Frankie Vaughan

Liverpool, UK. [=Frank Abelson] b. 3 Feb 1928, d. 17 Sep 1999 (High Wycombe); starred in the film 'Let's Make Love' (1960) with Marilyn Monroe. Awarded OBE (1965).
Label: HMV
Musicians: Frankie Vaughan (vcls)
Writers: Nat Simon/Jimmy Kennedy
B 10599 Istanbul (Not Constantinople) 2 Jan 1954 20 Pts: 14
    23 Jan 1954 13 Pts: 20
Writers: Fred Fisher/Billy Rose
B 10783 Happy Days And Lonely Nights 22 Jan 1955 14-12-17 Pts: 56
Label: Philips
Writers: Winfield Scott
PB 423 Tweedle Dee 16 Apr 1955 17 Pts: 16
Writers: Boyd Bennett/Chuck Gorman/John F. Young Jr
PB 511 Seventeen 26 Nov 1955 20-18-18 Pts: 44
Writers: Boyd Bennett/John F. Young Jr
PB 544 My Boy Flat Top 28 Jan 1956 20-20 Pts: 28
    Original: Boyd Bennett (1955)  
Writers: Marvin Moore/Bob Davie
PB 640 The Green Door 3 Nov 1956 20-9-4-3-2-2-2-3-3 Pts: 385
    12 Jan 1957 6-9-7-13-20 Pts: 117
Producers: John Franz
Writers: Dennise Norwood
PB 660 Garden Of Eden 12 Jan 1957 3-1-1-1-1-2-2-5-8-11-10-21 Pts: 580
Writers: Sammy Fain/Paul Francis Webster
PB 729 Man On Fire/Wanderin' Eyes 28 Sep 1957 18-14-12-13-6-6-10-12-12-13-19-27 Pts: 247
    Original: //Charlie Gracie (Feb 1957)  
Writers: Paul Campbell/Joel Newman
PB 775 Kisses Sweeter Than Wine 14 Dec 1957 24-15-11 Pts: 52
    Original: Weavers (Sep 1951)  
    11 Jan 1958 8-11-13-13-19-25-22 Pts: 126
Writers: Melvin Endsley
PB 793 Can't Get Along Without You/We Are Not Alone 1 Mar 1958 11-13-19-22-23-26 Pts: 92
Writers: Roy C. Bennett/Sid Tepper
PB 825 Kewpie Doll 3 May 1958 26-19-12-13-10-10-11-13-14-16-22-26 Pts: 214
    Original: Perry Como (Apr 1958)  
PB 834 Wonderful Things 26 Jul 1958 30-22-26-xx-xx-xx-27-28-30 Pts: 65
Writers: Irving Bibo/Howard Johnson
PB 865 Am I Wasting My Time On You? 4 Oct 1958 27-25 Pts: 22
    Original: Denza Dance Band (1926)  
    10 Jan 1959 27 Pts: 11
PB 895 That's My Doll 24 Jan 1959 30-28 Pts: 20
Writers: Peggy Cochrane/Paddy Roberts
PB 930 The Heart Of A Man 18 Jul 1959 20-18-15-9-8-7-5-10-9-8-14-17-21-30 Pts: 290
    From the film 'Heart Of A Man'.  
BDL 7330 Frankie Vaughan At The London Palladium LP 29 Aug 1959 6-9 Pts: 17
PB 931 Walkin' Tall 12 Sep 1959 28-xx-29 Pts: 20
PB 985 What More Do You Want 23 Jan 1960 25-26 Pts: 22
PB 1054 Kookie Little Paradise 17 Sep 1960 41-33-31-46-47 Pts: 37
Writers: Marguerite Monnot/Georges Moustacki/Bunny Lewis
PB 1006 Milord 22 Oct 1960 38-34-38-38-39-48 Pts: 41
Musicians: Frankie Vaughan (vcls)
Producers: John Franz
Writers: Burt Bacharach/Bob Hilliard
PB 1195 Tower Of Strength 4 Nov 1961 43-18-7-2-1-1-1-2-5 Pts: 426
    Original: Gene McDaniels (1961); sales: 250000  
    13 Jan 1962 18-23-40 Pts: 34
Writers: Frankie Vaughan
PB 1219 Don't Stop Twist 27 Jan 1962 33-26-22-24-28-30-40 Pts: 72
Musicians: Frankie Vaughan (vcls)
Writers: traditional/Teddy Van /Joe Dong
326566 BF Loop-De-Loop 19 Jan 1963 48-29-15-6-6-5-8-13-15-21-33-40 Pts: 222
Writers: Jerry Herman
BF 1339 Hello Dolly 30 May 1964 41-28-26-18-18-20-31-25-38-44-49 Pts: 110
    Original: Mary Martin (1964); Song is from the Broadway musical "Hello Dolly" (1964).  
Label: Columbia (EMI)
Producers: Norman Newell
Writers: Sammy Gallop/David Saxon/Robert Cook
DB 8248 There Must Be A Way 19 Aug 1967 33-33-27-16-13-11-11-7-7-10-11-10-15-14-22-22-19-20-20-30 Pts: 349
    Original: Joni James (Apr 1959); sales: 250000  

Frankie Vaughan & The Kaye Sisters

Label: Philips
Musicians: Frankie Vaughan (vcls); Kaye Sisters (vcls)
Writers: Bob Hilliard/Mort Garson
PB 751 Gotta Have Something In The Bank, Frank 26 Oct 1957 22-8-8-8-9-13-15-18-27-21 Pts: 192
    Original: Bob Jackson (1957)  
Label: Philips
Musicians: Frankie Vaughan (vcls); Kaye Sisters (vcls)
Writers: Garry Troxel/Barbara Ellis/Gretchen Christopher
PB 913 Come Softly To Me 25 Apr 1959 11-10-10-9-9-13-10-19-25 Pts: 184
    Original: Fleetwoods (May 1959)  

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