|"Theme from The Apartment"|
|Single by Ferrante & Teicher|
|from the album The World's Greatest Themes|
|Ferrante & Teicher singles chronology|
"Theme from The Apartment" is a tune composed by Charles Williams and performed by Ferrante & Teicher. The song was originally released in 1949 and entitled "Jealous Lover." 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.
The song was arranged and produced by Don Costa.
The song ranked No. 53 on Billboard magazine's Top 100 singles of 1960.
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"Nadia's Theme" is a piece of music composed by Barry De Vorzon and Perry Botkin Jr. in 1971. It became associated with Olympic gymnast Nadia Comăneci during and after the 1976 Summer Olympics. The composition has been used as the theme music to the American television soap opera The Young and the Restless intermittently since the series debuted in 1973. This piece is also used regularly by Steve Wright presenter on BBC Radio 2 Sunday Love songs as a backing bed.
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"Blue Christmas" is a Christmas song written by Billy Hayes and Jay W. Johnson and most famously performed by Elvis Presley; it was first recorded by Doye O'Dell in 1948. It is a tale of unrequited love during the holidays and is a longstanding staple of Christmas music, especially in the country genre.
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"Sleep" is a song written by Earl Burtnett and Adam Geibel in 1923. The song's melody is based on a motif from "Visions of Sleep", a 1903 composition by Geibel. The song was released by Fred Waring's Pennsylvanians in 1923, becoming the band's first hit and their signature theme. The song was also the theme for the television musical variety show The Fred Waring Show. The lyrics for the song were written by Waring's brother, Tom, who sang on the recording as well.
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