|Single by Leon Russell|
|from the album Carney|
|Producer(s)|| Denny Cordell |
|Leon Russell singles chronology|
"Tight Rope" is the debut 1972 hit single by singer-songwriter Leon Russell. It was the lead track on his LP, Carney .
The song reached number 11 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100and number 10 on the Cash Box Top 100. In Canada, it reached number five.
The B-side of 45 RPM for "Tight Rope" was "This Masquerade", also penned by Russell, which became a Top 10 hit for George Benson in 1976.
"That Girl" is a song by American R&B singer and songwriter Stevie Wonder. The song was the leading single from Wonder's album-era 1982 greatest-hits compilation, Stevie Wonder's Original Musiquarium I, as one of four newer songs from the collection. The song spent nine weeks at number one on the Billboard R&B singles chart and reached number four on the Billboard Hot 100.
"Free Ride" is a song written by Dan Hartman and performed by The Edgar Winter Group. The single, engineered by Jim Reeves, was a top 15 U.S. hit in 1973, hitting number 14 on the Billboard Hot 100 and number 10 on Cash Box. In Canada, it peaked at number eight.
"Oh Girl" is a single recorded by the soul vocal group, The Chi-Lites and released on Brunswick Records in 1972. Included on the group's 1972 album A Lonely Man, "Oh Girl" centers on a relationship on the verge of break-up. The song is led by Eugene Record, who also wrote and produced it.
"C'mon Marianne" is a song composed by L. Russell Brown and Raymond Bloodworth and popularized by The Four Seasons in 1967. Produced by Bob Crewe, the single was the last Four Seasons single to reach the Top Ten of the Billboard Hot 100 chart in the 1960s, and their last Top Ten hit until "Who Loves You" in 1975.
"Like to Get to Know You" is a 1968 song from Spanky and Our Gang. Written by Stuart Scharf, the song debuted at number 71 on the Billboard Hot 100 on April 20, 1968, and peaked at #17 on June 8, 1968. It became a minor hit on the Billboard Easy Listening chart at the same time, eventually peaking at #24 the same week it peaked on the Hot 100. In Canada, the song reached #5 on the RPM Magazine charts. On the album of the same name, the song is broken into two parts: the full vocal, and a coda that echoes the chorus and conversation from the song.
"Love or Let Me Be Lonely" is a pop song recorded by the soul group The Friends of Distinction and released as a single in early 1970. The song was a multi-format success, peaking in the top 10 of the Billboard Hot 100 at #6 on May 1, 1970 and at #13 on the R&B chart. On the Adult Contemporary singles charts, "Love or Let Me Lonely" went to #9. The song is ranked as the 63rd biggest hit of 1970.
"Almost Over You" is a 1983 single by Sheena Easton from her Best Kept Secret LP. The single reached number 25 on the Billboard Hot 100, while its Adult Contemporary peak was number 4. In Canada, the song reached number 35 and number one on the Adult Contemporary chart.
"Hummingbird" is a song by American soft rock duo Seals and Crofts, released as a single in 1973. It was the second single from their fourth studio album, Summer Breeze, the follow-up to the LP's title track.
"Out of the Question" is a popular song by Irish singer Gilbert O'Sullivan. It was written by O'Sullivan and produced by Gordon Mills.
"Making Our Dreams Come True" is a 1976 hit single written by Charles Fox and Norman Gimbel. It was recorded by Cyndi Grecco, then an unknown musician. It is the title track of her debut album, used as the theme song to the television sitcom Laverne & Shirley.
"I Found a Girl" is a song written by P. F. Sloan and Steve Barri, and recorded by 1960s American pop singers, Jan and Dean. "I Found a Girl" reached up to number 30 on the US Billboard Hot 100 on November 20, 1965. The song was a much bigger hit in Canada, where it reached number two.
"Keep Your Eye on the Sparrow", also known as "Baretta's Theme", is a song written by Morgan Ames and Dave Grusin, recorded by multiple artists during the summer of 1975. Merry Clayton's version was the first to chart, reaching #45 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100. Then a version by Rhythm Heritage became a Top 20 hit in 1976.
"I Believe" is a song that was performed by the Canadian group Chilliwack. It was released on their 1981 album Wanna Be a Star.
"I Live for Your Love" is a 1987 song by Natalie Cole. It was the second of four charting singles from her Everlasting LP, and was also the second greatest hit from the album.
"Melanie Makes Me Smile" is a 1969 song written by Barry Mason and Tony Macaulay. It became a Top 10 hit in Australia in early 1970 by The Strangers.
"Games That Lovers Play" is a popular song composed by James Last which became a hit for multiple artists in 1966 and 1967. The song has been recorded more than 100 times.
"Suavecito" is a song recorded by Malo in 1971. It was the lead single from their debut LP, Malo. Suavecito means "soft" or "smooth" in Spanish. The song has been called "The Chicano National Anthem."
"I Got to Know" is a song recorded by the American band Starbuck. It was the second of three singles from their debut LP, Moonlight Feels Right. Written and produced by Bruce Blackman, the song was released in September 1976. Like its predecessor, "Moonlight Feels Right," the song features a prominent marimba solo by co-founding band member Bo Wagner.
"The Drum" is a song recorded by Bobby Sherman from his Portrait Of Bobby LP. It was released as a single in the spring of 1971, the second of two from the album. The song was written by Alan O'Day, his first of five Top 40 chart credits.
"No One" is a song originally recorded by Connie Francis in 1960. It was released as the B-side of her bigger hit, "Where the Boys Are," but charted separately. The song reached #34 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 during the winter of 1961.
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