27 mei

Today’s Number 1 Hits of the USA (1890-2016), including the charts of Australia and New Zealand
NOUVEAU: Numéros 1 et records du Top Singles français (1955-2016) (en construction)

De nummer 1-hits van 27 mei

Best Selling Singles/Billboard Hot 100:

1899: Len Spencer – Hello! Ma Baby [E. Berliner’s Gramophone 05] (6 weken 1)
Hello, Ma Baby
(vandaag 120 jaar geleden)
(Words and Music by Joseph E. Howard and Ida Emerson)

(#1 hit voor Arthur Collins {het origineel} op 29 april 1899 [Edison Record 5470] (wax cylinder)

(1943: Sung by a chorus during the opening sequence. Reprised instrumentally in de film Hello Frisco, Hello)

(1944: Played when Ernest gets hired at Betz Publishing in de film Irish Eyes Are Smiling)

(1949: Played when Marilyn goes to Jack’s dressing room before going on-stage in de film Look for the Silver Lining)

(#5 album-hit voor Mitch Miller And The Gang (Arr: Jimmy Carroll) als Medley: Little Annie Rooney/Hello! My Baby in 1960 (LP: Sentimental Sing Along with Mitch) [Columbia ‎CS 8251]

(1961: Marty Grosz (LP: Banjo at the Gaslight Club) [Audio Fidelity AFSD 5933]

(1964: Max Morath (Vocal Accomaniment by The Jordanaires) (LP: Oh, Play That Thing! The Ragtime Era) [Epic LN 24106]

(1968: Wayne Newton (Arranged by Don Vincent) (LP: One More Time – The Songs from His First TV Spectacular) [MGM Records SE 4549]

1972: The Chi-Lites – Oh Girl [Brunswick 55471] (1 week 1)
Oh Girl - The Chi-Lites

(vandaag 47 jaar geleden)
(Words and Music by Eugene Record)
(Produced by Eugene Record)
(Arranged by Tom Tom)
(Directed by Willie Henderson and Quinton Joseph)

(#46 album-hit voor Smokey Robinson And The Miracles in 1972 (LP: Flying High Together) [Tamla T 318L]

(#12 C&W-hit voor Con Hunley (Arranged And Produced By Steve Dorff) (Engineer: Greg Venable) (Background Vocals by The Oak Ridge Boys) in 1982 [Warner Bros. Records WBS50058] (45 rpm)

(#38 R&B-hit voor Glenn Jones (Produced by Loris Holland) (Mixed by Bryan “Chuck” New) (℗ 1987) in 1988 [Jive 5364-7-J] (45 rpm)

(#8 hit voor Paul Young

(Words and Music by
Eugene Record)
(Produced By Pete Wingfield)
(Mixed By Bob Clearmountain) in 1990 [Columbia CSK 73377] (CD-single)

(#59 album-hit voor The Chi-Lites in 1994 op de Music from the Motion Picture (CD: Crooklyn Volume 1: A Spike Lee Joint!) [40 Acres And A Mule MusicWorks MCAD-11036] (MCA)

Billboard: “Net geen N°1-hits”

1905: Ada Jones – My Carolina Lady [Edison Gold Moulded Record 8948] (1 week 3)
My Carolina Lady
(vandaag 114 jaar geleden)
(Words by  Andrew B. Sterling / Music by George Hamilton)
(wax cylinder)

(#4 hit voor Harry Macdonough op 7 juni 1902 [Monarch Record 1269] (78 rpm)

1911: American Quartet – Some Of These Days [Victor Record 16834] (2 weken 3)

(vandaag 108 jaar geleden)
(Words and Music by Shelton Brooks)
(Male Quartet)
(With orchestra)

(#2 hit voor Sophie Tucker (Het origineel)

(Words and Music by Shelton Brooks) op 12 augustus 1911 [Edison Amberol Record 4M 691] (wax cylinder)

(1911: Ella Retford [78-Jumbo 701]

(1922: Bennie Kreuger’s Orchestra [78-Brunswick 2340]

(#5 hit voor Original Dixieland Jazz Band in 1923 [OKeh 4738] (78 rpm)

(1923: Art Landry and His Call of the North Orchestra; B-kant van I’ve Been a Fool [Gennett 5189] (78 rpm)

(1924: Coon-Sanders Original Night Hawk Orchestra (Vocal refrain by C. A. Coon and J. L. Sanders); B-kant van van It’s the Blues van Jean Goldkette and His Orchestra [Victor 19600] (78 rpm)

(1925: Art Kahn And His Orchestra [Columbia 310-D] (78 rpm)

(1925: New Orleans Jazz Band [78-Banner 1544]

(#1 hit voor Ted Lewis & His Band With Sophie Tucker

(Words and Music by Shelton Brooks) op 5 maart 1927 [Columbia 826-D] (78 rpm) (Re-recorded)

(1927: Fletcher Henderson and His Orchestra (Vocal Chorus by Evelyn Thompson); B-kant van Baby Won’t You Please Come Home [Vocalion 1079] (78 rpm)

(1927: The Jazz-Kings [78-Tri-Ergon TE 5062]

(1927: Vaughn De Leath [78-OKeh 40768]

(1927: Original Indiana Five [78-Cameo 1138]

(1927: Original Indiana Five [78-Banner 6006]

(1927: George H. Tremer (Novelty Piano Solo); B-kant van Spirit of ’49 Rag [Gennett 6242] (78 rpm)

(1927: Ethel Waters [78-Columbia 14264-D]

(1928: The Black Pirates (Vocal Chorus by Diana Dell); B-kant van Sleeping the Clouds Away van The Philadelphians [Broadway 1374] (78 rpm)

(1928: Lee Sims (Piano Solo With Incidental Trumpet) [Brunswick 3764] (78 rpm)

(1928: Allister Wylie and His Coronado Hotel Orchestra (Vocal Chorus by Rich Richards) (With Vocal Chorus) [Brunswick 4143] (78 rpm)

(1929: Louis Armstrong & His Orch. (Vocal Refrain Louis Armstrong) [OKeh 41298] (78 rpm)

(1929: Louis Armstrong & His Orchestra [OKeh 8729] (78 rpm)

(1929: Red Nichols and His Orchestra (Featuring His Five Pennies) (Popular Concert With Vocal Chorus) [Brunswick 20091] (78 rpm)

(1929: Ray Miller and His Orchestra [XC2882 Sunny Meadows Program “F” Pt. 5]

(1929: Adrian Schubert and his Salon Orchestra [78-Banner 6300]

(1929: Sophie Tucker (Comedienne with orchestra); B-kant van Moanin’ Low [Victor 22049] (78 rpm)

(1930: Cab Calloway and his Orchestra [78-Brunswick 6020]

(1930: Jack Hylton And His Orchestra (With Vocal Refrain) [Decca 411] (78 rpm)

(1931: Gilmore Sisters (Piano duet with traps) [Victor 23316] (78 rpm)

(1931: Spike Hughes & His Dance Orchestra [78-Decca F. 2259]

(1931: Snooks and His Memphis Ramblers [78-Timely Tunes C-1583]

(1931: David Nelson and the King’s Men (Vocal refrain by David Nelson) [Victor 23039] (78 rpm)

(#16 hit voor Bing Crosby (Vocal with Orchestra) in 1932 [Brunswick 6351] (78 rpm)

(1932: Les French Hot Boys [78-Salabert 3166]

(1932: Red (Pepper) Sam (Vocal Novelty With Piano u. Ukulele Accompaniment) [Kristall 21 152] (78 rpm) of [78-Oriole 2434]

(1932: Played on piano by Harry Seymour. Danced to by Ann Dvorak in de film Three on a Match)

(1932: Joel Shaw and his Orchestra [78-Crown 3285]

(1932: Frankie Trumbauer And His Orchestra)

(1933: Jack Hylton And His Orchestra (With Vocal Refrain) [Decca 411] (78 rpm)

(1933: The King’s Jesters [78-Bluebird B-6517]

(1933: Washboard Rhythm Boys [78-Banner 32867]

(1934: Mills Brothers (Four Boys and A Guitar) (No musical Instruments or mechanical devices used on this recording other than guitar) [Decca 228] (78 rpm)

(1934: Pat Hyde (Accompanied by Edgar Jackson & His Orchestra) [78-Parlophone R 1871]

(1934: The Six Swingers als Hot Pie (No. 1) Part 1 (Intro: Bugle Call Rag; Some of These Days; After You’re Gone) [Regal Zonophone MR 1567] (78 rpm)

(1935: Billy Cotton and His Band (With Vocal Chorus) [Regal Zonophone MR 1946] (78 rpm)

(1935: Peggy Dell [78-Decca F 5606]

(1935: Coleman Hawkins (Acc. by The Ramblers Dance Orch.) [78-Decca F. 5581]

(1935: Mario “Harp” Lorenzi and His Rhythmics [78-Columbia FB 1168]

(1935: Clyde McCoy And His Drake Hotel Orch. [Columbia 2801-D] (78 rpm)

(1935: Stephane Grappelli And His Hot Four With Django Reinhardt (Instrumental); B-kant van Lily Belle May June [Decca 23004] (78 rpm)

(1936: The Ballyhooligans (Medley) [78-His Master’s Voice B.D.5049]

(1936: Benny Carter (Solist: King) (med Sonora Swing-Band) [Sonora 3188] (78 rpm)

(1936: Teddy Foster and his Kings of Swing [78-Decca F 6049]

(1936: Ike “Yowse Suh” Hatch and his Harlem Stompers [78-Regal Zonophone MR 2050]

(1936: Locke Brothers Rhythm Orchestra [78-Bluebird B-6316]

(1936: Swing Rhythm Boys [78-Crown 236]

(1937: Nat Gonnella & His Georgians [78-Parlophone F 646]

(1937: Brian Lawrance and his Lansdowne House Sextet [78-Decca F 6343]

(1937: Sophie Tucker With Harry Sosnik And His Orchestra (Vocal with Orchestra) [Decca 1472] (78 rpm)

(1937: Valaida (Queen of the Trumpet) (With Swing Accompaniment) [Parlophone F 952] (78 rpm)

(1938: Joe Daniels and his Hot Shots [78-Parlophone F 1273]

(1938: Benny Goodman Quartet [78-MGM E/X 3790]

(1940: Billy Cotton And His Band [78-Rex 9796]

(1941: Willie Lewis And His Negro Band [78-Elite Special 4082]

(1942: Sung by Maxine Sullivan in de film Some of These Days)

(#5 album-hit voor Judy Garland (Chorus and Orchestra Conducted by Jack Cathcart) (Arrangements by Harold Mooney) als Judy at the Palace: Shine on Harvest Moon/Some of These Days/My Man/I Don’t Care in 1955 (LP: Miss Show Business) [Capitol W-676]

(#15 album-hit voor Les Paul and Mary Ford in 1955 (LP: Les and Mary) [Capitol W-577]

(1955: George Lewis (LP: George Lewis New Orleans All Stars and Quartet featuring Red Allen) [Riverside RLP 2512]

(#7 album-hit voor Bobby Darin in 1959 (LP: That’s All) [Atco Records SD 33-104]

(1959: Brenda Lee (with the Anita Kerr Singers) (LP: Grandma What Great Songs You Sang!) [Decca DL 8873]

(#9 album-hit voor Bobby Darin in 1960 (LP: Darin at the Copa) [Atco Records SD 33-122]

(1963: Cliff Richard (LP: Hits from the Original Sound Track of Summer Holiday) [Epic ‎BN 26063]

(#31 album-hit voor Bobby Vinton (Arranged and conducted by Stan Applebaum) in 1964 (LP: Tell Me Why) [Epic BN 26113]

(#29 album-hit voor Vikki Carr (Recorded Live At The Persian Room) als Medley: Some of These Days/After You’ve Gone in 1969 (LP: For Once in My Life) [Liberty LST-7604]

(#194 album-hit voor Bert Kaempfert And His Orchestra in 1969 (LP: Warm and Wonderful) [Decca DL 75089]

(1971: Ray Nance (LP: Huffin’ ‘n’ Puffin’) [MPS/BASF Records BAP 5057]

(#1 album-hit voor Donna Summer (Produced By Giorgio Moroder & Pete Bellotte) als My Man Medley: The Man I Love/I Got It Bad and That Ain’t Good/Some of These Days in 1978 (LP: Live and More) [Casablanca NBLP 7119-2]

(#36 album-hit voor Erzsebet Foldi in 1979 op de various artists ‎Music from the Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (LP: All That Jazz) [Casablanca NBLP 7198]

(1982: Oscar Peterson (Ed Bickert: Guitar) (Producer: Norman Granz) (Musical Arrangements: Rick Wilkins) (Rhythm and Vocals Recorded: McClear Place Studios, Toronto, Canada January 28, 29, 1980) (Orchestra Tracks Recorded: Manta Sound Studios Toronto, Canada February 19, 1980) (℗ 1982) (LP: The Personal Touch) [Pablo Today ‎2312-113]

(1983: Cab Calloway op de Original Motion Picture Soundtrack van The Mystic Knights of The Oingo Boingo (LP: Forbidden Zone) [Varèse Sarabande ‎STV 81170]

(#35 album-hit in Groot-Brittannië voor Elkie Brooks in 1984 (LP: Screen Gems) [EMI EJ 2402361]

(#38 album-hit voor Barbra Streisand als Good Man I Hard to Find/Some of These Days in 1991 (CD: Just for the Record…) [Columbia 44111]

(#141 album-hit voor Kevin Spacey With John Wilson & The Orchestra (Produced By Phil Ramone) (℗ 2004) in 2005 op de Original Motion Picture (CD: Beyond the Sea) [Atco Records R2 78444]

(2011: Dale Corn

(Words and Music by Shelton Brooks)
{Timeless Classic Song op radiostation KIXI (880 AM) Mercer Island-Seattle, Washington} (CD: I’ve Been Around) [CD Baby 700261327914]

1916: James F. Harrison – Wake Up, America! (2 weken 2)
Wake Up America
(vandaag 103 jaar geleden)
(Lyric by George Graff, Jr. / Music by Jack Glogau)

(1916: Frederick Wheeler (Baritone with orchestra [Victor 17991] (78 rpm)

1967: The Happenings – I Got Rhythm [B.T. Puppy Records 45-527] (3 weken 3)
I Got Rhythm - The Happenings

(vandaag 52 jaar geleden)
(Words by Ira Gershwin / Music by George Gershwin)
(Vocal with Instr. Accomp.)
(Arr. & Cond. by Bern Bernstein)
(Produced by The Tokens)

(Het origineel is van Ethel Merman

(Music by George Gershwin / Words by Ira Gershwin) in de Broadway-musical Girl Crazy, ging op 14 oktober 1930 in Alvin Theatre, NY in première. Na 272 keer was op 6 juni 1931 de laatste voorstelling)

(1930: Fred Rich & His Orchestra (Vocal Refrain) [Columbia 2328-D] (78 rpm)

(1930: Cab Calloway and his Orchestra)

(1930: Luis Russell and His Orchestra (With Vocal Chorus) [Melotone M 12000] (78 rpm)

(#5 hit voor Loring “Red” Nichols and His Orchestra

(Words by Ira Gershwin / Music by George Gershwin)
(with Vocal Chorus)
(Chorus by Dick Robertson) in 1931 [Brunswick 4957] (78 rpm)

(#17 hit voor Ethel Waters

(Music by George Gershwin / Words by Ira Gershwin)
(Novelty accomp.) in 1931; B-kant van Three Little Words [Columbia 2346-D] (78 rpm)

(1931: Adelaide Hall [78-Brunswick R-225]

(#17 hit voor Louis Armstrong & His Orchestra (Vocal Refrain) in 1932; B-kant van You Can Depend on Me [Columbia 2590] (78 rpm)

(1932: Louis Armstrong & His Orchestra (with Vocal Refrain) (OKeh 41534] (78 rpm)

(1932: Roy Fox And His Band (At the Monseigneur Restaurant, London) (With Vocal Refrain); B-kant van You’ve Got What Gets Me [Decca F. 3014] (78 rpm)

(1932: Played during the opening and closing credits. Performed by Kitty Kelly and chorus in de film Girl Crazy)

(1932: Sidney Bechet)

(1932: George Gershwin)

(1932: Don Redman & His Orchestra [Brunswick 6354] (78 rpm)

(1932: Don Redman and his Orchestra; B-kant van Nagasaki [78-Melotone 5-11-04]

(1935: Fats Waller, Piano Solo (LP: Valentine Stomp) [RCA Victor ‎LPV-525] (Released in 1966)

(1936: Joe Daniels and His Hot Shots in Drumnasticks [Decca 1240] (78 rpm)

(1936: Kenneth “Red” Norvo and His Swing Sextette [Decca 779] (78 rpm)

(Music by George Gershwin / Words by Ira Gershwin) [Decca 779] (78 rpm)

(1937: Count Basie And His Orchestra)

(1937: Emilio Cáceres Trio (Featuring Emilio Cáceres, Violin–Ernie Cáceres, Clarinet–Johnny Gomez, Guitar) [Victor 25710] (78 rpm)

(1937: Jimmy Dorsey And His Orchestra (Instrumental) [Decca 1508] (78 rpm)

(1937: Glenn Miller And His Orchestra [Brunswick 7915] (78 rpm)

(1937: Valaida (Queen of the Trumpet) [78-Parlophone F 1048]

(1937: Chick Webb and His Little Chicks (Tommy Fulford, piano; Wayman Carver, flute; Chauncey Haughton, clarinet; Beverly Peer, bass; Chick Webb, drums); B-kant van Sweet Sue–Just You [Decca 1759] (78 rpm)

(1938: Larry Adler (The Mouth Organ Virtuoso) (With Stéphane Grappelli; Django Reinhardt; Joseph Reinhardt; Eugene Vees and Roger Grasset [Columbia BD 5037] (EMI) (78 rpm)

(1938: Jane Froman [78-RCA Victor 12332]

(1940: Duke Ellington)

(1940: Fletcher Henderson Conducts Horace Henderson and his Orchestra [Vocalion 5518] (78 rpm)

(1940: Sid Phillips, Trio [Parlophone F 1803] (78 rpm)

(1941: Jimmy Dorsey And His Orchestra (Instrumental Featuring Jimmy Dorsey) [Decca DLA 740] [Album No. 240] (10 sites-1) [Decca 3861 A] (78 rpm Box Set)

(1941: Kordt Sisters als I Got Rhythm – They Can’t Take That Away from Me – Let’s Call the Whole Thing Off (Vokal m. Orkester) op de single (George Gershwin Kavalkade, 1. Del) [Polyphon X.S. 43336] (78 rpm)

(1943: Judy Garland, Mickey Rooney, Mickey Rooney, Six Hits and a Miss, The Music Maids, Tommy Dorsey & His Orchestra and chorus

(Music by George Gershwin / Words by Ira Gershwin)
(℗ 1930) (uncredited) (Played during the opening credits Performed in the finale by Judy Garland, Mickey Rooney, Six Hits and a Miss, The Music Maids, Tommy Dorsey & His Orchestra and chorus in de film Girl Crazy met in de hoofdrollen Mickey Rooney & Judy Garland, draait vanaf 26 november 1943 in de Amerikaanse bioscopen)

(1944: Judy Garland With Georgie Stoll And His Orchestra

(Music by George Gershwin / Words by Ira Gershwin)
(Vocal with Orchestra) op de Mickey Rooney – Judy Garland (LP: Girl Crazy) [Decca Album No. A. 362] (6 sides–6) [Decca 23310 B]

(1944: Red Norvo [78-Keynote Recordings K1319]

(1944: Ethel Smith (Instrumental) (Organ with Orchestra Directed by Victor Young); B-kant van Liza (All the Clouds’ll Roll Away) [Decca 23426] (78 rpm)

(1945: Lionel Hampton (Recorded April 26, 1937) als Rhythm, Rhythm (I Got Rhythm) (LP: Hot Jazz Vol. III) [Victor H J-3] [78-Victor 40-0111] (78 rpm Box Set)

(1945: André Kostelanetz and his Orchestra [78-Columbia Masterworks M 340-7 4268-M]

(1945: Bud Freeman And His Orchestra Featuring T/Sgt. Ray McKinley [Majestic 1018] (78 rpm)

(1945: Oscar Peterson (Piano solo with bass and drums) [Victor 56-0002] (78 rpm) {Canadese persing}

(1945: Woody Herman)

(1946: Benny Goodman Sextet (LP: Benny Goodman Sextet Session) [Columbia C113-4] [Columbia 36923] (78 rpm Box Set)

(1947: Ethel Merman (LP: Songs She Has Made Famous) [Album No. A-681] (8 sides–6) [Decca 24453] (78 rpm Box Set)

(1949: Featuring the Lightning Fingers of Ben Light at the Steinway (Herb Kern: Hammond & Vibrachord) (Lloyd Sloop: Novachord); B-kant van Begin the Beguine [Tempo TR 564] (78 rpm)

(1951: Performed by Gene Kelly and children in de film An American in Paris)

(1952: Joe Daniels’ Jazz Group [Parlophone R.3608] (78 rpm)

(1953: Erroll Garner (10” LP: Overture to Dawn, Volume 3) [Blue Note BLP 5014]

(1954: Billy May and His Orchestra (10” LP: Join the Band) [Capitol H-237]

(1956: André Kostelanetz & his Orchestra (LP: Musical Comedy Favorites) [Columbia A 430-8] Columbia 4-4373-M] (45 rpm Box Set)

(1956: Charlie Shavers (Orchestra Conducted by Sy Oliver) (LP: Gershwin, Shavers and Strings) [Bethlehem BCP-27]

(1956: Lou Stein At The Piano (LP: From Broadway to Paris) [Epic EPSP 3186]

(1957: Chris Connor (LP: Chris Connor Sings the George Gershwin Almanac of Song) [Atlantic 2-601]

(1957: “Scat Man” Crothers (LP: Rock ‘n Roll with “Scat Man”) [Tops L1511]

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

(1958: Harpo Marx (LP: Harpo at Work!) [Mercury SR-60016]

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

(1959: Paul Chambers (LP: Go…) [Vee-Jay Records VJLP 1014]

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

(#31 album-hit voor Pete Fountain in 1960 (LP: Pete Fountain Day) [Coral CRL 57313]

(1961: The Buck Clarke Quintet (LP: Drum Sum) [Argo LPS 4007]

(1961: Dick Schory Percussion And Brass Ensemble (Produced by Marty Gold) (LP: Stereo Action Goes Broadway) [RCA Victor ‎LSA 2382]

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

(#86 album-hit voor Peter Nero/Boston Pops/Arthur Fiedler (Produced by Peter Delheim) (Recording Engineer: Bernard Keville) in 1965 (LP: Nero Goes “Pops”) [RCA Victor LCS 2821]

(1967: Count Basie Introducing Richard Boone (Produced by Teddy Reig) [Verve Records VK-10517] (45 rpm)

(1967: Floyd Cramer (Arranged by Bill McElhiney) (Produced by Chet Atkins and Felton Jarvis) (Recorded in RCA Victor’s “Nashville Sound” Studio, Nashville, Tennessee) (Recording Engineers: Jim Malloy and Bill Vandevort) (LP: Class of ‘67) [RCA Victor LSP 3827]

(1967: The Happenings (Produced by The Tokens) (LP: Psycle) [B.T. Puppy Records BTPS 1003]

(1973: The Killer and his Boogie Woogie Trio (Produced by Jan Rietman) (LP: I Got Rhythm) [Ariola 7 231 XT]

(1991: George Shearing and The King’s Singers with Neil Swainson (The King’s Singers: David Hurley – Alastair Hume – Robert Chilcott – Bruce Russell – Simon Carrington – Stephen Connolly) with George Shearing (piano) & Neil Swainson (double bass) (CD: Get Happy!) [EMI Classics ‎CDC 7 54190 2]

(1995: Bobby Darin

(Words by Ira Gershwin / Music by George Gershwin)
{Timeless Classic Song op radiostation KIXI (880 AM) Mercer Island-Seattle, Washington} als I Got Rhythm (Previously Unreleased) (CD: Great Gentlemen of Song: Spotlight on Bobby Darin) [Capitol Records CDP 7243 8 28512 2 6]

(1996: Dave McKenna, Joe Temperley (CD: Sunbeam and Thundercloud) [Concord Jazz CCD 4703]

(1997: Greetje Kauffeld & Robert Long als Lekker tempo (CD: Uit liefde en respect voor Gershwin) [EMI 7243 8 59199 2 3]

(2003: Judy Niemack (CD: Jazz Singer’s Practice Session) [Gam Records/CD Baby [CDB5637344661.2]

(#26 album-hit voor Brian Wilson in 2010 (CD: Reimagines Gershwin) [Disney Pearl Series ‎D000428902]

Billboard Easy Listening chart:

1978: Barry Manilow – Even Now [Arista AS 0330] (3 weken 1)
Even Now - Barry Manilow

(vandaag 41 jaar geleden)
(Music by Barry Manilow / Lyrics by Marty Panzer)
(Produced by Ron Dante & Barry Manilow)
{Nostalgia Classic Song op radiostation KEZW Studio 1430 AM Denver, Colorado}

(#19 hit in de Hot 100 op 24 juni 1978)

(#4 album-hit voor Barry Manilow in 2007 (CD: The Greatest Songs of the Seventies) [Arista 88697100342]

Billboard Country & Western chart:

1950: Red Foley – Birmingham Bounce [Decca 9-46234] (4 weken 1)

(vandaag 69 jaar geleden)
(Hard Rock Gunter)
(Singing with Instrumental Accompaniment)
{Classic Non-Hot 100 Song in Joel Whitburn’s Top Pop Singles 1955-2010}

(B-kant van Choc’late Ice Cream Cone van Red Foley with The Dixie Dons)

(#14 hit in de US Pop Singles Charts op 27 mei 1950)

(Het origineel is van Hardrock Gunter and the Pebbles

(Hard Rock Gunter)
(Vocal with Instrumental Accompaniment) uit 1950 [Bama 104] (78 rpm)

(1950: Sid Phillips And His Orchestra (Vocalist: The Tanner Sisters) [His Master’s Voice B.9940] (78 rpm)

(1950: Lionel Hampton And His Orchestra (Vocal Chorus by Freddie Hamilton and Raymond Johnson) [Decca 27041] (78 rpm)

(1950: Amos Milburn And His Aladdin Chickenshackers (Don Wilkerson, ten. sax; Willie Smith, ten. sax; Billy Simpson, Jr. bar. sax; Johnny Brown, guitar; Amos Milburn, piano; Harper Cosby, bass; Lawrence Norman, drums) [Aladdin 3058] (78 rpm)

(1950: Pee Wee King and his Band [45-RCA Victor 48-0332]

1957: Jim Reeves – Four Walls [RCA Victor 47-6874] (8 weken 1)

(vandaag 62 jaar geleden)
(Words and Music by Marvin Moore and George Campbell)

(#11 hit in de Top 100 op 3 juni 1957)

(#15 pop-hit voor Jim Lowe with Bob Davie’s Orchestra

(Words and Music by Marvin Moore and George Campbell) in 1957 [Dot 45-15569] (45 rpm)

(1957: Dorothy Collins (Vocal with Chorus and Orchestra Directed by Dick Jacobs) {Radio Territorial Hit, Buffalo} [Coral 9-61828] (45 rpm)

(1957: The Five Keys (with Orchestra Conducted by Van Alexander) (Vocal Group with Orchestra; B-kant van It’s a Groove [Capitol F3710] (45 rpm)

(1960: Ernest Tubb and his Texas Troubadours (LP: All Time Hits) [Decca DL 74046]

(#8 album-hit voor Johnny Tillotson (Recording date: May 27, 1962) (Arrangements: Archie Bleyer) in 1962 (LP: It Keeps Right on a-Hurtin’) [Cadence CLP 25058]

(#92 pop-hit voor Kay Starr (With Orchestra and Chorus Conducted by Billy Liebert) (Produced by Ken Nelson) in 1962 [Capitol Records 4835] (45 rpm)

(1962: Warner Mack (LP: The Golden Country Hits Vol. 2) [Kapp KS 3279]

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

(#28 album-hit voor Bill Pursell (Arrangements by Bill Justis) (Orchestra Under the Direction of Grady Martin) in 1963 (LP: Our Winter Love) [Columbia ‎CS 8792]

(1964: Eddy Arnold (Arranged and Conducted by Marty Gold) (Produced by Chet Atkins and Jim Foglesong (Recorded in RCA Victor’s Studio A, New York City) (Recording Engineer Ray Hall) (LP: Pop Hits from the Country Side) [RCA Victor ‎LSP 2951]

(1964: Billy Vaughn and his Orchestra (LP: Another Hit Album!) [Dot DLP 3593]

(1965: Bing Crosby (Orchestra and chorus arranged and conducted by Bill Justis) (LP: Bing Crosby Sings the Great Country Hits) [Capitol Records ST-2346]

(1966: Kitty Wells (LP: Kitty Wells Sings Songs Made Famous by Jim Reeves) [Decca DL 74741]

(#133 album-hit voor B.J. Thomas (℗ 1968) in 1969 (LP: On My Way) [Scepter Records SPS-570]

(1968: The Anita Kerr Singers (LP: I Sang with Jim Reeves) [Philips 6303 066]

(#127 album-hit voor Jerry Lee Lewis in 1969 (LP: Jerry Lee Lewis Sings the Country Music Hall of Fame Hits Vol. 1) [ Smash SRS 67117]

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

(#89 album-hit voor Ronnie Milsap (Produced by Tom Collins and Ronnie Milsap) (Strings arranged by D. Bergen White) (Strings Performed by The Shelly Kurland Strings) in 1981 (LP: Out Where the Bright Lights Are Glowing) [RCA AAL1-3932]

(1984: Slim Whitman (with Byron Whitman) (Arranged by Ron Oates) [Epic 34-04549] (45 rpm)

(1995: Willie Nelson (CD: Just One Love) [Justice Records JR 1602-2]

1972: Conway Twitty – (Lost Her Love) On Our Last Date [Decca 32945] (1 week 1)

(vandaag 47 jaar geleden)
(Floyd Cramer Conway Twitty)

(#112 Bubbling Under Hot 100-hit op 3 juni 1972)

(#2 pop-hit voor Floyd Cramer

(Floyd Cramer)
(Producer Chet Atkins)
{Nostalgia Classic Song op radiostation KEZW Studio 1430 AM Denver, Colorado} {Timeless Classic Song op radiostation KIXI (880 AM) Mercer Island-Seattle, Washington} als Last Date op 28 november 1960 [RCA Victor 47-7775] (45 rpm)

(#4 album-hit voor Lawrence Welk And His Orchestra in 1960 (LP: Last Date) [Dot DLP 3350]

(#21 pop-hit voor Lawrence Welk And His Orchestra Featuring Frank Scott On Piano

(Floyd Cramer)
als Last Date in 1960 [Dot 45-16145] (45 rpm)

(#26 pop-hit voor Skeeter Davis

(Skeeter DavisBoudleaux Bryant Floyd Cramer)
(Producer Chet Atkins) als My Last Date (With You) in 1961 [RCA Victor 47-7825] (45 rpm)

(#38 pop-hit voor Joni James

(Music by
Floyd Cramer / Lyric by Boudleaux Bryant  and Skeeter Davis)
(Musical Supervision Anthony Acquaviva) als My Last Date (With You) in 1961 [MGM K12933] (45 rpm)

(#39 album-hit voor The Ventures (Producers: Josie Wilson and Bob Reisdorff) (Mastering: Bob Golden) als Last Date in 1961 (LP: Another Smash!!!) [Dolton Records BST-8006]

(#94 album-hit voor Bill Justis (With The Stephen Scott Singers) als Last Date in 1962 (LP: Bill Justis Plays 12 Big Instrumental Hits) [Smash Records SRS-67021]

(1963: Ace Cannon (Supervision: Joe Coughi) (Recorded at The Royal Recording Studio, Memphis, Tenn.) als Last Date (LP: The Moanin’ Sax of Ace Cannon) [Hi Records ‎SHL 32014]

(#6 album-hit voor Al (He’s the King) Hirt (Al Hirt, Trumpet with Chorus and Orchestra) (Produced by Chet Atkins) (Recorded in RCA Victor’s “Nashville Sound” Studio, Nashville, Tennessee) (Recording Engineer: Chuck Seitz) in 1964 (LP: Cotton Candy) [RCA Victor LSP 2917]

(1965: Pat Boone (LP: The Golden Era of Country Hits) [Dot DLP 25626]

(1965: Duane Eddy (LP: Twangin the Golden Hits) [RCA Victor LSP 2993]

(1966: Group Seven (mini-LP: Group Seven) [Jacks Beat Records BR 1029]

(1968: Zalman Yanovsky (Produced and Arranged by Jerry Yester & Zalman Yanovsky) (Orchestrated by Jerry Yester) (Conducted by Jim Freidman) (LP: Alive and Well in Argentina) [Buddah Records BDS 5019]

(#157 album-hit voor Gil Trythall als Last Date in 1970 (LP: Switched on Nashville: Country Moog) [Athena 6003]

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

(1972: Conway Twitty als (Lost Her Love) on Our Last Date) (LP: I Can’t Stop Loving You (Lost Her Love) On Our Last Date) [Decca DL 7-5361]

(1975: Tommy Seebach (Engineers: Ole Hansen, Claus Asmussen) (Produced & Mixing: Tommy Seebach) (Executive Producer: Per Sørensen) (Recorded in the Autumn 1975 at Soundtrack Studio, Copenhagen) als Last Date (LP: Wheels) [EMI 6C 058-38122]

(#1 C&W-hit voor Emmylou Harris

(Floyd Cramer – Conway Twitty)
(Produced And Arranged By Brian Ahern)
{Classic Non-Hot 100 Song in Joel Whitburn’s Top Pop Singles 1955-2010} als (Lost His Love) on Our Last Date (℗ 1982) op 22 januari 1983 [Warner Bros. Records 7-29898] (45 rpm)

1978: The Statler Brothers – Do You Know You Are My Sunshine [Mercury 55022] (2 weken 1)

(vandaag 41 jaar geleden)
(Don Reid Harold Reid)
(Produced By Jerry Kennedy)
(String arrangement by D. Bergen White)
{Classic Non-Hot 100 Song in Joel Whitburn’s Top Pop Singles 1955-2010}

(B-kant van You’re the First)

1989: Rodney Crowell – After All This Time [Columbia 38-68585] (1 week 1)

(vandaag 30 jaar geleden)
(Rodney Crowell)
(Produced by Tony Brown & Rodney Crowell)
(Published ℗ 1988)
{Classic Non-Hot 100 Song in Joel Whitburn’s Top Pop Singles 1955-2010}

(#71 pop-hit voor Merry Clayton (Produced by Lou Adler) in 1972 [Ode Records, Inc ODE-66018] (45 rpm)

(1988: Rodney Crowell (Produced By Tony Brown & Rodney Crowell) (Recorded & Mixed By: Steve Marcantonio) (Additional Recording: Donivan Cowart) (Production Assistance: Larry Willoughby) (Personal Assistance: Martha Wood & Renée Bell) (LP: Diamonds & Dirt) [Columbia FC 44076]

1995: Ty Herndon – What Mattered Most [Epic Nashville 34-77843] (1 week 1)

(vandaag 24 jaar geleden)
(Words and Music by Gary Burr and Vince Melamed)
(Produced by Doug Johnson)

(#90 hit in de Hot 100 op 27 mei 1995)

2006: Jason Aldean – Why (1 week 1)
Why - Jason Aldean

(vandaag 13 jaar geleden)
(Words and Music by John Rich, Vicky McGehee and Rodney Clawson)

(#43 hit in de Hot 100 op 27 mei 2006)

Billboard Rhythm & Blues chart:

1950: Joe Liggins and His “Honeydrippers” – Pink Champagne [Specialty SP 355] (13 weken 1)
Pink Champagne - Joe Liggins

(vandaag 69 jaar geleden)
(Words and Music by Joe Liggins)
{Classic Non-Hot 100 Song in Joel Whitburn’s Top Pop Singles 1955-2010}

(1950: Bill Darnel (Vocal with Orchestra) [Coral 60287] (78 rpm)

(1954: Rusty Bryant and The Carolyn Club Band [Dot 15164] (78 rpm)

(1959: Don and Dewey (LP: “They’re Rockin’ ‘Til Midnight, Rollin’ ‘Till Dawn!”) [Specialty SPS-2131] (Released in 1970)

(#137 album-hit voor Georgie Fame in 1965 (LP: Yeh Yeh) [Imperial LP 12282]

1978: The O’Jays – Use Ta Be My Girl [Phiadelphia International Records ZS8 3642] (5 weken 1)
Use Ta Be My Girl - The O’ Jays
(vandaag 41 jaar geleden)
(Words and Music by Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff)
(Arranged by Jack Faith)
(Recorded at Sigma Sound Studios, Pa.)
(Mastered at Frankford Wayne Recording Labs, Phila., Pa. TSOP “The Sound Of Philadelphia” T.M.)
(Produced by Kenneth Gamble and Leon Huff)

(#4 hit in de Hot 100 op 8 juli 1978)

(#94 R&B-hit voor MFSB (Arranged by John L. Usry, Jr.) (Produced by John L. Usry, Jr. and Joseph B. Jefferson) in 1978 als Use ta Be My Guy [Phildalephia International Records ZS8 3650] (45 rpm)

1989: Atlantic Starr – My First Love (7” Edit) [Warner Bros. Records 7-27525] (1 week 1)
My First Love - Atlantic Starr

(vandaag 30 jaar geleden)
(David Lewis Wayne Lewis)
(Produced And Aranged By David Lewis And Wayne Lewis)
(Associate Producer: Jonathan Lewis)
{Classic Non-Hot 100 Song in Joel Whitburn’s Top Pop Singles 1955-2010}

2000: Carl Thomas – I Wish [Bad Boy 78612 79321-1] (6 weken 1)
I Wish - Carl Thomas

(vandaag 19 jaar geleden)
(Michael Flowers Carl Thomas)
(Produced by Mike City [ = Michael Flowers]
(Co-Produced by Carl Thomas)
(Executive Producer: Sean “Puffy” Combs)
(Associate Executive Producer: Harve “Joe Booker” Pierre)
(Published ℗ 1999)
(12-inch 33 ⅓ rpm)

(#20 hit in de Hot 100 op 13 mei 2000)


This US list was compiled by data from the books titled Joel Whitburn’s “Pop Memories 1890-1954”, “Top Pop Singles 1955-2010”, “Top Adult Songs 1961-2006”, “Hot Country Songs 1944-2010”, “Hot R&B Songs 1942-2010” and Billboard Magazine (©2019)


[République française]

1967: Procol Harum – A Whiter Shade Of Pale [Deram ‎17.000] (Totaal: 11 weken 1)

(vandaag 52 jaar geleden)
(Keith Reid · Gary Brooker)
(Prod. Denny Cordell)
(terug op #1: 17-06-1967, 24-06-1967, 01-07-1967, 08-07-1967, 15-07-1967, 22-07-1967, 29-07-1967, 05-08-1967, 05-08-1967, 12-08-1967 (9 weken)
{Classic Song op radiostation Cruisin’ 1430 AM in Denver, Colorado} {Classic Song op radiostation Extra AM 1332 kHz, Amsterdam, The Netherlands} {Classic Song op radiostation 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 Scandinavië, de Baltische staten en Noord-Duitsland} {Classic Song op internetstation Radio Mi Amigo 192 (Live vanaf de Spaanse Costa), Alfaz del Pi, Costa Blanca, España}

(#5 hit in de US Hot 100 op 29 juli 1967)

(De melodie van A Whiter Shade of Pale is ontleend aan Air on the G String, uit de okestsuite N°3 in D groot BWM 1068

van Johann Sebastian Bach uit 1717)

(#47 album-hit in Amerika voor Procol Harum ‎(Produced by Denny Cordell) (Gary Brooker: voice and piano) (Matthew Fisher: Hammond organ)  (Robin Trower: lead guitar) (David Knights: bass guitar) (B.J. Wilson: percussion) in 1967 (LP: Procol Harum) [Deram ‎DES-18008]

(#135 album-hit in Amerika voor Noel Harrison (Arranged And Conducted By Don Peake) (Produced By Jimmy Bowen) in 1967 ‎(LP: Collage) [Reprise RS 6263]

(#168 album-hit in Amerika voor King Curtis & The Kingpins (Horn & strings arrangements: Arif Mardin & Ralph Burns) (Recording Engineers: Chips Moman & Darryl Carter) (Produced by Tom Dowd & Tommy Cogbill) (Supervision: Jerry Wexler) in 1967 (LP: King Size Soul) [Atco Records ‎SD 33-231]

(1967: Eduardo Araújo (Adapt.: Chil Deberto) als A minha vez de negar (LP: O Bom – Vol. II) [Odeon MOFB 3.509] (Portugese versie)

(1967: The Box Tops (Produced By Dan Penn) (LP: The Letter/Neon Rainbow) [Bell Records BELL 6011]

(1967: Buddy Caine (Adapt.: Michael Kunze – Ralph Siegel) (Deutsche Original-Aufnahme) als Tränen im Gesicht (A Whiter Shade Of Pale) [Philips 346 063 PF] (45 rpm) (Duitse versie)

(1967: Jean Carlo (Adapt.: Geraldo Figueiredo) als Esse amor que eu não queria (LP: Preciso olhar pra você) [Copacabana CPL 11524] (Portugese versie)

(1967: César et les Romains (Production: George Lagios) als Le jour du dernier jour [Citation CN-9023] (Franse versie)

(1967: I Dik Dik

(Keith Reid Gary Brooker / Adapt.: Mogol [= Giulio Rapetti]
(Realizzazione a cura di Mogol) als Senza luce (A Whiter Shade of Pale) [Ricordi SRL 10-464] (45 rpm) (Italiaanse versie)

(1967: The Everly Brothers (Produced By Dick Glaser) (Arranged by Al Caps, Gene Page and Billy Strange) (Engineers: Eddie Brackett and Walley Heider) (LP: The Everly Brothers Sing) [Warner Bros. WS 1708]

(1967: Márcio Greyck

(Keith Reid Gary Brooker / Adapt.: Carlos Wallace) als Como um dia a nascer (A Whiter Shade Of Pale) (LP: Márcio Greyck) [Polydor LPNG 44.011] (Portugese versie)

(1967: Noel Harrison ‎(Arranged And Conducted By Don Peake) (Produced By Jimmy Bowen) (LP: Collage) [Reprise RS 6263]

(1967: Fausto Leali e i Novelty (Adapt.: Mogol [= Giulio Rapetti] als Senza luce (A whiter shade of pale) [Rifi RFN 16225] (45 rpm) (Italiaanse versie)

(1967: Nicoletta

(Adapt.: Georges AberKeith Reid Gary Brooker)
 (Orchestre sous la direction de Jean Bouchéty) als Les orgues d’antan (A whiter shade of pale) [Riviera 231 291] (45 rpm) (Franse versie)

(1967: 101 Strings (Recorded Under Direction of: David Leonard Miller) (All Scores In The Album Arranged By Monty Kelly) (LP: Sounds of Today) [Alshire ST-5078]

(1967: Los Pop Tops (Adapt.: esp. Francisco Carreras) als Con su blanca palidez (A whiter shade of pale) [45-Sono Play SN-20.037] (Spaanse versie)

(1967: Los Stop (Adapt.: Francisco Carreras) als Con su blanca palidez (A whiter shade of pale) (EP: Con su blanca palidez) [Belter 51.835] (45 rpm) (4-track EP) (Spaanse versie)

(1967: The Telstars (Adapt.: Lars Tennander) als Då är hon åter lika blek (A whiter shade of pale) [Cupol CS 45/199] (45 rpm) (Zweedse versie)

(1967: Agnaldo Timóteo (Adapt.: versão de Geraldo Figueiredo) als Esse amor que eu não queria (A Whiter Shade Of Pale) (LP: Sucesso é o Astro) [Odeon MOFB 3505] (Portugese versie)

(1967: Topmost (Adapt.: Jyrki Lindström) als Merisairaat kasvot (A whiter shade of pale) [Columbia MY 139] (45 rpm) (Finse versie)

(1967: Wess and The Airedales (Adapt.: Mogol [= Giulio Rapetti] (Arr. Marcello Minerbi) als Senza luce (A Whiter Shade of Pale) [Durium CN A 9249] (45 rpm) (Italiaanse versie)

(#5 album-hit in Amerika voor Johnny Rivers als Whiter Shade of Pale in 1968 (LP: Realization) [Imperial ‎LP-12372]

(#90 album-hit in Amerika voor Hugh Masekela (Producer: Stewart Levine) (Engineer: “The Doctor”) (Al Abreu – Sax) (Cecil Barnard – Piano) (Chuck Carter – Drums) (Henry Franklin – Bass) (℗ 1967) in 1968 (LP: Hugh Masekela Is Alive and Well at the Whiskey) [Uni Records UNI 73015]

(#117 album-hit in Amerika voor Raymond Lefevre And His Orchestra

(Keith ReidGary Brooker) in 1968 (LP: Soul Coaxing (Ame caline) [4 Corners Of The World ‎FCS-4244]

(1968: Los Impala (Adapt.: Francisco Carreras) als Con su blanca palidez “A whiter shade of pale” (LP: Los Impala) [Marfer M. 30.056] (Spaanse versie)

(1968: Living Guitars (Produced by Ethel Gabriel) (Recorded in RCA Victor’s Studio B, New York City) (Recording Engineer: Bob Simpson) (LP: San Franciscan Nights) [RCA Camden CAS 2192]

(1968: Ohta-San (Arranged and conducted by Seiji Hiraoka) (Producer: Don McDiarmid, Jr.) (Engineer: Donn Tyler) (Recorded in Hawaii at Commercial Recording Studios, Honolulu, Hawaii) (LP: Ohta-San’s New Thing) [Surfside SFS 103]

(#54 album-hit in Amerika voor The Dells (Arranged by: Charles Stepney) (Produced by: Bobby Miller) (Engineer: Stu Black) (Recorded at Ter-Mar Studios, June 1969) (LP: Love Is Blue) [Cadet LPS-829]

(1969: Sil Austin (Produced by Shelby S. Singleton, Jr.) (LP: Honey Sax) [SSS International ‎SSS # 4]

(1970: R.B. Greaves (Produced by Ahmet Ertegun) (Recorded at Muscle Shoals Sound Studios, Muscle Shoals, Alabama) [Atco Records 45-6789] (45 rpm)

(1972: The Don Reeve Sound (Produced By Anton Kwiatkowski) (Hammond A-100 Series organ: Don Reeve) (Bass: Ron Seabrook) (Drums: Bill Wayne) (Arrangements: Don Reeve) (LP: Mighty Hammond) [Music for Pleasure MFP 50013] (EMI)

(#109 album-hit in Amerika Herbie Mann in 1974 (LP: London Underground) [Atlantic SD 1648]

(1974: James Last

(Keith ReidGary Brooker)
(Produktion und Arrangement: James Last)
(Ton-Ingenieur: Peter Klemt) (LP: Violins in Love) [Polydor 2371 520]

(1977: Richard Niles (Arranged by Richard Niles) (LP: Twelve Great International Hits) [Standard Music Library ESL 140]

(#42 hit in Groot-Brittannië voor Munich Machine Introducing Chris Bennett (Produced by Giorgio Moroder & Pete Bellotte) in 1978 [Oasis OASIS 5] (45 rpm)

(#76 album-hit in Amerika voor Joe Cocker in 1978 (LP: Luxury You Can Afford) [Asylum 6E 145]

(#199 album-hit in Amerika voor Munich Machine Introducing Chris Bennett in 1978 (LP: A Whiter Shade of Pale) [Casablanca NBLP 7090]

(1978: Hubble Bubble (Alan Von Bür: Guitar & Vocals) (Roger Junior: Drums & Vocals) (Dee Massart: Bass & Backing Vocals) (Produced by Alfie Falckenbach) (Recorded at the Strawberry Recorders Studios, Brussels) (Engineer: Charles Fonderson) (LP: Hubble Bubble) [Sinus Music 120.330.036]

(1978: Fausto Papetti

(Keith ReidGary Brooker)
(Arrangiamenti: Giancarlo SorioReddy Bobbio) als Senza luce (A Whiter Shade Of Pale) (LP: 26ª Raccolta) [Durium ms AI 77397]

(#185 album-hit in Amerika voor The London Symphony Orchestra

Gary Brooker Keith Reid) in 1979 (LP: Classic Rock – Volume One) [RSO ‎RS-1-3043]

(1979: Stefan Rüden (Adapt.: Monica Forsberg) als Om jag möter dej igen (A Whiter Shade of Pale) (LP: Annie’s Song) [Mariann Records MLPH 1237] (Zweedse versie)

(1980: Orchester Bruno Bertone (LP: Melodien zum träumen) [Delta DA 2026]

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

(#17 album-hit in Amerika voor Procol Harum in 1983 op de various artists Music from the Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (LP: The Big Chill) [Motown 6062 ML]

(#29 hit in Nederland voor O’Chi Brown

(Keith ReidGary Brooker)
(Arranged and produced by: Jeff Dewhurst) in 1984 ‎[Sky ‎4116 SS] (45 rpm)

(#42 album-hit in Amerika voor Hagar, Schon, Aaronson, Shrieve in 1984 (LP: Through the Fire) [Geffen Records GHS 4023]

(1985: O’Chi Brown ‎(LP: Love for You) [Sky ‎TLP 19079]

(1986: Tapani Kansa (Adapt.: Jyrki Lindström) als Merisairaat kasvot (LP: Kaunis nainen) [Scandia SLP 715] (Finse versie)

(#180 album-hit in Amerika voor David Lanz in 1988 ‎(LP: Cristofori’s Dream) [Narada Lotus ‎N-61021]

(1988: Richard Clayderman (Produced By Paul de Senneville & Olivier Toussaint) (Arranged By Gérard Salesses & Olivier Toussaint) (CD: A Little Night Music – 12 Classic Love Songs) [Decca Delphine ‎828 125-2]

(1988: Bruna Giraldi (Adapt.: Michaële [= Jacqueline Misrahi) (Arrangements et réalisation Thierry Durbet) als Soleil de minuit [Vogue 102 272] (45 rpm) (Franse versie)

(1988: Ovelha (Adapt.: Juvenal de Oliveira) als Quando o amor se transforma em saudade (A Whiter Shade of Pale) (LP: Coisas do Coração) [Copacabana 12.947] (Portugese versie)

(#154 album-hit in Amerika voor Doro in 1989 ‎(LP: Force Majeure) [Mercury ‎422 838 016-1]

(1989: Amiga Studio Orchester (Arrangements: Horst Geipel) (Studio-Orchester) (Leitung: Horst Geipel) (Aufnahmen: VEB Deutsche Schallplatten) (Musik- und Tonregie: Siegbert Schneider) (Produktion: Karl-Heinz Ocasek (1988) als Woman in Love / Whiter Shade of Pale (CD: Je t’aime – Traummelodien 2) [Amiga 8 56 337]

(1989: Justin Hayward with Mike Batt and the London Philharmonic Orchestra ‎(LP: Classic Blue) [Trax Music MODEM 1040]

(1992: Carlotto & Cucciolo (Adapt.: Mogol [= Giulio Rapetti] als Senza luce (LP: Lavori in corso – Dik-Dik dal ’60 al ’92) [Bebas Records SLP 314] (Italiaanse versie)

(1993: Louis van Dijk & The London Studio Orchestra (Grand Piano: Louis van Dijk) (Concept and compilation: Rein Gerlofs) (Bass: Harry Emmery) (Drums: Frits Landesbergen) (The London Studio Orchestra conducted by Dick Bakker) (Trio-arrangements: Louis van Dijk) (Orchestral-arrangements: Henk Huizinga) (Recorded at Topesa Studio, Blariacum and C.T.S. Studio London) (Engineer: Dick Lewzey and Dick Bakker) (CD: Only Love) [Roman Disc ‎280771]

(#11 album-hit in Amerika voor Annie Lennox ‎(Produced by Stephen Lipson) (Engineered by Heff Moraes) in 1995 (CD: Medusa) [Arista ‎74321-25717-2]

(#16 hit in Groot-Brittannië voor Annie Lennox

(Keith ReidGary Brooker)
(Produced By Stephen Lipson)
(Engineered By Heff Moraes) in 1995 [RCA ‎74321284822] (CD-single) (4-tracks)

(1997: Kaare Norge (CD: Morning Has Broken) [CMC Records 8230692] (EMI)

(1998: Al Bano Carrisi (Adapt.: Mogol [= Giulio Rapetti] als Senza luce (CD: Il nuovo concerto) [WEA ‎3984-25464-2] (Italiaanse versie)

(#17 album-hit in Amerika voor Sarah Brightman

(Words and Music by Gary Brooker and Keith Reid)
(Produced by Frank Peterson) in 2000 (CD: La luna) [Angel 7243 5 56968 2 3]

(2004: Jerry Calà (Adapt.: Mogol [= Giulio Rapetti] als Senza luce (CD: Gran Calà – Anni ’60) [Azzurra Music TBP 11194] (Italiaanse versie)

(2009: Paul Potts (Adapt.: Mogol [= Giulio Rapetti] als Senza luce (A Whiter Shade Of Pale) (CD: Passione) [Syco Music 88697531182] (Italiaanse versie)

1971: Johnny Hallyday – Oh ! Ma jolie Sarah “Gentle Sarah” [Philips 6118 001] (5 weken 1)

(vandaag 48 jaar geleden)
(Paroles Anglaises & Françaises: Tommy Brown & Philippe Labro / Musique: Tommy BrownMicky Jones) [uncredited]
(Arrangements: Micky JonesTommy Brown et Zack Laurence)

(Het origineel is van Thomas F. Browne

(Tommy BrownMichael Jones)
(Produced by Thomas F. Browne, Michael Jones and Lee Halliday) als Gentle Sarah in 1971 (LP: Wednesday’s Child) [Vertigo 6325 250]

(1971: Caravelli ‎(Direction artistique: Philippe Boulet) (LP: Oh ! Ma Jolie Sarah) [CBS ‎S 7-64530]

(1971: Le grand orchestre de Paul Mauriat

(Micky Jones & Tommy Brown / Philippe Labro)
(Ingénieur du son: Dominique Poncet)
(Assistant: Henri Lousteau)
(Réalisation Artistique: André Borly)
(Enregistrés au Studio des Dames – Paris) als Oh ! Ma jolie Sarah (LP: Mamy Blue) [Philips 6332 016]

(2018: Sylvie

(Micky Jones Philippe Labro Tommy Brown) als Oh! Ma jolie Sarah (CD: Avec toi…) [Columbia 19075900382]


1950: Guy Lombardo And His Royal Canadians – Hop-Scotch Polka (Scotch Hot) (2 weken 1)
(vandaag 69 jaar geleden)
(Tekst & Muziek: William Whitlock; Carl Sigman; Gene Rayburn)
(Vocal Chorus By Kenny Gardner And The Lombardo Trio)

(#11 hit in de US Pop Singles Charts op 29 oktober 1949)

ex aequo:

1950: Art Mooney and his Orchestra – Hop-Scotch Polka (Scotch Hot) (2 weken 1)
(vandaag 69 jaar geleden)
(Tekst & Muziek: William Whitlock; Carl Sigman; Gene Rayburn)
(Vocal by The Art Mooney Choir)

(#16 hit in de US Pop Singles Charts op 17 september 1949)

1967: Petula Clark – This Is My Song (6 weken 1)
(vandaag 52 jaar geleden)
(Charles Chaplin)
(Produced by Sonny Burke)
(Arranged & Conducted by Ernie Freeman)

(#3 hit in de US Hot 100 op 15 april 1967)

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

(#2 hit in Engeland voor Harry Secombe (with orchestra and chorus directed by Wally Scott) in 1967 [Decca BF 1539] (45 rpm)

1974: Suzi Quatro – Devil Gate Drive (3 weken 1)
(vandaag 45 jaar geleden)
(Nicky Chinn; Mike Chapman)
(Produced By Nicky Chinn And Mike Chapman)


1984: Lionel Richie – Hello (1 week 1)
(vandaag 35 jaar geleden)
(Lionel Richie)
(Produced by: Lionel Richie & James Anthony Carmichael)
(Rhythm Arrangement by Lionel Richie & James Anthony Carmichael)
(String Arrangement by: James Anthony Carmichael)
(Vocal Arrangement by: Lionel Richie)
(Published ℗ 1983)

(#1 hit in de US Hot 100 op 12 mei 1984)

(#120 album-hit in Amerika voor Paul Anka (Produced by Alex Christensen) (Executive Producer: Paul Anka) (Engineered and mixed by Al Schmitt) (Arranged by Randy Kerber) {Timeless Classic Song op radiostation KIXI (880 AM) Mercer Island-Seattle, Washington} in 2005 (CD: Rock Swings) [Verve ‎B0004751-02]

(#73 hit in Amerika voor David Cook in 2008)

(#35 hit in Amerika voor Glee Cast in 2010)

1990: Madonna – Vogue (4 weken 1)
(vandaag 29 jaar geleden)
(Madonna [ = Madonna Louise Ciccone]; Shep Pettibone)
(Produced by Madonna And Shep Pettibone)
(Executive Producer: Craig Kostich)

(#1 hit in de US Hot 100 op 19 mei 1990)

2001: Craig David – Walking Away (2 weken 1)
(vandaag 17 jaar geleden)
(Craig David; Mark Hill)
(Mixed by Steve Fitzmaurice At Metropolis Studios)
(Produced By Mark Hill)

(#44 hit in de US Hot 100 op 13 juli 2001)


France charts sourced from www.infodisc.fr and SNEP. Australia and New Zealand charts sourced from Wikipedia


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