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1st RECORDING OF: Red Red Wine - Neil Diamond (1967)
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Included in Neil's second LP “Just For You,” his track of “Red Red Wine” was only a minor success when issued as a single the following year (with added choral ...
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 ...
1940 Ozzie Nelson - Alice Blue Gown (Rose Ann Stevens, vocal)
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Joel Whitburn “Pop Memories”-charted track, not elsewhere on YouTube as of this posting. First popularized by Edith Day in the 1919 smash Broadway musical ...
1940 full album: Richard Rodgers conducts Rodgers & Hart (8 continuous tracks)
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Note: these eight 78rpm transfers have also been posted as individual videos. Recorded over two sessions in December 1939 and January 1940, Richard ...
1930 High Hatters - Anchors Aweigh (The Song Of The Navy)
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The so-called 'American Singers' who receive vocal credit in the original session notes consisted of Charles Harrison, Lambert Murphy, Walter Preston & Frank ...
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 ...
1939 HITS ARCHIVE: Moonlight Serenade - Glenn Miller
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Moonlight Serenade (Miller) by Glenn Miller & his Orchestra The iconic Miller theme, recorded on April 4th during the band's third Bluebird session And where ...
1930 HITS ARCHIVE: I Got Rhythm - Red Nichols (Dick Robertson, vocal)
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This Gershwin standard had been composed for the 1928 musical “Treasure Girl” (to be performed at a slower tempo), but it was Ethel Merman who made it ...
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 ...
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 ...
1930 Hotel Pennsylvania Music (Phil Spitalny) - Happy Days Are Here Again (Sid Garry, vocal)
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Though Jack Albin has sometimes been credited as leader at this session, current research indicates that it was actually Phil Spitalny, who in 1930 conducted ...
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 ...
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.
1957 Jerry Lee Lewis - Whole Lot Of Shakin’ Going On (#3 'pop' & #1 C&W hit)
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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 ...
1942 HITS ARCHIVE: Manhattan Serenade - Tommy Dorsey (Jo Stafford, vocal) (78 single version)
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Manhattan Serenade (Adamson-Alter) by Tommy Dorsey & his Orchestra, vocal by Jo Stafford The music was composed in 1928 by Louis Alter, and the original ...
1953 Spike Jones - Dragnet
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Walter Schumann's iconic 'dum-da-dum-dum' theme music is utilized here; but unlike the three successful "Dragnet"-inspired spoofs that Stan Freberg would ...
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 ...
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, ...
1960 HITS ARCHIVE: The Twist - Chubby Checker (#1 hit...twice!)
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The Twist (Ballard) by Chubby Checker While Chubby's 1960 recording of the 1959 Hank Ballard tune was a good-sized #1 best-seller, it would become ...
1935 HITS ARCHIVE: I’ll Never Say ‘Never Again’ Again - Ozzie Nelson (Ozzie Nelson, vocal)
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Joel Whitburn “Pop Memories”-charted track, not elsewhere on YouTube as of this posting. The last major hit for prolific songwriter Harry Woods (though he lived ...
1959 HITS ARCHIVE: Mr. Blue - Fleetwoods (#1 hit)
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Mr. Blue (D. Blackwell) by The Fleetwoods This million-selling #1 record by Gary, Gretchen, and Barbara spent 11 weeks in the national top 10. TIP: Click this ...
1934 HITS ARCHIVE: Cocktails For Two - Duke Ellington (instrumental)
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One of the more successful early versions of the memorable movie melody introduced by Carl Brisson in the Paramount musical “Murder At The Vanities.
1938 Ozzie Nelson - Maple Leaf Rag (Scott Joplin) (instrumental)
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Instrumental big band swing version of Scott Joplin's famous 1899 piano rag. Original 78rpm courtesy of The Rick Colom Collection: Bluebird B-7726 - Maple ...
1957 HITS ARCHIVE: Peggy Sue - Buddy Holly
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Peggy Sue (Allison-Petty) by Buddy Holly (CD audio source) For a little while, Buddy's debut smash with the Crickets “That'll Be The Day,” its follow-up “Oh, Boy!
1963 HITS ARCHIVE: Easier Said Than Done - Essex (#1 hit)
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Easier Said Than Done (Linton) by The Essex Lead vocalist Anita Humes and her group were active-duty members of the U.S. Marine Corps when they ...
1954 HITS ARCHIVE: Changing Partners - Patti Page (her original version)
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Changing Partners (Darion-Coleman) by Patti Page, orchestra conducted by Joe Reisman (CD audio source) The orchestral arrangement of Patti's original ...
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 ...
1944 full album: Charlie Spivak-Porgy And Bess (4 continuous tracks)
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Note: these four songs have also been posted as individual videos and were originally issued in an album of instrumental "Porgy And Bess" selections (Victor ...
The classic version: Mountain Dew - Grandpa Jones (1947)
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Some previous YouTube posts are either shortened, have added reverb, or are not really Grandpa's original 1947 recording (not that there's anything wrong with ...
1940 HITS ARCHIVE: Tuxedo Junction - Glenn Miller (his #1 version)
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Tuxedo Junction (Johnson-Dash-Hawkins) by Glenn Miller & his Orchestra Both this famous Miller million-seller and the (also-posted) original Erskine Hawkins ...
1954 HITS ARCHIVE: Mr. Sandman - Chordettes (#1 hit)
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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 ...
1957 HITS ARCHIVE: Banana Boat (Day-O) - Harry Belafonte
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Banana Boat (Day-O) (Belafonte-Burgess-Attaway) by Harry Belafonte, Tony Scott's orchestra and chorus, Millard Thomas guitar (CD audio source) Hit single ...
1st RECORDING OF: Bewitched - Benny Goodman (Helen Forrest, vocal)
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CD audio, originally issued on 78rpm: Columbia 35944 - Bewitched (Rodgers-Hart) by Benny Goodman and his Orchestra, vocal by Helen Forrest, recorded in ...
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: ...
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 ...
1952 HITS ARCHIVE: The Glow-Worm - Mills Brothers (their original #1 version)
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The Glow-Worm (Lincke-Mercer-Robinson) by The Mills Brothers, with orchestra conducted by Hal McIntyre (CD audio source) The Mills' #1 juke box hit was ...
1963 HITS ARCHIVE: I Will Follow Him - Little Peggy March (#1 hit)
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I Will Follow Him (Altman-Gimbel-Stole-Roma) by Little Peggy March, orchestra and chorus conducted by Sammy Lowe 15 year-old Peggy's #1 hit was an ...
1936 Benny Goodman Quartet - Moonglow
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Goodman, Hampton, Wilson, and Krupa with one of the most famous of the small-group tracks by the band. To hear Goodman's earlier full-band 1934 recording ...
1962 HITS ARCHIVE: Let’s Dance - Chris Montez
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Let's Dance (Lee) by Chris Montez Chris' highest-charting pop single (#4 Billboard) bears little resemblance to the softer style that fueled his late-60s comeback ...
1st RECORDING OF: Fly Me To The Moon (as 'In Other Words') - Kaye Ballard (1954)
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Note that original title was “In Other Words,” the future pop standard recorded by actress-singer Ballard in April 1954. Original 45rpm issue on Decca 29114 - In ...
1926 Frank Crumit - Show Me The Way To Go Home
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"Jaws" fans may remember this vintage lament being sung by the tipsy shark-hunting trio of Shaw Scheider & Dreyfuss. But going back nearly a half century ...
1956 HITS ARCHIVE: Blueberry Hill - Fats Domino ('wowed' 45rpm version) (see description)
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Blueberry Hill (Lewis-Stock-Rose) by Fats Domino See also Version 1: the now rarely-heard, undamaged, unedited original single master recording of Fats' ...
1st RECORDING OF: Mbube (evolved to ‘Wimoweh’ & ‘The Lion Sleeps Tonight’) - Solomon Linda (1939)
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Zulu-language original by the South African performer Linda with his musical group the Evening Birds. “Mbube” (pronounced EEM-boo-beh) is Zulu for 'lion,' but ...
1st RECORDING OF: Leaving On A Jet Plane (as 'Babe I Hate To Go') - John Denver (1966)
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This “Babe I Hate To Go” track is not either of the commonly-available 1969 or 1973 re-recordings of John's famous composition that he did for RCA Victor, but a ...
1962 HITS ARCHIVE: Green Onions - Booker T. & the M.G.’s
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Green Onions (Jones-Cropper-Jackson-Steinberg) by Booker T. & the M.G.'s The first hit for keyboardist Booker T. Jones and his group of Memphis studio ...
1955 HITS ARCHIVE: The Crazy Otto - Johnny Maddox (#1 hit)
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The Crazy Otto (medley) by Johnny Maddox and The Rhythmasters (CD audio source) Among the memorable instrumental 45s of the year was this happy ...
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 ...
1958 HITS ARCHIVE: Tequila - Champs (#1 hit)
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Tequila (Chuck Rio) by The Champs Five weeks atop the best-sellers chart for 1958's most popular instrumental hit. TIP: Click this link to browse through all 188 ...
1944 HITS ARCHIVE: I'm Making Believe - Ink Spots & Ella Fitzgerald (a #1 hit)
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I'm Making Believe (Monaco-Gordon) by The Ink Spots and Ella Fitzgerald (CD audio source) This Oscar-nominated song from the Benny Goodman movie ...
1948 HITS ARCHIVE: It's Magic - Doris Day (her original version)
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It's Magic (Styne-Cahn) by Doris Day, orchestra conducted by George Siravo (CD audio source) Though her lovely singing voice had helped sell a couple ...