Text Box: UK Appreciation Society























The Hit List

Researched by Charles Alexander

Covering……..

        78 chart recordings in the U.S. and/or Britain
        61 in Billboard U.S. Hot 100
        61 in the Cash Box U.S. Top 100
        48 in Top 40 in the U.S. and/or Britain
        24 in Top 10 in the U.S. and/or Britain
        9 at No. 1 (includes Can’t Take My Eyes Off You, which reached #1 in both Cash Box and Record #1 World and #2 in  Billboard, and Let’s Hang On, which reached #1 in both Cash Box and Record World and #3 in Billboard; does not include the remix of Beggin’reaching on the British dance chart)

Notes: Includes - Highest Chart Position (Billboard Hot 100 or Bubbling Under the Hot 100 except where indicated;

Cash Box positions are given only if they are higher than in Billboard and Record World. Record World positions are given

only if they are higher than in Cash Box and Billboard.)

 

The ‘Hit’ List

The 4 Seasons

1. 1956            You’re the Apple of My Eye (The Four Lovers) #62

2. 1962            Sherry #1 (five weeks at No. 1 in Billboard and six weeks at No. 1 in Cash Box)

3. 1962            Big Girls Don’t Cry #1 (5 weeks)

4. 1962            Santa Claus is Coming to Town #23

5. 1963            Walk Like a Man #1 (3 weeks)

6. 1963            Peanuts #108

7. 1963            Since I Don’t Have You #123

same recording also reached #105 in 1965

8. 1963            Ain’t That a Shame #22 (#20 in Cash Box)

9. 1963            Soon (I’ll Be Home Again) #77 (flip of Ain’t That a Shame) (#70 in Cash Box)

10. 1963          Candy Girl #3

11. 1963          Marlena #36 (flip of Candy Girl) (#35 in Cash Box)

12. 1963          New Mexican Rose #36 (#30 in Cash Box)

13. 1963          That’s the Only Way #88 (flip of New Mexican Rose) (#65 in Cash Box)

14. 1964          Dawn (Go Away) #3

15. 1964          Stay #16 (#15 in Cash Box)

16. 1964          Ronnie #6

17. 1964          Alone #28 (#24 in Cash Box)

18. 1964          Long Lonely Nights #102 (flip of Alone) (#74 in Cash Box)

19. 1964          Rag Doll #1 (2 weeks)

20. 1964          Save It for Me #10 (#8 in Record World)

21. 1964          Sincerely #75

22. 1964          Apple of My Eye #106

23. 1964          Big Man in Town #20 (#14 in Record World)

24. 1964          I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus #19 (Billboard Christmas chart)

25. 1965          Bye, Bye, Baby (Baby, Goodbye) #12 (#6 in Record World)

26. 1965          Toy Soldier #64 (#62 in Cash Box)

27. 1965          Betrayed #91 in Cash Box only

28. 1965          Girl Come Running #30 (#23 in Record World)

29. 1965          Let’s Hang On #3 (#1 in Cash Box for 1 week)

30. 1965          Don’t Think Twice (The Wonder Who) #12 (#10 in Cash Box)

31. 1965          Little Boy (In Grown Up Clothes) #60

32. 1966          Working My Way Back to You #9

33. 1966          Opus 17 (Don’t You Worry ’Bout Me) #13 (#9 in Cash Box and Record World)

34. 1966          On the Good Ship Lollipop (The Wonder Who) #87

35. 1966          You’re Nobody ’Til Somebody Loves You (The Wonder Who) #96 (flip of

Good Ship Lollipop)

(#86 in Cash Box)

36. 1966          I’ve Got You Under My Skin #9 (#6 in Record World)

37. 1966          Tell It to the Rain #10

38. 1967          Beggin’ #16 (#15 in Record World)

39. 1967          C’mon Marianne #9

40. 1967          Lonesome Road (The Wonder Who) #89 (#62 in Cash Box)

41. 1967          Watch the Flowers Grow #30 (#14 in Cash Box)

42. 1968          Will You Love Me Tomorrow #24 (#13 in Record World)

43. 1968          Saturday’s Father #103 (#50 in Cash Box)

44. 1968          Electric Stories #61 (#38 in Record World)

45. 1969          Idaho #95 (#64 in Cash Box)

46. 1969          Something’s On Her Mind #98 (other side of Idaho)

47. 1969          And That Reminds Me (My Heart Reminds Me) #45 (#27 in Record World)

48. 1970          Patch of Blue #94 (#53 in Cash Box)

49. 1974          Hickory #90 in Cash Box only

50. 1975          The Night #7 in Britain only

51. 1975          Who Loves You #3

52. 1975          December 1963 (Oh, What a Night) #1 (3 weeks)

53. 1976          Silver Star #38 (#3 in Britain)

54. 1976          We Can Work It Out #34 in Britain only

55. 1977          Rhapsody #37 in Britain only

56. 1977          Down the Hall #65 (#34 in Britain)

57. 1980          Spend the Night in Love #91

58. 1994          Remix of December 1963 (Oh, What a Night) #14 (#11 in Cash Box)

59. 2007          Remix of Beggin’ #32 in Britain only (#1 on the British dance chart!)

 

Frankie Valli

 

60. 1965          The Sun Ain’t Gonna Shine (Anymore) #128

61. 1966          (You’re Gonna) Hurt Yourself #39 (#38 in Record World)

62. 1966          You’re Ready Now #112 (#93 in Cash Box) (#11 in Britain in 1970)

63. 1966          The Proud One #68

64. 1967          Can’t Take My Eyes Off You #2 (#1 in Cash Box for 2 weeks in a 3 wk period)

65. 1967          I Make a Fool of Myself #18

66. 1967          To Give (The Reason I Live) #29 (#17 in Cash Box)

67. 1969          The Girl I’ll Never Know (Angels Never Fly This Low) #52 (#23 in Record
                        World
)

68. 1974          My Eyes Adored You #1 (1 week)

69. 1975          Swearin’ to God #6

70. 1975          Our Day Will Come #11

71. 1976          Fallen Angel #36 (#11 in Britain)

72. 1976          We’re All Alone #78 (#74 in Cash Box)

73. 1976          Boomerang #90 in Cash Box only

74. 1977          Easily #108

75. 1978          Grease #1 (2 weeks)

76. 1978          Save Me, Save Me (#48 on Billboard adult contemporary chart only)

77. 1979          Fancy Dancer #77

78. 1980          Where Did We Go Wrong #90


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