpm)

(1948: Svend Asmussens Orkester [Odeon DK 1104] (78 rpm)

(1948: Joe Loss And His Orchestra)

(1948: Sy Oliver)

(1949: Heinz – Becker – Barquintet (Heinz Becker, Akkordeon; Franz Zvikl, Violine; Fritz Wölffer, Guitarre; Heinz Kamberg, Klarin; Rudi Schelenz, Baβ; Gesang Jlja Glusgal) als Bongo-Bongo [Amiga 1209] (78 rpm)

(1949: Luciano Benevene – Nilla Pizzi – Duo Fasano – Orch. della Canzone [Cetra DC 4891] (78 rpm)

(1949: Quartetto Vocale Cetra als Bongo Bongo [78-Cetra DC 4941]

(1961: Sam And The Saxtones als Bongo Bongo Bongo [Ariola 45 022] (45 rpm)

(1985: Renzo Arbore Presenta New Pathetic “Elastic” Orchestra (LP: Quelli della notte N° 2 in “Meglio dal vivo che dal morto” – Live) als Bongo Bongo [Fonit Cetra LPX 146]

1998: Puff Daddy & The Family Featuring The Notorious B.I.G., Lil’ Kim, The Lox, Dave Grohl, Perfect, FuzzBuble & Rob Zombie – It’s All About The Benjamins (2 weken 2)
It’s All About The Benjamins - Puff Daddy & The Family
(vandaag 18 jaar geleden)
(Sean Jacobs; Jason Phillips; David Styles; Christopher Wallance; Kimberly Jones; Sean Combs; Deric Angelettie; Linda Laurie [ = Linda Gertz]; Terry Etlinger)
(Produced by Deric “D-dot” Angelettie & Sean “Puffy” Combs)
(Remixed by Sean “Puffy” Combs & John Eaton)
(Engineers: Carl Glanville, Mike Clink, John Meredith, Lou Giordano, Tony Woodroffe, Scott Humphrey, J.J. Blair, Brian Sperber & Dave Kutch (Mastering)
(Mixed by Michael Berbiero & Sean “Puffy” Combs)
(Additional Programming: Stevie J [ = Steven Jordan]
(Drums, Bass, Guitar: Dave Grohl, Gersh, Marc Soloman & Gersh)
(Additional Vocals: FuzzBubble [ = Mark DiCarlo, Jim Bacchi, Brett Rothfeld & Jason Camiolo, Rob Zombie & Tommy Stinson)
(Executive Producer: Christopher “The Notorious B.I.G.” Wallace)
(Associate Executive Producer: Deric “D-Dot” Angelettie)

Billboard Easy Listening chart:

1976: Paul Anka – Times Of Your Life [United Artists UA-XW737-Y] (1 week 1)
Times Of Your Life - Paul Anka

(vandaag 41 jaar geleden)
(Muziek: Roger Nichols /Tekst: Bill Lane)
(Produced by Bob Skaff in association with Paul Anka Productions)
(Recorded at A & R Studios)
(Engineer: Phil Ramone)
(Background Vocals by Sandra Rhodes/Charles Chalmers/Donna Rhodes)
(Arranged by John Harris)
(Published ℗ 1975)

(#7 hit in de Hot 100 op 7 februari 1976)

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

2004: Jim Brickman featuring Kristy Starling – Sending You A Little Christmas (1 week 1)
Sending You A Little Christmas - Jim Brickman featuring Kristy Starling

(vandaag 13 jaar geleden)
(Jim Brickman; Victoria Shaw; Billy Mann)

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

(#53 album-hit voor Johnny Mathis Duet With Jim Brickman {Timeless Classic Song op radiostation KIXI (880 AM) Mercer Island-Seattle, Washington} (℗ 2013) in 2014 op de Johnny Mathis (CD: Sending You a Little Christmas) [Columbia ‎88883772052]

(#58 album-hit voor Jim Brickman Featuring Johnny Mathis {Timeless Classic Song op radiostation KIXI (880 AM) Mercer Island-Seattle, Washington} (℗ 2013) in 2014 op de Jim Brickman (CD: The Magic of Christmas) [Somerset Group, Ltd. 60937]

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

2015: Pentatonix – That’s Christmas To Me (1 week 3)
That’s Christmas To Me - Pentatonix

(vandaag 2 jaar geleden)
(Pentatonix [ = Scott Hoying, Mitch Grassi, Kirstin Maldonado, Avi Kaplan & Kevin Olusola]
(Produced by PTX [ = Pentatonix] & Ben Bram)

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

Billboard Country & Western chart:

1970: David Houston – Baby, Baby (I Know You’re A Lady) [Epic 5-10539] (4 weken 1)
Baby Baby - David Houston
(vandaag 47 jaar geleden)
(Tekst & Muziek: Norris Wilson; Alex Harvey)
(Prod. by Billy Sherrill)

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

(1970: Ferlin Husky (LP: Youre Love Is Heavenly Sunshine) [Capitol ST-433]

2009: Rascal Flatts – Here (2 weken 1)
Here - Rascal Flatts
(vandaag 8 jaar geleden)
(Jeffrey Steele; Steve Robson)

(#50 hit in de Hot 100 op 3 januari 2009)

2015: Craig Wayne Boyd – My Baby’s Got A Smile On Her Face (1 week 1)
My Baby’s Got A Smile On Her Face - Craig Wayne Boyd

(vandaag 2 jaar geleden)
(Mark Marchetti; Stephanie Jones)

(#34 hit in de Hot 100 op 3 januari 2015)

Billboard Rhythm & Blues chart:

1976: David Ruffin – Walk Away From Love [Motown M 1376F] (1 week 1)
Walk Away From Love - David Ruffin
(vandaag 41 jaar geleden)
(Charles Kipps)
(Produced by: Van McCoy)
(Published ℗ 1975)

(#9 hit in de Hot 100 op 24 januari 1976)

(Het origineel is van The Choice 4 (Arranged, Conductor and Produced by Van McCoy) als I’m Gonna Walk Away from Love in 1975 (LP: The Choice 4) [RCA Victor APL1-0913]

(1976: Ken Boothe (LP: Blood Brothers) [LTD 2 – 11-76]

(2004: Bitty McLean and the Supersonics (Produced by RPM Inc.) [Peckings PTI 001] (45 rpm)


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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