Songs are ranked based on an inverse point system, with weeks at No. To ensure equitable representation of the biggest hits from each era, certain time frames were weighted to account for the difference between turnover rates from those years. The singer from Eureka, Calif.
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Although it didn't reach No. When this song reached the top of the Hot , the Supremes became the first Motown act to have two No. Just a few months earlier, they were known around Berry Gordy's company as "the no-hit Supremes," but that changed when their previous single, "Where Did Our Love Go," achieved pole position.
It's not a surprise that Swift wrote this song based on a real guy she was dating. Her family disapproved, inspiring her to base the song on the most famous "Love Story" of all, "Romeo and Juliet," but this time with a happy ending. It was his ninth No.
A year later she signed with Epic, with Wonder producing her first album. The initial single failed to chart but the follow-up was "Lovin' You. The trio completed the song by writing the bridge at Spector's home. The next day, the network was inundated with calls from viewers asking where they could buy the song. The 12th entry on the Hot for this female vocal group from Oakland, Calif. The video for this song was too steamy for MTV, which refused to air it. ABC's "Nightline" then aired the entire video, uncensored.
Jackson's first single for Virgin was based on a sample from a James Brown No. Queens, N. The song kept failing in America, with low-charting versions by Rush herself and Air Supply and a slightly better showing for Laura Branigan. Finally it was a No. Welsh singer Donna Lewis just couldn't eject Los Del Rio's "Macarena" from pole position, so her only single to reach the top 40 of the Hot had to settle for nine weeks at No. She fared better on the Radio Songs chart, where the song was No.
That's how the film became an Oscar winner; this song, written for the movie, claimed the Academy Award for Best Original Song. George Benson's soundtrack single peaked at No. Asked to contribute a song to the "Back to the Future" soundtrack, Lewis said he had the perfect tune: "In the Nick of Time. Carey and producer Dave Hall did not have the title "Dreamlover" when they started writing the song. Other labels were heavily into disco in but not Motown. Ross had no problem with the slow, seductive first half but started laughing when the beats-per-minute increased, protesting she couldn't sing that part.
Producer Hal Davis created a club atmosphere in the studio and Ross got into it, resulting in another No. Elvis Presley's version peaked at No. Three decades later, UB40 was asked to remake the song for the soundtrack to "Honeymoon in Vegas. The UB40 recording might have gone unreleased, but the music supervisor of another film, "Sliver," rescued the track from the Virgin vaults. After producer Walter Afanasieff delivered the new Savage Garden album to Columbia, he was given a message to take back to the band: "It's an artistic masterpiece. But we want another 'Truly Madly Deeply.
There wasn't unanimous agreement among the members of Foreigner that this song would be a great single for the group. Lou Gramm thought it might do irreparable damage to their rock image and Rick Willis thought it was "fluffy. The follow-up was an original, though U. Their version went unreleased and Turner had her first No. It was producer George Martin's idea for them to start with the chorus of "She loves you, yeah, yeah, yeah" instead of the first verse.
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Robin Gibb was considered the "chart freak" in the family but Andy was an avid chart watcher too, and he kept track of his second single's progress up the Hot And then…it just picked up and nothing stopped it. David Cassidy and his stepmother Shirley Jones were the only cast members of the TV series who appeared on the group's recordings, and Jones says, "I did very little…I literally was the backing vocals for David.
I never thought I'd have a gold record…it hangs on my wall and I'm very proud of it. After struggling for 15 years, the group scored a No.
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