31 juli

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

De nummer 1-hits van 31 juli

Best Selling Singles/Billboard Hot 100:

1915: Miss Alice Nielsen – Home, Sweet Home [Columbia ‎Record A5283] (2 weken 1)
Home, Sweet Home
(vandaag 104 jaar geleden)
(John Howard Payne)
(With Orchestra Accompaniment)
(Published ℗ 1823)
(B-kant van The Last Rose of Summer)

(Imitatie van een Siciliaanse melodie, voor het eerst opgevoerd door Miss M. Tree in de opera Clari (The Maid of Milan) op 8 mei 1823 in Theatre Royal, Covent Garden in Londen)

(#2 hit voor John Yorke Atlee (Het origineel) op 17 oktober 1891 [Columbia Phonograph Company 2] (wax cylinder)

(#3 hit voor Harry Macdonough op 26 april in 1902 [Victor Monarch Record 1214] (78 rpm)

(1904: William Tuson)

(#3 hit voor Richard Josè (Counter-Tenor with orchestra) op 11 augustus 1906 [Victor 31515] (78 rpm)

(#6 hit voor Alma Gluck (Soprano with orchestra in English) in 1912 [Victrola 74251] (78 rpm)

(#10 hit voor Elsie Baker (Contralto with orchestra) in 1915 [Victor 35398] (78 rpm)

(1944: Played at the Dance in de film Meet Me in St. Louis)

(#1 album-hit voor Bing Crosby (Vocal with Orchestra and Choir Under Direction of Victor Young) als Home Sweet Home in 1945 (LP: Going My Way) [Decca Album No. A-405] (6 sides–6) [Decca 18705 B] (78 Box Set)

(#7 album-hit voor Mitch Miller And The Gang als Medley: Goodnight, Ladies/Home, Sweet Home in 1959 (LP: Party Sing Along with Mitch) [Columbia ‎CS 8138]

(1961: Lester Flatt & Earl Scruggs and the Foggy Mountain Boys (LP: Foggy Mountain Banjo) [Columbia CS 8364]

(1993: The King’s Singers (Traditional English) (David Hurley: countertenor) (Alastair Hume: countertenor) (Robert Chilcott: tenor) (Bruce Russell: baritone) (Simon Carrington: baritone) (Stephen Connolly: bass) (Arranged by Jeremy Jackman) (Recorded: May 4-8, 1991, Abbey Road Studio No. 2, London) (Producer: Simon Woods / Motohiko Nakada) (Balance Engineer: David Flower) als Home Sweet Home (CD: Annie Laurie: Folksongs of the British Isles) [EMI Classics ‎CDC 0777 7 54904 2 8]

(1998: Doc & Merle Watson (Doc & Merle Watson original recordings, 1967, Deep Gap, NC) (Sam Bush, Marty Stewart, Thomas Michael Coleman and Alan O’Bryant overdub recordings, 1998, Nasville, TN) (Produced by Thomas Michael Coleman) als Home Sweet Home (CD: Home Sweet Home) [Sugar Hill SHCD-3889]

(1999: Béla Fleck als Home Sweet Home (CD: The Bluegrass Sessions: Tales from the Acoustic Planet, Volume 2) [Warner Bros. Records ‎9 47332-2]

 1937: “Fats” Waller and his Rhythm – (You Know It All) Smarty [Victor 25608] (2 weken 1)
(You Know It All) Smarty - Fats Waller

(vandaag 82 jaar geleden)
(Words by Ralph Freed / Music by Burton Lane)
(Vocal refrain and piano by “Fats” Waller)

(#18 hit voor Bing Crosby (Vocal with Orchestra) (With Orchestra Under The Direction Of John Scott Trotter) in 1937; B-kant van The Moon Got in My Eyes [Decca 1375] (78 rpm)

ex aequo:

1937: Horace Heidt and his Brigadiers – Gone With The Wind [Brunswick 7913] (1 week 1)

(vandaag 82 jaar geleden)
(Words by Herb Magidson / Music by Allie Wrubel)
(Vocal Chorus Larry Cotton)

(#16 hit voor Guy Lombardo and his Royal Canadians (Vocal refrain by Carmen Lombardo) in 1937; B-kant van A Sailboat in the Moonlight [Victor 25594] (78 rpm)

(#19 hit voor Claude Thornhill And His Orchestra (Introducing: Maxine Sullivan) in 1937 [Vocalion 3595] (78 rpm)

(1951: Steve Allen (10″ LP: Steve Allen at the Piano) [Columbia CL 6197]

(1951: Stan Freeman (10″ LP: Piano Moods) [Columbia CL 6158]

(1952: Benny Carter and his strings with The Oscar Peterson Quartet (LP: Alone Together) [Norgran Records MG N-1058]

(1953: Billy May and His Orchestra (Instrumental) [Capitol F2575] (45 rpm)

(1954: Toshiko Akiyoshi (10″ LP: Toshiko Piano) [Norgran Records MGN-22]

(1954: Chris Connor (10″ LP: Chris Connor Sings Lullabys for Lovers) [Bethlehem BCP 1002]

(1954: Bill de Arango (10″ LP: De Arango) [EmArcy MG 26020]

(1954: Calvin Jackson and His Quartet (LP: Calvin Jackson at the Plaza) [“X” LXA 1005]

(1954: The Bobby Scott Trio (Featuring – Whitey Mitchell: Bass) (Bill Bradley, Jr.: Drums) (Piano – Bobby Scott) (10″ LP: Great Scott) [Bethlehem BCP 1004]

(#8 album-hit voor The Dave Brubeck Quartet featuring Paul Desmond in 1955 (LP: Dave Brubeck at Storyville: 1954) [Columbia CL-590]

(1955: Al Cohn (LP: That Old Feeling) [RCA Victor LPM 1207]

(1955: Billie Holliday (LP: Music for Torching) [Cleff Records MG C-669]

(1956: Jerri Adams (LP: It’s Cool Inside) [Columbia CL 916]

(#2 album-hit voor Julie London (featuring Barney Kessel) in 1956 (LP: Julie Is Her Name) [Liberty LPR-3006]

(1956: The Pat Moran Quartet (LP: The Pat Moran Quartet) [Bethlehem BCP-6007]

(1956: Shepherd Sisters [Melba Records 101] (45 rpm)

(1957: Chris Connor (LP: Sings Lullabys of Birdland) [Bethlehem BCP-6004]

(1956: Hank Jones (LP: Have You Met Hank Jones) [Savoy Records MG 12084]

(#11 album-hit voor Doris Day with Paul Weston and his Music From Hollywood) in 1957 (LP: Day by Night) [Columbia CL 942]

(1957: Tal Farlow (LP: The Swinging Guitar of Tal Farlow) [Verve Records VRV 8124]

(1957: Al Haig (LP: Jazz Will-O-the-Wisp) [Everest Recordings FS 293]

(1957: Jackie McLean Quintet/Quartet (LP: McLean’s Scene) [New Jazz NJLP 8212]

(1957: Tony Perkins (Orchestra under the direction of Martin Paich) (LP: Tony Perkins) [Epic LN 3394]

(1957: Alvino Rey And His Orchestra (Electric Guitar Solos with Orchestra And The Jud Conlon Rhythmaires) (LP: My Reverie) [Decca DL 8403]

(1957: Derek Smith (LP: Jazz Piano International) [Atlantic 1287]

(1958: Jackie Cooper And His Combo (LP: The Movies Swing!) [Dot DLP 25,146]

(1958: Ella Fitzgerald (Arrangements and Orchestra Conducted by Frank DeVol) (LP: Ella Fitzgerald Sings Sweet Songs for Swingers) [Verve Records MG V-4032]

(1958: Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra (LP: Blues A-Plenty) [Verve Records MG VS-68358]

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

(#1 album-hit voor Frank Sinatra (Orchestra conducted by Nelson Riddle) in 1958 (LP: Frank Sinatra Sings for Only the Lonely) [Capitol W-1053]

(1958: Sarah Vaughan (with Orchestra arranged and conducted by Quincy Jones) (LP: Vaughan and Violins) [Mercury Records SR-60038]

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

(1959: The Dave Brubeck Quartet (LP: Gone With the Wind) [Columbia CL 1347]

(1959: Bud Freeman And His Summa Cum Laude Trio (LP: Bud Freeman and His Summa Cum Laude Trio) [Dot DLP 3166]

(1959: Bev Kelly Sings with the Bob Graf Quartet (LP: You Go to My Head) [VGM VGM 0007]

(1959: Anita O’Day (LP: Cool Heat – Anita O’Day Sings Jimmy Giuffre Arrangements) [Verve Records MG V-8312]

(1959: Billy Strayhorn Septet (LP: Cue for Saxophone) [Felsted Records FAJ 2008] {Engelse persing}

(1960: Tony Bennett (Orchestra conducted by Frank DeVol) (LP: Alone Together) [Columbia CS 8262]

(#11 album-hit voor Ella Fitzgerald (la Fitzgerald recorded live in concert, accompanied by The Paul Smith Quartet at West Berlin’s Deutchlandhallen) in 1960 (LP: Mack the Knife: Ella in Berlin) [Verve Records V-6-4041]

(#19 album-hit in Groot-Brittannië voor Anthony Newley (accompaniment directed by Eric Roger) in 1960 (LP: Love Is a Now and Then Thing) [Decca LK 4343]

(1960: Art Pepper (LP: Intensity) [Contemporary Records S7607]

(1960: Frank Wess (LP: The Frank Wess Quartet) [Moodsville MVLP 8]

(#38 album-hit voor Andy Williams (Ochestra Conducted by Archie Bleyer) in 1960 (LP: Lonely Street) [Cadence CLP-3030]

(1961: Ahmad Jamal (LP: Ahmad Jamal at the Pershing, Volume 2) [Argo LP-667]

(1961: Wynton Kelly (LP: Someday My Prince Will Come) [Vee-Jay VJS 3038]

(1962: Eddie Harris (Eddie Harris With Strings Arranged by Dick Marx) (LP: Eddie Harris Goes to the Movies) [Vee-Jay LP 3031]

(#89 hit voor The Duprees Featuring Joey Vann in 1963 [Coed Records CO 576] (45 rpm)

(#73 album-hit voor Robert Goulet (Arranged and Conducted by Marty Manning) in 1966 (LP: I Remember You) [Columbia CS 9282]

(1966: Frankie Randall (Arranged and Conducted by Billy May) (LP: Going the Frankie Randall Way! “Charted” by Billy May) [RCA Victor LSP 3627]

(#193 album-hit voor Peter Nero in 1967 (LP: Peter Nero Plays Born Free and Others) [RCA Camden CAS 2139]

(1967: Stan Tracey (LP: In Person…) [Columbia SX 6124] (EMI) {Engelse persing}

(1967: Harold Vick (LP: Straight Up) [RCA Victor LPM 3761]

(1976: Joe Turner (Produced by Norman Granz) (Recorded February 6, 1976 at RCA Recording Studios, New York) (LP: Another Epoch: Stride Piano) [Pablo 2310-763]

(1977: Ralph Sutton Quartet (LP: Ralph Sutton Quartet) [Storyville SLP 275]

(#136 album-hit voor Kiri Te Kanawa – Nelson Riddle And His Orchestra in 1985 (Arranged By Nelson Riddle) (Recorded April 1985 in CTS Studios, Wembley, England) (Producer: Paul Myers) (Engineers: Richard Lewzey/Stanley Goodall) (LP: Blue Skies) [London 414 666-1]

(1988: Rob Wasserman Duet with Dan Hicks (Produced by Rob Wasserman and Clare Wasserman) (Executive Producer: Ricky Schulz) op de Rob Wasserman (LP: Duets) [MCA Records ‎MCA-42131]

(1988: Putte Wickman & Red Mitchell (CD: The Very Thought of You) [Dragon DRCD 161]

(1989: Sun Ra (LP: Blue Delight) [A&M Records SP 5260]

(1994: Bill Charlap (CD: Along with Me) [Chiaroscuro CRD 326]

(1995: Dave McKenna (CD: Easy Street) [Concord Jazz CCD 4657]

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

(2002: Derek Bailey (CD: Ballads) [Tzadik TZ 7607]

(2003: Jacintha (Dedicated to Julie London) (Executive Producers: Ying Tang and Sebastian Koh) (Recorded By: Joe Harley) (Recorded And Mixed By: Michael C. Ross at Ocean Way Recording, Hollywood, CA November 20-24, 2002) (Mastered By: Bernie Grundman) (CD: Jacintha Is Her Name) [Groove Note ‎GRV1014-2]

(2008: Cassandra Wilson (Produced by Cassandra Wilson) (LP: Loverly) [Blue Note 50999 5 07699 1 9]

1971: James Taylor – You’ve Got A Friend [Warner Bros. Records 7498] (1 week 1)You’ve Got A Friend - James Taylor

(vandaag 48 jaar geleden)
(Words and Music by Carole King)
(Produced by Peter Asher)
(Accoustic Guitars – Danny Kootch and James Taylor)
(Drums – Russ Kunkel)
(Bass – Leland Sklar)
(Congas – Russ Kunkel and Danny Kootch)
(Cabasa – Russ Kunkel)
(Background vocals – Joni Mitchell and James Taylor)
{Nostalgia Classic Song op radiostation KEZW Studio 1430 AM Denver, Colorado}

(#1 album-hit voor Carole King (Het origineel)

(Words and Music by Carole King)
(Danny Kootch: Conga)
(James Taylor: Acoustic Guitar)
(Carole King: Piano, Vocals)
(Charles Larkey; String Bass)
(Barry Socher: Violin)
(David Campbell: Viola)
(Terry King: Cello)
(Produced by: Lou Adler)
(Engineer: Hank Cicalo)
(Recorded at A&M Recording Studios) in 1971 (LP: Tapestry) [Ode Recordings SP-77009]

(#2 album-hit voor James Taylor in 1971 (LP: Mud Slide Slim and the Blue Horizon) [Warner Bros. Records BS 2561]

(#11 album-hit voor Barbra Streisand in 1971 (LP: Barbra Joan Streisand) [Columbia KC 30792]

(#23 album hit voor Peter Nero (Produced by Paul Leka) (Arranged and Conducted by Peter Nero) in 1971 (LP: Summer of ’42) [Columbia C 31105]

(#29 hit voor Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway

(Words and Music by Carole King)
(Prod. by Joel Dorn & Arif Mardin)
(Recording at Atlantic Recording Studios, New York, N.Y.) in 1971 [Atlantic 45-2808] (45 rpm)

(#54 album-hit voor Andy Williams in 1971 (LP: You’ve Got a Friend) Columbia KC 30797]

(#80 album-hit voor Johnny Mathis

(Words and Music by Carole King)
(Produced by Johnny Mathis)
(Arrangements by D’Arneill Pershing)
(Orchestra conducted by Roy M. Rogosin)
(Engineering by Peter Romano and Phil Macy) in 1971 (LP: You’ve Got a Friend/Today’s Great Hits) [Columbia C 30740]

(#117 album-hit voor Jody Miller in 1971 (LP: He’s So Fine) [Epic E 30669]

(#132 album-hit voor Lynn Anderson in 1971 (LP: How Can I Unlove You) [Columbia C 30925]

(#172 album-hit voor Ferrante & Teicher in 1971 (LP: It’s Too Late) [United Artists UAS-5531]

(#179 album-hit voor Anne Murray in 1971 (LP: Talk It Over in The Morning) Capitol ST-821]

(#180 album-hit voor Mark Lindsay in 1971 (LP: You’ve Got a Friend) [Columbia C 30735]

(1971: Skeeter Davis (LP: Love Takes a Lot of My Time) [RCA Victor LSA 3054]

(1971: Claude François als Un jardin dans mon cœur (Orchestre et direction Raymond Donnez); B-kant van Il fait beau, Il fait bon [45-Disques Flèche 6061.182] {Franse versie}

(1971: The Anita Kerr Singers (LP: Daytime, Nightime) [Philips 6830093]

(1971: Labelle (Produced by Vicki Wickham & Kit Lambert) (Engineer: Jack Adams) (LP: Labelle) [Warner Bros. Records ‎WS 1943]

(#3 album-hit voor Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway in 1972 (LP: Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway) [Atlantic SD 7216]

(#7 album-hit voor Aretha Franklin (With James Cleveland & The Southern California Community Choir) als a. Take My Hand, Precious Lord/b. You’ve Got a Friend in 1972 (LP: Amazing Grace) [Atlantic SD 2-906]

(#14 album-hit voor Michael Jackson in 1972 (LP: Got to Be There) [Motown M 747L]

(#18 album-hit voor Donny Hathaway in 1972 (LP: Donny Hathaway Live) [Atco SD 33-386]

(#64 album-hit voor Tom Jones in 1972 (LP: Close Up) [Parrot XPAS 71055]

(#88 album-hit voor The Persuasions als Medley: (a) He Ain’t Heavy, He’s My Brother (b) You’ve Got a Friend in 1972 (LP: Street Corner Symphony) [Capitol ST-872]

(#157 album-hit voor Jim Nabors in 1972 (LP: The Way of Love) [Columbia KC 31336]

(#191 album-hit voor Hamilton, Joe Frank & Reynolds als (Medley) Bridge Over Troubled Water/You’ve Got a Friend in 1972 (LP: Hallway Symphony) [Dunhill/ABC Records DSX 50113]

(1972: Anita Bryant (LP: Naturally) [Myrrh MST 6513]

(1972: Buddy Greco (LP: It’s My Life) [Pye Records NSPL 18381]

(1972: The Anita Kerr Singers (Conducted and arranged by Anita Kerr) (LP: Daytime, Nightime) [Philips 6830 093]

(1972: Daliah Lavi (Adapt.: Miriam Frances) als Ich bin dein Freund (You’ve Got A Friend) (LP: Ich bin dein Freund) [Polydor 2310 176] (Duitse versie)

(1972: Trini Lopez (Adapt.: Buddy McCluskey) (Produção de Stan Silverberg) (Arranjos de Stan Silverberg)  als Tu amigo fiel (You’ve Got A Friend) (LP: Viva) [Capitol SK-11009] (Spaanse versie)

(1972: Lena Martell (Arranged and Conducted by Nicky Wells and Cy Payne) (LP: The Touch of Lena Martell) [Pye Records NSPL.18385]

(1972: Mina (Adapt.: Paolo Limiti) als Io ti amavo quando … (You’ve got a friend) (LP: Cinquemilaquarantatre) [PDU Pld. L 5043] (Italiaanse versie)

(1972: Phillip Upchurch (LP: Darkness, Darkness) [Blue Thumb Records BTS 6005]

(#175 album-hit voor Sonny And Cher als Medley: I Can See Clearly Now/You’ve Got a Friend in 1973 (LP: Sonny & Cher: Live in Las Vegas, Vol. 2) [MCA Records MCA2-8004] {Recorded Live at Sehara Hotel, Las Vegas July August 1973}

(#193 album-hit voor The Lettermen (Arranged by Vince Morton) (Produced by Ed Cobb & Lettermen) als Bridge Over Troubled Water/You’ve Got a Friend in 1973 (LP: “Alive” Again…Naturally) [Capitol SW-11183]

(1973: Gerard Cox als Tot ik bij je ben (LP: De Beste Van Gerard Cox: ’t Is weer voorbij die mooie zomer) [CBS S 53029]

(1974: The Fatback Band Featuring Brother Johnny King (LP: Feel My Soul) [Perception PLP-46]

(1974: Petula Clark (Orchestra Conducted by Frank Owens) (Recorded at The Royal Albert Hall, London February 14th, 1974) als Medley: Yesterday Once More/G.I. Jive/Mona Lisa/Your Cheatin’ Heart/The Man That Got Away/You’ve Got a Friend/What the World Needs Now Is Love (LP: Live in London) [Polydor 2383-303]

(1974: Ella Fitzgerald (LP: Ella in London) (Recorded at Ronnie Scott’s, London; April 11. 1974) [Pablo Records 2310-711]

(#1 album-hit in Nederland voor Kamahl (Arranged by Geoff Hayles) (Produced by Dermot Hoy) in 1975 (LP: The Elephant Song) [Philips 6357 029]

(1979: Michel Delpech (Adapt.: Michel Delpech – Jean-Michel Rivat) als T’as un ami (You’ve Got A Friend) (LP: 5000 Kilomètres) [Barclay 91007] (Franse versie)

(1980: Katja Ebstein (Adapt.: Miriam Frances) als Ich bin dein Freund (LP: Glashaus) [Ariola 201 062] (Duitse versie)

(#131 album-hit voor Al Green in 1987 (LP: Soul Survivor) [A&M SP-5150]

(#98 album-hit voor Michael Cooper in 1988 (LP: Love Is Such a Funny Game) [Warner Bros. 9-25653-1]

(1988: Lucerito als Tu amiga fiel (CD: Lucerito) [Melody International TMM/380]

(#3 hit in Nederland voor René Froger & Friends [= Marco Borsato & Ruth Jacott]

(Words and Music by Carole King)
(Unieke live-registratie Kuipconcert) in 1995 [Stichting CPG 1995002] (One Track CD Single)

(#9 hit in Groot-Brittannië voor The Brand New Heavies

(Words and Music by Carole King)
(Produced by The Brand New Heavies)
(Remix & additional production by Ian Green)
(Vocal arrangement by Ian Green) als You’ve Got a Friend (Radio Version) in 1997 [FFRR Trade Mark BNHCD 10] (CD maxi-single) (6 tracks)

(#21 album-hit voor Celine Dion, Gloria Estefan, Shania Twain, Carole King in 1998 (CD: VH1 Divas Live) [Epic EK 69600]

(#11 album-hit in Groot-Brittannië voor Cliff Richard in 2002 (CD: Wanted) [Papillon 5 050003 002025]

(#1 hit in Groot-Brittannië voor McFly

(Words and Music by Carole King)
(Produced & Mixed By Hugh Padgham At The Town House Studios)
(Engineered & Protools By Jay Reynolds)
(Strings Recorded At Angel Studios)
(Recorded At Abbey Road Studios)
(Mixed At Townhouse Studios) als dubbele A-kant All About You / You’ve Got a Friend in 2005 [Island MCSTD40409] (CD-single) (4 tracks + All About You-Video)

(2006: Tony Christie (CD: Simply in Love) [Tug Records ‎SNOGCD03]

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

(#20 album-hit voor Billy Ray Cyrus in 2007 (CD: Home at Last) [Walt Disney 000707]

1999: Christina Aguilera – Genie In A Bottle [RCA 07863 65692-2] (5 weken 1)
Genie In A Bottle - Christina Aguilera

(vandaag 20 jaar geleden)
(Steve Kipner David Frank Pam Sheyne)
(Produced, Recorded and Arranged by David Frank and Steve Kipner)
(Mixed by Dave Way)
(Engineered by Paul Arnold and Ryan James Freeland)
(Vocal Arrangement by Pam Sheyne, David Frank and Steve Kipner)
(Additional Vocal Arrangement by Christina Aguilera)
(Keyboards and Drums by David Frank)
(Additional Keyboards and Drums by Steve Kipner)
(Exective Producer/A&R Direction: Ron Fair)
(Mastered by Eddy Schreyer at Oasis Mastering, Los Angeles, CA)

2010: Eminem Featuring Rihanna – Love The Way You Lie (7 weken 1)
Love The Way You Lie - Eminem

(vandaag 9 jaar geleden)
(Marshall Mathers Alexander Grant Holly Hafferman)
(Produced By: Alex Da Kid [ = Alexander Grant]
(Recorded By: Mike Strange @ Effigy Studios & Marcor Tovar @ Sun Studios in Temple Bar)
(Assistant Engineers: Joe Strange @ Effigy Studios & Spike Lindsey @ Sun Studios in Temple Bar)
(Mixed By: Eminen [ = Marshall Bruce Mathers III], Alex Da Kid & Mike Strange @ Effigy Studios)
(Additional Guitars: J. Brow)
(Vocal Production By: Makeba Riddick)
(Executive Producer: Dr. Dre [ = Andre Romelle Young]
(Co-Executive Producer: Paul D. Rosenberg, Esq.)

Billboard: “Net geen N°1-hits”

1915: Charles Harrison – A Little Bit Of Heaven (Shure They Call it Ireland) [Victor 17780] (2 weken 2)
A Little Bit Of Heaven - Charles Harrison

(vandaag 104 jaar geleden)
(Lyric by Jacob Keirn Brennan / Music by Ernest R. Ball)
(Tenor with orchestra)

(B-kant van Mother Machree)

(Het origineel is van Chauncey Olcott in de Broadway-musical theaterproductie The Heart of Paddy Whack, ging op 23 november 1914 in Grand Opera House, NY première. Na 17 keer was op 17 december 1914 de laatste voorstelling)

(#1 hit voor George MacFarlane (Baritone with orchestra) als A Little Bit of Heaven (“Shure, They Call It Ireland”) op 26 juni 1915 [Victor 60132] (78 rpm)

(#8 hit voor John Barnes Wells (Orchestra Accompaniment) als A Little Bit of Heaven (Shure They Call It Ireland) in 1915; B-kant van Roses Remind Me of Someone [Columbia Record A1662] (78 rpm)

(#9 hit voor John McCormack (Tenor with orchestra) (In English) als A Little Bit of Heaven in 1916 [Victor 64543] (78 rpm)

(1941: Harry James and his Orchestra

(Jacob Keirn Brennan Ernest R. Ball) als A Little Bit of Heaven (Sure, They Call It Ireland) [Columbia 35979] (78 rpm)

(1944: Also performed by a vocal quartet in the finale als A Little Bit of Heaven (Shure They Call It Ireland) in de film Irish Eyes Are Smiling)

(1946: Ella Logan (With Orchestra Directed by Frank DeVol) (LP: Ella Logan) [Majestic M-5] [Majectic 1068 A] (78 rpm Box Set)

(1947: Phil Regan (Vocal With Orchestra Directed By Harry Sosnick) [Decca 23801] (45 rpm)

(#4 album-hit voor Dennis Day with Charles Dant and his Orchestra A Little Bit of Heaven in 1948 (LP: My Wild Irish Rose) [Victor P 191] [Victor 20-2452-A] (78 rpm Box Set)

(#18 album-hit voor Lawrence Welk And His Champagne Music (Vocal by Jim Roberts and The Sparkles) in 1956 (LP: Shamrocks and Champagne) [Coral CRL 57036]

(1962: Connie Francis (Arranged and Conducted by Don Costa) als A Little Bit of Heaven (LP: Connie Francis Sings Irish Favorites) [MGM SE 4013]

(#17 album-hit voor John Gary

(Lyric by Jacob Keirn Brennan / Music by Ernest R. Ball)
(Arranged and Conducted by Marty Gold)
(Producer by Andy Wiswell)
(Recorded in Webster Hall, New York City)
(Recording Engineer: Mickey Crofford)
{Nostalgia Classic Song op radiostation KEZW Studio 1430 AM Denver, Colorado} als A Little Bit of Heaven in 1965 (LP: ‎A Little Bit of Heaven) [RCA Victor ‎LSP 2994]

1920: Kentucky Serenaders – Rose Of Washington Square – Medley: Introducing Jazz Babies’ Ball [Columbia A2908] (2 weken 3)
Rose Of Washington Square - Kentucky Serenaders

(vandaag 99 jaar geleden)
(James F. Hanley / Maceo Pinkard)
(Dance Music)

(Het origineel is van Fanny Brice in de Broadway musical theaterproductie Ziegfeld Midnight Frolic of 1919, ging op 2 oktober 1919 in Danse de Follies, NY in première, later te zien in New Amsterdam Theatre, NY. Sluitingsdatum onbekend)

(#5 hit voor Henry Burr in 1920 [78-Columbia A2928]

(1920: All Star Trio (Saxophone, Xylophone, Paino) (For Dancing) als Rose of Washington Square–Medley; Introducing “Smile Dear” [Victor 18659] (78 rpm)

(1920: Murray’s Melody Men [Emerson Records 10160] (78 rpm)

(1929: Red Nichols)

(#10 hit voor Benny Goodman & His Orchestra in 1939 [His Master’s Voice B.8926] (78 rpm) {Engelse persing}

(1939: Performed by Alice Faye in de film Rose of Washington Square)

(1944: Pee Wee Russell’s Hot Four (CD: Ec-Stacy: 25 Great Piano Performances 1935-1945) [ASV Living Era ‎CD AJA 5172] (Released in 1995)

(#1 album-hit voor Frankie Carle with Rhytm Section

(Ballard Macdonald
James Frederick Hanley)
(Piano Solo) als Rose of Washington Square in 1948 (LP: Roses in Rhythm) [Columbia C 174-4] [Columbia 38331] (78 rpm Box Set)

(#1 album-hit voor Crazy Otto in 1955 (LP: Crazy Otto) [Decca DL 8113]

(1955: George Wettling And Frank Signorelli (LP: Keys And Skins) [Kapp KL 1005]

(1957: Bob Scobey’s Frisco Jazz Band (LP: Beauty and the Beat) [RCA Victor LPM 1344]

(1957: Lenny Herman and His Orchestra (LP: Dance Party) [Riverside RLP 12-809]

(1962: Tammy Grimes (Arranged And Conducted By Luther Henderson) (Produced By Mike Berniker) als Rose of Washington Square (LP: Tammy Grimes) [Columbia CS 8589]

(1964: Walter Gates and his Orchestra (Arranged by Walter Gates) [Swan S-4180-R] (45 rpm)

(#42 album-hit voor Bert Kaempfert And His Orchestra

(James Frederick Hanley – Ballard MacDonald)
(Featuring Fred Moch, Trumpet)
(Recorded In Europe) als Rose of Washington Square in 1965 (LP: Three O’Clock in the Morning) [Decca DL 74670]

(#90 album-hit voor Ed Ames in 1966 (LP: More I Cannot Wish You) [RCA Victor LPM 3636]

(1966: Gail Martin (Produced by Jimmy Bowen) (Arranged by Shorty Rogers) [Reprise 0537] (45 rpm)

(#16 album-hit voor Elmer Bernstein in 1967 op de various artists The Original Sound Track Album (LP: Thoroughly Modern Millie) [Decca ‎DL 71500]

1926: Ben Bernie and His Hotel Roosevelt Orchestra – Reaching For The Moon [Brunswick 3170] (2 weken 2)
Reaching For The Moon - Ben Bernie

(vandaag 93 jaar geleden)
(Words and Music by Benny Davis and Jesse Greer)
(With Vocal Chorus)
(For Dancing)

(#105 album-hit voor Lizz Wright (Produced by Phil Ramone) (Executive Producer: Ron Goldstein) (Recorded by Al Schmitt, Frank Filipetti, Nathaniel Kunkel and Mark Valentine) (Mixed by Al Schmitt at Capitol Studios, LA) (Arranged and conducted by Rob Mounsey) (Piano: Rob Mounsey) (Drums: Lewis Nash) (Bass: David Finck) (Guitar: Russell Malone) (Violin: Regina Carter) (Production Manager and Contractor: Jill Dell’Abate) (Pro Tools Operators: Brian Dozoretz, Steve Genewick, Brian Pugh, Missy Webb) (Digital Engineering: BJ Ramone) (Assistant Engineers: Missy Webb, Brian Dozoretz, Steve Genewick, Kevin Porter, Angie Teo, German Villacorta, Sheldon Yellowhair and Tim Mitchell) (Recorded at: Capitol Studios, LA, Clinton Studios, NYC, Henson Studios, LA, Legacy Studios, NYC, Bennett Studios, Englewood, NJ and Bill Schnee Studios, Hollywood, CA) (Mastering by Doug Sax at The Mastering Lab, Ojai, CA) {Timeless Classic Song op radiostation KIXI (880 AM) Mercer Island-Seattle, Washington} in 2007 op de various artists (CD: We All Love Ella: Celebrating the First Lady of Song) [Verve B0008833-02]

1926: Abe Lyman’s California Orchestra – Mary Lou [Brunswick 3135] (1 week 3)Naamloos

(vandaag 93 jaar geleden)
(Abe Lyman J. Russel Robinson)
(Vocal Chorus by Charles Kaley)
(For Dancing)

(B-kant van Do You Believe in Dreams)

(#7 hit voor Ipana Troubadors (Vocal Chorus by Charles Kaley) in 1927 [Columbia 738-D] (78 rpm)

(1956: Lawrence Welk and His Champagne Music (LP: Lawrence Welk and His Champagne Music Introduces the Girl Friends) [Coral CRL 57023]

(1962: Lawrence Welk (LP: Bubbles in the Wine) [Dot DLP 3489]

1961: Chris Kenner – I Like It Like That, Part 1 [Instant Records VR-3229] (3 weken 2)
I Like It Like That - Chris Kenner

(vandaag 58 jaar geleden)
(Chris Kenner)

(1964: The Nashville Teens (Production: Mickie Most) als I Like It Like That; B-kant van Tobacco Road [London Records ‎45 LON 9689] (45 rpm)

(#7 hit voor The Dave Clark Five

(Chris Kenner)
(Prod. by Dave Clark) als I Like It Like That in 1965 [Epic 5-9811] (45 rpm)

(#16 album-hit voor The Ventures in 1965 (LP: The Ventures à Go-Go) [Dolton BST-8037]

(#32 album-hit voor The Dave Clark Five in 1965 (LP: I Like It Like That) [Epic LN 26178]

(#68 album-hit voor The Kingsmen in 1965 (LP: The Kingsmen on Campus) [Wand WDS 670]

(#118 album-hit voor Sandy Nelson (Arranged by Rene Hall) in 1965 (LP: Drums à Go-Go) [Liberty LP-12287]

(#23 album-hit voor Mitch Ryder And The Detroit Wheels in 1966 (LP: Breakout…!!!) [NewVoice Records LP-2002]

(1972: Brinsley Schwarz (LP: Nervous on the Road) [United Artists Records UAS-5647]

(#21 album-hit voor Loggins & Messina in 1975 (LP: So Fine) [Columbia PC 33810]

(#84 hit voor Loggins & Messina (Produced by Jim Messina) in 1975 [Columbia 3-10188] (45 rpm)

(#186 album-hit voor Jerry Lee Lewis in 1979 (LP: Jerry Lee Lewis) [Elektra 6E 184]

1965: Tom Jones – What’s New Pussycat? [Parrot 45-PAR 9765] (2 weken 3)What’s New Pussycat - Tom Jones

(vandaag 54 jaar geleden)
(Lyric by Hal David / Music by Burt Bacharach)
(Production – Peter Sullivan)

(Titelsong van de gelijknamige film met in de hoofdrollen Peter Sellers, Peter O’Toole & Romy Schneider, draait vanaf 22 juni 1965 in de Amerikaanse bioscopen)

(#106 album-hit voor The 4 Seasons – Featuring the “Sound” of Frankie Valli (Produced by Bob Crewe) (Orchestra Arranged and Conducted by Charles Calello) (Engineer: Gordon Clark) (Studio: Stea-Phillips, NYC) in 1965 (LP: The 4 Seasons Sings Big Hits by Burt Bacharach… Hal David… Bob Dylan) [Philips PHS-600-193]

(#133 album-hit voor Steve Lawrence in 1965 (LP: The Steve Lawrence Show) [Columbia CL 9219]

(#149 album-hit voor The Wild Ones (Recorded Live at Arthur) in 1965 (LP: The Arthur Sound) [United Artists UAL 3450]

(1965: Burt Bacharach And His Orchestra featuring Joel Gray als What’s New Pussycat [Kapp K-685] (45 rpm)

(1965: Caravelli – et ses violons magiques als What’s New Pussy Cat (LP: J’aime) [CBS 62.608]

(1965: The Chipmunks with Alvin Simon & Theodore with David Seville [Liberty 55832] (45 rpm)

(1965: Quincy Jones And His Orchestra (Producer: Quincy Jones) (Instrumental) [Mercury 72496] (45 rpm)

(1965: Quincy Jones And His Orchestra (LP: Quincy Plays for Pussycats) [Mercury Records SR-61050]

(1965: Alvin, Simon & Theodore with David Seville (LP: Chipmunks à Go-Go) [Liberty LR3424]

(1965: Luigi

(Burt Bacharach / Adapt.: Mogol [= Giulio Rapetti]
(Orchestra Renato Angiolini) als Ciao, pussycat! [CGD N 9596] (45 rpm) (Italiaanse versie)

(1965: The Wailers [Island Records WI-254] (45 rpm)

(#3 album-hit voor Barbra Streisand als Medley: Animal Crackers in My Soup/Funny Face/That Face/They Didn’t Believe Me/Were Thine That Special Face/I’ve Grown Accustomed to Her Face/Let’s Face the Music and Dance/Sam, You Made the Pants Too Long/What’s New Pussycat?/Small World/I Love You/I Stayed Too Long at the Fair/Look at That Face in 1966 (LP: Color Me Barbra) [Columbia CS 9278]

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

(1966: Burt Bacharach (Orchestra And Chorus Directed By Burt Bacharach) (LP: Burt Bacharach Plays His Hits) [Kapp KS 3577]

(1966: Lasse Mårtenson (Adapt. Saukki [= Niilo Sauvo Pellervo Puhtila] als Hei hei pussycat (What’s New Pussycat) (LP: Lasse) [RCA Victor LPM 10071] (Finse versie)

(1966: Richard Anthony als Hello, Pussycat (Orchestre, direction: Jacques Denjean) op de EP Hello, Pussycat [Columbia ESRF 1722] (45 rpm)

(1966: The Gals & Pals (LP: The Gals & Pals Sing Somethin’ for Everyone) [Metronome MLP 15246]

(1966: Bobby Darin (LP: Bobby Darin Sings the Shadow of Your Smile) [Atlantic SD 8121]

(1966: Franck Pourcel et son grand orchestre (LP: Amour, danse et violons Nº 25) [La voix de son maître GSDF 302] (Pathé Marconi EMI)

(#13 album-hit voor Tom Jones in (℗ 1967) in 1969 (LP: Tom Jones Live! At the Talk of the Town) [Parrot PAS 71014]

(#162 album-hit voor The Anita Kerr Singers in 1969 (LP: Anita Kerr Singers Reflect on the Hits of Burt Bacharach & Hal David) [Dot Records DLP: 25906]

(#175 album-hit voor Christopher Scott (Performed on the Moog Syntesizer) in 1969 (LP: Switched-On-Bacharach) [Decca DL 75141]

(1969: Christopher Scott (Performed on the Moog Syntesizer) (Production Co-ordinator: Harry Meyerson) [Decca 734673] (45 rpm)

(1975: Walter Carlos (Arranged by Walter Carlos) (Produced by Rachel Elkind) (Release Date: 12th Sept. 1975) als What’s New Pussycat [CBS S CBS 3590] (45 rpm)

(1975: Walter Carlos als ¿Que hay de nuevo Pussycat? (LP: By Request) (Bach-Bacharach-The Beatles-Carlos-Elgar-Wagner-Tchaikovsky) [Columbia Masterworks M 32088] {Spaanse versie}

(2001: Manlio Sgalambro (Adapt. Mogol [= Giulio Rapetti] als Ciao Pussycat (CD: Fun Club) [Columbia COL 504968-2] (Italiaanse versie)

1976: Gary Wright – Love Is Alive [Warner Bros. Records WBS 8143] (2 weken 2)Love Is Alive - Gary Wright

(vandaag 43 jaar geleden)
(Words and Music by Gary Wright)
(Produced by: Gary Wright)
(Published ℗ 1975)

(#198 album-hit voor Nancy Wilson (LP: I’ve Never Been to Me) in 1977 [Capitol ST-511659]

(#14 album-hit voor Chaka Khan als My Love Is Alive in 1984 (LP: I Feel for You) [Warner Bros. Records 1 25162]

(#111 album-hit voor Joe Cocker (Produced by: Danny Kortchmar) (Assistant Engineers: Brian Scheuble, Efren Herrera) (Recorded by: Marc DeSisto) (Additional Recorded by: David Tickle) (Recorded at A&M Studios – Los Angeles, Metropolis – London) in 1992 (CD: Night Calls) [Capitol Records ‎CDP 7 97801 2]

(#61 pop-hit voor 3rd Party (Produced by LCD [= Jonas Malmberg & Conny Rytterlund] (Executive Producer: Ric Wake) als Love Is Alive (LP Version) in 1997 [DV8 Records 31438 2348 2] (CD-single)

(#90 album hit voor Joan Osborne in 2000 (CD: Righteous Love) [Interscope Records 069490737-2]

(#2 album-hit in Groot-Brittannië voor Anastacia in 2000 (CD: Not That Kind) [Epic EPC 497412-2] {niet terug te vinden op de Amerikaanse persing}

(#34 album-hit voor Anastacia and Vonda Shepard in 2001 op de various artists Vonda Shepard (CD: Ally McBeal: For Once in My Life Featuring Vonda Shepard) [Epic EK 85195]

(2002: Barbara Payton (CD: Enjoy the View) [Divine Right Records 7 94465 70892 1] (barcode)

1976: Starbuck – Moonlight Feels Right [Private Stock Records PS 45,039] (2 weken 3)
Moonlight Feels Right - Starbuck 2

(vandaag 43 jaar geleden)
(Words and Music by Bruce Blackman)
(Produced By Bruce Blackman And Mike Clark)
(Published ℗ 1975)
{Nostalgia Classic Song op radiostation KEZW Studio 1430 AM Denver, Colorado}

(#78 album-hit voor Starbuck in 1976 (LP: Moonlight Feels Right) [Private Stock Records PS 2023-V]

1993: Tag Team – Whoomp! (There It Is) [Life Records LR 4 70500] (7 weken 2)Whoomp (There It Is) - Tag Team

(vandaag 26 jaar geleden)
(Tag Team [ = Steve Gibson & Cecil Glenn] / Stefano Pulga Luciano Ninzatti Matteo Bonsanto [uncredited]
(Written & Produced by Tag Team)
(Recorded At McMix Production Services By Don McKinzie, Harry O’ Brien, Andy Metcalf At Atlanta, GA)
(Digital Editing And Sequencing By Don McKinzie, McMix Production Services, Atlanta, GA)
(Digital Editing on “Whoomp! (There It Is” By Stu Gordon At Sound Incredible Recording Studio, Atlanta, GA)
(Bevat samples uit I’m Ready van Kano (1980)

(De melodie van Whoomp! (There It Is) is ontleend aan Whoot There It Is van 95 South

(Johnny McGowan
Nathaniel Orange
(Produced by The Bass Mechanics) uit 1993 [WRAP Records 12-PO 150] [12 inch) (33 ⅓ rpm)

(#105 album-hit voor Tag Team in 1994 op de various artists Songs from the Motion Picture Emilio Estevez Disney’s (CD: D2: The Mighty Ducks) [Hollywood Records ‎HR-61603-2]

(#4 hit in Groot-Brittannië voor Clock (Produced by Stu Allan) (Mixed by Clock) (Engineered by PTP [= Peter Pritchard] (Executive producer: Pete Pritchard) (Keys & drums programming: Pete Pritchard & Stu Allan) (Backing vocals: Stu Allan, Pete Pritchard, Marcus Thomas, Lorna Saunders, L. Pritchard & P. Smith) als Whoomph! (There It Is) (Short Stab) in 1995 [Media MCSTD 2059] (6 track CD-single)

(1998: Triple S (Written & produced by Keith Litman) (Rap performed by Jamal) als Whoomp! (There It Is…) (Klubbheads Radio Edit) [Mo’bizz Recordings MBZZ 012-3] (CD-single)

(#32 hit in Groot-Brittannië voor BM Dubs Present Mr Rumble Feat. Brasstooth & Kee als Whoomp! …There It Is (Radio Edit) in 2001 [Incentive CENT16CDS] (3 track CD-single + Video)

(#19 album-hit voor Crazy Frog in 2005 (CD: Crazy Hits) [Next Plateau B0005360-12]

(2010: Doodge & Viper feat. Tag Team als Whoomp! (There It Is) (Radio Edit) [Spinnin’ Records]

Billboard Easy Listening chart:

1971: James Taylor – You’ve Got A Friend [Warner Bros. Records 7498] (1 week 1)
You’ve Got A Friend - James Taylor 2
(vandaag 48 jaar geleden)
(Carole King)
(Produced by Peter Asher)
{Nostalgia Classic Song op radiostation KEZW Studio 1430 AM Denver, Colorado}

(#1 hit in de Hot 100 op 31 juli 1971)

(#1 album-hit voor Carole King (Het origineel) (Danny Kootch: Conga) (James Taylor: Acoustic Guitar) (Carole King: Piano, Vocals) (Charles Larkey; String Bass) (Barry Socher: Violin) (David Campbell: Viola) (Terry King: Cello) (Produced by: Lou Adler) (Engineer: Hank Cicalo) (Recorded at A&M Recording Studios) in 1971 (LP: Tapestry) [Ode Recordings SP-77009]

1976: Lou Rawls – You’ll Never Find Another Love Like Mine [Philadelphia International Records ZS8 3592] (1 week 1)
You’ll Never Find Another Love Like Mine - Lou Rawls

(vandaag 43 jaar geleden)
(Words and Music by Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff)
(Arranged by Bobby Martin)
(Recorded at Stigma Sound Studios, Phila, Pa)
(Mastered at Frankford/Wayne Recording Labs, Phila, Pa)
(TSOP “The Sound of Philadelphia” T.M.)
(Produced by Kenneth Gamble and Leon Huff)
{Nostalgia Classic Song op radiostation KEZW Studio 1430 AM Denver, Colorado}

(#2 hit in de Hot 100 op 4 september 1976)

(#7 album-hit voor Lou Rawls in 1976 (LP: All Things in Time) [Philadelphia International Records PZ 33957]

(#68 R&B-hit voor Stanley Turrentine (Produced by Stanley Turrentine) (℗ 1976) in 1977 [Fantasy F-782] (45 rpm)

(#96 album-hit voor Stanley Turrentine in 1977 (LP: Man with the Sad Face) [Fantasy F-9519]

(#167 album-hit voor Hank Crawford (LP: Hank Crawford’s Back) [Kudu KU-33]

(#108 album-hit voor Lou Rawls in 1978 (LP: Lou Rawls Live) [Philadelphia International Records PZ2 35517]

1999: Backstreet Boys – I Want It That Way [Jive 01241 42595] (Totaal: 10 weken 1)
I Want It That Way - Backstreet Boys

(vandaag 20 jaar geleden)
(Words and Music by Max Martin and Andreas Carlsson)
(Produced by Max Martin & Kristian Lundin)
(Recorded at Cheiron Studios, Stockholm, Sweden & Battery Studios, NYC)
(Engineered at Battery Studios: Daniel Boom)
(Mixed by Max Martin & Kristian Lundin at Cheiron Studios, Stockholm, Sweden)
(Guitar: Esbjörn Öhrwall)
(Bass: Tomas Lindberg)
(Mastered by Tom Coyne at Sterling Sound, NYC)
(terug op #1: 28-08-1999 (1 week), 02-10-1999, 09-10-1999 (2 weken), 06-11-1999, 13-11-1999, 20-11-1999, 27-11-1999, 04-12-1999 en 11-12-1999 (6 weken)

(#6 hit in de Hot 100 op 26 juni 1999)

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

1982: Crosby, Stills & Nash – Wasted On The Way [Atlantic 4058] (5 weken 2)Wasted On The Way - Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young

(vandaag 37 jaar geleden)
(Words and Music by Graham Nash)
(Produced by David Crosby, Stephen Stills & Graham Nash with Stanley Johnston and Steve Gurskey)

(#9 hit in de Hot 100 op 21 augustus 1982)

1993: Sting – Fields Of Gold (LP: Version) [A&M Records 31458 0259 2] (5 weken 2)
Fields Of Gold - Sting

(vandaag 26 jaar geleden)
(Words and Music by Sting [ = Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner]
(Produced by Hugh Padgham and Sting)
(CD maxi-single) (4 tracks)

(#23 hit in de Hot 100 op 24 juli 1993)

1999: Sarah McLachlan – I Will Remember You (Live) (9 weken 3)
I Will Remember You - Sarah McLachlan

(vandaag 20 jaar geleden)
(Words and Music by Sarah McLachlan, Seamus Egan and Dave Merenda)

(#14 hit in de Hot 100 op 31 juli 1999)

(#65 pop-hit voor Sarah McLachlan (Produced by Pierre Marchand) als I Will Remember You (Theme from: The Brothers McMullen) (℗ 1995) op 20 januari 1996 [Arista 07822-12893-4] (Cassette-single)

2010: Uncle Kracker – Smile (Totaal: 8 weken 3)
Smile - Uncle Kracker

(vandaag 9 jaar geleden)
(Words and Music by Matthew Shafer, Blair Daly, John T. Harding and Jeremy Bose)
(terug op #3: 18-09-2010 en 25-09-2015 (2 weken)

(#31 hit in de Hot 100 op 14 augustus 2010)

Billboard Country & Western chart:

1954: Kitty Wells and Red Foley – One By One [Decca 9-29065] (1 week 1)One By One - Kitty Wells and Red Foley

(vandaag 65 jaar geleden)
(Johnny Wright Jack Anglin Jim Anglin)
(Singing With Instrumental Accompaniment)

(1965: Roy Drusky & Priscilla Mitchell (LP: Love’s Eternal Triangle) [Mercury SR-61035]

(1968: Kitty Wells & Johnny Wright (Vocal Duets With Chorus And Instrumental Accompaniment With The Jordanaires) (LP: We’ll Stick Together) [Decca DL 75026]

1971: Charley Pride – I’m Just Me [RCA Victor 47-9996] (4 weken 1)
I’m Just Me - Charley Pride

(vandaag 48 jaar geleden)
(Glenn Martin)
(Producer: Jack Clement)

(#94 hit in de Hot 100 op 21 augustus 1971)

1982: Ricky Skaggs – I Don’t Care [Epic 14-02931] (1 week 1)
I Don’t Care - Ricky Skaggs

(vandaag 37 jaar geleden)
(Webb PierceCindy Walker)
(Produced by Ricky Skaggs)
(Produced by Ricky Skaggs)
(Published ℗ 1981)
{Classic Non-Hot 100 Song in Joel Whitburn’s Top Pop Singles 1955-2010}

(#1 C&W-hit voor Webb Pierce

(Words and Music by Cindy Walker and Webb Pierce)
(Singing with Instrumental Accompaniment) op 16 juli 1955 [Decca 9-29480] (45 rpm)

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


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)



1954: Frank Weir with his Saxophone, Chorus and Orchestra – The Happy Wanderer [London 1448] (8 weken 1)
(vandaag 65 jaar geleden)
(Tekst: Edith Möller; Florenz Siegesmund /Muziek [uncredited]: Frederick-Willem Möller)

(#4 hit in de US Pop Singles Charts op 12 juni 1954)

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

(Titel bladmuziek titel: Mein Vater war ein Wandersmann)

(Het origineel is van Die Schaumburger Märchensänger (Der Obernkirchener Kinderchor) als Der fröhliche wanderer uit 1953 [78-Odeon O-28 716]

(1953: Lørdagspigerne med Hans Peder Åse’s orkester als Den glade vandrer [78-Odeon DX 1288] {Deense versie}

(#2 hit in Groot-Brittannië voor The Obernkirchen Children’s Choir (Sung in German) als The Happy Wanderer (Der fröhliche wanderer) in 1954 [Parlophone R. 3799] (78 rpm)

(#8 hit in Amerika voor Henri René’s Musette and Chorus als The Happy Wanderer (Val-de ri,val-de ra) in 1954 [RCA Victor 20-5715] (78 rpm)

(#12 hit in Groot-Brittannië voor The Stargazers with Syd Dean And His Band in 1954 [Decca F-45 10259] (45 rpm)

(1954: Die Lustige Wanderburschen als Der fröhliche Wanderer (Val le rie – val le ro) [Polydor ‎NH 22 242] (45 rpm)

(1954: Ensemble Eddy Christiani o.l.v Frans Poptie als Falderie Faldera [78-Columbia] (EMI)

(1955: Rudolf Schock (Tenor und die Schaumburger Märchensänger) (Dir. Norbert Schultze) als Der fröhliche Wanderer op de EP Der fröhliche Wanderer [Electrola E-40 005] (45 rpm) in de film Der fröhliche Wanderer, draait vanaf 22 september 1955 in de West-Duitse bioscopen)

(1968: The Baltimore & Ohio Marching Band in 1968 (LP: Lapland) [Jubilee JGS 8008]

ex aequo:

1954: The Obernkirchen Children’s Choir – The Happy Wanderer (Der fröhliche wanderer) (8 weken 1)
(vandaag 65 jaar geleden)
(Frederick-Willem Möller)

(Het origineel is van Die Schaumburger Märchensänger (Der Obernkirchener Kinderchor) als Der fröhliche wanderer uit 1953 [78-Odeon O-28 716]

1965: Billy Thorpe And The Aztecs – I Told The Brook / Funny Face [Parlophone 8158] (1 week 1)
(vandaag 53 jaar geleden)
(Marty Robbins / Tony Crane)

(A-kant: het origineel is van Marty Robbins uit 1961 [Columbia 4-42246] (45 rpm)

1988: John Farnham – Age Of Reason [RCA Victor 104904] (4 weken 1)
(vandaag 31 jaar geleden)
(Todd Hunter; Johanna Pigott)
(Produced by Ross Fraser)
(Engineered by Doug Brady)

2005: Crazy Frog – Axel F (3 weken 1)
(vandaag 14 jaar geleden)
(Harold Faltermeyer)
(Produced By Reinhard Raith And Henning Reith)
(Original ‘Crazy Frog Sound’ under exclusive license from Daniel Malmedahl)

(#50 hit in de US Hot 100 op 10 september 2005)

(#3 hit in Amerika voor Harold Faltermeyer (Produced By Harold Faltermeyer) (℗ 1984) op 1 juni 1985 [MCA Records MCA-52536] (45 rpm) in politiefilm Beverly Hills Cop)


1970: Mungo Jerry – In The Summertime (1 week 1)
(vandaag 49 jaar geleden)
(Ray Dorset)
(Produced by Barry Murray)

(#3 hit in de US Hot 100 op 12 september 1970)

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

(#1 hit in Australië voor The Mixtures (Produced by June Productions of Australia Pty. Ltd.) op 5 september 1970 [Fable FB-017] (45 rpm)

(#3 hit in Amerika voor Shaggy featuring Rayyon (Produced by Robert Livingston and Shaun “Sting Int’1” Pizzonia [= Shaun Pizzonia] (Executive Producer: Robert Livingston) als dubbele A-kant Boombastic / Summer Time op 19 augustus 1995 [Virgin ‎4 KM-38482] (Cassette-single)

1983: Irene Cara – Flashdance…What A Feeling [Casablanca 811 440-7] (6 weken 1)
(vandaag 36 jaar geleden)
(Muziek: Giorgio Moroder /Tekst: Keith Forsey; Irene Cara)
(Produced by Giorgio Moroder)

(#1 hit in de US Hot 100 op 28 mei 1983)

(Uit de film Flashdance met in de hoofdrollen Jennifer Beals & Michael Nouri, draait vanaf 15 april 1983 in de Amerikaanse bioscopen)


Australia and New Zealand charts sourced from Wikipedia


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