1 januari

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

De nummer 1-hits van 1 januari

Best Selling Singles/Billboard Hot 100

1938: Fred Astaire with Ray Noble And His Orchestra – Nice Work If You Can Get It [Brunswick 7983] (1 week 1)
Nice Work If You Can Get It - Fred Astaire
(vandaag 79 jaar geleden)
(Tekst: Ira Gershwin /Muziek: George Gershwin)
(Vocal and Tap Dancing by Fred Astaire)

(1937: Betty Rome, Jan Duggan, Marry Dean, Fred Astaire, Pearl Amatore in de film A Damsel in Distress met in de hoofdrollen Fred Astaire, George Burns & Gracie Allen, draait vanaf 19 november 1937 in de Amerikaanse bioscopen)

(#8 hit voor Shep Fields and His Rippling Rhythm Orch.; B-kant van Foggy Day in London in 1937 [78-Bluebird B-7195]

(#20 hit voor Teddy Wilson And His Orchestra (Teddy Wilson-Buck Clayton-Vido Musso-Swing Roo-Prince Robinson-Alan Reuss-Walter Page) (Vocal Chorus Billie Holiday) in 1937 [Brunswick 8015] (78 rpm)

(1937: Andrews Sisters (Frank Froeba, piano; Bobby Hackett, 1st trumpet; Vic Schoen, 2nd trumpet; Dave Barbour, guitar; Al Philburn, trombone; Haig Stephens, bass; Stan King; drums) (Vocal with Orchestral Accompaniment) [Decca 1562] (78 rpm)

(1937: Bob Crosby And His Orchestra; B-kant van A Foggy Day [78-Decca 1539]

(1937: Tommy Dorsey & his Clambake Seven (Vocal refrain by Edythe Wright); B-kant van You’re a Sweetheart [Victor 25695] (78 rpm)

(#10 hit voor Maxine Sullivan (Orchestra under Direction of Claude Thornhill) (Vocal by Maxine Sullivan) in 1938 [Vocalion 3848] (78 rpm)

(#12 hit voor Andrews Sisters (Vocal with Orchestra Accompaniment) in 1938 [Decca 1562] (78 rpm)

(#4 album-hit voor Billy Butterfield His Trumpet and His Orchestra in 1945 (LP: Gershwin) [Capitol BD 10] (78 rpm Box Set)

(1947: The Bud Powell Trio [Royal Roost 521] (78 rpm)

(1950: Sarah Vaughan with George Treadwell and his All Stars (10” LP: Sarah Vaughan) [Columbia CL 6133]

(#1 album-hit voor Benny Goodman And His Orchestra in 1952 (LP: 1937/38 Jazz Concert No. 2) [Columbia Masterworks SL-180]

(#15 album-hit voor Paul Weston and his Orchestra (Featuring Piano solo by Paul Smith) in 1955 (LP: Mood for Love 12) [Columbia CL 693]

(1955: Ella Fitzgerald (With Ellis Larkins at the piano) {Nostalgia Classic Song op radiostation KEZW Studio 1430 AM Denver, Colorado} (LP: Ella Songs in a Mellow Mood) [Decca DL 8069]

(1955: The Hi-Lo’s (with orchestra conducted by Frank Comstock) (10” LP: The Hi-Lo’s, I Presume) [Starlite ST 6005]

(1955: John Mehegan (John Mehegan, piano – with Kenny Clarke – drums) (Recording Engineer – Rudy Van Gelder) (Recording Supervisor – Ozzie Cadena) als Nice Work (LP: “Reflections”) [Savoy Records MG-12028]

(1955: Lennie Niehaus (LP: Lennie Niehaus Vol. 3, The Octet No. 2) [Contemporary Records C 3503]

(1955: Line Renaud als Laisse-moi (Ochestre direction: Pierre Guillermin) op de EP Tweedle Dee [Pathé 45 EG 160 M] (45 rpm) of [Pathé 45 G 1127] (45 rpm)

(1955: Dinah Shore (With Harry Zimmerman and his Orch.) (LP: Holding Hands at Midnight) [RCA Victor LPM 1154]

(1955: Sarah Vaughan (LP: Sarah Vaughan in Hi-Fi) [Columbia CL 745]

(1956: Max Bennett (Max Bennett – bass) (Carl Fontana – trombone) (Mel Lewis – drums) (Dave McKenna – piano) (Charlie Mariano – alto sax) (Jack Nimitz – baritone sax) (Nick Travis – trumpet) (Engineer: Frank Abbey) (Recorded: December 14, 1955 in New York City) (LP: Max Bennett Vol. II) [Bethlehem BCP-48]

(1956: Bing Crosby (LP: Bing Sings Whilst Bregman Swings) [Verve Records MG V-2020]

(1956: Lou Levy (LP: Solo Scene) [RCA Victor LPM 1267]

(1956: Teddy Wilson and his Piano (LP: Intimate Listening) [Verve Records MG V-2011]

(1957: Mel Tormé (Acc. by The Marty Paich Dek-Tette) {Nostalgia Classic Song op radiostation KEZW Studio 1430 AM Denver, Colorado} (LP: Mel Tormé Sings Fred Astaire) [Bethlehem BCP-6013]

(#2 album-hit voor Frank Sinatra (Orchestra arranged and conducted by Nelson Riddle) in 1957 {Classic Non-Hot 100 Song in Joel Whitburn’s Top Pop Singles 1955-2010} (LP: A Swingin’ Affair!) [Capitol W-803]

(#11 album-hit voor Ray Anthony in 1957 (LP: Young Ideas) [Capitol ST-866]

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

(1957: Chris Connor op de EP Chris Connor Sings the George Gershwin Almanac of Song [Atlantic EP 595] (45 rpm)

(1957: Jo Stafford with the Art Van Damme Quintet (LP: Once Over Lightly) [Columbia CL 968]

(1957: Jo Stafford with the Art Van Damme Quintet op de EP Once Over Lightly [Columbia B-9681]

(1957: Monica Lewis (Orchestra conducted by Frank DeVol) (LP: Sing It to the Marines) [Verve Records MG V-2071]

(1957: Carmen McRae (LP: After Glow) [Decca DL 8583]

(1958: Vic Dickenson (LP: The Vic Dickenson Showcase, Volume 2) [Vanguard VRS-8521]

(1958: The Embassy Ballroom Players (directed by Eddie Macauley) op de EP Dancing Time [Embassy WEP 1015] (45 rpm)

(1958: Johnny Hodges And His Strings (LP: Johnny Hodges and His Strings Play the Prettiest Gershwin) [Verve Records MG V-8314]

(1958: Billie Holiday op de Ella Fitzgerald & Billie Holiday (LP: At Newport) [Verve Records ‎MG V-8234]

(1958: Patti Page (Orchestra conducted by Pete Rugolo) (LP: The West Side) [EmArcy/Mercury Records MG-36136]

(1958: Sonny Stitt Quartet (LP: Stitt’s Bits) [Prestige Records PRLP 7133]

(1959: Doris Day with Frank De Vol and his Orchestra (LP: Hooray for Hollywood – Vol. II) [Columbia CS 8067]

(1960: Stuff Smith (LP: Cat on a Hot Fiddle) [Verve Records MG V-8339]

(1960: Charlie Byrd Trio (LP: The Guitar Artistry of Charlie Byrd) [Riverside RLP 9451]

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

(1961: Bobby Rydell (LP: Bobby Rydell . . . . . . Salutes the “Great Ones”) [Cameo SC 1010]

(1962: Henry “Red” Allen (LP: Mr. Allen) [Swingville SV 2034]

(1963: The André Previn Trio with Red Mitchell And Frankie Capp (LP: The Light Fantastic: A Tribute to Fred Astaire) [Columbia CL 1888]

(1963: Dick Van Dyke with The Ray Charles Singers & Enoch Light and His Orchestra (LP: Songs I Like) [Command Records RS 860-S.D.]

(#111 album-hit voor Ella Fitzgerald in 1964 (Arranged and Conducted by Nelson Riddle) (LP: Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Irving Berlin Song Books) [Verve V-4029-5] {Recorded March 26, 1959}

(#30 album-hit voor Frank Sinatra in 1965 (LP: My Kind of Broadway) [Reprise FS 1015]

(1976: Dick Haymes (LP: For Me, for You, for Evermore) [Audiophile AP-130]

(#170 album-hit voor Dave Grusin in 1991 (CD: The Gershwin Connection) [GRP 2005 2]

(1992: Harry Groener in de Broadway-musical theaterproductie: Crazy for You)

(#128 album-hit voor Tony Bennett in 1993 (CD: Steppin’ Out) [Columbia CK 57424]

(#192 album-hit voor Sting in 1994 (CD: Jonathan Shalit Presents the Glory of Gershwin featuring Larry Adler) [Mercury 314 526 091-2]

(1995: in de film Forget Paris)

(1996: Michael Feinstein {Nostalgia Classic Song op radiostation KEZW Studio 1430 AM Denver, Colorado} (LP: Nice Work If You Can Get It: Songs by the Gershwins) [Atlantic ‎82833-2]

(1997: Robert Long als Leuk werk, als je geluk hebt (CD: Uit liefde en respect voor Gershwin) [EMI 7243 8 59199 2 3]

(1998: Barbro Svensson (Ulf Johansson Were: piano, trombon) (Andreas Pettersson: gitarr) (Tommy Johnso: bas) (Jan Allan: trumpet) (Lennart “Jonken” Jonsson: tenorsaxofon) (Mats Engström: trummor) (CD: Who’s Sorry Now?) [Gazell GAFCD-1073]

1955: Joan Weber – Let Me Go Lover [Columbia 4-40366] (4 weken 1)
Let Me Go Lover - Joan Weber

(vandaag 62 jaar geleden)
(Special Lyrics by Al Hill /Words and Music by Jenny Lou Carson)
(Orch. under dir. of Jimmy Caroll)
(From the “Studio One” TV Productions)

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

(Het origineel is van Wade Ray als Let Me Go Devil uit 1953 [RCA Victor 47-5440] (45 rpm)

(1953: Johnny Bond (Vocal with String Band Acc.) als Let Me Go Devil [Columbia 4-21166] (45 rpm)

(1953: Tex Ritter (Vocal with Instrumental Accompaniment) als Let Me Go Devil [Capitol 2594] (78 rpm)

(1953: Georgie Shaw als Let Me Go Devil (Vocal with Chorus and Orchestra Directed by Jimmy Leyden) [Decca 9-29374] (45 rpm)

(#26 hit voor Peggy Lee (Vocal With Chorus And Orchestra Conducted by Victor Young) in 1954 [Decca 9-29373] (45 rpm)

(#8 hit voor Patti Page With Jack Rael And His Orchestra (Vocal by Patti Page) in 1954 [Mercury 70511-X45] (45 rpm)

(1954: Jimmy Wakely (Singing With Chorus And String Band) als Let Me Go, Lover! [Coral 9-61320] (45 rpm)

(#3 hit in Engeland voor Dean Martin with Orchestra and Chorus Conducted by Dick Stabile in 1955 [Capitol C.L. 14226] (78 rpm)

(#5 hit in Engeland voor Ruby Murray with Ray Martin and his Orchestra in 1955 [Columbia D.B. 3577] (78 rpm)

(#6 hit voor Teresa Brewer With The Lancers (Vocal with Chorus and Orchestra Direcyed by Jack Pleis) in 1955 [Coral 9-61315] (45 rpm)

(#17 hit voor Sunny Gale (with Orchestra conducted by Hugo Winterhalter) in 1955 [RCA Victor 47-5952] (45 rpm)

(#1 C&W-hit in voor Hank Snow The Singing Ranger and his Rainbow Ranch Boys {Classic Non-Hot 100 Song in Joel Whitburn’s Top Pop Singles 1955-2010} op 29 januari 1955 [RCA Victor 20-5960] (78 rpm)

(#10 album-hit voor Dean Martin (With Orchestra And Chorus Conducted By Dick Stabile) op de EP Let Me Go, Lover [Capitol EAP 1-9123] (45 rpm)

(1955: June Carter [Columbia 4-21343] (45 rpm)

(1955: The Counts [Dot 45-1235] (45 rpm)

(1955: Penny Nicholls with the Four-In-A-Chord and Novelty Accompaniment [Embassy WB. 123] (78 rpm)

(1958: Wanda Jackson (LP: Wanda Jackson) [Capitol Records T-1041]

(1959: Lydia and her Melody Strings; B-kant van Careless Hands [45-Imperial HI 1023]

(1959: The Valiants (Arranged and Conducted by Joe Sherman) [Joy 45-235] (45 rpm)

(1960: Connie Francis (Orchestra Conducted by Ray Ellis) (LP: Country and Western Golden Hits) [MGM SE 3795]

(#114 Bubbling Under-hit voor Carol Hughes with The Hugo Peretti Orchestra (A Hugo & Luigi Production) in 1960 [RCA Victor 47-7665] (45 rpm)

(1962: Ann-Margret (Orchestra and Chorus Conducted by Don Robertson) (LP: On the Way Up) [RCA Victor LPM 2453]

(#10 hit in Engeland voor Kathy Kirby (Music Director: Charles Blackwell; Production Peter Sullivan) in 1964 [Decca F.11832] (45 rpm)

(1964: Joan Baxter with Gerry Glenn & His Orchestra; B-kant van Anyone Who Had a Heart [Embassy WB 616] (45 rpm)

(#115 album-hit voor Lawrence Welk And His Orchestra (℗ 1964) in 1965 (LP: The Golden Millions) [Dot DPL 25611]

(1968: The Dalys (Accompaniment directed by Mike Vickers) [Fontana TF 907] (45 rpm)

(#75 C&W-hit in voor Karen Kelly (Produced By Larry Butler) in 1970 [Capitol PRO-5087] (45 rpm)

1966: Simon & Garfunkel – The Sounds Of Silence [Columbia 4-43396] (2 weken 1)
The Sounds Of Silence - Simon & Garfunkel

(vandaag 51 jaar geleden)
(Tekst & Muziek: Paul Simon)
(Produced by Tom Wilson)

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

(Het origineel is van Simon & Garfunkel {akoestische versie} uit 1964 (LP: Wednesday Morning, 3 AM) [Columbia CS 2249]

(1965: Boudewijn de Groot als Het geluid van stilte) (LP: Boudewijn de Groot) [Decca DU 170 011] (mono) [Decca NU 370 011] (stereo)

(1965: Paul McNeill (LP: Contemporary Folk) [Decca LK.4699]

(1965: Paul Simon (LP: The Paul Simon Songbook) [CBS SBPG 62579]

(#3 hit in Engeland voor The Bachelors in 1966 [Decca F.12351] (45 rpm)

(#21 album-hit voor Simon & Garfunkel in 1966 (LP: The Sounds of Silence) [Columbia CS 9269]

(#30 album-hit voor Simon & Garfunkel in 1966 (LP: Wednesday Morning, 3 A.M.: Exciting New Sounds in the Folk Tradition)  [Columbia CS 9269] {akoestische versie}

(#134 album-hit voor Jane Morgan (Arranged and Conducted by Frank Hunter) in 1966 (LP: Fresh Flavor – A New Approach to the Big Hits) Epic BN 26211]

(#56 album-hit voor Bud Shank Featuring Chet Baker (Arranged & Conducted by Bob Florence) in 1966 (LP: Michelle) [World Pacific WPS-21840]

(1966: Roland Alphonso (Arranged by Keith Scott); B-kant van Stranger for Durango [Merritone DSR-FED7-018] (45 rpm) {reggae versie}

(1966: Richard Anthony als La voix du silence (LP: La Terre Promise) [Columbia FPX 327] (EMI) {Franse versie}

(1966: Doug Ashdown (LP: The Real Thing) [CBS SBP 233317]

(1966: The Bachelors als La tua immagine [Ricordi International SIR 20-023] (45 rpm)

(1966: Marie Laforêt (Orchestre direction André Popp) als La voix du silence [Festival DN 703 S] (45 rpm) {Franse versie}

(1966: Mike Liddell & Gli Atomi als La tua immagine [arc AN 4077] (45 rpm) {Italiaanse versie}

(1968: Dino (Luis Enriquez e la sua orchestra) als La tua immagine [arc AN 4160] {Italiaanse versie}

(1966: Hugh Masekela ‎(Produced by: Tom Wilson) (Director of Engineering: Val Valentin) (Recording Engineer: Frank Abbey) (Remix Engineer: Dave Greene) (LP: Hugh Masekela’s Next Album) [MGM SE 4415]

(1966: Los Mustang (Otros discos de Los Mustang) als El ritmo del silencio op de EP: Submarino amarillo [La voz de su Amo EPL 14.296] {Spaanse versie}

(1967: Luisa Casali als La tua immagine [45-Fox HF 1015] {Italiaanse versie}

(1967: Enrico Cíacci (Instrumental) (LP: Chitarra Sessantasette [RCA Italiana S18]

(1967: Andre Kostelanetz and His Orchestra (Produced by Teo Macero) (LP: The Kostelanetz Sound of Today) [Columbia CS 9409]

(1967: Soul Vendors & The Gaylads (Produced & Arranged by C.S. Dodd) als Sound of Silence [1-Studio SOS1010] (45 rpm)

(#1 soundtrack-hit voor Simon & Garfunkel in 1968 (LP: Original Sound Track Recording: The Graduate) [Columbia Masterworks OS 3180]

(#22 album-hit voor Ray Conniff and The Singers in 1968 (LP: Honey) [Columbia CS 9661]

(#166 album-hit voor Lana Cantrell in 1968 (LP: Lana!) [RCA Victor LSP 4026]

(#168 album-hit voor Julius Wechter And The Baja Marimba Band in 1968 (Arranged By Julius Wechter) (Engineers: Henry Lewy–Larry Levine–Ray Gerhardt & Co.) (Produced By Herb Alpert & Jerry Moss) (LP: Fowl Play) [A&M Records SP-4136]

(#194 album-hit voor The Mystic Moods Orchestra als Medley: Sound of Silence/Scarborough Fair/Canticle in 1968 (LP: Emotions) [Philips PHS 600-301]

(1968: Chet Atkins (LP: Gold ‘68 Solid) [RCA Victor LSP 4061]

(1968: Don Costa (LP: Don Costa’s Instrumental Versions of Simon & Garfunkel) [Mercury SR-61177]

(1968: Dino (Luis Enriquez e la sua orchestra) als La tua immagine [arc AN 4160] {Italiaanse versie}

(1968: Carmen McRae (Arranged and Conducted by Shorty Rogers & Jimmy Jones) (LP: The Sound of Silence) [Atlantic SD 8200]

(1968: Gianni Morandi als La tua immagine) (LP Gianni 5) [RCA Italia PSL 10432] {Italiaanse versie}

(#61 album-hit voor Ferrante & Teicher (Produced by George Butler) (Ferrante & Teicher With Their Orchestra & Chorus) (Conducted by Nick Perito) (Musical Coordinator: Joe Malin) (Ferrante & Teicher Play Baldwin Pianos) (Recorded at: National Sound) (Engineer: Dan Kornfeld) in 1969 (LP: Midnight Cowboy) [United Artists UAS 6725]

(#114 album-hit voor Ed Ames in 1969 (LP: A Time for Living, A Time for Hope) [RCA LSP 4128]

(1969: Barney Kessel (LP: Feeling Free) [Contemporary S 7618]

(1969: Mercy (Produced by Brad Shapiro & Steve Alaimo) (Arranged by The Zoo) (Arrangements by Jack Sigler, Jr.) (Engineer: Ronnie Albert) als Sounds of Silence (LP: Love Can Make You Happy) [Warner Bros.- Seven Arts Records WS 1799]

(#53 album-hit in Engeland voor Edward Woodward (Arr. and Cond. by Zack Laurence) in 1970 (LP: This Man Alone) [DJM Records DJLPS-405]

(#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]

(1970: The Anita Kerr Singers (Conducted and arranged by Anita Kerr) (LP: Simon and Garfunkel Songbook) [Philips 6303 005]

(1970: Gershon Kingsley (LP: Gershon Kingsley’s First Moog Quartet) [Audio Fidelity AFSD 6234]

(1970: Andre Kostelanetz (LP: Greatest Hits of the 60’s) [Columbia CS 9973]

(#85 album-hit voor Henry Mancini And His Concert Orchestra als Portrait of Simon and Garfunkel: Scarborough Fair/Canticle/The Sounds of Silence/Mrs. Robinson/El Condor Pasa/Bridge Over Troubled Water in 1971 (LP: Mancini Concert) [RCA Victor LSP-4542]

(#100 hit voor Peaches & Herb (Arrgd. & Cond. by Tony Camillo) als The Sound of Silence in 1971 [Columbia 4-45386] (45 rpm)

(#134 album-hit voor Ferrante & Teicher in 1971 (LP: The Best of Ferrante & Teicher) [United Artists Records UXS 73]

(#196 album-hit voor Arthur Fiedler and the Boston Pops Orchestra (All arrangements are by Richard Hayman) in 1972 (LP: Arthur Fiedler and the Boston Pops Orchestra play the Music of Paul Simon) [Polydor PD 5018]

(1972: Stelvio Cipriani e la sua orchestra (LP: Antla) [Cam SAG 9043]

(1972: John Keating (LP: Space Experience) [Columbia Q4TWO 393] (EMI)

(#33 album-hit voor Paul Simon With Urubamba And The Jessy Dixon Singers in 1974 (LP: Paul Simon in Concert: Live Rhymin’) [Columbia PC 32855]

(#50 Easy Listening-hit voor Paul Simon (Produced by Paul Simon) als The Sound of Silence in 1974 [Columbia 4-46038] (45 rpm) {live versie}

(1974: Ami Aspelund als Hiljaisuuden äänet (LP: Ami) [Delta DELP 3] {Finse versie}

(1974: James Last (Produktion und Arrangement: James Last) (LP: Violins in Love) [Polydor 2371 520]

(1975: Adriano Pappalardo als Il suono del silenzio (LP: Mi basta cosí) [RCA Italiana TPL 1 1159] {Italiaanse versie}

(#84 album-hit voor Simon & Garfunkel in 1979 op de various artists Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (LP: More American Graffiti) [MCA Records MCA2-11006]

(1981: Gérard Lenorman (Réal et arrgts Guy Matteoni) als Chanson d’innocence [kébec-disc KD-9122] {Franse versie}

(#6 album-hit voor Simon & Garfunkel in 1982 (LP: The Concert in Central Park) [Warner Bros. Records 2BSK 3654] {Recorded live in Central Park, New York City, September 19, 1981}

(#116 album-hit voor Stanley Jordan (℗ 1986) in 1987 (LP: Standards Volume 1) [Blue Note BT-85130]

(1990: Fausto Papetti (LP: 48a Raccolta) [Fonit Cetra ‎LPX 262]

(#35 hit in Italië voor 2ue in 2007 als La tua immagine [Sony Music BMG EAN-13: 0886971601329] (CD-single) {Italiaanse versie}

(#125 album-hit voor Pat Metheny (42-String Guitar) (Produced By Pat Metheny) (Recorded February 2011 in New York City, NY) (Recorded By Pat Metheny, Pete Karam And David Oakes) (Mixed By Pete Karam) (Mastered By Ted Jensen At Sterling Sound, New York, NY) (Executive Producer: Robert Hurwitz) in 2011 (CD: What’s It All About) [Nonesuch NONESUCH 527912-2]

2005: Mario – Let Me Love You (9 weken 1)
Let Me Love You - Mario

(vandaag 12 jaar geleden)
(Composer: Scott Storch; Kameron Houff; Shaffer Smith /Lyricist: Scott Storch; Kameron Houff; Shaffer Smith)
(Produced by Scott Storch)
(Vocal Production: Nio [ = Shaffer Chimere Smith]
(Recorded by Kameron Houff & Conrad Golding at Soundvilla Studios, Miami Beach, FL)
(Mixed by Manny Marroquin at Larrabee North, North Hollywood, CA)
(Performer: Mario [=  Mario Dewar Barrett]
(Guitar: Mike Tyler)
(Executive Producers: Troy Patterson & Peter Edge)

Billboard: “Net geen N°1-hits”

1921: Al Jolson – Avalon [Columbia A2995] (2 weken 2)
Avalon - Al Jolson
(vandaag 96 jaar geleden)
(Al Jolson)
(Comedian)
(Orchestra Accompaniment)

(Het origineel, een aria als E lucevan le stelle uit de opera Tosca van Giacomo Puccini, werd voor het eerst opgevoerd op 14 januari 1900 in het Teatro Costanzi in Rome)

(Voor het eerst op de plaat gezet door Enrico Caruso als E lucevan le stelle in 1902 [Gramophone Concert Record G.C.-52349] (78 rpm)

(1908: John McCormack)

(1915: Eduardo Ferrari-Fontana)

(#11 hit voor Art Hickman’s Orchestra (introducing: “The Japanese Sandman” (Jolson and Rose–Whiting) in 1921 [Columbia A 3322] (78 rpm)

(1921: Edison Bell Dance Orchestra)

(1921: Paul Whiteman and His Ambassador Orchestra (For Dancing) als Avalon–Just Just Like a Gypsy–Medley [Victor 35701] (78 rpm)

(1935: Coleman Hawkins avec Michel Warlop & son Orchestre [78-His Master’s Voice K 7527]

(1937: Joe Daniels And His Hot Shots In “Drumnastics” [Decca 2184] (78 rpm)

(1937: Benny Goodman Quartet (Clarinet, Vibraharp, Piano and Drums) {Nostalgia Classic Song op radiostation KEZW Studio 1430 AM Denver, Colorado} [Victor 25644] (78 rpm)

(1939: Harry James And His Orchestra; B-kant van Ciribiribin (They’re So in Love) [78-Columbia 35316]

(1945: Don Byas All Star Quartet Featuring Johnny Quartet (Don Byas, tenor sax; Johnny Guarnieri, piano; Eddie Safranski, bass; T.C. Heard, drums) [Jamboree Records 905] (78 rpm)

(1946: Al Jolson (Vocal With Orchestra Directed by Morris Stoloff) [Decca 23714] (78 rpm) in de film The Jolson Story)

(#3 album-hit voor Vaughn Monroe in 1949 (LP: Silver Lining Songs)

(1949: in de film Look for the Silver Lining)

(#2 album-hit voor Benny Goodman in 1950 (LP: Carnegie Hall Jazz Concert)

(1950: Dave Brubeck Trio (LP: Brubeck Trio with Cal Tjader, Vol. 2)

(#1 soundtrack-hit voor Mario Lanza als E lucevan le stelle in 1951 in de film The Great Caruso)

(1951: The Dave Brubeck Trio (Dave Brubeck, Piano – Ron Crotty, Bass – Callen Tjader, Drums) [Fantasy 513] (78 rpm)

(1951: Ted Heath and His Orchestra (10” LP: Tempo for Dancers) [London LB.340]

(1951: Charlie Ventura and His Orchestra (Charlie Ventura, Tenor and Baritone Sax; Conte Candoli, Trumpet; Chick Keeney, Drums; James Wisner, Piano; Adolf Tesone, Bass. (Under the personal supervision of Norman Granz) [Mercury 8942] [C-253-6] (78 rpm)

(1952: Sidney Bechet (10” LP: The Fabulous Sidney Bechet) [Blue Note BLP 7020]

(1952: The Dave Brubeck Trio (10” LP: Dave Brubeck Trio) [Fantasy 3-4]

(1953: Erroll Garner (Erroll Garner at the Piano) (Wyatt Ruther, Bass) (“Fats” Heard, Drums) (LP: Erroll Garner) [Columbia CL 535]

(1953: Charlie Ventura (10” LP: Charlie Ventura Collates) [Clef Records MGC-117]

(#4 album hit voor Benny Goodman in 1956 (LP: The Benny Goodman Story)

(1956: Chet Atkins and His Guitar op de EP Pagan Love Song [45-RCA Victor EPA-588]

(1956: Sidney Bechet (Written by Buddy Gard De Sylva/Vincent Rose) (Sidney de Paris, trumpet) (Jimmy Archey, trombone) (Sidney Bechet, soprano saxophone) (Don Kirkpatrick, piano) (George “Pops” Foster, bass) (Manzie Johnson, drums) (Recorded November 5, 1951) ‎(LP: The Fabulous Sidney Bechet) [Blue Note ‎BLP 1207]

(1956: Bob Stewart with the Mat Mathews’ Quintet (LP: Let’s Talk About Love) [Dawn DLP 1103]

(1956: John Coltrane with Hank Mobly (LP: 2 Tenors)

(1957: Bing Crosby (LP: New Tricks…)

(1957: Gogi Grant (LP: The Helen Morgan Story) {medley}

(1958: The Four Preps (LP: The Things We Did Last Summer) [Capitol Records T-1090]

(1958: Peter Appleyard (LP: The Vibe Sound of Peter Appleyard)

(#25 soundtrack-hit voor Ann Blyth (gedubbed door Gogi Grant) in 1958 in de film Helen Morgan Story)

(1958: Sonny Stitt Quartet (LP: Stitt’s Bits) [Prestige Records PRLP 7133]

(#47 album-hit voor Dakota Staton (arrangements and orchestra conducted by Sid Feller) in 1959 (LP: Time to Swing) [Capitol T-1241]

(1959: Peter Appleyard (LP: The Vibe Sound of Peter Appleyard) [Fidelity AFLP-1901]

(1959: Pete Brown (LP: From the Heart) [Verve Records MG VS-8365]

(1959: Nat “King” Cole (LP: Welcome to the Club)

(1959: Rita Reys and Bengt Hallberg (LP: Two “Jazzy” People) [Fontana 6428 109]

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

(#3 album-hit voor Mitch Miller And The Gang als California, Here I Come/Avalon in 1961 (LP: TV Sing Along with Mitch) [Columbia CS 8428]

(#34 album-hit voor Dorothy Provine, The Chorus Girls, The Trio and Pinky and her Playboys als Medley Five: Poor Butterfly/Let’s Misbehave/Avalon in 1961 (LP: The Roaring 20’s) [Warner Bros. Records WS 1394]

(1961: The Dixie Rebels Starring “Big Jeb” Dooley & His Dixie Rebels (LP: The Dixie Rebels – Vol. 2) (℗ 1960) [Command RS-825 S.D.]

(1961: The Tyree Glenn’s Sextet (LP: Tyree Glenn at the London House in Chicago) [Roulette SR-25138]

(1961: Zoot Sims (LP: Down Home) [Bethlehem BCP 6051]

(#40 album-hit voor Al Jolson in 1962 (LP: The Best of Jolson) [Decca DXA 169]

(1962: Teddy Buckner And His Thad Jazz Band (LP: Midnight in Moscow) [GNP Crescendo 68]

(1964: Anita O’Day (Arranged and Conducted by Bill Holman) (LP: Incomparable!) [Verve Records V6/8572]

(1965: The New Earl Hines Trio (LP: Fatha) [Columbia CS 9120]

(1965: Sarah Vaughan (Arranged and Conducted by Frank Foster) (Produced by Quincy Jones) (LP: ¡Viva! Vaughan) [Mercury SR-60941]

(1968: Ove Lind – Lars Erstrand – Rolf Larsson – Egil Johansen (LP: Jazz på Stampen) [Gazell GMG-1213]

(1969: Kenny Ball and his Jazzmen (LP: King of the Swingers) [Fontana SFL 13169]

(1972: Eddie Condon, Wild Bill Davison, Ken Davern, Dick Wellstood, Gene Krupa (LP: Jazz at the New School) [Chiaroscuro CR 110]

(#172 album-hit voor Chet Atkins and Les Paul in 1976 (LP: Chester and Lester) [RCA Victor AHL1-1167]

(1976: Max Collie Rhythm Aces (LP: World Champions of Jazz) [Black Lion BLPX 12137 38]

(1977: The Dave McKenna Swing Six with Scott Hamilton and Warren Vache (LP: No Holds Barred) [Famous Door HL 122]

(1978 Lionel Hampton with Milt Buckner and the All Stars (Produced By Hans Georg Brunner-Schwer) (Recorded live in concert, Villingen, May 7, 1977) (Recording director: Willi Fruth) (Recording engineer: Hans Georg Brunner-Schwer) (LP: Alive & Jumping) [MPS 15469]

(1978: Lionel Hampton And Svend Asmussen (with Niels-Henning Ørsted-Pedersen, Ed Thigpen) (LP: As Time Goes By) [Sonet SNTF 779]

(1979: James Last (LP: Copacabana Happy Dancing) [Polydor 2371 929]

(#1 album-hit voor Natalie Cole in 1991 (CD: Unforgettable with Love) [Elektra E2 61049]

(#133 album-hit voor Harry Connick, Jr. (℗ 1988) in 1993 (LP: 20) [Columbia C 44369]

(#114 album-hit voor Russell Watson als E lucevan le stelle in 2002 (CD: Encore) [Decca 289 473 160-2]

(#33 album-hit voor Paul Potts als E lucevan le stelle in 2009 (CD: Passione) [Syco Music 88697474392]

1927: Isham Jones Orchestra – I Lost My Heart In Monterey (When I Found You) [Brunswick 3333] (3 weken 3)
I Lost My Heart In Monterey - Isham Jones Orchestra
(vandaag 90 jaar geleden)
(Tekst: Raymond B. Egan; Billy Rose /Muziek: Richard A. Whiting)
(For Dancing)
(With Vocal Chorus)

1955: The Ames Brothers with Hugo Winterhalter and his Orchestra – The Naughty Lady Of Shady Lane [RCA Victor 47-5897] (4 weken 3)
The Naughty Lady Of Shady Lane - The Ames Brothers

(vandaag 62 jaar geleden)
(Sid Tepper; Roy Bennett)

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

(#17 hit voor Archie Bleyer (Orchestra and Chorus Conducted by Archie Bleyer) (Instrumental with Chorus) in 1955 [Cadence 1254] (45 rpm)

(#10 album-hit voor Dean Martin (with chorus and orchestra conducted by Dick Stabile) in 1955 (EP: Dean Martin) [Capitol Records EAP 1 9123] (45 rpm)

(#11 album-hit voor McGuire Sisters in 1955 (LP: By Request …) [Coral CRL 56123]

(#36 album-hit voor Ray Charles (Arranged by Johnny Parker) (With The Raelets) in 1964 (LP: Have a Smile with Me) [ABC-Paramount ABCS-495]

(1955: Peter Alexander (Adalbert Luczkowski mit seinen Orchester, Köln) als Das süße Mädi; B-kant van Der Mond hält seine Wacht [Polydor NH 23 050] (45 rpm)

(1955: Black & White als Blonde Leentje uit de Lindelaan [78-Philips P 17436 H]

(1955: Alma Cogan (with Vocal Group and Orchestra conducted by Frank Cordell); B-kant van Mambo Italiano [His Master’s Voice B. 10832] (78 rpm)

(1955: Billy Cotton And His Band featuring The Bandits [Decca 45-F 10459] (45 rpm)

(1955: Barry Frank (Sid Feller and Orchestra) [Bell 1077] (45 rpm)

(1957: Lew Raymond (Arranged and Conducted by Lew Raymond) (LP: For Men Only) [Tops L 1583]

Adult Standards/Timeless Classics

1996: Ann Hampton Callaway – A Fine Romance [After 9] [albumtrack]A Fine Romance - Ann Hampton Callaway

(vandaag 21 jaar geleden)
(Tekst: Dorothy Fields /Muziek: Jerome Kern)
(Arranged by George Andrews)
(Produced by Warren Schatz)
(Executive Producer: Lisa Schiff)
(Strings & Horns conducted by Jukka Linkola)

{Timeless Classic Song op radiostation KIXI (880 AM) Mercer Island-Seattle, Washington} (CD: To Ella with Love) [After 9 ‎TWCD-2006]

(Uit de film Swing Time met in de hoofdrollen Fred Astaire & Ginger Rogers, ging op 27 augustus 1936 in New York City in première, vanaf 4 september 1936 in een beperkte roulatie vertoond in de Amerikaanse bioscopen en gaat op 22 september 1936 in Los Angeles, Californië in première)

(#1 US-hit voor Fred Astaire with Johnny Green And His Orchestra (Vocal by Fred Astaire) (Johnny Green at the Piano) op 1 september 1936 als A Fine Romance (A Sarcastic Love Song) [Brunswick 7716] (78 rpm)

(#9 hit voor Billie Holiday and her Orchestra (Vocal Chorus Billie Holiday) in 1936 [Vocalion 3333] (78 rpm)

(#13 hit voor Henry King and his Orchestra (Vocal Chorus by Joseph Sudy) in 1936 [Decca 890] (78 rpm)

(#13 hit voor Lombardo and his Royal Canadians in 1936; B-kant van The Way You Look To-Night [78-Victor 25372]

1966: Roger Miller – England Swings [Smash S-2010] (1 week 1)
England Swings - Roger Miller

(vandaag 51 jaar geleden)
(Roger Miller)
(Producer: Jerry Kennedy)

(#8 hit in de Hot 100 op 18 december 1965)

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

(#6 album-hit voor Roger Miller in 1965 (LP: Golden Hits) [Smash Records SRS 67073]

(1966: The Village Stompers (Produced and Arranged by Joe Sherman) (LP: A Taste of Honey and Other Goodies) [Epic LN 24180]

(1966: Billy Strange (LP: The Big Guitar of Billy Strange Plays Roger Miller Hits!) [G.N.P. Crescendo Records GNPS 2024]

(#114 album-hit voor Peter Nero in 1966 (LP: The Screen Scene) [RCA Victor LSP 3496]

(1966: Connie Francis (LP: Connie Francis & the Kids Next Door) [King Leo Les-903]

(#49 album-hit voor Petula Clark in 1967 (LP: Color My World/Who Am I) [Warner Bros. W 1673]

(1967: The Robert DeCormier Singers (LP: Walking in the Sunshine with the Robert DeCormier Singers) [Command RS 916-S.D.]

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

1972: Three Dog Night – An Old Fashioned Love Song [Dunhill Records/ABC Records 45-D-4294] (1 week 1)
An Old Fashioned Love Song - Three Dog Night

(vandaag 45 jaar geleden)
(Paul Williams)
(Producer: Richard Podolor)
(Engineer: Bill Cooper)

(#4 hit in de Hot 100 op 18 december 1971)

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

(#8 album-hit voor Three Dog Night in 1971 (LP: Harmony) [Dunhill/ABC Records DSX 50108]

(#141 album-hit voor Paul Williams in 1971 (LP: Just an Old Fashioned Love Song) [A&M Records SP-4327]

(1971: The Sandpipers (Produced by Bones Howe & Bob Alcivar) [A&M Records 1372] (45 rpm)

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

(#29 album-hit voor Andy Williams in 1972 (LP: Love Theme from “The Godfather” [Columbia KC 31303]

(#58 C&W-hit voor Jeris Ross in 1972 [45-Cartwheel A-214]

(#71 album-hit voor The Hillside Singers (Arranged and Conducted by Al Ham) (℗ 1971) in 1972 (LP: I’d Like to Teach the World to Sing) [Metromedia Records KMO 1051]

(#138 album-hit voor Ray Conniff And The Singers in 1972 (LP: I’d Like to Teach the World to Sing) [Columbia KC 31220]

(#176 album-hit voor Percy Faith And His Orchestra in 1972 (LP: Joy) [Columbia C 31301]

(1972: Chet Atkins (Arranged by Bill McElhiney) (LP: Picks on the Hits) [RCA Victor LSP 4754]

(1972: Julius Brockington (LP: Sophisticated Funk) [Today Records TLP 1006]

(#136 album-hit voor Lettermen in 1972 (LP: Lettermen 1) [Capitol SW-11010]

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

1966: Barry Young – One Has My Name (The Other Has My Heart) [Dot 45-16756] (2 weken 3)
One Has My Name - Barry Young

(vandaag 51 jaar geleden)
(Eddie Dean; Dearest Dean; Hal Blair)
(Arr. & Cond. by Ernie Freeman)

(#13 hit in de Hot 100 op 1 januari 1966)

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

(#10 pop-hit voor Jimmy Wakely (Vocal by Jimmy Wakely With Cowboy Band) in 1948 [Capitol 15162] (78 rpm)

(#11 C&W-hit voor Eddie Dean {het origineel} in 1948 [78-Crystal 132]

(#8 C&W-hit voor Bob Eberly with The Sunshine Serenaders (Vocal with Orchestra) in 1949 [Decca 24492] (78 rpm)

(#3 album-hit voor Nat King Cole (With Orchestra and Chorus Conducted by Belford Hendricks) in 1962 (LP: Ramblin’ Rose) [Capitol Records ST-1793]

(#67 album-hit voor Barry Young (Arranger: Ernie Freeman) (℗ 1965) in 1966 (LP: One Has My Name) [Dot DLP 25672]

(1966: Ace Cannon (Arrangements: Reggie Young, Jerry Arnold) (Engineer: Ray Harris) (Supervision: Joe Cuoghi) (LP: Sweet & Tuff) [Hi Records SHL 32030]

(#3 C&W-hit voor Jerry Lee Lewis (Produced by Jerry Kennedy) in 1969 [Smash/Mercury S-2224] (45 rpm)

Billboard Country & Western chart:

1994: Faith Hill – Wild One (Album Version) [Warner Bros. Records 7-18411] (4 weken 1)
Wild One - Faith Hill

(vandaag 23 jaar geleden)
(Jaime Kyle; Pat Bunch; Will Rambeaux)
(Produced By Scott Hendricks)

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

2011: Reba – Turn On The Radio (1 week 1)
Turn On The Radio - Reba

(vandaag 6 jaar geleden)
(Cherie Oakley; Mark Oakley; J.P. Twang)

(#53 hit in de Hot 100 op 25 december 2010)

Billboard Rhythm & Blues chart:

1944: Louis Jordan And His Tympany Five – Ration Blues [Decca 8654] (1 week 1)
Ration Blues - Louis Jordan
(vandaag 73 jaar geleden)
(Louis Jordan; Antonio Cosey; Collenane Clark)
(Vocal Chorus by Louis Jordan)

(#16 hit in de Hot 100 op 12 december 1944)

2005: Mario – Let Me Love You (11 weken 1)
Let Me Love You - Mario 2
(vandaag 12 jaar geleden)
(Composer: Scott Storch; Kameron Houff; Shaffer Smith /Lyricist: Scott Storch; Kameron Houff; Shaffer Smith)
(Produced by Scott Storch)
(Vocal Production: Nio [ = Shaffer Chimere Smith]
(Recorded by Kameron Houff & Conrad Golding at Soundvilla Studios, Miami Beach, FL)
(Mixed by Manny Marroquin at Larrabee North, North Hollywood, CA)
(Performer: Mario [ = Mario Dewar Barrett]
(Guitar: Mike Tyler)
(Executive Producers: Troy Patterson & Peter Edge)

(#1 hit in de Hot 100 op 1 januari 2005)

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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 (©2017)

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Australië:

1940: Joe Loss and his Band – South Of The Border (Down Mexico Way) (3 maanden 1)
(vandaag 77 jaar geleden)
(Jimmy Kennedy; Michael Carr)
(Vocalist: Monte Rey)

(Het origineel is van Billy Cotton And His Band (With Vocal Chorus) als South of the Border in 1939 [Rex 9547] (78 rpm) {Engelse persing}

(#1 hit in Amerika voor Shep Fields and his Rippling Rhythm Orchestra (Vocal refrain by Hal Derwin) op 13 januari 1940 [Bluebird B-10376] (78 rpm)

(#8 hit in Amerika voor Guy Lombardo And His Royal Canadians in 1939 [78-Decca 2768]

(#12 hit in Amerika voor Gene Autry (Vocal with String Band Accomp.) in 1939 [OKeh 05122] (78 rpm) in de film South of the Border)

(#16 hit in Amerika voor Tony Martin (Vocal with Orchestra Directed by Ray Sinatra) in 1939 [Decca 2788] (78 rpm)

(1939: George Hall and his Orchestra (Vocal by Bob Carol); B-kant van Moonlight Serenade van Count Basie and his Orchestra [Conqueror 9295] (78 rpm)

(1939: Joe Loss and his Band (Vocalist: Monte Rey) [Regal Zonophone MR 3072] (78 rpm) {Engelse persing}

(1939: Al Bowlly (With Orchestra) [78-His Master’s Voice B.D.706] {Engelse persing}

1939: Carson Robison And His Pioneers als South of the Border [Rex 9574] (78 rpm) {Engelse persing}

(#8 hit voor Ambrose And His Orchestra (With Vocal Chorus by Denny Dennis) in 1940; B-kant van My Prayer [Decca 2732] (78 rpm)

(1940: Riley Puckett [78-Bluebird B-8399]

(#18 in Amerika hit voor Frank Sinatra and Bill May with His Orchestra (Vocal with Orchestra) {Nostalgia Classic Song op radiostation KEZW Studio 1430 AM Denver, Colorado} {Timeless Classic Song op radiostation KIXI (880 AM) Mercer Island-Seattle, Washington} in 1953 [Capitol F2638] (45 rpm)

(#14 hit in Nederland voor Octopus (Produced by Alan Blakely) als South of the Border in 1978 [Gnome Records GNO 2660 GS] (45 rpm)

ex aequo:

1940: Carson Robison And His Pioneers – South Of The Border (Down Mexico Way) (3 maanden 1)
(vandaag 77 jaar geleden)
(Jimmy Kennedy; Michael Carr)

(Het origineel is van Billy Cotton And His Band (With Vocal Chorus) als South of the Border in 1939 [Rex 9547] (78 rpm) {Engelse persing}

1942: Glenn Miller and his Orchestra – In The Mood (5 maanden 1)
(vandaag 75 jaar geleden)
(Joe Garland)

(#1 hit in de US Pop Singles Charts op 10 februari 1940)

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

(Gebaseerd op Clarinet Get Away (Instrumental) van O’Bryant’s Washboard Band uit 1925 [Paramount 12287] (78 rpm)

(1930: Wingy Manone And His Orchestra als Tar Paper Stomp [78-Champion 16153]

(1931: Baltimore Bell Hops als Hot and Anxious [Columbia 2449-D) (78 rpm)

(1932: Don Redman and his Orchestra als Hot and Anxious [78-Brunswick 6368]

(1935: Wingy Manone’s Orchestra (Instrumental) als Tar Paper Stomp [Champion 40005] (78 rpm)

(1935: Mills Blue Rhythm Band (Under the Direction of Lucky Millinder) als There’s Rhythm in Harlem [Columbia 3071-D] (78 rpm)

(1937: Wingy Manone And His Orchestra als Tar Paper Stomp [Decca 7425] (78 rpm)

(1938: Edgar Hayes And His Orchestra; B-kant van Stardust [Decca 1882] (78 rpm)

(1938: Joe Marsala and his Chicagoans als Hot String Beans [Vocalion 4168] (78 rpm)

(1939: Al Donahue and His Orchestra [78-Conqueror 9364]

(1939: Al Donahue and His Orchestra (Vocal Chorus by Paula Kelly) [Vocalion 5238] (78 rpm)

(1939: The Four King Sisters (with Orchestra conducted by Alvino Rey) [Bluebird B-10545] (78 rpm)

(1939: Wingy Manone and his Orch. als Jumpy Nerves; B-kant van Casey Jones [Bluebird B-10289] (78 rpm)

(1939: The Merry Macs (Vocal with Orchestra) [Decca 2842] (78 rpm)

(1940: Teddy Wilson and his Orchestra [78-Columbia 35372]

(1940 Joe Loss and His Band (England’s Greatest Strict Tempo Band) [Regal Zonophone MR 3243] (78 rpm)

(#1 hit in Australië voor Joe Loss And His Orchestra (Dance Orchestra) (Joe Loss’ Signature Tune) op 1 januari 1942 [His Master’s Voice B.D. 5705] (78 rpm) {Engelse persing}

(1944: Don Redman And His Orch. als Hot and Anxious [Parlophone R 2955] (78 rpm)

(1952: Jack Teter Trio [45-Brunswick 9-80222]

(#16 hit voor Johnny Maddox and the Rhythmasters in 1953 [Dot-45 15045] (45 rpm)

(1953: The Andrews Sisters (Vocal with Orchestra) (With Orchestra Directed by Nelson Riddle) (LP: Sing, Sing, Sing) [Decca DL 5438]

(1958: Hotcha Mundharmonika-Trio (mit rhythmusgrupp) [Philips PB 4489 H] (78 rpm) {Duitse persing}

(#4 hit voor Ernie Field’s Orch. (Arranged by Rene Hall) in 1959 [Rendezvous Records 110] (45 rpm)

(1962: Rene And His Alligators; B-kant van Guitar Boogie [Fontana 266 345 TF] (45 rpm)

(1964: The Shadows op de EP Dance with The Shadows [Columbia SEG 8342]

(#51 hit voor Bette Midler (Horns Arranged By Arif Mardin) (Produced by Arif Mardin & Barry Manilow) (Rhythm & Vocal Arrangements By Barry Manilow) {Timeless Classic Song op radiostation KIXI (880 AM) Mercer Island-Seattle, Washington} (℗ 1973) in 1974 [Atlantic 45-3004] (45 rpm)

(#40 hit voor Henhouse Five Plus Too (℗ 1976) in 1977 [Warner Bros. Records WBS 8301] (45 rpm)

(#1 hit in Nederland voor Stars on 45 (Produced by Jaap Eggermont) in 1983 als Proudly Presents The Star Sisters (Andrews Sisters-medley: Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy/South American Way/Bei mir bist du schon/In the Mood/Rum and Coca Cola/Tico-Tico/Say “Si Si” (Para vigo me voy) [CNR 142.004] (45 rpm)

(#11 hit voor Jive Bunny And The Mastermixers ‎(Produced by Andy Pickles & Les Hemstock) als Swing the Mood (℗ 1989) in 1990 [Music Factory/Atco 7-99140] (45 rpm)

ex aequo:

1942: Joe Loss And His Orchestra – In The Mood (5 maanden 1)
(vandaag 75 jaar geleden)
(Andy Razaf; Joe Garland)
(Joe Loss’ Signature Tune)
(Dance Orchestra)

(Gebaseerd op Clarinet Get Away van O’Bryant’s Washboard Band (Instrumental) uit 1925 [Paramount 12287] (78 rpm)

1944: Ink Spots – Ev’ry Night About This Time (1 maand 1)
(vandaag 73 jaar geleden)
(Muziek: James V. Monaco /Tekst: Ted Koehler)
(Vocal with Instrumental Accompaniment)

(#17 hit in de US Pop Singles Charts in 1942 [Joel Whitburn’s Pop Memories Singles 1890-1954]

(#20 hit in Amerika voor Jimmy Dorsey And His Orchestra (Vocal Chorus by Bob Eberly) op 31 oktober 1942; B-kant van I’m Getting Tired So I Can Sleep [Decca 18462] (78 rpm)

(1942: Ink Spots (Vocal with Instrumental Accompaniment) [Decca 18461] (78 rpm) {Amerikaanse persing}

(#18 hit in Amerika voor Kay Kyser and his Orchestra (Vocal Chorus by Harry Babbitt) in 1943 [Columbia 36635] (78 rpm) [Joel Whitburn’s Pop Memories Singles 1890-1954]

1945: Geraldo And His Orchestra – Lilli Marlene (1 maand 1)
(vandaag 72 jaar geleden)
(Muziek: Norbert Schultze /Tekst: Hans Leip /Engelse tekst: Tommie Connor)
(Vocalist: Sally Douglas and Ensemble)

(Op schrift gezet door Duitse soldaat Hans Leip (1893-1983) in 1915, de tekst is ontleend aan het gedicht Das Lied eines jungen Soldaten auf der Wacht)

(Voor het eerst op de plaat gezet door Lale Andersen (mit kleinem Ensemble) (Dirigent: Bruno Seidler-Winkler) als Lied eines jungen Wachtpostens (Lili Marlen) in 1939 [Electrola EG 6993] (78 rpm)

(1942: Tina Arpisella e Coro (con orchestra M.o. Consiglio) als Lili Marlen (Lied eines jungen Wachtpostens) [Columbia D.Q. 3669] (78 rpm) {Italiaanse versie}

(1942: Carlo Buti e Coro (con orchestra M.o. Consiglio) als Lili Marlen (Canzone della lanterna) [Columbia D.Q. 3691] (78 rpm) {Italiaanse versie}

(1942: Suzy Solidor (acc. d’Orch. et chœurs, dir. George Briez) als Lily Marlène [Pathé PA 2052] (78 rpm)

(1942: Lina Termini (Orchestra della Canzone diretta dal M.o Angelini) als Lilì Marlen (La canzone dell’avamposto) [Cetra IT. 1186] (78 rpm) {Italiaanse versie}

(1943: New Mayfair Dance Orchestra)

(1943: Super Orchestra S.A. Es. Campari (canta Meme-Dianchi Direz. M.o Enzo Ceragioli) als Lili Marlen “La Canzone della lanterna” [Odeon B. 15143] (78 rpm) {Italiaanse versie}

(1944: Anne Shelton (Vocal, accomp. by Stanley Black & his Orchestra als Lilli Marlene [Decca F. 8434] (78 rpm)

(#13 hit in Amerika voor Perry Como, Baritone (with Mixed Chorus) (American version by Mack David) (“By permission of the Alien Property Custodian in the public interest under licence No.E-564”) als Lili Marlene in 1944 [Victor 20-1592] (78 rpm)

(#16 hit in Amerika voor Hildegarde (Vocal with Orchestra and Male Chorus Directed by Harry Sosnik) als Lili Marlene in 1944 [Decca 23348] (78 rpm)

(1945: Marlene Dietrich (Vocal with Orchestra Directed by Charles Magnante) als Lili Marlene [Decca 23456] (78 rpm)

(1958: Hank Locklin als Lili Marlene (LP: Foreign Love) [RCA Victor LPM 1673]

(1962: Connie Francis als Lili Marleen [MGM 61 053] (45 rpm) {Duitse versie}

(1962: Connie Francis (Director of Engineering by Val Valentin) als Lili Marlene (LP: Connie Francis Sings German Favorites) [MGM SE4124] {Duitse versie}

(1965: Roy Clark (Produced by Ken Nelson) als Lilli Marlene (LP: The Roy Clark Guitar Spectacular!) [Capitol Records ST-2425]

(#58 album-hit in Amerika voor Al Martino als Lili Marlene in 1968 (LP: Love Is Blue) [Capitol Records ST-2908]

(1980: Mikko Saarelan Siivet als Lili Marleen [Poko Rekords PIS 054] (45 rpm) {Finse versie}

ex aequo:

1945: Lale Andersen – Lili Marlene (1 maand 1)
(vandaag 72 jaar geleden)
(Tekst: Hans Leip /Muziek: Norbert Schultze)

(Op schrift gezet door Duitse soldaat Hans Leip (1893-1983) in 1915, de tekst is ontleend aan het gedicht Das Lied eines jungen Soldaten auf der Wacht)

(Voor het eerst op de plaat gezet door Lale Andersen (mit kleinem Ensemble) (Dirigent: Bruno Seidler-Winkler) als Lied eines jungen Wachtpostens (Lili Marlen) in 1939 [Electrola EG 6993] (78 rpm)

(#1 hit in Australië voor Geraldo And His Orchestra (Vocalist: Sally Douglas and Ensemble) als Lilli Marlene op 1 januari 1945 [Parlophone F.2024] (78 rpm) {Engelse persing}

1946: Billy Thorburn’s The Organ, The Dance Band And Me – My Dreams Are Getting Better All The Time (1 maand 1)
(vandaag 71 jaar geleden)
(Tekst: Mann Curtis /Muziek: Vic Mizzy)
(Billy Thorburn (Piano)
(H. Robinson Cleaver (Organ)
(Vocalist: Alan Kane)

(Het origineel is van Marion Hutton in de film In Society met in de hoofdrollen Bud Abbott & Lou Costello, ging op 16 augustus 1944 in New York City in première en draait vanaf 18 augustus 1944 in heel Amerika)

(#1 hit voor Les Brown and his Orchestra (Vocal Chorus by Doris Day) {Nostalgia Classic Song op radiostation KEZW Studio 1430 AM Denver, Colorado} op 7 april 1945 [Columbia 36779] (78 rpm)

(#3 hit in Amerika voor Johnny Long And His Orchestra And Dick Robertson (Vocal Choruses by Dick Robertson and Frances Lane) op 28 april 1945 [Decca 18661] (78 rpm)

(#3 hit in Amerika voor The Phil Moore Four (Vocal refrain by Phil Moore, Billy Daniels and The Phil Moore Four) op 24 maart in 1945 [Victor 20-1641] (78 rpm)

ex aequo:

1946: Les Brown and his Orchestra – My Dreams Are Getting Better All The Time (1 maand 1)
(vandaag 71 jaar geleden)
(Tekst: Mann Curtis /Muziek: Vic Mizzy)
(Vocal Chorus by Doris Day)

(#1 hit in de US Pop Singles Charts op 7 april 1945)

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

(#1 hit in Australië voor Billy Thorburn’s The Organ, The Dance Band And Me (Billy Thorburn (Piano) (H. Robinson Cleaver (Organ) (Vocalist: Alan Kane) [Parlophone F 2062] (78 rpm) {Engelse persing}

1947: Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye – Laughing On The Outside, Crying On The Inside (1 maand 1)
(vandaag 70 jaar geleden)
(Tekst: Ben Raleigh /Muziek: Bernie Wayne)
(Vocal refrain by Billy Williams)

(B-kant van I’ve Never Forgotten)

(#3 hit in de US Pop Singles Charts op 29 juni 1946)

(#3 hit in Amerika voor Dinah Shore (Orchestra under the direction of Sonny Burke) op 4 mei 1946; B-kant van The Gypsy [Columbia 36964] (78 rpm)

(#4 hit in Amerika voor Andy Russell with Paul Weston And His Orchestra (Vocal With Orchestra) in 1946 [Capitol 252] (78 rpm)

(#4 hit in Amerika voor Lou Bring & Orchestra (Vocal By Teddy Walters) in 1946 [ARA 135] (78 rpm)

(#9 hit in Amerika voor The Merry Macs (Vocal with Orchestra) in 1946; B-kant van Ashby de la Zouch (Castle Abbey) [Decca 18811] (78 rpm)

(#22 hit in Amerika voor The Four Aces Featuring Al Alberts (Vocal with Orchestra) in 1953 [Decca 9-28843] (45 rpm)

ex aequo:

1947: The Merry Macs – Laughing On The Outside, Crying On The Inside (1 maand 1)
(vandaag 70 jaar geleden)
(Tekst: Ben Raleigh /Muziek: Bernie Wayne)

(#9 hit in de US Pop Singles Charts 1 juni 1946)

1949: Dick Haymes and Andrews Sisters with Vic Schoen and His Orchestra – Teresa (2 weken 1)
(vandaag 68 Jaar geleden)
(Muziek: Babe Russin /Tekst: Jack Hoffman)
(Vocal with Orchestra)

(#21 hit in de US Pop Singles Charts in 1948 [Joel Whitburn’s Pop Memories Singles 1890-1954]

1955: The Four Lads – Skokiaan (South African Song) (2 weken 1)
(vandaag 62 jaar geleden)
(Tekst: Tom Glazer /Muziek: August Msarurgwa)
(Orch. under the dir. of Neal Hefti)

(#7 hit in de US Pop Singles Charts 9 oktober 1954)

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

(Het origineel is van African Dance Band Of The Cold Storage Commission Of Southern Rhodesia (Leader: August Msarurgwa) als Skokiaan (Tsaba Tsaba Dance) uit 1952 [Gallotone/Jive G.B. 1152] (78 rpm)

(#3 hit in Amerika voor Ralph Marterie And His Orchestra (Instrumental) op 25 september 1954 [Mercury 70432-X45] (45 rpm)

(#17 hit in Amerika voor Bulawayo Sweet Rhythms Band in 1954 [London 45-1491] (45 rpm)

(#18 hit in Amerika voor Ray Anthony and His Orchestra (Instrumental); B-kant van Say Hey in 1954 [Capitol F2896] (45 rpm)

(#26 hit in Amerika voor Perez Prado in 1954 [45-RCA Victor 47-5839]

(#29 hit in Amerika voor Louis Armstrong (With Orchestra Directed by Sy Oliver) (Instr. Rumba Feat. Trumpet And Sax Duet By Louis Armstrong And Omer Simeon) als Skokiaan (South African Song) in 1954 [Decca 29256] (78 rpm)

(#70 hit in Amerika voor Bill Haley And His Comets als Skokiaan (South African Song) (Instrumental) in 1960 [Decca 9-31030] (45 rpm)

(#87 R&B-hit in Amerika voor Herb Alpert/Hugh Masekela (Produced by Stewart Levine, Herb Alpert, Caiphus Semenya) (Associate Producer: Hugh Masekela) in 1978 [Horizon HZ-115-S] (45 rpm)

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Australia and New Zealand charts sourced from Wikipedia

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