Category Archive: 1957

SAMMY SWINGS

Sammy Swings Released 1957 Recorded 1957 Genre Vocal jazz Length 34:39 Label Decca Sammy Swings is the fourth studio album by Sammy Davis, Jr., released in 1957. Track listing “Temptation” (Nacio Herb Brown, Arthur Freed) – 2:56 “The Lady’s in Love with You” (Burton Lane, Frank Loesser) – 2:39 “Comes Love” (Sam H. Stept) – …

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RAY CHARLES (album)

Ray Charles (album) Released 1957, 1962 Recorded May 17, 1953 – November 27, 1956 Genre R&B Length 38:55 Label Atlantic 8006 Producer Ahmet Ertegün, Jerry Wexler Ray Charles is the first release on LP by American pianist, vocalist, and band leader Ray Charles. Originally released in 1957 on Atlantic Records, it was re-released as Hallelujah …

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DADDY COOL (song)

Daddy Cool (The Rays song) A-side “Silhouettes” B-side “Daddy Cool” Released 1957 Format 7″ vinyl “Daddy Cool” is a song by US doo-wop group The Rays and was released on Cameo Records as the B-side of their 1957 single “Silhouettes”. It became a #3 hit on the Billboard Pop singles chart. The song was written …

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I’M GONNA SIT RIGHT DOWN AND WRITE MYSELF A LETTER

I’m Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself a Letter 1935 – 1957 From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia “I’m Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself a Letter” is a 1935 popular song with music by Fred E. Ahlert and lyrics by Joe Young. It has been recorded many times, and has become a standard …

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ONE NIGHT (song)

One Night (song) 1957 From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia A-side “I Got Stung” Released October 21, 1958 Format 45 rpm, 78 rpm single Recorded February 23, 1957, Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, California Genre Rhythm and blues, rock and roll Length 2:32 Label RCA Writer(s) Dave Bartholomew, Pearl King, Anita Steinman “One Night” is a song …

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IT’S NOT FOR ME TO SAY (song)

It’s Not for Me to Say 1957 From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia “It’s Not for Me to Say” is a 1957 popular song with music by Robert Allen and lyrics by Al Stillman. It was written for the 1957 movie Lizzie (starring Eleanor Parker), and was sung by Johnny Mathis in the film. Mathis’ recording …

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CLOSE TO YOU (Frank Sinatra album)

Close to You (Frank Sinatra album) 1957 From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Released 1957 Recorded March 8, April 4 – 5, November 1, 1956 at Capitol Studio A, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California Genre Vocal jazz, classic pop Length 43:31 Label Capitol Producer Voyle Gilmore Close to You is the eleventh studio album by American musician …

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COME FLY WITH ME (1957 song)

Come Fly with Me (1957 song) From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Released 1958 Recorded October 10, 1957 Genre Traditional pop Length 3:19 Label Capitol Composer(s) Sammy Cahn, Jimmy Van Heusen Producer(s) Voyle Gilmore, Billy May “Come Fly with Me” is a 1957 popular song composed by Jimmy Van Heusen, with lyrics by Sammy Cahn. “Come …

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KISSES SWEETER THAN WINE (song)

  Kisses Sweeter than Wine (song) 1957 “Kisses Sweeter than Wine” is a popular love song written by The Weavers in 1950. The song was a hit for Jimmie Rodgers in 1957 and Frankie Vaughan in 1958. The song was first recorded by The Weavers, who released the song as a Decca single in 1951, …

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GET A JOB (song)

Get a Job (song) Released November 1957 Format 45 rpm, 78 rpm Recorded October 1957. Robinson Recording Laboratories, Philadelphia Genre Doo-wop, rhythm and blues Length 2:25 Label Junior Writer(s) Earl Beal Raymond Edwards Richard Lewis William Horton “Get a Job” is a song by the Silhouettes released in November 1957. It reached the number one …

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