24 januari

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

De nummer 1-hits van 24 januari

Best Selling Singles/Billboard Hot 100:

1975: Diana Ross – Theme From Mahogany (Do You Know Where You’re Going To) [Motown M 1377 F] (1 week 1)
Theme From Mahogany - Diana Ross

(vandaag 43 jaar geleden)
(Michael Masser; Gerry Goffin)
(Produced by Michael Masser)

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

(Uit de film Mahogany met in de hoofdrollen Diana Ross & Billy Dee Williams, ging op 8 oktober 1975 in New York City in première)

1987: Billy Vera & The Beaters – At This Moment [Rhino RNOR 74403] (2 weken 1)
At This Moment - Billy Vera & The Beaters
(vandaag 31 jaar geleden)
(Billy Vera)
(Produced by Jeff Baxter)
(Recorded Live at The Roxy)
(Recorded during a string of performances at the Roxy in West Hollywood, Los Angeles, Californië (January 15–17, 1981)

(#79 hit voor Billy & The Beaters (Produced by Jeff Baxter) in 1981 [Alfa ALF-7005] (45 rpm) {dezelfde versie}

(2004: Gary Beals op de various artists (CD: Canadian Idol: Greatest Moments) [Vik Recordings ‎82876 54857-2]

(2015: Billy Vera {Timeless Classic Song op radiostation KIXI (880 AM) Mercer Island-Seattle, Washington} (CD: Big Band Jazz) [Varèse Sarabande 3020673418]

Billboard: “Net geen N°1-hits”

1903: William H. Thompson – The Rosary [Edison Gold Moulded Record 8214] (1 week 2)
The Rosary
(vandaag 115 jaar geleden)
(Ethelbert Nevin; Robert Cameron Rogers)
(wax cylinder)

(#3 hit voor Henry Burr op 27 juni 1903 [78-Columbia A1354]

(#8 hit voor Alan Turner (Baritone) (with orchestra in 1906 [Victor Record 4676] (78 rpm)

(#8 hit voor Ernestine Schumann-Heink (Contralto with orchestra) (In English) in 1908 [Victor 88108] (78 rpm)

(#4 hit voor John McCormack (English) (Tenor) (accompaniment by Victor Orchestra) in 1912 [Victor Record 64257] (78 rpm)

(#8 hit voor The Revillion Trio (Instrumental Trio) (Violin ‘Cello and Piano) in 1916; B-kant van I Hear You Calling Me van Stehl, Taylor and Bergh [Columbia Record A1815] (78 rpm)

(#4 album-hit voor Hour Of Charm (All Girl Orchestra And Choir) (Featuring Vocal Solo by Francine and Evelyn and her Magic Violin) (Under Direction of Phil Spitalny) in 1945 (LP: Favorite Melodies from the Hour of Charm) [Columbia ‎C 108-5] [Columbia 36811] (78 rpm Box Set)

1948: Vaughn Monroe and his Orchestra – How Soon? (Will I Be Seeing You) [RCA Victor 2523] (2 weken 3)
How Soon - Vaughn Monroe
(vandaag 70 jaar geleden)
(Tekst: Jack Owens /Muziek: Carroll Lucas)
(Vocal refrain by Vaughn Monroe and The Moon Maids)

(#2 hit voor Jack Owens (Eddie Ballantine And His Orchestra) {het origineel} op 6 december 1947 [Tower 1258] (78 rpm)

(#6 hit voor Bing Crosby and Carmen Cavallaro At The Piano (Vocal With Instrumental Accompaniment) in 1948 [Decca 24101] (78 rpm)

(#8 hit voor Dinah Shore (Orchestra under the direction of Sonny Burke) in 1948 [Columbia 37952] (78 rpm)

(#17 album-hit voor Pat Boone als How Soon (Orchestra and Chorus conducted by Billy Vaughn) in 1959 (LP: Tenderly) [Dot DLP 3180]

(#27 album-hit voor Mantovani in 1966 (LP: Mr. Music…Mantovani)

1998: Smash Mouth – Walkin’ On The Sun (1 week 2)
Walkin’ On The Sun - Smash Mouth

(vandaag 20 jaar geleden)
(Smash Mouth [ = Steve Harwell, Greg Camp, Paul De Lisle & Kevin Coleman)
(Produced, Engineered and Mixed by Eric Valentine)

Billboard Easy Listening chart:

2004: Train – Calling All Angels (Totaal: 3 weken 1)
Calling All Angels - Train

(vandaag 14 jaar geleden)
(Charlie Colin; Patrick Monahan; Jimmy Stafford; Scott Underwood)
(Produced and Mixed by Brendan O’Brien)
(Published ℗ 2003)
(terug op #1: 07-02-2004 (1 week) en 21-02-2004) (1 week)

(#19 hit in de Hot 100 op 13 september 2003)

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

1970: The Lettermen – Traces/Memories Medley [Capitol 2697] (1 week 3)
Traces-Memories Medley - The Lettermen

(vandaag 48 jaar geleden)
(Buddy Buie; J.R. Cobb [ = James Barney Cobb, Jr.]; Emory Gordy/Billy Strange; Scott Davis)
(Produced by Al De Lory)

(#47 hit in de Hot 100 op 31 januari 1970)

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

(Traces: #2 pop-hit voor Classic IV Featuring Dennis Yost (Producer: Buddy Buie) (Arranged by Emory Gordy) {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 29 maart 1969 [Imperial 66352] (45 rpm)

(Traces: #11 album-hit voor The Ventures in 1969 (LP: Hawaii Five-O) [Liberty LST-8061] {medley: Spooky/Traces/Stormy}

(Traces: #74 album hit voor The Lettermen (Produced by Al De Lory) (Orchestra Arranged and Conducted by Mort Garson) (Vocal arrangements are by The Lettermen and Wilson Brown) (Special thanks to Doug Curran) {Nostalgia Classic Song op radiostation KEZW Studio 1430 AM Denver, Colorado} in 1969 (LP: I Have Dreamed) [Capitol Records ‎ST-202]

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

(Traces: #98 album-hit voor Brenda Lee in (Arranged & Conducted by Marty Manning) 1969 (LP: Johnny One Time) [Decca DL 75111]

(Traces: #157 album-hit voor Ed Ames (Arr. and cond. by Jimmie Haskell) (Produced by Jim Foglesong) in 1969 (LP: The Windmills of Your Mind) [RCA Victor LSP-4172]

(Traces: #182 album-hit voor Hugo Montenegro (Produced by Jack Pleis and Joe Reisman) in 1969 (LP: Moog Power) [RCA Victor LSP-4170]

(Traces: #200 album-hit voor Andre Kostelanetz And His Orchestra (Arranged by Luther Henderson) in 1969 (LP: Traces Featuring: I’ve Gotta Be Me/Galveston) [Columbia CS 9823]

(Traces: 1969: Lenny Dee (Arranged by Jim Hall) (LP: Little Green Apples) [Decca DL 75112]

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

(Traces: #183 album-hit voor Billy Paul (Produced By: Kenneth Gamble-Leon Huff) (Arranged By Stanley Johnson) (Recorded At: Sigma Sound Studios, Philadelphia, PA) (Engineered By: Joe Tarsia) (Mastered At: Frankford/Wayne Recording Labs, Philadelphia, PA) in 1970 (LP: Ebony Woman) [Neptune Records NLPS-201]

(Traces: #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]

(Traces: 1970: Alan Blackie Schackner with the New Group (Arranged and Conducted by Alan Blackie Schackner) (LP: The Electronic Harmonica) [RCA Camden CAS 2378]

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

(Traces: #47 album-hit voor Johnny Mathis in 1971 (LP: Love Story) [Columbia C 30499]

(Traces: #30 C&W-hit voor Sonny James: The Southern Gentleman (Produced by Kelso Herston) in 1972 [Capitol 3398] (45 rpm)

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

(Memories: #35 pop-hit voor Elvis Presley {Nostalgia Classic Song op radiostation KEZW Studio 1430 AM Denver, Colorado} {het origineel} in 1969 [RCA Victor 47-9731] (45 rpm)

(Memories: #91 album-hit voor Nancy Sinatra (Produced by Billy Strange) (Arranged and Conducted by Billy Strange) in 1969 (LP: Nancy) [Reprise Records RS 6333]

Billboard Country & Western chart:

1953: Marty Robbins – I’ll Go On Alone [Columbia 21022] (2 weken 1)
I’ll Go On Alone - Marty Robbins
(vandaag 65 jaar geleden)
(Marty Robbins)
(Vocal with String Acc.)

(Most Played C&W by Jockeys-chart)

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

(#4 C&W-hit voor Webb Pierce (Singing With Instrumental Accompaniment) in 1953 [Decca 9-28534] (45 rpm)

(1959: Faron Young (Produced by Ken Nelson) (LP: Talk About Hits!) [Capitol Records T-1245]

(1961: Hank Snow (LP: Big Country Hits: Songs I Hadn’t Recorded Till Now) [RCA Victor LSP 2458]

(1966: Hank Williams/Hank Williams Jr. (LP: Again) [MGM SE 4378]

(1967: Roy Acuff (Produced by: Wesley Rose) [Hickory 45-K-1497] (45 rpm)

(1967: Roy Acuff (Produced by Wesley Rose) (LP: Roy Acuff Sings . . . Famous Opry Favorites) [Hickory LPS 139]

1953: Hank Williams With His Drifting Cowboys – I’ll Never Get Out Of This World Alive [MGM K11366] (1 week 1)
I’ll Never Get Out Of This World Alive - Hank Williams
(vandaag 65 jaar geleden)
(Hank Williams; Fred Rose)

(C&W Best Sellers in Stores-chart)

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

(1967: Hank Locklin (LP: Send Me the Pillow You Dream on and Other Great Country Hits) [RCA Victor LSP 3770]

(2004: Tor (CD: Vol. 2: Forgotten Blues) [Thirteen Records (Rockabilly) 6668418]

1981: Dolly Parton – 9 To 5 [RCA PB-12133] (1 week 1)
9 To 5 - Dolly Parton

(vandaag 37 jaar geleden)
(Dolly Parton)
(Produced and arranged by Gregg Perry)
(Published ℗ 1980)

(#1 hit in de Hot 100 op 21 februari 1981)

(Titelsong van de gelijknamige film met in de hoofdrollen Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin & Dolly Parton, draait vanaf 19 december 1980 in de Amerikaanse bioscopen)

1987: The Judds (Wynonna and Naomi) – Cry Myself To Sleep [RCA/Curb Records 5000-7-R] (1 week 1)
Cry Myself To Sleep - The Judds
(vandaag 31 jaar geleden)
(Paul Kennerley)
(Produced by Brent Maher)
(Published ℗ 1986)

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

2009: Brad Paisley Duet With Keith Urban – Start A Band (1 week 1)
Start A Band - Brad Paisley with Keith Urban

(vandaag 9 jaar geleden)
(Kelley Lovelace; Ashley Gorley; Dallas Davidson)

(#55 hit in de Hot 100 op 29 november 2008)

Billboard Rhythm & Blues chart:

1998: Usher – Nice & Slow (8 weken 1)
Nice & Slow - Usher

(vandaag 20 jaar geleden)
(Jermaine Dupri; Manuel Seal; Usher Raymond; Brian Casey)
(Produced by Jermaine Dupri)
(Co-Produced by Manuel Seal)
(Recorded by Phil Tan at Somewhere in College Park, College Park, GA)
(Mixed by Phil Tan and Jermaine Dupri at Studio LaCoCo, Atlanta, GA)
(Assisted by John Frye and Brian Frye)
(Backgroud Vocals: Jagged Edge)
(Mastered by Herb Powers for Powers House of Sound in New York, NY)
(Executive Producers: Antonio M. Reid, Kenneth B. Edmonds And Jermaine Dupri)
(Published ℗ 1997)

(#1 hit in de Hot 100 op 14 februari 1998)


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 (©2018)



1999: Cher – Believe (5 weken 1)
(vandaag 19 jaar geleden)
(Brian Higgins; Paul Barry; Steve Torch; Matthew Gray; Stuart McLennen; Timothy Powell)
(Produced By Mark Taylor And Brian Rawling)
(Executive Producer: Rob Dickens)

(#1 hit in de US Hot 100 op 13 maart 1999)


1988: Tiffany – I Think We’re Alone Now (2 weken 1)
(vandaag 30 jaar geleden)
(Ritchie Cordell)
(Produced By George E. Tobin)

(#1 hit in de US Hot 100 op 7 november 1987)

(#4 hit in Amerika voor Tommy James And The Shondells (Prod. By Bo Gentry & Ritchie Cordell {het origineel} in 1967 [Roulette R-4720] (45 rpm)

(#45 hit in Amerika voor The Rubinoos (Produced by Matthew King Kaufman, Gary Phillips & Glen Kolotkin) in 1977 [Beserkley B-5741] (45 rpm)

2005: Savage – Swing! [Dawn Raid Entertainment ‎99705] (5 weken 1)
(vandaag 12 jaar geleden)
(Demetrius Savelio)

2011: Six60 – Rise Up 2.0 (1 week 1)
(vandaag 7 jaar geleden)


Australia and New Zealand charts sourced from Wikipedia


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