29 februari

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

De nummer 1-hits van 29 februari

Best Selling Singles/Billboard Hot 100:

1936: Jan Garber and his Orchestra (The Idol Of The Air Lanes) – A Beautiful Lady In Blue [Decca 651] (2 weken 1)
A Beautiful Lady In Blue - Jan Garber

(vandaag 83 jaar geleden)
(Tekst: Sam M. Lewis /Muziek: J. Fred Coots)
(Vocal chorus by Lew Palmer)

(#13 hit voor Ray Noble and his Orchestra (Vocal refrain by Al Bowlly) in 1936; B-kant van A Beautiful Lady in Blue [Victor 25209] (78 rpm)

(1959: David Carroll And His Orchestra (LP: Contrasts) [Wing SRW 12508]

1992: Mr. Big – To Be With You [Atlantic 7-87580] (3 weken 1)
To Be With You - Mr. Big

(vandaag 27 jaar geleden)
(Eric Martin; David Grahame)
(Produced by Kevin Elson)
(Engineered and Mixed by Kevin Elson & Tom Size)
(Published ℗ 1991)

Billboard: “Net geen N°1-hits”

1936: Boswell Sisters – I’m Gonna Sit Right Down And Write Myself A Letter [Decca 671] (2 weken 3)
I’m Gonna Sit Right Down And Write Myself A Letter - Boswell Sisters

(vandaag 83 jaar geleden)
(Tekst: Joe Young /Muziek: Fred E. Ahlert)
(Vocal Trio with Orchestral Accompaniment)

(B-kant van The Music Goes ‘Round and Around)

(#5 hit voor “Fats” Waller and his Rhythm (Vocal refrain and piano by “Fats” Waller) {het origineel} in 1935 [Victor 25044] (78 rpm)

(1935: Slim Green (With Orchestral Accompaniment) (Guitar Passages by Slim Green) [Decca 7105] (78 rpm)

(#29 hit voor Connee Boswell (Vocal with Orchestra Directed by Bob Haggart) in 1953 [Decca 9-28832] (45 rpm)

(1945: Art Tatum)

(1951: Charlie Gracie, Vocalist and His Guitar; B-kant van Boogie Woogie Blues [Cadillac 141] (45 rpm)

(1953: Eddy Arnold, The Tennessee Plowboy and his Guitar; B-kant van I’m Waiting for Ships That Never Come In [RCA Victor 47-5188] (45 rpm)

(1953: Eddy Arnold and his Guitar (LP: All-Time Favorites) [Victor LPM 3117]

(#3 album hit voor Frank Sinatra (Arranged by Nelson Riddle) in 1954 (10″ LP: Swing Easy!) [Capitol H-528]

(1955: Raymond Burke And His New Orleans Jazz (Vocal by Thomas Jefferson) (LP: Raymond Burke and His New Orleans Jazz) [Southland Records LP-209]

(#15 album-hit voor Don Cherry (with Ray Conniff and his Orch. & Chorus) in 1956 (LP: Swingin’ for Two) [Columbia CL 893]

(1956: Eddie Condon (LP: Eddie Condon’s Treasury of Jazz) [Columbia CL 881]

(1956: Frankie Froba Plays Bar-Room Piano (LP: … And I Never Took a Lesson in My Life!) [ABC-Paramount ABC-108]

(#3 hit voor Billy Williams (Vocal with Chorus And Orchestra Directed by Dick Jacobs) {Nostalgia Classic Song op radiostation KEZW Studio 1430 AM Denver, Colorado} {Timeless Classic Song op radiostation KIXI (880 AM) Mercer Island-Seattle, Washington} op 5 augustus 1957 [Coral 9-61830] (45 rpm)

(1957: Bing Crosby with Bob Scobey’s Frisco Jazz Band (LP: Bing with a Beat) [RCA Victor LPM 1473]

(1957: Frances Faye (LP: Relaxin’ with Frances Faye) [Bethlehem BCP-62]

(1957: Ella Mae Morse (with Orchestra Conducted by Billy May) (LP: The Morse Code) [Capitol T-898]

(#40 album-hit voor Keely Smith (Music by Billy Vaughn) (℗ 1959) in 1960 ‎(LP: Be My Love) [Dot DLP 25,241]

(#50 album-hit voor Perry Como with Mitchell Ayres and his Orchestra (A Hugo Creatore & Luigi Peretti Production) (Arrangements: Joe Lipman and Jack Andrews) (Recorded in RCA Victor’s Studio A, New York City) (Recording Engineer: Bob Simpson) als Medley: You Alone (Solo Tu)/I’m Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself a Letter/A Portrait of Love in 1961 (LP: Sing to Me, Mr. C.) [RCA Victor ‎LSP 2390]

(1961: Jackie Gleason (LP: Jackie Gleason Presents Lazy Lively Love) [Capitol Records SW-1439]

(1961: André Previn His Piano and Orchestra (Arranged and Conducted by André Previn) (LP: Thinking of You) [Columbia CS 8395]

(#5 album-hit voor Frank Sinatra/Count Basie in 1963 (LP: Sinatra-Basie: An Historic Musical First) [Reprise R 1008]

(#91 album-hit voor Bobby Vee in 1963 (LP: Bobby Vee Meets the Ventures) [Liberty ‎LRP-3289]

(1964: Nat King Cole (With Orchestra Conducted by Billy May) (LP: Let’s Face the Music!) [Capitol Records SW-2008]

(1964: Al Hibbler with The Roland Hannah Trio (Recorded in Hollywood – August 10th, 1964) (A Product of Lee Magid, Ltd.) (LP: Early One Morning) [LMI Records LMI-10001]

(#107 album-hit voor Arthur Prysock/Count Basie (Recorded at Van Gelder Studios, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey on December 20 and 21, 1965) (Arranged and Conducted by Mort Garson) (Produced by Creed Taylor) in 1965 (LP: Arthur Prysock/Count Basie) [Verve Records ‎V6-8646]

(#147 album-hit voor Peter Nero ‎in 1965 (LP: Career Girls) [RCA Victor ‎LSP 3313]

(1965: Gale Garnett (Arranged and Conducted by Dick Hyman) (Producer: Andy Wiswell) [RCA Victor 47-8668] (45 rpm)

(#25 Easy Listen-hit voor The Palm Beach Band Boys (Arranged by Billy Mure) (Roger Rigney, Vocalist) (Producer: Danny Davis) in 1966 [RCA Victor 47-9026] (45 rpm)

(1972: Peter Dean (LP: Ding Dong Daddy!) [Project 3 Records PR 5075 SD]

(#36 Easy Listening-hit voor Joey Scarbury (Produced by Mike Post) (Strings Arranged by Pete Carpenter) (Engineer: John Boyd) in 1973 [Big Tree Records 16008] (45 rpm)

(1975: Kay Starr (LP: Back to the Roots) [GNP Crescendo ‎GNPS 2090]

(1976: Joe Turner (Produced by Norman Granz) (Recorded November 9, 1976, Polydor Studios, London) (LP: Another Epoch: Stride Piano) [Pablo 2310-763]

(1980: Joe Turner (Produced by Eric Miller) (LP: The Midnight Special) [Pablo 2310-844]

(#26 C&W-hit voor Willie Nelson (Produced by Willie Nelson, Paul Buskirk and Freddie Powers) in 1981 [Columbia 18-02187] (45 rpm)

(#112 album-hit voor Lena Horne in 1981 (LP: Lena Horne: The Lady and Her Music (Live on Broadway) [Qwest Records 2QW 3597]

(#32 album-hit voor Barry Manilow in 1982 (LP: Here Comes the Night) [Arista ‎AL 9610]

(#42 album-hit in Engeland voor Shakin’ Stevens (℗ 1987) in 1988 (LP: A Whole Lotta Shaky) [Epic MOOD 5]

(#44 album-hit voor Billy Williams in 1998 op de various artists Music from the Motion Picture (CD: You’ve Got Mail) [Warner Sunset Records/Atlantic 83153-2]

(#34 album-hit voor Chris Isaak in 2011 (CD: Beyond the Sun) [Vanguard 78212 2]

(#89 album-hit voor George Benson (Produced By John Burk) (Co-Producer: Randy Waldman) (Mixed By Seth Presant And Al Schmitt) (Mastered By Paul Blakemore At CMG Mastering) {Timeless Classic Song op radiostation KIXI (880 AM) Mercer Island-Seattle, Washington} in 2013 (CD: Inspiration: A Tribute to Nate King Cole) [Concord Records ‎CRE-34268-02]

(2015: Chris Conte {Timeless Classic Song op radiostation KIXI (880 AM) Mercer Island-Seattle, Washington} (CD: Our Love Will Last) [CD Baby 5638524489]

1960: Jimmy Jones – Handy Man [Cub K9049] (1 week 2)
Handy Man - Jimmy Jones

(vandaag 59 jaar geleden)
(Tekst & Muziek: Otis Blackwell, Jimmy Jones)

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

(Het origineel is van Sparks Of Rhythm uit 1959 [Apollo 541-45] (45 rpm)

(1960: Jimmy Jones (LP: Good Timin’) [MGM SE 3847]

(#22 hit voor Del Shannon (An Ambee Production) in 1964 [Amy 905] (45 rpm)

(1964: Baris Manço avec Jacques Denjean et son Orchestre (Adaptation francaise: Franck Gérald) als Un autre amour que toi (“Handy Man”); B-kant van Jenny Jenny [Rigolo RI 10 020] (45 rpm) (Franse versie)

(#4 hit voor James Taylor (Produced by Peter Asher) (Engineer: Val Garay) in 1977 [Columbia 3-10557] (45 rpm)

(#75 C&W-hit voor Joel Hughes (Produced by Nelson Larkin) in 1984 [Sunbird SBR 7569] (45 rpm)

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

1964: Dale & Grace – Stop And Think It Over [Montel 922] (2 weken 3)
Stop And Think It Over - Dale & Grace

(vandaag 55 jaar geleden)
(Jack Graffagnino)
(Produced by Sam Montel)

(#8 hit in de Hot 100 op 7 maart 1964)

(1964 Liliane als We Gotta Stop!… (Stop and think it over) [Philips 332 807 JF] (45 rpm){Nederlandse persing}

(#93 C&W-hit voor Mike Boyd (Producer: D.C. Anderson) (Engineer: A.V. Mittelstedt) in 1977 [MBI 4816] (45 rpm)

(1977: Mike Boyd (Produced By: D. C. Anderson) [Calliope Records CALS 8010 AS] (45 rpm) {dezelfde versie}

Billboard Rhythm & Blues chart:

1992: Gerald Levert (Duet with Eddie Levert) – Baby Hold On To Me [East West 7-98577
(1 week 1)
Baby Hold On To Me - Gerald Levert

(vandaag 27 jaar geleden)
(Gerald Levert; Edwin Nicholas)
(Produced and Arranged by Gerald Levert and Edwin Nicholas)


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 (©2019)


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