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Bonnie Lou
1.09/1953

Tennessee Wig Walk by Bonnie Lou

        

MP3

from Bonnie Lou: Doin' the Tennessee Wig Walk   Bonnie Lou: Doin' the Tennessee Wig Walk 

CD

MP3

84

6
country
4
UK
[King 1237]
written by Larry Coleman & Norman Gimbel 

video

Teresa Brewer
2.10/1953

 ④  Ricochet (Rick-O-Shay) by Teresa Brewer

        

MP3

186

2
US
[songwriter #4 hit]
[Coral 61043]
written by Joe Darion, Larry Coleman & Norman Gimbel 

video

Perry Como
3.10/1953

Pa-Paya Mama by Perry Como

        

MP3

67

11
US
[RCA 47-5447]
written by George Sandler, Larry Coleman & Norman Gimbel 

video

Joan Regan
4.12/1953

Ricochet by Joan Regan

        

MP3

48

8
UK
as Joan Regan & The Squadronaires
written by Norman Gimbel , Joe Darion & Larry Coleman

video

Dean Martin
Sway (Quien Sera)5.07/1954

Sway (Quien Sera) by Dean Martin

        

MP3

119

15
US
6
UK
[Capitol 2818]
written by Pablo Beltrán Ruiz & Norman Gimbel 

video

Hugo Winterhalter and Eddie Heywood
6.12/1954

Land of Dreams by Hugo Winterhalter and Eddie Heywood

        

MP3

26

30
US
written by Norman Gimbel  & Eddie Heywood

video

Andy Williams
7.08/1956

Canadian Sunset by Andy Williams

        

MP3

from The Wonderful World of Andy Williams    

CD

MP3

153

7
US
[Cadence 1297]
written by Eddie Heywood & Norman Gimbel 

video

Jo Stafford
8.09/1959

Pine Top's Boogie by Jo Stafford

        

MP3

3

105
US
[Columbia 41413]
written by Norman Gimbel  & Clarence "Pinetop" Smith (as Clarence "Pine Top" Smith)

video

Bobby Rydell
Sway9.11/1960

Sway by Bobby Rydell

        

MP3

103

14
US
12
UK
[Cameo 182]
written by Pablo Beltrán Ruiz & Norman Gimbel 

video

Etta Jones
10.03/1961

Canadian Sunset by Etta Jones

        

MP3

4

91
US
[Prestige 191]
written by Eddie Heywood & Norman Gimbel 

video

Pat Boone
11.03/1963

Meditations by Pat Boone

        

MP3

5

91
US
written by Antônio Carlos Jobim (as Tom Jobim), Newton Mendonça & Norman Gimbel 

video

Little Peggy March
I Will Follow Him12.03/1963

 ③  I Will Follow Him by Little Peggy March

        

MP3

231

✫1
US
✫1
R&B
[songwriter #3 hit]
[RCA 8139]
written by Jacques Plante, Franck Pourcel (as J.W. Stole), Paul Mauriat (as Del Roma), Norman Gimbel  & Arthur Altman

video

Petula Clark
13.05/1963

Casanova / Chariot by Petula Clark

        

MP3

11

39
UK
written by Karl Götz (as Karl Goetz), Kurt Hertha, Arthur Altman, Paul Mauriat (as Del Roma), Norman Gimbel  & Franck Pourcel (as J.W. Stole)

video

Floyd Cramer
14.12/1963

Heartless Heart by Floyd Cramer

        

MP3

2

124
US
[RCA 47-8265]
written by Floyd Cramer & Norman Gimbel 

video

Sarah Vaughan
15.04/1964

Bluesette by Sarah Vaughan

        

MP3

5

131
US
33
AC
[Mercury 72249]
written by Norman Gimbel  & Toots Thielemans

video

Stan Getz & João Gilberto
16.06/1964

 ⑤  The Girl from Ipanema by Stan Getz & João Gilberto

        

MP3

from Getz/Gilberto    

CD

MP3

185

5
US
✫1
AC
29
UK
[songwriter #5 hit]
vocal by Astrud Gilberto [Grammy Award for Record of the Year 1965]
written by Antônio Carlos Jobim, Vinicius de Moraes & Norman Gimbel 

video

Ernie Heckscher and His Orchestra
17.09/1964

The Girl from Ipanema by Ernie Heckscher and His Orchestra

        

MP3

2

125
US
written by Antônio Carlos Jobim, Vinicius de Moraes & Norman Gimbel 

video

Steve Lawrence
18.01/1965

I Will Wait for You by Steve Lawrence

        

MP3

3

113
US
US B side to Bewitched
[Columbia 43192]
written by Michel Legrand & Norman Gimbel 

video

Johnny Mathis
19.1966

So Nice (Samba de Verao) by Johnny Mathis

        

MP3

from So Nice    

CD

MP3

5

17
AC
written by Marcos Valle & Norman Gimbel 

video

Connie Francis
20.1966

So Nice (Summer Samba) by Connie Francis

        

MP3

5

17
AC
written by Marcos Valle, Paulo Sérgio Valle (as Paulo Sergio Valle) & Norman Gimbel 

video

Vikki Carr
21.1966

So Nice (Summer Samba) by Vikki Carr

        

MP3

2

32
AC
written by Marcos Valle, Paulo Sérgio Valle (as Paulo Sergio Valle) & Norman Gimbel 

video

Walter Wanderley
22.08/1966

Summer Samba (So Nice) by Walter Wanderley

        

MP3

51

26
US
3
AC
[instrumental]
[Verve 10421]
written by Marcos Valle, Paulo Sérgio Valle (as Paulo Sergio Valle) & Norman Gimbel 

video

Claudine Longet
23.11/1966

Meditation by Claudine Longet

        

MP3

from Claudine   Claudine 

CD

MP3

4

98
US
written by Antônio Carlos Jobim (as Tom Jobim), Newton Mendonça, Norman Gimbel  & Eddy Marnay

video

Jane Morgan
24.1967

I Promise You by Jane Morgan

        

MP3

3

27
AC
[ABC 11002]
written by Francis Lai & Norman Gimbel 

video

Ferrante & Teicher
25.1967

Live for Life (Vivre pour vivre) by Ferrante & Teicher

        

MP3

3

27
AC
written by Francis Lai & Norman Gimbel 

video

Sérgio Mendes
26.04/1967

For Me by Sérgio Mendes

        

MP3

10

98
US
16
AC
as Sérgio Mendes & Brazil '66
[A&M 836]
written by Edú Lobo & Norman Gimbel 

video

Carmen McRae & Herbie Mann
27.11/1967

Live for Life by Carmen McRae & Herbie Mann

        

MP3

5

101
US
33
AC
[Atlantic 2451]
written by Francis Lai & Norman Gimbel 

video

Jack Jones
28.12/1967

Live for Life by Jack Jones

        

MP3

from Without Her    

CD

MP3

13

99
US
9
AC
[RCA 9365]
written by Norman Gimbel  & Francis Lai

video

The Sandpipers
29.1968

Let Go! by The Sandpipers

        

MP3

2

36
AC
written by Vinicius de Moraes, Norman Gimbel  & Baden Powell

video

Hugo Winterhalter
30.1969

Theme from Popi by Hugo Winterhalter

        

MP3

2

35
AC
[instrumental]
[Musicor 1368]
written by Dominic Frontiere & Norman Gimbel 

video

The Carnival
31.1970

Laia Ladaia by The Carnival

        

MP3

2

40
AC
written by Edú Lobo (as Edu Lobo), Ruy Guerra & Norman Gimbel 

video

Bossa Rio
32.1970

With Your Love Now by Bossa Rio

        

MP3

6

15
AC
[Blue Thumb 113]
written by Marcos Valle, Paulo Sérgio Valle (as Paulo Sergio Valle) & Norman Gimbel 

video

Lena Horne
33.05/1970

Watch What Happens by Lena Horne

        

MP3

from Lena and Gabor    

CD

MP3

2

119
US
[Skye 4523]
written by Jacques Demy, Michel Legrand & Norman Gimbel 

video

Andy Williams
34.1971

Love Is All by Andy Williams

        

MP3

3

29
AC
[from the movie T.R. Baskin]
[Columbia 45494]
written by Norman Gimbel  & Jack Elliott

video

Roberta Flack
Killing Me Softly with His Song35.01/1973

 ②  Killing Me Softly with His Song by Roberta Flack

        

MP3

from Killing Me Softly   Killing Me Softly 

CD

MP3

339

✫1
US
2
AC
2
R&B
6
UK
[songwriter #2 hit]
[Grammy Award for Song of the Year 1974]
[Grammy Award for Record of the Year 1974]
[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #360]
[Atlantic 2940]
written by Charles Fox & Norman Gimbel 

video

Jim Croce
I Got a Name36.10/1973

I Got a Name by Jim Croce

        

MP3

from I Got a Name   I Got a Name 

CD

MP3

103

10
US
4
AC
[ABC 11389]
written by Norman Gimbel  & Charles Fox

video

Henry Mancini
37.1976

Slow Hod Wind (Lujon) by Henry Mancini

        

MP3

2

38
AC
as Henry Mancini and His Concert Orchestra
[instrumental]
written by Henry Mancini & Norman Gimbel 

video

Bobby Rydell
38.1976

Sway by Bobby Rydell

        

MP3

from [R]    

CD

MP3

3

27
AC
[p.i.p. 6515]
written by Pablo Beltrán Ruiz & Norman Gimbel 

video

Pratt & McClain
Happy Days39.04/1976

Happy Days by Pratt & McClain

        

MP3

from Pratt & McClain featuring Happy Days    

CD

MP3

147

5
US
7
AC
31
UK
with Brotherlove
[from the TV series Happy Days]
[Reprise 1351]
written by Charles Fox & Norman Gimbel 

video

Cyndi Grecco
40.05/1976

Making Our Dreams Come True by Cyndi Grecco

        

MP3

from Cyndi Grecco: Making Our Dreams Come True    

CD

MP3

46

25
US
13
AC
from the TV series Laverne & Shirley
[Private Stock 45086]
written by Norman Gimbel  & Charles Fox

video

O.C. Smith
41.03/1977

Together by O.C. Smith

        

MP3

from Together    

CD

MP3

33

14
AC
62
R&B
25
UK
[Caribou 9017]
written by Charles Fox & Norman Gimbel 

video

Anson Williams
42.04/1977

Deeply by Anson Williams

        

MP3

7

93
US
[Chelsea 3061]
written by Norman Gimbel  & Charles Fox

video

Barry Manilow
43.09/1978

Ready to Take a Chance Again by Barry Manilow

        

MP3

from Greatest Hits / Manilow Magic    

CD

MP3

92

11
US
5
AC
[Arista 0357]
written by Charles Fox & Norman Gimbel 

video

Maureen McGovern
Different Worlds44.07/1979

Different Worlds by Maureen McGovern

        

MP3

from Maureen McGovern    

CD

MP3

77

18
US
✫1
AC
[Warner 8835]
written by Norman Gimbel  & Charles Fox

video

Mary MacGregor
45.08/1979

Good Friend by Mary MacGregor

        

MP3

from Mary MacGregor    

CD

MP3

31

39
US
11
AC
[RSO 938]
written by Elmer Bernstein & Norman Gimbel 

video

Maureen McGovern
46.1980

We Could Have It All by Maureen McGovern

        

MP3

6

16
AC
[Warner 49177]
written by Norman Gimbel  & Charles Fox

video

Claudja Barry
47.1982

I Will Follow Him / Work Me Over by Claudja Barry

        

MP3

13

5
dance
written by Arthur Altman, Paul Mauriat (as Del Roma), Franck Pourcel (as J.W. Stole), Jacques Plante, Norman Gimbel , Bobby O (as Bobby Orlando), Claudja Barry & Jürgen Korduletsch (as Jürgen S. Korduletsch)

video

Nana Mouskouri
48.01/1986

Only Love by Nana Mouskouri

        

MP3

79

2
UK
written by Vladimir Cosma & Norman Gimbel 

video

Al B. Sure!
49.11/1988

Killing Me Softly by Al B. Sure!

        

MP3

from In Effect Mode   In Effect Mode 

CD

MP3

17

80
US
14
R&B
[Warner 27772]
written by Charles Fox & Norman Gimbel 

video

The Fugees
Killing Me Softly50.03/1996

 ①  Killing Me Softly by The Fugees

        

MP3

from The Score   The Score 

CD

MP3

344

2
US
30
AC
48
dance
✫1
R&B
✫1
UK
[songwriter #1 hit]
featuring Lauryn Hill
[US chart position is for Hot 100 Airplay charts]
[R&B chart position is for R&B airplay charts]
[album cut]
written by Charles Fox & Norman Gimbel 
Roberta Flack
51.09/1996

Killing Me Softly with His Song by Roberta Flack

        

MP3

20

✫1
dance
[R]
[rm]
written by Charles Fox & Norman Gimbel 

video

The Course
52.04/1997

Ready or Not / Killing Me Softly by The Course

        

MP3

63

5
UK
written by Wyclef Jean (as Nelust Wyclef Jean), Pras (as Samuel Prakazrel Michel), Lauryn Hill, William Hart, Thom Bell (as Thomas Bell), Enya, Nicky Ryan, Roma Ryan, Charles Fox & Norman Gimbel 

video

Dean Martin
53.08/1999

Sway / That's Amore by Dean Martin

        

MP3

5

66
UK
[R]
written by Pablo Beltrán Ruiz, Norman Gimbel  & Jack Brooks

video

Shaft [electronic music duo]
54.09/1999

(Mucho Mambo) Sway by Shaft [electronic music duo]

        

MP3

from Pick Up on This    

CD

MP3

92

2
UK
written by Norman Gimbel  & Pablo Beltrán Ruiz (as Pablo Beltran Ruiz)

video

Bebel Gilberto
55.10/2002

So Nice by Bebel Gilberto

        

MP3

from Tanto Tempo   Tanto Tempo 

CD

MP3

3

82
UK
written by Marcos Valle, Norman Gimbel  & Paulo Sérgio Valle

video

Michael Bublé
56.2004

Sway by Michael Bublé

        

MP3

from Michael Bublé   Michael Bublé 

CD

MP3

4

24
AC
written by Pablo Beltrán Ruiz & Norman Gimbel 

video

57.11/2009

Sway by Michael Bublé

        

MP3

1

200
UK
[R]
written by Pablo Beltrán Ruiz & Norman Gimbel 

video

The Fugees
58.10/2010

Killing Me Softly by The Fugees

        

MP3

1

113
UK
[R]
written by Charles Fox & Norman Gimbel 
59.07/2012

Killing Me Softly by The Fugees

        

MP3

1

116
UK
[R]
written by Charles Fox & Norman Gimbel 
Leah McFall
60.06/2013

Killing Me Softly by Leah McFall

        

MP3

12

36
UK
written by Charles Fox & Norman Gimbel 
Top 100 hits242913516
Top 40 hits172912414
Top 10 hits881238
✫ #1 hits22121
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