Category Archive: 1958

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 …

Continue reading »

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 …

Continue reading »

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. …

Continue reading »

THAT’LL BE THE DAY (Album)

That’ll Be the Day (album) Released April 1958 Recorded January 26, July 22, November 15, 1956 Genre Rockabilly Length 25:06 Label Decca Producer Owen Bradley That’ll Be The Day is the final studio album from Buddy Holly. Decca, Holly’s first major record label, after failing to produce a hit single from Holly’s early recordings, packaged …

Continue reading »

HIGH SCHOOL CONFIDENTIAL

High School Confidential (Jerry Lee Lewis song) Released May 20, 1958 Format 7″, 45 rpm Genre Rock and roll, rockabilly, country Length 2:27 Label Sun 296 Writer(s) Ron Hargrave, Jerry Lee Lewis Producer(s) Sam Phillips “High School Confidential” is a song written by Ron Hargrave and Jerry Lee Lewis (and copyrighted in both their names …

Continue reading »

BROKEN HEARTED MELODY

Broken Hearted Melody Published 1958 Writer(s) Hal David Composer(s) Sherman Edwards “Broken Hearted Melody” is a popular song first published in 1958. The words were written by Hal David and the music by Sherman Edwards. The song became a major hit for Sarah Vaughan in 1959, peaking at #7 in the Billboard Charts and #5 …

Continue reading »

ITS JUST A MATTER OF TIME

It’s Just a Matter of Time (song) Origin and original success “It’s Just a Matter of Time” Single by Brook Benton Released February 1959 Format single Recorded 1958 Genre pop, rhythm and blues Length 2:28 Label Mercury 71394 Writer(s) Brook Benton, Belford Hendricks, Clyde Otis Producer(s) Belford Hendricks Brook Benton singles chronology “Crazy In Love …

Continue reading »

MAYBE BABY (song)

Maybe Baby (song) Released 1958 Recorded 29 September 1957, Tinker Air Force Base, Midwest City, Oklahoma Genre Rock and roll Label Brunswick 9-55053 Writer(s) Buddy Holly and Norman Petty Producer(s) Norman Petty “Maybe Baby” is a rock-and-roll song written by Buddy Holly and the producer Norman Petty and recorded by Holly and the Crickets in …

Continue reading »

HERE COMES SUMMER

Here Comes Summer Single by Jerry Keller B-side “Time Has a Way” Format Vinyl, 7″, 45 RPM Recorded 1958 Genre Pop Length 2:05 Label Kapp (U.S.) “Here Comes Summer” was a 1958 song, which was written and performed by Jerry Keller. The song was released on Kapp Records in the United States and London Records …

Continue reading »

SOUTH PACIFIC (soundtrack)

South Pacific (soundtrack) 1958 The Original Soundtrack to the film South Pacific was released in 1958. The film was based on the musical South Pacific by Rodgers and Hammerstein, which had been first staged nine years earlier. The composers had much say in this recording, with many of the songs performed by accomplished singers rather …

Continue reading »

Older posts «

» Newer posts