|Born||April 12, 1919|
Glasgow, Kentucky, U.S.
|Died||September 26, 1991 72) (aged|
Escondido, California, U.S.
|Occupation||Singer, multi-instrumentalist, orchestra leader, record executive|
William Richard Vaughn (April 12, 1919 – September 26, 1991) was an American singer, multi-instrumentalist, orchestra leader, and A&R man for Dot Records.
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States or America, is a country composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles, the United States is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe's 3.9 million square miles. With a population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the largest city by population is New York City. Forty-eight states and the capital's federal district are contiguous in North America between Canada and Mexico. The State of Alaska is in the northwest corner of North America, bordered by Canada to the east and across the Bering Strait from Russia to the west. The State of Hawaii is an archipelago in the mid-Pacific Ocean. The U.S. territories are scattered about the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, stretching across nine official time zones. The extremely diverse geography, climate, and wildlife of the United States make it one of the world's 17 megadiverse countries.
Singing is the act of producing musical sounds with the voice and augments regular speech by the use of sustained tonality, rhythm, and a variety of vocal techniques. A person who sings is called a singer or vocalist. Singers perform music that can be sung with or without accompaniment by musical instruments. Singing is often done in an ensemble of musicians, such as a choir of singers or a band of instrumentalists. Singers may perform as soloists or accompanied by anything from a single instrument up to a symphony orchestra or big band. Different singing styles include art music such as opera and Chinese opera, Indian music and religious music styles such as gospel, traditional music styles, world music, jazz, blues, gazal and popular music styles such as pop, rock, electronic dance music and filmi.
A multi-instrumentalist is a musician who plays two or more musical instruments at a professional level of proficiency.
Vaughn was born in Glasgow, Kentucky, where his father was a barber who loved music and inspired Billy to teach himself to play the mandolin at the age of three, while suffering from measles. He went on to learn a number of other instruments.
Glasgow is a home rule-class city in Barren County, Kentucky, United States. It is the seat of its county. The population was 14,028 at the 2010 U.S. census. The city is well known for its annual Scottish Highland Games. In 2007, Barren County was named the number one rural place to live by The Progressive Farmer magazine. Glasgow is the principal city of the Glasgow micropolitan area, which comprises Barren and Metcalfe counties.
Kentucky, officially the Commonwealth of Kentucky, is a state located in the east south-central region of the United States. Although styled as the "State of Kentucky" in the law creating it, (because in Kentucky's first constitution, the name state was used) Kentucky is one of four U.S. states constituted as a commonwealth. Originally a part of Virginia, in 1792 Kentucky became the 15th state to join the Union. Kentucky is the 37th most extensive and the 26th most populous of the 50 United States.
A barber is a person whose occupation is mainly to cut, dress, groom, style and shave men's and boys' hair. A barber's place of work is known as a "barbershop" or a "barber's". Barbershops are also places of social interaction and public discourse. In some instances, barbershops are also public forums. They are the locations of open debates, voicing public concerns, and engaging citizens in discussions about contemporary issues.
In 1941 Vaughn joined the United States National Guard for what had been planned as a one-year assignment, but when World War II broke out, he was sent abroad until the war ended in 1945. He decided to make music a career when he was discharged from the army at the end of the war, and attended Western Kentucky State College, now known as Western Kentucky University, majoring in music composition. He had apparently learned barbering from his father, because he did some while studying at Western Kentucky to support himself financially, when he was not able to get jobs playing the piano at local night clubs and lounges. While he was a student there, three other students, Jimmy Sacca, Donald McGuire, and Seymour Spiegelman, who had formed a vocal trio, the Hilltoppers, recruited Vaughn to play the piano with them. He soon added his voice to theirs, converting the trio to a quartet. As a member of the group, he also wrote their first hit song, "Trying", which charted in 1952.
The United States National Guard, also commonly referred to as just the National Guard, is part of the reserve components of the United States Armed Forces, is a reserve military force, composed of National Guard military members or units of each state and the territories of Guam, the Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, and the District of Columbia, for a total of 54 separate organizations. All members of the National Guard of the United States are also members of the militia of the United States as defined by 10 U.S.C. § 246. National Guard units are under the dual control of the state and the federal government.
World War II, also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945. The vast majority of the world's countries—including all the great powers—eventually formed two opposing military alliances: the Allies and the Axis. A state of total war emerged, directly involving more than 100 million people from over 30 countries. The major participants threw their entire economic, industrial, and scientific capabilities behind the war effort, blurring the distinction between civilian and military resources. World War II was the deadliest conflict in human history, marked by 50 to 85 million fatalities, most of whom were civilians in the Soviet Union and China. It included massacres, the genocide of the Holocaust, strategic bombing, premeditated death from starvation and disease, and the only use of nuclear weapons in war.
Music is an art form and cultural activity whose medium is sound organized in time. General definitions of music include common elements such as pitch, rhythm, dynamics, and the sonic qualities of timbre and texture. Different styles or types of music may emphasize, de-emphasize or omit some of these elements. Music is performed with a vast range of instruments and vocal techniques ranging from singing to rapping; there are solely instrumental pieces, solely vocal pieces and pieces that combine singing and instruments. The word derives from Greek μουσική . See glossary of musical terminology.
In 1954 he left the group to join Dot Records in Gallatin, Tennessee, as music director. He subsequently formed his own orchestra which had a hit single in that same year with "Melody of Love." It sold over one million copies, and was awarded a gold disc.He went on to have many more hits over the next decade and a half, and, based purely on chart successes, was the most successful orchestra leader of the rock era.
Dot Records is an American record label founded by Randy Wood that was active between 1950 and 1979. The label was reactivated in 2014 through a joint venture between Big Machine Label Group and the Republic Records unit of Universal Music Group. Based in Nashville, Tennessee, the label was discontinued in 2017.
Gallatin is a city in and the county seat of Sumner County, Tennessee. The population was 30,678 at the 2010 census and 32,307 in 2013. Named for U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Albert Gallatin, the city was established on the Cumberland River and made the county seat of Sumner County in 1802. It is located about 30.6 miles northeast of the state capital of Nashville, Tennessee.
Tennessee is a state located in the southeastern region of the United States. Tennessee is the 36th largest and the 16th most populous of the 50 United States. Tennessee is bordered by Kentucky to the north, Virginia to the northeast, North Carolina to the east, Georgia, Alabama, and Mississippi to the south, Arkansas to the west, and Missouri to the northwest. The Appalachian Mountains dominate the eastern part of the state, and the Mississippi River forms the state's western border. Nashville is the state's capital and largest city, with a 2017 population of 667,560. Tennessee's second largest city is Memphis, which had a population of 652,236 in 2017.
Vaughn charted a total of 42 singles on the Billboard charts, often based on the sound of two alto saxophones. He also charted thirty six albums on the Billboard 200, beginning with 1958's Sail Along Silv'ry Moon and ending with 1970's Winter World of Love. He also had nineteen Top 40 hits in Germany, beginning with the chart-topping "Sail Along, Silv'ry Moon", also a Gold record, which was a cover of a 1937 Bing Crosby hit. He had two more number ones in Germany: "La Paloma" and "Wheels" (all three were reportedly million sellers). Billy Vaughn's recording of Wheels was No. 1 for 14 weeks in Germany (Hit Bilanz) as well as No. 1 in India, New Zealand, and Italy (Billboard hits of the world, various issues 1961). Vaughn also charted in Australia, Latin America, and Japan. "Pearly Shells" was a major success in Japan. Vaughn's tours of that country began about the time "Pearly Shells" was a hit in 1965. Many songs which were not US hits or even singles releases there, were major hits in other countries. These included "Lili Marlene", "Zwei Gitarren am Meer", "Blueberry Hill" (Germany), and "Greenfields". Also successful were "Song of Peace", "It's a Lonesome Old Town" (Japan), "Michelle" (No 1 in Argentina and Malaysia), "Mexico" (No. 1 in the Philippines), and "Bonanza" (a major success in Brazil and Italy [Billboard Hits of the World, 1960s]) plus "Theme from the Dark at the Top of the Stairs" (various Latin American countries). The album La Paloma was a success throughout Latin America. He also had a number one album in Germany in the early 1980s with Moonlight Melodies, which consisted of 20 of Billy's biggest hits (original Dot recordings, original LP notes and credits). The Billy Vaughn Orchestra began touring in 1965 with numerous sell-out tours throughout Japan, Brazil, and South Korea.
A record chart, also called a music chart, is a ranking of recorded music according to certain criteria during a given period of time. Although in the UK, the official chart has only included physical sales and paid-for streaming, many different criteria are used in worldwide charts, including record sales, the amount of radio airplay, and since the popularity of online consumption of music, the number of downloads and the amount of streaming activity.
In the music industry, a single is a type of release, typically a song recording of fewer tracks than an LP record or an album. This can be released for sale to the public in a variety of different formats. In most cases, a single is a song that is released separately from an album, although it usually also appears on an album. Typically, these are the songs from albums that are released separately for promotional uses such as digital download or commercial radio airplay and are expected to be the most popular. In other cases a recording released as a single may not appear on an album.
Billboard is an American entertainment media brand owned by the Billboard-Hollywood Reporter Media Group, a division of Eldridge Industries. It publishes pieces involving news, video, opinion, reviews, events, and style, and is also known for its music charts, including the Hot 100 and Billboard 200, tracking the most popular songs and albums in different genres. It also hosts events, owns a publishing firm, and operates several TV shows.
In the late 1960s and early 1970s, Vaughn lived Palm Springs, California.He died of peritoneal mesothelioma at Palomar Hospital in Escondido, California, on September 26, 1991, aged 72. He and his wife Marion are buried at the Oak Hill Memorial Park in Escondido.
Palm Springs is a desert resort city in Riverside County, California, United States, within the Coachella Valley. It is located approximately 55 mi (89 km) east of San Bernardino, 107 mi (172 km) east of Los Angeles, 123 mi (198 km) northeast of San Diego, and 268 mi (431 km) west of Phoenix, Arizona. The population was 44,552 as of the 2010 census. Palm Springs covers approximately 94 square miles (240 km2), making it the largest city in the county by land area.
Peritoneal mesothelioma is the name given to the cancer that attacks the lining of the abdomen. This type of cancer affects the lining that protects the contents of the abdomen and which also provides a lubricating fluid to enable the organs to move and work properly.
Escondido is a city located in San Diego County's North County region, 30 miles (48 km) northeast of Downtown San Diego, California. The city occupies a shallow valley ringed by rocky hills. Incorporated in 1888, it is one of the oldest cities in San Diego County. The city had a population of 143,911 in the 2010 census.
|1952||"Melodies in Gold"||—|
|"Billy Vaughn Plays the Million Sellers"||—|
|"Billy Vaughn Plays"||20|
|"Billy Vaughn Plays Stephen Foster"||—|
|1960||" Linger Awhile' "||—|
|"Billy Vaughn Plays The Million Sellers"||15|
|"Look For A Star"||5|
|"Sail Along, Silv'ry Moon"||5|
|"Theme from A Summer Place"||1|
|"Orange Blossom Special and Wheels"||11|
|"Theme from The Sundowners"||5|
|1962||"A Swingin' Safari"||10|
|"The Shifting Whispering Sands"||—|
|"Chapel By The Sea"||14|
|"Greatest String Band Hits"||18|
|1963||"1962's Greatest Hits"||17|
|"Number 1 Hits, Vol. #1"||94|
|"Sukiyaki and 11 Hawaiian Hits"||15|
|1964||"Another Hit Album!"||141|
|"Blue Velvet & 1963's Great Hits"||51|
|"Moon Over Naples"||31|
|1965||"Great Country Hits"||149|
|1967||"Body & Soul"||—|
|"Golden Hits/The Best Of Billy Vaughn"||159|
|"I Love You"||161|
|"Ode To Billy Joe"||200|
|"That's Life & Pineapple Market"||130|
|1968||"Alone With Today"||—|
|"Have Yourself A Merry, Merry Christmas"||—|
|"A Current Set Of Standards"||198|
|1969||"The Windmills Of Your Mind"||95|
|1970||"Winter World Of Love"||188|
|1991||"Plays the Music You Remember"||—|
|Year||Titles (A-side, B-side)|
Both sides from same album except where indicated
|1954||"Melody Of Love"|
b/w "Joy Ride"
|2||1||—||—||Sweet Music and Memories|
b/w "Baby O'Mine"
|"The Waltz You Saved For Me"|
b/w "Billy Vaughn's Boogie"
|"The Shifting, Whispering Sands" (Part 1)|
b/w "The Shifting Whispering Sands" (Part 2)
|5||5||—||20||The Shifting Whispering Sands|
|"I'd Give A Million Dollars (For Just One Yesterday"|
b/w "Calico Cathy
|1956||"Moritat (Mack the Knife)" /||37||—||—||—||Theme From "A Summer Place"|
|"Little Boy Blue"||76||—||—||—||Non-album track|
|"Theme from the Threepenny Opera" |
b/w "I'd Give A Million Tomorrow (For Just One Yesterday)" (Non-album track)
|—||—||—||12||Theme From "A Summer Place"|
b/w "Till I Waltz Again With You"
b/w "Angel, Angel"
|"The Left Bank (C'est A Hambourg)"|
b/w "The Sweeetheart Polka"
|"When The White Lilacs Bloom Again"|
b/w "Spanish Diary"
|"Petticoats Of Portugal"|
b/w "La La Colette"
b/w "Creole Love Call"
b/w "Pennsylvania Waltz"
|1957||"Ship That Never Sailed"|
b/w "Song Of The Nairobi Trio"
|"Tell My Love"|
b/w "Naughty Annetta" (from Sweet Memories and Music)
|"Raunchy" /||10||25||—||—||Sail Along Silv'ry Moon|
|"Sail Along, Silv'ry Moon"||5||4||—||—|
|1958||"Tumbling Tumbleweeds" /||30||30||—||—|
b/w "Chimes Of Arcady"
b/w "Here Is My Love" (Non-album track)
b/w "You're My Baby Doll" (Non-album track)
|44||36||—||—||Billy Vaughn Plays|
b/w "Tico Tico" (Non-album track)
|1959||"Hawaiian War Chant" /||89||51||—||—|
|"Your Cheatin' Heart" /||82||74||—||—||Non-album tracks|
|"Blues Stay Away From Me" /||—||82||—||—|
|"All Nite Long"||102||94||—||—|
b/w "Carnival In Paris" (Non-album track)
|"(It's No) Sin" /||105||96||—||—||A Swingin' Safari|
|"After Hours"||—||tag||—||—||Great Golden Hits|
|1960||"Beg Your Pardon" /||—||98||—||—||Linger Awhile|
|"Skaters' Waltz"||—||tag||—||—||Non-album track|
|"You're The Only Star (In My Blue Heaven)" /||110||118||—||—||Linger Awhile|
b/w "Back To The Farm"
Both tracks with Walter Brennan)
|"Look for a Star"|
b/w "He'll Have To Go"
|19||13||—||—||Look For A Star|
|"Old Cape Cod" /||111||102||—||—||The Sundowners|
|"Theme From The Sundowners"||51||38||—||—|
|1961||"Wheels" /||28||111||—||—||Orange Blossom Special and Wheels|
|"Orange Blossom Special"||63||100||—||—|
|"Blue Tomorrow" /||84||60||—||—||Berlin Melody|
|"Red Wing"||—||112||—||—||Non-album tracks|
b/w "Born To Be With You" (from A Swingin's Safari)
|"Berlin Melody" /||61||55||16||—||Berlin Melody|
|"Theme From Come September"||73||55||18||—|
|"Everybody's Twisting Down In Mexico"|
b/w "Melody In The Night"
|1962||"Chapel By The Sea" /||69||107||13||—||Chapel By The Sea|
|"One Love, One Heartache"||—||112||—||—||Non-album tracks|
b/w "Born To Be With You" (from A Swingin' Safari)
|"A Swingin' Safari"|
b/w "Indian Love Call" (from Billy Vaughn Plays)
|13||11||5||—||A Swingin' Safari|
|"Blue Flame" /||107||123||—||—|
b/w "I'm Waitin'"
b/w "Release Me" (Non-album track)
b/w "Broken Doll"
|"Theme From A Summer Place"|
b/w "Sukiyaki" (from Sukiyaki and 11 Hawaiian Hits)
|—||—||—||—||Theme From "A Summer Place"|
b/w "I'm Sorry"
|—||—||—||—||Number 1 Hits, Volume 1|
|"Cumberland County Feud"|
b/w "Chow Chow Amore"
b/w "Boss" (Non-album track)
|—||—||—||—||The Golden Instrumentals|
b/w "The One Rose (That's Left In My Heart)"
b/w "A Guitar Serenade"
b/w "The World I Used To Know"
|—||—||—||—||Another Hit Album!|
|"Pearly Shells (Popo O Ewa)"|
|"Song Of Peace"|
b/w "Billy's Theme"
|1965||"There's A Star Spangled Banner Waving Somewhere"|
b/w "In The Ocean Of Time"
b/w "Woodpecker" (Non-album track)
|"Making Other Plans"|
b/w "Our Dream Of Love"
|"Moon Over Naples"|
|—||—||—||—||Moon Over Naples|
|"The Mexican Shuffle"|
b/w "Organ Grinder's Swing"
|"Things Go Better"|
b/w "James (Steady Does It)"
b/w "Did You Ever Have To Make Up Your Mind"
|"Because They're Young"|
b/w "Buckaroo" (Non-album track)
|—||—||—||—||Look For A Star|
b/w "Somewhere My Love"
b/w "Too Many Hot Tacos" (Non-album track)
b/w "There Goes My Everything"
b/w "That's Life"
|"I Love You (and You Love Me)"|
b/w "Yellow Roses Mean Goodbye"
|—||—||4||—||I Love You|
b/w "Moonlight Brings Memories"
b/w "St. James Infirmary"
|1969||"You Win Again"|
b/w "No One Will Ever Know"
|"A Mansion On The Hill"|
b/w "I've Got You On My Mind Again"
|"The Windmills Of Your Mind"|
b/w "The Way That I Live"
|—||—||—||—||The Windmills Of Your Mind|
b/w "Odds and Ends (Of A Beautiful Love Affair)"
|1970||"Color It Cool"|
b/w "On Days Like These"
b/w "Always Mademoiselle"
|—||—||—||—||Winter World Of Love|
|"Come Saturday Morning"|
b/w "True Grit" (from '"True Grit)
|1971||"Look What They've Done To My Song Ma"|
b/w "Roof Tops Of Tokyo"
b/w "To The End Of This Day" (from I Don't Know How To Love Him)
|—||—||—||—||An Old Fashioned Love Song|
The Hilltoppers were an American popular music singing group.
Joseph Raymond Conniff was an American bandleader and arranger best known for his Ray Conniff Singers during the 1960s.
"Around the World" was the theme tune from the 1956 movie Around the World in 80 Days In the film, only an instrumental version of the song appeared, although the vocal version has become by far the better known one. The song was written by Harold Adamson and Victor Young; Young died in 1956, several weeks after the film's release and he received the Academy Award for Best Music, Scoring of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture posthumously. Young's orchestral version was a #13 hit on the Billboard charts in 1957. The recording by Bing Crosby was the B-side of the Victor Young version in 1957, on Festival SP45-1274 in Australia, and was a joint charting success.
"Mr. Sandman" is a popular song written by Pat Ballard which was published in 1954 and first recorded in May of that year by Vaughn Monroe & His Orchestra and later that same year by The Chordettes and The Four Aces. The song's lyrics convey a request to "Mr. Sandman" to "bring me a dream" – the traditional association with the folkloric figure, the sandman. The pronoun used to refer to the desired dream is often changed depending on the sex of the singer or group performing the song, as the original sheet music publication, which includes male and female versions of the lyrics, intended. The chord progression in each chorus follows the circle of fifths for six chords in a row. Emmylou Harris' recording of the song was a hit in multiple countries in 1981.
"Cherry Pink and Apple Blossom White" or "Cerezo Rosa" or "Ciliegi Rosa" or "Gummy Mambo", is the English version of "Cerisiers Roses et Pommiers Blancs", a popular song with music by Louiguy written in 1950. French lyrics to the song by Jacques Larue and English lyrics by Mack David both exist, and recordings of both have been quite popular. However, Perez Prado's recording of the song as an instrumental with his orchestra featuring trumpeter Billy Regis, whose trumpet sound would slide down and up before the melody would resume, was the most popular version in 1955, reaching number one for 10 weeks on the Billboard chart. It became a gold record. Perez had first recorded this title for the movie Underwater! (1955), where Jane Russell can be seen dancing to the song. Billboard ranked this version as the No. 1 song of 1955. The most popular vocal version in the U.S. was by Alan Dale, reaching No. 14 on the chart in 1955.
"Dark Moon" is a song written by Ned Miller, which was popularized in several different musical formats after its composition. The more popular versions of the song were recorded by Bonnie Guitar and Gale Storm.
"Heartaches" is a popular song with music by Al Hoffman and lyrics by John Klenner. The song was published in 1931, was placed on all of the record labels of the time, but it was not a particularly big hit at the time.
"Quiéreme mucho" is a criolla-bolero composed between 1915 and 1917 by Gonzalo Roig with lyrics by Augustin Rodriguez. It was first recorded in 1922 by singer Tito Schipa. In 1931, the English version, "Yours", was published in the United States. It featured lyrics in English written by Albert Gamse and Jack Sherr. Both versions have been extensively recorded and arranged by different musicians, becoming Latin music standard.
"Red Roses for a Blue Lady" is a 1948 popular song by Sid Tepper and Roy C. Bennett. It has been recorded by a number of performers. The best-selling recording was made by Vaughn Monroe and His Orchestra Vocalists: Vaughn Monroe and The Moon Men on December 15, 1948. It was released by RCA Victor Records as catalog number 20-3319 and by EMI on the His Master's Voice label as catalogue numbers BD 1247, HN 3014, HQ 3071, IM 13425 and GY 478. It first reached the Billboard magazine charts on January 14, 1949 and lasted 19 weeks on the chart, peaking at #4.
Shine is a popular song with lyrics by Cecil Mack and Tin Pan Alley songwriter Lew Brown and music by Ford Dabney. It was published in 1910 by Gotham-Attucks and used by Aida Overton Walker in His Honor the Barber, an African-American road show. According to Perry Bradford, himself a songster and publisher, the song was written about an actual man named Shine who was with George Walker when they were badly beaten during the New York City race riot of 1900.
"Sweet Leilani" is a song featured in the 1937 film, Waikiki Wedding. It won the Academy Award for Best Original Song, and Bing Crosby's record became one of the biggest hits of 1937.
"Till Then" is a popular song written by Eddie Seiler, Sol Marcus, and Guy Wood and published in 1944.
Alvin McBurney, known by his stage name Alvino Rey, was an American jazz guitarist and bandleader.
"Detroit City" is a song written by Danny Dill and Mel Tillis, made famous by Billy Grammer, country music singer Bobby Bare and Tom Jones. Bare's version was released in 1963. The song — sometimes known as "I Wanna Go Home" — was Bare's first Top 10 hit on the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart that summer, and became a country music standard.
"I've Told Ev'ry Little Star" is a popular song with music by Jerome Kern and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, published in 1932. The song was introduced in the musical play, Music in the Air. The first hit recording of the song was released in 1932 by Jack Denny and His Waldorf-Astoria Orchestra, featuring the vocals of Paul Small. It has since been recorded by many artists.
"Wheels" is The String-A-Longs' biggest hit single, a success in 1961. Their debut release, it was issued in 1960. The tune peaked at #3 on the Billboard Hot 100 and was the number 8 single of 1961 according to Billboard. The track reached number 8 in the UK Singles Chart. It sold over one million copies, and was awarded a gold disc.
Randolph Clay "Randy" Wood was an American record producer and the founder of Nashville-based Dot Records, one of the most successful independent record labels of the 1950s and 1960s.
"Sail Along, Silv'ry Moon" is a song written by Harry Tobias and Percy Wenrich and performed by Bing Crosby. It reached #4 on the U.S. pop chart in 1937. Outside of the US, the song peaked at #1 in Canada, Germany and Norway.
"Trying" is a song written by Billy Vaughn and performed by The Hilltoppers. It reached #5 on the Cashbox chart and #7 on the U.S. pop chart in 1952.
"Theme from The Apartment" is a tune composed by Charles Williams and performed by Ferrante & Teicher. It reached No. 9 on the Cashbox chart, No. 10 on the Billboard Hot 100, No. 24 on the Billboard R&B chart, and No. 44 on the UK Singles Chart in 1960. It was featured on their 1960 album The World's Greatest Themes.