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1941 Enric Madriguera - Brazil (78rpm version-instrumental)
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Here's a clean copy of Madriguera's great Victor track of the samba which waited until 1943 to become a major song hit (peaking at #1 on “Your Hit Parade”).
1953 HITS ARCHIVE: Santa Baby - Eartha Kitt
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Santa Baby (Springer-Springer-Javits) by Eartha Kitt, orchestra conducted by Henri Rene (CD audio source) Though many vintage "holiday hits" are rarely heard ...
1955 HITS ARCHIVE: Maybellene - Chuck Berry (#1 R&B hit)
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Maybellene (Berry) by Chuck Berry and his combo (CD audio source) Mainstream popular music tastes were undergoing a major upheaval in the summer and ...
1st RECORDING OF: True Love Ways - Buddy Holly (1958)
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Recorded at Buddy's final session in the autumn of '58 but not released until 1960, this tune created little interest at the time. Over the years, however, its stature ...
1958 HITS ARCHIVE: Rebel Rouser - Duane Eddy
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Rebel-' Rouser (Eddy-Hazlewood) by Duane Eddy and his 'twangy guitar Eddy's memorable first major hit climbed to #6 on the weekly Billboard rankings.
1962 HITS ARCHIVE: The Lonely Bull - Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass
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The Lonely Bull (El Solo Torro) (Lake) The Tijuana Brass, featuring Herb Alpert Having previously co-written the song hits “Baby Talk” and “Wonderful World” ...
1959 Ray Conniff Singers - Christmas Bride
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CD audio, originally issued on Columbia LP 1390 “Christmas With Conniff” - Christmas Bride (Jay) by The Ray Conniff Singers Check out the daily music posts ...
1938 HITS ARCHIVE: Sing Sing Sing - Benny Goodman (original Victor version)
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CD audio, originally issued on 12-inch 78rpm: Victor 36205 - Sing, Sing, Sing (Introducing “Christopher Columbus”) (Louis Prima) by Benny Goodman and his ...
1959 HITS ARCHIVE: There Goes My Baby - Drifters (#1 hit)
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There Goes My Baby (Nelson-Patterson-Treadwell) by The Drifters, featuring Ben E. King Influential hit that helped further the R&B-group-plus-string-section ...
1925 Nat Shilkret & Henry Burr - After The Ball
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It's the Victor studio orchestra, conducted by Nat Shilkret and released as by The International Novelty Orchestra. Though he receives no label billing, the ...
1930 Hotel Pennsylvania Music (Phil Spitalny) - Go Home And Tell Your Mother (Bill Coty, vocal)
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Original 78rpm courtesy of the Rick Colom Collection. A Dorothy Fields-Jimmy McHugh tune composed for MGM's 1930 romantic musical comedy “Love In The ...
1962 HITS ARCHIVE: Duke Of Earl - Gene Chandler (#1 hit)
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Duke Of Earl (Williams-Edwards-Dixon) by Gene Chandler, produced by Bill Sheppard Among the year's most memorable hits, this #1 smash had actually been ...
1939 HITS ARCHIVE: Don’t Worry ‘Bout Me - Hal Kemp (Bob Allen, vocal)
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Don't Worry 'Bout Me (Koehler-Bloom) by Hal Kemp & his Orchestra, vocal by Bob Allen The Ted Koehler-Rube Bloom semi-standard (label-credited as from the ...
1942 Harry James - I Remember You (Helen Forrest, vocal)
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Beautiful version of the Johnny Mercer-Victor Schertzinger tune from the entertaining Paramount musical “The Fleet's In.” Dorothy Lamour, William Holden, Betty ...
1954 HITS ARCHIVE: Mr. Sandman - Chordettes (#1 hit) (in Fallout 76)
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Mr. Sandman (Ballard) by The Chordettes, orchestra conducted by Archie Bleyer (CD audio source) The final blockbuster hit of 1954 was a product of Cadence ...
1935 HITS ARCHIVE: Cheek To Cheek - Fred Astaire (Leo Reisman orch.)
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Irving Berlin's tune from “Top Hat” was among the year's most popular song hits (five weeks at #1 on “Your Hit Parade”), and this Astaire-Reisman collaboration ...
1946 HITS ARCHIVE: (Get Your Kicks On) Route 66 - Nat King Cole (his original version) (#3 R&B hit)
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(Get Your Kicks On) Route 66 (Troup) by The King Cole Trio, vocal by King Cole (CD audio source) In its most famous version, here's that memorable Bobby ...
1941 HITS ARCHIVE: Dancing In The Dark - Artie Shaw (instrumental)
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Dancing In The Dark (Dietz-Schwartz) by Artie Shaw & his Orchestra The Howard Dietz-Arthur Schwartz standard had been introduced in the 1931 stage ...
1933 Paul Whiteman (12-inch) - Night And Day (Phil Dewey & Pickens Sisters, vocal)
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One of several early recordings of Cole Porter's new song hit from the stage musical "Gay Divorce" [sic], later renamed "The Gay Divorcee" for the film version.
1931 Ray Noble - Lady Of Spain (Al Bowlly, vocal)
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Performed in this early version by England's popular Noble-led New Mayfair Orchestra, the familiar tune has since become commonly identified as a showpiece ...
1929 now added to the MusicProf78 Hits Archive collection
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Wrappin' up The Roaring '20s with Singin' In The Rain, Love Me Or Leave Me, Ain't Misbehavin', Tip-Toe Thru The Tulips, Am I Blue?, Keep Your Sunnyside Up, ...
1962 HITS ARCHIVE: Monster Mash - Bobby (Boris) Pickett (#1 hit)
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Monster Mash (Pickett-Capizzi) by Bobby (Boris) Pickett and The Crypt-Kickers, arranged & produced by Gary Paxton Pickett does Boris Karloff on one of the ...
1962 HITS ARCHIVE: The Loco-Motion - Little Eva (#1 hit)
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The Loco-Motion (Goffin-King) by Little Eva, produced by Gerry Goffin This unforgettable Carole King-Gerry Goffin dance hit reached the #1 Billboard pop chart ...
1931 now added to the MusicProf78 Hits Archive collection
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Stardust, Love Letters In The Sand, Minnie The Moocher, As Time Goes By, Mood Indigo, Georgia On My Mind, Love For Sale, Sugar Blues, Dancing In The ...
1937 HITS ARCHIVE: Avalon - Benny Goodman Quartet
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Classic jazz arrangement of the old Jolson favorite features Benny, Teddy, Lionel, and Gene. CD audio, originally issued on 78rpm: Victor 25644 - Avalon ...
1959 HITS ARCHIVE: I Only Have Eyes For You - Flamingos
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I Only Have Eyes For You (Dubin-Warren) by The Flamingos Mellow doo-wop treatment of the Harry Warren-Al Dubin standard introduced in the 1934 film ...
1951 Jackie Brenston - Rocket “88” (#1 R&B hit)
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Billboard R&B Chart Peak: #1 - Sometimes cited as the 'first' rock 'n roll record, this performing group was actually Ike Turner's Kings of Rhythm, with which ...
1918 Peerless Quartet - Auld Lang Syne (a cappella)
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Prolific recording act The Peerless Quartet consisted of Albert Campbell, Henry Burr, John H. Meyer, and Frank Croxton at this particular session. Digitally ...
1920 Marion Harris - I Ain’t Got Nobody (Columbia version)
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Not issued until 1921, this was the second of three released versions of the blues standard by early recording star Harris (also 1916 for Victor & 1923 for ...
1962 HITS ARCHIVE: Midnight In Moscow - Kenny Ball (#2 hit)
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Midnight In Moscow (Soloviev-Sedoi-Matusovosky-Ball) by Kenny Ball and his Jazzmen The English bandleader's million-selling trad jazz adaptation of the ...
1958 HITS ARCHIVE: Chantilly Lace - Big Bopper
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Chantilly Lace (J.P. Richardson) by The Big Bopper “You KNOW what I LIKE!! (heh-heh)” - the classic J.P. Richardson hit. TIP: Click this link to browse through ...
1956 HITS ARCHIVE: April In Paris - Count Basie (hit 45 single version)
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April In Paris (Harburg-Duke) by Count Basie & his Orchestra (CD audio source) The old 1930s song hit was reborn with the release of this famous new mid-50s ...
1st RECORDING OF: Kansas City (as 'K.C. Loving') - Little Willie Littlefield (1953)
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Quoting from “The Originals Project” website: “Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller wrote the song as 'Kansas City' but Federal Records co-owner Ralph Bass changed ...
1958 HITS ARCHIVE: Rock And Roll Is Here To Stay - Danny & The Juniors
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Rock And Roll Is Here To Stay (White) by Danny and The Juniors, orchestra conducted by Artie Singer Top-20 follow-up hit to the group's #1 smash “At The Hop.
1963 HITS ARCHIVE: Six Days On The Road - Dave Dudley (#2 C&W hit)
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The only significant 'pop' hit for the long-time country music star. Country chart peak: #2 Pop chart peaks: Music Vendor 26, Billboard 32, Cash Box 39 Original ...
1927 Charles Kaley - Just Love Me (That’s All) (Charles Kaley, vocal)
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Original 78rpm courtesy of the Rick Colom Collection, digital restoration by Bob Moke. Singer-actor Kaley's primary role in the recording studio from the mid to ...
1930 now added to the MusicProf78 Hits Archive collection
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Body And Soul, Happy Days Are Here Again, Little White Lies, I Got Rhythm, Bye Bye Blues, On The Sunny Side Of The Street, Puttin' On The Ritz, You Do ...
New Playlist Collection: 1950s Christmas singles…hits and obscurities (all MusicProf78 posts)
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160 end-of-year holiday and winter seasonal tunes, arranged alphabetically by song title and all originally issued on 45 rpm singles (as well as 78rpm during the ...
1953 Louis Armstrong & The Commanders - Cool Yule
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CD audio, originally issued on Decca single 28943 - Cool Yule (Steve Allen) by Louis Armstrong and The Commanders Check out the daily music posts on my ...
1952 HITS ARCHIVE: Singin' In The Rain - Gene Kelly (single-release version)
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The longer movie sequence of the now-iconic song-and-dance performance by Kelly was trimmed down to this sub-three-minute audio edit for the 1952 release ...
1955 HITS ARCHIVE: Bo Diddley - Bo Diddley (#1 R&B hit)
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Bo Diddley (McDaniels) by Bo Diddley (CD audio source) The innovative blues-rock musician and singer scored on his very first recording for Checker Records, ...
1954 HITS ARCHIVE: Smile - Nat King Cole (original Cole version)
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Smile (Chaplin-Turner-Parsons) by Nat King Cole, orchestra conducted by Nelson Riddle (CD audio source) The label states that "Smile" is "based on" the ...
1940 HITS ARCHIVE: In The Mood - Glenn Miller (his original #1 version
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In The Mood (Garland) by Glenn Miller & his Orchestra Recorded on the first day of August in 1939, the most recognizable track of the Swing Era eventually ...
1955 Les Elgart - Ain't She Sweet (instrumental)
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Issued as a single in 1955 and included in the band's "Campus Hop" LP the following year. Transfer and digital restoration by Bob Moke from the original 45rpm: ...
1st RECORDING OF: Blue Hawaii - Jack Denny’s Orchestra (1937--Sonny Schuyler, vocal)
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From a worn 78 we hear a version of the familiar tune which was recorded only three days prior to Bing Crosby's popular release (he also performed it in the ...
1961 HITS ARCHIVE: Bonanza - Al Caiola
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Bonanza (Livingston-Evans) by Al Caiola & his Orchestra, arranged by Don Costa This driving instrumental recording of one of the great TV themes was popular ...
1961 HITS ARCHIVE: Runaway - Del Shannon (#1 hit)
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Runaway (Shannon-Crook) by Del Shannon, featuring Max Crook on the Musitron One of the great record hits of its era, enshrined in both the Grammy and R&R ...
1957 HITS ARCHIVE: Whole Lot Of Shakin’ Going On - Jerry Lee Lewis (#3 'pop' & #1 C&W)
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Whole Lot Of Shakin' Going On (Williams-David) by Jerry Lee Lewis (CD audio source) “The Killer” reached an auspicious #3 national chart debut with this ...
1st RECORDING OF: Foggy Mountain Breakdown - Lester Flatt & Earl Scruggs (their 1949 version)
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Scruggs wrote it and played five-string banjo in this original recorded version of the bluegrass standard.. The piece attracted major new mainstream attention ...
1963 HITS ARCHIVE: Abilene - George Hamilton IV (#1 C&W for 4 weeks)
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Abilene (Gibson-Stanton-Brown-Loudermilk) by George Hamilton IV, produced by Chet Atkins The #1 country hit was written about Abilene, Kansas (not Texas).