16 juli

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

De nummer 1-hits van 16 juli

Best Selling Singles/Billboard Hot 100:

1898: George J. Gaskin – She Was Bred In Old Kentucky [Columbia Phonograph Company 4166] (6 weken 1)
She Was Bred In Old Kentucky
(vandaag 120 jaar geleden)
(Tekst: Harry Braisted /Muziek: Stanley Carter)
(wax cylinder)

(#2 hit voor Albert Campbell op 3 september 1898 [Berliner Records 1859] (wax cylinder)

(#2 hit voor Steve Porter op 6 augustus in 1898 [Columbia Phonograph Company 4570] (wax cylinder)

(#3 hit voor The Haydn Quartet op 17 september in 1898 [E. Berliner’s Gramophone 4295] (78 rpm)

1938: Tommy Dorsey and his Orchestra – Music, Maestro, Please! [Victor 25866] (6 weken 1)
Music Maestro Please - Tommy Dorsey

(vandaag 80 jaar geleden)
(Tekst: Herb Magidson /Muziek: Allie Wrubel)
(Vocal refrain by Edythe Wright)

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

(#4 hit voor Art Kassel and his kassels-in-the-air (Vocal refrain by Billy Leach) in 1938 [Bluebird 7619] (78 rpm)

(#5 hit voor Kay Kyser and his Orchestra (Vocal Chorus Ginny Simms) in 1938 [Bluebird 8149] (78 rpm)

(#13 hit voor Frankie Laine (Vocal by Frankie Laine) (Harry Geller’s Orch.) (Carl Fisher, Piano) in 1950 [Mercury 5458-X45] (45 rpm)

(1956: Chuck Miller (LP: Songs After Hours with Chuck Miller) [Mercury MG-20195]

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

(#19 album-hit voor Steve Lawrence (Vocal with Orchestra Directed by Jack Kane) in 1958 (LP: Here’s Steve Lawrence) [Coral CRL 57204]

(1959: The Flamingos (LP: Flamingo Serenade) [End LP 304]

(#19 album-hit voor Harry Connick, Jr. in 1992 (CD: 25) [Columbia CK 53172]

(Twee maanden later op 8 september 1938 wordt het voormalige vlaggenschip van de Stoomvaart Maatschappij Nederland de Oranje te water gelaten. Zij kan een topsnelheid van 37.500 pk bereiken en is daarmee het snelste motorpassagiersschip ter wereld. Het schip wordt op 30 juli 1941 in dienst gesteld als hospitaalschip en eind 1945 wordt zij ingeschakelt om repatriërenden uit de Indonesische kampen naar Nederland te vervoeren. In 1964 wordt het schip aan de Italiaanse rederij Flotta Lauro verkocht.)

1966: Tommy James And The Shondells – (Bob Mack Presents) Hanky Panky [Roulette R-4686] (2 weken 1)
Hanky Panky - Tommy James
(vandaag 52 jaar geleden)
(Jeff Barry; Ellie Greenwich)

(Het origineel is van The Summits (A Bright Tunes Production); B-kant van He’s an Angel uit 1963 [Harmon Records 1017] (45 rpm)

(1963: The Raindrops (Produced by Jeff Barry) (Vocal with Instru. Accomp.); B-kant van That Boy John [Jubilee 45-5466] (45 rpm)

(#33 album-hit voor The Ventures (Producer: Joe Saraceno) (Engineer: Ami Hadani) in 1966 (LP: Wild Thing!) [Dolton BST 8047]

(#137 album-hit voor Neil Diamond in 1966 (LP: The Feel of Neil Diamond) [Bang BLP Records 214]

(1966: The Shondells (Written by Tommy Jackson) (℗ 1964) {Radio Breakout Hit} [Snap 102] (45 rpm)

(1966: The Outsiders (LP: The Outsiders Album #2) [Capitol ST-2568]

(1966: Sam The Sam & The Pharaohs (LP: Lil’ Red Riding Hood) [MGM E-4407]

(1966: The Walflower Complextion (LP: The Walflower Complextion) [Daro International DIS 911165] {uit Colombia}

(1968: Neil Diamond (Prod. by Jeff Barry & Ellie Greenwich); B-kant van New Orleans [Bang Records B-554] (45 rpm)

1977: Shaun Cassidy – Da Doo Ron Ron [Warner Bros. Records/Curb Records WBS 8365] (1 week 1)
Da Doo Ron Ron - Shaun Cassidy
(vandaag 41 jaar geleden)
(Jeff Barry; Phil Spector; Ellie Greenwich)
(Produced By Michael Lloyd)
(Arranged by John D’Andrea & Michael Lloyd)

(#3 hit voor The Crystals (Producer: Phil Spector) (Arranged by Jack “Specs” Nitsche) als Da Doo Ron Ron (When He Walked Me Home) {het origineel} op 8 juni 1963 [Phillis Records 112] (45 rpm)

(#1 hit in Frankrijk voor Johnny Hallyday (Avec les Golden Stars) als Da dou ron ron in 1963 op de EP Da dou ron ron [Philips 432.933 BE] (45 rpm) {Franse versie}

(#4 hit in Nederland voor Anneke Grönloh met orkest o.l.v. Ger van Leeuwen als Da doe ron ron in 1963 [Philips 327 567 JF] (45 rpm)

(1963: Frank Alamo (accomp. par Jacques Loussier et son orchestre op de EP Da Doo Ron Ron [Barclay 70 549] (45 rpm) {Franse versie}

(1963: The Chiffons (LP: One Fine Day) [Laurie LLP 2020]

(1963: Jimmy Frey (Orchestre Direction Claude Vasori) als Da dou ron ron [45-Panorama MH 144]

(1963: Billy J. Kramer with the Dakotas (LP: Listen) [Parlophone PMC-1209]

(1963: Jack Nitzsche (LP: The Lonely Surfer) [Reprise R9-6101]

(1963: The Raindrops (LP: The Raindrops) [Jubilee JGS-5023]

(1963: The Searchers (LP: Meet the Searchers/Needles & Pins) [Kapp KL-1363]

(1963: The Starlings (Accompaniment directed by James Wright); B-kant van Confessin’ (That I Love You) van Ray Pilgrim [Embassy 45-WB 573] (45 rpm)

(1966: The Surf Boys (A Chartbuster Production by Bobby Poe & Vernon Sandusky) [Karate Records 526] (45 rpm)

(#2 album-hit voor Carpenters (Arranged & Orchestrated by Richard Carpenter) (Produced by Richard & Karen Carpenter) als Medley – Fun, Fun, Fun/The End of the World/Da Doo Ron Ron (When He Walked Me Home)/Deadman’s Curve/Johnny Angel/The Night Has a Thousand Eyes/Our Day Will Come/One Fine Day in 1973 (LP: Now & Then) [A&M Records SP-3519]

(#6 album-hit voor Bette Midler als Uptown/Da Doo Run Run in 1973 (LP: Bette Midler) [Atlantic ‎SD 7270]

(#96 hit voor Ian Matthews (Produced by Ian Matthews) in 1972 [Vertigo VE-103] (45 rpm)

(1974: Sylvie Vartan als Da dou ron ron [45-RCA Victor PB 37004] {Franse versie}

(#3 album-hit voor Shaun Cassidy (Produced by Michael Lloyd) (Arranged by John D’ Andrea & Michael Lloyd) in 1977 (LP: Shaun Cassidy) [Warner Bros./Curb Records BS 3067]

(1979: Mona Carita (LP: Mona Carita) [Finnlevy FL 5073] {Finse versie}

(1996: The Donnas [Super*Teem! SUP4502] (45 rpm)

2011: LMFAO Featuring Lauren Bennett & GoonRock – Party Rock Anthem (6 weken 1)
Party Rock Anthem - LMFAO

(vandaag 7 jaar geleden)
(Redfoo [ = Stefan Gordy]; Sky Blue [ = Skyler Gordy]; GoonRock [ = Jamahl Listenbee]; Peter Schroeder)
(Produced by: Party Rock [ = Redfoo & GoonRock]
(Recorded by: Party Rock)
(Mixed at: Party Rock House)
(Mixed by: Redfoo)
(Mastered at: Party Rock House)
(Mastered by: Redfoo)

Billboard: “Net geen N°1-hits”

1910: Nora Bayes-Jack Norworth – Come Along, My Mandy [Victor 70016] (1 week 3)
Come Along My Mandy - Nora Bayes
(vandaag 108 jaar geleden)
(Nora Bayes; Jack Norworth)
(Duet with orchestra)

(Het origineel is van Nora Bayes en Jack Norworth in de Broadway-musical theaterproductie The Jolly Bachelors, ging op 6 januari 1910 in Broadway Theatre, NY in première. Na 165 keer was op 28 mei 1910 de laatste voorstelling)

1932: Jack Hylton & His Orch. – You’re Blase [Brunswick 6328] (1 week 2)

(vandaag 86 jaar geleden)
(Tekst: Bruce Sievier /Muziek: Ord Hamilton)
(With Vocal Chorus)
(Recorded In England)

(Het origineel is van Binnie Hale in de Londense musical theaterproductie Bow Bells, ging op 4 januari 1932 in Hippodrome in Londen in première)

(#5 hit voor Gus Arnheim and his Orchestra (Vocal refrain by Meri Bell) in 1932 [Victor 24054] (78 rpm)

(1946: George Auld and his Orchestra (Arrangement by Al Cohn) (Vocal by Sarah Vaughan) [Musicraft 394] (78 rpm)

(1946: Sarah Vaughan with George Auld and his Orchestra; B-kant van A Hundred Years from Today [Musicraft 498] (78 rpm)

(1951: Sarah Vaughan (With Orchestral Accompaniment) ‎(10″ LP: Sarah Vaughan Sings) [MGM E-544]

(1952: Les Brown and His Band of renown (10″ LP: You’re My Everything) [Coral CRL 56046]

(1955: Jonathan Edwards (with Darlene Edwards) (LP: The Piano Artistry of Jonathan Edwards) [Columbia CL 1024]

(1957: Russell Garcia And Strings With Roy Eldridge (LP: That Warm Feeling) [Verve Records MG V-2088]

(1957: Ella Fitzgerald (Frank DeVol and his orchestra) (LP: Like Someone in Love) Verve MG V-4004]

(1962: Ahmad Jamal [Argo 5416] (45 rpm)

1949: Mel Tormé – Again [Capitol 15428] (1 week 3)
Again - Mel Tormé

(vandaag 69 jaar geleden)
(Muziek: Lionel Newman /Tekst: Dorcas Cochran)
(With Orchestra Conducted by Pete Rugolo)
(Vocal With Orchestra)

(B-kant van Blue Moon)

(Het origineel is van Ida Lupino

(Words by Dorcas Cochran / Music by Lionel Newman) in de film Road House met in de hoofdrollen Ida Lupino & Richard Widmark, draait vanaf 22 september 1948 in de Amerikaanse bioscopen)

(#2 hit voor Gordon Jenkins And His Orchestra (Vocal Chorus by Joe Graydon and Mixed Chorus) op 28 mei 1949 [Decca 9-24602] (45 rpm)

(#2 hit voor Doris Day and The Mellomen (Orchestra under the direction of John Rarig) {Nostalgia Classic Song op radiostation KEZW Studio 1430 AM Denver, Colorado} op 9 juli 1949; B-kant van Everywhere You Go [Columbia 38467] (78 rpm)

(#6 hit voor Vic Damone and Glenn Osser’s Orchestra (Vocal With Orchestra) in 1949 [Mercury 5261] (78 rpm)

(#6 hit voor Tommy Dorsey and his Orchestra (Vocal refrain by Marcy Lutes); B-kant van The Huckle-Buck in 1949 [RCA Victor 20-3427] (78 rpm)

(#7 hit voor Art Mooney and his Orchestra (Vocal by Johnny Martin, Madelyn Russell and the Art Mooney Choir) in 1949 [MGM 10398] (78 rpm)

(#23 hit voor Vera Lynn (Vocal with Bruce Campbell and his Orchestra) in 1949 [London 310] (78 rpm)

(1950: Charles Brown and his Band [Aladdin 3066] (78 rpm)

(1955: The Randy Weston Trio (10″ LP: The Randy Weston Trio) [Riverside RLP 2515]

(1958: The 4 Freshmen (LP: Voices in Latin) [Capitol Records T-922]

(#18 album-hit voor Ricky Nelson (Musical Arrangements By Jimmie Haskell) in 1960 (LP: More Songs by Ricky) [Imperial LP-9122]

(#26 album-hit voor Pat Boone (Orchesta and chorus conducted by Mort Lindsey) in 1960 (LP: Moonglow) [Dot DLP 25,270]

(#113 album-hit voor Floyd Cramer (Produced By Chet Atkins) (Recorded in Nashville, Tennessee) (Recording Engineer: Bill Porter) in 1962 (LP: Floyd Cramer Gets Organ-ized) [RCA Victor LSP 2488]

(#120 Bubbling Under-hit voor The Lettermen (Orchestra Conducted by Jimmie Haskell) (Produced by Nick Venet) in 1962 [Capitol Records 4851] (45 rpm)

(1962: Etta James (LP: Etta James Sings for Lovers) [Argo LP 4018]

(1963: Johnny Hodges ‎(Arranged by Claus Ogerman) (Recorded Sept. 3 & 5, 1963 in New York) (Recording engineer: Phil Ramone) (Director of Engineering: Val Valentin) (Produced by Creed Taylor) (LP: Sandy’s Gone) [Verve Records ‎V6-8561]

(#107 Bubbling Under-hit voor James Brown And The Famous Flames (Vocal by James Brown With Orchestra) in 1964 [King 45-5876] (45 rpm)

(1964: Bobby Gordon His Clarinet And Strings (LP: Young Man’s Fancy) [Decca DL 74507]

(#9 album-hit voor Cliff Richard (The Norrie Paramor Strings and Orchestra and The Mike Sammes Singers) (Arranged and Conducted by Stan Applebaum) (Produced by Bob Morgan) (Recorded in New York) in 1965 (LP: Cliff Richard) [Columbia 33SX 1709] (EMI)

(#18 album-hit voor Billy Vaughn (Arrangements by Billy Vaughn and Milt Rogers) in 1965 (LP: Pearly Shells) [Dot DLP 25,605]

(1965: Nat King Cole (Musical Direction, David Cavanaugh) (arr. & cond. by David Cavanaugh) (Produced by David Cavanaugh) (LP: Looking Back) [Capitol Records ST-2361]

(#12 hit in Nederland voor The Night People (Produced by Earl Young & Dave Crawford) (℗ 1981) in 1982 [Ramshorn Records RAMSH-1040] (45 rpm)

Adult Standards/Timeless Classics

1949: Margaret Whiting And Frank DeVol’s Orchestra – A Wonderful Guy [Capitol 57-542]
A Wonderful Guy - Margaret Whiting

(vandaag 69 jaar geleden)
(Muziek: Richard Rodgers /Tekst: Oscar Hammerstein II)
(Vocal Group With Orchestra)
(With Chorus)

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

(#12 hit in US Billboard Pop Charts)

(Het origineel is van Mary Martin and Girl’s Chorus in de Broadway musical-theaterproductie South Pacific, met in de hoofdrollen Mary Martin en Ezio Pinza, ging op 7 april 1949 in Majestic Theatre, NY in première, vanaf 29 juni 1953 opent de musical haar deuren in het Broadway Theatre. Na 1925 keer is op 16 januari 1954 de laatste voorstelling)

(#1 US album-hit voor Mary Martin and Girl’s Chorus (with Orchestra conducted by Salvatore Dell’Isola) op de Original Broadway Cast (LP: South Pacific) [Columbia Masterworks ‎MM 850] (Site 9) [Columbia Masterworks 4561-M] (78 rpm Box Set)

(#17 US-hit voor Fran Warren with Orchestra Conducted by Henri René op 16 juli in 1949 [RCA Victor 47-2897] (45 rpm)

(#22 US-hit voor Dinah Shore (Orchestra under the direction of Harry Zimmerman) op 25 juni in 1949 [Columbia 38460] (78 rpm)

(#22 US-hit voor Evelyn Knight (Vocal With Orchestra Directed By Victor Young) op 13 augustus in 1949 [Decca 24640] (78 rpm)

Billboard Easy Listening chart:

1983: DeBarge – All This Love [Gordy 1660GF] (3 weken 1)
All This Love - DeBarge
(vandaag 35 jaar geleden)
(Eldra DeBarge)
(Executive Producers: Berry Gordy)
(Rhythm Arr. By: Eldra DeBarge & Benjamin F. Wright, Jr.)
(Produced by Iris Gordy & Eldra DeBarge)

(#17 hit in de Hot 100 op 9 juli 1983)

(#42 R&B-hit voor Patti Labelle (Produced by Teddy Riley) als All This Love (Radio Version) in 1994 [MCA MCACS-54925] (Cassette-single)

(#27 album-hit voor Boyz II Men in 2007 (CD: Motown: A Journey Through Hitsville USA) [Decca ‎B000944402]

1988: Eric Carmen – Make Me Lose Control [Arista AS1-9686] (3 weken 1)
Make Me Lose Control - Eric Carmen

(vandaag 30 jaar geleden)
(Eric Carmen; Dean Pitchford)
(Produced By Jimmy Ienner)
(#3 hit in de Hot 100 op 13 augustus 1988)

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

1988: Sade – Paradise (Remix) [Epic 34-07904] (1 week 3)
Paradise - Sade

(vandaag 30 jaar geleden)
(Helen Adu; Andrew Hale; Stewart Matthewman; Paul Denman)
(Assistant Engineer: Heff Moraes)
(Produced and arranged by Sade)
(Engineered and co-produced by Ben Rogan and Mike Pela)

(#16 hit in de Hot 100 op 23 juli 1988)

Billboard Country & Western chart:

1955: Webb Pierce – I Don’t Care [Decca 9-29480] (12 weken 1)
I Don’t Care - Webb Pierce
(vandaag 63 jaar geleden)
(Cindy Walker; Webb Pierce)
(Singing with Instrumental Accompaniment)

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

(1970: Ferlin Husky (LP: Youre Love Is Heavenly Sunshine) [Capitol ST-433]

(#1 C&W-hit voor Ricky Skaggs (Produced by Ricky Skaggs) {Classic Non-Hot 100 Song in Joel Whitburn’s Top Pop Singles 1955-2010} (℗ 1981) op 31 juli in 1982 [Epic 14-02931] (45 rpm)

(Precies één jaar nadat men met de bouw is begonnen, wordt op 17 juli 1955 in Anaheim in Californië het eerste Disneyland geopend. Op deze openingsdag wordt een groot gala rechtstreeks op de Amerikaanse televisie uitgezonden. Gasten zijn o.a. eigenaar Walt Disney, Bob Cummings, kindervriend Art Linkletter en Ronald Reagan. Het eerste jaar trekt Disneyland ruim vier miljoen bezoekers.)

1977: Ronnie Milsap – It Was Almost Like A Song [RCA PB-10976] (3 weken 1)
It Was Almost Like A Song - Ronnie Milsap

(vandaag 41 jaar geleden)
(Archie Jordan; Hal David)
(Vocal accompaniment by The Lea Jane Singers)
(Strings arranged by Cam Mullins)
(Produced by Tom Collins & Ronnie Milsap)

(#16 hit in de Hot 100 op 15 oktober 1977)

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

(#9 album-hit voor Johnny Mathis (Produced By Jack Gold) (Arranged And Conducted by Glen Spreen) in 1978 (LP: You Light Up My Life) [Columbia JC 35259]

(1980: The King’s Singers (Arranged & conducted by Brian Kay) (Produced by Bob Barrat) (Recording engineer: John Kurlander assisted by Mike Moss at Abbey Road Studios (London) (LP: New Day) [Columbia SCX 6629] (EMI)

1983: Alabama – The Closer You Get [RCA PB-13524] (1 week 1)
The Closer You Get - Alabama

(vandaag 35 jaar geleden)
(James P. Pennington; Mark Gray)
(Produced by Harold Shedd and Alabama)

(#38 hit in de Hot 100 op 11 juni 1983)

(Het origineel is van Exile (Produced By Peter Coleman) uit 1980 (LP: Don’t Leave Me This Way) [Warner Bros. Records ‎BSK 3437]

(#27 C&W-hit voor Don King (Produced by Steve Gibson) in 1981 [Epic 14-02468] (45 rpm)

(#103 Bubbling Under-hit voor Rita Coolidge (Produced by Andrew Gold) in 1981 [A&M Records 2361-S] (45 rpm)

1988: Rosanna Cash – If You Change Your Mind [Columbia 38-07746] (1 week 1)If You Change Your Mind - Rosanna Cash
(vandaag 30 jaar geleden)
(Rosanne Cash; Hank DeVito)
(Produced by Rodney Crowell)
(Published ℗ 1987)

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

1994: Travis Tritt – Foolish Pride (Single Version) [Warner Bros. Records 7-18180] (1 week 1)
Foolish Pride - Travis Tritt

(vandaag 24 jaar geleden)
(Travis Tritt)
(Produced By Gregg Brown)

(#112 Bubbling Under-hit op 9 juli 1994)

Billboard Rhythm & Blues chart:

1977: Commodores – Easy [Motown M 1418F] (1 week 1)
Easy - Commodores
(vandaag 41 jaar geleden)
(Lionel Richie)
(Produced & Arranged by James Anthony Carmichael & Commodores)

(#4 hit in de Hot 100 op 27 augustus 1977)

(#58 pop-hit voor Faith No More (Produced By Matt Wallace And Faith No More) in 1993 [Reprise 7-18569] (45 rpm)

(#1 album-hit in Engeland voor Westlife in 2006 (LP: The Love Album) [S Records ‎88697019822]

(#27 album-hit voor Boyz II Men in 2007 (CD: Motown: A Journey Through Hitsville USA) [Decca ‎B000944402]

1988: Mac Band Featuring The McCampbell Brothers – Roses Are Red [MCA Records MCA-53177] (1 week 1)
Roses Are Red - Mac Band

(vandaag 30 jaar geleden)
(Babyface [ = Kenneth Brian Edmonds]; L.A. Reid [ = Antonio M. Reid]
(Assistant Engineers: Peter Arata & Liz Cluse)
(Produced By L.A. & Babyface)
(Remixed by Louil Silas, Jr.)
(Remix Engineer: Keith “K.C.” Cohen)

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

2011: DJ Khaled Feat. Drake, Rick Ross And Lil Wayne – I’m On One (11 weken 1)
I’m On One - DJ Khaled

(vandaag 7 jaar geleden)
(Khaled Khaled; Aubrey Graham; William Roberts; Dwayne Carter; Tyler Williams)
(Produced by T. Minus [ = Tyler Williams]
(Additional Producers: Noah “40” Shebib and Nikhil “Kromatic” Seetharan)
(Recorded by Ben Diehl, Noah “40” Shebib and Michael (Banger) Cadahia)
(Assisted by Elizabeth Gallardo and Noel Cadastre)
(Mixed by Noah “40” Shebib and Ben Diehl)
(Assisted by Noel Cadastre)
(Pro-Tools and Edited by Lu Diaz)

(#10 hit in de Hot 100 op 11 juni 2011)


This US list was compiled by data from the books titled Joel Whitburn’s “Pop Memories 1890-1954”, “Top Pop Singles 1955-2010”, “Top Adult Songs 1961-2006”, “Hot Country Songs 1944-2010”, “Hot R&B Songs 1942-2010” and Billboard Magazine (©2018)



1949: Patty Andrews and Bob Crosby – The Pussy Cat Song (Nyow! Nyow! Nyow!)  (4 weken 1)
(vandaag 69 jaar geleden)
(Dick Manning)
(Vocal Duet with Orchestra)

(#12 hit in de US Pop Singles Charts op 12 februari 1949)

1960: Connie Francis – Everybody’s Somebody’s Fool (3 weken 1)
(vandaag 58 jaar geleden)
(Howard Greenfield; Jack Keller)
(Orchestra Conducted by Joe Sherman)

(#1 hit in de US Hot 100 op 27 juni 1960)

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

(#16 C&W-hit in Amerika voor Ernest Tubb (Vocal With Chorus And Instrumental Accompaniment) als Ev’rybody’s Somebody’s Fool in 1960 [Decca 9-31119] (45 rpm)

(#48 C&W-hit in Amerika voor Debby Boone (Produced And Engineered By Michael Lloyd) (Arranged by John D’Andrea) in 1979 [Warner Bros. Records/Curb Records WBS 49107] (45 rpm)

1966: Frank Sinatra – Strangers In The Night (2 weken 1)
(vandaag 52 jaar geleden)
(Tekst: Charles Singleton; Eddie Snyder /Muziek: Bert Kaempfert)
(Produced by Jimmy Bowen)
(Arranged by Ernie Freeman)

(#1 hit in de US Hot 100 op 2 juli 1966)

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

(Het origineel is van Bert Kaempfert als Beddy Bye in de film A Man Could Get Killed met in de hoofdrollen James Garner & Melina Mercouri, draait vanaf 25 maart 1966 in de Amerikaanse bioscopen en gaat 23 mei 1966 in de Britse bioscopen in roulate)

(#8 Easy Listening-hit in Amerika voor Bert Kaempfert And His Orchestra (Recorded in Europe) (Instrumental) in 1966 [Decca 31945] (45 rpm)

(#45 Easy Listening-hit in Amerika voor Bette Midler (Produced and Arranged by Arif Mardin) (Recording & Remix Engineer: Lew Hahn) in 1976 [Atlantic 45-3319] (45 rpm)

1984: Wham! – Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go [Epic ES 969] (7 weken 1)
(vandaag 34 jaar geleden)
(George Michael)
(Arranged and Produced by George Michael)

(#1 hit in de US Hot 100 op 17 november 1984)


1989: Prince – Batdance (4 weken 1)
(vandaag 29 jaar geleden)
(Prince [ = Prince Rogers Nelson]
(Produced, Arranged, Composed And Performed By Prince)

(#1 hit in de US Hot 100 op 5 augustus 1989)

(Uit de Prince-film Batman met in de hoofdrollen Michael Keaton, Jack Nicholson & Kim Basinger, ging op 19 juni 1989 in Westwood, Californië in première en draait vanaf 23 juni 1989 in heel Amerika)

1995: U2 – Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me, Kill Me (1 week 1)
(vandaag 23 jaar geleden)
(Bono [ = Paul Hewson], The Edge [ = Dave Evans], Adam Clayton & Larry Mullen, Jr.)
(Produced By Nellee Hooper, Bono And The Edge)
(Engineered By Robbie Adams And Flood)
(Mix Engineer: Mark “Spike” Stent)
(Programmer And Keyboards: Marius De Vries)
(Assistant: Paul ‘P.W.’ Walton)
(String Arranger: Craig Armstrong)
(Recorded At The Factory (Dublin), Windmill Lane Studios (Dublin), Wild Bunch Studio (London) And Olympic Studios (London)

(#16 hit in de US Hot 100 op 15 juli 1995)

(Uit de film Batman Forever met in de hoofdrol Val Kilmer, ging op 9 juni 1995 in Westwood, Californië en op 13 juni 1995 in New York City in première, draait vanaf 16 juni 1995 in heel Amerika en gaat op 30 juni 1995 in de Nieuw-Zeelandse bioscopen in roulatie)

2007: T-Pain Featuring Akon – Bartender (1 week 1)
(vandaag 11 jaar geleden)
(T-Pain [ = Faheem Rashad Najm]; Aliaune Thiam)
(Produced By T-Pain)
(Recorded and Tracked by T-Pain at Hedonism III, Runaway Bay, Jamaica)
(Akon Recorded by Mark “Exit” Goodchild at Solitaire Studios, Atlanta, GA)
(Mixed by Fabian Marasciullo at Studio at the Palms, Las Vegas, NV & Hit Factory Criteria, Miami, FL)
(Assisted by Luis Tovar & Douglas Sadler)
(Mastered by Brian “Big Bass” Gardner at Bernie Grundman Mastering, Hollywood, CA)

(#5 hit in de US Hot 100 op 22 september 2007)


Australia and New Zealand charts sourced from Wikipedia


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