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Arthur Tracy
1.1934

Play to Me, Gypsy by Arthur Tracy

        

MP3

34

19
US
[Vocalion 2659]
written by Karel Vacek & Jimmy Kennedy 

video

Jack Jackson & His Orchestra
2.1934

Play to Me, Gypsy by Jack Jackson & His Orchestra

        

MP3

46

12
US
[Victor 24594]
written by Karel Vacek & Jimmy Kennedy 

video

Ray Noble and His Orchestra
3.12/1934

 ④  Isle of Capri by Ray Noble and His Orchestra

        

MP3

188

✫1
US
[songwriter #4 hit]
vocal Al Bowlly
written by Will Grosz (as Hugh Williams) & Jimmy Kennedy 

video

Freddy Martin and His Orchestra
4.1935

Isle of Capri by Freddy Martin and His Orchestra

        

MP3

129

2
US
[Brunswick 7344]
written by Will Grosz (as Hugh Williams) & Jimmy Kennedy 

video

Lew Stone & His Orchestra
5.1935

Isle of Capri by Lew Stone & His Orchestra

        

MP3

115

3
US
vocal Al Bowlly
[Decca 247]
written by Will Grosz (as Hugh Williams) & Jimmy Kennedy 

video

Bing Crosby
6.1935

Red Sails in the Sunset by Bing Crosby

        

MP3

151

✫1
US
[Decca 616]
written by Will Grosz (as Hugh Williams) & Jimmy Kennedy 

video

Guy Lombardo and His Royal Canadians
7.1935

Red Sails in the Sunset by Guy Lombardo and His Royal Canadians

        

MP3

166

✫1
US
written by Will Grosz (as Hugh Williams) & Jimmy Kennedy 

video

Mantovani and His Orchestra
8.1935

Red Sails in the Sunset by Mantovani and His Orchestra

        

MP3

128

2
US
[Columbia 3097]
written by Will Grosz (as Hugh Williams) & Jimmy Kennedy 

video

Jack Jackson & His Orchestra
9.1935

Red Sails in the Sunset by Jack Jackson & His Orchestra

        

MP3

45

13
US
[Victor 25152]
written by Will Grosz (as Hugh Williams) & Jimmy Kennedy 

video

Louis Armstrong
10.1936

Red Sails in the Sunset by Louis Armstrong

        

MP3

41

15
US
written by Will Grosz (as Hugh Williams) & Jimmy Kennedy 

video

Frances Langford
11.1937

Harbor Lights by Frances Langford

        

MP3

95

6
US
written by Will Grosz (as Hugh Williams) & Jimmy Kennedy 

video

Guy Lombardo and His Royal Canadians
12.1938

Two Bouquets by Guy Lombardo and His Royal Canadians

        

MP3

43

13
US
written by Jimmy Kennedy  & Michael Carr

video

The Glenn Miller Orchestra
13.1939

Cinderella (Stay in My Arms) by The Glenn Miller Orchestra

        

MP3

39

16
US
written by Michael Carr & Jimmy Kennedy 

video

Jack Teagarden & His Orchestra
14.1939

Cinderella, Stay in My Arms by Jack Teagarden & His Orchestra

        

MP3

34

19
US
written by Michael Carr & Jimmy Kennedy 

video

Guy Lombardo and His Royal Canadians
15.1939

Cinderella, Stay in My Arms by Guy Lombardo and His Royal Canadians

        

MP3

119

3
US
written by Michael Carr & Jimmy Kennedy 

video

The Ink Spots
16.1939

My Prayer by The Ink Spots

        

MP3

121

3
US
written by Georges Boulanger & Jimmy Kennedy 

video

The Glenn Miller Orchestra
17.1939

My Prayer by The Glenn Miller Orchestra

        

MP3

137

2
US
written by Georges Boulanger & Jimmy Kennedy 

video

Tony Martin
18.1939

South of the Border by Tony Martin

        

MP3

39

16
US
written by Jimmy Kennedy  & Michael Carr

video

Guy Lombardo and His Royal Canadians
19.1939

South of the Border (Down Mexico Way) by Guy Lombardo and His Royal Canadians

        

MP3

90

8
US
written by Jimmy Kennedy  & Michael Carr

video

Gene Autry
20.1939

South of the Border (Down Mexico Way) by Gene Autry

        

MP3

47

12
US
written by Jimmy Kennedy  & Michael Carr

video

Shep Fields and His Rippling Rhythm
21.10/1939

South of the Border (Down Mexico Way) by Shep Fields and His Rippling Rhythm

        

MP3

167

✫1
US
vocals by Hal Derwin
written by Jimmy Kennedy  & Michael Carr

video

Ambrose & His Orchestra
22.12/1939

South of the Border (Down Mexico Way) by Ambrose & His Orchestra

        

MP3

89

8
US
vocal Denny Dennis
[Decca 2732]
written by Jimmy Kennedy  & Michael Carr

video

Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra
23.09/1944

An Hour Never Passes by Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra

        

MP3

52

17
US
vocals by Gladys Tell
written by Jimmy Kennedy 

video

Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye
24.10/1947

An Apple Blossom Wedding by Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye

        

MP3

136

5
US
vocals by Don Cornell
written by Nat Simon & Jimmy Kennedy 

video

Eddy Howard
25.10/1947

An Apple Blossom Wedding by Eddy Howard

        

MP3

108

9
US
written by Nat Simon & Jimmy Kennedy 

video

Buddy Clark
26.11/1947

An Apple Blossom Wedding by Buddy Clark

        

MP3

54

14
US
[Columbia 37488]
written by Nat Simon & Jimmy Kennedy 

video

Dick Haymes
27.11/1947

-And Mimi by Dick Haymes

        

MP3

53

15
US
written by Jimmy Kennedy  & Nat Simon

video

Art Lund
28.11/1947

-And Mimi by Art Lund

        

MP3

54

14
US
written by Jimmy Kennedy  & Nat Simon

video

Primo Scala's Banjo and Accordion Orchestra with the Keynotes
29.01/1949

The Mistletoe Kiss by Primo Scala's Banjo and Accordion Orchestra with the Keynotes

        

MP3

32

27
US
written by Jimmy Kennedy  & Constance Carpenter

video

Guy Lombardo and His Royal Canadians
30.05/1949

Merry-Go-Round Waltz by Guy Lombardo and His Royal Canadians

        

MP3

54

18
US
vocals by Kenny Gardner
written by Jimmy Kennedy , Arthur Finn & Juventino Rosas

video

Art Mooney
31.06/1949

Merry-Go-Round Waltz by Art Mooney

        

MP3

29

29
US
[MGM 10405]
written by Jimmy Kennedy , Arthur Finn & Juventino Rosas

video

Vic Damone
32.08/1949

My Bolero by Vic Damone

        

MP3

114

10
US
[Mercury 5313]
written by Jimmy Kennedy  & Nat Simon

video

Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye
33.09/1950

 ②  Harbor Lights by Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye

        

MP3

229

✫1
US
[songwriter #2 hit]
vocals by Tony Alamo & the Kaydets
written by Will Grosz (as Hugh Williams) & Jimmy Kennedy 

video

Ralph Flanagan and His Orchestra
34.09/1950

The Red We Want Is the Red We've Got (In the Old Red, White and Blue) by Ralph Flanagan and His Orchestra

        

MP3

59

13
US
vocals by Harry Prime
written by Bix Reichner (as Bickley Reichner) & Jimmy Kennedy 

video

Jerry Byrd
35.09/1950

Harbor Lights by Jerry Byrd

        

MP3

47

19
US
jerry byrd & his steel guitar & jerry murad's harmonicats
[Mercury 5461]
written by Will Grosz (as Hugh Williams) & Jimmy Kennedy 

video

Ken Griffin
36.09/1950

Harbor Lights by Ken Griffin

        

MP3

77

11
US
as Ken Griffin at the Organ
[instrumental]
written by Will Grosz (as Hugh Williams) & Jimmy Kennedy 

video

Ray Anthony and His Orchestra
37.09/1950

Harbor Lights by Ray Anthony and His Orchestra

        

MP3

155

4
US
written by Will Grosz (as Hugh Williams) & Jimmy Kennedy 

video

Ralph Flanagan and His Orchestra
38.10/1950

Harbor Lights by Ralph Flanagan and His Orchestra

        

MP3

147

5
US
written by Will Grosz (as Hugh Williams) & Jimmy Kennedy 

video

Guy Lombardo and His Royal Canadians
39.10/1950

 ⑤  Harbor Lights by Guy Lombardo and His Royal Canadians

        

MP3

183

2
US
[songwriter #5 hit]
vocals by Kenny Gardner
written by Will Grosz (as Hugh Williams) & Jimmy Kennedy 

video

Bing Crosby
40.11/1950

Harbor Lights by Bing Crosby

        

MP3

121

8
US
hit for Frances Langford in 1937
[Decca 27219]
written by Will Grosz (as Hugh Williams) & Jimmy Kennedy 

video

Dinah Washington
41.1951

Harbor Lights by Dinah Washington

        

MP3

10

10
R&B
written by Will Grosz (as Hugh Williams) & Jimmy Kennedy 

video

Hank Snow
42.05/1951

Down the Trail of Achin' Hearts by Hank Snow

        

MP3

21

2
country
as Hank Snow (The Singing Ranger) with Anita Carter and the Rainbow Ranch Boys
US B side to Bluebird Island
written by Jimmy Kennedy  & Nat Simon

video

Nat King Cole
43.05/1951

Red Sails in the Sunset by Nat King Cole

        

MP3

45

24
US
#1 hit for Bing Crosby & Guy Lombardo in 1935
[Capitol 1468]
written by Will Grosz (as Hugh Williams) & Jimmy Kennedy 

video

Les Baxter
44.04/1953

 ③  April in Portugal by Les Baxter

        

MP3

188

2
US
[songwriter #3 hit]
[instrumental]
[Capitol 2374]
written by Raul Ferrão & Jimmy Kennedy 

video

Richard Hayman
45.05/1953

April in Portugal by Richard Hayman

        

MP3

68

12
US
[Mercury 70114]
written by Raul Ferrão & Jimmy Kennedy 

video

Vic Damone
46.05/1953

April in Portugal by Vic Damone

        

MP3

110

10
US
[Mercury 70128]
written by Raul Ferrão & Jimmy Kennedy 

video

Freddy Martin and His Orchestra
47.05/1953

April in Portugal (The Whisp'ring Serenade) by Freddy Martin and His Orchestra

        

MP3

56

15
US
written by Raul Ferrão & Jimmy Kennedy 

video

Tony Martin
48.05/1953

April in Portugal (The Whisp'ring Serenade) by Tony Martin

        

MP3

49

17
US
[RCA Victor 5279]
written by Raul Ferrão & Jimmy Kennedy 

video

The Four Lads
Istanbul (Not Constantinople)49.10/1953

Istanbul (Not Constantinople) by The Four Lads

        

MP3

114

10
US
written by Nat Simon & Jimmy Kennedy 

video

Frank Sinatra
50.12/1953

South of the Border (Down Mexico Way) by Frank Sinatra

        

MP3

47

18
US
with Billy May & his Orchestra
written by Jimmy Kennedy  & Michael Carr

video

Frankie Vaughan
51.01/1954

Istanbul by Frankie Vaughan

        

MP3

41

11
UK
written by Nat Simon & Jimmy Kennedy 

video

Jackie Lee and His Orchestra
52.05/1954

Isle of Capri by Jackie Lee and His Orchestra

        

MP3

55

17
US
written by Will Grosz (as Hugh Williams) & Jimmy Kennedy 

video

The Gaylords
53.05/1954

Isle of Capri by The Gaylords

        

MP3

62

14
US
#1 hit for Ray Noble in 1935
[Mercury 70350]
written by Will Grosz (as Hugh Williams) & Jimmy Kennedy 

video

Hugo Winterhalter
54.07/1954

The Magic Tango by Hugo Winterhalter

        

MP3

39

22
US
with Eddie Fisher
written by Marie Philippe-Gérard & Jimmy Kennedy 

video

Eddie Fisher
55.06/1956

Sweet Heartaches by Eddie Fisher

        

MP3

23

42
US
[RCA 47-6529]
written by Jimmy Kennedy  & Nat Simon

video

The Platters
56.07/1956

 ①  My Prayer by The Platters

        

MP3

349

✫1
US
✫1
R&B
4
UK
[songwriter #1 hit]
hit for Glenn Miller in 1939
[Mercury 70893]
written by Georges Boulanger & Jimmy Kennedy 

video

Hank Snow
57.1957

My Arms Are a House by Hank Snow

        

MP3

10

8
country
[RCA 47-6955]
written by Jimmy Kennedy  & Alex Alstone

video

Tab Hunter
58.02/1957

Red Sails in the Sunset by Tab Hunter

        

MP3

14

57
US
[Dot 15533]
written by Will Grosz (as Hugh Williams) & Jimmy Kennedy 

video

The Platters
59.01/1960

Harbor Lights by The Platters

        

MP3

153

8
US
15
R&B
11
UK
[Mercury 71563]
written by Will Grosz (as Hugh Williams) & Jimmy Kennedy 

video

Ken Dodd
60.07/1960

Love Is Like a Violin by Ken Dodd

        

MP3

49

8
UK
[London 1942]
written by Jimmy Kennedy  & Miarka Laparcerie

video

The Platters
61.08/1960

Red Sails in the Sunset by The Platters

        

MP3

22

36
US
featuring Tony Williams
# 1 hit for Bing Crosby in 1935
[Mercury 71656]
written by Will Grosz (as Hugh Williams) & Jimmy Kennedy (as James B. Kennedy) 

video

Petula Clark
62.07/1961

Romeo by Petula Clark

        

MP3

77

3
UK

[Warwick 652]
written by Robert Stolz & Jimmy Kennedy 

video

Billy Vaughn
63.12/1961

Everybody's Twisting Down in Mexico by Billy Vaughn

        

MP3

2

119
US
[instrumental]
[Dot 16295]
written by Buddy Killen & Jimmy Kennedy 

video

Ken Dodd
64.02/1962

Pianissimo by Ken Dodd

        

MP3

23

21
UK
written by Alex Alstone, André Tabet & Jimmy Kennedy 

video

Karl Denver
65.02/1962

Never Goodbye by Karl Denver

        

MP3

48

9
UK
written by Jimmy Kennedy 

video

66.09/1962

Blue Weekend by Karl Denver

        

MP3

14

33
UK
written by Jimmy Kennedy 

video

Fats Domino
67.09/1963

Red Sails in the Sunset by Fats Domino

        

MP3

from Here Comes…Fats Domino    

CD

MP3

42

35
US
24
R&B
34
UK
#1 hit for Bing Crosby in 1935
[ABC 10484]
written by Will Grosz (as Hugh Williams) & Jimmy Kennedy 

video

Johnny Thunder
68.03/1966

My Prayer by Johnny Thunder

        

MP3

3

106
US
[Diamond 196]
written by Georges Boulanger & Jimmy Kennedy 

video

Gerry Monroe
69.11/1970

My Prayer by Gerry Monroe

        

MP3

from Sally - Pride of Our Alley    

CD

MP3

49

9
UK
written by Georges Boulanger & Jimmy Kennedy 

video

The Vogues
70.1973

My Prayer by The Vogues

        

MP3

3

31
AC
[20th Century 2041]
written by Georges Boulanger & Jimmy Kennedy 

video

Narvel Felts
71.1976

My Prayer by Narvel Felts

        

MP3

from Doin' What I Feel    

CD

MP3

7

14
country
[Dot 17643]
written by Jimmy Kennedy  & Georges Boulanger

video

Johnny Lee
72.1976

Red Sails in the Sunset by Johnny Lee

        

MP3

from Country Party    

CD

MP3

5

22
country
[GRT 065]
written by Will Grosz (as Hugh Williams) & Jimmy Kennedy 

video

Rusty Draper
73.1980

Harbor Lights by Rusty Draper

        

MP3

1

87
country
written by Jimmy Kennedy  & Will Grosz (as Hugh Williams)

video

Ray, Goodman & Brown
74.08/1980

My Prayer by Ray, Goodman & Brown

        

MP3

from Ray, Goodman & Brown II    

CD

MP3

26

47
US
19
AC
31
R&B
written by Jimmy Kennedy  & Georges Boulanger

video

Snowmen
75.12/1981

Hokey Cokey by Snowmen

        

MP3

28

18
UK
written by traditional, Jimmy Kennedy (arrangement) , Martin Kershaw (arrangement) & Nick Portlock (arrangement)

video

Black Lace
76.11/1985

The Hokey Cokey by Black Lace

        

MP3

15

31
UK
written by Jimmy Kennedy 

video

Clay Blaker
77.1987

South of the Border by Clay Blaker

        

MP3

1

91
country
written by Jimmy Kennedy  & Michael Carr

video

They Might Be Giants
Istanbul (Not Constantinople)78.06/1990

Istanbul (Not Constantinople) by They Might Be Giants

        

MP3

from Flood   Flood 

CD

MP3

5

61
UK
written by Nat Simon & Jimmy Kennedy 

video

Credit to the Nation
79.05/1994

Sowing the Seeds of Hatred by Credit to the Nation

        

MP3

from Take Dis   Take Dis 

CD

MP3

5

72
UK
written by Matthew Hanson, Georges Boulanger & Jimmy Kennedy 

video

Captain Sensible
80.12/1994

The Hokey Cokey by Captain Sensible

        

MP3

5

71
UK
written by Jimmy Kennedy 

video

Top 100 hits5826515
Top 40 hits5524512
Top 10 hits26225
✫ #1 hits61
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