A-Z Billboard Singles – Letter S

Gary:
I finally bit the bullet and upgraded my computers, from XP-Pro (which I loved) to Windows 7.  Why not windows 8? I tried it and did not like it.
Now I will continue with Joel Whitburn’s Book
 
covering all of the artists and songs that only made the Billboard Top 40 onceSo away we go with
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This one will be “Large”
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Safaris / Los Angeles / Great Song /
# 6 BB / July/1960 / Image of a Girl / Unique video of a rehearsal from 2007
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and the original

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Salvo/Sammy / Birmingham Alabama / (the Crescendos had the bigger hit) /

# 23 BB / Mar/58 / Oh Julie

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Sandpebbles/The/ R&B vocal trio /

# 22 BB / Jan/68 / Love Power

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Sandford/Townsend Band/The / Los Angeles /

#9 BB / July / 77 / Smoke from a Distant Fire /

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Sapphires/The / Philadelphia /

# 25 /BB / Feb/64 / Who do you love /


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Sebastian/John / Formed the Lovin’ Spoonful / New York City/

# 1 BB / Apr/76 / Welcome Back /
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Secrets/The / Cleveland /

# 18 BB / Dec/63 / The Boy Next Door /

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Sensations/The / Philadelphia /

# 4 BB / Feb/62 / Let me In /

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Shades of Blue / Detroit /

# 12 BB / May/66 / Oh How Happy /

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Shadows of Knight/ The / Chicago (really had 2 hits, but I love this song) /

# 10 BB / Apr/66 / Gloria (the other hit was Oh Yeah)

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Oh Yea (rare)

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Shells/The / Brooklyn NY /

# 21 BB / Dec/60 / Baby Oh Baby /

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Shep and the Limelites/ NYC / if it sounds like the Heartbeats “A Thousand Miles Away”, well good for you same lead singer and basically the same song /

# 2 BB / Apr/61 / Daddy’s Home /

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  or 

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Shepherd Sisters / Ohio /

# 18 BB / Nov/57 / Alone /

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(live)

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Sherrys/The / Philadelphia /

# 35 BB/ Nov/62 / Pop Pop Pop Pie /

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Shields/The / LA /

# 12 BB / Sept/58 / You Cheated /

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Shirley and Company / actually Shirley Goodman from Shirley and Lee and Let the Good Times Roll /

# 12 BB / Feb/75 / Shame, Shame, Shame /

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or


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Shocking Blue / The / Holland /

# 1 BB / Dec/69 / Venus /

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Shondell/Troy / Fort Wayne Indiana /

# 6 BB / Sept/61/ This Time /

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Sigler/Bunny / Philadelphia /

# 22 BB / July/67 / Let the Good Times Roll and Feels So Good /

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Silhouettes/The / Philadelphia /

# 1 (2) BB / Jan/58/ Get a Job /

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Silkie/ The / England/

# 10 BB / Nov/65/ You’ve Got to Hide Your Love Away /

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Simmons/Gene / Tupelo/Mississippi /

# 11 BB / Aug/64/ Haunted House /

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Sinclair/Gordon / Toronto Radio News broadcaster/

# 24 BB / Jan/74 / The American’s (A Canadian’s Opinion) /

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Singing Nun/ The / Belgium (not my music, but it was # 1 (4))/

# 1 (4) BB / Nov/63 / Dominique /

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Six Teens/The / LA /

# 25 BB / Sept/56 / A Casual Look /

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Smith/ LA /

# 5 BB / Oct/69 / Baby it’s You /

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Smith/Huey “Piano” and the Clowns / New Orleans /

#9 BB/ Mar/58 / Don’t you just know it /

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Smith/Hurricane / England /

# 3 BB / Dec/72 / Oh Babe, What would you say /

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Smith/Ray / Kentucky /

# 22 BB / Feb/60 / Rockin’ Little Angel /
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Sommers/Joanie / Buffalo NY /

# 7 BB / June/62 / Johnny Get Angry /

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Sopwith Camel/The / San Francisco /

# 26 BB / Jan/67 / Hello Hello /

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Soul/David / Actor/Singer/Chicago/

# 1 BB / Feb/77 / Don’t give up on us /

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Sounds Orchestral/ Studio Trio England /

# 10 BB / Apr/65 / Cast your Fate to the Wind /

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Springfields/The / Trio from London with Dusty Springfield /

# 20 BB / Sept/62 / Silver Threads and Golden Needles /

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Standells/The/ LA/ (love this song)/

# 25 BB / June/66 / Dirty Water /

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Statler Brothers / Virginia /

# 4 BB / Dec/65 / Flowers on the wall /

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Stereos/The / Steubenville Ohio /

# 29 BB / Oct/61 / I Really love You /

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Stevens/Connie / Brooklyn NY/ Singer/Actress/ had two hits, but the first one Kookie, Kookie was with Ed Byrnes/

# 3 BB / Mar/60 / Sixteen Reasons / (love this song, yep me)

 

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(live) 

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Stevens/Dodie / Chicago /

 

# 3 BB / Mar/59 / Pink Shoe Laces /

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Stewart/Amii / Washington D.C. (great song done by Eddie Floyd earlier) /

# 1 BB / Feb/79 / Knock on Wood /

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Stites/Gary / Denver /

# 24 BB / May/59 / Lonely for you /

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Storm/Billy / Dayton Ohio /

# 28 BB / May/59 /I’ve Come Of Age


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Strong/Barrett / Mississippi / Classic song written by Barry Gordy Jr., yep, the founder of Motown /

# 23 BB / Mar/60 / Money (That’s what I want) /

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Sunny & the Sunglows / San Antonio TX /

# 11 BB / Sept/63 / Talk to Me /

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Surfaris / California / Two hits, but the same song which is a Classic Summer Song /

 

# 2 BB / July/63 / Wipe Out /

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(live) Great version by The Ventures Live

The Original

and the Ventures in Japan 1966

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Swan/Billy / Missouri /

# 1 (2) BB / Oct/74 / I Can Help / Live on the Midnight Special

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Sweet Inspirations/The / Cissy Huston, Whitney’s Mother, was part of the group/

# 18 BB / Mar/68 / Sweet Inspiration /

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Swinging Blue Jeans/The / Liverpool England /

# 24 BB / Mar/64 / Hippy Hippy Shake /

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Swingin’ Medallions/ South Carolina / (Good Song)

# 17 BB / June/66 / Double Shot (of my Baby’s Love) /

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Syndicate of Sound / San Jose California /

# 8 BB / June/66 / Little Girl /

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