Thursday, December 9, 2010

German Oldies

Finished manually entering all German chart data from 1955 to 1974 into my oldies database. The biggest cross-Atlantic hits?


These all hit #1 on BOTH sides of the pond, sorted by weeks on the charts on Billboard (USA):


Cherry Pink And Apple Blossom White by Perez Prado (1955)
Rock Around The Clock by Bill Haley & The Comets (1955)
Sugar Sugar by The Archies (1969)
Tom Dooley by The Kingston Trio (1958)
Patricia by Perez Prado (1958)
Hey Jude by The Beatles (1968)
Come Together by The Beatles (1969)
Judy in Disguise - John Fred (1968)

Crimson & Clover - Tommy James (1969)
Downtown (Cherio) - Pet Clark (1965)
I Want To Hold Your Hand - Beatles (1964)
Strangers In The Night - Frank Sinatra (1966)
I'm A Believer - Monkees (1967)
Oh Pretty Woman - Roy Orbison (1964)
My Sweet Lord - George Harrison (1971)
These Boots Are Made For Walkin' - Nancy Sinatra (1966)
Satisfaction - Rolling Stones (1965)
Let It Be - Beatles (1970)
In The Year 2525 - Zager & Evans (1969)
Get Off Of My Cloud - Rolling Stones (1965)
Get Back - Beatles (1969)
All You Need Is Love - Beatles (1967)
Hello Goodbye - Beatles (1967)
Penny Lane - Beatles (1967)
Paperback Writer - Beatles (1966)

You will soon be hearing a lot more cool German schlager (hits) on MusicMaster Oldies!

http://www.live365.com/stations/mmoldies

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