Category Archive: 1957

I CAN’T STOP LOVING YOU (song)

I Can’t Stop Loving You Released 1958 Format Vinyl, 7″ Recorded December 30, 1957 Genre Country Length 3:14 Label RCA Victor Writer(s) Don Gibson Producer(s) Chet Atkins “I Can’t Stop Loving You” is a popular song written and composed by country singer, songwriter and musician Don Gibson, who first recorded it on December 30, 1957, …

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BYE BYE LOVE (The Everly Brothers song)

Bye Bye Love (The Everly Brothers song) Released March 1957 Format Vinyl, 7″, 45 RPM Recorded March 1, 1957, RCA Studios, Nashville, Tennessee Genre Rockabilly, country, rock and roll Label Cadence Writer(s) Felice & Boudleaux Bryant “Bye Bye Love” is a popular song written by Felice and Boudleaux Bryant and published in 1957. It is …

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TWENTY FLIGHT ROCK (song)

Twenty Flight Rock – 1957 “Twenty Flight Rock” is a song originally performed by Eddie Cochran in the 1956 film comedy The Girl Can’t Help It, and released as a single in 1957. The song was published in 1957 as written by Ned Fairchild and Eddie Cochran by American Music Incorporated and Campbell Connelly and …

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LET’S HAVE A PARTY (song)

Let’s Have a Party – 1957 “Let’s Have a Party” is a 1957 song written by Jessie Mae Robinson and recorded by Elvis Presley for the movie Loving You. Wanda Jackson recorded the song for her first album, Wanda Jackson, released in 1958. The song was released as a single by Jackson in 1960 and …

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THE RIVER KWAI MARCH

The River Kwai March – 1957 Renowned British composer Malcolm Arnold recalled that he had “ten days to write around forty-five minutes worth of music” – much less time than he was used to. He described the music for The Bridge on the River Kwai as the “worst job I ever had in my life” …

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ELVIS’ CHRISTMAS ALBUM

Elvis’ Christmas Album – 1957 Elvis’ Christmas Album is the fourth studio album and first Christmas album by Elvis Presley on RCA Victor, LOC 1035, a deluxe limited edition, released in October 1957, and recorded at Radio Recorders in Hollywood. It has been reissued in numerous different formats since its first release. It spent four …

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LOVE IS THE THING

Love Is the Thing – 1957 Love Is the Thing is a 1957 album released by American jazz vocalist Nat King Cole. It is the first of four collaborations between Cole and influential arranger Gordon Jenkins. Launching the charting single “Stardust”, which peaked at #79, the album reached #1 on Billboard’s “Pop Albums” chart and …

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THE MUSIC MAN

The Music Man – 1957 The Music Man (full title Jimmy Guiffre and his Music Men Play The Music Man) is an album by American jazz composer and arranger Jimmy Giuffre featuring tunes from Meredith Willson’s Broadway musical, The Music Man which was released on the Atlantic label in 1959. Scott Yanow of Allmusic states: …

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LITTLE BITTY PRETTY ONE

Little Bitty Pretty One – 1957 “Little Bitty Pretty One” is a rock and roll song written and originally recorded by Bobby Day, and popularized by Thurston Harris in 1957. Produced by Aladdin Records (located in Los Angeles, CA), and featuring The Sharps on backing vocals, Harris’ version reached No. 6 on the U.S. Billboard …

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LET ME BE YOUR – TEDDY BEAR

Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear” – 1957 “(Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear” is a popular song first recorded by Elvis Presley in 1957 for the soundtrack of his second motion picture, Loving You, during which Presley performs the song on screen. It was written by Kal Mann and Bernie Lowe and published in …

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