1966

Number Ones:
These Boots Are Made For Walkin’ - Nancy Sinatra [Reprise 0432] (Hazlewood) - Lee Hazlewood’s version came out in mid-1966 in the LP The Very Special World of Lee Hazlewood [MGM SE-4362].
Wild Thing - Troggs [Atco 6415] (Taylor) was originally recorded by Jordan Christopher & the Wild Ones [‘65, United Artists 947]. A parody charted in 1967 by Bill Minkin as Senator Bobby [Parkway 127].
Good Lovin’ - Young Rascals [Atlantic 2321] (Resnick, Clark) was originally by the Olympics [‘65, Loma 2013]. It had been released earlier in 1965 with different lyrics (wr. Rudy Clark alone) by Lemme B. Good [Mercury 72418].
Hanky Panky - Tommy James & the Shondells [Roulette 4686] (Barry, Greenwich) is a re-release of the Shondells’ 1963 recording [Snap 102]. It was originally by the Summits [‘63, Harmon 1017], and then by its writers, as the Raindrops [‘63, Jubilee 5466].
Strangers in the Night - Frank Sinatra [Reprise 0470] (Kaempfert, Singleton, Snyder) was an instrumental ‘Fremde in der Nacht’ (originally called ‘Beddy Bye’) by Bert Kaempfert [‘66, Decca 31945] and the theme from the movie A Man Could Get Killed.
Number Twos:
Red Rubber Ball - Cyrkle [Columbia 43589] (Simon, Woodley) was released later in the year by co-author Woodley’s group the Seekers on their U.K. LP Comes the Day [U.S. Georgy Girl].
A Groovy Kind of Love - Mindbenders [Fontana 1541] (Sager, Wine) was first recorded by Dianne & Anita (or Diane & Annita), who recorded for Wand; this was only issued in France [Vogue Int. 18035 EP] It was issued in late ‘65 as the B-side of ‘Over the Rainbow’ by Patti LaBelle & the Bluebelles [Atlantic 2318]. Phil Collins had a big hit with his 1988 revival [Atlantic 89017]. Rosemont reports that it is based on Sonatina in G, Op. 26, No. 5 (Rondo) by Muzio Clementi [1790s ?].
Barbara Ann - Beach Boys [Capitol 551] (Fassert) was a doo-woop hit by the Regents [‘61, Gee 1065].
Top Fives:
See You In September - Happenings [B.T. Puppy 520] (Edwards, Wayne) was a hit for the Tempos [‘59, Climax 102].
I Am a Rock - Simon & Garfunkel [Columbia 43617] (Simon) was originally recorded on a U.K.-only LP by Paul Simon in 1965, The Paul Simon Songbook [CBS 62579].
Secret Agent Man - Johnny Rivers [Imperial 66159] (Barri, Sloan) is the theme to the TV show Secret Agent.
No Matter What Shape (You’re Stomach’s In) - T-Bones [Liberty 55836] (Burland) was the music for an Alka-Seltzer commercial.
Sloop John B - Beach Boys [Capitol 5602] (Wilson) was recorded in the Bahamas as part of Alan Lomax’s work, by the Cleveland Simmons Group, as ‘Histe Up the John B’s Sails’. It was recorded by the Weavers as (Wreck of the) John B [‘50, Decca 27332]; b Blind Blake & the Royal Victoria Hotel Calypso Orchestra, as ‘John B. Sail’ [‘52, Second Album of Bahamian Songs Art ALP-4], Stan Wilson [‘56, Ballads and Calypsos Verve MGV-2019 ?], Terry Gilkyson & the Easy Riders, as ‘Send For the Captain [‘57, Marianne and other Songs Columbia C-990], the Kingston Trio, as ‘Wreck of the John B’ [‘58, on debut LP, Capitol 996], Johnny Cash, as ‘I Want to Go Home’ [‘59, Songs of Our Soil Columbia CS-8148], Jimmy Rodgers , as ‘The Wreck of the John B’ [‘60, Roulette 4260], Lonnie Donegan, as ‘I Wanna Go Home’ [‘60, Pye 7N 15267], the Tokens, as ‘Wreck of the John B’ [‘62, The Lion Sleeps Tonight RCA Victor 2514], the Brothers Four, as ‘John B Sails’ [‘63, The Big Folk Hits Columbia 2033], Jerry Butler , as ‘John B’ [‘63, Folk Songs Vee Jay 1057], Them, as ‘Go On Home Baby [‘65, Them Parrot 71005], and Barry McGuire, as ‘Sloop John B’ [‘65, Eve of Desruction Dunhil 50003]. A recording by Bahamian Joseph Spence, as ’Sloop John B’, is on the 1971 Arhoolie LP Good Morning Mr. Walker [C-349].
Listen People - Herman’s Hermits [MGM 13462] (Gouldman) is from the movie When the Boys Meet the Girls.
Beauty Is Only Skin Deep - Temptations [Gordy 7055] (Whitfield, Holland) was recorded in 1964 by the Miracles but not released until late 1966 [Away We A Go-Go Tamla 271].
Devil With a Blue Dress On & Good Golly Miss Molly - Mitch Ryder & the Detroit Wheels [New Voice 817] (Long, Stevenson) is a medley: ‘Devil With a Blue Dress’ is originally by Shorty Long [‘64, Soul 35001]; and ‘Good Golly Miss Molly’ was a hit for Little Richard [‘58, Specialty 624].
Pied Piper - Crispian St. Peters [Jamie 1320] (Duboff, Kornfeld) was originally by the writers, as the Changin’ Times [‘65, Philips 40320].
You Don’t Have To Say You Love Me - Dusty Springfield [Philips 40371] (Donaggio, Napier-Bell, Wickham) is the Italian song ‘Io Che Non Vivo Senza Te’ by Pino Donaggio [‘64, Curci]; it was a San Remo Festival song, and Jody Miller sang the second version (also in Italian).
California Dreamin’ - The Mamas & the Papas [Dunhill 4020] (Phillips, Phillips) was originally on the Barry McGuire LP This Precious Time [‘65, Dunhill 50005]. The backing track is the same (with the Mamas & Papas) - the lead vocal is by Denny Dougherty, with flute instead of harmonica.
That’s Life - Frank Sinatra [Reprise 0531] (Gordon, Kay) was recorded earlier in the year by O.C. Smith [Columbia 43525]. The original recording was Marian Montgomery [‘64, Capitol 5231].
Dandy - Herman’s Hermits [MGM 13603] (Davies) is from the Kinks album Face to Face [‘67, Reprise 6228] (which came out after this hit).
Ebb Tide - Righteous Brothers [Philles 130] (Sigman, Maxwell) is the Roy Hamilton classic (see 1964).
Top Tens:
I’m Your Puppet - James & Bobby Purify [Bell 648] (Oldham, Penn) was a single for its writer, Dan Penn [‘65, MGM 13415].
Crying Time - Ray Charles [ABC Paramount 10739] (Owens) is from the Buck Owens LP I’ve Got a Tiger By the Tail [‘65, Capitol 2283].
Land of 1000 Dances - Wilson Pickett [Atlantic 2348] (Kenner, Domino) is a remake of the Cannibal & the Headhunters hit (see 1965).
As Tears Go By - Rolling Stones [London 9808] (Jagger, Richards) was originally a hit for Marianne Faithfull [‘64, London 9697].
Born Free - Roger Williams [Kapp 767] (Barry, Black) is a movie title song, recorded first by Matt Monro [’66, Capitol 5623] for the soundtrack. A vocal version charted in 1968 for the R&B group the Hesitations [Kapp 878].
I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry - B.J. Thomas [Scepter 12129] (Williams) was recorded by Hank Williams [‘49, MGM 10560].
If I Were a Carpenter - Bobby Darin [Atlantic 2350] (Hardin) was recorded by its writer, Tim Hardin [‘66, Verve Folkways 5031]. It also charted for the Four Tops [‘68, Motown 1124] and for Johnny Cash & June Carter [‘70, Columbia 45064].
It’s a Man’s Man’s Man’s World - James Brown [King 6035] (Brown, Newsome) There is un unreleased version of ‘It’s a Man’s World’ from 1964, which came to light in 1985.
Message to Michael - Dionne Warwick [Scepter 12133] (David, Bacharach) was first recorded in German by Marlene Dietrich as ‘Kleine Treue Nachtigall’ [Barclay]. English versions were recorded (usually as ’Message to Martha’) by Mike Redway [’63], Jerry Butler [’63] (these first two according to Rypens), Adam Faith [’64, Parlophone R 5201], Lou Johnson [‘64, ‘Kentucky Bluebird (Send a Message to Martha)’ Big Hill 553], and Ian & the Zodiacs [’65, ‘Message to Michael‘ from self-titled LP Philips PHM 200-176].
Somewhere, My Love - Ray Conniff & the Singers [Columbia 43626] (Webster, Jarre) is ‘Lara’s Theme’ from Dr. Zhivago.
I Fought the Law - Bobby Fuller Four [Mustang 3014] (Curtis) was from the Crickets LP In Style with the Crickets [‘60, Coral 57230]. A previous version by Bobby Fuller was released in 1964 [Exeter 124]. It charted in 1975 for Sam Neely [A&M 1651] and was recorded by the Clash [‘79, The Clash Epic 36060].
Guantanamera - Sandpipers [A&M 806] (Fernandez, Marti, Angulo, Seeger). The melody began with Cuban Joséito Fernández as he used it to sing the news on his radio show. He recorded the song in 1940 as ‘A Mi Madre (Guajira Guantanamera)’ [Victor 83240-B]. As ‘Guajira Guantanamera’ it was recorded by Conjunto Cuba Libre [‘48] and Julián Orbón [‘50s]. Orbón and his pupil Hector Angulo began mixing in words from Cuban poet José Marti, ‘La Niña de Guatemala’ from Versos Sencillos [Easy Verses]. There have been many Cuban recordings, but I do not know the dates; they include Benny Moré (d. ‘63), Chuy Reyes [‘47-‘50], Los Machucambos [‘61], Orquesta Aragon, La Sonora Matancera, Evaristo Quintanales, Omara Portuondo, and Celia Cruz [‘67, Brava Celia Cruz Tico]. Angulo recorded the song in 1962, and Pete Seeger heard him sing it at a children’s camp. Pete Seeger recorded it twice, live, in 1963: The Weavers Reunion at Carnegie Hall, 1963 [May ‘63, Vanguard VSD 2150] and We Shall Overcome [June ‘63, Columbia CL 2101]. It was adapted by Wyclef Jean on his ‘97 LP The Carnival [Ruffhouse 67974].
I’ve Got You Under My Skin - Four Seasons [Philips 40393] (Porter) was sung by Virginia Bruce in the 1936 film Born to Dance; Frances Langford, who also starred in the film, recorded it with the Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra [Decca 939]. Hit versions were recorded by Ray Noble [Victor 25422] and Hal Kemp [Brunswick 7745]. Stan Freberg did a parody [‘51, Capitol 1711]. It was on Frank Sinatra’s Songs for Swingin’ Lovers [‘56, Capitol 653] and Ella Fitzgerald’s Cole Porter Songbook [‘56, Verve 4001].
Leaning on the Lamp Post - Herman’s Hermits [MGM 13500] (Gay), from the film Hold On!, was recorded by British music-hall comic George Formby in 1937, originally in the film Feather Your Nest.
Blowin’ in the Wind - Stevie Wonder [Tamla 54136] (Dylan) is the Dylan song (see 1963).
Gloria - Shadows of Knight [Dunwich 116] (Morrison) was originally by Van Morrison’s group Them [‘65, Parrot 9727]. It was used as the basis of Patti Smith’s ‘Gloria Medley’ from Horses [‘75, Arista 4066].
Summertime - Billy Stewart [Chess 1966] (Gershwin, Gershwin, Heyward), For such an important and well-known standard, there has been surprisingly little chart success. This R&B deconstruction is the highest charting version. The song is from Gershwin’s 1935 folk opera Porgy and Bess, sung by Abbie Mitchell ‘Claral, but not recorded by her. The first commercial recording was by Helen Jepson [10/23/35, Victor 11881]; on the original cast album, released in 1940 on Decca, Anne Browne (’Bess’) sings the song. Versions have been recorded by Billie Holiday [‘36, Vocalion 3288], Bob Crosby [‘38, Decca 2205], Artie Shaw [‘45, Victor 28-0406], the Ravens [‘47, 9038], Al Hibbler [‘47, Sunrise 2007], Sarah Vaughan [‘50, Columbia 38701], Sam Cooke [‘57, Keen 34013], Nina Simone [‘60, Colpix 143]. The movie version was released in 1959, featuring Dorothy Dandridge [Columbia 2016], and a jazz version was released in 1958 by Miles Davis [Columbia CL 1274]. The song also appeared on Cheap Thrills [‘68, Columbia 9700] by Big Brother & the Holding Company, with Janis Joplin on vocals.
See See Rider - Eric Burdon & the Animals [MGM 13582] (Rainey, arr. Rowberry) is the Ma Rainey song (see 1957).
Jenny Take a Ride! - Mitch Ryder & the Detroit Wheels [New Voice 806] (Johnson, Penniman, Crewe) is a medley of ‘C. C. Rider’ (see 1957) and ‘Jenny, Jenny’, by Little Richard [‘57, Specialty 606].
Top Twenties:
Just Like Me - Paul Revere & the Raiders [Columbia 43461] (Dey, Hart) was originally recorded by Rick Dey’s group the Wilde Knights [‘65, Modern].
Zorba the Greek - Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass [A&M 787] (Theodorakis) is a movie title song.
Born a Woman - Sandy Posey [MGM 13501] (Martha Sharp) was first recorded by Patty Michaels [‘66, Epic 10034].
Go Away Little Girl - Happenings [B.T. Puppy 522] (Goffin, King) was a remake of Steve Lawrence’s hit (see 1963).
634-5789 (Soulsville, U.S.A.) - Wilson Pickett [Atlantic 2320]. The version by writer Eddie Floyd, recorded in the second half of 1966, was released on his 1967 LP Knock On Wood [Stax S-714].
The Sun Ain’t Gonna Shine (Anymore) - Walker Brothers [Smash 2032] (Crewe, Gaudio) was originally by Frankie Valli [‘65, Smash 1995].
Eight Miles High - Byrds [Columbia 43578] (Clark, Crosby, McGuinn) has a guitar introduction based on John Coltrane’s “India” [‘61, Impressions, Impulse 05887 - recorded live at the Village Vanguard].
What Now My Love - Sonny & Cher [Atco 6395] (Sigman, Becaud, Delanoe] was a 1962 French song by Gilbert Bécaud [Pathé Marconi] and Gloria Lasso. There have been multiple English versions, first by Jane Morgan [‘62, Kapp 450], and including Shirley Bassey [’62, United Artists 503], Anthony Newley [’61, London 9518], and Ben E. King [’64, Atco 6284]; it also made Top 30 in 1966 for Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass [A&M 792] and in 1967 for Mitch Ryder [DynoVoice 901].
Sweet Dreams - Tommy McLain [MSL 197] (Gibson) was Don Gibson’s first success. It was a country hit for Faron Young [‘56, Capitol 3443], Don Gibson [‘56, MGM 12194 and, re-recorded, ‘61, RCA 7805], Patsy Cline [‘63, Decca 31483], and later for Emmylou Harris [‘76, Reprise 1371].
Spanish Eyes - Al Martino [Capitol 5542] (Kaempfert, Singleton, Snyder) is a vocal version of Bert Kaempfert’s ‘Moon Over Naples’ [‘65, Decca 31812].
Respectable - Outsiders [Capitol 5701] (Isley, Isley, Isley) was by the Isley Brothers [‘57, RCA Victor 47-7657]. The Yardbirds did a live version Five Live Yardbirds [‘64; in U.S.: Having a Rave Up with the Yardbirds Epic 26177].
Wipe Out - Surfaris [Dot 144] (Wilson, Fuller, Berryhill, Connolly) is a re-release of their 1963 hit (see 1963).
The More I See You - Chris Montez [A&M 796] (Warren, Gordon), from the 1945 film Billy Rose’s Diamond Horseshoe, was a hit for Dick Haymes [Decca 18662] and also charted for Harry James [Columbia 36794].
Little Latin Lupe Lu - Mitch Ryder & the Detroit Wheels [New Voice 808] (Medley) charted for its writer’s group the Righteous Brothers [‘63, Moonglow 215] and again for the Kingsmen [‘64, Wand 157].
Double Shot (Of My Baby’s Love) - Swingin’ Medallions [Smash 2033] (Smith, Vetter), a re-release [’65, 4 Sale 6230] was originally by Dick Holler [‘63, Comet 2152]; Holler later wrote ‘Abraham, Martin and John’.
Warm and Tender Love - Percy Sledge [Atlantic 2342] (Berger, Robinson) was originally by Joe Haywood [‘65, Enjoy 2013].
Batman Theme - Marketts [Warner 5696] (Hefti), the theme to the Batman TV show, also charted for its writer, Neil Hefti [RCA Victor 8755].
Cry - Ronnie Dove [Diamond 214] (Kohlman) was the big hit that began Johnnie Ray’s career [‘51, Okeh 6840]. It was originally recorded in 1951 by Ruth Casey [Cadillac 103], then by Vera Lynn [London 1169] and Eddie Wilcox with Betty McLaurin [Derby 785].
The Work Song - Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass [A&M 805] (Brown, Adderley) was a jazz song by Nat Adderley [‘60, Work Song Riverside RP-1167], and appeared on several records by his brother Cannonball Adderley’s group, of which he was a member. Vocalist Oscar Brown, Jr., put words to it [‘60, Sin & Soul Columbia 1577], and it was also recorded by Nina Simone [‘61, Colpix 197]. It was also recorded by the Paul Butterfield Blues Band on their great album East-West [‘66, Elektra 7315].
Attack - Toys [DynoVoice 214] (Linzer, Randell) is from the movie A Girl in Her Daddy’s Bikini.
How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You) - Jr. Walker & the All Stars [Soul 35024] (Holland, Dozier, Holland) was a 1964-65 hit for Marvin Gaye [Tamla 54107], and later for James Taylor [‘75, Warner 8109].
Michelle - David & Jonathan [Capitol 5563] (Lennon, McCartney) was from the Beatles album Rubber Soul [Capitol 2442]. This version reached #11 in the U.K., but the #1 version there was by the Overlanders [Pye 7N 17034].
He - Righteous Brothers [Verve 10406] (Mullan, Richards) was a hit for Al Hibbler (see 1955).
Mame - Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass [A&M 823] (Herman) was the title son to the Broadway musical, and also charted for Bobby Darin [Atlantic 2329] and Louis Armstrong [Mercury 72574].
Love Letters - Elvis Presley [RCA 8870] (Heyman, Young) is closely modeled on Ketty Lester’s hit version (see 1962).
Wade In the Water - Ramsey Lewis [Cadet 5541] (trad.) is a slave song. The many recorded versions include the Sunset Four Jubilee Singers [‘25, Paramount 12273], A.W. Adams [‘26, Okeh 8361], the Lincoln Four Quartette [‘28, Paramount 12621], the Empire Jubilee Quartet [‘29, Victor 23340], the Birmingham Jubilee Singers [‘30, Covalion 1563], Mitchell’s Christian Singers [‘36, ‘The Lord’s Gonna Trouble the Water’ Vocalion 04176], the Charioteers [‘40, Columbia - unknown issue], the Golden Gate Quartet [‘47, Columbia 37833], the Singing Crusaders [‘47, Super Disc 1040], the Dixieaires [‘50, Sunrise 2117], the Harmonizing Four [‘61, Vee Jay 896], the Folk smiths [‘58, We’ve Got Some Singing To Do Folkways FA 2407] and Judy Henkse [‘63, Judy Henske Elektra EKS 7231]. The jazz version that inspired Lewis was by Johnny Griffin [‘60, The Big Soul-Band Riverside 1179]. Herb Alpert charted with a version in 1967 [A&M 840].
(I Washed My Hands In) Muddy Water - Johnny Rivers [Imperial 66175] (Babcock) was a country hit for Stonewall Jackson [‘65, Columbia 43197].
Together Again - Ray Charles [ABC Paramount 10785] (Owens) was a country hit for Buck Owens [‘64, Capitol 5136].
You Baby - Turtles [White Whale 227] (Sloan, Barri) started as an unreleased recording by the Vogues.
Top Thirties :
Popsicle - Jan & Dean [Liberty 55886] (Buzz Cason, Bobby Russell) is a remix of ‘Popsicle Truck’ from Drag City [‘64, Liberty 7339]. It was originally recored fy the Todds [‘62, Todd 1076].
Say I Am (What I Am) - Tommy James & the Shondells [Roulette 4695] (Tomsco, Tomsco) originated with the Fireballs [‘66, Dot 16834].
Magic Town - Vogues [Co & Ce 234] (Mann, Weil) was recorded by Jody Miller in late 1965 [Capitol 5541].
Come On Let’s Go - McCoys [Bang 522] (Valens) was the first song to chart for Ritchie Valens [‘58, Del-Fi 4106]. It also charted for Los Lobos from the soundtrack to La Bamba [‘87, Slash 28186].
Call Me - Chris Montez [A&M 780] (Hatch) was from Petula Clark’s 1965 LP I Know a Place [Warner 1598].
Trains and Boats and Planes - Dionne Warwick [Scepter 12153] (David, Bacharach) was a 1965 instrumental for Burt Bacharach [Kapp 657], also a single for Billy Strange [GNP Crescendo 360] and charting for Billy J. Kramer & the Dakotas [Imperial 66115].
I Really Don’t Want to Know - Ronnie Dove [Diamond 208] (Barnes, Robertson) is an often-recorded country song (see 1960).
Mustang Sally - Wilson Pickett [Atlantic 2365] (Rice) charted R&B in 1965 for Sir Mack Rice [Blue Rock 4014].
Frankie and Johnny - Elvis Presley [RCA Victor 47-8780] (Gottlieb, Karger, Weisman) was adapted from a traditional song to become a movie title song (see 1961).
Thunderball - Tom Jones [Parrot 9801] (Barry, Black) is the title song to a James Bond film.
Crying - Jay & the Americans [United Artists 50016] (Orbison, Melson) is Roy Orbison’s 1961 classic [Monument 447].
Summer Wind - Frank Sinatra [Reprise 0509] (Mercer, Mayer) was the 1965 German song ‘Der Sommerwind’ by Gretha Ingmann, also a single by Gegaard Wendland [Philips]. The English version was by Wayne Newton [‘65, Capitol 5470].
I Just Don’t Know What to Do With Myself - Dionne Warwick [Scepter 12167] (Bacharach, David) was introduced by Tommy Hunt [‘62, Scepter 1236] and a U.K. hit for Dusty Springfield [‘64, Philips BF 1348].
Summer Samba (So Nice) - Walter Wanderley [Verve 10421] (Valle, Valle, Gimbel) is the Brazilian ‘Samba de Verão’ by Eumir Deodato [‘64, Odeon/Equipe]; the first vocal version was by Marcos Valle [‘65].
Love’s Made a Fool Of You - Bobby Fuller Four [Mustang 3016] (Holly, Montgomery) was a single for Buddy Holly’s group, the Crickets [‘59, Brunswick 55124]. (Filler also followed Holly by dying at the age of 22!)
Flamingo - Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass [A&M 813] (Grouya, Anderson) was first recorded by Duke Ellington, whose 1941 featured Herb Jeffries as a vocalist [Victor 27326]. Earl Bostic had a big R&B hit with an instrumental version [‘51, King 45-4475], and Little Willie John also hit R&B charts [‘61, King 5503].
It Was a Very Good Year - Frank Sinatra [Reprise 0429] (Drake) was on the Kingston Trio LP Goin’ Places [‘61, Capitol 1564]. Lonnie Donegan released it as a single in 1963 [Pye 7N 15530; in U.S.: ‘64, Hickory 1247].
Girl on a Swing - Gerry & the Pacemakers [Laurie 3354] (Miranda) is from the Happenings’ self-titled debut LP [‘66, B.T. Puppy 1001].
Pretty Flamingo - Manfred Mann [United Artists 50040] (Barkan) was originally by the Baltimore soul band Tommy Vann & the Echoes [‘66, Academy 120] and appeared later in the year on Gene Pitney’s English LP Nobody Needs Your Love [Stateside 10183], but maybe not on the U.S. version Backstage I’m Lonely [Musicor 3095].
Secret Love - Billy Stewart [Chess 1978] (Webster-Fain) was a big hit for Doris Day [‘53, Columbia 40108] from the film Calamity Jane. Other recordings: Tommy Edwards [‘53, MGM 11604], Ray Anthony featuring Tommy Mercer [’53, Capitol 2678], the Moonglows [‘54, Chance 1152], Orioles [‘54, Jubilee 5137], Ahmad Jamal [‘58, Argo 5317], and Freddy Fender [‘75, ABC/Dot 17585].
A Hard Day’s Night - Ramsey Lewis Trio [Cadet 5525] (Lennon, McCartney) is the Beatles movie title hit [‘64, Capitol 5222].
Louie, Louie - Sandpipers [A&M 819] (Berry) is an easy-listening version of the garage rock classic (see 1964).
Think I’ll Go Somewhere and Cry Myself to Sleep - Al Martino [Capitol 5598] (Bill Anderson) charted country for Charlie Louvin [‘65, Capitol 5475].
I Love You Drops - Vic Dana [Dolton 319] (Bill Anderson) was a country hit for its writer, Bill Anderson [Decca 31890].