In the summer of 1963, young Stevie Wonder ruled the US charts with both the 'Fingertips' single and the album 'The 12 Year Old Genius.'
Their new US hit of August 1979 was a song that had been very good to some of the group 11 years earlier.
Written by Neil Sedaka and Phil Cody, ‘Solitaire’ is one of those much-covered songs, but the Carpenters' version for their album Horizon might be the best.
He wrote the classic that's been covered hundreds of times, and made other fine records of his own.
Those who bought Jackie Wilson's Reet Petite single got to hear Jackie's version of a song that predated World War I, By The Light Of The Silvery Moon.
In between two R&B chart-topping remakes, the mighty vocalists scored with a medley of 'I Can See A Rainbow' and 'Love Is Blue.'
Gimbel also wrote the lyrics for the themes of much-loved TV shows such as 'Happy Days' and 'Wonder Woman.'
The show pairs the iconic singer with live orchestration and “newly recorded, never-before-heard, digitally remastered arrangements of his classics.”
In 1963, Bobby Darin turned 27 in good form, with some new hit singles and, 52 years ago exactly, a chart entry with the ’18 Yellow Roses’ album.