Category Archive: 1956

IT ONLY HURTS FOR A LITTLE WHILE (song)

It Only Hurts for a Little While From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia “It Only Hurts for a Little While” is a 1956 popular song with music by Fred Spielman and lyrics by Mack David. The recording by The Ames Brothers was released by RCA Victor Records as catalog number 20-6481. It first reached the Billboard …

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FEVER (song)

Released May 1956 Format 45 rpm 78 rpm Genre Rhythm and blues Length 2:40 Label King 4935 Writer(s) Eddie Cooley John Davenport Producer(s) Henry Glover From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Fever (Little Willie John song) “Fever” is a song written by Eddie Cooley and Otis Blackwell, who used the pseudonym John Davenport. It was originally …

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TOO DARN HOT (song)

Too Darn Hot From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia “Too Darn Hot” Song by Ella Fitzgerald from the album Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Cole Porter Songbook Released 1956 Recorded February – March 1956 Genre Jazz Length 03:51 Label verve Writer(s) Cole Porter “Too Darn Hot” is a song written by Cole Porter for his musical Kiss …

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JUST IN TIME (song)

Just in Time (song) From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Released 1956 Format Gramophone record Genre Pop Writer(s) Jule Styne, Betty Comden and Adolph Green “Just in Time” is a popular song with the melody written by Jule Styne and the lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green. It was introduced by Judy Holliday and Sydney …

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LI’L RED RIDING HOOD (Song)

Li’l Red Riding Hood Released June 1966 Genre Garage rock Length 02:35 Label MGM Writer(s) Ron Blackwell “Li’l Red Riding Hood” is a 1966 song performed by Sam the Sham and the Pharaohs. It was the group’s second top-10 hit, reaching No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100 in August 1966 and No. 2 on …

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GLENDORA (song)

Glendora (song) Song by Perry Como Published 1956 Writer(s) Ray Stanley “Glendora” is a popular song written by Ray Stanley and published in 1956. It was recorded on May 8, 1956 by Perry Como. It was released by RCA Victor in the United States (catalog number 20-6554 on 78rpm, 47-6554 on 45rpm) and by RCA …

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BLUE BERRY HILL

Blueberry Hill Released 1956 Genre Rock and roll, rhythm and blues Length 2:28 Label Imperial 5407 Writer(s) Vincent Rose, Larry Stock, Al Lewis “Blueberry Hill” is a popular song published in 1940 best remembered for its 1950s rock n’ roll version by Fats Domino. The music was written by Vincent Rose, the lyrics by Larry …

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FREIGHT TRAIN (folk song)

Freight Train (folk song) Released December 1956 Recorded Levy’s Sound Studios, New Bond Street, London Label Oriole Writer(s) Elizabeth Cotten Producer(s) Jack Baverstock “Freight Train” is an American folk song written by Elizabeth Cotten in the early 20th century, and popularized during the American folk revival and British skiffle period of the 1950s and 1960s. …

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BLUE SUEDE SHOES (Carl Perkins)

SONG & HIT DETAILS Artist Name: CARL PERKINS Top Position (Australia): 14 Song Author: Carl Perkins Year Recorded: 1956 Record Label: RCA Records Label Number: HL-1075 SONG PROFILE “Blue Suede Shoes” Single by Carl Perkins B-side Honey Don’t Released January 1, 1956 Format 7″ single Recorded December 19, 1955 Genre Rock and roll Length 2:14 …

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AROUND THE WORLD (song)

Around the World (1956 song) – 1956 “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 …

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