Category Archive: 1959

PERSONALITY (Lloyd Price song)

Personality (Lloyd Price song) Released April 1959 Genre R&B/pop Length 2:35 Label ABC-Paramount Writer(s) Harold Logan, Lloyd Price “Personality” is a 1959 R&B/pop hit with music and lyrics by Harold Logan and Lloyd Price. It was released as a single by Price. The single reached #2 for three weeks on the Billboard Hot 100 and …

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TILL I KISSED YOU

(Till) I Kissed You Released 1959 Format Vinyl, 7″, 45 RPM Recorded May 1959, RCA Studios, Nashville, Tennessee Genre Pop Length 2:23 Label Cadence 60663 Writer(s) Don Everly “(‘Till) I Kissed You” is a song written by Don Everly of The Everly Brothers. It was released as a single in 1959 and peaked at number …

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A VOICE IN THE WILDERNESS

SONG & HIT DETAILS Artist Name: CLIFF RICHARD Top Position (Australia): 10 Song Author: Norrie Paramor & Bunny Lewis Year Recorded: 1959 Record Label: Columbia Label Number: DO-4575 SONG PROFILE A Voice In The Wilderness Cliff Richard and The Shadows. A Voice In The Wilderness recorded on 8 September is the one featured on the …

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I ONLY HAVE EYES FOR YOU

I Only Have Eyes for You – 1959 “I Only Have Eyes for You” is a popular romantic love song by composer Harry Warren and lyricist Al Dubin, written in 1934 for the film Dames where it was introduced by Dick Powell and Ruby Keeler. According to Billboard magazine, the song was a #2 hit …

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KINDA BLUE

Kind of Blue – 1959 Kind of Blue is a studio album by American jazz musician Miles Davis, released on August 17, 1959, by Columbia Records. It was recorded earlier that year on March 2 and April 22 at Columbia’s 30th Street Studio in New York City. The recording sessions featured Davis’s ensemble sextet, consisting …

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HEAVENLY (Johnny Mathis album)

Heavenly (Johnny Mathis album) – 1959 Heavenly is the tenth album released by Johnny Mathis. It is the eighth original studio album recorded by him (two hit singles compilations Johnny’s Greatest Hits and More Johnny’s Greatest Hits were among his album releases to this point). It was issued in Great Britain by Fontana Records under …

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LOVE POTION NUMBER 9 (song)

Love Potion No. 9 (song) From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Released September 1959 Length 2:02 Label United Artists Writer(s) Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller Released 1963 Genre Rock and roll Length 2:05 Label Kapp KJB-27 Writer(s) Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller “Love Potion No. 9” is a song written in 1959 by Jerry Leiber and …

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HIPPY HIPPY SHAKE

Hippy Hippy Shake – 1959 “Hippy Hippy Shake” is a song written and recorded by Chan Romero in 1959. That same year, it reached #3 in Australia. Romero was just 17 when he wrote the song. Personnel Chan Romero, Guitar, Vocals Barney Kessel, Rhythm Guitar Irving Ashby, Upright Bass Rene Hall, Danelectro bass guitar Earl …

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THE LONELY GOATHERD

The Lonely Goatherd – 1959 “The Lonely Goatherd” is a popular show tune from the 1959 Rodgers and Hammerstein musical The Sound of Music that makes use of yodeling. The song is well known for its examples of yodeling, a part of the traditional music of the Austrian Alps, where the musical is set. This …

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DO-RE-ME

Do-Re-Mi – 1959 “Do-Re-Mi” is a show tune from the 1959 Rodgers and Hammerstein musical The Sound of Music. Within the story, it is used by Maria to teach the notes of the major musical scale to the Von Trapp children who learn to sing for the first time, even though their father disallowed frivolity …

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