Category Archive: 1958

ALL THE WAY AND THEN SOME!

All the Way… and Then Some! Released 1958 Recorded 1958 Genre Vocal jazz Length 35:50 Label Decca, Brunswick All The Way… and Then Some! is a studio album by Sammy Davis, Jr., released in 1958. Track listing “All the Way” (Jimmy Van Heusen, Sammy Cahn) – 2:59 “Look to Your Heart” (Van Heusen, Cahn) – …

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THE FABULOUS LITTLE RICHARD

The Fabulous Little Richard Released 1958 (UK & Canada) March 1959 (U.S.) Recorded September 13, 1955-October 18, 1957 Genre Rock and roll Length 30:37 Label Specialty Producer Bumps Blackwell The Fabulous Little Richard was the third album from Little Richard, and the end of his rock and roll period. Released seventeen months after he had …

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LITTLE RICHARD (album)

Little Richard (album) Released Jul 1958 Recorded November 29, 1955 – October 18, 1957 Genre Rock and roll, R&B Length 26:48 Label Specialty Records Producer Bumps Blackwell Little Richard (released as Volume 2 in the UK) was the eponymous second studio album by Little Richard, released in 1958. Track listing Side one “Keep A Knockin’” …

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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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