18 mei

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

De nummer 1-hits van 18 mei

Best Selling Singles/Billboard Hot 100:

1907: Byron G. Harlan – School Days (When We Were a Couple of Kids) [Victor Record 5086] (11 weken 1)

(vandaag 111 jaar geleden)
(Gus Edwards)
(Tenor)
(With orchestra)

(#3 hit voor Albert Campbell (Tenor Solo) (Orchestra Accompaniment) op 28 maart 1908 [Columbia Record 3745] (78 rpm)

(1932: Played during opening montage when the school headline is depicted als School Days in film Three on a Match)

(#5 R&B-hit voor Louis Jordan And His Tympany Five in 1950 [Decca 24815] (78 rpm)

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

(Twee weken later op 2 juni 1907 gaan zes auto’s van verschillend fabrikaat van start voor een race Parijs-Peking. De marathon neemt 62 dagen in beslag. De route loopt via Rusland en Mongolie. De rally doet nogal wat stof opwaaien, omdat het de eerste keer is dat automobielen in competitieverband een dergelijke afstand overbruggen. Het roemruchte Nederlandse automobiel Spyker zet in deze legendarische rally een geweldige prestatie neer.)

1935: Guy Lombardo and his Royal Canadians – What’s The Reason? [Decca 393] (2 weken 1)

(vandaag 83 jaar geleden)
(Muziek: Truman “Pinky” Tomlin /Tekst: Coy Poe; Jimmy Grier)
(Vocal Chorus by Carmen Lombardo)

(B-kant van Down by the River)

(Het origineel is van Pinky Tomlin in de film Times Square Lady met in de hoofdrollen Virginia Bruce en Rober Taylor, draait vanaf 8 maart 1935 in de Amerikaanse bioscopen)

(1935: Jimmie Grier and His Orchestra (Vocal Chorus Betty Roth & Pinky Tomlin) als What’s the Reason [Brunswick 7355] (78 rpm)

(1935: “Fats Waller” and his Rhythm (Vocal refrain and piano by “Fats” Waller); B-kant van Pardon My Love [78-Victor 24889]

(#19 hit voor Jimmy Dorsey and his Orchestra (Instrumental) in 1936 [Decca 762] (78 rpm)

(1948: “Fats” Waller and his Rhythm (Vocal refrain and piano by “Fats” Waller) [RCA Victor 20-2643] (78 rpm)

(#12 R&B-hit voor Fats Domino als What’s the Reason I’m Not Pleasing You in 1957; B-kant van Blue Monday [Imperial X5417] (45 rpm)

(#19 album-hit voor Fats Domino! als What’s the Reason I’m Not Pleasing You in 1957 (LP: This is Fats Domino!) [Imperial LP 9028]

(#9 album-hit voor Frankie Avalon (Produced by Peter De Angelis) (Arranged by Al Caiola) in 1959 (LP: Swingin’ on a Rainbow) [Chancellor ‎CHLX S-5004]

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

(#113 album-hit voor Della Reese (Arranged and conducted by Mercer Ellington) in 1961 (LP: Special Delivery) [RCA Victor LSP 2391]

(#71 hit voor Bobby Edwards (Produced by: Paul Wyatt) (Orchestra Conducted by Billy Liebert) als What’s the Reason in 1962 [Capitol Records 4674] (45 rpm)

(Op 5 juli 1933 kondigde Adolf Hitler tijdens zijn eerste speech als Rijkskanselier op de Berlijnse Auto show in 1933 grootse plannen aan. Onder leiding van Fritz Todt moest er ongeveer 6.900 kilometer Autobahn komen. Een Autobahn is een Duitse term voor autosnelweg die in 1929 werd geïntroduceerd door hoogleraar Robert Otzen. De in 1924 geopende eerste autosnelweg ter wereld, tussen Milaan en Varese in Italië, stond daarbij als voorbeeld. Op 19 mei 1935 opent Hitler tussen Frankfurt en Darmstadt de eerste echte Autobahn in Duitsland. Dit betreft onder meer de Linksrheinische en de Rechtsrheinische autobahn.)

1946: Dinah Shore – The Gypsy [Columbia 36964] (8 weken 1)

(vandaag 72 jaar geleden
(Tekst & Muziek: Billy Reid)
(Orchestra under the direction of Sonny Burke)

(Het origineel is van Dorothy Squires (With Orchestra directed by Billy Reid) als The Gipsy in 1945 [Parlophone F.2085] (78 rpm)

(#1 hit voor Ink Spots (Vocal With Instrumental Accompaniment) op 25 mei 1946 [Decca 18817] (78 rpm)

(#3 hit voor Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye (Vocal refrain by Mary Marlow) op 22 juni 1946; B-kant van The One That I Am [RCA Victor 1844] (78 rpm)

(#7 hit voor Hildegarde and Guy Lombardo and His Royal Canadians (Vocal with Orchestra) in 1946; B-kant van One-Zy Two-Zy [Decca 23511] (78 rpm)

(#8 hit voor Hal McIntyre And His Orchestra (Vocal Refrain by Frankie Lester) in 1946 [Cosmo 475] (78 rpm)

(#14 hit voor Jan Garber And His Orchestra (Vocal Tommy Traynor) in 1946; B-kant van Doin’ What Comes Natur’lly [Black & White 774] (78 rpm)

(1946: Don Byas and Orchestra (Vocal By Ruble Blakey) als Gypsy [Hub 3017] (78 rpm)

(1946: Charlie Parker (Alto Sax Solo) (Howard McGhee–Trumpet; Jimmy Bunn–Piano; Red Callender–Bass; Roy Porter–Drums); B-kant van Drifting on a Reed [Dial Records 1043] (78 rpm)

(1946: Louis Prima And His Orchestra (Vocal by Jack Powers) [Majestic 7177] (78 rpm)

(1948: Dinah Shore (Orchestra under de direction of Sonny Burke) (10” LP: Dinah Shore Sings) [Columbia CL 6004]

(1953: Louis Armstrong And The Commanders (Vocal Chorus And Trumpet Solo By Louis Armstrong) [Decca 9-28995] (45 rpm)

(1956: Bunny Paul [Dynamic Records 45-D 201] (45 rpm)

(1957: The Five Keys (Music arranged and conducted by Van Alexander and Dave Cavanaugh) (LP: The Five Keys on Stage) [Capitol Records T-828]

(1957: Hank Thompson and his Brazos Valley Boys ‎(LP: Hank!) [Capitol Records ‎T-826]

(1958: Sam Cooke (Bumps Blackwell Orchestra) (Producer: Bumps Blackwell) (LP: Encore) [Keen A-2006]

(1959: Connie Francis (With musical direction of Geoff Love and Tony Osborne) (LP: My Thanks to You) [MGM SE 3776]

(1959: Lou Levy (LP: Lou Levy Plays Baby Grand Jazz) [Jubilee JGS 1101]

(1959: Patti Page With Jack Rael & His Orchestra (LP: On Camera… Favorites from TV) [Mercury MG-20398]

(#20 album-hit voor Ronnie Aldrich And His Two Pianos in 1961 (LP: Melody and Percussion for Two Pianos) [Phase 4 Stereo SP.44007]

(1962: Pat Boone (with Orchestra conducted by Billy Vaughn) (Arrangements by Billy Vaughn and Milt Rogers) (LP: I’ll See You in My Dreams) [Dot DLP 3399]

(1962: Frank Sinatra (LP: Sinatra Sings Great Songs from Great Britain) [Reprise R 1006]

(#120 album-hit voor Sam Cooke (Arranged and Conducted by Rene Hall) in 1965 (LP: Try a Little Love) [RCA LSP 3435]

(1965: Sam The Sham And The Pharaohs (Produced by Stan Kesler) (LP: Their Second Album) [MGM SE4314]

1959: Wilbert Harrison – Kansas City [Fury Records 1023] (2 weken 1)Kansas City - Wilbert Harrison

(vandaag 59 jaar geleden)
(Jerry Leiber; Mike Stoller)

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

(Het origineel is van Little Willie Littlefield (Vocal by Little Willie Littlefield With Orchestra) als K.C. Loving uit 1952 [Federal 45-12110] (45 rpm)

(#16 R&B-hit voor Hank Ballard And The Midnighters (Vocal By Hank Ballard And The Midnighters) in 1959 [King 45-5195] (45 rpm)

(#60 hit voor Rocky Olson in 1959 [Chess 1723] (45 rpm)

(#95 hit voor Little Richard in 1959 [Specialty 664] (45 rpm)

(1959: Eddie Howell with the Bob Paris Combo (Vocal Direction: Benny Levin) [Zodiac Z45 1014] (45 rpm)

(1959: Little Richard (LP: The Fabulous Little Richard) [Specialty SP-2104]

(1960: Freddy Cannon (Producers: Frank C. Slay, Jr. and Bob Crewe) (Arrangements: Frank C. Slay, Jr., Bob Crewe and Sid Bas) (Recording Engineer: George Schowerer) (LP: The Explosive! Freddy Cannon) [Swan LP 502 S]

(1960: Bill Haley And His Comets (LP: Bill Haley and His Comets) [Warner Bros. WS 1378]

(#11 album-hit voor Dion in 1961 (LP: Runaround Sue) [Laurie Records LLP 2009]

(#17 album-hit voor Brenda Lee (with Chorus and Orchestra Directed by Owen Bradley) in 1961 (LP: All the Way) [Decca ‎DL 74176]

(#44 album-hit voor Ace Cannon And His Alto Sax (Supervision: Joe Cuoghi) (Arranger & Producer: Carl McVoy) in 1962 (LP: “Tuff”-Sax) [Hi Records ‎SHL 32007]

(#97 album-hit voor Joey Dee And His Starliters in 1962 (LP: Back at the Peppermint Lounge in Miami Beach-Twistin’ with Joey Dee and His Starliters) [Roulette SR 25173]

(#106 album-hit voor Sandy Nelson in 1962 (LP: Golden Hits) [Imperial LP 9202]

(1962: Jay And The Americans (Conductor-Arranger: Garry Sherman) (Produced by Jerry Leiber-Mike Stoller) (LP: She Cried) [United Artists UAS 6222]

(1962: Peggy Lee (Arranged And Conducted By Quincy Jones) (Produced By Dave Cavanaugh) {Timeless Classic Song op radiostation KIXI (880 AM) Mercer Island-Seattle, Washington} (LP: Blues Cross Country) [Capitol Records ‎T-1671]

(#4 album-hit in Engeland voor Freddie And The Dreamers in 1963 (LP: Freddie and the Dreamers) [Columbia ‎33SX 1577] (EMI)

(#11 album-hit voor Trini Lopez (Recorded Live!) (Produced By Don Costa Productions, Inc.) in 1963 (LP: By Popular Demand!: More Trini Lopez at PJ’s) [Reprise RS-6103]

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

(#32 album-hit voor Jan & Dean in 1963 (LP: Surf City and Other Swingin’ Cities) [Liberty ‎LST 7314]

(1963: Dick Dale And His Del-Tones (LP: King of the Surf Guitar) [Capitol Records ST-1930]

(#23 hit voor Trini Lopez (Produced by Don Costa Productions, Inc.) in 1964 [Reprise R-20,236] (45 rpm)

(#1 album-hit in Engeland voor The Beatles in 1964 (LP: Beatles for Sale) [Parlophone ‎PMC 1240]

(1964: Pat Boone; B-kant van als Memphis Tennessee [Vogue DV 14216] (45 rpm) {Duitse persing}

(1964: Shirley Ellis (LP: In Action) [Congress CGL-3002]

(1964: Spike Jones (Arranged by Carl Brandt) (LP: New Band) [Liberty ST-7349]

(1964: Billy Strange (LP: Mr. Guitar) [GNP Crescendo Records GNP 97]

(#1 album-hit voor The Beatles (Recorded in England) (Produced by George Martin) in 1965 (LP: Beatles VI) [Capitol Records T-2358]

(#2 album hit voor Herman’s Hermits in 1965 (LP: Introducing Herman’s Hermits) [MGM SE4282]

(#19 album-hit voor Freddie & The Dreamers (Recorded In England, Produced By John Burgess) in 1965 (LP: Freddie & the Dreamers) [Mercury SR-61017]

(#23 album-hit in Engeland voor Tom Jones (Arranged by Johnny Harris) in 1966 (LP: From the Heart) [Decca SKL.4814]

(1966: Count Basie & His Orchestra (Arranged by: Chico O’Farrill) (Produced by: Peter Spargo & Teddy Reig) (Recorded at T.T.G. Sunset Recorders, Hollywood, Calif.) (Engineer: Ami Hadim) (Director of Engineering: Val Valentin) (LP: Basie’s Beatle Bag) [Verve Records V6-8659]

(#21 R&B-hit voor James Brown And The Famous Flames; B-kant van Stone Fox in 1967 [King 45-6086] (45 rpm)

(#35 album-hit voor James Brown & The Famous Flames in 1967 (LP: Cold Sweat) [King K-12-1020]

(#65 album-hit voor Tom Jones in 1967 (LP: Green, Green Grass of Home) [Parrot XPAS. 71009]

(1967: Albert King (Supervison: Jim Stewart) (LP: Born Under a Bad Sign) [Stax S-723]

(#195 album-hit voor Jerry Jaye in 1967 (LP: My Girl Josephine) [Hi Records SHL 32038]

(1969: The Senate (LP: Piper Club Dance – Tutto per ballare – 14 Grandi successi) [ARC ALPS 11011]

(#2 album-hit voor The Beatles (Produced by George Martin) (Recorded in England) in 1976 (LP: Rock ‘N’ Roll Music) [Capitol SKBO 1-11537]

(1979: Ron Shaw (Produced by Gary Brandt) (Exec. Prod.: Chuck Wittington) [Pacific Challenger PC 1634] (45 rpm)

(#3 album-hit voor The Beatles als Medley: Kansas City/Hey! Hey! Hey! Hey! in 1994 (LP: Live at the BBC) [Apple C18 31796 1] (Recorded at BBC Paris Theatre, London, 16 July 1963 (for Pop Go The Beatles)

(#1 album-hit voor The Beatles (Recorded EMI Studios, 18 October 1964) (Producer George Martin) als Kansas City/Hey-Hey-Hey-Hey! in 1995 (CD: Anthology 1) [Apple CDP 7243 8 34445 2 6]

1963: Jimmy Soul – If You Wanna Be Happy [S.P.Q.R. 45-3305] (2 weken 1)
If You Wanna Be Happy - Jimmy Soul
(vandaag 55 jaar geleden)
(Frank Guida; Carmela Guida; Joseph Royster)
(Produced by Frank Guida)

(Het origineel is van Roaring Lion als Ugly Woman uit 1934 [78-Banner 0735]

(1943: Performed by Sir Lancelot als Ugly Woman in film Happy Go Lucky)

(1945: The Lion with Gerald Clark and his Original Calypsos (Written by Hubert Charles) als Ugly Woman [Musicraft 433] (78 rpm)

(1945: ( The Lion ) Gerald Clark And His Original Calypsos (Featuring Macbeth The Great) als Ugly Woman [Guild 114] (78 rpm)

(1952: Sir Lancelot als Ugly Woman (10″ LP: Calypso) [Mercury MG 25159]

(1954: The Charmer & His Calypso Rhythm Boys als Ugly Woman (10″ LP: The Charmer & His Calypso Rhythm Boys) [Monogram 819]

(1954: Stan Wilson als Ugly Woman (10″ LP: Leisure Time) [Cavalier CAV 5002]

(1955: Edric Connor and the Southlanders (Edric Connor – Baritone) als Ugly Woman (LP: Calypso) [Argo RG.58]

(#1 hit in Frankrijk voor Claude François avec Christian Chevallier et son orchestre als Si tu veux etre heureux… “If you wanna be happy” op 6 juli 1963 (EP: Si tu veux etre heureux…) [Philips 432.864 BE] (45 rpm) (4-track EP) (Franse versie)

(#11 album-hit voor Trini Lopez (Recorded Live!) (Produced By Don Costa Productions, Inc.) in 1963 (LP: By Popular Demand!: More Trini Lopez at PJ’s) [Reprise RS-6103]

(#13 hit in Nederland [Muziek Expres] voor Max Woiski, Jr. (Adapt.: John Möring – Joost den Draayer) als Je bent nog niet gelukkig (If you wanna be happy) in 1963 [MMP – M.M.P 1019] (45 rpm)

(#119 album-hit voor The Dovells (LP: You Can’t Sit Down) [Parkway Records P-7025]

(1963: Ray Barretto & His Orchestra (Produced by Teddy Reig) als If You Want to Be Happy (LP: The Big Hits – Latin Style) [Tico SLP-1099]

(1963: Herma Keil And The Keil Isles  [Viking 124] (45 rpm)

(1966: Bobby Gregg & The Desert Sounds (Recorded At Allegro Sound Studios) (Produced By Eliot Greenberg & Doug Morris) [Laurie LR 3358] (45 rpm)

(1966: The Peter B’s (A Rik Gunnell Prod.) (Directed by Fred Kramer) [Columbia DB 7862] (EMI)

(1967: Bobbie Thomas (Produced by David Mackay) [His Master’s Voice EA-4874] (45 rpm)

(1968: Tom Springfield (Written by Rafael De Leon) (Produced by Marcel Stellman) (Musical Director: Bobby Richards) (Engineer: Derek Varnals) (Assistant Engineer: Adrian Martins) als Ugly Woman (LP: Sun Songs) [Decca SLK.4967]

(#166 album-hit voor Bill Wyman (Bill Wyman – vocals, bass) (Dallas Taylor – drums) (Hubie Heard – organ) (Danny Kortchmar – electric guitar) (Albhy Galuten – synthesizer) (Mark Colby – Sax) (Clydie King & Venetta Fields – backup vocals) (Engineers – Howard Albert/Ron Albert & Gary Kjellgren) (Assisted – John Henning/Jimmy Robinson/Neil Hausman) (Mixing – Tom Dowd, Gary Kjellgren & Bill Wyman) (Mastering: Dennis King) (Arranged & Produced By Bill Wyman) (Production Assisted – Howard Albert & Ron Albert) in 1976 (LP: Stone Alone) [Rolling Stones Records COC 79103]

(#181 album-hit voor Joe Dolce (Produced By Ian McKenzie And Joe Dolce) in 1981 (LP: Shaddap You Face) [MCA Records ‎MCA-5211]

(1981: Joe Dolce (Produced By Ian McKenzie & Joe Dolce) (Recorded in Australia)  [MCA Records ‎MCA 51157] (45 rpm)

(#46 hit in Groot-Brittannië voor Rocky Sharpe And The Replays (Produced by Mike Vernon) in 1983 [Polydor ‎POSP 560] (45 rpm)

(#204 Bubbling Under album-hit voor Kid Creole And The Coconuts (An August Darnell Production) (Associate Producer: Sugar Coated Andy Hernandez) in 1983 (LP: Doppelganger) [Sire 1-23977]

(1983: Kid Creole And The Coconuts (An August Darnell Production) (Associate Producer: Sugar Coated Andy Hernandez)  [Sire 7-29468] (45 rpm)

(#65 album-hit voor Jimmy Soul (℗ 1990) in 1991 op de various artists Music from the Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (CD: Mermaids) [Geffen 9 24310-2]

(#14 album-hit voor Jimmy Soul in 1997 op de various artists Julia Roberts Music from the Motion Picture (CD: My Best Friend’s Wedding) [Work OK 68166]

1968: Archie Bell & The Drells – Tighten Up [Atlantic 2478] (2 weken 1)
Tighten Up - Archie Bell
(vandaag 50 jaar geleden)
(Billy Buttier; Archie Bell)
(L.J.F. Productions [ = Skipper Lee Frazier]

1974: Ray Stevens – The Streak [Barnaby Records B-600] (3 weken 1)
The Streak - Ray Stevens
(vandaag 44 jaar geleden)
(Ray Stevens)
(Produced & Arranged by Ray Stevens)
(Engineered by Tom Knox)

1985: Simple Minds – Don’t You (Forget About Me) [A&M Records AM-2703] (1 week 1)
Don’t You (Forget About Me) - Simple Minds

(vandaag 33 jaar geleden)
(Tekst & Muziek: Keith Forsey; Steve Schiff)
(Produced by Keith Forsey)

(Uit de film The Breakfast Club met in de hoofdrollen Molly Ringwald & Emilio Estevez, ging op 7 februari 1985 in Los Angeles, Californië in première en draait vanaf 15 februari 1985 in heel Amerika)

1991: Hi-Five – I Like The Way (The Kissing Game) (1 week 1)
I Like The Way (The Kissing Game) - Hi-Five

(vandaag 27 jaar geleden)
(Teddy Riley; Bernard Bell; Dave Way)
(Produced & Mixed by Teddy Riley)
(Co-Produced by Bernard Bell)
(Engineered by Dave Way)
(Assistant Engineer: Rich July)
(Remixed by Ralph Rolle and Tom Vercillo at Battery Studios)
(Recorded at Soundtrack, NYC)
(Mastered by Herb Powers, Jr. at DMS, NYC)

1996: Bone Thugs-N-Harmony – Tha Crossroads (8 weken 1)
Tha Crossroads - Bone Thugs-N-Harmony
(vandaag 22 jaar geleden)
(Bone [ = Anthony Henderson]; D.J. U-Neek [ = Tim Middleton]; O’Kelly Isley, R. Isley; Ernie Isley; Marvin Isley; Chris Jasper)
(Produced & Mixed by D.J. U-Neek)
(Recorded at U-Neek’s Recording Studio, LA, CA by Virgil Davis, Jr. & D.J. U-Neek)
(Recorded and Mixed at Studio Cat Prod, Hollywood, CA by Aaron Conner & D.J. U-Neek)
(Bevat een interpolatie uit Make Me Say It Again van The Isley Brothers (1975)

2013: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Feat. Ray Dalton – Can’t Hold Us (5 weken 1)
Can’t Hold Us - Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

(vandaag 5 jaar geleden)
(Ben Haggerty; Ray Dalton; Ryan Lewis)
(Recorded and Mixed by Ryan Lewis, Ben Haggerty)
(Mastered by Sterling Sound, New York, NY & “Bigg Bass” Brian Gardner, Hollywood, CA)
(Additional Vocals by Camila Recchi, Ray Dalton, Tyler Andrews, Victoria Fuangaromya)
(Trombone by Greg Kramer)
(Trumpet by Owuor Arunga)
(Violin by Andrew Joslyn)

Billboard: “Net geen N°1-hits”

1901: Harry Macdonough – When The Harvest Days Are Over [Gram-O-Phone Record 652] (1 week 2)
When The Harvest Days Are Over
(vandaag 117 jaar geleden)
(Tekst: Howard Graham /Muziek: Harry Von Tilzer)

(#3 hit voor Byron G. Harlan op 2 februari 1901 [Columbia Phonograph Company 31521] (wax cylinder)

1918: Van and Schenk – In The Land O’ Yamo Yamo (Funiculi, Funiculi) [Victor 18443] (3 weken 2)

(vandaag 100 jaar geleden)
(Tekst: Joe McCarthy /Muziek: Fred Fisher)
(Duet with orchestra)

(B-kant van Everybody’s Crazy ‘Bout the Dog-gone Blues But I’m Happy van Marion Harris)

1929: Ruth Etting – I’ll Get By (As Long As I Have You) [Columbia 1733-D] (2 weken 3)

(vandaag 89 jaar geleden)
(Tekst: Roy Turk /Muziek: Fred E. Ahlert)
(Novelty accomp.)

(#12 hit voor Nick Lucas als I’ll Get By (As Long As I Have You) in 1929 [78-Brunswick 4156]

(#18 hit voor Aileen Stanley (Comedienne with Orchestra) als I’ll Get By As Long As I Have You in 1929 [Victor 21839] (78 rpm)

(1929: Ben Bernie and his Hotel Roosevelt Orchestra (With Vocal Chorus) (Vocal Chorus by Eddy Thomas) als I’ll Get By (As Long As I Have You) [Brunswick 4168] (78 rpm)

(1937: Teddy Wilson and his Orchestra (Teddy Wilson–Johnny Hodges–Lester Young–Buck Clayton–Cozy Cole–Allen Reuss–Artie Bernstein) (Vocal Chorus Billie Holiday) als I’ll Get By (As Long As I Have You) [Brunswick 7903] (78 rpm)

(1940: Jack Jenney And His Orchestra als I’ll Get By [78-Vocalion 5494]

(1943: Played on harmonica by Ward Bond, sung by Irene Dunne and danced by her and Spencer Tracy. Played also in a juke box. In the score often as a leitmotif for the love between Irene Dunne and Spencer Tracy als I’ll Get By in de film A Guy Named Joe)

(#1 hit voor Harry James and his Orchestra (Vocal Chorus by Dick Haymes) {Nostalgia Classic Song op radiostation KEZW Studio 1430 AM Denver, Colorado} als I’ll Get By (As Long As I Have You)  op 10 juni 1944 [Columbia 36698] (78 rpm)

(#7 hit voor Ink Spots (Vocal with Instrumental Accompaniment) als I’ll Get By (As Long As I Have You) in 1944 [Decca 18579] (78 rpm)

(#12 hit voor The Four King Sisters (with orchestra conducted by Alvino Rey) als I’ll Get By (As Long As I Have You) in 1944 [Bluebird 30-0821] (78 rpm)

(#2 album-hit voor Frankie Carle with Rhythm Section) (Piano Solo with Rhythm Acc.) als I’ll Get By (As Long As I Have You) in 1947 (LP: Carle Comes Calling) [Columbia ‎ C 129-3] [Columbia 37316] (78 Box Set)

(1951: Andrea Filippo als I’ll Get By (LP: Andrea Filippo And His Tempo String Ensemble) [Tempo MITT 2068]

(#4 album-hit voor Judy Garland als Born in a Trunk Medley: I’ll Get By/You Took Advantage of Me/Black Bottom/The Peanut Vendor/My Melancholy Baby/Swanee in 1954 (LP: A Star Is Born) [Columbia BL 1201]

(1955: Liberace (With Orchestra Under the Direction of George Liberace & Violin Obbligato by George Liberace) als I’ll Get By (As Long As I Have You) [Columbia 4-40454] (45 rpm)

(#18 album-hit voor Norrie Paramor His Strings and Orchestra als I’ll Get By (As Long As I Have You) in 1956 (LP: In London, In Love) [Capitol International 10025]

(#12 album-hit voor The Platters als I’ll Get By in 1957 (LP: The Platters–Volume Two) [Mercury ‎MG 20216]

(1957: Meet Cleo als I’ll Get By (LP: Cleo Laine Sings) [MGM E 3593]

(#14 album-hit voor Keely Smith with Billy May and his Orchestra (Arranged and conducted by Billy May) (Producer: Voyle Gilmore) in 1958 (LP: Politely!) [Capitol Records ‎ST-1073]

(#20 album-hit voor Nelson Riddle and his Orchestra als I’ll Get By (℗ 1957) in 1958 (LP: C’mon…Get Happy!) [Capitol T-893]

(#87 hit voor Billy Williams (Vocal With Chorus And Orchestra Directed By Dick Jacobs) als I’ll Get By (As Long As I Have You) in 1958; B-kant van It’’s Prayin’ Time [Coral 9-61999] (45 rpm)

(1958: Maureen Evans (Accompaniment directed by Gordon Franks) als I’ll Get By [Embassy 45-WB 313] (45 rpm)

(1958: Connie Francis (Orchestra Under the Direction of Joe Lipman) als I’ll Get By (LP: Who’s Sorry Now?) [MGM E-3686]

(1958: Jerry Vale (With Glenn Osser and His Orchestra) als I’ll Get By (LP: I Remember Buddy) [Columbia CL 1114]

(1959: Ralph Flanagan als I’ll Get By (LP: Ralph Flanagan Plays Your Request) [Imperial LP-12016]

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

(1960: Budd Johnson And The Four Brass Giants als I’ll Get By (LP: Budd Johnson and the Four Brass Giants) [Riverside RLP 343]

(1960: Lou Stein als I’ll Get By (LP: Saloon Favorites) [Mercury Records SR-60022]

(1960: Charlie Shavers Quartet als I’ll Get By (LP: Girl of My Dreams) [Everest ‎LPBR 5070]

(1960: Ernie Wilkins And His Orchestra als I’ll Get By (LP: The Big New Band of the 60’s) [Everest SDBR 5104]

(1960: Ernie Wilkins And His Orchestra als I’ll Get By op de EP Undecided [Everest BREP 133] (45 rpm) {Zweedse persing}

(#92 album-hit voor Bert Kaempfert And His Orchestra in 1961 (LP: Dancing in Wonderland) [Decca DL74161]

(1961: Shirley Bassey (with The Williams Singers and George Love & His Orchestra) als I’ll Get By (As Long As I Have You) [Columbia 45-DB 4737] (EMI) (45 rpm)

(1961: Coleman Hawkins als I’ll Get By (LP: At Ease with Coleman Hawkins) [Moodsville MV 7]

(1962: Brook Benton (Quincy Jones And His Orchestra) als I’ll Get By (As Long As I Have You) (LP: There Goes That Song Again) [Mercury SR-60673]

(1962: John Coltrane als I’ll Get By (LP: Standard Coltrane) [Prestige PRLP 7243]

(#18 album-hit voor Peggy Lee als I’ll Get By in 1963 (LP: I’m a Woman) [Capitol Records ST-1857]

(#44 album-hit voor Frank Fontaine (Orchestra Conducted by Hugo Winterhalter) als I’ll Get By in 1963 (LP: Sings Like Crazy) [ABC-Paramount ABC 460]

(1963: Victor Silvester and His Ballroom Orchestra and The Rita Williams Singers als I’ll Get By (LP: Sing and Dance Party) [Columbia SCX 3497] (EMI)

(1963: Ricky Stevens with Geoff Love and His Orchestra als I’ll Get By; B-kant van My Mothers Eyes [Columbia 45-DB 4981] (EMI)

(#37 album-hit voor Mantovani And His Orchestra als I’ll Get By in 1964 (LP: The Incomparable Mantovani) [London PS.392]

(1964: Erroll Garner als I’ll Get By (As Long As I Have You) (LP: Now Playing: A Night at the Movies) [MGM SE 4335]

(#11 album-hit voor Jack Jones (Arranged and Conducted by Don Costa) (Produced by Michael Kapp) als I’ll Get By (As Long As I Have You) in 1965 (LP: Dear Heart) [Kapp KL-3415]

(#13 album-hit voor Vic Dana (Producer: Dick Glasser) (Arranger: Ernie Freeman) (Engineer: “Lanky” Linstrot) als I’ll Get By in 1965 (LP: Red Roses for a Blue Lady) [Dolton Records BST-8034]

(#31 album-hit voor Robert Goulet (Arranged and Conducted by Don Costa) (Produced by Ernie Altschuler) als I’ll Get By in 1965 (LP: Summer Sounds) [Columbia CS 9180]

(1965: The Ink Spots (Vocal With Instrumental Accompaniment) als I’ll Get By (As Long As I Have You) (LP: Lost in a Dream) [Vocalion VL 3725]

(#39 album-hit voor Al (He’s the King) Hirt (Arranged and Conducted by Marty Manning) (Produced by Jim Foglesong) (Recorded at Webster Hall, New York City) (Recording Engineer: Ed Begley) als I’ll Get By in 1966 (LP: They’re Playing Our Song) [RCA LSP 3492]

(#24 album-hit voor Ed Ames als I’ll Get By (As Long As I Have You) in 1967 (LP: When the Snow Is on the Roses) [RCA Victor LSP 3913]

(1968: Andre Kostelanetz And His Orchestra (Produced by Teo Macero) (Engineering: Frank Laico, Ray Moore) als I’ll Get By (As Long As I Have You) (LP: Scarborough Fair: And Other Great Movie Hits) [Columbia CS 9623]

(#193 album-hit voor Jerry Vale als I’ll Get By in 1969 (LP: With Love, Jerry Vale) [Columbia GP 16 CS 9916]

(1972: Thore Ehrling (arr.: Carl-Henrik Norin) (Producent: Gunnar Lindqvist) (Tekniker: Gunnar Lööf) (Inspelad i EMI Studios, Stockholm) als I’ll Get By (LP: På nytt) [Odeon 4E 062-34652] (EMI) {uit Zweden}

(#108 album-hit voor Billie Holiday (Accompanied by Eddie Heywood and his Orchestra) (Produced By Milt Gabler) (Recorded at WOR Recording Studios, New York, N.Y. on March 25, 1944) als I’ll Get By in 1973 (LP: Strange Fruit) [Atlantic SD 1614]

(1978: Dick Haymes als Medley: I’ll Get By/It Had to Be You (LP: For Me, for You, for Evermore) [Audiophile AP-130]

(1982: The Mormon Tabernacle Choir (Columbia Orchestra, Jerold Ottley, Conductor) als I’ll Get By (LP: Songs America Loves Best, Vol. III – The Twenties) [CBS FM 37286]

(1988: Michael Feinstein als I’ll Get By (CD: Isn’t It Romantic) [Elektra ‎9 60792-2]

(1992: Cecilia Coleman als I’ll Get By (CD: Words of Wisdom) [L.A.P. Records 00 5417 20101 2 1]

(1993: Ed Polcer and His Jazz All-Stars als I’ll Get By (CD: The Magic of Swing Street) [Blewz Manor BMPICD102]

(2004: Sasha Dobson with the Chris Byars Octet als I’ll Get By (CD: The Darkling Thrush) [Smalls Records SRCD 0005]

1974: The Jackson 5 – Dancing Machine [Motown M 1286F] (2 weken 2)
Dancing Machine - The Jackson 5
(vandaag 44 jaar geleden)
(Hal Davis; Donald Fletcher; Weldon Dean Parks)
(Exec. Prod.: B.G.)
(Produced by Hal Davis)
(Arranged by Arthur Wright)
(Vocal Arrangements: James Carmichael)

(1979: The Jackson 5 (LP: Boogie) [Natural Resources NR 4013T]

(#1 album-hit voor M.C. Hammer in 1990 (CD: Please Hammer Don’t Hurt ‘Em) [Capitol Records ‎CDP 7 92857 2]

1974: Music From “The Sting” Featuring Marvin Hamlisch On Piano – The Entertainer [MCA Records MCA-40174] (2 weken 3)
The Entertainer - Marvin Hamlisch

(vandaag 44 jaar geleden)
(Scott Joplin)
(Arranged By Gunther Schuller)
(Executive Producer: Gil Rodin)
(Producer: Marvin Hamlisch)

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

(Titelsong van de film The Sting met in de hoofdrollen Paul Newman & Robert Redfort, ging op 25 december 1973 in New York City en in Los Angeles, California in première)

(Het origineel is van Scott Joplin (℗ 1902) [Connorized 6046] (piano roll)

(1974: Caravelli ‎(Réalisation artistique: Philippe Boutet) as L’arnaque (The entertainer) (LP: Quelque chose et moi) [CBS – CBS 80326]

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

(1975: Ronnie Aldrich and His Two Pianos with The London Festival Orchestra and Chorus (LP: In the Gentle Hours) [London Phase 4 Stereo SP 44221]

(1976: Bill Black’s Combo (LP: Bill Black’s Combo Plays the greatest Hits) [Zodiac ZLP 5006]

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

(1992: Terrence Farrell (Recorded at Audio Productions Group, Sacramento, Calif.) (Ralph Stover, Engineer) (Cecil Ramirez, Assistant Engineer) (Recorded on a 1973 Ignacio Fleta Guitar) (Single Track Recording: No Overdubbing AKG Tube Microphone) (CD: Boogie Bistro) [Troubadour Recordings TR726]

1985: Murray Head – One Night In Bangkok [RCA PB-13988] (1 week 3)
One Night In Bangkok - Murray Head

(vandaag 33 jaar geleden)
(Benny Andersson; Tim Rice; Björn Ulvaeus)
(Produced by Benny Andersson, Tim Rice and Björn Ulvaeus)
(Engineered by Michael Bo Tretow)
(Choruses Sung by Anders Glenmark)
(Introduction by London Symphony Orchestra)
(Conducted by Anders Eljas)
(Arranged by Benny Andersson & Anders Eljas)
(Published ℗ 1984)

(Uit de Tim Rice en Benny Andersson en Björn Ulvaeus (mannelijke helft van ABBA) musical Chess)

(#77 hit voor Robey (Arranged by Joel Diamond & Shep Pettibone) (Mixed by Shep Pettibone) (Produced by Joel Diamond) in 1985 [Silver Blue Records ‎ZS4 04774] (45 rpm)

1991: Cathy Dennis – Touch Me (All Night Long) (7” Mix) [Polydor 879 466-7] (2 weken 2)
Touch Me (All Night Long) - Cathy Dennis

(vandaag 27 jaar geleden)
(Cathy Dennis; Carmichael Delyle; Patrick Adams)
(Produced by Cathy Dennis, Phil Bodger and Shep Pettibone)
(Executive Producer: Bruce Carbone)
(Mixed by Shep Pettibone and Goh Hotoda)
(Edits by Tony Shimkin)
(Additional Keyboards by Peter “Ski” Schwartz)
(Published ℗ 1990)

1991: C & C Music Factory Presents Freedom Williams and Zelma Davis (The Rock & Roll Radio Mix) – Here We Go  [Columbia 38-73690] (1 week 3)
Here We Go - C & C Music

(vandaag 27 jaar geleden)
(Robert Clivillés; B. Williams [ = Frederick Brandon Williams]
(Produced and Arranged by Robert Clivillés and David Cole)
(Additional Production and Remix by Robert Clivillés and David Cole)
(Executive Producer: Larry Yasgar)
(Published ℗ 1990)

 Adult Standards/Timeless Classics

 1959: Dion and The Belmonts – A Teenager In Love [Laurie 3027]


(vandaag 59 jaar geleden)
(Doc Pomus; Mort Shuman)

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

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

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

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

Billboard Easy Listening chart:

1968: Hugo Montenegro His Orchestra And Chorus – The Good, The Bad And The Ugly [RCA Victor 47-9423] (3 weken 1)
The Good, The Bad And The Ugly - Hugo Montenegro

(vandaag 50 jaar geleden)
(Ennio Morricone)
(Producer: Neely Plumb)
(Arranged and Conducted by Hugo Montenegro)

(#2 hit in de Hot 100 op 1 juni 1968)

{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 Ennio Morricone uit de spaghettiwestern Il buono, il brutto, il cattivo met in de hoofdrollen Clint Eastwood (The Good), Lee Van Cleef (The Bad) & Eli Wallach (The Ugly), draait vanaf 23 december 1966 in de Italiaanse bioscopen, gaat op 29 december 1967 in de Amerikaanse bioscopen in roulatie onder de naam The Good, the Ugly, the Bad en op 22 augustus 1968 in Londen, Engeland onder de naam The Magnificent Rogues in première)

(#4 album-hit voor Ennio Morricone in 1968 op de Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (LP: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly) [United Artists Records UAS 5172]

(#70 album-hit voor Ray Conniff And The Singers in 1968 (LP: Turn Around and Look at Me) [Columbia CS 9712]

(1968: Henry Mancini (LP: The Big Latin Band of Henry Mancini) [RCA Victor LSP-4049]

(#147 album-hit voor The 50 Guitars of Tommy Garrett in 1969 (LP: The Best of the 50 Guitars of Tommy Garrett) [Liberty LLS-14045]

(#154 album-hit voor The Ventures (Producer: Joe Saraceno) (Arranged by Mike Melvoin and The Ventures) als The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly (Il buono, il brutto e il cattivo) in 1970 (LP: More Golden Greatst) [Liberty ‎LST-8060]

(1975: Billy Strange als Good, Bad & Ugly (LP: Dyn-o-mite Guitar) [GNP Crescendo ‎GNPS-2094]

1974: Music From “The Sting” Featuring Marvin Hamlisch On Piano – The Entertainer [MCA Records MCA-40174] (1 week 1)

(vandaag 44 jaar geleden)
(Scott Joplin)
(Arranged By Gunther Schuller)
(Executive Producer: Gil Rodin)
(Producer: Marvin Hamlisch)

(#3 hit in de Hot 100 op 18 mei 1974)

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

(Titelsong van de film The Sting met in de hoofdrollen Paul Newman & Robert Redfort, ging op 25 december 1973 in New York City en in Los Angeles, California in première)

(Het origineel is van Scott Joplin (℗ 1902) [Connorized 6046] (piano roll)

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

1963: Brenda Lee – Losing You [Decca 31478] (3 weken 2)
Losing You - Brenda Lee
(vandaag 55 jaar geleden)
(Muziek: Jean Renard /Engelse tekst: Carl Sigman)
(Vocal With Chorus And Instrumental Accompaniment)

(#6 hit in de Hot 100 op 25 mei 1963)

(Het origineel is van Jean Renard (Jacques Denjean et son orchestre) als Connais-tu… uit 1960 op de EP Allez (quand je serai marin) [45-Polydor 21 729] {Franse versie}

(1961: Tino Rossi (Orchestre, direction: Pierre Spiers) als Connais-tu? op de EP Connais-tu? [45-Columbia ESVF 1050] {Franse versie}

(#7 album-hit voor Al Martino (Orchestra under the direction of Belford Hendricks) als Losing You in 1963 (LP: I Love You Because) [Capitol Records T-1914]

(#39 album-hit voor Brenda Lee in 1963 (LP: … “Let Me Sing”) [Decca DL 74439]

(1963: Lale Andersen (Adapt.: Ernst Bader) (Lale Andersen mit Chor und Orchester) als Grau war der Ozean [Electrola E 22 546] (45 rpm)

(1963: Maria Candido (Adapt.: Pierre Havet) (Orchestre direction Armand Migiani) als Un ange (Losing You) op de EP Un ange [Festival 45 1349 M] (45 rpm) {Franse versie}

(1963: Dalida und die Boys and Girls Berlipp’s Band (Adapt.: Ernst Bader) als Grau war der Ozean (Losing You) [Barclay 10 344 AT] (45 rpm)

(1963: Colette Deréal (Written by Jean Renard/Pierre Havet) (Jean Bouchety et son orchestra als Un ange op de EP L’an 2000 [45-Polydor 27 051]

(1963: Michel Louvain (Adapt.: Ralph Bernet) (Accompagné Par Jerry De Villiers et Son Orchestre) als Je te perds (Losing You) [Apex Francais 13298] (45 rpm)

(#102 album-hit voor Doris Day (Arranged and Conducted by Tommy Oliver) (Produced by Terry Melcher) (℗ 1963) in 1964 (LP: Love Him!) [Columbia CS 8931]

(1964: Orlando (Adapt.: Dominique Grange/Georges Garvarentz) (accompagné par Christian Chevallier et son orchestre) als Ce soir je te perds op de EP Ce soir je te perds [45-Bel-Air 211 146 M]

(1964: Doris Day als Losing You (LP: Love Him!) [Columbia CS 8931]

(1967: Lynne Fletcher With The Mike Perjanik Group als Losing You [His Master’s Voice EA-4828] (45 rpm)

(1969: Moacyr Franco als Perdendo-te (LP: Por amor) [Copacabana CLP 11571] {Portugese versie}

1996: Mariah Carey – Always Be My Baby [Columbia 38-78276] (Totaal: 4 weken 2)
Always Be My Baby - Mariah Carey

(vandaag 22 jaar geleden)
(Tekst: Mariah Carey /Muziek: Jermaine Dupri; Mariah Carey; Manuel Seal)
(Produced And Arranged By Mariah Carey And Jermaine Dupri)
(Co-Produced By Manuel Seal)
(terug op #2: 22-06-1996, 29-06-1996 en 06-07-1996 (3 weken)

(#1 hit in de Hot 100 op 4 mei 1996)

(#67 pop-hit voor David Cook (American Idol Studio Version) in 2008 [Fremantle] (Digital download)

Billboard Country & Western chart:

1946: Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys – New Spanish Two Step [Columbia 36966] (16 weken 1)

(vandaag 72 jaar geleden)
(Muziek: Bob Wills /Tekst: Tommy Duncan)
(Vocal by Tommy Duncan with String Band Acc.)

(#20 hit in de US Pop Singles Charts op 13 juli 1946)

(#140 album-hit voor Danny Davis and the Nashville Brass in 1970 (LP: Down Homers) [RCA Victor LSP 4424]

1959: Johnny Horton – The Battle Of New Orleans [Columbia 4-41339] (10 weken 1)
The Battle Of New Orleans - Johnny Horton

(vandaag 59 jaar geleden)
(Arr. Jimmie Driftwood)

(#1 hit in de Hot 100 op 1 juni 1959)

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

(#2 hit in Engeland voor Lonnie Donegan and his Skiffle Group (Recorded at the Bristol Hippodrome) in 1959 [Pye Nixa 7N.15206] (45 rpm)

(#24 C&W-hit voor Jimmie Driftwood (Producer Chet Atkins) {het origineel} in 1959 [RCA Victor 47-7534] (45 rpm)

(#87 pop-hit voor Vaughn Monroe (with Norman Leyden, his Orchestra and Chorus) in 1959 [RCA Victor 47-7495] (45 rpm)

(1960: Rusty Draper With The David Carroll Orchestra (LP: Hits That Sold a Million) [Mercury SR-60176]

(1962: Sandy Nelson (LP: Country Style) [Imperial LP-12203]

(1963: Eddy Arnold (Produced by Chet Atkins) (LP: Our Man Down South) [RCA Victor LSP 2596]

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

(#44 album-hit voor The Royal Guardsmen in 1967 (LP: Snoopy Vs. the Red Baron) [Laurie SLP-2038]

(#21 Easy Listening-hit voor Harpers Bizarre (Arranged by Perry Botkin, Jr.) (Vocal Arrangements by Ted Templeman & Dick Scoppettone) in 1968 [Warner Bros.-Seven Arts Records 7223] (45 rpm)

(1968: Jim Ed Brown (LP: Country’s Best on Record) [RCA Victor LSP 4011]

(#160 album-hit voor Chet Atkins/Boston Pops/Arthur Fiedler (Chet Atkins, Guitar) (Boston Pops Orchestra) (Arthur Fiedler, Conductor) (Arrangements by Richard Hayman) als Medley: The Battle of New Oleans / Sugarfoot Rag in 1969 (LP: Chet Picks on the Pops) [RCA Victor LSC 3104]

(#51 album-hit voor Boots Randolph (℗ 1969) in 1970 (LP: Yakety Revisited) [Monument SLP 18128]

(#1 album-hit voor Eric Weissberg and Steve Mandell in 1973 als Eight of January (LP: Dueling Banjos)

(#28 album-hit voor Hank Wilson [ = Leon Russell] in 1973 (LP: Hank Wilson’s Back. Vol. I) [Shelter Records SW-8923]

(#72 pop-hit voor The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band in 1974 [United Artists Records UA-XW544-X] (45 rpm)

(#51 C&W-hit voor Buck Owens (Produced at Buck Owens Studios in Bakerfield, California) in 1975 [Capitol 4138] (45 rpm)

(#66 album-hit voor The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band (LP: Dream) in 1975 [United Artists Records UA-LA469-G]

(2002: Gerard Cox als Het gras is nergens groener dan bij Feyenoord)

1968: Glen Campbell – I Wanna Live [Capitol Records 2146] (3 weken 1)
I Wanna Live - Glen Campbell
(vandaag 50 jaar geleden)
(John D. Loudermilk)
(Produced by: Al de Lory)
(Produced, Arranged and Conducted by Al de Lory)

(#36 hit in de Hot 100 op 25 mei 1968)

(1973: Roy Orbison (Arranged by Joe Tanner) (Prod. by Joe Melson & Roy Orbison) [MGM Records K 14626] (45 rpm)

(1973: Roy Orbison (Arranged by Joe Tanner) (Produced by Joe Melson & Roy Orbison) (LP: Milestones) [MGM Records SE 4934]

(#87 C&W-hit voor Eddy Raven (Produced by Don Gant) in 1976 [ABC/Dot Records DOA-17618] (45 rpm)

1974: Cal Smith – Country Bumpkin [MCA Records MCA-40191] (1 week 1)
(vandaag 44 jaar geleden)
(Don Wayne)
(Produced By Walter Haynes)

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

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

1985: Sawyer Brown – Step That Step [Capitol Records/Curb Records B-5446] (1 week 1)
Step That Step - Sawyer Brown
(vandaag 33 jaar geleden)
(Mark A. Miller)
(Produced by Randy L. Scruggs)

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

1996: Brooks & Dunn – My Maria [Arista 07822-12993-7] (3 weken 1)
My Maria - Brooks & Dunn

(vandaag 22 jaar geleden)
(Daniel Moore; B.W. Stevenson)
(Produced by Don Cook, Kix Brooks & Ronnie Dunn)

(#79 hit in de Hot 100 op 1 juni 1996)

(#9 pop-hit voor B.W. Stevenson (Arr. by Larry Muhoberac) (Producer: David M. Kershenbaum) in 1973 [RCA Victor APBO-0030] (45 rpm)

Billboard Rhythm & Blues chart:

1968: Archie Bell & The Drells – Tighten Up [Atlantic 2478] (2 weken 1)Tighten Up - Archie Bell & The Drells 2
(vandaag 51 jaar geleden)
(Billy Buttier; Archie Bell)
(L.J.F. Productions [ = Skipper Lee Frazier]

(#1 hit in de Hot 100 op 18 mei 1968)

1974: Aretha Franklin – I’m In Love [Atlantic 45-2999] (2 weken 1)
I’m In Love - Aretha Franklin
(vandaag 44 jaar geleden)
(Bobby Womack)
(Produced by Jerry Wexler, Arif Mardin & Aretha Franklin)
(Horn & String Arrangements by William Eaton)

(#19 hit in de Hot 100 op 1 juni 1974)

(#4 R&B-hit voor Wilson Pickett (Produced by Tom Dowd & Tommy Cogbill) {het origineel} in 1967) [Atlantic 45-2448] (45 rpm)

(#70 album-hit voor Wilson Pickett in 1968 (LP: I’m in Love) [Atlantic SD 8175]

(1968: Bobby Womack (LP: Fly Me to the Moon) [Minit LP 24014]

(1974: Stanley Turrentine (LP: Pieces of Dreams) [Fantasy F-9465]

(1978: Loleatta Holloway (LP: Queen of the Night) [Gold Mind GA 9501]

(#12 album-hit voor S.O.S. Band in 1980 (LP: S.O.S.) [Tabu NJZ 36332]

1985: Kool & The Gang – Fresh [De-Lite 880 623-7] (1 week 1)
Fresh - Kool & The Gang – Fresh

(vandaag 33 jaar geleden)
(James Taylor; Sandy Linzer; Kool & The Gang [ = Robert “Kool” Bell, Ronald Bell, Jim Bonnefond, George Brown, Claydes Smith & Curtis Williams]
(Produced by Jim Bonnefond, Ronald Bell and Kool & The Gang)

(#9 hit in de Hot 100 op 8 juni 1985)

1991: Teddy Pendergrass – It Should’ve Been You (1 week 1)
It Should’ve Been You - Teddy Pendergrass
(vandaag 27 jaar geleden)
(Teddy Pendergrass; Terry Price)
(Produced by Teddy Pendergrass and Terry Price)

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

1996: Fugees – Killing Me Softly [Ruffhouse Records] (5 weken 1)
Killing Me Softly - Fugees

(vandaag 22 jaar geleden)
(Tekst: Norman Gimbel /Muziek: Charles Fox)
(Recorded at East Orange, NJ)
(Executive Producer: Prakazrel “Pras”)
(Co-Executive Producer: Wyclef Jean, Lauryn Hill)

(#2 hit in de Hot 100 Airplay op 22 juni 1996)

{Classic Song op internetstation Radio Mi Amigo 192 (Live vanaf de Spaanse Costa), Alfaz del Pi, Costa Blanca, España}

(Het origineel is van Lori Leiberman (Produced by Charles Fox and Norman Gimbel) (Arranged and Conducted by Charles Fox) (Recorded at: Western Recorders, Inc, (Hollywood) and Harbor Sound Studios (Encino) (Engineers: John Boyd, Andrew Richardson) (Remix Engineer: John Boyd) als Killing Me Softly with His Song uit 1972 (LP: Lori Leiberman) [Capitol ST-11081]

(#1 pop-hit voor Roberta Flack (Arranged by Roberta Flack) (Produced by Joel Dorn) (Engineer: Gene Paul) {Nostalgia Classic Song op radiostation KEZW Studio 1430 AM Denver, Colorado} {Classic Song op radiostation KAAM 770 AM Legends in Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, Texas} {Timeless Classic Song op radiostation KIXI (880 AM) Mercer Island-Seattle, Washington} {All Time Favourite Song op Radio Mi Amigo International (Costa Blanca in Spanje 92.3 en 106.0 FM. Uitzendend vanuit Kall in de Eiffel, dagelijks op de kortegolf: van 9 uur ’s ochtends tot 6 uur ’s avonds, met een eigen zender op 6085 kHz in de 49 meter band en op de middengolf via de zender Riga in Letland op 1467 AM, gericht op Scandinavie, de Baltische staten en Noord-Duitsland} {Favourite Song op internetstation Radio Mi Amigo 192 (Live vanaf de Spaanse Costa), Alfaz del Pi, Costa Blanca, España} als Killing Me Softly with His Song op 24 februari 1973 [Atlantic 45-2940] (45 rpm)

(#3 album-hit voor Roberta Flack (All Arrangements Are By Roberta Flack) (Recorded at Atlantic Recording Studios, New York, N.Y.) (Recording & re-mix engineer: Gene Paul) (Produced By Joel Dorn) als Killing Me Softly with His Song in 1973 (LP: Killing Me Softly) [Atlantic SD 7271]

(#14 album-hit voor Perry Como (Produced By Chet Atkins) (Arranged by Bergen White) (Recording Engineer: Tom Pick) (Recording Technicians: Roy Shockley and Milton Henderson) (Recorded at RCA’s “Nashville Sound” Studios, Nashville, Tennessee) als Killing Me Softly with His Song in 1973 (LP: And I Love You So) [RCA Victor APL1-0100]

(#39 album-hit voor Anne Murray (Produced And Arranged By Brian Ahern) (Brian Ahern – guitar) (Skip Beckwith – bass) (Pat Riccio, Jr. – keyboards) (Andy Cree – drums and percussion) (Ben Keith – pedal steel) (Brently Titcomb – mouth harp) (Rick Wilkins – strings) (Anne Murray – vocals) (Engineering: Chris Skene, Brian Ahern, Miles Wilkinson) (Facilities: Eastern Sound, Fedco Audio Labs) als Killing Me Softly with His Song in 1973 (LP: Danny’s Song) [Capitol ST-11172]

(#51 album-hit voor Vicki Lawrence (Produced by Snuff Garrett) (Arranged by Artie Butler & Larry Muhoberac) (Engineer: Jerry Barnes & Eric Prestidge) (Studio: United Recording Producers, Inc.) als Killing Me Softly with His Song in 1973 (LP: The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia) [Bell – BELL 1120]

(#60 album-hit voor Shirley Bassey (Arranged and Conducted by Chris Gunning) (Produced by Noel Rogers) (Executive Producer: Noel Rogers) als Killing Me Softly with His Song in 1973 (LP: Never, Never, Never) [United Artists Records UA-LA055-F]

(#116 album-hit voor Sérgio Mendes & Brasil ’77 (Production And Sound By Bones Howe) (Rhythm section arrangements are by Alcivar and Sérgio Mendes) (The vocal arrangements are by Bob Alcivar) (Bob Alcivar arranged the strings and Woodwinds) (Production Co-ordinator: Pamela Vale) (Engineered by Bones Howe at the 16-track facilities of Wally Heider Recording, Hollywood) (Assisted by Ed Barton, Ken Caillat, Biff Dawes and Terry Stark) (Disc Mastering by John Golden, Artisan Audio, Hollywood) (Sérgio Mendes: Piano, Electric Piano) (Bonnie Bowden & Gracinha Leporace: Vocals) (Oscar E. Neves: Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar) (Sebastian Neto: Bass) (Claudio Slon: Drums) (Laudir Oliveira: Congas, Triangle, Percussion) (Paulo da Costa: Bongos, Congas, Percussion) als Killing Me Softly with His Song in 1973 (LP: Love Music) [Bell – Bell 1119]

(#120 album-hit voor Johnny Mathis (Produced by Jerry Fuller) (Arranger: D’Arneil Pershing) (Recording Engineer: Barry Rudolf) (Recorded at Larrabee Sound) als Killing Me Softly with His Song in 1973 (LP: Killing Me Softly with Her Song) [Columbia KC 32258]

(#122 album-hit voor Clint Holmes (Produced by Paul J. Vance and Lee Pockriss) (Arranged by Al Capps) als Killing Me Softly with His Song in 1973 (LP: Playground in My Mind) [Epic KE 32269]

(#142 album-hit voor Vikki Carr (Produced By Danny Janssen And Bobby Hart) (Arranged By: Jimmie Haskell) (Engineered By: David Hassinger) (Recorded at The Sound Factory in Hollywood, California) (Keyboard: Michael Omartian, Jimmie Haskell, Danny Janssen) (Guitars: Richard Bennett, Louie Shelton, Larry Carlton, Dean Parks) (Bass: Max Bennett) (Drums: Gene Pello) (Horns: Ollie Mitchell, Tony Terran, Lou McCreary, Bill Perkins) (Strings: Concert Master – Sidney Sharp) (Background Voices: Tom Bahler, Ron Hicklin, Jackie Ward, Sherlie Mathews, Marilyn Jackson) als Killing Me Softly with His Song in 1973 (LP: Ms. America) [Columbia KC 32251]

(#150 album-hit voor Bobby Goldsboro (Produced by Bob Montgomery & Bobby Goldsboro) (Arranged by Bobby Goldsboro & Timmy Tappan) (Background vocals: Carol Montgomery, Bergen White & Buzz Cason) (Piano, harpsichord & Moog synthesizer: Timmy Tappan) (Bass: Tommy Tow) (Drums: Jan Kurbis) (Rhythm guitar, 12 String guitar & Harmonica: Bobby Goldsboro) (Conga: Farrell Morris) (Violins: Brenton Banks, Shelden Kurtland, George Binkley III, Lennie Haight, Donald Teal, Jr., Stephanie Woolf) (Celli: Martha McCrory, Byron Bach) (Violas: Solie Fott, Gary Vanosdale) (Trumpets: Don Sheffield, George Cunningham) (Trombones: Gene Mullins, Roger Bissell) (Engineer: Ernie Winfrey) (Recorders: Billy Sherrill, Harold Lee) (Recorded at The Soundshop, Inc. Nashville, Tennessee) als Killing Me Softly with His Song in 1973 (LP: Summer (The First Time) [United Artists Records UA-LA124-F]

(#160 album-hit voor Tim Weisberg (Tim Weisberg: Alto Flute, Flute, Bass Flute, E-flat Flute) (Mike Melvoin: Electric Piano) (John Pisano: Guitar) (Larry Knechtel: Bass) (Jim Gordon, Drums, Percussion) (Produced by Dick Bogert) (Engineer: Dick Bogert) (Musical Adviser: Lynn Blessing) als Killing Me Softly with His Song in 1973 (LP: Dreamspeaker) [A&M Records SP 3045]

(#176 album-hit voor Ray Conniff And The Singers (Producer: Jack Gold) (Arranger & Conductor: Ray Conniff) (Engineer: Eric Prestidge) als There Was a Girl / Killing Me Softly with His Song in 1973 (LP: You Are the Sunshine of My Life) [Columbia KC 32376]

(#179 album-hit voor Lynn Anderson (Produced by Glenn Sutton) (Arranged and Conducted by Glenn Sutton) (Vocal Accompaniment: The Nashville Edition) (Engineers: Lou Bradley, Selby Coffeen, Charlie Bradley) als Killing Me Softly with His Song in 1973 (LP: Top of the World) [Columbia KC 32429]

(#191 album-hit voor Undisputed Truth (Produced By Norman Whitfield) (Guitars: Billy Cooper, Joe Messina, Melvin Ragin (Better Known As “Wah Wah”), Robert Ward, Paul Warren, Robert White, Eddie Willis) (Drums: Richard “Pistol” Allen, Uriel Jones, Aaron Smith, Andrew Smith) (Piano: Earl Van Dyke) (Organ: Johnny Griffith) (Bass: Bob Babbitt) (Tambourine, Maracas, Sticks, etc.: Jack Ashford) (Tympani, Vibes, Bells, Gourd: Jack Brokensha) (Arranged and Conducted by: Paul Riser) (Mastering Engineers: Norman Whitfield and Orson Lewis) (Special Thanks: Russ Terrana) (Creative Assistant: Asari Graham) als Killing Me Softly with His Song in 1973 (LP: Law of the Land) [Gordy G 963L]

(1973: Caravelli ‎(Adapt.: Eddy Marnay – Gilbert Montagné ) als Elle chantait ma vie en musique (Killing me softly with her song) (Réalisation artistique: Philippe Boutet) (LP: Viens viens) [CBS – CBS 65.691]

(1973: Katja Ebstein (Adapt.: Michael Kunze) (Arrangiert und dirigent von Boris Jojic) (Tonmeister: Jörg Scheuermann) (Produziert von Christian Bruhn) als Das Lied meines Lebens (Killing Me Softly With His Song) (LP: Katja) [UAS 29495 I] (Duitse versie)

(1973: Ferrante & Teicher (Produced By George Butler) (Arranged by Ferrante & Teicher) (Recorded May 24th & 25th, 1973) (Recorded at National Recording Studio, N.Y., N.Y.) (Recording Engineer: Frank Kulaga) (Mastering Engineer: Sol Kessler, TeleGeneral, N.Y., N.Y.) (Ferrante & Teicher With Their Orchestra) (Ferrante & Teicher Play Baldwin Pianos) als Killing Me Softly with His Song (LP: Killing Me Softly) [United Artists Records UA-LA118-F]

(1973: André Kostelanetz (Produced by Teo Macero) (Arrangement–Jack Pleis) (Engineer: Russ Payne, Frank Laico) (Arrangement Edited by Teo Macero) (Morris Stonzek–Orchestra Personnel) (Jack Ashkinazy–Remix Engineer) als Killing Me Softly with His Song (LP: Andre Kostelanetz Plays Great Hits of Today) [Columbia ‎KC 32415]

(1973: James Last (Production: James Last) (Ton-Ing.: Peter Klemt) als Killing Me Softly with His Song als Killing Me Softly (LP: Beachparty 4) [Polydor 2371 387]

(1973: Lori Lieberman (Adapt.: Eddy Marnay) als Il chantait ma vie en musique [45-Capitol C 006-81484] (Pathé Marconi EMI) (Franse versie)

(1973: Lill Lindfors (Adapt.: Bo Rehnberg) als Sången han sjöng var min egen (Killing Me Softly With His Song) (LP: Kom igen!) [Metronome MLP-ST-15501] (Zweedse versie)

(1973: Inger Lise (Adapt.: Terje Mosnes) als Sangen han sang var min egen (Killing Me Softly With His Song) (LP: Fra 4 til 70) [Talent TLS 4002] (Noorse versie)

(1973: Le grand orchestre de Paul Mauriat (Adapt.: Eddy Marnay) (Enrégistré aux Studios des Dames – Paris) (Prise de son: Dominique Poncet) (Assistants: Hervé Hochet, Jean-Louis Labro, Patrice Quef) (Réalisation: Gérard Gambus) als Elle chantait ma vie en musique « Killing me softly with her song » (LP: Nous irons à Vérone) [Philips 6325 042]

(1973: The Paul Mitchell Trio (Recorded at: Melody Recording Studios, Atlanta, Georgia) (Mellotron: Tony Shannon) (Engineer: Danny Stage) (Exec. Prod: Dante) (Produced by: Paul Mitchell and Tom Wright) als Killing Me Softly (LP: Another Way to Feel) [MRS MRS-1001]

(1973: Manuela (Adapt.: Michael Kunze) (Deutsche Originalaufnahme) (Arr. Alexander Gordon) als Etwas in mir wurde traurig (Das Lied meines Lebens) (Killing Me Softly With His Song) [BASF 05 11797-5] (45 rpm) (Duitse versie)

(1973: Marcella (Adapt.: Giorgio Calabrese) (Arrangiamenti & Direzione: Franco Monaldi) (Produzione: Ivo Callegari) (Realization: Gianni Daldello) als Mi fa morire cantando (LP: Mi… ti… amo) [CGD – CGD 69045] (Italiaanse versie)

(1973: Gilbert Montagné (Adapt.: Eddy Marnay) (Arrangements & direction d’orchestre: Philippe Briche) (Réalisation artistique: Claude Delcloo) als Il chantait ma vie en musique; B-kant van Dans mon piano il y a des oiseaux [CBS – CBS 1502] (45 rpm) (Franse versie)

(1973: Päivi Paunu (Adapt.: san: Mirja Lähde – sov. Nacke Johansson) als Jokainen päivä on liikaa (Killing Me Softly) [Polydor 2055 050] (45 rpm) (Finse versie)

(1973: Johnny Pearson And His Orchestra (Produced By Larry Page) als Killing Me Softly with His Song (LP: Touch Me in the Morning) [Penny Farthing PELS 535]

(1973: Franck Pourcel et son grand orchestre (LP: Le dernier Tango à Paris – Amour, danse et violons n° 41) [Pathé 2C 062 15558] (Pathé Marconi EMI)

(1973: Lara Saint Paul (Adapt.: Giorgio Calabrese) als Mi fa morire cantando (LP: Lara Saint Paul) [Polydor 2448 018 A] (Italiaanse versie)

(1973: Dana Valeri (Adapt.: Giorgio Calabrese) als Mi fa morire cantando [45-Brunswick 55002] (Italiaanse versie)

(1973: Ornella Vanoni (Adapt.: Giorgio Calabrese) (Arr. David Baldan Bembo) als Mi fa morire cantando (Killing Me Softly With His Song) (LP: Ornella Vanoni e altre storie) [Ariston AR/LP/12111] (Italiaanse versie)

(1973: The Ventures (Produced by Joe Saraceno & The Ventures) (Engineers: Ed Abner and Tom Perry) (Arranged by Ben Benay) (Recorded at Hollywood Sound Recorders) als Killing Me Softly with His Song (LP: Only Hits!) [United Artists Records ‎UA-LA147-G2]

(1973: Dottie West (Produced By Jerry Bradley) (Strings Arranged by Bill McElhiney) (Vocal Accompaniment by: The Nashville Edition) (Recording Engineer: Bill Vandevort) (Recording Technician: Mike Shockley) (Recorded in RCA’s “Nashville Sound” Studios, Nashville, Tennessee) (Buddy Spicher, fiddle and violin) (Weldon Myrick, steel guitar) (Dale Sellers, electric guitar and dobro) (Jimmy Capps, electric guitar) (Kenny O’Dell, acoustic guitar) (Chip Young, acoustic guitar) (Ray Edenton, acoustic guitar) (Harold Bradley, bass guitar) (Henry Strzelecki, bass) (Bobby Dyson, bass) (Steve Schaffer, bass) (Bob Moore, bass) (Byron Allen, drums and percussion) (David Briggs, keyboards) (Bobby Thompson, banjo) (Vocals – Juanita and Paul Kelley) als Killing Me Softly with His Song (LP: If It’s All Right with You/Just What I’ve Been Looking For) [RCA Victor APL1-0151]

(1973: Roger Williams (Produced By: Snuff Garrett) (Piano Arrangements by: Roger Williams) (Orchestration Arrangements by Al Capps) (Engineer: Jerry Barnes) (Studio: United Recording Producers, Inc. – Western 1) als Killing Me Softly with His Song (LP: Last Tango in Paris) [MCA Records MCA-324]

(#12 album-hit voor Engelbert [Humperdinck] (Produced by Gordon Mills) (Arranged by Laurie Holloway) als Killing Me Softly with His Song in 1974 (LP: My Love) [Parrot APAS 71065]

(1974: Petula Clark (Arranged by Frank Owens) (Produced By Tony Scotti) (Executive Producers – Tommy Oliver & John D’Andrea) als Killing Me Softly with His Song (LP: Come on Home) [Polydor ‎2383 279]

(1974: Tony Mottola And The Brass Menagerie (“The Brass Menagerie”, they include: Trumpets: Bernie Glow, Mel Davis, Marvin Stamm, Bob McCoy, John Frosk; Trombones: Urbie Green, Wayne Andre, Bob Alexander, Paul Faulise, Sonny Russo, Dick Hixon; Tuba: Don Butterfield) (The rhytm section they are: Derek Smith, piano; Vinnie Bell, guitar; Ronnie Zito, drums; Jule Ruggiero, bass; Phil Kraus and George Devens, percussion) (Produced by Enoch Light) (Associate Producers: Jeff Hest, Tony Mottola) (Ad lib guitar solos arranged by: Tony Mottola) (Arrangements, orchestrations by: Jeff Hest) (Recording & re-mix engineer: Steve Friedman) als Killing Me Softly with His Song (LP: Tony Mottola and the Brass Menagerie) [Total Sound Stereo Project 3 PR 5082 SD]

(1974: Marion (Adapt.: Juha Vainio) als Jokainen päivä on liikaa (Killing Me Softly With His Song) (LP: Lauluja sinusta) [EMI 5E 062-34985] (Finse versie)

(1974: George Shearing The Quintet And The Amigos (The Quintet: George Shearing, piano · Andy Simpkins, bass · Rusty Jones, drums · Sigi Schwab, guitar · Heribert Thusek, vibes) (The Amigos: Chino Valdes, congas + bongas · Carmelo Garcia, timbales) (Produced by MPS Records of the MPS Studios in Villingen) (Recording and mixing: Hans Georg Brunner-Schwer) (Assistant Direction: Willie Fruth) (Executive Supervisor: Baldhard Falk) als Killing Me Softly (LP: The Way We Are) [MPS BASF ‎MC 25351]

(1974: Helena Vondráčková (Adapt.: Zdeněk Borovec) (Taneční orchestr Čs. rozhlasu) (Řídí Josef Vobruba) als Dvě malá křídla tu nejsou (Killing Me Softly With His Song) [Supraphon 0 43 1687] (45 rpm) (Tsjechische versie)

(#2 album-hit in Groot-Brittannië voor Peters & Lee (Orchestra Directed By Peter Knight) (Production: John Franz) (Engineer: Peter J. Olliff) als Killing Me Softly with His Song in 1975 (LP: Favourites) [Philips 9109 205]

(#161 album-hit voor Bobby Vinton (Produced By Bob Morgan) (Studios: Toronto Sound, Sound Labs, Inc & ABC Recording Studios, Inc.) (Engineers: Terry Brown, John Mills, Howard Gale) (Mastering: The Mastering Lab) (Engineer: Mike Reese) (Executive Producers: Alan Blye And Chris Beard) (Producer: Alan Thicke) (Director: Mike Steele) (Musical Director: Jimmy Dale) (A Chuck Barris Production) als Killing Me Softly with His Song in 1975 (LP: The Bobby Vinton Show) [ABC Records ABCD 924]

(1975: The King’s Singers (Vocals: Nigel Perrin – Alastair Hume – Alastair Thompson – Anthony Holt – Simon Carrington – Brian Kay) (Arranged by David Overton) (Produced by Bob Barratt) (Recording Engineer: Peter R. Vince) (Recorded at EMI’s Abbey Road (London) Studios) als Ding a Dong Interpolating Killing Me Softly with His Song (LP: Lollipops) [EMI EMC 3093]

(1976: Bill Black’s Combo (Produced By Larry Rogers) als Killing Me Softly (LP: Bill Black’s Combo Plays the Greatest Hits) [Zodiac ZLP-5006]

(#52 album-hit voor Roberta Flack And Peabo Bryson (Produced By Roberta Flack And Peabo Bryson) als Killing Me Softly with His Song in 1980 (LP: Live & More) [Atlantic SD 2-7004]

(#14 R&B-hit voor Al B. Sure! (Produced By Kyle West) (Co-Produced By Al B. Sure!) (Executive Producers: Benny Medina And André Harrell) als Killing Me Softly in 1988 [Warner Bros. Records 7-27772] (45 rpm)

(#20 album-hit voor Al B. Sure! (Produced By Kyle West) (Co-Produced By Al B. Sure!) (Recorded at Unique Recording Studio by Ken Collins) (Engineered and Mixed By Al B. Sure! and Ken Collins) (Executive Producers: Benny Medina And André Harrell) als Killing Me Softly in 1988 (CD: In Effect Mode) [Warner Bros. Records 1-25662]

(1991: Joanna (Adapt.: Paulo Sérgio Valle) als Morrendo de Amor (CD: Joanna) [RCA 140.0074] (Portugese versie)

(1992: Pandora (Adapt.: Isabel Lascurain) als Matándome suavemente (Killing me softly with his song) (CD: Ilegal) [EMI 218 798883 2] (Spaanse versie)

(#5 album-hit voor Luther Vandross (Produced By Walter Afanasieff) (Co-Produced by Luther Vandross) als Killing Me Softly in 1994 (CD: Songs) [Epic ‎E 57775]

(1994: Guilherme Arantes (Adapt.: Guilherme Arantes) (Una produção PolyGram dirigida por Guto Graça Mello) als Em sua voz (Killing me Softly with his Song) (CD: Clássicos) [Mercury 510 782 2] (Portugese versie)

(#1 album-hit voor Fugees (Produced by Wyclef Jean & Lauryn Hill) (Co-produced by Prakazrel “Pras” & Jerry “Te Bass” Duplessis) (Recorded and mixed by Warren Riker & Wyclef Jean at The Booga Basement Studio, NJ) (Engineered by Warren Riker) (Vocal arrangement and backing vocals by Lauryn Hill) (Executive Producer: Prakazrel “Pras”) (Co-Executive Producers: Wyclef Jean, Lauryn Hill) als Killing Me Softly in 1996 (CD: The Score) [Columbia ‎CK 67147]

(#6 hit in Nederland voor De Foetsie’s (Adapt.: Samantha Star) (Productie: Bernie Brainface) (Lead-zang: Miss Lipstick & “The Mic”) als Hij maakte me gek (…met z’n vingers) in 1996 [Bunny BUCS 1117] (CD-single)

(1996: Adriana (Adapt.: Márcio Monteiro – Cury Heluy) als Sonhos não são impossíveis (Killing Me Softly With His Song) (CD: Simplesmente por você) [RGE 7572 2] (Portugese versie)

(1996: Die Schlümpfe (Adapt.: Michael Hilver) als Eigene Träume (CD: Voll der Winter! Vol 4) [EMI Electrola ‎7243 8 54463 2 0] (Duitse versie)

(1996: Penthouse Playboys (Adapt.: Terje Mosnes) als Sangen han sang var min egen (CD: Sånn skal det gjøres) [Sonet SCD 15106] (Noorse versie)

(1996: Tania (Adapt.: Sigfredo Ariel) als Killing Me Softly (CD: Mar de nubes) [Edivox CD/EdivoxDX-551] (Spaanse versie)

(1997: Lotta Engbergs (Adapt.: Bo Rehnberg) als Sången han sjöng var min egen (Killing me softly) (CD: Tolv i topp) [NMG – NMG 977 2] (Zweedse versie)

(1997: Fausto Papetti als Killing Me Softly with His Song (CD: 50ma Raccolta) [Dig It International ‎DCD 11290]

(1998: Gerard Cox als Dodelijk zachtjes verdwijnt het (CD: Andere N♪ten) [ABCD A.Brilliant.Compact.Disc ABCD 30148-2]

(1999: The BB Band (Bob Brecker – guitar, vocals) (Dennis White – guitar, vocals) (Randy Frey – bass) (Len McFee – drums, percussion) (Ken Hartman – keyboards, vocals) (Wanda Morrison – vocals) (Sheila Curtis – vocals) (Brenda Clarke – vocals) als Killing Me Softly with His Song (CD: Those Pop Ballads) [Beautiful Music Collection BMC 87179]

(2001: Mark Lorenz (Adapt.: Michael Kunze) als Das Lied meines Lebens (CD: Welthits) [BALU Records 221 201-1] (Duitse versie)

(2001: Robinson (Adapt.: Guilherme Arantes) (Direção Artística: Tom Capone) (Produção: Marco Camargo) als Em sua voz (Killing Me Softly With His Song) (CD: Anjo) [Wea Music ‎092741805-2] (Portugese versie)

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

(2005: Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass als Killing Me Softly (CD: Lost Treasures: Rare & Unreleased) [Shout! Factory ‎DK 32867]

(2006: Rhythms del Mundo featuring Omara Portuondo (Adapt.: Sigfredo Ariel) als Killing Me Softly (CD: Cuba) [Universal Music TV 1709595] (Spaanse versie)

(2006: 2Play als Killing Me Softly op de various artists (CD: Sax at Midnight) [Union Square Music SGCD2048]

(2009: Die Jungen Tenöre (Adapt.: Michael Kunze) als Das Lied meines Lebens (CD: Pop Classics) [Koch Universal 06025 1773151] (Duitse versie)

(2010: Amaury Vassili (Adapt.: Giorgio Calabrese) als Mi fa morire cantando (Killing Me Softly) (CD: Vincero) [Deluxe Edition] [Warner Music France 2564682524] (Italiaanse versie)

(2015: Christian Delagrange (Adapt.: Eddy Marnay) als Il chantait ma vie en musique (CD: Ballades en France) [Wagram Music 3321692] (Franse versie)

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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 (©2018)

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Australië:

1970: Norman Greenbaum – Spirit In The Sky [Reprise Records 0885] (5 weken 1)
(vandaag 48 jaar geleden)
(Norman Greenbaum)
(Produced by Erik Jacobsen)

(#3 hit in de US Hot 100 op 18 april 1970)

(#99 hit in Amerika voor Dorothy Morrison (Produced by Lewis Morenstein) (Arranged by George Butcher) in 1970 [Buddah Records BDA 196] (45 rpm)

(#69 hit in Amerika voor Doctor And The Medics (Produced by Craig Leon) (Assisted by Cassell Webb) in 1986 [I.R.S. IRS-52880] (45 rpm)

(#1 hit in Engeland voor Gareth Gates with special guests The Kumars (Produced and Mixed by Steve Mac at Rokstone Studios, London) (Engineered by Chris Laws at Rokstone Studios) (Assistant Engineer: Daniel Pursey) (Drums: Chris Laws) (Guitars: Fridrik ‘Frizzy’ Karlsson and Paul Gendler) (Bass: Steve Pearce) (Keyboards: Steve Mac) (Percussion: Frank Ricotti) (Sitar: Craig Pruess) (Additional Backing Vocals: Andy Caine, Meera Sial, The Tuff Session Singers and The Rokstone Community Choir) (Mastered by Dick Beetham at 360 Mastering, London) op 22 maart 2003 [19 Recordings 82876 511202] (CD-single)

1987: Dave Dobbyn With Herbs – Slice Of Heaven (4 weken 1)
(vandaag 31 jaar geleden)
(Dave Dobbyn)
(Producers: Dave Dobbyn & Bruce Lynch)
(Recorded At Marmalade Studio, Wellington)
(Engineer: Nigel Stone)
(Published ℗ 1986)

(Uit de animatiefilm Footrot Flats: The Dog’s Tail Tale met de stemmen van o.a. John Clarke, Peter Rowley, Rawiri Paratene, Fiona Samuel en Peter Hayden; ging op 9 april 1987 in de Australische bioscopen draaien)

2003: Justin Timberlake – Rock Your Body (1 week 1)
(vandaag 15 jaar geleden)
(Justin Timberlake; Chad Hugo; Pharrell Williams)
(Produced By Pharrell Williams And Chad Hugo)
(Recorded By Andrew Coleman At Master Sound Recording Studios, Virginia Beach, VA And Windmark Recording Virginia Beach, VA)
(Additional Vocals Recorded By Eddie Delena At Record Plant, Los Angeles, CA)
(Mixed By Serban Ghenea)
(Mixed At Windmark Recording Virginia Beach, VA)
(Assistant Engineers: Daniel Betancourt, Tim Roberts)
(Additional Pro Tools Engineering By John Hanes)
(All Instruments By Pharrell Williams And Chad Hugo)
(Additional Vocals By Vanessa Marquez)
(Vocal Arrangement By Justin Timberlake And Pharrell Williams)
(Mastered By Herb Powers, Jr. At The Hit Factory)

(#5 hit in de US Hot 100 op 10 mei 2003)

2014: Justice Crew – Que sera (9 weken 1)
(vandaag 4 jaar geleden)
(Nasri Atweh; Adam Messinger; Nic Martin; Nolan Lambroza; Solo Tohi; Lukas Bellesini; John Pearce; Samson Andah)

Nieuw-Zeeland:

1980: Dr. Hook – Sexy Eyes [Capitol F 4831] (1 week 1)
(vandaag 38 jaar geleden)
(Bob Mather; Keith Stegall; Chris Waters)
(Produced by Ron Haffkine)
(Published ℗ 1979)

(#5 hit in de US Hot 100 op 24 mei 1980)

2003: Delta Goodrem – Born To Try (1 week 1)
(vandaag 15 jaar geleden)
(Delta Goodrem; Audius Mtawarira)
(Produced by Ric Wake)
(Arranged by Russ DeSalvo and Ric Wake)
(Mixed by Michael H. Brauer)
(Drums by Frank Villardi)
(Bass and Percussion Programming by Patrick Carroll)
(Piano: Richard Sanford)
(Guitars and Synths by Russ DeSalvo)
(Recorded by Bob Cadway at Grove City Sound Studios, L.I. New York)
(Guitars recorded by DUG)
(Assistant Engineer: Jim Annunziato)
(Production Coordinator: Marc Russell)

2009: Keri Hilson Featuring Kanye West & Ne-Yo – Knock You Down (6 weken 1)
(vandaag 9 jaar geleden)
(Floyd Nathaniel Hills; Keri Hilson; Kevin Cossom; Shaffer Smith; Marcella Araica; Kanye West)

(#3 hit in US Hot 100 op 20 juni 2009)

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Australia and New Zealand charts sourced from Wikipedia

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