A-Z Billboard Singles – Letter O

Gary: I am working my way through the Alphabet, hoping I can still remember all the letters ;-),  and still using the same book
 
covering all of the artists and songs that only made the Billboard Top 40 once.  This post is brought to by the letter
O
notesLineOcean/ London, Ontario /
# 2 BB / Mar/71 / Put your hand in the hand /

notesLineO’Day/Alan/ Hollywood, singer, songwriter, pianist /
# 1 BB / May/77 / Undercover Angel /
notesLineO’Kaysions/The / North Carolina /
# 5 BB / Sept/68 / Girl Watcher /
notesLineO’Keefe/Danny / Wenatchee Washington /
# 9 BB / Sept/72 / Goodtime Charlie’s got the Blues/
notesLineOlympics/The / They really had 2 hits, but the group was different and 5 years apart / Compton California /
# 8 BB / Aug/58 / Western Movies /
but they really had many influential recordings that just did not quite make it to the Top 40:  https://strathdee.wordpress.com/2011/10/25/the-olympics/ 
notesLineOriginal Caste/The / Canadian /
# 34 BB / Feb/70 / One Tin Soldier /
notesLineOtis/ Johnny/Show / California / Bandleader/Composer/ one of my favourites /
# 9 BB / June/ 58 / Willie and the Hand Jive (Great Song) live with Tons of Joy and Lionel Hampton

notesLineOwen/Reg/and his Orchestra / England /
# 10 BB / Dec/58 / Manhattan Spiritual /
[youtubehttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lB9FFE43G3E]
notesLineOwens/Donnie / Pennsylvania /
# 25 BB / Nov/58 / Need You / Acoustic guitar played by Duane Eddy as Donnie was once part of Duane’s Group The Rebels / 

–o–
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