Johnny Ray

Los Angeles, California, USA. b. 10 Jan 1927 (Dallas, Oregon), d. 1990.
Label: Columbia (EMI)
Musicians: Johnny Ray (vcls)
Producers: Mitch Miller
Writers: Fred Ahlert/Harry Richman/Roy Turk
DB 3060 Walking My Baby Back Home 8 Nov 1952 15 Pts: 18
Writers: Ben Raleigh/Guy Wood
DB 3154 Faith Can Move Mountains 13 Dec 1952 10 Pts: 23
Label: Philips
Producers: Mitch Miller
Writers: Leo Wood
PB 123 Somebody Stole My Girl 4 Apr 1953 7-xx-7-7-8-11-xx-12-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-11 Pts: 175
Writers: Nacio Herb Brown/Arthur Freed
  All I Do (Is Dream Of You) 2 Jan 1954 22 Pts: 13
    Original: Al Bowlly (1934); Song is from the film 'Sadie McKee' (1934).  
Label: Philips
Writers: Lincoln Chase
PB 244 Such A Night 3 Apr 1954 10-4-3-1-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-3-7-7-9-10-12 Pts: 820
    Following complaints from listeners the single was banned by the BBC for being "too suggestive".  
Writers: Irving Berlin
PB 379 If You Believe 2 Apr 1955 15-xx-xx-xx-xx-8-7-11-8-7-9-13-13-14-19 Pts: 245
Writers: Johnnie Ray
PB 441 Paths Of Paradise 14 May 1955 20 Pts: 14
Producers: Mitch Miller
Writers: Richard Adler/Jerry Ross
PB 495A Hernando's Hideaway 1 Oct 1955 20-11-12-11-14 Pts: 98
PB 495B Hey There 8 Oct 1955 16-9-10-6-5-5-7-11-14 Pts: 232
Writers: Eddie Curtis
PB 516 Song Of The Dreamer 22 Oct 1955 18-12-11-10-15 Pts: 99
Writers: Bert Kalmer/Harry Ruby/Ted Snyder
PB 546 Who's Sorry Now 11 Feb 1956 19-17 Pts: 30
    Original: Original Memphis Five (1923)  
Writers: Andy Razaf/Thomas Waller/Harry Brooks
PB 580 Ain't Misbehavin' 14 Apr 1956 19-17-18-19-26-24-xx-24 Pts: 94
Producers: Mitch Miller
Writers: Johnny Brag/Robert Riley
PB 624 Just Walkin' In The Rain 6 Oct 1956 19-13-5-3-2-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-2 Pts: 755
    12 Jan 1957 7-8-12-17-23 Pts: 103
Writers: Marty Robbins
PB 655A You Don't Owe Me A Thing 12 Jan 1957 21-17-16-21-15-19-22-20-21-15-15-14-12-17-24 Pts: 235
Writers: Wally Gold
PB 655B Look Homeward, Angel 16 Feb 1957 27-25-24-27-18-17-11-8-7-7-7-12-13-18 Pts: 264
Writers: Winfield Scott/Dorothy Goodman
PB 686 Yes Tonight, Josephine 4 May 1957 8-6-3-3-1-1-1-2-3-6-9-12-11-11-20-27 Pts: 618
Writers: O. Jones
PB 721 Build Your Love (On A Strong Foundation) 31 Aug 1957 27-18-18-17-23-27-30 Pts: 90
Writers: Johnny Ray
PB 952 I'll Never Fall In Love Again 28 Nov 1959 26-28-29-27-xx-26 Pts: 53
    30 Jan 1960 28 Pts: 10

Doris Day & Johnny Ray

Label: Columbia (EMI)
Musicians: Doris Day (vcls); Johnny Ray (vcls)
Producers: Mitch Miller
Writers: Josef Marais
DB 3242A Ma Says Pa Says 28 Mar 1953 12 Pts: 21
Label: Columbia (EMI)
Musicians: Doris Day (vcls); Johnny Ray (vcls)
Producers: Mitch Miller
Writers: Gerry Teifer
DB 3242B Full Time Job 11 Apr 1953 12 Pts: 21
Label: Philips
Musicians: Doris Day (vcls); Johnny Ray (vcls)
Writers: Ben Wiseman /Fred Wise/Kay Twomey
PB 157 Let's Walk Thata-Way 18 Jul 1953 11-8-9-10-9-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-8-9 Pts: 435
    guest musicians: Paul Weston (orch ldr)  

Frankie Laine & Johnny Ray

Label: Philips
Musicians: Frankie Laine (vcls); Johnny Ray (vcls); Ray Conniff (orch ldr)
Writers: Robert Allen/Al Stillman
PB 708 Good Evening Friends/Up Above My Head I Hear Music In The Air 28 Sep 1957 28-29-27-25 Pts: 42

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