THE SONGS IN THIS POST BECAME THE FIRST #1 HIT RECORDS OF THE YEAR…1956-1960.  CLASSIC #1’S FROM THE “GOLDEN ERA OF ROCK AND ROLL”.

1956–MEMORIES ARE MADE OF THIS–DEAN MARTIN  CAPITOL RECORDS…THIS SONG WAS #1 FOR 6 WEEKS…CHARTED AT #1 ON 1/7/56.

1957–SINGING THE BLUES–GUY MITCHELL  COLUMBIA RECORDS.  THIS SONG WAS #1 FOR 10 WEEKS…CHARTING AT #1 ON 12/8/56.

1958–AT THE HOP–DANNY & THE JUNIORS  ABC-PARAMOUNT RECORDS.  THIS SONG WAS #1 FOR 7 WEEKS…CHARTING AT #1 ON 1/6/58.

1959–SMOKE GETS IN YOUR EYES–THE PLATTERS  MERCURY RECORDS.  THIS SONG WAS #1 FOR 3 WEEKS…CHARTING AT #1 ON 1/19/59.

1960–EL PASO–MARTY ROBBINS  COLUMBIA RECORDS.  THIS SONG WAS #1 FOR 2 WEEKS (POP)…CHARTING AT #1 ON 1/4/60

1961-1965 AND 1966-1970…WILL BE FEATURED IN NEW POSTS TO FOLLOW…THE GREAT HITS AND THE WONDERFUL ARTISTS WHO RECORDED THESE TUNES ARE A SPECIAL PART OF THE “GOLDEN ERA OF ROCK AND ROLL”.

TILL THE NEXT TIME—JOE

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