8 oktober

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

De  nummer 1-hits van 8 oktober

Best Selling Singles/Billboard Hot 100:

1892: Russell Hunting – Michael Casey Taking The Census (6 weken 1)
(vandaag 124 jaar geleden)

1904: Bill Murray – Alexander (3 weken 1)
Alexander
(vandaag 112 jaar geleden)
(Tekst: Andrew B. Sterling /Muziek: Harry Von Tilzer)

(Twee weken later op 27 oktober 1904 wordt de eerste ondergrondse lijn van de metro in New York City geopend. Veel bovengrondse lijnen werden vervangen door tunnels. De eerste elevated line in New York City werd bijna 35 jaar eerder opengesteld. De oudste constructie dateert uit 1863.)

1910: Lucy Marsh–Harry Macdonough – Every Little Movement [Victor Record 5784] (4 weken 1)
Every Little Movement - Lucy Marsh
(vandaag 106 jaar geleden)
(Karl L. Hoschna)
(Duet)
(With orchestra)

(Het origineel is van Frances Demarest en John Reinhard in de Broadway-musical theaterproductie Madame Sherry, ging op 30 augustus 1910 in New Amsterdam Theatre, NY in première. Na 231 keer is op 11 maart 1911 de laatste voorstelling)

(#6 hit voor M. Mayhew and Henry Burr (Mezzo-Soprano and Tenor Duet) (Orchestra Accompaniment) in 1910; B-kant van Heigh-Ho van Frederick V. Bowers [Columbia Record A894] (78 rpm)

(1946: in de film The Jolson Story)

(#4 album-hit voor Ken Griffin in 1948 (LP: The Wizzard of the Organ)

(1948: Henri René and his Musette Orchestra; B-kant van Toolie-Oolie-Doolie (The Yodel Polka) [RCA Victor 25-1114] (78 rpm)

(#2 album-hit voor Doris Day with Paul Weston & his Orch. & The Norman Luboff Choir in 1951 (LP: On Moonlight Bay) [Columbia 4-39451] [Columbia B 267-7] (45 rpm Box Set)

(1951: Jack Smith in de film On Moonlight Bay)

(#20 album-hit voor Roger Williams in 1957 (LP: Almost Paradise) [Kapp KL 1063]

(Drie weken later op 30 oktober 1910 ontdekt de Nieuw-Zeelands natuur- en scheikundige Ernest Rutherford in Engeland de atoomkern en het proton. Rutherford had in 1898 ontdekt dat de straling van radioactief materiaal uit twee soorten bestond, die hij alfa en beta noemde. Hij wordt ook wel de vader van de kernfysica genoemd.)

(Op 16 december 1910 maakt de Roemeense uitvinder Henri Coandă voor het eerst een vlucht in een propeller-vliegtuig met straalmotor tijdens de tweede International Aeronautic Salon in Parijs. Op het vliegveld van Issy-les-Moulineaux bij Parijs verliest Coandă de controle over het toestel en stort brandend neer. Coandă komt op enkele kleine verwondingen aan zijn gezicht en handen na met de schrik vrij.)

1955: The Four Aces Featuring Al Alberts – Love Is A Many-Splendored Thing [Decca 9-29625] (6 weken 1)
Love Is A Many-Splendored Thing - The Four Aces

(vandaag 61 jaar geleden)
(Muziek: Sammy Fain /Tekst: Paul Francis Webster)
(Vocal With Orchestra Directed By Jack Pleis)

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

(Het koor zingt dit liedje in de gelijknamige film met in de hoofdrollen William Holden & Jennifer Jones, ging op 18 augustus 1955 in New York City en op 19 augustus 1955 in Los Angeles, Californië in première)

(#26 hit voor Don Cornell (Vocal With Chorus And Music By Jerry Carretta) {Nostalgia Classic Song op radiostation KEZW Studio 1430 AM Denver, Colorado} in 1955 [Coral 9-61467] (45 rpm)

(#54 hit voor David Rose And His Orchestra in 1955; B-kant van You And You Alone (Gelsomina) [MGM K30883] (45 rpm)

(#79 hit voor Woody Herman and His Orchestra (Instrumental) in 1955 [Capitol F3202] (45 rpm)

(#96 hit voor Don, Dick N’ Jimmy (Vocal Group) in 1955 [Crown Records 45x 158] (45 rpm)

(#1 album-hit voor Mantovani and his Orchestra in 1957 (LP: Film Encores) [London LL.1700]

(#6 album-hit voor Roger Williams (With Orchestra) in 1957 (LP: Songs of the Fabulous Fifties) [Kapp KXL 5000]

(#19 album-hit voor Lester Lanin And His Orchestra als Medley: Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing/True Love/On the Sunny Side of the Street in 1958 (LP: Lester Lanin Goes to College) [Epic LN 3474]

(1958: The Jonah Jones Quartet (LP: Swingin’ at the Cinema) [Capitol Records ST-1083]

(#28 album-hit voor Edmundo Ros And His Orchestra in 1959 (LP: Hollywood Cha Cha Cha) [London PS.152]

(#29 album-hit voor Ray Conniff And His Orchestra in 1959 (LP: Hollywood in Rhythm) [Columbia CL 1310]

(1959: Earl Bostic (LP: Sweet Tunes of the Fantastic 50’s) [King KS 602]

(#1 album-hit voor Terry Snyder and The All Stars in 1960 (LP: Persuasive Percussion) [Command RS 800-S.D.]

(#5 album-hit voor Billy Vaughn in 1960 (LP: Theme from the Sundowners)

(#23 album-hit voor Ferrante & Teicher in 1961 (LP: Love Themes)

(#11 album-hit voor Connie Francis in 1961 (LP: Never on Sunday and Other Title Songs from Motion Pictures)

(#29 album-hit voor George Greeley in 1961 (LP: The Best of The popular Piano Concertos)

(#3 album-hit in Amerika voor Andy Williams (Arranged and Conducted by Robert Mersey) in 1962 (LP: Moon River & Other Great Movie Themes) [Columbia CS 8609]

(#4 album-hit voor Lawrence Welk And His Orchestra (Arrangements by Bob Ballard, Larry Gordon, Frank Scott and George Wyle) (Produced by George Cates Lawrence Welk and Randy Wood) (℗ 1961) in 1962 (LP: Moon River) [Dot DLP 25,412]

(#145 album-hit voor Anita Bryant (Arranged and Conducted by Robert Mersey) in 1962 (LP: In a Velvet Mood) [Columbia CS 8685]

(1962: Lionel Hampton (Produced by Teo Macero) (LP: Many Splendored Vibes) [Epic BA 17027]

(#31 album-hit voor Peter Nero in 1963 (LP: Peter Nero in Person) [RCA Victor LSP 2710]

(#36 album-hit voor Arthur Lyman (Production: Richard Vaughn) (Recording: Richard Vaughn) (Arthur Lyman – Virtuoso of the vibes and his group) (John Kramer – bass, flute and guitar) (Allan Soares – piano, celeste and clavinetta) (Harold Chang – percussionist, nonpareil) in 1963 (LP: ‎Love for Sale!) [HiFi Records SL-1009]

(#10 album-hit voor Frank Sinatra in 1964 (LP: Days of Wine and Roses, Moon River, and Other Academy Award Winners)

(#15 album-hit voor Henri Mancini in 1964 (LP: The Concert Sound of Henry Mancini)

(#26 album-hit voor Jerry Vale (Arranged and Conducted by Glenn Osser) in 1964 (LP: Be My Love) [Columbia CS 8981]

(#31 album-hit voor The Lettermen (Arranged and conducted by Jimmie Haskell) (Produced by Jim Economides) (℗ 1963) in 1964 (LP: A Lettermen Kind of Love) [Capitol ST-2013]

(1964: Steve Alaimo (Arranged and Conducted by Sid Feller) (Vocal with Orch. & Chorus) {Radio Breakout Hit} [ABC-Paramount 45-10553] (45 rpm)

(1964: Ace Cannon And His Alto Sax (Supervision: Joe Cuoghi) (Engineer: Ray Harris) (LP: Ace Cannon Plays the Great Show Tunes) [Hi Records SHL 32019]

(1964: Arthur Prysock (Arranged by Mort Garson) (LP: Intimately Yours) [Old Town Records ‎OT 2004]

(1965: Indios Tabajaras (LP: The Many-Splendored Guitars of Los Indios Tabajaras) [RCA Victor LSP 3413]

(#17 album-hit voor Lettermen in 1966 (LP: The Best of the Lettermen)

(#74 album-hit voor Henry Mancini in 1966 (LP: Henry Mancini presents The Academy Award Songs – 31 “Oscar” Winners) [RCA Victor LSP 6013]

(1966: Brook Benton (Arranged and Conducted by Glenn Osser) (LP: That Old Feeling) [RCA Victor LSP 3514]

(#80 album-hit voor Peter & Gordon in 1967 (LP: Lady Godiva) [Capitol Records ST-2664]

(#194 album-hit voor Andre Kostelanetz in 1969 (LP: Sounds of Love) [Columbia GP 10]

(#22 album-hit voor Ringo Starr (Arranged by Quincy Jones) (Produced by George Martin) (Recorded in England) in 1970 (LP: Sentimental Journey) [Apple SW-3365]

(1972: Lawrence Welk (LP: Love Is a Many Splendored Thing) [Pickwick SPC-3196]

(1976: Fausto Papetti (Sax) (Arrangiamenti di Giancarlo Sorio e Reddy Bobbio) als Love Is a Many Splendored Thing (LP: 22ª Raccolta) [Durium ms AI 77380]

(#1 soundtrack-hit voor Bill Oakes in 1978 in de film Grease)

Billboard: “Net geen N°1-hits”

1898: Albert Campbell – The Moth And The Flame (1 week 2)
The Moth And The Flame
(vandaag 118 jaar geleden)
(George Taggart; Max S. Witt)

1904: Miss Mina Hickman – Good Bye Little Girl Good Bye [Victor Record 2908] (3 weken 3)
Good Bye Little Girl Good Bye - Mina Hickman
(vandaag 112 jaar geleden)
(Will. D. Cobb; Gus Edwards)
(Soprano)
(With Orchestra Accompaniment)

(#4 hit voor Byron G. Harlan in 1904 [78-Columbia A1840]

1927: Paul Whiteman and His Orchestra – Broken Hearted [Victor 20757] (2 weken 3)
Broken Hearted - Paul Whiteman
(vandaag 89 jaar geleden)
(Buddy De Sylva; Lew Brown; Ray Henderson)
(With vocal refrain)

(B-kant van Collette)

(#10 hit voor Nick Lucas (“The Crooning Troubadour”) (Voice and Guitar With Piano) in 1927 [Brunswick 3602] (78 rpm)

(#14 hit voor Phil Ohman and Victor Arden With Their Orchestra (With Vocal Chorus) in 1927; B-kant van Me and My Shadow [Brunswick 3592] (78 rpm)

(#17 hit voor Aileen Stanley (Soprano with Orchestra in 1927 [Victor 20825] (78 rpm)

(1957: Connie Haines (Orchestra Conducted By Lew Raymond) (LP: Connie Haines Sings a Tribute to Helen Morgan) [Tops L1606]

(1961: Jackie Gleason als Brokenhearted (LP: Jackie Gleason presents Lazy Lively Love) [Capitol Records SW-1439]

1938: Bing Crosby Assisted by Johnny Mercer With Victor Young’s Small Fryers – Small Fry [Decca 1960] (1 week 3)
Small Fry - Bing Crosby
(vandaag 78 jaar geleden)
(Muziek: Hoagy Carmichael /Tekst: Frank Loesser)
(Vocal with Orchestra)

(B-kant van Mr. Crosby And Mr. Mercer)

(1938: Bing Crosby, Fred MacMurray, Donald O’Connor in de film Sing You Sinners met in de hoofdrollen Bing Crosby & Fred MacMurray, ging op 17 augustus 1938 in New York City in première en draait vanaf 2 september 1938 in heel Amerika)

(#9 hit voor Mildred Bailey and her Orchestra (Vocal by Mildred Bailey) in 1938 [Vocalion 4224] (78 rpm)

(#9 album-hit voor Bing Crosby With Johnny Mercer in 1954 (LP: Bing: A Musical Autobiography) [Decca DX-151]

(1966: Danny Moss (LP: Like Someone in Love) [Columbia SX 6117] (EMI)

1955: The Fontane Sisters with Billy Vaughn’s Orchestra – Seventeen [Dot 45-15386] (1 week 3)
Seventeen - The Fontane Sisters

(vandaag 61 jaar geleden)
(Boyd Bennett; Chuck Gorman; John F. Young)

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

(#5 hit voor Boyd Bennett and His Rockets (Vocal by Big Moe) {het origineel} in 1955 [King 45-1470] (45 rpm)

(#18 hit voor Rusty Draper (Orchestra Conducted by David Carroll) (Vocal by Rusty Draper) in 1955 [Mercury 70651X45] (45 rpm)

(1955: Ella Mae Morse with Big Dave and His Music (Vocal with Orchestra) {Radio Territorial Hit};B-kant van Razzle-Dazzle [Capitol F3199] (45 rpm)

(#72 hit voor Frankie Ford in 1961 [Imperial X5735] (45 rpm)

1983: Air Supply – Making Love Out Of Nothing At All [Arista AS 1 9056] (3 weken 2)
Making Love Out Of Nothing At All - Air Supply

(vandaag 33 jaar geleden)
(Jim Steinman)
(Produced And Directed By Jim Steinman)

1983: The Police – King Of Pain [A&M Records AM-2569] (2 weken 3)
King Of Pain - The Police
(vandaag 33 jaar geleden)
(Tekst & Muziek: Sting [ = Gordon Matthew Sumner]
(Produced by Hugh Padgham and The Police)

1994: Sheryl Crow – All I Wanna Do (6 weken 2)
All I Wanna Do - Sheryl Crow
(vandaag 22 jaar geleden)
(Wyn Cooper; Sheryl Crow; Bill Bottrell; David Bearwald; Kevin Gilbert)
(Produced by Bill Bottwell)

Billboard Easy Listening chart:

1983: Spandau Ballet – True [Chrysalis CHS 42720] (1 week 1)
True - Spandau Ballet

(vandaag 33 jaar geleden)
(Gary Kemp)
(Produced by Tony Swain/Steve Jolley & Spandau Ballet)

(#4 hit in de Hot 100 op 8 oktober 1983)

(#7 album-hit voor Spandau Ballet in 2000 op de various artists Music from the Motion Picture (CD: Charlie’s Angels) [Columbia CK 61064]

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

1988: Phil Collins – Groovy Kind Of Love [Atlantic 7-89017] (3 weken 1)
Groovy Kind Of Love - Phil Collins

(vandaag 28 jaar geleden)
(Tekst & Muziek: Toni Wine; Carole Bayer Sager)
(Produced by Phil Collins and Anne Dudley)

(#1 hit in de Hot 100 op 22 oktober 1988)

(Uit de film Buster met in de hoofdrollen Phil Collins & Julie Walters, draait vanaf 16 september 1988 in de Britse bioscopen en gaat op 23 november 1988 in de Amerikaanse bioscopen in roulatie)

(Het origineel is van Diane & Annita op de EP A Groovy Kind of Love uit 1965 [45-Vogue 18035]

(#2 pop-hit voor The Mindbenders als A Groovy Kind of Love op 28 mei 1966 [Fontana F-1541] (45 rpm)

(#43 album-hit voor Pet Clark (Produced by Tony Hatch) (Arranged by Johnny Harris & Tony Hatch) (Orchestra Directed by Johnny Harris) als A Groovy Kind of Love in 1966 (LP: I Couldn’t Live Without Your Love) [Warner Bros. Records ‎WS 1645]

(1966: Duane Eddy (Produced By Lee Hazlewood) (LP: The Biggest Twang of Them All) [Reprise RS 6218]

(1966: Patti Labelle & The Bluebells (Arr. & Cond. by Artie Butler) (Produced by Bert Berns) als Groovy Kind of Love [Atlantic 45-2318] (45 rpm)

(1966: Patti LaBelle & The Bluebelles (Recording engineer: Tom Dowd) (Supervision: Bert Berns) als Groovy Kind of Love (LP: Over the Rainbow) [Atlantic SD 8119]

(1966: Mrs. Elva Miller (LP: Will Success Spoil Mrs. Miller?!) [Capitol Records ST-2579]

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

(1967: I Camaleonti als Non c’è più nessuno; B-kant van La libertà [45-Kansas DM 1016]

(1967: Gene Pitney (Produced By: Gene Pitney & George Tobin) (Orchestra Arranged & Conducted By: Jimmy Wisner) (Album Coordinator: Bob Scerbo) als A Groovy Kind of Love (LP: Golden Greats) [Musicor Records MS-3134]

(#32 hit in Engeland voor Les Gray (Produced by Pip Williams) als A Groovy Kind of Love in 1977 [Warner Bros. Records K 16883] (45 rpm)

(#28 album-hit in voor Neil Diamond in 1993 (CD: Up on the Roof: Songs from the Brill Building)

(1995: Michael Chapdelaine als A Groovy Kind of Love (CD: With Love) [Time Life Music]

(2001: Dan Finnerty in de film The Wedding Planner)

2016: P!nk – Just Like Fire (1 week 1*)
just-like-fire-pnk

(vandaag — jaar geleden)
(P!nk [= Alecia Beth Moore]; Max Martin [= Martin Karl Sandberg]; Shellback [= Karl Johan Schuster]; Oscar Holter)

(#10 hit in de Hot 100 op 18 juni 2016)

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

1994: Amy Grant – Lucky One (LP Version) [A&M Records 31458 0724 4] (1 week 2)
Lucky One - Amy Grant

(vandaag 22 jaar geleden)
(Amy Grant; Keith Thomas)
(Recorded and Mixed by Bill Whittington at The Bennett House, Franklin, TN)
(Assistant Engineers: Shawn McLean, Greg Parker)
(Executive Producers: Michael Blanton, Brown Bannister, Amy Grant)
(Produced and Arranged by Keith Thomas)
(cassette-single)

(#18 hit in de Hot 100 op 8 oktober 1994)

Billboard Country & Western chart:

1949: Margaret Whiting and Jimmy Wakely – Slipping Around [Capitol 57-40224] (17 weken 1)
Slipping Around - Margaret Whiting
(vandaag 67 jaar geleden)
(Floyd Tillman)
(With Orchestra)
(Vocal Duet With Orchestra)

(#1 hit in de US Pop Singles Charts op 19 november 1949)

(#5 C&W-hit voor Floyd Tillman (Vocal with Instrumental Acc.) {het origineel} in 1949 [Columbia 20581] (78 rpm)

(#17 pop-hit voor Ernest Tubb (Singing With Instrumental Accompaniment) in 1949 [Decca 46173] (78 rpm)

(#13 C&W-hit voor Texas Jim Robertson and The Panhandle Punchers in 1950 [RCA Victor 21-0074] (78 rpm)

(#109 Bubbling Under-hit voor Betty Johnson (Orch. Cond. by Charles Grean) in 1960 [Dot 45-16127] (45 rpm)

(#23 C&W-hit voor Marion Worth And George Morgan (Prod. by Don Law and Frank Jones) in 1964 [Columbia 4-43020] (45 rpm)

(1964: George Morgan and Marion Worth (LP: Slippin’ Around) [Columbia CS 8997]

(1964: Kai Winding (Arranged by Kai Winding & Bill McElhiney) (Vocal Accompaniment Anita Kerr Singers) (LP: Modern Country) [Verve Records V6-8602]

(#45 C&W-hit voor Roy Drusky & Priscilla Mitchell (Producer: Johnny Kennedy) in 1965 [Mercury 72497] (45 rpm)

(#98 C&W-hit voor Mack Abernathy (Produced by Vic Clay) in 1988 [CMI Records 1988-8S] (45 rpm)

(1988: Mack Abernathy (CD: Different Situations) [CMI Records 1988-8]

1955: Eddy Arnold with Hugo Winterhalter’s Chorus and Orchestra – The Cattle Call [RCA Victor 47-6139] (2 weken 1)
The Cattle Call - Eddy Arnold
(vandaag 61 jaar geleden)
(Tex Owens)

(#69 hit in de Top 100 op 19 november 1955)

(#11 C&W-hit voor Slim Whitman in 1955 [Imperial X8281] (45 rpm)

(#92 hit voor Dinah Shore (With Chorus and Orchestra under Harry Zimmerman’s Direction) in 1957 [RCA Victor 47-6897] (45 rpm)

(#131 album-hit voor Eddy Arnold in 1963 (LP: Cattle Call) [RCA Victor RCA LSP 2578]

(1964: The Sons of the Pioneers (Arranged and Conducted by Larry Gordon) als Cattle Call Rondolet (LP: Country Fare) [RCA Victor LSP 2855]

(1965: Billy Walker (LP: The Gun, the Gold and the Girl) [Columbia CS 9131]

(#34 album-hit voor Eddy Arnold in 1967 (LP: The Best of Eddy Arnold) [RCA Victor LSP 3565]

(1969: Dottie West (LP: Dottie Sings Eddy) [RCA Victor LSP 4154]

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

(#174 album-hit voor Emmylou Harris And The Nash Ramblers (Produced by Allen Reynolds & Richard Bennett) in 1992 (CD: At the Ryman) [Reprise 9 26664-2]

1977: The Kendalls – Heaven’s Just A Sin Away [Ovation Records OV 1103] (4 weken 1)
Heaven’s Just A Sin Away - The Kendalls
(vandaag 39 jaar geleden)
(Jerry Gillespie)
(Produced by: Brien Fisher)

(B-kant van Live and Let Live)

(#69 hit in de Hot 100 op 10 december 1977)

(#63 C&W-hit voor Kelly Willis (Produced by Don Was And Tony Bown) in 1993 [MCA Records MCAS7 54733] (45 rpm)

(Eén week later op 16 oktober 1977 opent prinses Beatrix het eerste stukje van twee Amsterdamse metrolijnen. de Gaasperplaslijn tussen Weesperplein en Gaasperplas en de Geinlijn tussen Weesperplein en Holendrecht. In 1990 komt de Amstelveenlijn erbij en zeven jaar later de ringlijn. De Amsterdamse metro wordt geëxploiteerd door het Gemeentevervoerbedrijf Amsterdam.)

1983: Ronnie Milsap – Don’t You Know How Much I Love You (New Mix) [RCA PB-13564] (1 week 1)
Don’t You Know How Much I Love You - Ronnie Milsap
(vandaag 33 jaar geleden)
(Dan E. Williams; Michael D. Stewart)
(Produced by Ronnie Milsap and Tom Collins)

(#58 hit in de Hot 100 op 10 september 1983)

1988: Randy Travis – Honky Tonk Moon [Warner Bros. Records 7-27833] (1 week 1)
Honky Tonk Moon - Randy Travis
(vandaag 28 jaar geleden)
(Dennis O’Rourke)
(Produced by Kyle Lehning)

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

1994: Toby Keith – Who’s That Man [Polydor 422-853 358-7] (1 week 1)
Who’s That Man - Toby Keith

(vandaag 22 jaar geleden)
(Toby Keith)
(Produced by Nelson Larkin & Harold Shedd)

(#102 Bubbling Under-hit op 17 september 1994)

2005: Montgomery Gentry – Something To Be Proud Of (2 weken 1)
Something To Be Proud Of - Montgomery Gentry

(vandaag 11 jaar geleden)
(Jeffrey Steele; Chris Wallin)

(#41 hit in de Hot 100 op 15 oktober 2005)

2016: Artists Of Then, Now & Forever – Forever Country (2 weken 1)forever-country-artists-of-then-now-forever

(vandaag – jaar geleden)
(Bill Danoff; Taffy Nivert; John Denver/Willie Nelson/Dolly Parton)

(Het liedje bestaat uit medley’s van Take Me Home Country Roads (John Denver), On the Road Again (Willie Nelson), I Will Always Love You (Dolly Parton)

(#21 hit in de Hot 100 op 8 oktober 2016)

Billboard Rhythm & Blues chart:

1949: Louis Jordan And  His Tympany Five – Beans And Corn Bread [Decca 24673] (1 week 1)
Beans And Corn Bread - Louis Jordan
(vandaag 67 jaar geleden)
(Fred Clark; Fleecie Moore)
(Vocal Chorus Louis Jordan And Ensemble)

2016: D.R.A.M. Featuring Lil Yachty – Broccoli (1 week 1)
broccoli-d-r-a-m-featuring-lil-yachty

(vandaag — jaar geleden)
(Roget Chahayed; Julian Gramma; Shelley Massenburg-Smith; Miles McCollum)

(#8* hit in de Hot 100 op 8 oktober 2016)

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This US list was compiled by data from the books titled Joel Whitburn’s “Pop Memories 1890-1954”, “Top Pop Singles 1955-2010”, “Top Adult Songs 1961-2006”, “Hot Country Songs 1944-2010”, “Hot R&B Songs 1942-2010” and Billboard Magazine (©2016)

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Australië:

1949: Buddy Clark – It’s A Big, Wide, Wonderful World (4 weken 1)
(vandaag 67 jaar geleden)
(John Rox)
(Orchestra under the direction of Mitchell Ayres)

(#25 hit in de US Pop Singles Charts op 26 maart 1949)

(Het origineel komt uit de Broadway-musical theaterproductie All in Fun uit met in de hoofdrol Imogene Coca, ging op 27 december 1940 in Majestic Theatre, NY première. Na 3 keer was op 28 december 1940 de laatste voorstelling)

ex aequo:

1949: Larry Green and his Orchestra – It’s A Big Wide Wonderful World (4 weken 1)
(vandaag 67 jaar geleden)
(John Rox)
(Vocal refrain by Ray Dorsey)

(Het origineel komt uit de Broadway-musical theaterproductie All in Fun uit met in de hoofdrol Imogene Coca, ging op 27 december 1940 in Majestic Theatre, NY première. Na 3 keer was op 28 december 1940 de laatste voorstelling)

1955: Al Hibbler – Unchained Melody (Are You Still Mine) [Columbia SCMO-70221] (5 weken 1)
(vandaag 61 jaar geleden)
(Muziek: Alex North /Tekst: Hy Zaret)
(Vocal with Orchestra Directed by Jack Pleis)

(#3 hit in de US Pop Singles Charts op 4 juni 1955)

{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 Todd Duncan in de film Unchained met in de hoofdrollen Elroy “Crazylegs” Hirsch & Barbara Hale, ging op 19 januari 1955 in Chino in Californië in première)

(#1 hit in Amerika voor Les Baxter His Chorus and Orchestra (Vocal Group with Orchestra) {Nostalgia Classic Song op radiostation KEZW Studio 1430 AM Denver, Colorado} {Timeless Classic Song op radiostation KIXI (880 AM) Mercer Island-Seattle, Washington} op 14 mei 1955 [Capitol F3055] (45 rpm)

(#1 hit in Engeland voor Jimmy Young with Bob Sharples And His Music op 24 juni 1955 [Decca 45-F 10502] (45 rpm)

(#6 hit in Amerika voor Roy Hamilton (Orch. under dir. of Obie B. Massingill) {Nostalgia Classic Song op radiostation KEZW Studio 1430 AM Denver, Colorado} in 1955 [Epic 5-9102] (45 rpm)

(#20 hit in Engeland voor Liberace (Orchestra under the direction of George Liberace) in 1955 [Columbia P.B. 430] (78 rpm)

(#29 hit in Amerika voor June Valli with Hugo Winterhalter’s Orchestra and Chorus in 1955 [RCA Victor 47-6078] (45 rpm)

(#109 Bubbling Under-hit in Amerika voor Gerry Granahan (Arranged by Bun Hutch Davie) in 1961 [Caprice Records C-106] (45 rpm)

(#66 hit in Amerika voor Vito & The Salutations (Prod. by Dave Rick) (Arr. by D. Rick) in 1963 [Herald H-583] (45 rpm)

(#4 hit in Amerika voor The Righteous Brothers (Producer: Phil Spector) {Nostalgia Classic Song op radiostation KEZW Studio 1430 AM Denver, Colorado} {Timeless Classic Song op radiostation KIXI (880 AM) Mercer Island-Seattle, Washington} in 1965 [Philles Records 129] (45 rpm)

(#41 R&B-hit in Amerika voor The Sweet Inspirations (Arranged by Arif Mardin) (Produced by Tom Dowd) in 1968 [Atlantic 45-2551] (45 rpm)

(#41 C&W-hit in Amerika voor Joe Stampley (Produced by Norro Wilson) (String Arrangements: Bergen White) (℗ 1974) in 1975 [ABC/Dot DOA-17551] (45 rpm)

(#6 C&W-hit in Amerika voor Elvis Presley (Executive Producer Elvis Presley) (Associate Producer Felton Jarvis) (Vocal accompaniment by Sherrill Nielsen) in 1978 [RCA PB-11212] (45 rpm)

(#27 Easy Listening-hit in Amerika voor George Benson (Produced by Tommy Lipuma) (Recorded and Mixed by Al Schmitt) in 1979 [Warner Bros. Records WBS 8843] (45 rpm)

(#83 hit in Amerika voor Heart (Produced by Heart)  in 1981 [Epic 19-51010] (45 rpm)

(#54 hit in Engeland voor Leo Sayer (Produced and arranged by Alan Tarney) in 1984 [Chrysalis LEO 3]

(#13 hit in Amerika voor The Righteous Brothers (Produced by Phil Spector) in 1990 [Verve Forecast 871 882-7] {oude versie} in de film Ghost

(#19 hit in Amerika voor The Righteous Brothers (Produced by Bill Medley) in 1990 [Curb Records 4JM-76842] (cassette-single) {nieuwe opname} in de film Ghost

(#26 C&W-hit in Amerika voor Ronnie McDowell (Produced by Buddy Killen) (℗ 1990) in 1991 [Curb Records NR-76850] (45 rpm)

(#1 hit in Engeland voor Robson & Jerome (Produced by Mike Stock/Matt Aitken) (Engineered by Peter Day) (Assistant Dean Murphy & Barrie Steele) (Mixed By Dave Ford) op 20 mei 1995 [RCA 74321 28436 2] (CD maxi-single)

ex aequo:

1955: Les Baxter His Chorus and Orchestra – Unchained Melody (5 weken 1)
(vandaag 61 jaar geleden)
(Muziek: Alex North /Tekst: Hy Zaret)
(Vocal Group with Orchestra)

(#1 hit in de US Pop Singles Charts op 14 mei 1955)

{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 Todd Duncan in de film Unchained met in de hoofdrollen Elroy “Crazylegs” Hirsch & Barbara Hale, ging op 19 januari 1955 in Chino in Californië in première)

1960: Elvis Presley With The Jordanaires – It’s Now Or Never [RCA 10940] (7 weken 1)
(vandaag 56 jaar geleden)
(Engelse tekst: Aaron Schroeder; Wally Gold)

(#1 hit in de US Hot 100 op 15 augustus 1960)

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

(Published ℗ 1899 als O sole mio (Tekst: Giovanni Capurro /Muziek: Eduardo di Capua)

(Voor het eerst op de plaat gezet door Francesco Daddi als O sole mio (Capua) (Italiano) (Tenor) in 1901 [Victor Record 62723] (78 rpm)

(#3 hit in Amerika voor Emilio de Gogorza als O sole mio (My Sunshine) (Neapolitan Folk Song) (Baritone with orchestra In Italian) op 22 augustus 1908 [Victor 74105] (78 rpm)

(#9 hit in Amerika voor Alan Turner (Baritone with orchestra) (In English) als O sole mio (My Sunshine); B-kant van La Paloma in 1914 [Victor 17536] (78 rpm)

(#3 hit in Amerika voor Enrico Caruso als O sole mio (My Sunshine) op 8 juli 1916 [Victrola 87243] (78 rpm)

(#2 hit in Amerika voor Tony Martin (with Orch. conducted by Henri René) als There’s No Tomorrow op 4 februari 1950 [RCA Victor 47-3078] (45 rpm)

(#20 hit in West-Duitsland voor Gerd Böttcher (Werner Müller und sein Orchester) als Ich komme wieder (O sole mio) in 1960 [Decca D 19 101] (45 rpm)

(#36 hit in West-Duitsland voor Peter Alexander (Produced By Ralph Siegel) als O sole mio in 1974 [Ariola 13250 AT] (45 rpm)

(#14 hit in Amerika John Schneider (Arranged and Conducted by John D’Andrea) (Produced by Tony Scotti and John D’Andrea) als It’s Now or Never in 1981 [Scotti Brothers ZS6 02105] (45 rpm)

1979: Patrick Hernandez – Born To Be Alive (5 weken 1)
(vandaag 37 jaar geleden)
(Patrick Hernandez)
(Produced by Jean Van Loo)

(#16 hit in de US Hot 100 op 29 september 1979)

1995: Mariah Carey – Fantasy (1 week 1)
(vandaag 21 jaar geleden)
(Tekst: Mariah Carey; Chris Frantz; Tina Waymouth /Muziek: Mariah Carey; Dave Hall; Chris Frantz; Tina Waymouth; Adrian Belew; Steven Stanley)
(Produced By Mariah Carey And Dave Hall)
(Bevat een sample uit Genius of Love van Tom Tom Club (1982)

(#1 hit in de US Hot 100 op 30 september 1995)

2000: P!nk – Most Girls (Radio Edit) [LaFace Records 74321 786632] (1 week 1)
(vandaag 36 jaar geleden)
(Babyface [ = Kenneth Brian Edmonds]; Damon Thomas)
(Produced By Babyface)
(Recorded By Paul Bountin At Brandon’s Way Recording, Los Angeles, CA)
(Mixed By Manny Marroquin At The Tracken Place, Hollywood, CA)
(Assisted By Victor McCoy)
(Background Vocals By Sherree FordPayne & Tavia Mey)
(Background Vocal Arrangement By Damon Thomas)
(Keyboard & Drum Programming By Babyface)
(Production Coordinator: Ivy Skoff)
(Mastered By Powers House Of Sound, New York, NY [ = Herb Powers Jr.]
(Album Producers: LA Reid And Babyface)
(CD maxi-single)

(#4 hit in de US Hot 100 op 25 november 2000)

Nieuw-Zeeland:

1989: Jive Bunny And The Mastermixers – Swing The Mood (Medley) (5 weken 1)
(vandaag 27 jaar geleden)
(In The Mood (Glenn Miller)
(Andy Razaf; Joe Garland)
(Let’s Twist Again (Chubby Checker)
(Kal Mann; Dave Apell)
(Rock Around The Clock (Bill Haley)
(Max Freedman; Jimmy DeKnight)
(Rock-A-Beatin’ Boogie (Bill Haley)
(Bill Haley)
(Tutti-Frutti (Little Richard)
(Dorothy LaBostrie; Richard Penniman; Joe Lubin)
(Wake Up Little Susie (The Everly Brothers)
(Bouleaux Bryant; Felice Bryant)
(C’mon Everybody (Eddie Cochran)
(Eddie Cochran; Jerry Capehart)
(Hound Dog (Elvis Presley)
(Jerry Leiber; Mike Stoller)
(Shake, Rattle And Roll (Bill Haley)
(Charles Calhoun)
(All Shook Up (Elvis Presley)
(Elvis Presley; Otis Blackwell)
(Jailhouse Rock (Elvis Presley)
(Jerry Leiber; Mike Stoller)
(At The Hop (Danny and  the Juniors)
(Artie Singer; John Medora; David White)
(Produced by Andy Pickles and Lem Hemstock)
(Executive Producer: John Pickles)
(Engineered by Andy Pickles)
(Original Concept: Les Hemstock)
(Recorded and Mixed at Music Factory Recording Studios, Rotherham)

(#11 hit in de US Hot 100 op 13 januari 1990)

1995: Mariah Carey – Fantasy (2 weken 1)
(vandaag 21 jaar geleden)
(Tekst: Mariah Carey; Chris Frantz; Tina Waymouth /Muziek: Mariah Carey; Dave Hall; Chris Frantz; Tina Waymouth; Adrian Belew; Steven Stanley)
(Produced By Mariah Carey And Dave Hall)
(Bevat een sample uit Genius of Love van Tom Tom Club (1982)

(#1 hit in de US Hot 100 op 30 september 1995)

2000: Spiller – Groovejet (If This Ain’t Love) (Radio Edit) (7 weken 1)
(vandaag 16 jaar geleden)
(Cristiano Spiller; Sophie Ellis-Bextor; Rob Davis)
(Co-produced by Cristiano Spiller & Boris Dlugosch)
(Mix Engineered by Gabriel [ = Gabriel Covacich]
(Lead Vocals by Sophie Ellis-Bextor)
(Backing Vocals by Sharon Scott)
(Bevat een sample uit Love Is Your van Carol Williams (1976)
(CD maxi-single)

2007: Chris Brown Featuring T-Pain – Kiss Kiss (3 weken 1)
(vandaag 9 jaar geleden)
(Chris Brown; T-Pain [ = Faheem Rasheed Najm]
(Produced By T-Pain)
(Recorded And Tracked By Brian Sumner at Chalice Recording Studio, Los Angeles, CA)
(Mixed By Fabian Marasciullo At Hit Factory Criteria, Miami, FL)
(Mastered by Chris Atkins At Sterling Sound, NYC)

(#1 hit in de US Hot 100 op 10 november 2007)

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Australia and New Zealand charts sourced from Wikipedia

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