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Tommy Tucker Time
1.09/1941

I Don't Want to Set the World on Fire by Tommy Tucker Time

        

MP3

135

4
US
vocals by Amy Arnell & the Voices Three
written by Eddie Seiler, Sol Marcus, Bennie Benjamin  & Eddie Durham

video

Horace Heidt and His Musical Knights
2.09/1941

I Don't Want to Set the World on Fire by Horace Heidt and His Musical Knights

        

MP3

159

2
US
vocals by larry cotton & donna & her don juans
written by Eddie Seiler, Sol Marcus, Bennie Benjamin  & Eddie Durham

video

Mitchell Ayres and His Fashions in Music
3.10/1941

I Don't Want to Set the World on Fire by Mitchell Ayres and His Fashions in Music

        

MP3

41

19
US
written by Eddie Seiler, Sol Marcus, Bennie Benjamin  & Eddie Durham

video

The Ink Spots
4.10/1941

I Don't Want to Set the World on Fire by The Ink Spots

        

MP3

134

4
US
written by Eddie Seiler, Sol Marcus, Bennie Benjamin  & Eddie Durham

video

Harry James and His Orchestra
5.08/1942

Strictly Instrumental by Harry James and His Orchestra

        

MP3

175

5
US
written by Edgar Battle, Bennie Benjamin , Sol Marcus & Eddie Seiler

video

Vaughn Monroe
6.10/1942

When the Lights Go On Again (All Over the World) by Vaughn Monroe

        

MP3

226

2
US
written by Bennie Benjamin , Eddie Seiler & Sol Marcus

video

Lucky Millinder and His Orchestra
7.12/1942

When the Lights Go On Again (All Over the World) by Lucky Millinder and His Orchestra

        

MP3

97

14
US
✫1
R&B
vocals by Trevor Bacon
[Decca 18496]
written by Bennie Benjamin , Eddie Seiler & Sol Marcus

video

Frankie Carle and His Orchestra
8.01/1946

 ②  Oh! What It Seemed to Be by Frankie Carle and His Orchestra

        

MP3

228

✫1
US
[songwriter #2 hit]
written by Bennie Benjamin , Frankie Carle & George David Weiss

video

Frank Sinatra
9.02/1946

 ⑤  Oh! What It Seemed to Be by Frank Sinatra

        

MP3

226

✫1
US
[songwriter #5 hit]
[Columbia 36905]
written by Bennie Benjamin , Frankie Carle & George David Weiss

video

Dick Haymes and Helen Forrest
10.03/1946

Oh! What It Seemed to Be by Dick Haymes and Helen Forrest

        

MP3

153

4
US
written by Bennie Benjamin , George David Weiss & Frankie Carle

video

Charlie Spivak and His Orchestra
11.03/1946

Oh! What It Seemed to Be by Charlie Spivak and His Orchestra

        

MP3

142

5
US
written by Bennie Benjamin , George David Weiss & Frankie Carle

video

Perry Como
12.06/1946

 ④  Surrender by Perry Como

        

MP3

226

✫1
US
[songwriter #4 hit]
[RCA Victor 1877]
written by Bennie Benjamin  & George David Weiss (as George Weiss)

video

Woody Herman and His Orchestra
13.06/1946

Surrender by Woody Herman and His Orchestra

        

MP3

121

8
US
written by George David Weiss (as George Weiss) & Bennie Benjamin 

video

Frankie Carle and His Orchestra
14.09/1946

 ③  Rumor Are Flying by Frankie Carle and His Orchestra

        

MP3

227

✫1
US
[songwriter #3 hit]
written by Bennie Benjamin  & George David Weiss

video

Betty Rhodes
15.09/1946

Rumors Are Flying by Betty Rhodes

        

MP3

145

5
US
written by Bennie Benjamin  & George David Weiss

video

Tony Martin
16.10/1946

Rumors Are Flying by Tony Martin

        

MP3

114

9
US
[Mercury 5032]
written by Bennie Benjamin  & George David Weiss

video

Harry Cool and Mindy Carson
17.10/1946

Rumors Are Flying by Harry Cool and Mindy Carson

        

MP3

62

12
US
written by Bennie Benjamin  & George David Weiss

video

The Andrews Sisters and Les Paul
18.10/1946

Rumors Are Flying by The Andrews Sisters and Les Paul

        

MP3

155

4
US
written by Bennie Benjamin  & George David Weiss

video

Billy Butterfield and His Orchestra
19.10/1946

Rumors Are Flying by Billy Butterfield and His Orchestra

        

MP3

135

6
US
written by Bennie Benjamin  & George David Weiss

video

The Three Suns
20.11/1946

Rumors Are Flying by The Three Suns

        

MP3

126

7
US
written by Bennie Benjamin  & George David Weiss

video

Doris Day and Buddy Clark
21.06/1948

Confess by Doris Day and Buddy Clark

        

MP3

62

16
US
written by Bennie Benjamin  & George David Weiss

video

Patti Page
22.06/1948

Confess by Patti Page

        

MP3

70

12
US
[Mercury 5129]
written by Bennie Benjamin  & George David Weiss

video

Stardusters
23.04/1949

I Don't See Me in Your Eyes Anymore by Stardusters

        

MP3

160

5
US
written by Bennie Benjamin  & George David Weiss

video

Perry Como
24.05/1949

I Don't See Me in Your Eyes Anymore by Perry Como

        

MP3

78

11
US
[RCA 47-2892]
written by Bennie Benjamin  & George David Weiss

video

Patti Page
25.09/1949

I'll Keep the Love Light Burning (In My Heart) by Patti Page

        

MP3

34

26
US
written by Bennie Benjamin  & George David Weiss

video

Jo Stafford and Gordon MacRae
26.12/1949

Echoes by Jo Stafford and Gordon MacRae

        

MP3

52

18
US
written by Bennie Benjamin  & George David Weiss

video

Louis Jordan and Ella Fitzgerald
27.1950

I'll Never Be Free by Louis Jordan and Ella Fitzgerald

        

MP3

11

7
R&B
written by Bennie Benjamin  & George David Weiss

video

Dinah Washington
28.1950

I'll Never Be Free by Dinah Washington

        

MP3

15

3
R&B
[Mercury 8187]
written by Bennie Benjamin  & George David Weiss

video

Annie Laurie and Paul Gayten and His Orchestra
29.1950

I'll Never Be Free by Annie Laurie and Paul Gayten and His Orchestra

        

MP3

15

4
R&B
as Annie Laurie - Paul Gayten and His Orchestra
written by Bennie Benjamin  & George David Weiss

video

Guy Lombardo and His Royal Canadians
30.06/1950

Tiddley Winkie Woo by Guy Lombardo and His Royal Canadians

        

MP3

36

24
US
vocals by Kenny Gardner
written by Bennie Benjamin  & George David Weiss (as George Weiss)

video

Dottie O'Brien & Jan Garber
31.08/1950

I Wanna Be Loved by Dottie O'Brien & Jan Garber

        

MP3

38

23
US
[Capitol 1044]
written by Bennie Benjamin  & George David Weiss

video

The Ames Brothers
32.08/1950

Can Anyone Explain? (No, No, No!) by The Ames Brothers

        

MP3

148

5
US
written by Bennie Benjamin  & George David Weiss

video

Kay Starr & Tennessee Ernie Ford
33.08/1950

I'll Never Be Free by Kay Starr & Tennessee Ernie Ford

        

MP3

182

3
US
2
country
[Capitol 1124]
written by Bennie Benjamin  & George David Weiss (as George Weiss)

video

Ray Anthony and His Orchestra
34.09/1950

Can Anyone Explain? by Ray Anthony and His Orchestra

        

MP3

144

5
US
written by Bennie Benjamin  & George David Weiss

video

Dick Haymes
35.09/1950

Can Anyone Explain? (No, No, No!) by Dick Haymes

        

MP3

38

23
US
[Decca 27161]
written by Bennie Benjamin  & George David Weiss

video

Dinah Shore
36.09/1950

Can Anyone Explain? (No! No! No!) by Dinah Shore

        

MP3

28

29
US
[Columbia 38927]
written by Bennie Benjamin  & George David Weiss

video

Vic Damone
37.10/1950

Can Anyone Explain (No! No! No!) by Vic Damone

        

MP3

33

25
US
written by Bennie Benjamin  & George David Weiss

video

Larry Green and His Orchestra
38.10/1950

Can Anyone Explain? (No! No! No!) by Larry Green and His Orchestra

        

MP3

29

28
US
written by Bennie Benjamin  & George David Weiss

video

Eddy Howard
39.11/1950

To Think You've Chosen Me by Eddy Howard

        

MP3

115

9
US
[Mercury 5517]
written by Bennie Benjamin  & George David Weiss (as George Weiss)

video

Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong
40.11/1950

Can Anyone Explain? (No, No, No!) by Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong

        

MP3

26

30
US
written by Bennie Benjamin  & George David Weiss

video

Lucky Millinder and His Orchestra
41.1951

I'll Never Be Free by Lucky Millinder and His Orchestra

        

MP3

12

8
R&B
[RCA Victor 473128]
written by Bennie Benjamin  & George David Weiss

video

Nat King Cole
42.02/1951

Jet by Nat King Cole

        

MP3

63

20
US
8
R&B
backing vocals by the Ray Charles Singers
[Capitol F1365]
written by Harry Revel, George David Weiss (as George Weiss) & Bennie Benjamin 

video

Sarah Vaughan
43.06/1951

These Things I Offer You (For a Lifetime) by Sarah Vaughan

        

MP3

87

11
US
[Columbia 39370]
written by Bennie Benjamin , Morty Nevins & George David Weiss (as George Weiss)

video

Ray Anthony and His Orchestra
44.06/1951

These Things I Offer You (For a Lifetime) by Ray Anthony and His Orchestra

        

MP3

63

17
US
written by Bennie Benjamin , Morty Nevins & George David Weiss (as George Weiss)

video

Patti Page
45.06/1951

These Things I Offer You by Patti Page

        

MP3

39

26
US
[Mercury 5645]
written by Bennie Benjamin , Morty Nevins & George David Weiss (as George Weiss)

video

Sarah Vaughan
46.11/1951

I Ran All the Way Home by Sarah Vaughan

        

MP3

56

18
US
[Columbia 39576]
written by George David Weiss (as George Weiss) & Bennie Benjamin 

video

Buddy Greco
47.11/1951

I Ran All the Way Home by Buddy Greco

        

MP3

32

30
US
[Coral 60573]
written by George David Weiss (as George Weiss) & Bennie Benjamin 

video

Dinah Washington
48.1952

Wheel of Fortune by Dinah Washington

        

MP3

16

3
R&B
[Mercury 8267]
written by Bennie Benjamin  & George David Weiss

video

Eddie Wilcox Orch.
49.02/1952

Wheel of Fortune by Eddie Wilcox Orch.

        

MP3

81

13
US
2
R&B
with Sunny Gale
[Derby 45-787]
written by Bennie Benjamin  & George David Weiss

video

Kay Starr
50.02/1952

 ①  Wheel of Fortune by Kay Starr

        

MP3

232

✫1
US
[songwriter #1 hit]
[Capitol 1964]
written by Bennie Benjamin  & George David Weiss

video

Bobby Wayne
51.02/1952

Wheel of Fortune by Bobby Wayne

        

MP3

139

6
US
[Mercury 5779]
written by Bennie Benjamin  & George David Weiss

video

The Bell Sisters
52.03/1952

Wheel of Fortune by The Bell Sisters

        

MP3

113

10
US
[RCA 47-4520]
written by Bennie Benjamin  & George David Weiss

video

The Cardinals
53.03/1952

The Wheel of Fortune by The Cardinals

        

MP3

12

6
R&B
[Atlantic 958]
written by Bennie Benjamin  & George David Weiss

video

Bette McLaurin & Her Friends
54.05/1952

I May Hate Myself in the Morning by Bette McLaurin & Her Friends

        

MP3

39

23
US
written by Bennie Benjamin , George David Weiss & Dorothy Dick

video

Teresa Brewer
55.04/1953

Dancin' & Someone (Longin' for You) by Teresa Brewer

        

MP3

from 'Till I Waltz Again with You    

CD

MP3

50

17
US
written by Alex Alstone, Bennie Benjamin  & George David Weiss (as George Weiss)

video

Patti Page
56.02/1954

Cross Over the Bridge by Patti Page

        

MP3

184

2
US
[Mercury 70302]
written by Bennie Benjamin  & George David Weiss

video

Eddie Fisher
57.03/1954

A Girl, a Girl (Zoom-Ba Di Alli Nella) by Eddie Fisher

        

MP3

137

6
US
written by Al Bandini, Bennie Benjamin  & George David Weiss

video

Joni James
58.02/1955

How Important Can It Be? by Joni James

        

MP3

205

2
US
[MGM 11919]
written by Bennie Benjamin  & George David Weiss

video

Sarah Vaughan
59.02/1955

How Important Can It Be ? by Sarah Vaughan

        

MP3

72

12
US
written by Bennie Benjamin  & George David Weiss

video

Teresa Brewer
60.05/1955

How Important It Can Be by Teresa Brewer

        

MP3

52

18
US
written by Bennie Benjamin  & George David Weiss

video

The Four Aces
61.12/1955

Of This I'm Sure by The Four Aces

        

MP3

13

56
US
[Decca 29725]
written by Bennie Benjamin  & Sol Marcus

video

Sarah Vaughan
62.07/1956

Fabulous Character by Sarah Vaughan

        

MP3

61

19
US
[Mercury 70885]
written by Bennie Benjamin  & Sol Marcus

video

Knightsbridge Strings
63.11/1959

Wheel of Fortune by Knightsbridge Strings

        

MP3

6

88
US
[Top Rank 2014]
written by Bennie Benjamin  & George David Weiss

video

LaVern Baker
64.05/1960

Wheel of Fortune by LaVern Baker

        

MP3

from Saved    

CD

MP3

8

83
US
[Atlantic 45-2059]
written by Bennie Benjamin  & George David Weiss

video

Jimmy Ricks & Lavern Baker
65.01/1961

I'll Never Be Free by Jimmy Ricks & Lavern Baker

        

MP3

3

103
US
[Atlantic 2090]
written by Bennie Benjamin  & George David Weiss (as George Weiss)

video

Elvis Presley
66.02/1961

Lonely Man by Elvis Presley

        

MP3

26

32
US
US: B-side to Surrender
[RCA 47-7850]
written by Bennie Benjamin  & Sol Marcus

video

Kay Starr
67.06/1961

I'll Never Be Free by Kay Starr

        

MP3

6

94
US
[Capitol 4583]
written by Bennie Benjamin  & George David Weiss

video

Brook Benton
68.05/1962

Thanks to the Fool by Brook Benton

        

MP3

3

106
US
[Mercury 71962]
written by Bennie Benjamin  & Sol Marcus

video

The Castells
69.08/1962

Oh! What It Seemed to Be by The Castells

        

MP3

5

91
US
written by Bennie Benjamin , George David Weiss & Frankie Carle

video

Brook Benton & Damita Jo
70.11/1963

Baby, You've Got It Made by Brook Benton & Damita Jo

        

MP3

3

111
US
written by Bennie Benjamin  & Sol Marcus

video

Fats Domino
71.03/1964

I Don't Want to Set the World on Fire by Fats Domino

        

MP3

2

122
US
[ABC 10531]
written by Bennie Benjamin , Sol Marcus, Eddie Durham & Eddie Seiler

video

Nina Simone
72.12/1964

Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood by Nina Simone

        

MP3

2

131
US
[Philips 40232]
written by Bennie Benjamin , Gloria Caldwell & Sol Marcus

video

The Animals
73.02/1965

Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood by The Animals

        

MP3

from Animal Tracks    

CD

MP3

134

15
US
3
UK
[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #315]
written by Bennie Benjamin , Gloria Caldwell & Sol Marcus

video

Kay Starr
74.1967

When the Lights Go On Again (All Over the World) by Kay Starr

        

MP3

4

24
AC
[ABC 11013]
written by Eddie Seiler, Sol Marcus & Bennie Benjamin 

video

Frankie Laine
75.1968

I Don't Want to Set the World on Fire by Frankie Laine

        

MP3

4

26
AC
[ABC 11057]
written by Eddie Seiler, Sol Marcus, Bennie Benjamin  & Eddie Durham

video

Jimmy Roselli
76.1968

Oh What It Seemed to Be by Jimmy Roselli

        

MP3

2

35
AC
[United Artists 50287]
written by Bennie Benjamin , George David Weiss (as George Weiss) & Frankie Carle

video

Johnny & Jonie Mosby
77.1969

I'll Never Be Free by Johnny & Jonie Mosby

        

MP3

from I'll Never Be Free    

CD

MP3

4

26
country
written by Bennie Benjamin  & George David Weiss

video

Susan Raye
78.1972

Wheel of Fortune by Susan Raye

        

MP3

from Wheel of Fortune    

CD

MP3

7

16
country
[Capitol 3438]
written by Bennie Benjamin  & George David Weiss

video

Charlie Rich
79.05/1974

I Don't See Me in Your Eyes Anymore by Charlie Rich

        

MP3

from There Won't Be Anymore    

CD

MP3

42

47
US
9
AC
✫1
country
[RCA APBO 0260]
written by Bennie Benjamin  & George David Weiss

video

Santa Esmeralda
80.11/1977

Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood by Santa Esmeralda

        

MP3

from Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood    

CD

MP3

101

15
US
4
dance
41
UK
starring Leroy Gomez
[Casablanca 902]
written by Bennie Benjamin , Gloria Caldwell & Sol Marcus

video

Jim Ed Brown & Helen Cornelius
81.03/1978

I'll Never Be Free by Jim Ed Brown & Helen Cornelius

        

MP3

from I'll Never Be Free    

CD

MP3

9

11
country
[RCA 11220]
written by Bennie Benjamin  & George David Weiss

video

Elvis Costello
82.02/1986

Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood by Elvis Costello

        

MP3

from King of America    

CD

MP3

14

38
rock
33
UK
as The Costello Show
written by Bennie Benjamin , Gloria Caldwell & Sol Marcus
Suzy Bogguss
83.1987

I Don't Want to Set the World on Fire by Suzy Bogguss

        

MP3

1

68
country
written by Eddie Seiler, Sol Marcus, Bennie Benjamin  & Eddie Durham

video

The Latin Rascals
84.1988

Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood / Life's Too Short by The Latin Rascals

        

MP3

from When She Goes    

CD

MP3

3

30
dance
written by Bennie Benjamin , Sol Marcus, Gloria Caldwell, Albert Cabrera, Tony Moran, Andy Tripoli & Mac Quayle

video

Joe Cocker
85.10/1996

Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood by Joe Cocker

        

MP3

from Organic    

CD

MP3

6

53
UK
written by Bennie Benjamin , Gloria Caldwell & Sol Marcus

video

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