A-C

A Blossom Fell Nat "King" Cole 1955 Howard Barnes, Harold Cornelius, Dominic John
A Daisy A Day   Jud Strunk 1973 (#14) Jud Strunk; d 1981 plane crash; had been on Laugh-In
A Day In The Life of a Fool   Jack Jones 1966 (#62) (his 3rd #62) Carl Sigman, Luis Bonfa
A Day In The Life Beatles, The 1966 John Lennon, Paul McCartney
A Dream Is a Wish Your Heart Makes   Ilene Woods (uncredited) 1950 Mack David, Jerry Livingston; from the Walt Disney movie "Cinderella"
A Dreamer's Holiday Perry Como 1949 (#3) Kim Gannon, Mabel Wayne; also rec. by Willie Nelson, 1983
A Groovy Kind of Love Mindbenders, The 1966 Toni Wine
A Hard Dayís Night Beatles, The 1964 (#1) John Lennon, Paul McCartney
A Hazy Shade of Winter Simon & Garfunkel 1966 (#13) Paul Simon
A House Is Not A Home Dionne Warwich 1964 Hal David, Burt Bacharach & Tony Esposito
A Kiss To Build A Dream On   Louis Armstrong 1951 Bert Kalmar, Harry Ruby, & Oscar Hammerstein, 1935
A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square Glenn Miller 1940 w. Eric Maschwitz (also wrote "These Foolish Things"), m. Manning Sherwin
A Place In the Choir Bill Staines 1978 Bill Staines
A Rainy Night In Georgia Brook Benton 1970 (#4) Tony Joe White; Benton d 1988
A Simple Desultory Philippic Simon & Garfunkel 1966 Paul Simon; on "Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme"
A Souliní Peter, Paul & Mary 1963 Noel Paul Stookey, Tracy Batteaste & Elena Mezzetti
A Summer Place   Lettermen, The 1965 (#16) Max Steiner, 1960; also Percy Faith, 1960
A Summer Song   Chad & Jeremy 1964 (#7) Waldo Salt, Roy Webb (Metcalfe/Noble/Chad Stuart?)
A Taste Of Honey   Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass 1965 (#7) Ric Marlow, Bobby Scott; Grammy winner 1965 (record) (Tony Bennett version #94 in 1964)
A Tisket, A Tasket Ella Fitzgerald 1938 Written ca 1879, adapted by Ella Fitzgerald & Al Feldman (or Van Alexander?)
A White Sport Coat   Marty Robbins 1957 (#2) Marty Robbins
A Whiter Shade of Pale Procul Harum 1967 Keith Reid, Gary Brooker
A Wink And A Smile Harry Connick, Jr. 1993 Ramsey McLean & Marc Shaiman; academy award nominee from "Sleepless In Seattle"
A Wonderful Time Up There   Pat Boone 1958 (#4) (on charts 19 weeks) Lee Roy Abernathy, 1947
A World Without Love Peter & Gordon 1964 (#1) John Lennon & Paul McCartney
Aba Daba Honeymoon Debbie Reynolds & Carleton Carpenter 1951 (#3) Arthur Fields, Walter Donovan, 1914
Abilene George Hamilton IV 1963 (#15) John D. Loudermilk, Bob Gibson, Lester Brown
Abraham, Martin & John Dion (DiMucci) 1968 (#4) Dick Holler
Achy Breaky Heart Billy Ray Cyrus 1992 Don Von Tress
Achy Breaky Song "Weird Al" Yankovic 1992 Lyrics by "Weird Al" Yankovic
Across the Wide Missouri Kingston Trio, The 1959 Based on the folk ballad "Shenandoah", new words by Jimmi Shirl and Ervin.M. Drake
Act Naturally Buck Owens 1964 Voni Morrison, Johnny Russell
Africa Toto 1982 (#1) David Paich, Jeff Porcaro
After Midnight Eric Clapton 1970 J. J. Cale
After the Loviní Engelbert Humperdink 1976 (#8) Alan Bertstein, Richard Zigler
After Youíve Gone   Judy Garland 1942 John Layton, Henry Creamer, 1918; introduced by Al Jolson, popularized by Sophie Tucker in the 1920s
Afternoon Delight Starland Vocal Band 1976 (#1) Bill Danoff; Danoff & his wife (fellow member Taffy) co-wrote Country Roads
Against The Wind Bob Seger 1980 (#5) Bob Seger
Ahab the Arab Ray Stevens 1962 (#5) Ray Stevens
Ainít Got No Home Clarence "Frogman" Henry 1956 (#20) Clarence Henry
Ainít Misbehaviní   Fats Waller 1929 Thomas "Fats" Waller, Andy Razaf, Harry Brooker
Ainít No Mountain High Enough Supremes, The 1967 Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson (also rec. by Marvin Gaye & Tammy Terrell, 1970)
Ainít No Sunshine When Sheís Gone Bill Withers 1971 (#3) Bill Withers; Grammy winner, 1971 (R&B)
Ainít No Way to Treat a Lady Helen Reddy 1975 (#8) Harriet Schoch
Ainít Nothing Like the Real Thing Tammi Terrell 1968 (#8) Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson; Terrell d 1970 at 24 of brain tumor
Ainít She Sweet Frank Banta 1927 Milton Ager, Jack Yellot; Bantaís piano version was the first recording of the song
Ainít That A Kick In The Head Dean Martin 1960 Sammy Cahn, Jimmy Van Heusen; from the movie "Oceanís Eleven"
Ainít That a Shame Pat Boone 1955 (#1) Fats Domino & Dave Bartholemew (Domino #10 same year)
Ainít That Peculiar Marvin Gaye 1965 (#8) Moore, Robinson
Air That I Breathe, The Hollies, The 1974 (#6) A.L. Hammond, Michael Hazelwood
Al Di La Emilio Pericoli 1962 (#6) Mogul (Eng.) Ervin Drake, Carlo Donida; from the movie Rome Adventure; also Ray Charles singers, (#29, 1964)
Alabama Jubilee Ferko String Band 1955 (#14) Jack Yellon, George Cobb, 1915
Alabamey Bound Eddie Cantor 1925 Ray Henderson, B.G. DeSylva & Bud Green; introduced by Al Jolson
Alberta Eric Clapton 1992 Peter "Memphis Slim" Chapman (a "Big Bill" Broonszy specialty)
Alexanderís Ragtime Band Emma Carus 1911 Irving Berlin (1912?) Berlin could neither read nor write music, and played only in the key of F Sharp
Aliceís Restaurant Arlo Guthrie 1966 (#97) Arlo Guthrie
All Alone Am I   Brenda Lee 1962 (#3) Manos Hadjidakis & Arthur Altman
All Along the Watchtower Bob Dylan 1967 Bob Dylan, on his album "John Wesley Harding"
All At Once You Love Her Perry Como 1955 (#11) Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II
All Day And All of the Night Kinks, The 1964 Ray Davies
All I Have to Do Is Dream Everly Brothers, The 1958 (#1 for 5 weeks) Boudleaux Bryant; revived by Glen Campbell-Bobbie Gentry, 1970
All I Know Art Garfunkel 1973 Jim Webb
All I Really Want to Do Cher 1965 (#15) Bob Dylan (also The Byrds, #40)
All I Want for Christmas Spike Jones 1948 Donald Yetter Gardner
All My Lifeís A Circle Harry Chapin 1976 Harry Chapin
All My Love (Bolero) Patti Page 1950 (#1) Eng. Mitchell Parrish, (Henri Contet), Paul Durand
All My Loving Beatles, The 1963 John Lennon, Paul McCartney
All of a Sudden My Heart Sings Paul Anka 1958 (#15) Harold Rome, 1945, in the movie Anchors Aweigh (Mel Carter version #38, 1965)
All Of Me   Frank Sinatra 1952 Seymour Simons, Gerald Marks
All Or Nothing At All   Frank Sinatra 1940 Jack Lawrence & Arthur Altman; recorded with Harry James band
All Out Of Love Air Supply 1980 (#2) Graham Russell
All Shook Up Elvis Presley 1957 (#1) Otis Blackwell, Elvis Presley
All the Gold In California Gatlin Brothers, The 1979 Larry Gatlin
All the Things You Are   Jo Stafford 1940 Oscar Hammerstien II, Jerome Kern; from the movie Very Warm for May
All The Way   Frank Sinatra 1957 (#2) James Van Heusen & Sammy Cahn, in The Joker Is Wild; Oscar winner, 1957 (Van Heusenís 2nd)
All You Need Is Love Beatles, The 1967 John Lennon, Paul McCartney
Allee Allee Oxen Free Kingston Trio, The 1963 Rod McKuen, Stephen Yates
Allegheny Moon   Patti Page 1956 (#2) Al Hoffman & Dick Manning
Alley Cat Bent Fabric & His Piano 1962 (#7) Frank Bjorn
Alley Oop Hollywood Argyles 1960 (#1) Dallas Frazier
Almost Like a Song   Ronnie Milsap 1977 Archie Jordan
Almost Like Being In Love   Nat "King" Cole 1950 Alan J. Lerner & Frederick Loewe, in Brigidoon (their first hit) Alan J. Lerner & Frederick Loewe
Almost Persuaded David Houston 1966 Sherrill & Sutton; Grammy winner 1966 (C&W)
Almost There Andy Williams 1964 Jerry Keller, Gloria Shayne; from the movie "I'd Rather Be Rich"
Alone Again (Naturally) Gilbert OíSullivan 1972 (#1 for 6 weeks) Raymond OíSullivan (Gilbertís real name)
Along Came Jones Coasters, The 1959 (#9) Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller
Along Comes Mary   Association, The 1966 (#6) Tandyn Almer
Along The Navajo Trail Roy Rogers 1945 Larry Markos, Dick Charles & Eddie De Lange; from movie Donít Fence Me In
Already Gone Eagles, The 1974 Bob Strandlund, Jack Tempchin
Always On My Mind Willie Nelson 1982 (#5) Johnny Christopher, Wayne Thompson, Mark James
Always You Betty Madigan 1954 (#21)
Always   Josephine Baker 1926 Irving Berlin, 1925; written for his wife, Ellin (Mackey), as was "Whatíll I Do"; Berlin could neither read nor write music
Am I a Toy or a Treasure? Kay Starr 1954 (#22)
Am I Blue   Ethel Waters 1929 Harry Akst, Grant Clarke
Am I Losing You Jim Reeves 1960 (#31) Jim Reeves
Am I That Easy to Forget Engelbert Humperdink 1967 (#18) (Debbie Reynolds #25 in 1960)
Amanda Waylon Jennings 1979 Bob McDill
Amapola   Jimmy Dorsey Orch. 1941 Joseph Lasalle (Eng: Albert Gamse), 1924 ; vocal by Helen O'Connell
Amen Impressions, The 1964 (#7) from Lillies of the Field
America Simon & Garfunkel 1972 (#97) Paul Simon
America Neil Diamond 1981 (#8) Neil Diamond, from "The Jazz Singer," 1908
America The Beautiful Ray Charles 1961 Katherine Lee Bates & Samuel Lee Ward
American Beauty Rose Frank Sinatra 1943 David, Evans & Altman
American Made Oak Ridge Boys, The 1983 (#72) Bob Dipiero & (?) McManus
American Pie Don McLean 1971 (#1 for 4 weeks) Don McLean
American Woman Guess Who, The 1970 (#1) Randy Bachman, Burton Cummings
Among My Souvenirs   Connie Francis 1959 (#7) (on charts 15 weeks) Edgar Leslie, Horatio Nicholls, 1927
Amukiriki (The Lord Willing) Les Paul & Mary Ford 1955 (#38) Livingston/Russell
Amy Pure Prairie League 1975 (#27) Craig Fuller
An Affair to Remember (Our Love Affair)   Vic Damone 1957 (#16) Tanis Chandler (Eng. Harold Adamson & Leo McCarey), Harry Warren; one of Warren's last
Anastasia Pat Boone 1956 (#37) Paul Webster, Alfred Newman
And I Love Her Beatles, The 1964 (#12) John Lennon, Paul McCartney
And I Love You So Perry Como 1973 (#29) Don McLean
And Roses and Roses Andy Williams 1965 (#36)
And That Reminds Me Della Reese 1957 (#12) Bargoni/Stillman
And The Angels Sing Benny Goodman 1939 Ziggy Elman & Johnny Mercer; vocal by Helen Forrest
And When I Die Blood, Sweat & Tears 1969 (#2) Lara Nyro, 1966 (d 1997 at 49)
Angel Eyes Frank Sinatra 1958 Earl K. Brent & Matt dennis, 1946; Sinatraís "exit" song for his June 13, 1971 retirement
Angel From Montgomery Bonnie Raitt 1974 John Prine
Angel of the Morning Merrilee Rush 1968 (#7) (also Juice Newton, #6 in 1971)
Angel on My Shoulder Shelby Flint 1960 (#22) Taylor
Angels in the Sky Crew-Cuts, The 1955 Glasser(#11)
Angie Baby Helen Reddy 1974 (#1) Alan OíDay
Anne Boleyn Kingston Trio, The 1960 R. P. Weston, Bert Lee, 1934, as "With Her Head Tucked Underneath Her Arm"
Annieís Song John Denver 1974 (#1) Words & Music by John Denver (on charts 17 weeks)
Another Pleasant Valley Sunday   Monkees, The 1967 (#39) Carole King, Gerry Goffin
Another Saturday Night Sam Cooke 1963 (#10) Sam Cooke (also #6 for Cat Stevens, 1971)
Answer Me, My Love Nat "King" Cole 1954 (#6) Red Rauch (Eng. lyric Carl Sigman), Gerhard Winkler
Anticipation Carly Simon 1971 (#13) Carly Simon; sheís the daughter of Simon & Schuster; made $50,000 on Heinz commercial
Any Day Now Ronnie Milsap 1981 Bert Bacharach, Bob Hilliard
Any Time   Eddie Fisher 1951 Herbert Lawson, 1921
Any Way You Want It Dave Clark Five, The 1975 Dave Clark
Any Way You Want Me Elvis Presley 1956 (#20) (flip side "Love Me Tender" #1 for 5 weeks)
Anyone Who Had A Heart Dionne Warwick 1963 (#8) Bert Bacharach, Hal David
Anything Goes   Harpers Bizarre 1967 (#43) w/m Cole Porter, 1934, in Anything Goes
Apache Jorgen Ingmann 1961 (#2) Jerry Lordan
Apple Blossom Time   Andrews Sisters, The 1941 Albert Von Tilzer (#2 for Charles Harrison, 1920, also recorded by Tab Hunter, 1957, #31)
Approaching Lavender Gordon Lightfoot 1970 Gordon Lightfoot
April Come She Will Simon & Garfunkel 1966 Paul Simon
April In Paris Count Basie & His Orchestra 1956 (#28) E.Y. Harburg, Vernon Duke
April In Portugal Les Baxter 1953 (#2) Jimmy Kennedy, Raul Ferrao; Baxter earned L.L.D. from Pepperdine University
April Love Pat Boone 1957 (#1 for 6 weeks, charted 26 weeks) Paul Webster & Sammy Fain
April Showers Al Jolson 1921 B.G. DeSylva, Louis Silvers
Aquarius/Let The Sun Shine Fifth Dimension, The 1969 Gerome Ragni, James Pado Galt McCermot in Hair; Grammy winner 1969 (record)
Are The Roses Not Blooming Judds, The 1990 Tom Schuler
Are You Lonesome Tonight Elvis Presley 1960 (#1 for 6 weeks) Lou Handman & Roy Turk, 1926
Are You Satisfied? Rusty Draper 1955 (#11) Escamilla/Wooley
Are You Sincere Andy Williams 1958 (#3) Wayne Walker
Around the World   Mantovani & His Orch 1957 (#12) Harold Adamson, Victor Young (Bing Crosby Version #25)
Arrivederci, Roma   1958 Carl Sigman, Renato Rascel, et al
As Long As She Needs Me   Sammy Davis, Jr. 1963 Lionel Bart (from Oliver)
As Tears Go By   Marianne Faithfull 1964 (#22) Mick Hagger, Andrew Oldham, Keith Richard (Rolling Stones version #6, 1965)
As Time Goes By   Dooley Wilson as "Sam" 1942 Words & Music by Herman Hupfield (1931); remembered from Casablanca, but written for 1931ís "Everybodyís Welcome"
As Usual Brenda Lee 1964 (#12) Alex Zanetis
Ashes of Love     Jack Anglin, Johnnie Wright & Jim Anglin; additional lyrics by Ronald E. Green
Ask Me Nat "King" Cole 1956 (#18)
At Last   Glenn Miller 1939 Mack Gordon & Harry Warren; Etta James recorded this in 1961
At Seventeen Janis Ian 1975 (#3) Janis Ian
At The Hop Danny & The Juniors 1957 (#1 for 7 weeks, on charts 21) Artie Singer, David White, John Medora; Danny committed suicide, 1983 at 42)
At The Zoo Simon & Garfunkel 1967 (16) Paul Simon
Atís A Lawyer Capitol Steps    
Atlantis Donovan 1969 (#7) Jerry Lordan
Aubrey Bread   David Gates
Auctioneer, The Leroy Van Dyke 1956 (#19)
Auf Wiederseh'n Sweetheart Vera Lynn and Chorus 1952 (#1) John Sexton, John Turner
Aura Lee Traditional   W.W. Fosdick, George R. Poulton, 1861
Autumn In New York Mel Torme 1963 Vernon Duke, 1934
Autumn Leaves   Roger Williams 1955 (#1 four wks) Joseph Kosma & Jacques Prévert Ď50 (Johnny Mercer)
Autumn to May Peter, Paul & Mary 1962 Paul Stookey, Peter Yarrow
Baby (Youíve Got What It Takes) Dinah Washington & Brook Benton 1960 (#5) Benton d 1988
Baby Baby Baby Teresa Brewer 1953 (#12) Jerry Livingston, Mack David
Baby Doll Andy Williams 1956 (#33) Harry Warren, Johnny Mercer, 1945; in the movie The Belle of New York
Baby Donít Get Hooked on Me Mac Davis 1972 (#1 for 3 weeks) Mac Davis
Baby Don't Go Sonny & Cher 1965 (#8)
Baby Face Eddie Cantor 1926 Harry Akst, Benny Davis
Baby Iím A-Want You Bread 1971 (#3) David Gates
Baby Itís You Shirelles, The 1961 (#8)
Baby Itís You Smith 1969 (#5)
Baby Love Supremes, The 1964 (#1) Eddie Holland, Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier
Baby The Rain Must Fall Glen Yarbrough 1965 (#12) Elmer Bernstein, Ernie Sheldon; Yarbrough was formerly with The Limelighters
Baby, I Need Your Loviní Four Tops 1964 (#11)
Baby, I'm Yours Barbara Lewis 1965 (#11)
Back Home Again In Indiana Original Dixieland Jazz Band 1917 James Hanley, Ballard Macdonald; comedian Herb Shrinerís theme song
Back Home Again John Denver 1974 (#5) Words & Music by John Denver (on charts 16 weeks)
Back In My Arms Again Supremes, The 1965 (#1) Eddie Holland, Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier
Back In The Saddle Again Gene Autry 1921 Gene Autry, Ray Whiteley
Back In the U.S.A. Chuck Berry 1959 (#37) Chuck Berry
Back In Your Own Back Yard Al Jolson 1927 Al Jolson, Billy Rose, Dave Dreyer
Bad Bad Leroy Brown Jim Croce 1973 (#1)Words & Music by Jim Croce (on charts 22 weeks)
Bad Blood Neal Sedaka/Elton John 1975 (#1 for 3 weeks) Philip Cody, Neil Sedaka
Bad Manís Blunder Kingston Trio, The 1960 (#60)
Bad Moon Rising Credence Clearwater Revival 1969 (#2) John Fogarty
Bad to Me Billy J. Kramer & The Dakotas 1964 (#9)
Baker Street Gerry Rafferty 1978 (#2 for 6 weeks) Gerry Rafferty
Bali Híai Muriel Smith 1958 Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers; Smith dubbed for Juanita Hill in South Pacific
Ballad Of A Teenage Queen Johnny Cash & The Tennessee Two 1958 (#14)
Ballad of Davy Crockett Bill Hayes 1955 (#1 for 5 weeks) Tom Blackburn, George Burns
Ballad of John & Yoko Beatles, The 1969 John Lennon, Paul McCartney
Ballad of the Alamo Marty Robbins 1960 (#34) Paul Webster & Dmitri Tiomkin
Ballad of the Green Berets, The Ssgt. Barry Sadler 1966 (#1 for 5 weeks) Ssgt. Barry Sadler, Robin Moore
Ballerina Nat "King" Cole 1957 (#18) Carl Sigman, Bob Russell, 1947; also by Vaughn Monroe, 1947
Bamboo Peter, Paul & Mary 1962 Dave Van Ronk
Band of Gold Don Cherry 1955 (#4)
Band Played On, The   1895 John F. Palmer, Charles E. Ward
Bang Bang Cher 1966 (#2) Sonny Bono
Banjo's Back in Town, The Teresa Brewer 1955 (#15)
Barbara Allen Art Garfunkel 1973 Traditional ca. 1666
Battle of Kookamunga, The Homer & Jethro 1959 (#14) (parodying Johnny Hortonís #1 hit)
Battle of New Orleans, The Johnny Horton 1959 (#1) Jimmy Driftwood (adapted from fiddle tune "The 8th of January") (2 Grammies 1959) ; Horton married Hank Williamsí widow, then died young; song later charted by Harpers Bizarre, 1968, and by Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, 1974.
Baubles, Bangles and Beads Kirby Stone Four, The 1958 (#25) Robert Wright, George Forrest, 1954
Be My Life's Companion   Rosemary Clooney 1952 (#18) Bob Hilliard, Milton De Lugg
Be My Love Mario Lanza 1951 (#1) Sammy Cahn, Nicholas Brodszky
Beans in My Ears Serendipity Singers, The 1964 (#30)
Beat Goes On, The Sonny & Cher 1967 (#6) Sonny Bono
Beautiful Brown Eyes Rosemary Clooney 1951 (#11) Arthur Smith, Alton Delmore
Beautiful Carole King 1971 Carole King, on her album Tapestry
Beautiful Gordon Lightfoot 1972 (#58) Gordon Lightfoot
Beauty And the Beast   Celine Dion/Peabo Bryson 1991 (#9) Howard Ashman, Alan Menken; from the Walt Disney move of the same name; academy award winner
Be-Bop Baby Ricky Nelson 1957 (#3) Pearl Longhurst
Be-Bop-A-Lula Gene Vincent 1956 (#7) Tex Davis
Because Of You   Tony Bennett 1951 (#1) Arthur Hammerstein, Dudly Wilkinson, 1940
Bed of Roseís Statler Brothers, The 1970 (#58) Harold Reid
Beep Beep Playmates, The 1958 Donald Clapps, Carl Cicchetti
Beer Barrell Polka Andrews Sisters, The 1939 Lew Brown, Wladimir Timm, Vasek Zeman, Jaromir Vejvoda; original Czeck title "Skoda Lasky"
Beer Song, The Doo-Doo-Wah 1995 Bob Cole, Christ Stevenson, Dave Cavanagh, Sara Campbell
Before the Next Teardrop Falls Freddie Fender 1975 Vivian Keith, Ben Peters
Begin the Beguine   Artie Shaw 1938 Cole Porter, in Jubilee, 1935; Porterís version flopped til Shaw re-arranged it
Behind Closed Doors Charlie Rich 1973 Kenny OíDell; Grammy winner 1973 (C&W)
Bei Mir Bist Du Schon   Andrews Sisters, The 1938 (#1) Jacob Jacobs, Sholom Secuda; Eng. version Sammy Cahn & Saul Chaplin; sisters' second record, first hit
Beiní Green Jim Henson 1970 Joe Raposo (also Frank Sinatra, 1971)
Bell Bottom Blues Derek & the Dominoes 1970 Eric Clapton
Bell Bottom Blues Teresa Brewer 1954 (#17)
Ben Michael Jackson 1971 Black & Scharff
Bennie and the Jets Elton John 1974 (#1) Elton John, Bernie Taupin
Bernadine Pat Boone 1957 (#14) Johnny Mercer
Best of My Love Eagles, The 1974 (#1) Glenn Frey, Don Henley, J.D. Souther
Best That You Can Do, The Christopher Cross 1981 (#1) from the movie Arthur
Best Things In Life Are Free, The Mel Tormé 1945 B.G. DeSylva, Lew Brown, Ray Henderson, 1927
Beth KISS 1976 Peter Criss
Beverly Hillbillies Flatt & Skruggs 1963 Paul Henning
Bewitched, Bothered & Bewildered   Mel Tormé 1944 Lorenz Hart & Richard Rodgers
Beyond the Blue Horizon   Jeanette MacDonald 1930 Words by Leo Robin; Music by Richard A. Whiting & W. Franke Harling; from the movie "Monte Carlo"
Beyond the Sea   Bobby Darin 1960 (#6) Charles Trenet (as "La Mer"), 1937 (English lyric Jack Lawrence) also rec. Roger Williams, 1956
Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo Perry Como with the Fontane Sisters 1950 (#14) Al Hoffman & Jerry Livingston, 1948
Bible Tells Me So, The Don Cornell 1955 (#7) Words & Music by Dale Evans
Big Bad John Jimmy Dean 1961 (#1 for 5 weeks, on charts 16) Jimmy Dean; Grammy winner 1961 (C&W)
Big Five-Oh, The Doo-Doo-Wah 1993 Ron DeLacy
Big Hurt, The Miss Toni Fisher 1959 (#3) Wayne Shanklin
Big Iron Marty Robbins 1960 (#26) Marty Robbins
Big Man Four Preps, The 1958 Glen Larson, Bruce Belland
Big Rock Candy Mountain, The Burl Ives 1959 Probably by Harry Kirby McClintock from hobo tales, in 1920s; printed w/o attribution in 1947 by Lomax
Biggest Part of Me Ambrosia 1980 (#3) David Pack
Bilbao Song, The Andy Williams 1961 (#37) Johnny Mercer, Kurt Weill
Bill Bailey Wonít You Please Come Home Benny Goodman 1956 Hughie Cannon, 1902
Billy the Kid Tex Ritter 1959 Traditional
Bimini Kingston Trio,The 1960 Bill Olafson, Mark McIntyre
Bird Dog Everly Brothers, The 1958 (#1) Beaudleaux Bryant
Bird In A Gilded Cage, A   1900 Harry Von Tilzer, Arthur Lamb
Birds and the Bees, The Jewel Akens 1965 (#3)
Birth of the Blues   Frank Sinatra 1952 B.G. DeSylva, Lew Brown, Ray Henderson
Birth of the Boogie Bill Haley & His Comets 1955 (#17)
Bits And Pieces Dave Clark Five, The 1964 (#4) Dave Clark, Mike Smith
Bitter Green Gordon Lightfoot   Gordon Lightfoot
Black Denim Trousers The Cheers 1955 (#6) Michael Stoller, Jerry Leiber
Black Is Black Los Bravos    
Black Magic Woman Santana 1970 (#4)
Black Slacks Joe Bennett & The Sparkletones 1957 (#17)
Black Velvet Band Clancy Brothers, The 1967 Traditional Irish
Black Water Doobie Brothers, The 1975 (#1) Patrick Simmons
Blacksmith Blues Ella Mae Morse 1952  
Blaze of Glory Bon Jovi   Jon Bon Jovi
Bleeker Street Simon & Garfunkel   Paul Simon; on "Wednesday Morning, 3 a.m."
Blob, The Five Blobs 1958 (#33)
Blossom Fell, A Nat "King" Cole 1955 (#2) Howard Barnes, Harold Cornelius, Dominic John
Blow Ye Winds Kingston Trio, The   Based on traditional sea chanty, c 1850
Blowiní in the Wind Peter, Paul & Mary 1963 (#2) Bob Dylan; may actually have been written by Lorre Wyatt (a New Jersey HS student) in Ď62; Wyatt denies this.
Blue Bayou Linda Ronstadt 1977 (#3) Joe Melson, Roy Orbison (Roy Orbison #15 in 1963)
Blue Boy Jim Reeves 1958 Boudleaux & Felice Bryant
Blue Champagne Jimmy Dorsey 1941 (#1) Grady Watts & Frank Ryerson
Blue Christmas Elvis Presley   B. Hayes, J. Johnson, 1948
Blue Eyes   Elton John   Elton John, Bernie Taupin
Blue Eyes Cryiní in the Rain Willie Nelson 1975 (#21) Fred Rose; originally recorded by Roy Acuff in the 1940s
Blue Hawaii Billy Vaughn & His Orchestra 1958 (#37) Leo Robin, Ralph Rainger
Blue Monday Fats Domino 1957 (#5) Fats Domino, Dave Bartholemew
Blue Moon   Marcels, The 1961 Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers (#1 for 3 weeks) (bass singerís name Fred Johnson); Lorenz Hart hated this song.
Blue on Blue Bobby Vinton 1963 (#3) Bert Bacharach, Hal David
Blue Skies   Willie Nelson 1978 Irving Berlin, 1927, added to Richard Rogersí Betsy
Blue Star (The "Medic" Theme) Felicia Sanders 1955 (#29) Edward Heyman, Victor Young
Blue Suede Shoes Carl Perkins 1956 (#2 for 4 weeks) Carl Perkins (d. 1997) (Elvis Presley version #20)
Blue Tailed Fly Burl Ives 1948 Daniel Decatur Emmett, 1846
Blue Tango Les Baxter 1952 Leroy Anderson
Blue Velvet Bobby Vinton 1963 (#1 for 3 weeks) Bernie Wayne, Lee Morris; previously recorded by Tony Bennett, 1951
Blue Water Line Brothers Four, The 1962 (#68)
Blueberry Hill Fats Domino 1957 (#2) Al Lewis, Larry Stock & Vincent Rose, 1940; first recorded by Gene Autry
Blues In the Night   Rosemary Clooney 1952 (#17) Johnny Mercer & Harold Arlen, 1941; from movie of same name (re-named such because of the music)
Boll Weevil Brook Benton 1961 (#2) arr. by Lee Hays (from Leadbelly?) (Theresa Brewer #17 & Fats Domino version #35 in 1956) Benton d. 1988
Bonanza Al Caiola & His Orchestra 1961 (#19) Jay Livingston, Ray Evans
Bonaparteís Retreat Billy Grammer 1959 (#50) Pee Wee King, 1950
Bony Moronie Larry Williams 1957 (#14)
Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy Bette Midler 1973 (#8) Huey Prince, Don Raye (#6 for Andrews Sisters, 1941)
Book of Love, The Monotones, The 1958 (#5)
Book, The   1954 Hans Gottweld, Paddy Roberts
Bookends Simon & Garfunkel 1968 Paul Simon
Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy Andrews Sisters, The 1941 Don Raye, Prince
Boom Boom Boomerang DeCastro Sisters, The 1955 (#17) Mark Lotz, Alan Gold, Tom Harrison
Born Free Roger Williams 1966 (#7) Don Black, John Barry; in movie of same name, Oscar winner, 1966
Born to Be Wild Steppenwolf 1968 (#2 for 3 weeks)
Born to Be With You Chordettes, The 1956 (#5) Don Robertson
Born To Lose Ray Charles 1961 Frankie Brown, 1943
Born Too Late Poni-Tails, The 1958 (#7) Charles Strouse, Fred Tobias
Botch-A-Me (Ba-Ba-Baciami Piccina) Rosemary Clooney 1952 (#2) Eddie Stanley, R. Morbelli, L. Astore
Both Sides Now Judy Collins 1968 (#8) Joni Mitchell
Bottle of Wine Kingston Trio, The 1963 Tom Paxton
Boxer, The Simon & Garfunkel 1969 (#7) Paul Simon
Boy From New York City, The Manhatten Transfer 1981 (#7) (The Ad Libs #8 in 1965)
Boy Named Sue, A Johnny Cash 1969 (#2) Shel Silverstein; Grammy winner 1969 (C&W)
Brand New Key Melanie 1971 (#1 for 3 weeks) Words & Music by Melanie Safka
Brandy Looking Glass 1972 Elliot Lurie
Brazil Bob Eberle, Helen O'Connell 1943 Barroso, Russell
Break It to Me Gently   Brenda Lee 1962 (#4) Diane Lampert, Joe Seneca
Break Up To Make Up Stylistics, The 1973 (#5) Thomas Bell, Kenneth Gamble, Linda Creed
Breakiní In a Brand New Broken Heart Connie Francis 1961 (#7) Howard Greenfield, Jack Keller
Breaking Up Is Hard to Do Neil Sedaka 1962 (#1) Neil Sedaka; revived as ballad 1975 (#8)
Breathless Jerry Lee Lewis 1958 (#7) Otis Blackwell
Breeze and I, The (Andalucia)   Caterina Valente 1955 (#8) Al Stillman, Ernesto Lecuona
Breezin' Along With the Breeze   Three Suns, The 1959 Haven Gillespie, Seymour Simmons, Richard Whiting; rec. by Josephine Baker, 1926; from "Both Ends of the Candle"
Brianís Song   Michel Legrand 1972 Alan & Marilyn Bergman, Michel Legrand
Bridge Over Troubled Waters   Simon & Garfunkel 1970 (#1 for 6 weeks) Paul Simon; won 6 Grammies in Ď70 (including best song, album, single & contemporary song)
Bristol Stomp Dovells, The 1961 (#2) Dave Appell, Kal Mann
Broken Hearted Melody   Sarah Vaughn 1959 (#7) Hal David, Bert Bacharach
Brother Loveís Show Neil Diamond 1969 (#22) Words & Music by Neil Diamond
Bulldog Fireballs, The 1960 (#24) (instrumental)
Burn That Candle Bill Haley & His Comets 1955 (#9)
Burning Bridges Jack Scott 1960 (#3)
Bury Me Not on the Lone Prairie Traditional   based on The Ocean Burial (1829) by E.H. Chapin & George Allen (1849)
Bus Stop Hollies, The 1966 (#5) Graham Gouldman
Bushel And A Peck, A Perry Como & Betty Hutton 1951 (#3) Frank Loesser, from Guys And Dolls
Busted Ray Charles 1963 (#4) Harlan Howard; Grammy winner 1963 (R&B)
But Beautiful Tony Bennett 1975 Johnny Burke & Jimmy Van Heusen
But Not For Me   Judy Garland 1943 George & Ira Gershwin, 1930
Butterfly Andy Williams 1957 (#1) Anthony September
Buttons And Bows Doris Day 1948 Ray Evans, Jay Livingston; in Paleface; Oscar winner, 1948
By The Light of The Silvery Moon Ray Noble 1942 Gus Edwards, Edward Madden, 1909
By the Time I Get to Phoenix Glen Campbell 1967 (#26) Jim Webb
Bye Bye Blackbird Eddie Cantor 1953 Mort Dixon, Ray Henderson, 1926; Cantor dubbed the song for the actor playing him in his lifeís story
Bye Bye Blues   Bert Lown & Hotel Biltmore Orch. 1930 David Bennet & Fred Hamm, 1925; Bert Lown & Chauncy Gray inaccurately credited with authorshop
Bye Bye Love Everly Brothers, The 1957 (#2) Felice & Boudleaux Bryant; song had been rejected by 29 groups; Everlyís were singing at $10 gigs
Bye, Bye, Baby (Baby Goodbye) Four Seasons, The 1965 (#12) Bob Crewe, Bob Gaudio
C.C. Rider Chuck Willis 1957 (#12) Traditional, popularized by Mississippi John Hurt (LaVern Baker version (#34) in 1962)
Címon Everybody   Eddie Cochran 1958 (#35) Cochran died at 22
Cab Driver Mills Brothers, The 1968 (#23) C. Carson Parks, 1963
Caberet Liza Manelli 1972 John Kander & W. Fred Ebb
Calcutta Lawrence Welk 1960 (#1 for 2 weeks) Lee Pockriss, Paul Vance, Heino Gaze
Calendar Girl Neil Sedaka 1960 (#4) Neil Sedaka, Howard Greenfield
California Dreaminí Mamaís & Papas, The 1966 (#4) John & Michelle Phillips
California Girls Beach Boys, The 1965 (#3) Brian Wilson
California Sun Rivieras, The 1964 (#5) H. Glover, M. Levy
California, Here I Come Al Jolson 1924 Joseph Meyer, B. G. DeSylva
Call Me Irresponsible   Frank Sinatra 1963 (#78) Sammy Cahn, Jimmy Van Heusen (also Jack Jones #75) from Papaís Delicate Condition; Oscar winner 1963
Call Me Johnny Mathis 1958 (#21) Tony Hatch
Calypso John Denver 1975 John Denver; named for Jacques Cousteauís research vessel
Can You Feel the Love Tonight   Elton John   Elton John; in the movie "Lion King"
Can You Find It in Your Heart Tony Bennett 1956 (#16) Al Stillman, Robert Allen
Canít Buy Me Love Beatles, The 1964 (#1) John Lennon, Paul McCartney
Canít Get Used To Losing You   Andy Williams 1963 (#2) Jerome "Doc" Pomus, Mort Shuman
Canít Help Falling in Love Elvis Presley 1961 (#2) Hugo Peretti, Luigi Creatore & George Weiss (melody probably adapted from Plaisir díAmor by Tedesco)
Canít Take My Eyes Off You Frankie Valli 1967 (#2) Bob Crewe, Bob Gaudio
Canít You See That Sheís Mine Dave Clark Five, The 1964 (#4) Dave Clark, Mike Smith
Canadian Sunset   Hugo Winterhalter 1956 (#2) Norman Gimbel, Eddie Heywood; Andy Williams version #7; Sounds Orchestral #76, 1965
Candle In The Wind (Marilyn Monroe) Elton John 1987 (#6) Elton John, Bernie Taupin
Candy Pied Pipers, The 1944 Mack David, Joan Whitney, Alex Kramer; Johnny Mercer & Jo Stafford credited in performance
Candy Man Sammy Davis, Jr. 1972 (#1 for 3 wks) Leslie Bricusse, Anthony Newley
Cannonball Duane Eddy 1958 (#15) (instrumental) Duane Eddy, Lee Hazlewood
Can't Smile Without You Barry Manilow 1978 Barry Manilow & David Isaacs
Can't You Hear My Heartbeat Herman's Hermits 1965 (#2) Carter & Lewis
Cara Mia Jay & The Americans 1965 (#4) Tulio Tranpani, Lee Lange, 1954; (earlier Mantovani instrumental version #10 in 1954)
Carefree Highway Gordon Lightfoot 1974 (#10) Gordon Lightfoot
Careless   Frank Sinatra 1940 Lew Quadling, Eddy Howard and Dick Jurgens
Carnival in Venice, A Mills Brothers, The 1954 (#26)
Carolina In The Morniní June Haver & Betty Grable 1945 Gus Kahn, Walter Donaldson, 1922; introduced by William Frawley (of "I Love Lucy" fame); from the "The Dolly Sisters"
Carolina Moon   Lee Ann Rimes 1999 Benny Davis, Joe Burke, 1928; previously a hit for Guy Lombardo
Carolina On My Mind James Taylor 1970 (#67) James Taylor
Carrie Ann Hollies, The 1967 (#9)
Casey Jones   1909 T. Lawrence Seibert, Eddie Newton
Casino Royale Herb Alpert 1967 (#27) Hal David, Bert Bacharach
Cast Your Fate To The Wind   Vince Guaraldi Trio 1962 (#22) Vince Guaraldi; (later Sounds Orchestra version #10 in 1965)
Catís in the Cradle Harry Chapin 1974 (#1) Harry Chapin, Sandra Chapin
Catch A Falling Star Perry Como 1958 (#1) Paul Vance, Lee Pockriss
Catch the Wind Donovan 1965 (#23) Donovan
Catch Us If You Can Dave Clark Five, The 1965 (#4) Leonard Davidson, Dave Clark
Cathyís Clown Everly Brothers, The 1960 (#15) Phil & Don Everly
Cattle Call Eddy Arnold 1955 (#42) Tex Owens
Cecilia Simon & Garfunkel 1970 Paul Simon
Center Field John Fogarty   John Fogarty
Certain Smile, A Johnny Mathis 1958 (#14) Paul Webster & Sammy Fain
C'est La Vie Sarah Vaughan 1955 (#11)
C'est Si Bon (It's So Good) Eartha Kitt 1953 (#8) Eng. Jerry Seelen, Henri Betti, 1950 (Conway Twitty #22 in 1960)
Chain Gang Sam Cooke 1960 (#2) Sam Cooke
Chains Of Love Pat Boone 1956 (#10)
Chances Are Johnny Mathis 1957 (#1) Al Stillman & Robert Allen (also wrote Moments to Remember, No Not Much, Home for the Holidays, et al)
Changes In Attitude, Changes in Lattitude Jimmy Buffett 1977  
Changing Partners Patti Page 1953 (#3) Joe Darian, Larry Coleman;(Dinah Shore #12 in 1954)
Chanson DíAmour (Song of Love)   Fontane Sisters, The 1958 (#12) Wayne Shanklin
Chantilly Lace Big Bopper, The 1958 (#6) J.P. "Big Bopper" Richardson also wrote "Running Bear" for Johnny Preston
Chapel of Love Dixie Cups, The 1964 (#1) Jeff Barry, Ellie Greenwich, Phil Spector
Charade   Henry Mancini 1963 (#36) Johnny Mercer, Henry Mancini
Charlie Brown Coasters, The 1959 (#2) Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller
Chattanooga Choo-Choo Glenn Miller Orch., w/ The Modernaires 1941 Mack Gordon & Harry Warren, 1941; Oscar nominee, 1941 from "Sun Valley Serenade"; 1st certified million-seller
Chattanoogie Shoe-Shine Boy Red Foley 1950 (#1) Harry Stone, Jack Stapp; also rec. by Bing Crosby
Cheek to Cheek Fred Astaire 1935 (#1) Irving Berlin; from the movie "Top Hat"
Cheeseburger in Paradise Jimmy Buffett 1978 (#32)
Cherish   Association, The 1966 (#1) Terry Kirkman
Cherokee   Glenn Miller 1944 Ray Noble
Cherry Cherry Neil Diamond 1966 (#2) Words & Music by Neil Diamond
Cherry Pink & Apple Blossum White Perez Prado 1955 (#1 for 10 weeks) Louiguy (Luis Guglielmi) & Mack David
Chicken Lips      
Childrenís Marching Song, The Mitch Miller & His Orch. 1959 (#16) aka "The Nick-Knack Song"
Chilly Winds Kingston Trio, The 1962 John Phillips, John Stewart
Chim Chim Cheree Dick Van Dyke 1964 Richard Sherman, Robert Sherman; in Mary Poppins, Oscar winner 1964
China Doll Ames Brothers, The 1960 (#38) Cindy Walker (Ames Brothersí last hit)
China Grove Doobie Brothers, The 1973 (#15) Tom Johnston
Chinatown, My Chinatown   1910 William Jerome, Jean Schwartz
Chip Chip Gene McDaniels 1962 (#10) Lived in Omaha
Chipmunk Song, The (Christmas Donít Be Late) David Seville & The Chipmunks 1958 (#1) (re-released in 1961, #25 and in 1962 at #40)
Chop Chop Boom Crew-Cuts, The 1955 (#14)
Christmas Alphabet McGuire Sisters, The 1954 (#25)
Christmas Dragnet (Parts 1 & 2) Stan Freberg 1953 (#13)
Christmas Eve In My Home Town Kate Smith 1966 Don Upton & Stan Zabka
Christmas Festival, A Leroy Anderson & His "Pops" Orchestra 1952 (#1)
Christmas Song, The Nat "King" Cole 1946 Mel Tormé, Robert Wells (also #80 in 1960)
Christmas Waltz, The Carpenters, The 1978 Sammy Cahn, Jule Styne
Chug-a-Lug Roger Miller 1964 (#9)
Ciao Ciao Bambino   1959 Mitchell Parish, Domenico Mondugno
Cindy, Oh Cindy Eddie Fisher 1956 (#10) Bob Barron, Burt Long
Cinnamon Sinner Tony Bennett 1954 (#8)
Cisco Kid, The War 1973 (#2) Sylvester Allen, Harold Ray Brown, et al
City of New Orleans Arlo Guthrie 1972 (#16) Steve Goodman
Claire Gilbert OíSullivan 1972 (#2) Gilbert OíSullivan (real name Raymond OíSullivan)
Class of Ď57 Statler Brothers, The 1972 Harold & Dan Reid
Classical Gas Mason Williams 1968 (#2) Mason Williams
Claudette Everly Brothers, The 1958 (#30)
Clementine Bobby Darin 1960 (#21) Percy Montrose, 1884 (Darin died in 1973 in heart surgery at age 37)
Climb Every Mountain Tony Bennett 1959 (#74) Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II, from The Sound of Music
Close to You Carpenters, The 1970 (#1 for 4 weeks) Bert Bacharach & Hal David; Karen died 2/4/83
Closer I Get to You, The Roberta Flack/DonnyHathaway 1978 Hathaway died in a fall from a ladder, 1979
Cloudy Simon & Garfunkel   Paul Simon
Coat of Many Colors   Dolly Parton 1971 Dolly Parton
Cocaine Eric Clapton 1977 J. J. Cale
Cocktails for Two   Spike Jones 1944 Sam Coslow & Arthur Johnston, 1934, for "Murder at the Vanities"
Cold Cold Heart Hank Williams 1951 (#1) Hank Williams
Color My World Chicago 1970 James Pankow
Colours Donovan   Donovan Leitch
Columbus Stockade      
Come A Little Bit Closer Jay & The Americans 1964 (#3) Wes Farrell, Bobby Hart, Tommy Boyce
Come And Go With Me Dell-Vikings, The 1957 (#4) C.E. Quick
Come Back When You Grow Up Bobby Vee 1967 (#3) Martha Sharp
Come Fly With Me Frank Sinatra 1957 Sammy Cahn & Jimmy Van Heusen
Come In from the Rain   Melissa Manchester 1975 Melissa Manchester, Carole Bayer Sager
Come Josephine In My Flying Machine   1910 Fred Fisher, Alfred Bryan
Come Monday Jimmy Buffettt 1974 (#30) Words & Music by Jimmy Buffettt
Come On-a My House Rosemary Clooney 1951 (#1) Ross Bagdasarian, William Saroyan
Come Rain Or Come Shine Frank Sinatra 1961 Johnny Mercer, Harold Arlen; also recorded by Billie Holiday, and Duke Ellington, 1946
Come Sail Away Styx 1977 (#8)
Come Saturday Morning   Sandpipers, The 1969 (#17) Dorie & Andre Previn, Fred Carlin
Come See About Me Supremes, The 1964 (#1) Eddie Holland, Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier
Come Softly to Me Fleetwoods, The 1959 (#1 for 4 weeks, on charts 16) Gary Troxl, Gretchen Christopher, Barbara Ellis
Come To Me Johnny Mathis 1958 (#22) Peter Lind Hayes, Robert Allen
Come Together Beatles, The 1969 John Lennon, Paul McCartney
Convoy C.W. McCall 1978 (#1) Clifford Twemlow
Cool Change     Glenn Shorrock
Cool Water Vaughn Monroe 1948 Bob Nolan, 1936
Copacabana Barry Manilow 1978 (#8) Barry Manilow
Copenhagen Doo-Doo-Wah   Robert Earl Keen
Corinna, Corinna Ray Peterson 1960 (#9) Bo Chatman, Mitchell Parrish 1932
Cotton Candy Al Hirt 1964 (#15) (instrumental)
Cotton Fields Highwaymen, The 1961 (#13) Huddie Ledbetter from traditional c 1850 (flip side, Gypsy Rover, also charted);
Cotton Jenny Anne Murray 1972 (#71) Gordon Lightfoot (own version 1969)
Could I Have This Dance Anne Murray 1980 (#33) from Urban Cowboy
Count Me In Gary Lewis & The Playboys 1965 (#2) Glen D. Hardin
Count Your Blessings (Instead of Sheep) Eddie Fisher 1954 (#5) Irving Berlin, 1952
Cover of the Rolling Stone Dr. Hook 1972 Shel Silverstein
Cowboyís Lament Tex Ritter 1959 Traditional
Crackliní Rosie Neil Diamond 1970 Neil Diamond
Crazy   Patsy Cline 1961 (#9) Words & Music by Willie Nelson
Crazy 'Bout Ya Baby Crew-Cuts, The 1954 (#8)
Crazy Otto, The (Medley) Johnny Maddox 1955 (#2) (instrumental) Edward R. White, Mack Wolfson
Crazy, Man, Crazy Bill Haley & His Comets 1953 (#12)
Creep, The Ralph Marterie & His Orchestra 1954 (#25) (instrumental)
Creeque Alley Mamas & Papas 1967 (#5) John & Michelle Phillips
Crimson And Clover Tommy James 1968 (#1) Peter Lucia Jr., Tommy Jones
Crocadile Rock Elton John 1972 (#1) Elton John, Bernie Taupin
Croce Di Oro (Cross of Gold) Patti Page 1955 (#16)
Cross Over the Bridge   Patti Page 1954 #2) Bennie Benjamin, George Weiss
Cruel War Peter, Paul & Mary 1966 (#52) Peter Yarrow, Paul Stookey
Cruising Down The River   Russ Morgan Orch. 1945 Nell Tollerton, Eily Beadell (or Harry Von Tilzer, Andrew Sterling, 1902?)
Cry   Johnnie Ray and Four Lads 1952 (#1) Churchill Kohlman
Cry Just A Little Beau Brummels 1965 (top 10) Ron Elliot & Robert Durand
Cry Like a Baby Box Tops, The 1968 Dan Penn & Spooner Oldham
Cry Me A River   Julie London 1955 (#9) Arthur Hamilton, 1953
Cry Of the Wild Goose, The Frankie Laine 1950 (#1) Terry Gilkyson, 1949
Cryiní Time Ray Charles 1965 (#6) Buck Owens; Grammy winner 1966 (R&B)
Crying Roy Orbison 1961 (#2) Roy Orbison & Joe Melson (Don McLean version #5 in 1981)
Crying In the Chapel Elvis Presley 1965 (#3) Artie Glenn (earlier version by The Orioles, #11 in 1953)
Crying In the Rain Everly Brothers, The 1962 (#6) Carole King & Howie Greenfield
Crystal Blue Persuasion Tommy James 1969 (#2) Tommy James, Mike Vale, Ed J. Gray
Cuckoo, The Peter, Paul & Mary 1965 Traditional, adp. by Peter, Paul & Mary
Cupid Sam Cooke 1961 (#17) Sam Cooke
Cycles   Frank Sinatra 1968 (#23) Gayle Caldwell