Thursday, October 11, 2012

Number Sevens

I'm continuing with my lists of records that made it into my personal top ten between 1960 and 1965 and this time it's the turn of discs that made it as high as number seven. A mixed bag here, with a couple of trad jazz clangers in 1960, but plenty of classics from then on, including the likes of Fats Domino, Ernie K-Doe, the Drifters, Chuck Jackson, the Miracles, Lazy Lester and Ronnie Hawkins.
1960: Summer Set - Acker Bilk; Walkin' To New Orleans - Fats Domino; White Cliffs Of Dover - Acker Bilk; Three Nights A Week - Fats Domino; Let The Good Times Roll - Shirley & Lee (pictured right); Sweeter As The Day Goes By - Mickey & Sylvia; Humdinger - Freddy Cannon.
1961: Who's Gonna Take You Home Tonight - Garry Mills; Pony Time - Chubby Checker; What A Price - Fats Domino; Blue Moon - Marcels; When Johnny Comes Slidin' Home - Hollywood Vines; Stayin' In - Bobby Vee; Good Good Lovin' - Chubby Checker; Won't You Come Home Bill Bailey - Della Reese; Sleepy Eyed John - Johnny Horton; Buzz Buzz A Diddle It - Freddy Cannon; Temptation - Everly Brothers; You Always Hurt The One You Love - Clarence Frogman Henry; You Thrill Me - Ray Peterson; Te Ta Te Ta Ta - Ernie K-Doe; Jealousy - Billy Fury; I Just Don't Understand - Ann-Margret; Years From Now - Jackie Wilson; School Is Out - Gary US Bonds; The Great Impostor - Fleetwoods; Hit The Road Jack - Ray Charles; The Fly - Chubby Checker; As Long As I Live - Jerry Lee Lewis; School Is In - Gary US Bonds; Blue Moon - Ventures; Walk On By - Leroy Van Dyke; Language Of Love - John D Loudermilk; Let's Twist Again - Chubby Checker; Revenge - Brook Benton.
1962: I Cried My Last Tear - Ernie K-Doe (pictured left); So Deep - Brenda Lee; Jambalaya - Fats Domino; When My Little Girl Is Smiling - Drifters; Clown Shoes - Johnny Burnette; Love Letters - Ketty Lester; Lover Please - Clyde McPhatter; Last Night Was Made For Love - Billy Fury; Deep In The Heart Of Texas - Duane Eddy; Sharing You - Bobby Vee; The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance - Gene Pitney; Don't Ever Change - Crickets; I Can Mend Your Broken Heart - Don Gibson; Chills - Tony Orlando; Roses Are Red - Bobby Vinton; Bring It On Home To Me - Sam Cooke; If I Didn't Have A Dime - Gene Pitney; Lonesome Waters - Johnny Burnette; Come On Little Angel - Belmonts; Don't Hang Up - Orlons.
1963: Hotel Happiness - Brook Benton; The Puzzle - Gene McDaniels; Butterfly Baby - Bobby Rydell; So It Always Will Be - Everly Brothers; On Broadway - Drifters; I Got What I Wanted - Brook Benton; Who Do You Love - Ronnie Hawkins; Rocking Crickets - Rockin' Rebels; Devil In Disguise - Elvis Presley; Shake A Tailfeather - Five Du-Tones; Candy Girl - Four Seasons; Mickey's Monkey - Miracles; A Love So Fine - Chiffons; Will Power - Cookies; Wild - Dee Dee Sharpe; Don't Think Twice It's All Right - Peter Paul & Mary; You Lost The Sweetest Boy - Mary Wells; Hey Little Girl - Major Lance.
1964: Whispering - Nino Tempo & April Stevens; Girls Grow Up Faster Than Boys - Cookies; Borne On The Wind - Roy Orbison; California Sun - Rivieras; I'm A Lover Not A Fighter - Lazy Lester; The Man In You - Miracles; Tell Me What Can I Do - Tony Orlando; Lonely Heart - Carl Perkins; All Grown Up - Crystals; You'll Never Get To Heaven - Dionne Warwick; Under The Boardwalk - Drifters; Rag Doll - Four Seasons; You're So Fine And Sweet - Miracles; Remember (Walking In The Sand) - Shangri-Las; Cousin Of Mine - Sam Cooke; Any Day Now - Chuck Jackson; Sidewalk Surfing - Jan & Dean.
1965: Come See About Me - Supremes; Amen - Impressions; The In Crowd - Dobie Gray; Boy From New York City - Ad-Libs; Baby Baby Baby - Anna King & Bobby Byrd; Ooh Baby Baby - Miracles; Peaches And Cream - Ikettes; We're Gonna Make it - Little Milton; I Do -Marvelows (pictured right); Boomerang - Junior Walker; Papa's Got A Brand New Bag - James Brown; Ride Your Pony - Lee Dorsey; If I Didn't Love You - Chuck Jackson; Dance Dance Dance - Beach Boys; My Heart Belongs To You - Wilson Pickett; I Believe I'll Love On - Jackie Wilson.


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