22 mei

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

De nummer 1-hits van 22 mei

Best Selling Singles/Billboard Hot 100:

1897: George J. Gaskin – Sweet Rosie O’Grady [Edison Gold Moulded Record 1551] (8 weken 1)
Sweet Rosie O’Grady
(vandaag 121 jaar geleden)
(Written & Composed: Maude Nugent)
(wax cylinder)

(#2 hit voor J.W. Myers op 12 juni 1897 [Columbia Phonograph Company 6036] (wax cylinder)

(1943 Song in de film Sweet Rosie O’Grady)

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

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

(1987: Tiny Tim (Producers: Jack Gale & Jim Pierce) (CD: Tiptoe Through the Tulips / Resurrection) [Bear Family Records ‎BCD 15409 AH]

1926: Gene Austin – Five Foot Two, Eyes Of Blue [Victor 19899] (1 week 1)

(vandaag 92 jaar geleden)
(Tekst: Sam Lewis; Joe Young /Muziek: Ray Henderson)
(Piano by Dave Franklin)
(Ukelele by May Singhi Breen)
(Tenor with piano and ukulele)

(B-kant van Sleepy Time Gal)

(1925: Sam Lanin & His Orchestra [78-Banner 1622]

(#10 hit voor Art Landry and His Orchestra (With vocal refrain) in 1926 [Victor 19850] (78 rpm)

(#15 hit voor Ernie Golden and His Hotel McAlpin Orchestra (For Dancing) in 1926; B-kant van Just Around the Corner [Brunswick 2999] (78 rpm)

(1926: Jane Gray (Vocal – Piano Accomp. by Ruby Bloom) als Five Foot Two, Eyes of Blue [Harmony 114-H] (78 rpm)

(#25 hit voor Tiny Hill and his Orchestra in 1940 [78-OKeh 5635]

(#30 hit voor Benny Strong And His Orchestra in 1949 [78-Tower 1456]

(1949: Brother Bones And His Shadows als Five Foot, Two, Eyes of Blue (Has Anybody Seen My Gal?) [Tempo TR 694] (78 rpm)

(1949: Frank Sinatra)

(1950: Tiny Hill and his Orchestra (Vocal Chorus by Tiny Hill) als Five Foot Two, Eyes Of Blue (Has Anybody Seen My Girl) [Columbia 38452] (78 rpm)

(1950: Dean Martin)

(1952: The Four Knights als Five Foot Two, Eyes of Blue (Has Anybody Seen My Girl) (Vocal Quartet) [Capitol F1914] (45 rpm)

(1952: Heard during the opening and closing credits. Sung and danced by teens at the soda shop] in de film Has Anybody Seen My Gal)

(1954: Floyd Cramer (Featuring Floyd Cramer on the Piano with Louisiana Hayride Band); B-kant van Fancy Pants [Abbott Record Co. 146] (45 rpm)

(1955: The Firehouse 5 Plus 2 als Five Foot Two (LP: The Firehouse Five Story, Vol. 3) [Good Time Jazz L-12012]

(1956: Lenny Dee als Five Foot Two, Eyes of Blue (Has Anybody Seen My Girl) (LP: Dee-Lirious: Hi Fi Organ Solos With a Beat) [Decca DL 8165]

(1956: Jerry Jerome (LP: ‘On the Wild Side’) [ABC-Paramount ABC-132]

(#16 album-hit voor The Charleston City All-Stars als Five Foot Two in 1957 (LP: The Roaring 20’s, Volume 2) [Grand Award G.A. 33-340]

(#12 album-hit voor Lester Lanin and his Orchestra als Medley: Stumbling/You’re So Right for Me/Five Foot Two, Eyes of Blue/Short’nin’ Bread/Bali Ha’i/How High the Moon/Namely You/Jubilation T. Cornpone in 1958 (LP: Have Band, Will Travel) [Epic LN 3520]

(1959: The Bob Prince Tentette (LP: Charleston 1970) [Warner Bros. Records WS 1276]

(#5 album-hit voor Mitch Miller And The Gang als At Sundown/Five Foot Two, Eyes of Blue in 1960 (LP: Memories Sing Along with Mitch) [Columbia CS 8342]

(1960: The Johnny Mann Singers (LP: Roar Along with the Singing 20’s) [Liberty LST-7149]

(1960: Pee Wee Hunt (LP: Pee Wee Hunt’s Dance Party) [Capitol Records ST-1362]

(1960: Lloyd Price And His Great Orchestra (Arranged and Produced by Sid Feller) als Five Foot Two (LP: The Fantastic Lloyd Price) [ABC-Paramount ABCS-346]

(1962: Lawrence Welk (LP: A Lawrence Welk Sing-a-Long Party) [Dot DLP 3432]

(1968: Patty Pravo (LP: Patty Pravo) [ARC/Piper Club Series ALP 11009]

(1973: Ferrante & Teicher (Produced By: George Butler) (Conducted By: Arnold Eidus) (Musical Co-ordinator: Joe Malin) (Engineer: Frank Kulaga, National Recording Studio) (Mastering: Sol Kessler, Media Sound Studio) (Ferrante & Teicher With Their Orchestra) (Ferrante & Teicher Play Baldwin Pianos) LP: Roaring 20’s) [United Artists Records ‎UA-LA072-F-0598]

(#85 album-hit voor Nick Lucas (Music Supervised & Conducted by Nelson Riddle) (Produced by Tom Mack) (Original Scoring Mixer: John Norman) (Re-recording Mixer: Thorne Nogar) in 1974 op de Original Soundtrack Recording from the Paramount Picture (LP: The Great Gatsby) [Paramount PAS-2-3001]

1948: Ken Griffin at the Organ – You Can’t Be True Dear [Rondo R-228] (7 weken 1)
You Can’t Be True Dear - Ken Griffin at the Organ
(vandaag 70 jaar geleden)
(Muziek: Ken Griffin /Engelse tekst: Hal Cotton /Muziek: Hans Otten)
(Vocal by Jerry Wayne)

(#2 hit voor Ken Griffin at the Organ (Arrangement by Ken Griffin) (Instrumental) {het origineel} op 10 juli 1948 [Rondo 128] (78 rpm)

(#6 hit voor The Sportsmen (Vocal Group) (Accompanied By The Sportsmen) (Recorded by special permission of the U.S. Attorney General under license No. E1277) in 1948; B-kant van Toolie Oolie Doolie [Capitol 15077] (78 rpm)

(#9 hit voor Dick Haymes with The Song Spinners (Vocal With Mixed Chorus) in 1948 [Decca 24439] (78 rpm)

(#9 hit voor Vera Lynn (Vocal, with Male Voice Choir & Bob Farnon & his Orchestra) (By permission of the Attorney General U.S.A., under license No. E.1277) in 1948; B-kant van Once Upon a Wintertime [London 202] (78 rpm)

(#17 hit voor Will Glahé and his Orchestra with Chorus in 1948 [RCA Victor 25-1117] (78 rpm)

(#19 hit voor The Marlin Sisters with Eddie Fisher (Accompanied by The Columbians) (Recorded by special permission of the U.S. Attorney General under license No. E1277) in 1948 [Columbia 38211] (78 rpm)

(1954: Eddy Arnold (10” LP: An American Institution) [RCA Victor LPMX 3230]

(1956: Eddy Arnold and his Guitar (LP: A Dozen Hits) [RCA Victor LPM 1293]

(1956: Gale Storm with Orchesta (LP: Gale Storm) [Dot DLP 3011]

(#75 hit voor The Mary Kaye Trio (Duet by Mary Kaye and Norman Kaye with the Big Sound of Don Ralke) in 1959 [Warner Bros. 5050] (45 rpm)

(#11 Easy Listening-hit voor Patti Page (Arr. & Cond. by Robert Mersey) (Prod. by Bob Johnston) in 1965 [Columbia 4-43345] (45 rpm)

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

(1959: Pat & Shirley Boone (Orchstra Conducted by Mort Lindsey) (LP: Side by Side) [Dot DLP 25,199]

(1959: Eydie Gorme & Steve Lawrence (With Don Costa Orchestra) (Arr. Billy Mure); B-kant van Sentimental Me [ABC Paramount 45-10008] (45 rpm)

(1963: Connie Francis (LP: Greatest American Waltzes) [MGM E 4145]

(1972: The Exotic Guitars (Prod. by Randy Wood) (Arr. & Cond. by Bill Justis); B-kant van Cruising Down the River (On a Sunday Afternoon) [Ranwood R-936] (45 rpm)

(Enkele dagen later op 27 mei 1948 komt de Walt Disney-film Melody Time uit. Donald Duck voert een aantal jazzy capriolen uit als de ster van Swingen op de samba. Muziek wordt een echt avontuur voor de bezige bij in Hommel-boogie. Van de ondeugende jonge sleepboot in Kleine Toet tot de helden van de legenden en mythen in Jantje Appelpit en Pecos Bill is dit een geestig en charmant feest voor ogen en oren.)

(Edward Wallerstein, de directeur van de Amerikaanse platenmaatschappij Columbia Records, geeft op 18 juni 1948 een demonstratie van de langspeelplaat. Deze nieuwe vorm voor de vinyl-plaat is uitgevonden door Peter Goldmark. Hij is werkzaam in het laboratorium van Columbia. Binnen één jaar worden er zo’n drieëneenhalf miljoen LP’s verkocht. Concurrenten als Decca en Capitol kunnen niet achterblijven. Ook zij brengen sinds 1949 LP’s uit. RCA-Victor gaat in 1950 over op deze productie van 33 ¹/з toerenplaten.)

1961: Ernie K-Doe – Mother-In-Law [Minit Records 623] (1 week 1)Mother In Law - Ernie K-Doe

(vandaag 57 jaar geleden)
(Allen Toussaint)

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

(1961: Richard Anthony als Belle-maman (Mother in law) op de EP Ça tourne rond [Columbia ESRF 1327] (EMI) {Franse versie}

(1961: Bobby Stevens (Accompaniment directed by Steve Stannard) [Embassy 45-WB 453] (45 rpm)

(1963: Sandy Nelson (LP: The Best of the Beats) [Imperial LP-9224]

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

(#5 album-hit voor Herman’s Hermits in 1965 (LP: The Best of Herman’s Hermits) [MGM SE4315]

(#22 album-hit voor The Kingsmen in 1965 (LP: The Kingsmen, Volume 3) [Wand LPS 662]

(1965: Danny Davis And The Nashville Strings (LP: Herman’s Hermits Songbook) [MGM SE 4309]

(1966: The Liverpool Strings (LP: Herman’s Hermits’ Greatest Hits Played by The Liverpool Strings) [Metro MS 560]

(1967: Gary Paxton [Capitol Records 5975] (45 rpm)

(1968: Ohio Players (LP: Observations in Time) [Capitol Records ST-192]

(#24 R&B-hit voor Clarence Carter (Produced by Rick Hall) (Recorded at Fame Recording Studios, 603 East Avalon Avenue, “Home of The Muscle Shoals Sound”) in 1973; B-kant van Sixty Minute Man [Fame FM-XW250-W] (45 rpm)

(#55 album-hit voor Huey Lewis & The News in 1994 (CD: Four Chords & Several Years Ago) [Elektra 93355]

1965: The Beatles – Ticket To Ride [Capitol Records 5407] (1 week 1)Ticket To Ride - The Beatles
(vandaag 53 jaar geleden)
(John Lennon; Paul McCartney)
(Recorded in England)

(#83 album-hit voor Joshua Rifkin (Rediscovered and edited by Joshua Rifkin) (Baroque Ensemble Of The Merseyside Kammermusikgesellschaft, Joshua Rifkin, Conductor) (Produced by Mark Abramson, assisted by Paul Rothchild) (Production Supervisor: Jac Holzman) als Les Plaisirs: Ticket to Ride in 1965 (LP: The Baroque Beatles Book) [Elektra ‎EKS-7306]

(#146 album-hit voor Billy Strange in 1965 (LP: English Hits of ‘65 – The Big Sound of Billy Strange) [GNP Crescendo GNP 2009]

(1965: Mary Wells (Arranged & Conducted By Joe Mazzu) (Produced by Bernie Wayne) (LP: Love Songs to the Beatles) [20th Century Fox Records TFS 4178]

(1966: The Charles River Valley Boys (LP: Beatle Country) [Elektra EKS-74006]

(#6 album-hit voor Vanilla Fudge (Prod. & Dir. by Shadow Morton) in 1967 (LP: Vanilla Fudge) [Atco Records SD 33-224]

(1967: Cathy Berberian (LP: Beatles Arias) [Polydor 583 702]

(1967: Alma Cogan (Arranged and Conducted by Stan Foster) (LP: Alma) [Columbia SX 6130] (EMI)

(1967: The London Jazz Four (LP: Take a New Look at the Beatles) [Polydor 583005]

(#105 album-hit voor The 5th Dimension (Published ℗ 1967) in 1968 (LP: The Magic Garden) [Soul City SCS-92001]

(1969: Queen Anne’s Lace (Arranged by Anne Phillips) (LP: Queen Annes Lace) [Coral CRL 757509]

(#19 Easy Listening-hit voor Carpenters (Produced by Jack Daugherty) in 1970; B-kant van Your Wonderful Parade [A&M Records 1142] (45 rpm)

(#174 album-hit voor The Mystic Moods (Arranged and Conducted by Richard Clements) in 1970 (LP: English Muffins) [Philips PHS-600-349]

(#2 album-hit in Engeland voor The New Seekers in 1972 (LP: We’d Like to Teach the World to Sing) [Polydor 2883 103]

(1989: The Allen Toussaint Orchestra (CD: Beatles Songbook) [Laser 2668312]

(Drie dagen later op 25 mei 1965 kondigen Roel van Duijn, Martijn Lindt en Rob Stolk de oprichting van de Provobeweging aan. Onder invloed van anti-rookmagier Robert Jan Grootveld gaan de activiteiten van Provo bestaan uit een combinatie van magische straathappenings en anarchistische provocaties van het gezag. Op 12 juli 1965 verschijnt het eerste nummer van het blad Provo, met daarin recepten voor zelf te vervaardigen bommen en een klappertje. Na 1 week wordt het blad in beslag genomen. Ongeveer een derde van de provo-publicaties zal voortaan worden verboden. In 1969 komt Roel van Duijn voor Provo in de Amsterdamse gemeenteraad en vervolgens voor Kabouterstad Amsterdam. Van Duijn wordt in 1973 lid van de PPR en wordt in september 1974 wethouder voor die partij.)

1976: Wings – Silly Love Songs [Capitol 4256] (5 weken 1)
Silly Love Songs - Wings

(vandaag 42 jaar geleden)
(Paul McCartney)
(Produced by Paul McCartney)
(Recorded in England)

(#204 Bubbling Under album-hit voor Shirley Bassey (Produced by Martin Davis) (Arranged and Conducted by Arthur Greenslade) (Engineered by Martin Rushent) in 1977 (LP: You Take My Heart Away) [United Artists Records ‎UA-LA751-H]

(#1 hit in Nieuw-Zeeland voor Ardijah op 14 februari 1999 [albumtrack] (CD: Time) [Polyfonk Productions Ltd. ‎PFPCD004]

2004: Usher – Burn (8 weken 1)
Burn - Usher

(vandaag 14 jaar geleden)
(Jermaine Dupri; Bryan Michael Cox; Usher Raymond)
(Produced by Jermaine Dupri)
(Co-Produced by Bryan Michael Cox)
(Recorded by Brian Frye at Southside Studios, Atlanta, GA)
(Assisted by Tadd Mingo)
(Mixed by Phil Tan & Jermaine Dupri at Southside Studios, GA)
(Assisted by John Horesco IV)
(Executive Producers: Usher Raymond & Antonio “LA” Reid)
(Mastered by Streaky at Soundmasters, London)

2010: Eminem – Not Afraid (1 week 1)
Not Afraid - Eminem

(vandaag 8 jaar geleden)
(Marshall Mathers; Luis Resto; Matthew Samuels; Jordan Evans; Matthew Burnett)
(Produced by Boi 1da [ = Matthew Jehu Samuels]
(Additional Production by Eminem [ = Marshall Bruce Mathers III]
(Recorded by Matthew “Boi 1da” Samuels in Ajax, Ontario, Canada & Mike Strange @ Effigy Studios)
(Assistant engineer: Joe Strange)
(Mixed by Eminem & Mike Strange @ Effigy Studios)
(Keyboards by Luis Resto)
(Drums by Matthew “Boi 1da” Samuels)
(Strings by Matthew Burnett & Jordan Evans)
(Choir Vocals Recorded by Robert Reyes @ Encore Studios in Burbank, CA)
(Choir Vocals by Kip Blackshire, Christal Garrick II, Terry Dexter, Rich king, Kristen Ashley Cole & Sly Jordan)
(Executive producer: Dr. Dre [ = Andre Romelle Young]
(Co-Executive Producer: Paul D. Rosenberg, Esq.)

Billboard: “Net geen N°1-hits”

1897: Dan Quinn – You’re Not The Only Pebble On The Beach [Columbia Phonograph Company 5122] (2 weken 2)
You're Not The Only Pebble On The Beach
(vandaag 121 jaar geleden)
(Tekst: Harry Braisted /Muziek: Stanley Carter)
(wax cylinder)

(#2 hit voor Len Spencer op 29 mei 1897 [Columbia Phonograph Company 7263] (wax cylinder)

1943: Harry James and his Orchestra – Velvet Moon [Columbia 36672] (2 weken 2)

(vandaag 75 jaar geleden)
(Muziek: Josef Myrow /Tekst: Edgar De Lange)

(#13 album-hit voor The Three Suns (with string orchestra) in 1955 (LP: Soft and Sweet) [RCA Victor LPM 1041]

1948: Andrews Sisters with Vic Schoen and His Orchestra – Toolie Oolie Doolie (The Yodel Polka) [Decca 24380] (3 weken 3)
Toolie Oolie Doolie - Andrews Sisters
(vandaag 70 jaar geleden)
(Muziek: Arthur Beul /Engelse tekst: Vaughn Horton)
(Vocal with Orchestra)

(Voor het eerst op de plaat gezet door Marty Mumenthaler – Vreneli Pfyl als Nach em Räge schint Sunne in 1944 [78-Elite Special 4311]

(#11 hit voor Vaughn Horton And His Polka Debs (Vocal: Polka Debs) als Toolie Oolie Doolie the Yodel Polka in 1948 [Continental C-1223] (78 rpm)

(#11 hit voor The Sportsmen (Vocal Group) (Accompanied By The Sportsmen) in 1948 [Capitol 15077] (78 rpm)

(#30 hit voor The Marlin Sisters with Eddie Fisher (Accompaniment by The Columbians); B-kant van You Can’t Be True, Dear in 1948 [Columbia 38211] (78 rpm)

(#30 hit voor Henri René and his Musette Orchestra (Vocal refrain by “The Three-O-Niners”) in 1948 [RCA Victor 25-1114] (78 rpm)

1954: Patti Page – Cross Over The Bridge [Mercury 70302X45]
(4 weken 2)


(vandaag 64 jaar geleden)
(Tekst & Muziek: Bennie Benjamin; George Weiss)
(Vocal by: Patti Page)
(With Orch. Cond. by Jack Rael)

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

(1954: The Chords (Vocal Quartet) [Cat 45 104] (45 rpm)

(1954: The Flamingos (with Red Holloway Orch. Cross) [Chance Record Inc. CH-1154] (45 rpm)

(2011: Dwayna Litz (CD: Counting Your Blessings) [CD Baby 5637887215]

1976: Elvin Bishop – Fooled Around And Fell In Love [Capricorn Records CPS 0252] (2 weken 3)
Fooled Around And Fell In Love - Elvin Bishop
(vandaag 42 jaar geleden)
(Elvin Bishop)
(Co-Produced by Allan Blazek and Bill Szymczyk)
(Arrangement with Phil Wolden & Associates, Inc.)

(#21 C&W-hit voor T.G. Sheppard (Produced by Rick Hall) in 1985 [Columbia 38-04890] (45 rpm)

(#195 album-hit voor Elvin Bishop in 1999 op de various artists Original Soundtrack (CD: Summer of Sam) [Hollywood Records HR-62190-2]

1982: Rick Springfield – Don’t Talk To Strangers [RCA PB-13070] (4 weken 2)
Don’t Talk To Strangers - Rick Springfield

(vandaag 36 jaar geleden)
(Rick Springfield)
(Produced by Keith Olsen)

1982: Charlene – I’ve Never Been To Me [Motown 1611MF] (3 weken 3)
I’ve Never Been To Me - Charlene

(vandaag 36 jaar geleden)
(Ron Miller; Ken Hirsch)
(Exec. Prod. Berry Gordy)
(Prod. by Ron Miller, Berry Gordy & Don Costa)
(Arr. by Don Costa)
(Published ℗ 1976)

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

(1976: Randy Crawford (Produced by Stewart Levine) {het origineel} (LP: Everything Must Change) [Warner Bros. Records BS 2976]

(#97 hit voor Charlene (Exec. Producer: Berry Gordy) (Produced by: Ron Miller, Berry Gordy & Don Costa) (Arranged by: Don Costa) (℗ 1976) in 1977 [Prodigal P 0636F] (45 rpm) {dezelfde versie}

(#47 R&B-hit voor Nancy Wilson (Arranged & Conducted by Gene Page) (Produced by Gene Page & Billy Page) in 1977 [Capitol P-4476] (45 rpm)

(#141 album-hit voor Walter Jackson (Arranged & Conducted by Riley Hampton) (Produced by Carl Davis) in 1977 (LP: I Want to Come Back as a Song) [Chi-Sound Records CH-LA 733-G]

(#29 Easy Listening-hit voor Mary MacGregor (Produced By Tom Catalano) in 1978 [Ariola Records America 7677] (45 rpm)

(1978: Mary Roos als Doch mich selber kenn ich nicht (LP: Maryland) [Polydor 2371 901] {Duitse versie}

(#37 album-hit voor The Temptations in 1982 (LP: Reunion) [Gordy 6008GL]

(1982: Paul Mauriat (CD: Magic) [Philips 810 012-2]

(1982: Paola als Ich hab’ ins Paradies gesehn [45-CBS A 2793] {Duitse versie}

(1983: Kikki als Jag har sett himmelen (LP: Singles Bar) [Mariann MLPH 1561] (Zweedse versie}

(#106 album-hit voor Charlene in 1994 op de various artists Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (CD: The Adventures of Priscilla: Queen of the Desert) [Mother Records ‎314-516 937-2]

(2004: Ina Müller als De Wind vun Hamborg (CD: Die Schallplatte) [Quickborn Verlag 3-87651-300-6] {Duitse versie}

1993: H-Town – Knockin’ Da Boots (Single Version) [Luke Records CR-161-4] (7 weken 3)
Knockin’ Da Boots - H-Town
(vandaag 25 jaar geleden)
(Shazaam Conner; Dino Conners; GI [= Darryl Jackson]; Stick [ = Bishop Paul Burrell Sr.]
(Executive Producer: Luther Campbell)
(Produced And Arranged: Bishop “Stick” Burrell, Sr.)
(All Vocals By: Shazaam, Dino, Gi And Stick)
(Recorded At: Ultimate Sounds, Houston, Texas And Luke Recording Studio, Liberty City, FL)
(Engineers: Eddie Miller, Ted Stein, Stick)
(Mixed By: Eddie Miller)
(Mixed At: Criteria Recording Studios, Miami, FL, Luke Recording Studios, Liberty City, FL)
(Mastered At: Fullersound, Miami, FL)
(cassette-single)

Billboard Easy Listening chart:

1965: Elvis Presley with the Jordanaires – Crying In The Chapel [RCA Victor 447-0643] (7 weken 1)
Crying In The Chapel - Elvis Presley

(vandaag 53 jaar geleden)
(Artie Glenn)

(#3 hit in de Hot 100 op 12 juni 1965)

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

(#4 pop-hit voor June Valli (with Orchestra directed by Joe Reisman) in 1953 [RCA Victor 20-5368] (78 rpm)

(#6 pop-hit voor Darrell Glenn {het origineel} in 1953 [Valley 105] (45 rpm)

(#8 pop-hit voor Rex Allen (Singing with Instrumental Accompaniment) in 1953 [Decca 9 28758] (45 rpm)

(#11 pop-hit voor The Orioles (Vocal Quintet) {Nostalgia Classic Song op radiostation KEZW Studio 1430 AM Denver, Colorado} in 1953 [Jubilee 45-5122] (45 rpm)

(#15 pop-hit voor Ella Fitzgerald with The Ray Charles Singers (Vocal with Instrumental Accompaniment Directed by Sy Oliver) in 1953; B-kant van When the Hands of the Clock Pray at Midnight [Decca 9-28762] (45 rpm)

(#23 pop-hit voor Art Lund With The Ray Charles Singers (Vocal with Orchestra) in 1953 [Coral 61018] (78 rpm)

(1953: J.T. Adams and the Men of Texas (Vocal: J.T. Adams) [Republic 7052-45] (45 rpm)

(1953: Richard Baker [78-Ward 503]

(1953: The 4 Dukes (Supervision, Joel Turnero) (Music Director, Al Browne) [Duke 116] (78 rpm)

(1953: Ken Griffin at Organ; B-kant van “O” (Oh!) [Columbia 40062] (78 rpm)

(1953: Lee Lawrence (Accompaniment directed by Roland Shaw) [Decca F.10177] (78 rpm)

(1953: Sister Rosetta Tharpe (Gospel Singing With Instrumental Accompaniment) [Decca 48302] (78 rpm)

(1953: Snooky Lanson with The Four Bells (Larry Clinton and Orchestra; B-kant van You, You, You [Bell Record 1008] (78 rpm)

(1953: Buster Smith And His Orchestra [78-Meteor Records 5010]

(1953: Statesmen Quartet [78-Statesmen 1031]

(1953: The Sunshine Boys Quartet [Bibletone 2114] (78 rpm)

(1953: Wesley Tuttle (Vocal with Instrumental Accompaniment); B-kant van For Me, For Me [Capitol F2545] (45 rpm)

(1954: Wolfgang Sauer (Herbert Beckh und das Tanzorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks) (Ges. u. Orch.) als Tränen in den Augen (Crying in the chapel) [Electrola EG 8055] (78 rpm)

(1954: Gustav Winckler als Når kirkeklokken ringer [78-Tono L 28105-1] {Deense versie}

(1958: Anita Wood (Arranged and Conducted by Don Costa) [ABC-Paramount 45 9947] (45 rpm)

(#119 Bubbling Under Hot 100-hit voor Little Richard (Arr. & Cond. by Jerry Long) (A Little Richard Production) in 1963 [Atlantic 45-2181] (45 rpm)

(#3 hit in Italië voor Bobby Solo (Orchestra e coro diretta da Raf Ferraro) als La casa del signore in 1965; B-kant van Ringo, dove vai? (Ringo, Come to Fight) [Ricordi SRL 10-400] (45 rpm)

(#19 album-hit voor Al Martino (Orchestra and Chorus Arranged and Conducted by Peter De Angelis) (Produced by Tom Morgan) in 1965 (LP: My Cherie) [Capitol Records ST-2362]

(#20 Easy Listening-hit voor Adam Wade (Arr. & Cond: Teacho Wiltshire) (Prod. Manny Kellem) in 1965 [Epic 5-9752] (45 rpm)

(1965: Hugo Winterhalter And His Orchestra (LP: The Big Hits of 1965) [Kapp KS 3429]

(#57 album-hit voor The Lettermen (Produced by Steve Douglas) in 1966 (LP: More Hit Sounds of the Lettermen!) [Capitol Records ST-2428]

(1966: Gale Storm (LP: I Don’t Want to Walk Without You) [Hamilton HLP 171]

(1966: Tony Lane & The Fabulous Spades (LP: Introducing Baby Please Don’t Go) [Justice JLP 133]

(#10 album-hit voor The Orioles in 1973 op de various artists 41 Original Hits from the Sound Track of (LP: American Graffiti) [MCA Records ‎MCA2-8001]

(1974: Superior Angels (Arranged by J. Shaffer) (Prod. By J. Shaffer) [Skylark 32799] (45 rpm)

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

1982: Dan Fogelberg – Run For The Roses [Full Moon 14-02821] (3 weken 3)

(vandaag 36 jaar geleden)
(Tekst & Muziek: Dan Fogelberg)
(Produced by Dan Fogelberg with Marty Lewis)
(Published ℗ 1981)

(#18 hit in de Hot 100 op 29 mei 1982)

Billboard Country & Western chart:

1976: Conway Twitty – After All The Good Is Gone [MCA Records MCA-40534] (1 week 1)

(vandaag 42 jaar geleden)
(Conway Twitty)

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

1982: Waylon & Willie  – Just To Satisfy You [RCA Records PB-13073] (2 weken 1)
(vandaag 36 jaar geleden)
(Waylon Jennings; Don Bowman)
(Produced by Chips Moman)

(#52 hit in de Hot 100 op 15 mei 1982)

(#31 C&W-hit voor Bobby Bare (Producer: Chet Atkins) in 1965 [RCA Victor 47-8654] (45 rpm)

(1965: Bobby Bare (LP: Constant Sorrow) [RCA Victor LSP 3395]

(1965: Val Doonican [Decca F.12294] (45 rpm)

(#39 album-hit voor Waylon Jennings (Produced by Chips Moman) in 1982 (LP: Black on Black) [RCA ‎AHL1-4247]

2004: Rascal Flatts – Mayberry (1 week 1)
Mayberry - Rascal Flatts
(vandaag 14 jaar geleden)
(Arlos Darryll Smith)

(#21 hit in de Hot 100 op 22 mei 2004)

2010: Chris Young – The Man I Want To Be (3 weken 1)
The Man I Want To Be - Chris Young

(vandaag 8 jaar geleden)
(Brett James; Tim Nichols)

(#48 hit in de Hot 100 op 15 mei 2010)

Billboard Rhythm & Blues chart:

1948: Lonnie Johnson – Tomorrow Night [King 4201] (7 weken 1)

(vandaag 70 jaar geleden)
(Tekst: Sam Coslow /Muziek: Will Grosz)
(Lonnie Johnson’s Theme Song)
(Vocal Blues With Piano, Guitar, Bass)

(#19 hit in de US Pop Singles Charts op 10 juli 1948)

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

(Het origineel is van Henry Russell and his Romancers uit 1939 [Vocalion 5090] (78 rpm)

(#16 pop-hit voor Horace Heidt and his Musical Knights (Vocal Chorus by “Heidlites”) (Fay Vermillion–Jane Bryant, Mary Walsh–Lou Hurst) in 1939 [Columbia 35203] (78 rpm)

(1939: Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye [78-Victor 26387]

(1939: Ozzie Nelson and his Orchestra (Vocal refrain by Ozzie Nelson) [Bluebird B-10420] (78 rpm)

(1939: Ben Bernie)

(#19 pop-hit voor Lonnie Johnson Vocal Blues With Piano, Guitar, Bass) in 1948 [King 4201] (78 rpm)

(1948: Patti Page (Vocal by Patti Page) (With Orchestral Accompaniment) [Mercury 5153] (78 rpm)

(1954: LaVern Baker and The Gliders (with Orchestra) [Atlantic 45-1047] (45 rpm)

(#19 album- hit voor Pat Boone in 1957 (LP: “Pat”) [Dot DLP 3050]

(#40 album-hit Brook Benton with The Merry Melody Singers in 1962 (LP: Singing the Blues – Lie to Me) [Mercury Records SR-60740]

(#106 Bubbling Under-hit voor B.B. King Arranged and Conducted by Belford C. Hendricks) (Produced by Clyde Otis) in 1962 [ABC-Paramount 45-10367] (45 rpm)

(#10 album-hit voor Elvis Presley in 1965 (LP: Elvis for Everyone!) [RCA Victor LPM 3450]

(#124 Bubbling Under-hit voor Damita Jo (Arranged and Conducted by Fred Norman) (Produced by Bob Morgan) in 1965; B-kant van Silver Dollar [Epic 5-9766] (45 rpm)

(1973: Charlie Rich (Producer: Chet Atkins) [RCA Victor 74-0983] (45 rpm)

1954: The Midnighters – Work With Me Annie [Federal 45-12169] (7 weken 1)
(vandaag 64 jaar geleden)
(Henry Ballard)
(Vocal by The Midnighters With Orchestra)

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

(#119 Bubbling Under-hit voor P.J. Proby (Producer: Cal Carter) (Arranged by Arthur Wright) in 1967 [Liberty 55974] (45 rpm)

1965: Marvin Gaye – I’ll Be Doggone [Tamla TM 54112] (1 week 1)

(vandaag 53 jaar geleden)
(William Robinson; Pete Moore; Marvin Tarplin)
(Produced By Smokey [ = William Robinson]

(#8 hit in de Hot 100 op 15 mei 1965)

(#28 album-hit voor Diana Ross & The Supremes with The Temptations (Produced by Frank Wilson) in 1969 (LP: Together) [Motown MS-692]

1971: Aretha Franklin – Bridge Over Troubled Water [Atlantic 45-2796] (2 weken 1)
Bridge Over Troubled Water - Aretha Franklin 2
(vandaag 47 jaar geleden)
(Paul Simon)
(Produced by Jerry Wexler, Tom Dowd & Arif Mardin)
(Recorded at Atlantic Recording Studios, New York, NY)

(#6 hit in de Hot 100 op 5 juni 1971)

(#1 pop-hit voor Simon & Garfunkel (Produced by Paul Simon, Art Garfunkel & Roy Halee) (Keyboard: Larry Knechtel) {Nostalgia Classic Song op radiostation KEZW Studio 1430 AM Denver, Colorado} {Classic Song op radiostation Cruisin’ 1430 AM in 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} op 28 februari in 1970 [Columbia 4-45079] (45 rpm)

(#4 album-hit voor Jackson 5 (Produced by The Corporation & Hal Davis) in 1970 (LP: Third Album) [Motown MS-718]

(#7 album-hit in Groot-Brittannië 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]

(#27 album-hit voor Glen Campbell (Produced by Al de Lory) (Arranged by Marty Paich) in 1970 (LP: The Glen Campbell Goodtime Album) [Capitol SW-493]

(#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]

(#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 (The Recording Sessions for This Album Were Supervised and Produced by Jack Gold) (Arranged and Conducted by Ray Conniff) (The Sound was Supervised by Bob Ballard) in 1970 (LP: Bridge Over Troubled Water) [Columbia CS 1022]

(#54 album-hit voor Nancy Wilson (Arranger-Conductor: Bobby Martin) (Executive Producer: David Cavanaugh) (Produced by Staff for Gamble-Huff Productions, Inc.) (Recording Engineer: Jay Ranellucci) in 1970 (LP: Now I’m a Woman) [Capitol ST-541]

(#56 album-hit voor Smokey Robinson & The Miracles (Arrangers: David Van de Pitte, Paul Riser, Wade Marcus, Jimmy Roach) in 1970 (LP: A Pocket Full of Miracles) [Tamla TS-306]

(#68 album-hit voor The Supremes (Produced By Frank Wilson) in 1970 (LP: New Ways But Love Stays) [Motown MS 720]

(#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]

(#142 album-hit voor Peggy Lee (Produced By Phil Wright) (Recording Engineer: Hank Cicalo) in 1970 (LP: Bridge Over Troubled Water) [Capitol ST-463]

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

(#170 album-hit voor David Houston (Produced by Billy Sherrill) (Background Vocalists: The Jordanaires) (Engineering: Charlie Bragg and Lou Bradley)in 1970 (LP: Wonders of the Wine) [Epic E 30108]

(#184 album-hit voor Paul Mauriat And His Orchestra (Produced By Paul Leka) als Bridge Over Trouble Water in 1970 (LP: Gone Is Love) [Philips PHS-600-345]

(#184 album-hit voor Paul Mauriat And His Orchestra (Produced By Paul Leka) als Bridge Over Trouble Water/Let It Be in 1970 (LP: Gone Is Love) [Philips PHS-600-345]

(#188 album-hit voor Ferrante & Teicher (Produced By George Butler) (Ferrante & Teicher With their Orchestra) (Conducted by Nick Perito) (Musical Coordinator: Joe Malin) (Recorded at National Recording Studios, NYC) (Engineer: Frank Kulaga) (Ferrante & Teicher Play Baldwin Pianos) in 1970 (LP: Love Is a Soft Touch) [United Artists UAS 6771]

(#189 album-hit voor Jerry Vale (Produced by Wally Gold) (Arranged and Conducted by Joe Gardner) (Engineering: Stan Tonkel and Don Meehan) in 1970 (LP: Let It Be) [Columbia CS 1021]

(#194 album-hit voor Ed Ames (Arranged and Conducted by Perry Botkin Jr.) (Produced by Jim Foglesong)  (Recorded at RCA’s Music Center of the World, Hollywood, California) (Recording Engineer: Mickey Crofford and John Norman) (Recording Technician: Steve Francisco) in 1970 (LP: Sing Away the World) [RCA Victor LSP-4381]

(#198 album-hit voor King Curtis (King Curtis, soprano alto & tenor saxes) (Trevor Lawrence, baritone sax) (Joe Newman & Ernie Royal, trumpets) (Benny Powell, trombone) (Cornell Dupree, lead guitar) (Eddie Hinton, rhythm guitar) (Barry Beckett, keyboards) (David Hood, bass) (Roger Hawkins, drums) (Produced By King Curtis) (All the arrangements by King Curtis with the exception of the string arrangements which are by Arif Mardin) (Re-mix engineer: Gene Paul) (Overdub-engineer: Lewis Hahn) in 1970 (LP: Get Ready) [Atco SD 33 338]

(1970: Caravelli (Adapt.: Pierre Delanoë) (Direction artistique: Philippe Boutet) als Comme un pont sur l’eau trouble (A bridge over troubled water) (LP: Laisse-moi t’aimer) [CBS S-7-64096]

(1970: Frank Chacksfield And His Orchestra (Arrangement: John Keating) (Producers: Tony D’Amato & Ray Richardson) (Engineer: Arthur Lilley) (LP: Chacksfield Plays Simon & Garfunkel and Jim Webb) [London Phase 4 Stereo SP 44151]

(1970: John Davidson (Produced by Mike Melvoin) (Arranged and Conducted by Mike Melvoin) (Engineering: Bruce Morgan and Fred Plaut) (LP: Everything Is Beautiful) [Columbia C 30098]

(1970: Skeeter Davis (Produced by Ronny Light) (Vocal accompaniment by The Nashville Edition) (Recorded in RCA’s “Nashville Sound” Studio, Nashville) (Recording Engineers: Chuck Seitz, Leslie Ladd, Tom Pick and Bill Vandevort) (Recording Technicians: Roy Shockley, Ray Butts, Milton Henderson and Chuck Seitz) (LP: It’s Hard to Be a Woman) [RCA Victor LSP 4382]

(1970: Flora Fauna Cemento (Adapt.: Alessandro Colombini) (Archi arrang. dir. da Elio Isola) als Il ponte (Bridge Over Troubled Water); B-kant van Superstar [Numero Uno ZN 50030] (45 rpm) (Italiaanse versie)

(1970: Peter Horton (Adapt.: Carl Schäuble) als Geh’ mit mir durch den Regenbogen (Bridge Over Troubled Water) [Polydor 2041 031] (45 rpm) (Duitse versie)

(1970: Jan Howard (LP: Rock Me Back to Little Rock) [Decca DL 75207]

(1970: The Anita Kerr Singers (Conducted and Arranged by Anita Kerr) (Produced by Alex Grob) (Engineer: John L. Timperley) (Recording Studio: Chappell’s, London) (LP: Simon & Garfunkel Songbook) [Philips 6303 005]

(1970: Tommy Körberg (Adapt.: Åke Arenhill) als Som en bro över mörka vatten (LP: Tommy) [Sonet SLP 2516] (Zweedse versie)

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

(1970: Raymond Lefèvre et son grand orchestre (Prise de son: Francis Miannay) (Direction: Léo Missir) (LP: Raymond Lefèvre et son grand orchestre N° 12) [Riviera XCED 521 146]

(1970: Liesbeth List (Adapt.: Cees Nooteboom) (Arrangementen/orkestbegeleiding: Rick van der Linden) (Produktie: Cees Nooteboom/Horst Hartman) als Brug over troebel water (Bridge Over Troubled Water) (LP: Victoria) [Philips 6303 006]

(1970: Barbara Mason (Arranged by Richie Rome) (Produced By Jimmy Bishop) (Recorded at Sigma Sound, Philadelphia) (Engineers: Joe Tarsia, D. Moyasis, Carl Paruolo) (LP: If You Knew Him Like I Do) [National General Records NG-2001]

(1970: Nana Mouskouri (Adapt.: Pierre Delanoë) (Arr. Peter Knight) als Comme un pont sur l’eau trouble  [Fontana 6010 017] (45 rpm) Franse versie)

(1970: Franck Pourcel et son grand orchestre (LP: « Amour, danse et violons » – N° 35) [La voix de son maître 2C 062-15552] (Pathé Marconi EMI)

(1970: Renato (Adapt.: Alessandro Colombini) (Prod.: Elio Gariboldi-Alfredo Cerruti) (Arr. & Dir. Alberto Baldan Bembo) als Il ponte (Bridge over troubled water) op de Renato dei Profeti (LP: Innamorato) [CBS S 64225] (Italiaanse versie)

(1970: Trio Esperança (Adapt.: Nazareno de Brito) als A ponte sobre as águas turvas (Bridge Over Troubled Water) (LP: Trio Esperança) [Odeon MOFB 3633] (Portugese versie)

(1970: Hugo Winterhalter And Voices Orchestra (Album Coordinator: Irwin Rawitz) (Recorded at Groove Sound Studio, N.Y.) (Engineers: Steve & Bill Jerome) (Produced by Steve & Bill Jerome) (Arranged By John Abbott) (LP: Applause) [Musicor Records MS 3190]

(#9 C&W-hit voor Buck Owens And The Buckaroos (Produced in Bakersfield California) in 1971 [Capitol 3023] (45 rpm)

(#18 album-hit voor Roberta Flack (Roberta Flack, piano & vocals) (Background voices: The Newark Boys Chorus & Cissy Houston, Kermit Moore, George Ricci, Seymour Barab & Ted Hoyle, cellos) (String & Voice arrangements by Eumir Deodato) (All Arrangements are by Roberta Flack) (Recorded at Atlantic Recording Studios, Regent Studios & Hit Factory, New York, N.Y) (Engineers: Lew Hahn & Bruce Tergesen) (Produced By Joel Dorn) in 1971 (LP: Quiet Fire) [Atlantic SD 1594]

(#21 album-hit voor Elvis Presley with The Imperials Quartet and The Sweet Inspirations (Horns and Strings Arranged by Bergen White) (The MGM Personal Appearance Film at Theaters World Wide) (Directed by Dennis Sanders) (Published ℗ 1970) in 1971 (LP: Elvis: That’s the Way It Is) [RCA Victor LSP-4445]

(#85 album-hit voor Henry Mancini And His Concert Orchestra (Produced by Joe Reisman) (All music arranged by Mr. Mancini) (Recorded in RCA’s Music Center of the World, Hollywood, California) (Recording Engineer: Mickey Crofford) als Portrait of Simon and Garfunkel:Scarborough Fair / Canticle/The Sound of Silence/Mrs. Robinson/El Condor Pasa/Bridge Over Troubled Water in 1971 (LP: Mancini Concert) [RCA Victor LSP 4542]

(#92 album-hit voor Tom Clay in 1971 (Produced by Tom Clay) (Arranged by Artie Butler) (Production Supervision By Dave Pell) (Engineers: Angel L. Balestier and Bob Porter) (Executive Producer: Berry Gordy) (LP: What the World Needs Now Is Love) [MoWest MW 103L]

(#123 album-hit voor Shirley Bassey (Arranged, produced and conducted by Johnny Harris) (Executive Producer: Noel Rogers) (Engineer: Ed Offord, assisted Alan Hunter) (Recorded at Advision Studios, London) in 1971 (LP: Something Else) [United Artists Records UAS 6797]

(#202 Bubbling Under Album-hit voor Paul Desmond (Produced and Arranged by Don Sebesky) (℗ 1970) in 1971 (LP: Bridge Over Troubled Water) [A&M Records SP-3032]

(1971: Cilla Black (Arranged and Conducted by Mike Vickers) (Produced by George Martin) (LP: Images) [Parlophone PCS-7128]

(1971: Robert Goulet (LP: Bridge Over Troubled Water) [Harmony KH 31107]

(1971: Wanda Jackson (Produced By Larry Butler) (Recorded In Nashville) (LP: I’ve Gotta Sing) [Capitol ST-669]

(1971: Kirka (Adapt.: Pertti Reponen – Sov. Esko Linnavalli) (Esko Linnavallin orkesteri) als Silta yli synkän virran (Bridge over troubled water) [Scandia KS 843] (Finse versie)

(1971: The Light Company (Recorded at Jewel Recording Studios, Cincinnati, Ohio) (Engineer: Gene Lawson) (LP: Carry On) [Jewel Records LPS 211]

(#191 album-hit voor Hamilton, Joe Frank & Reynolds (Produced By Steve Barri) (Engineer: Phil Kaye) (Assistant Engineer: Roger Nichols) (Recorded At ABC Recording Studios, Inc.) (Strings & Horns Arranged & Conducted By Jimmie Haskell) (Concert Master: Sid Sharp) (Danny Hamilton, Ben Benay – Guitars) (Joe Frank Carollo – Bass) (Tommy Reynolds – Percussion, Steel Drums, Vibes, Flute, Piano) (Hal Blaine, Joe Correro, Jr. – Drums) (Dennis Lambert, Larry Knechtel – Piano, Clavinet) (Virgil Webber, Organ) als Bridge Over Troubled Water/You’ve Got a Friend (Medley) in 1972 (LP: Hallway Symphony) [Dunhill/ABC Records DSX 50113]

(#196 album-hit voor Arthur Fiedler And The Boston Pops Orchestra (All Arrangements are by Richard Hayman) (Produced by Thomas Mowrey) (Engineering: Guenter Hermanns, Volker Martin) in 1972 (LP: Arthur Fiedler and the Boston Pops Orchestra Play the Music of Paul Simon) [Polydor PD 5018]

(1972: Christians & Alarm (Adapt.: Åke Arenhill) (Orkester/arr, Lasse Samuelson Alarm) (Köraff, Pelle Thorsén) als Som en bro över mörka vatten (LP: Mer än någonsin) [Signatur LP 6919] (Zweedse versie)

(1972: Fredi (Adapt.: Pertti Reponen – Nacke Johansson) als Silta yli synkän virran (LP: Niin paljon kuuluu rakkauteen) [Finnlevy SFLP 9526] (Finse versie)

(1972: The Anita Kerr Singers (Conducted and Arranged by Anita Kerr) (Produced by Anita Kerr and Alex Grob) (Engineer: John Timperley) (LP: Daytime, Nighttime) [Philips 6830 093]

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

(1972: Ornella Vanoni (Adapt.: Alessandro Colombini) als Il ponte (Bridge Over Troubled Water) (LP: Un gioco senza età) [Ariston AR/LP/12071] (Italiaanse versie)

(#193 album-hit voor Lettermen (Produced by Ed Cobb & Lettermen) (Arranged by Vince Morton) (Musical & Vocal Arrangements by Vince Morton) (Conducted by Vince Morton) (Production Coordinator: Billy Delbert) (Personal Management: Jess Rand) (Mixing: Producers Workshop, Hollywood Mastering: The Mastering Lab, Hollywood) (Engineering by Ed Cobb and Bob Schaper) (Keyboard: Vince Morton and Paul Chippello) (Guitar: Dave Mertens) (Bass: Kenny Delbert) (Drums: Ronnie Simon) (Guitar: Dave Mertens) (Bass: Kenny Delbert) (Drums: Ronnie Simon) (The Lettermen performance lasted over two hours) (This album has been edited to meet recording requirements) als Bridge Over Troubled Water/You’ve Got a Friend in 1973 (LP: “Alive” Again…Naturally) [Capitol SW-11183]

(#33 album-hit voor Paul Simon With Urubamba And The Jessy Dixon Singers (Engineering Supervised by Phil Ramone) (Assised by David Greene And Richard Blakin) in 1974 (LP: Paul Simon in Concert: Live Rhymin’) [Columbia PC 32855]

(1974: Michel Legrand (Arranged, Conducted and Musically Designed by Michel Legrand) (LP: Twenty Songs of the Century) [Bell 4200]

(1977: Hajji Alejandro (Adapt.: Bienvenido Lumbera) (Arranged by Eddie Munji III) (Produced by Jim Paredes, Cecilio B.Cas & Willy Cruz) (Recorded at Cinema Audio, Inc. (16-tracks) (Engineers: Dindo Aldecoa, Sir Jovette Donovan, Ric L. Santos, Boy Tanquintic) als Tulayin Ako (LP: Magic) [Jem JLP-107] (Tagalogische versie)

(1977: Raymond Lefèvre et son grand orchestre (Direction artistique: Léo Missir) (Enregistrement: Studios Barclay-Hoche, Paris) (Ingénieur du son: Francis Miannay) (LP: Rock and Rhythm in Hi-Fi) [Barclay ‎80.629]

(#1 album-hit in Groot-Brittannië voor The Shadows ‎(Hank Marvin, Guitar) (Bruce Welch, Guitar) (Brian Bennett, Drums And Percussion) (Alan Jones, Bass) (Alan Hawkshaw, Piano) (Dave Lawson, Synthesizer) (Arranged And Produced By The Shadows) (Strings arranged by Steve Gray) (Recorded at EMI, Abbey Road Studios and The Music Centre, Wembley) (Engineered by Peter R. Vince – Assisted by Stefan Heller) in 1979 (LP: String of Hits) [EMC 3310] (EMI)

(#41 pop-hit voor Linda Clifford (Mixed by Jimmie Simpson) (Produced and Arranged by Gil Askey) in 1979 [RSO RS 921] (45 rpm)

(1981: Hermann Prey (Adapt.: Inge Brück) (Produziert von Klaus Überall) (Arrangiert und dirigiert von Dieter Reith) (Tonmeister: Jörg Scheuermann) (Bavaria Musikstudio, München als Wenn Gedanken Kreise zieh’n (Bridge Over Troubled Water) (LP: Welterfolge) [Ariola ‎203 378] (Duitse versie)

(#2 album-hit voor Willie Nelson in 1982 (LP: Always on My Mind) [Columbia FC 37951]

(#15 album-hit voor Linda Clifford (Executive Producer: Mary Kushner) (Engineers: Leslie Ann Jones and David Frazer) in 1982 op various artists (LP: Jane Fonda’s Workout Record) [Columbia ‎CX2 38054]

(1983: Kleiton & Kledir (Adapt.: Kledir Ramil) als Corpo e alma (Bridge Over Troubled Water) (LP: Kleiton & Kledir) [Ariola 201 915] (Portugese versie)

(#93 R&B-hit voor The Dramatics (Produced by Ben Crosby, Ronnie McNair) (Executive Producer: Ben Crosby) (Arrangement: Ronnie McNair Ben Crosby) in 1989 [Volt V-302] (45 rpm)

(#21 hit in Groot-Brittannië voor P.J.B. Featuring Hannah And Her Sisters ‎(Produced by Pete Bellotte) in 1991 [Dance Pool ‎656546 7] (45 rpm)

(1994 Guilherme Arantes (Adapt.: Guilherme Arantes) als Rio das inquietas águas (Bridge Over Troubled Water) (CD: Clássicos) [PolyGram 510782 2] (Portugese versie)

(#1 album-hit voor LeAnn Rimes (Produced by Wilbur C. Rimes) in 1997 (CD: You Light Up My Life: Inspirational Songs) [Curb Records D2-77885]

(#38 album-hit voor Anne Murray (Produced By Tommy West & Anne Murray) in 1999 (CD: What a Wonderful World) [Straightway ‎SWD 0231]

(2001: Robinson (Adapt.: Guilherme Arantes) (Direção Artística: Tom Capone) (Produção: Marco Camargo) als Rio das inquietas águas (Bridge Over Troubled Water) (CD: Anjo) [Wea Music ‎092741805-2] (Portugese versie)

(#3 album-hit in Denemarken voor Kaare Norge in 2003 (CD: Here Comes the Sun) [RecArt 5941032]

(2003: Christian Rivel (Adapt.: Åke Arenhill) als Som en bro över mörka vatten (CD: Ett liv jag fått att leva) [Rivel Records RRCD003] (Zweedse versie)

(2003: Emil Sigfridsson (Adapt.: Åke Arenhill) als Bro över mörka vatten (CD: Tillbaka till igår) [Mariann MLPCD 3369] (Zweedse versie)

(2006: Adagio (Adapt.: Tibor Miklós) als Híd a romlás vizén (CD: Gold) [Sony BMG Music Entertainment 0828768961728] (Hongaarse versie)

(#4 album-hit voor Barry Manilow (Album Produced by Barry Manilow, Clive Davis and David Benson) in 2007 (CD: The Greatest Songs of the Seventies) [Arista 88697100342]

(2007: Nanne (Adapt.: Åke Arenhill) als Som en bro över mörka vatten (CD: Jag måste kyssa dig) [Lionheart LHICD0044] (Zweedse versie)

(2009: Lucie Bílá (Adapt.: Pavel Vrba) als Most přes rozbouřené vody (Bridge Over Troubled Water) (CD: Bang! Bang!) [EMI ‎50999 4 58671 2 5] (Tsjechische versie)

(2009: Die Jungen Tenöre (Adapt.: Carl Schäuble) als Geh’ mit mir durch den Regenbogen (CD: Pop Classics) [Koch Universal 06025 1773151] (Duitse versie)

(2009: Markku Laamanen (Adapt.: Pertti Reponen) als Silta yli synkän virran (Bridge Over Troubled Water) (CD: Minun tieni) [Sony Music ‎88697631422 (Finse versie)

(#73 pop-hit voor Glee Cast in 2010 (MP3: Glee – Season Two) [Columbia] (Digital download)

(#75 pop-hit voor Mary J. Blige & Andrea Bocelli in 2010 [Matriarch Records] (Digital download) (They performed the song on January 31, 2010, during the 52nd Grammy Awards ceremony, to raise money for victims of the Haiti earthquake)

1976: The Manhattans – Kiss And Say Goodbye [Columbia 3-10310] (1 week 1)
Kiss And Say Goodbye - The Manhattans
(vandaag 42 jaar geleden)
(Winfred Lovett)
(Produced by Manhattans Production, Inc. and Bobby Martin)

(#1 hit in de Hot 100 op 24 juli 1976)

(#36 C&W-hit voor Billy Larkin (Produced by Nelson Larkin) (Recorded at Music City Recorders, Nashville 1976) in 1976 [Casino Records GTR-076] (45 rpm)

(1977: Pee Wee Ellis (Arranged And Conducted By Pee Wee Ellis) (Produced By Bob Porter And Pee Wee Ellis) (Executive Producer: Steve Backer) (LP: Home in the Country) [Savoy SJL 3301]

(1989: Billy Joe Royal (Produced By Nelson Larkin) (LP: Tell It Like It Is) [Atlantic America ‎91064-1]

(1989: Sydney Youngblood (Produced, Arranged and Mixed by Claus Zunde) (LP: Feeling Free) [Circa Records CIRCD 9]

(#78 R&B-hit voor N-Phase als Kiss and Say Goodbye (Sax Mix) in 1994 [Maverick ‎9 18041-4] (Cassette-single)

(#5 album-hit in Vlaams België voor Günther Neefs in 1999 (CD: The Love Album) [Polydor ‎547 144-2]

(#19 hit in Engeland voor UB40 (Arranged and produced by UB40) (Recorded at Dep International Studios, Birmingham) (Mixed by UB40, Dan Spring and Jaime Travers) (Mastered at Masterdisk Studios, New York by Howie Weinberg) in 2005 [DEP International ‎DEPDJ 59] (CD-single)

(2005: Steve Brookstein (CD: Heart & Soul) [Syco Music 82876691852]

(#160 album-hit voor Joan Osborne (Produced by Tor Hyams) in 2007 (CD: Breakfast in Bed) [Time Life M19433]

2010: Alicia Keys – Un-Thinkable (I’m Ready) (12 weken 1)
Un-Thinkable (I’m Ready) - Alicia Keys

(vandaag 8 jaar geleden)
(Alicia Keys; Aubrey Graham; Kerry “Krucial” Brothers; Noah Shebib)
(Produced by Alicia Keys, Kerry “Krucial” Brothers and Noah “40” Shebib)
(All Vocals, Piano, Moog Synthesizer: Alicia Keys)
(Drum Programming: Kerry “Krucial” Brothers)
(Drum Programming, Keyboards: Noah “40” Shebib)
(Background Vocals by Drake [ = Aubrey Drake Graham]
(Electric Guitar: Carlos Alomar)
(Engineered and Recorded by Ann Mincieli and Noah “40” Shebib)
(Assistant Engineers: Miki Tjutsumi, Val Bratwaite)
(Mixed by Manny Marroquin)
(Assistant for Mix: Erik Madrid)
(Executive Producers: Alicia Keys, Jeff Robinson, Peter Edge and Kerry “Krucial” Brothers)

(#21 hit in de Hot 100 op 3 juli 2010)

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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:

1965: Herman’s Hermits – Mrs. Brown You’ve Got A Lovely Daughter (4 weken 1)
(vandaag 53 jaar geleden)
(Tekst & Muziek: Trevor Peacock)
(A Mickie Most Production)

(#1 hit in de US Hot 100 op 1 mei 1965)

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

(Het origineel is van Tom Courtenay (Music Director: Charles Blackwell) (Production: Jack Good & Peter Attwood) uit 1963 [Decca F.11729] (45 rpm) uit de Playhouse Televisieserie The Lads, uitgezonden door de Britse commerciële omroep ITV op 15 augustus 1963)

1978: Kate Bush – Wuthering Heights (3 weken 1)
(vandaag 40 jaar geleden)
(Kate Bush)
(Produced by Andrew Powell)
(Published ℗ 1977)

2005: Will Smith – Switch (1 week 1)
(vandaag 13 jaar geleden)
(Will Smith; Kwame Holland; Lennie Bennett)
(Produced By Kwame “K 1 Mil” [ = Kwamé Holland]
(Vocal Production By O. Banga)
(Recording Engineers: Pete Novak And Dylan Margerum)
(Recorded At The Boom Boom Room (LA) And The Cutting Room (NYC)
(Mixed By Kevin (KD) Davis At The Boom Boom Room (LA)

(#7 hit in de US Hot 100 op 18 juni 2005)

Nieuw-Zeeland:

1969: Peter Sarstedt – Where Do You Go To (My Lovely) [United Artists Records UAK-2859] (2 weken 1)
(vandaag 49 jaar geleden)
(Peter Sarstedt)
(Arranged and Conducted by Ian Green)
(Produced by Ray Singer)
(Recorded in England)

(#70 hit in de US Hot 100 op 10 mei 1969)

1970: The Peddlers – Girlie [CBS BA 461268] (1 week 1)
(vandaag 48 jaar geleden)
(Roy Phillips)
(Arranged by The Peddlers)
(Produced by Cyril Smith)
(Published ℗ 1969)

1988: Big Pig – Breakaway (2 week 1)
(vandaag 30 jaar geleden)
(Mitchell Bottler; Gary Zekley)
(Produced, Recorded & Mixed by Nick Launay)
(Published ℗ 1987)

1994: Supergroove – Can’t Get Enough (1 week 1)
(vandaag 24 jaar geleden)
(Joseph Fisher; Karl Steven)
(Recorded at York Street Studios)
(Produced by Karl Steven & Malcolm Welsford)
(Engineered by Malcolm Welsford)
(Mastered by Karl Steven & Malcolm Welsford)

2006: Shakira featuring Wyclef Jean – Hips Don’t Lie (1 week 1)
(vandaag 12 jaar geleden)
(Muziek: Wyclef Jean; Jerry Duplessis; Shakira [ = Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll]; Omar Alfanno; LaTavia Parker /Tekst: Wyclef Jean; Shakira)
(Produced By Wyclef Jean, Jerry “Wonda” Duplessis And Shakira)
(Vocals: Shakira And Wyclef Jean)
(Guitars: Ramon Stagnaro, Wyclef Jean)
(Clarinet: Henry March)
(Clarinet + Cumbia Arr.: Shakira)
(Percussion: Richard Bravo, Archi Pena, Roberto Cuao, Hermidez Benitez, Morist Jr. Jimenez, Daniel Ferrer, Hernando I Ortega)
(Recording Engineers: Serge “Sergical” Tsai, Gustavo Celis)
(Programming: Wyclef Jean, Jerry “Wonda” Duplessis, Gustavo Celis)
(Addtl Recording Engineer: Felipe Alvarez)
(BG Vocal Arrangements: Olgi Chirino)
(Mixed By: Serge “Sergical” Tsai)
(Recorded At: Platinum Sound Recording Studio, NYC; Hit Factory Criteria, Miami, FL; La Marimonda Studios, Nassau, Bahamas; Olympic Studios, London, England; Sonido Azulado, Bogota, Colombia)
(Mixed At Pacifique Studios, Los Angeles, CA)
(Mastered By Kris Solem At Futuredisc, Los Angeles, CA)
(Assistant Engineers: Ben Jost And Patrick Magee For Hit Factory, Mike Desalvo, Julian Vasquez And Doug Rotwitt For Platinum Sound Recording Studio)
(Album Executive Producer: Rick Rubin)
(Bevat samples uit Amores como el nuestro van Jerry Rivera (1992)

(#1 hit in de US Hot 100 op 17 juni 2006)

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Australia and New Zealand charts sourced from Wikipedia

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