New Christy Minstels – Denver • A great song that made the Bubbled Under chart at #127 in 1963.
Swinging Blue Jeans – It Isn’t There • A Song You Should Have Heard from 1965.
Jesse Belvin – Guess Who • One half of “Jesse & Marvin” and the co-writer of “Earth Angel” for the Penguins, Jesse released some great material in his short career. He and his wife Jo Ann died tragically in a car accident about a year after this #39 Hot 100 hit in 1959.
Barbara Mason – Come To Me • The Fabulous Flipside of “Sad Sad Girl” on Arctic records in 1965.
Serendipity Singers – Plastic • A very funny and prophetic song that Bubbled Under at #118 in 1965.
Scotland Yardleys – Some Guys Have It • A Song You Should Have Heard on Smash from 1966.
James Darren – Mary’s Little Lamb • A Hot 100 entry from 1962 peaking at #39.
Three Chuckles – We’re Still Holding Hands • With Teddy Randazzo on lead, the group gives us an early Song You Should Have Heard from 1956.
Reparata & the Del Rons – He’s My Guy • The Fabulous Flipside of “Whenever A Teenager Cries”.
Walker Brothers – You’re All Around Me • The Fabulous Flipside of “My Ship Is Comin’ In”.
Matt Monro – Why Not Now • The follow-up to “My Kind Of Girl” this Warwick release barely made the Hot100 at #92 and never getting any higher.
Merry-Go-Round – She’s A Very Lovely Woman • With Emmit Rhodes on lead, this song peaked at #94 on the Hot 100 in 1967. Covered by Linda Ronstadt and the Stone Poneys.
Earl Grant – Not One Minute More • A Song You Should Have Heard released on Decca in 1959 from the man who gave us “The End”.
Smith – Take A Look Around • The follow-up to “Baby It’s You”. With Gayle McCormick on lead, this Johnny Rivers discovered group hit the Hot 100 at #43 back in 1969.
Perry Como – It’s Impossible • One of the top vocalists of the 40’s – Perry scored a #10 Hot 100 hit in 1970 with this beautiful ballad.
Lesley Gore – Lazy Day/98.6 • Lesley turns two songs into one – hit the Adult Contemporary chart in 1969.
Teresa Brewer – Mutual Admiration Society • Topped at #21 on the Hot 100 in 1956 for Teresa.
Four Kings – One Night • A great song you should have heard with a sound reminiscent of the Four Seasons. Released in 1964 on Canadian-American records.
Chordettes – Zorro • A 1958 Hot 100 tune that will bring back memories of the Walt Disney series.
Jamie Coe – The Fool • The 1963 version on Big Top is a song you should have heard from one of Detroit’s favorite singers. We now have three songs by Jamie Coe on our play list, the Honor Roll of Hits.
Neil Diamond – Glory Road • One of those outstanding UNI lp cuts that predates the chart “explosion” that brought super star status to Neil. A non-charting song you should have heard you might have missed.
Sunrays – Bye Baby Bye • A fabulous flipside on Tower – the flip of “I Live For The Sun”
Crispian St. Peters – At This Moment • The arrangement will clearly remind you of Roy Orbison. This song you should have heard was released in 1965 on the Jamie label.
Crew Cuts – Angels In The Sky • This version hit #11 on the Hot 100 in 1955. It’s been recorded many, many times and was written by Canton, Ohio native Dick Glasser.