Category Archive: 1958

DONNA (Ritchie Valens)

Donna (Ritchie Valens song) From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Released December 1958 Format 45 record Recorded December 16, 1958 Genre Rock and roll Length 2:20 Label Del-Fi 4110 Songwriter(s) Ritchie Valens “Donna” is a song sung by Ritchie Valens, featuring the 50s progression.The song was released in 1958 on Del-Fi Records. It reached No. 2 …

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HARRY’S CHOICE!

Harry’s Choice! From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Released 1958 Recorded Hollywood, June 1958 Genre Jazz, Big Band Label Capitol Harry’s Choice! is a studio album by American trumpeter Harry James with The Harry James Orchestra. The album was recorded in Hollywood, California in June, 1958 and released by Capitol Records (ST 1093). After coasting through …

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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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I GOT A FEELING (Ricky Nelson)

I Got a Feeling (Ricky Nelson song) 1958 From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia A-side “Lonesome Town” Released August 29, 1958 Genre Rock and roll Length 2:03 Label Imperial Writer(s) Baker Knight “I Got a Feeling” is a song written by Baker Knight and performed by Ricky Nelson. The song reached #10 on the Billboard Hot …

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LOLLIPOP (song)

Lollipop (1958 song) From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia “Lollipop” is a pop song written by Julius Dixson and Beverly Ross in 1958. It was first recorded by the duo Ronald & Ruby — Ross herself was “Ruby” — and then covered more successfully by The Chordettes. Dixson’s name is sometimes spelled “Dixon”. The song is …

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ALL OR NOTHING AT ALL (album)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia All or Nothing at All (album) All or Nothing at All is a studio album by Billie Holiday, recorded in 1956 and 1957 and released by Verve Records in 1958. A later 2 CD re-issue combined all of the tracks from this and two other Holiday albums recorded at the …

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BEEP BEEP (song)

Released 1958 Format 7″ Genre Pop Length 2:20 Label Roulette Writer(s) Carl Cicchetti, Donald Claps Beep Beep (song) “Beep Beep” is a novelty song by The Playmates. It describes an apparent competition between the drivers of a Cadillac and a Nash Rambler on the road, leading to a surprise revelation as to why the Rambler …

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BLUE BLUE DAY

Blue Blue Day “Blue Blue Day” is a 1958 single by Don Gibson. “Blue Blue Day” went to number one for two weeks on the Country & Western Best Seller charts and remained on the charts for a total of six months. The song also was Don Gibson’s second of four Top 40 entries, where …

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PROBLEMS (song)

Problems (song) Released 1958 Format Vinyl, 7″, 45 RPM Genre Rock and roll Length 1:54 Label Cadence Writer(s) Felice Bryant & Boudleaux Bryant “Problems” is a song released in 1958 by The Everly Brothers. The song spent 15 weeks on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, peaking at No. 2, while reaching No. 5 on Canada’s …

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BELIEVE WHAT YOU SAY

Believe What You Say Released March 10, 1958 Genre Rock & Roll Length 2:04 “Believe What You Say” is a song written by Dorsey Burnette and Johnny Burnette and performed by Ricky Nelson. The song reached #4 on the Billboard Hot 100, #6 on the R&B chart, and #10 on the country chart in 1958. …

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