26 september

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

De nummer 1-hits van 26 september

Best Selling Singles/Billboard Hot 100:

1903: Arthur Collins & Byron Harlan – Harrah For Baffin’s Bay (5 weken 1)
Harrah For Baffin’s Bay
(vandaag 114 jaar geleden)
(Tekst: Vincent Bryan /Muziek: Theodore F. Morse)

(Het origineel is van Fred A. Stone en David C. Montgomery in de Broadway-musical theaterproductie The Wizard of Oz, ging op 20 januari 1903 in Majestic Theatre, NY in première. Na 293 keer is op 3 oktober 1903 de laatste voorstelling)

(Eén week later op 3 oktober 1903 worden in Rotterdam de eerste twee droogdokken in gebruik genomen.)

1908: Ada Jones & Billy Murray – Cuddle Up A Little Closer, Lovey Mine (5 weken 1)
Cuddle Up A Little Closer, Lovey Mine
(vandaag 109 jaar geleden)
(Tekst: Otto Hauerbach /Muziek: Karl Hoschna)

(Het origineel is van Alice Yorke in de Broadway-musical theaterproductie Three Twins, ging op 15 juni 1908 in Herald Square Theatre, NY in première. Na 289 keer is op 20 maart 1909 de laatste voorstelling)

(#24 hit voor Dick Jurgens and his Orchestra (Vocal Chorus by Quartet (Harry Cool, Buddy Morena, Bob Lee and Carl Brandt) in 1942 [OKeh 6456] (78 rpm)

(#19 hit voor Kay Armen And The Balladiers in 1943 [Decca 18568] (78 rpm)

(#3 album-hit voor Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye and his Orchestra in 1948 (LP: Dusty Manuscripts) [RCA Victor P 228] (78 rpm Box Set)

(#2 album-hit voor Doris Day With Paul Weston & His Orchestra (LP: On Moonlight Bay) [Columbia 4-39452] in 1951 [Columbia ‎B 267-6] (45 rpm Box Set)

(1951: Gordon MacRae & Billy Gray in de film On Moonlight Bay)

(1954: Les Elgart And His Orchestra als Cuddle Up a Little Closer (LP: Just One More Dance) [Columbia CL 594]

(1957: Bill Frawley (LP: Bill Frawley Sings the Old Ones…) [Dot DLP 3061]

(#5 album-hit voor Fabian (Arr. by Al Caiola) in 1959 (LP: Hold That Tiger!) [Chancellor ‎CHLS-5003]

(#7 album-hit voor Mitch Miller And The Gang als Medley My Gal Sal/Cuddle Up a Little Closer in 1959 (LP: Party Sing Along with Mitch) [Columbia ‎CS 8138]

(#21 album-hit voor David Carroll And His Orchestra (Featuring Elmo Tanner) als Cuddle Up a Little Closer in 1959 (LP: Let’s Dance) [Mercury SR-60001]

(1959: Julie London with Jimmy Rowles and his Orchestra als Cuddle Up a Little Closer (LP: Swing Me an Old Song) [Liberty LST-7119]

(Vandaag precies 108 jaar geleden op 26 september 1908 rijdt in Nederland de eerste elektrische trein op het traject Hofplein tussen Rotterdam, Den Haag HS en Scheveningen. Vanaf de jaren dertig worden ook elektrische treinstellen gebruikt.)

1914: Ada Jones and Billy Watkins – By The Beautiful Sea [Columbia Record A1563] (2 weken 1)
By The Beautiful Sea - Ada Jones and Billy Watkins
(vandaag 103 jaar geleden)
(Harry Carroll)
(Soprano and Tenor Duet)
(Orchestra Accompaniment)

(#1 hit voor Heidelberg Quintette (Male Quintette) (with orchestra) op 1 augustus 1914 [Victor 17560] (78 rpm)

(#6 hit voor Prince’s Orchestra in 1914 [78-Columbia A5582]

(1914: Victor Military Band als By the Beautiful Sea Medley: “By the Beautiful Sea” – “Off with the Old Love on with the New” (For Dancing) (60 bars per minute) [Victor 17615] (78 rpm)

(1936: Played when Ziegfeld first meets Fannie Brice in de film The Great Ziegfeld)

(1953: Jimmy Palmer And His Orchestra (Vocal by Vocal Group) [Mercury 70182-X45] (45 rpm)

(1955: Willie “The Rock” Knox (LP: Willie “The Rock” Knox Plays Ragtime Piano) [Waldorf Music Hall MH 33 151]

(#16 album-hit voor Jackie Gleason (Orchestra Conducted by Jackie Gleason) (Alto Sax Solos by Toots Mondello) in 1957 (LP: Velvet Brass) [Capitol W-859]

(1958: Luckey Roberts (Honky Tonk Piano with Ensemble) (LP: Happy Go “Lucky”) [Period PRST 1929]

(1959: Julie London with Jimmy Rowles and his Orchestra (LP: Swing Me an Old Song) [Liberty LST-7119]

(1959: Barney Kessel (LP: Some Like It Hot) [Contemporary Records S 7565]

(1959: The Society Syncopators (Vocal by the Society Syncopators) op de various artist Original Music from the Motion Picture Soud Track (LP: Some Like It Hot) [United Artists UAL 4030]

(#6 album-hit voor Mitch Miller And The Gang in 1961 (LP: Your Request Sing Along with Mitch) [Columbia CS 8471]

(1961: The Three Suns (Arrangements by Charles Albertine) (LP: Fun in the Sun) [RCA Victor LSP 2437]

(1970: Rod Mason And His Jass Band (LP: By the Beautiful Sea) [Sentinel SENS 1005]

(Kort na het uitbreken van de Eerste Wereldoorlog produceert filmpionier Oskar Messter uit oorlogsdocumentatie het eerste Duitse weekjournaal. Het nieuws van Messter wordt drie weken later op 23 oktober 1914 voor het eerst vertoond.)

1953: The Ames Brothers with Hugo Winterhalter and his Orchestra – You You You [RCA Victor 47-5325] (8 weken 1)
You You You - The Ames Brothers

(vandaag 64 jaar geleden)
(Tekst: Robert Mellin /Muziek: Lotar Olias)

{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 Angèle Durand als Du Du Du uit 1953 [78-Musica RA 6812]

(1953: Snooky Lanson with The Four Bells (Larry Clinton and Orchestra) als You, You, You [Bell Record 1008] (78 rpm)
(1953: Nora Brockstedt als Du, du, du [78-Musica A 5160]

(1953: Åse Wentzel als Du, du, du [78-Odeon ND-7162]

(1960: Sam Cooke (Orchestra conducted by Glenn Osser) (LP: Hits of the 50’s) [RCA Victor LSP 2236]

(1960: Four Jacks (LP: Four Jacks) [Odeon MOEK 1] {uit Denemarken}

(#42 album-hit voor Bert Kaempfert And His Orchestra in 1965 (LP: Three O’Clock in the Morning) [Decca DL 74670]

(#49 hit voor Mel Carter (Arranged and Produced by Nick DeCaro) in 1966 [Imperial 66148] (45 rpm)

(1971: Slim Whitman (Produced by Biff Collie) als You, You, You (LP: It’s a Sin to Tell a Lie) [United Artists Records ‎UAS-6819]

1960: Connie Francis – My Heart Has A Mind Of Its Own [MGM K12923] (2 weken 1)
My Heart Has A Mind Of Its Own - Connie Francis

(vandaag 57 jaar geleden)
(Tekst: Howard Greenfield /Muziek: Jack Keller)
(Orch. Conducted by Gus Levene)
(Arr. by Joe Sherman)

{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 Lily Pons (with piano by Frank LaForge) als Chanson du Marie Antoinette uit 1938 [RCA Victor Red Seal 1913] (78 rpm)

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

(1967: Connie Smith (Arranged and Conducted by Bill Walker) (Produced by Bob Ferguson) (Recorded in RCA Victor’s “Nashville Sound” Studio, Nashville, Tennessee) (Recording Engineer: Jim Malloy) (LP: Downtown Country) [RCA Victor LSP 3725]

1964: Roy Orbison and The Candy Men – Oh, Pretty Woman [Monument 45-851] (3 weken 1)
Oh Pretty Woman - Roy Orbison

(vandaag 53 jaar geleden)
(Tekst & Muziek: Roy Orbison; Bill Dees)
(Produced by Fred Foster)

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

(1964: Terry Brandon (with Gerry Glenn & His Orchestra) als Oh, Pretty Woman; B-kant van The Wedding (La Novia) van Joan Baxter [Embassy WB 655] (45 rpm)

(1964: Roy’s Boys (A Cee Cee Productions) als Oh, Pretty Woman/Have I the Right/It’s All Over; B-kant Do Wah Diddy Diddy/I’m Into Something Good/I Wanna Hold Your Hand [Columbia DB 7425] (EMI) (45 rpm)

(1964: Eero ja Jussi The Boys als Kaunis nainen (Oh, Pretty Woman) [45-RCA Victor FAS 926] {Finse versie}

(1964: Die Tommies als Oh, Pretty Woman [45-Polydor NH 52 434 S] (45 rpm) {Duitse versie}

(1964: Sylvie Vartan (Orchestre sous la direction d’Eddie Vartan) als L’homme en noir “Oh, pretty woman” op de EP L’homme en noir [RCA Victor 86.071 M] (45 rpm) {Franse versie}

(#31 album-hit voor The Ventures als Oh, Pretty Woman in 1965 (LP: The Ventures Knock Me Out!) [Dolton Records BST-8033]

(#42 album-hit voor Johnny Rivers als Oh, Pretty Woman in 1965 (LP: Johnny Rivers in Action!) [Imperial LP 12280]

(#131 album-hit voor The Newbeats als Oh, Pretty Woman (℗ 1965) in 1966 (LP: Run, Baby, Run) [Hickory LPS 128]

(1965: Eero ja Jussi & The Boys (Adapt.: Solja Tuuli) (Tuotanto: Johan Vikstedt) (Äänitys: Ronnie Kranck) als Kaunis nainen (Oh, Pretty Woman) (LP: Numero 1) [RCA Victor LPM 10027] {Finse versie}

(1965: Nat & John (Produced by: Major Bill Smith & Micky Moody) als Pretty Woman [Charay Records C-88] (45 rpm)

(1966: Del Shannon als Oh, Pretty Woman (LP: This Is My Bag) [Liberty LST-7453]

(1967: Albert King (Supervison: Jim Stewart) als Oh, Pretty Woman (LP: Born Under a Bad Sign) [Stax S-723]

(1967: The Uniques (Recording Director: Robin Hood Brians) (Arrangements: Robin Hood Brians, Joe Stampley and The Uniques) als Oh, Pretty Woman (LP: Happening Now!!) [Paula Records LPS 2194]

(#13 C&W-hit voor Arlene Harden (Arranged by Bill McElhiney) (Produced by Frank Jones) als Lovin’ Man (Oh Pretty Woman) in 1970 [Columbia 4-45120] (45 rpm)

(#4 album-hit voor Al Green (Producer: Willie Mitchell, Al Green) (Engineer: Willie Mitchell) (Vocal Background: Charles Chalmers, Donna Rhodes and Sandra Rhodes) (String arrangements: James Mitchell and Charles Chalmers) Recorded at: Royal Recording Studios, 1320 S, Lauderdale, Memphis, Tenn.) als Oh, Pretty Woman in 1972 (LP: I’m Still in Love with You) [Hi Records XSHL 32074]

(1972: Little Gerhard als Pretty Woman (LP: Keep on Rockin’) [Polydor 2379 039] {uit Zweden}

(1973: The New Jordal Swingers als Oh, Pretty Woman (LP: Hold On!) [On Records ONBS 100] {uit Noorwegen}

(1974: Klaus & Servants als Pretty Woman (LP: Do You Remember) [RCA Victor YDPL 1-708] {uit Denemarken}

(1976: Johnny Cougar als Oh, Pretty Woman (LP: Chestnut Street Incident) [MCA Records MCA-2225]

(1976: Andy Kim (Produced by Andy Kim) (Arranged by Michael Omartian) als Oh, Pretty Woman [Capitol P-4234] (45 rpm)

(1976: Rohdes Rockers als Oh Pretty Woman (LP: Brylcreme Show at Hayati’s) (Inspelad Live på Hayati’s 7:e September 1976) [Marilla MA LP 95] {uit Noorwegen}

(1978: The Boppers als Oh Pretty Woman (LP: Number: 1) [T-Bone TBLP 1021] {uit Zweden}

(1978: Leroy Van Dyke als Oh Pretty Woman (LP: Rock Relics) [Plantation PLP 526]

(1979: Hammer [= Jan Hammer] als Oh, Pretty Woman (LP: Hammer) [Asylum Records 6E-232]

(1979: Jan Hammer (Produced by Jan Hammer) als Oh, Pretty Woman [Asylum Records E-46548] (45 rpm)

(#3 album-hit voor Van Halen in als (Oh) Pretty Woman 1982 (LP: Diver Down) [Warner Bros. BSK 3677]

(#12 hit voor Van Halen (Produced By Ted Templeman) (Engineered by Donn Landee) als Pretty Woman in 1982 [Warner Bros. Records WBS50003] (45 rpm)

(1983: John Spencer (Produktie: Tom Peters en Henk van Broekhoven) als Pretty Woman (Ned. Versie) [Philips 811 362-7]

(#48 Easy Listening-hit voor Roy Orbison and Friends (Produced by T Bone Burnette) (Arranged by J.D. Souther) (Executive Producer: Barbara Orbison) als Oh Pretty Woman in 1989 [Virgin 7-99159] (45 rpm) {Recorded live at the Coconut Grove, Los Angeles, California on September 30, 1987 Recorded September 30, 1987} [uncredited]

(#4 album-hit voor Roy Orbison als Oh Pretty Woman in 1990 op de various artists Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (CD: Pretty Woman) [EMI CDP 7-93492-2]

(#53 album-hit voor Ricky Van Shelton als Oh Pretty Woman in 1990 (LP: RVS III) [Columbia CK 45250]

(1993: Sandra Kim als Je n’ suis qu’une femme (CD: Les Sixties) [Marino/PolyGram 07 3145 14808 2 9] {Franse versie}

(1993: Sandra Kim als Mooie ogen (CD: Sixties) [Marino/PolyGram 514 742-2]

(#1 album-hit in Engeland voor Robson & Jerome in 1996 (CD: Take Two) [RCA 74321426252]

(1996: Jan Rot als Lieve jongen (Oh Pretty Woman) (CD: Rot voor jou) [Ariola BMG 74321 396192]

(1996: Ian Whitcomb And His Bungalow Boys als Oh, Pretty Woman (CD: Let the Rest of the World Go By) [Audiophile ACD-267]

(#34 album-hit voor Chris Isaak in 2011 (CD: Beyond the Sun) [Vanguard 78212 2]

(Enkele dagen later op 1 oktober 1964 wordt het tweede televisienet in gebruik genomen. Met een kleine toespraak van minister Bot, gevolgd door het programma Broadway goes Latin, neemt de NTS het tweede televisienet in gebruik. De ontvangst van Nederland 2 is nog beperkt tot het midden en westen van het land. Eind 1966 is het hele land in staat naar beide netten te kijken.)

1987: Whitney Houston – Didn’t We Almost Have It All [Arista AS1-9616] (2 weken 1)
Didn’t We Almost Have It All - Whitney Houston

(vandaag 30 jaar geleden)
(Michael Masser; Will Jennings)
(Produced By Michael Masser)
(Vocal Arrangement by Whitney Houston)
(Executive Producer: Clive Davis)

Billboard: “Net geen N°1-hits”

1908: Ada Jones & Billy Murray – I’ve Taken Quite A Fancy To You (2 weken 2)
I’ve Taken Quite A Fancy To You
(vandaag 109 jaar geleden)
(Tekst: Edward Madden /Muziek: Theodore Morse)

1925: Blossom Seeley – Yes Sir, That’s My Baby [Columbia 386-D] (2 weken 2)
Yes Sir That’s My Baby - Blossom Seeley
(vandaag 92 jaar geleden)
(Tekst: Gus Kahn /Muziek: Walter Donaldson)
(Comedienne Accomp. by Two Pianos)

(#1 hit voor Gene Austin (Ukulele and Jazz effects by Billy (“Yuke” Carpenter) (Comedian with ukulele) {het origineel} op 12 september 1925; B-kant van Everything is Hotsy Totsy Now) [Victor 19656] (78 rpm)

(#5 hit voor Ben Bernie and His Hotel Roosevelt Orchestra in 1925 [Vocalion 15080] (78 rpm)

(#10 hit voor Ace Brigode And His 14 Virginians (Incidental singing by the Orchestra) in 1925 [Columbia 398-D] (78 rpm)

(#11 hit voor Coon-Sanders Original Nighthawk Orchestra (Vocal refrain by Carleton A. Coon) in 1925 [Victor 19745] (78 rpm)

(1925: Lee Morse and her Blue Grass Boys (Voice and Orchestra [Pathé Actuelle 025146] (78 rpm)

(1935: Brian Lawrance And His Quartet (With Vocal Chorus) [Panachord 25733] (78 rpm)

(1941: Eddie Cantor (Vocal with Orchestra) [Decca ‎3798] (78 rpm)

(#10 album-hit voor King Cole Trio in 1949 (LP: King Cole Trio, Volume 4)

(1949: in de film Yes Sir! That’s My Baby)

(1950: The Clovers (with Rhythm Acc.); B-kant van When You Come back to Me [Rainbow Records 45-122] (45 rpm)

(1951: in de film I’ll See You in My Dreams)

(1952: The Five Keys [Aladdin 3118] (78 rpm)

(#11 album-hit voor Lenny Dee in 1955 (LP: Dee-Lightful!: Hi-Fi Organ Solos with a Beat) [Decca ‎DL 8114]

(1955: The Sensations – Featuring Yvonne [Atco Records 45-6056] (45 rpm)

(#10 album hit voor Lawrence Welk and his Champagne Music als I Found a Million Dollar Baby (In a Five and Ten Cent Store)/Pretty Baby/Yes Sir, That’s My Baby (Fox Trot Medley)

in 1956 (LP: Say It with Music) [Coral CRL 57041]

(1956: Bill Coleman et son Orchestre op de EP If I Had You [45-Columbia ESDF 1079]

(1956: The Mundell Lowe Quartet (LP: The Mundell Lowe Quartet) [Riverside RLP 12-204]

(#38 album-hit voor Enoch Light and the Light Brigade (℗ 1958) in 1959 (LP: I Want to Be Happy Cha Cha’s) [Grand Award G.A. 33-388]

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

(1959: Perez Prado and his Orchestra (LP: Pops and Prado) [RCA Victor LSP 2028]

(#34 hit voor Ricky Nelson in 1960; B-kant van I’m Not Affraid [Imperial 5685] (45 rpm)

(1960: Jan And Kjeld (Pronounced: Yahn And Kjeld); B-kant van When Irish Eyes Are Smiling [Kapp K-346X] (45 rpm)

(1960: Etta Jones (LP: Don’t Go to Strangers) [Prestige PRST 7186]

(1961: Earl “Fatha” Hines And His Band (Recorded at “The Birdhouse”, Chicago, IL.; 7-8/9/61) (Produced By Chris Albertson) (Recording Engineer: Barrett Clark) (LP: Chicago–The Living Legends: A Monday Date) [Riverside RLP 398]

(1961: Ann Richards (LP: Ann, Man!) [Atco Records SD 33-136]

(#6 album-hit voor 4 Seasons in 1962 (LP: Sherry & 11 Others)

(1964: Ruth Brown (An Award Music Production) (Vocal With Chorus And Orchestra) (Arranged By Gary Sherman); B-kant van What Happened to You [Decca 31598] (45 rpm)

(1964: Hale And The Hushabyes ‎(Arranged and Produced by Jack Nitzsche) [Reprise 0299] (45 rpm)

(#1 album-hit voor Frank Sinatra (Produced by Sonny Burke) (Arranged and Conducted by Nelson Riddle) in 1966 (LP: Strangers in the Night) [Reprise FS 1017]

(#199 album-hit voor George Segal (Arranged and Conducted By Artie Butler) (Produced By Artie Kornfeld) (Trumpets: Marky Markowitz, Bert Collins) (Reeds: Joe Grimm, Artie Kaplan) (Violin: Irving Spice) (Trombone: Mickey Gravine) (Callope: Artie Butler) (Piano, Organ: Moe Wechsler) (Banjo: Charlie Macey) (12-String Guitar: Vinnie Bell) (Rhythm Guitar: Sal DiTroia, Bill Suyker) (Bass: Dick Romoff) (Tuba: Don Butterfield) (Drums: Bobby Gregg) (Bass Drum, Vibraphone, Buzzer, Slide Whistle: George Devens) (Xylophone, Ratchet, Cymbal, Chimes: Phil Kraus) (Kettle Drum, Tambourine, Chromatic Bongoes, Gong: Al Rogers) (Glockenspiel, Cowbell, Temple Block, Duck Whistle: Richard Ritz) (Engineers: Eddie Smith & Harry Yarmark) (Production Coordinator: Marilyn Stewart) (Recorded at Bell Sound Studios March 8, 9 and 10, 1967) als Yes Sir That’s My Baby in 1967 (LP: The Yama Yama Man) [Philips ‎PHS-600-242]

(#109 Bubbling Under-hit voor Julius Wechter & The Baja Marimba Band (Arranged by Julius Wechter) (Prod. by Allen Stanton & Herb Alpert)) in 1968 [A&M Records 937] (45 rpm)

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

(1985: Roy Acuff (Oct. 1936) (Red Jones: vocal) (Produced and annotated by Lou Curtis) (LP: 1936-1939: Steamboat Whistle Blues) [Rounder Records SS-23]

1936: “Fats” Waller and his Rhythm – Until The Real Thing Comes Along [Victor 25374] (1 week 3)
Until The Real Thing Comes Along - Fats Waller
(vandaag 81 jaar geleden)
(Sammy Cahn; Saul Chaplin; L.E. Freeman)
(Vocal refrain and piano by “Fats” Waller)

{Zijn herkenningsmelodie}

(Het origineel is van Ethel Waters als Till The Real Thing Comes Along in de Broadway-musical theaterproductie Rhapsody in Black, ging op 4 mei 1931 in Sam H. Harris Theatre, NY in première. Na 80 keer is in juli 1931 de laatste voorstelling)

(#1 hit voor Andy Kirk And His Twelve Clouds Of Joy (Vocal Chorus by Pha Terrell) op 22 augustus 1936 [Decca 809] (78 rpm)

(1935: Valaida Snow)

(#10 hit voor Jan Garber & His Orchestra (The Idol of the Air Lanes) in 1936 [Decca 891] (78 rpm)

(#20 hit voor Erskine Hawkins and his ‘Bama State Collegians (Vocal chorus by Billy Daniels) als It Will Have to Do Until the Real Thing Comes Along in 1936 [Vocalion 3280] (78 rpm)

(1936: Dixie Lee Crosby with Victor Young & his Orchestra (Vocal with Orchestral Acc.) [Decca 892] (78 rpm)

(#24 hit voor Ink Spots (Vocal with Instrumental Accompaniment) in 1941; B-kant van Keep Cool, Fool [Decca 3958] (78 rpm)

(#1 album-hit voor Ink Spots in 1946 (LP: Ink Spots) [Decca 477] (78 rpm Box Set)

(1946: Johnny Moore’s Three Blazers (Charlie Brown, piano; Eddie Williams, bass; Johnny Moore, guitar) als Till the Real Thing Comes Along [Aladdin Recordings 130] (78 rpm)

(1947: Billy Holiday (Orchestra under the direction of Teddy Wilson) als (It Will Have to Do) Until The Real Thing Comes Along (℗ 1942) [78-Columbia 37493]

(1947: The Ravens (Vocal Quartet With Rhythm) [National Records 9045] (78 rpm)

(1947: Jane Russell (Orchestra under the direction of Lou Bring) (LP: Let’s Put Out the Lights) [Columbia C 157-8] [Columbia 37919] (78 rpm Box Set)

(1949: Erroll Garner; B-kant van The Man I Love [78-Savoy Records 765]

(1951: Oscar Peterson; B-kant van Love for Sale [78-Mercury Records 8959]

(1952: James Moody)

(1953: Gene Ammons And His Band (10″ LP: Gene Ammons Favorites, Volume Three) [Prestige PRLP 149]

(1953: Gene Ammons And His Band (10″ LP: Gene Ammons Tenor Sax Favorites, Volume Three) [Prestige PRLP 149]

(1954: Billy Ward And His Dominoes (Vocal With Orchestra) [Federal 45-12162] (45 rpm)

(1954: Patti Page (10″ LP: Song Souvenir) [Mercury MG 25187]

(1955: Ella Fitzgerald (With Ellis Larkins at the piano) (LP: Ella Songs in a Mellow Mood) [Decca DL 8069]

(1956: Frankie Laine and Buck Clayton and his Orchestra Featuring: J.J. Johnson and Kai Winding) (LP: Jazz Spectacular) [Columbia CL 808]

(#15 album-hit voor The Platters in 1959 (LP: Remember When?) [Mercury Records SR-60087]

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

(1959: Van Alexander And His Orchestra (LP: The Home of Happy Feet) [Capitol Records T-1243]

(1959: Romance Watson (Vocal With Chorus And Orchestra Directed By Dick Jacobs) [Coral 9-62133] (45 rpm)

(#33 album-hit voor Nat King Cole in 1960 (LP: Tell Me All About Yourself) [Capitol Records ‎W-1331]

(1960: Big Maybelle; B-kant van I Got It Bad and That Ain’t Good [Savoy Records ‎45-1583] (45 rpm)

(1960: Dean Martin (Orchestra conducted by Nelson Riddle) (LP: This Time I’m Swingin’!) [Capitol Records ST-1442]

(#113 album-hit voor Della Reese (Arranged and conducted by Mercer Ellington) in 1961 (LP: Special Delivery) [RCA Victor LSP 2391]

(1963: Aretha Franklin (LP: Laughing on the Outside) [Columbia ‎CS 8879]

(1967: Ernie K. Doe als (It Will Have to Do) Until The Real Thing Comes Along (Arranged & Produced by Wilma Shakesnider) [45-Duke 423]

(#154 album-hit voor Leo Reisman & His Orchestra (Vocal-Larry Stewart) als (It Will Have to Do) Until the Real Thing Comes Along in 1973 op de various artists Original Soundtrack Recordings from the Paramount Picture (LP: Paper Moon) [Paramount PAS-1012]

(1984: Big Maybelle (Original Sessions Produced by Ozzie Cadena & Fred Mendelsohn) (Engineer: Rudy Van Gelder) (Recorded at Van Gelder Recording Studio – Hackensack, N.J.) (Recorded 8/13/59) (Big Maybelle: vocals) (Robert Banks: organ) (plus unknown piano, guitar, bass, drums) (Paul Winter, Julius Held, Seymour Miroff, Felix Orlewitz – violins) (Arranger: Howard Biggs) (LP: Roots of R’n’ R, Blues and Early Soul, Vol. 13) [Savoy Jazz ‎SJL 1143]

(2003: Julien Clerc (Adapt.: Maxime Le Forestier) als Avant qu’on aille au fond des chôses (CD: Studio) [Virgin 72435 843632 7]

(#2 album-hit voor Rod Stewart in 2004 (CD: As Time Goes By… The Great American Songbook Volume II) [J Records 82876-55710-2]

(#19 album-hit voor Natalie Cole in 2008 (CD: Still Unforgettable) [DMI Records R1 512320]

1992: Patty Smyth with Don Henley – Sometimes Love Just Ain’t Enough [MCA Records MCAS7-54403] (6 weken 2)
Sometimes Love Just Ain’t Enough - Patty Smyth

(vandaag 25 jaar geleden)
(Patty Smyth; Glen Burtnik)
(Produced By Roy Bittan)

Adult Standards/Timeless Classics

1960: Jimmy Charles and The Revelletts with Phil Medleys Orch. – A Million To One [Promo Records P-1002]
A Million To One - Jimmy Charles

(vandaag 57 jaar geleden)
(Phil Medley)

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

(#5 hit in US Billboard Hot 100 Singles Charts)

(#6 hit US Record World Top 100 Singles Charts)

(#6 hit in US Cashbox Top 100 Singles Charts)

Billboard Easy Listening chart:

1964: Gale Garnett – We’ll Sing In The Sunshine [RCA Victor 47-8388] (7 weken 1)
We’ll Sing In The Sunshine - Gale Garnett

(vandaag 53 jaar geleden)
(Gale Garnett)
(Producer: Andy Wiswell)
(Orchestra Conducted by Sid Bass)

(#4 hit in de Hot 100 op 17 oktober 1964)

{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 Hoyt Axton with the Sherwood Singers (Produced by David Hubert) als Sing in the Sunshine uit 1963 [Horizon Records 6] (45 rpm)

(#18 album-hit voor Trini Lopez (Arranged and Produced by Don Costa) in 1965 (LP: The Folk Album) [Reprise RS 6147]

(#22 album-hit voor The New Christy Minstrels in 1965 (LP: Chim Chim Cher-ee) [Columbia CS 9169]

(#127 album-hit voor Bobbi Martin in 1965 (LP: Don’t Forget I Still Love You) [Coral CRL 57472]

(1965: Skeeter Davis & Bobby Bare (Producer: Chet Atkins) (LP: Tunes for Two) [RCA Victor LSP.3336]

(1965: Jane Morgan (Produced by Manny Kellem) (LP: In My Style) [Epic BN 26166]

(#45 album-hit voor Sonny & Cher (Arranged & Produced By Sonny Bono) (Conducted by: Harold Battiste) (Engineer: Stan Ross, Gold Star Studios, Hollywood, California) in 1967 (LP: In Case You’re in Love) [Atco Records SD 33-203]

(1969: Dick & Dee Dee (Arr. by Dick Hieronymus); B-kant van In the Season of Our Love [Dot Records 45-17261] (45 rpm)

(#63 C&W-hit voor LaWanda Lindsey in 1970 [45-Chart CH-5076]

(#105 album-hit voor The Mike Curb Congregation (Arr. & Prod. By Perry Botkin. Jr.) in 1970 (LP: Come Together) [CoBurt Records Inc. CO 1002]

(1970: The Mike Curb Congregation (Arr. & Prod. By Perry Botkin. Jr.) [MGM Records K-14151] (45 rpm)

(#32 album-hit voor Wayne Newton in 1972 (LP: Daddy Don’t You Walk So Fast) [Chelsea Records CHE-1001]

(#34 C&W-hit voor Alice Creech (Arranged & Conducted by Don Tweedy) in 1972 [Target Records T13-0144] (45 rpm)

(#12 Easy Listening-hit voor Helen Reddy (Produced by Kim Fowley) (Executive Producer: Charles Koppelman) in 1978 [Capitol 4555] (45 rpm)

(1978: Helen Reddy (LP: We’ll Sing in the Sunshine) [Capitol SW-11759]

(#73 album-hit voor Dolly Parton in 1984 (LP: The Great Pretender) [RCA Victor AHL1-4940]

1981: Christopher Cross – Arthur’s Theme (Best That You Can Do) [Warner Bros. Records WBS49787] (4 weken 1)
Arthur’s Theme - Christopher Cross

(vandaag 36 jaar geleden)
(Peter Allen; Burt Bacharach; Christopher Cross; Carole Bayer Sager)
(Produced by Michael Omartian)
(Executive Producer: Stephen Paley)
(Engineered by Chet Himes)
(Assisted by Stuart Gitlin)

(#1 hit in de Hot 100 op 17 oktober 1981)

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

(Uit de film Arthur met in de hoofdrollen Dudley Moore, Liza Minnelli & John Gielgud, draait vanaf 17 juli 1981 in de Amerikaanse bioscopen)

(1982: Fausto Papetti (LP: 34ª Raccolta) [Durium ms AI 77428]

(1986: Alan Silvestri (St: American Anthem)

(2002: Ornella Vanoni als Sogni Proibiti (CD: Sogni proibiti – Ornella e le canzoni di Bacharach) [Epic EPC 510240 2] {Italiaanse versie}

2015: Rachel Platten – Fight Song (9 weken 1)
Fight Song - Rachel Platten

(vandaag 2 jaar geleden)
(Dave Bassett; Rachel Platten)

(#6 hit in de Hot 100 op 29 augustus 2015)

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

1970: Bobby Sherman – Julie, Do Ya Love Me [Metromedia Records MMS-194] (2 weken 2)
Julie, Do Ya Love Me - Bobby Sherman
(vandaag 47 jaar geleden)
(Tom Bahler)
(Arranged & Conducted by Al Capps)
(Produced by Jackie Mills)

(#5 hit in de Hot 100 op 19 september 1970)

(#8 hit in Engeland voor White Plains (With Pete Nelson) (Music Director: Lew Warburton) (Producers: Roger Cook/Roger Greenaway) {het origineel} in 1970 [Deram DM 315] (45 rpm)

1987: Huey Lewis and the News – Doing It All For My Baby [Chrysalis VS4 43143] (1 week 2)
Doing It All For My Baby - Huey Lewis and the News

(vandaag 30 jaar geleden)
(Phil Cody; Mike Duke)
(Produced by Huey Lewis and the News)

(#6 hit in de Hot 100 op 19 september 1987)

Billboard Country & Western chart:

1970: Jerry Lee Lewis – There Must Be More To Love Than This [Mercury 73099] (2 weken 1)
There Must Be More To Love Than This - Jerry Lee Lewis
(vandaag 47 jaar geleden)
(William E. Taylor; LaVerne Thomas)
(Produced By Jerry Kennedy)

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

(#190 album-hit voor Jerry Lee Lewis (Produced by Jerry Kennedy) in 1971 (LP: There Must Be More to Love Than This) [Mercury SR-61323]

1981: Conway Twitty – Tight Fittin’ Jeans [MCA Records MCA-51137] (1 week 1)
Tight Fittin' Jeans - Conway Twitty
(vandaag 36 jaar geleden)
(Mike Huffman)
(Produced By Conway Twitty And Ron Chancey)

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

(1981: Conway Twitty (Produced by Conway Twitty And Ron Chancey) (String Arrangements by Bergen White) (LP: Mr. T) [MCA Records MCA-5204]

1987: Dan Seals – Three Time Loser [EMI America B-43023] (1 week 1)
Three Time Loser - Dan Seals
(vandaag 30 jaar geleden)
(Dan Seals)
(Produced by Kyle Lehning)

(B-kant van On the Front Line)

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

(1986: Dan Seals (LP: On the Front Line) [EMI America PW 17231]

Billboard Rhythm & Blues chart:

1987: L.L. Cool J – I Need Love [Def Jam recordings 38-07350] (1 week 1)
I Need Love - L.L. Cool J

(vandaag 30 jaar geleden)
(James Todd Smith; Bobby Ervin; Darryl Pierce; Dwayne Simon)
(Produced by L.L. Cool J [ = James Todd Smith] and the L.A. Posse [ = Bobby Ervin, Darryl Pierce & Dwayne Simon]
(Productions/Assistant Producer: Steve Ett [ = Steven Ettinger]
(Edit: Bill Stephney)

(#14 hit in de Hot 100 op 12 september 1987)


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)



1959: The Browns – The Three Bells (Les Trois Cloches) [RCA 10760] (5 weken 1)
(vandaag 58 jaar geleden)
(Muziek & Franse tekst: Jean Villard /Engelse tekst: Bert Reisfeld)
(Producer Chet Atkins)

(#1 hit in de US Hot 100 op 24 augustus 1959)

{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 Gilles als Les trois cloches uit 1939)

(#14 hit in Amerika voor Les Compagnons De La Chanson (Vocal sung In English) als Three Bells (The Jimmy Brown Song) in 1952 [Columbia 4-39657]

(#23 in Amerika hit voor Dick Flood (with Orchestra & Chorus) als Three Bells (The Jimmy Brown Song) in 1959 [Monument Records 45-408] (45 rpm)

(#17 hit in Engeland voor Brian Poole And The Tremeloes als Three Bells in 1965 [Decca F.12037] (45 rpm)

(#120 Bubbling Under-hit in Amerika voor The Tokens als Three Bells (The Jimmy Brown Song) in 1965 [B.T. Puppy Records 45-516] (45 rpm)

(#29 C&W-hit in Amerika voor Jim Ed Brown (Producer: Felton Jarvis) in 1969 [RCA 74-0190] (45 rpm)

(#18 hit in Italië voor Schola Cantorum als Le tre campane in 1976 [45-RCA Italiana TPBO 1166]

(#1 hit in Nederland voor André van Duin (Produktie: Bert Schouten) (Arrangementen: Harry van Hoof) als Bim Bam in 1982; B-kant van Als je huilt [CNR 141.899] (45 rpm)


1969: Shane – Saint Paul [His Master’s Voice HR.364] (6 weken 1)
(vandaag 48 jaar geleden)
(Terry Knight)
(Produced by Peter Dawkins)
(Arranged by Don Richardson)

1982: Irene Cara – Fame (3 weken 1)
(vandaag 35 jaar geleden)
(Michael Gore; Dean Pitchford)
(Produced by Michael Gore)

(#4 hit in de US Hot 100 op 13 september 1980)

(Titelsong van de gelijknamige film met in de hoofdrol Irene Cara, draait vanaf 16 mei 1980 in de Amerikaanse bioscopen)

1993: Meat Loaf – I’d Do Anything For Love (But I Won’t Do That) (5 weken 1)
(vandaag 24 jaar geleden)
(Jim Steinman)
(Written, Arranged and Produced by Jim Steinman)
(Associate Producer and Recording Engineer: Steven Rinkoff)
(Associate Producer: Roy Bittan)

(#1 hit in de US Hot 100 op 6 november 1993)


Australia and New Zealand charts sourced from Wikipedia


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