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Songs written by Norman Petty  

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Lou Stein
1.02/1957

Almost Paradise by Lou Stein

        

MP3

31

31
US
[RKO Unique 385]
written by Norman Petty 

video

Norman Petty Trio
2.02/1957

Almost Paradise by Norman Petty Trio

        

MP3

16

56
US
[ABC 9787]
written by Norman Petty 

video

Roger Williams
3.03/1957

Almost Paradise by Roger Williams

        

MP3

from Almost Paradise    

CD

MP3

66

15
US
[Kapp 175]
written by Norman Petty 

video

The Drifters
4.07/1957

Hypnotized by The Drifters

        

MP3

6

79
US
[Atlantic 1141]
written by Norman Petty  & Terry Noland

video

Buddy Holly
5.08/1957

 ①  That'll Be the Day by Buddy Holly

        

MP3

from The "Chirping" Crickets    

CD

MP3

338

✫1
US
2
R&B
✫1
UK
[songwriter #1 hit]
[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #39]
[Decca 30434]
written by Buddy Holly, Jerry Allison & Norman Petty 

video

Norman Petty Trio
6.08/1957

The First Kiss by Norman Petty Trio

        

MP3

8

81
US
written by Norman Petty 

video

Buddy Holly
7.11/1957

 ②  Peggy Sue by Buddy Holly

        

MP3

from Buddy Holly    

CD

MP3

256

2
US
2
R&B
6
UK
[songwriter #2 hit]
[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #194]
[Coral 61885]
written by Buddy Holly, Jerry Allison & Norman Petty 

video

8.11/1957

 ④  Oh Boy! by Buddy Holly

        

MP3

from The "Chirping" Crickets    

CD

MP3

197

10
US
13
R&B
3
UK
[songwriter #4 hit]
as Buddy Holly & The Crickets
[Brunswick 55035]
written by Sonny West, Bill Tilghman & Norman Petty 

video

9.03/1958

I'm Gonna Love You Too by Buddy Holly

        

MP3

from Buddy Holly    

CD

MP3

30

16
UK
written by Joe B. Mauldin, Niki Sullivan & Norman Petty 

video

10.03/1958

Maybe Baby by Buddy Holly

        

MP3

from The "Chirping" Crickets    

CD

MP3

135

17
US
4
R&B
4
UK
as Buddy Holly & The Crickets
[Brunswick 55053]
written by Norman Petty  & Buddy Holly (as Charles Hardin)

video

11.03/1958

Listen to Me by Buddy Holly

        

MP3

from Buddy Holly    

CD

MP3

30

16
UK
[Coral 61947]
written by Buddy Holly & Norman Petty 

video

12.05/1958

Rave On by Buddy Holly

        

MP3

from Buddy Holly    

CD

MP3

84

37
US
5
UK
[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #154]
[Coral 61985]
written by Sonny West, Bill Tilghman & Norman Petty 

video

13.07/1958

Think It Over / by Buddy Holly

        

MP3

from The Buddy Holly Story    

CD

MP3

73

27
US
11
UK
as Buddy Holly & The Crickets
written by Buddy Holly, Jerry Allison & Norman Petty 

video

14.08/1958

Fool's Paradise by Buddy Holly

        

MP3

8

58
US
as Buddy Holly & The Crickets
written by Sonny LeGlaire, Horace Linsley & Norman Petty 

video

15.12/1958

Heartbeat by Buddy Holly

        

MP3

from The Buddy Holly Story    

CD

MP3

21

82
US
30
UK
[Coral 62051]
written by Bob Montgomery & Norman Petty 

video

England Sisters
16.03/1960

Heartbeat by England Sisters

        

MP3

14

33
UK
written by Bob Montgomery & Norman Petty 

video

Buddy Holly
17.04/1960

Heartbeat by Buddy Holly

        

MP3

15

30
UK
[R]
written by Bob Montgomery & Norman Petty 

video

18.05/1960

True Love Ways by Buddy Holly

        

MP3

from The Buddy Holly Story, Volume 2    

CD

MP3

24

25
UK
[Coral 62210]
written by Buddy Holly & Norman Petty 

video

The Fireballs
19.08/1960

Vaquero (Cowboy) by The Fireballs

        

MP3

from Here Are the Fireballs    

CD

MP3

4

99
US
[Top Rank 2054]
written by George Tomsco & Norman Petty 

video

The String-A-Longs
20.01/1961

 ③  Wheels by The String-A-Longs

        

MP3

from Pick a Hit    

CD

MP3

214

3
US
19
R&B
8
UK
[songwriter #3 hit]
[instrumental]
[Warwick 603]
written by Richard Stephens, Jimmy Torres & Norman Petty (uncredited) 

video

Billy Vaughn
21.02/1961

Wheels by Billy Vaughn

        

MP3

from Orange Blossom Special and Wheels    

CD

MP3

34

28
US
written by Richard Stephens, Jimmy Torres & Norman Petty (uncredited) 

video

The String-A-Longs
22.03/1961

Brass Buttons by The String-A-Longs

        

MP3

24

35
US
[Warwick 625]
written by Norman Petty 

video

Joe Loss and His Orchestra
23.07/1961

Wheels - Cha Cha by Joe Loss and His Orchestra

        

MP3

22

21
UK
written by Norman Petty 

video

Buddy Holly
24.03/1962

Listen to Me by Buddy Holly

        

MP3

8

48
UK
[R]
written by Buddy Holly & Norman Petty 

video

The McGuire Sisters
25.04/1962

Sugartime Twist by The McGuire Sisters

        

MP3

2

107
US
[R]
[Coral 62305]
written by Charlie Phillips & Norman Petty 

video

The Rolling Stones
26.02/1964

Not Fade Away by The Rolling Stones

        

MP3

from England's Newest Hit Makers    

CD

MP3

99

48
US
3
UK
[London 9657]
written by Buddy Holly (as Charles Hardin) & Norman Petty 

video

Jackie DeShannon
27.04/1964

Oh Boy by Jackie DeShannon

        

MP3

from Breakin' It Up on The Beatles Tour!    

CD

MP3

3

112
US
written by Norman Petty , Bill Tilghman & Sonny West

video

Buddy Holly
28.05/1964

You've Got Love by Buddy Holly

        

MP3

10

40
UK
written by Johnny Wilson, Norman Petty  & Roy Orbison

video

Jimmy Gilmer
29.05/1964

Look at Me by Jimmy Gilmer

        

MP3

2

133
US
[Dot 16609]
written by Buddy Holly, Jerry Allison & Norman Petty 

video

The Hullaballoos
30.11/1964

I'm Gonna Love You Too by The Hullaballoos

        

MP3

15

56
US
written by Joe B. Mauldin, Niki Sullivan & Norman Petty 

video

Bruce & Terry
31.01/1965

Everyday by Bruce & Terry

        

MP3

3

101
US
as The Rogues
written by Buddy Holly (as Charles Hardin) & Norman Petty 

video

The Everly Brothers
32.03/1965

That'll Be the Day by The Everly Brothers

        

MP3

from Rock'n Soul    

CD

MP3

18

111
US
30
UK
[Warner 5611]
written by Buddy Holly, Jerry Allison & Norman Petty 

video

Peter & Gordon
33.04/1965

 ⑤  True Love Ways by Peter & Gordon

        

MP3

from True Love Ways    

CD

MP3

152

14
US
2
UK
[songwriter #5 hit]
[Capitol 5406]
written by Buddy Holly & Norman Petty 

video

Buddy Holly
34.05/1966

Maybe Baby by Buddy Holly

        

MP3

6

53
UK
[R]
written by Norman Petty  & Buddy Holly (as Charles Hardin)

video

35.04/1968

Peggy Sue / Rave On by Buddy Holly

        

MP3

15

32
UK
written by Buddy Holly, Jerry Allison, Norman Petty , Sonny West & Bill Tilghman

video

Kenny Vernon
36.1972

That'll Be the Day by Kenny Vernon

        

MP3

1

56
country
[Capitol 3331]
written by Buddy Holly, Jerry Allison & Norman Petty 

video

John Denver
37.03/1972

Everyday by John Denver

        

MP3

from Aerie    

CD

MP3

12

81
US
21
AC
[RCA 647]
written by Buddy Holly & Norman Petty 

video

Don McLean
38.04/1973

Everyday by Don McLean

        

MP3

from Playin' Favorites    

CD

MP3

12

38
UK
written by Buddy Holly (as Charles Hardin) & Norman Petty 

video

Gallery
39.07/1973

Maybe Baby by Gallery

        

MP3

5

118
US
40
AC
featuring Jim Gold
[Sussex 259]
written by Buddy Holly & Norman Petty 

video

Don McLean
40.02/1974

Fool's Paradise by Don McLean

        

MP3

from Playin' Favorites    

CD

MP3

6

107
US
25
AC
[United Artists 363]
written by Sonny LeGlaire, Horace Linsley & Norman Petty 

video

Mud
41.04/1975

Oh Boy by Mud

        

MP3

from Mud Rock Volume 2    

CD

MP3

116

✫1
UK
written by Norman Petty , Bill Tilghman & Sonny West

video

Showaddywaddy
42.09/1975

Heartbeat by Showaddywaddy

        

MP3

from Trocadero    

CD

MP3

55

7
UK
written by Bob Montgomery & Norman Petty 

video

Pure Prairie League
43.06/1976

That'll Be the Day by Pure Prairie League

        

MP3

from If the Shoe Fits    

CD

MP3

3

106
US
96
country
[RCA Victor 10679]
written by Buddy Holly, Jerry Allison & Norman Petty 

video

Linda Ronstadt
44.08/1976

That'll Be the Day by Linda Ronstadt

        

MP3

from Hasten Down the Wind    

CD

MP3

90

11
US
16
AC
27
country
53
UK
[Elektra 45340 (Asylum)]
written by Buddy Holly, Jerry Allison & Norman Petty 

video

Denny Laine
45.11/1976

It's So Easy / Listen to Me by Denny Laine

        

MP3

3

108
US
[Capitol 4340]
written by Norman Petty  & Buddy Holly (as Charles Hardin)

video

Linda Ronstadt
46.10/1977

It's So Easy by Linda Ronstadt

        

MP3

from Simple Dreams    

CD

MP3

144

5
US
37
AC
81
country
[Elektra 45438 (Asylum)]
written by Buddy Holly & Norman Petty 

video

Jerry Naylor
47.1978

Rave On by Jerry Naylor

        

MP3

1

80
country
[Mc 5010]
written by Bill Tilghman, Sonny West & Norman Petty 

video

Randy Gurley
48.1978

True Love Ways by Randy Gurley

        

MP3

1

77
country
[ABC 12392]
written by Norman Petty  & Buddy Holly

video

Susie Allanson
49.03/1978

Maybe Baby by Susie Allanson

        

MP3

from We Belong Together    

CD

MP3

11

7
country
[Warner 8534]
written by Buddy Holly & Norman Petty 

video

The Beach Boys
50.09/1978

Peggy Sue by The Beach Boys

        

MP3

from M.I.U. Album    

CD

MP3

15

59
US
46
AC
[Reprise 1394]
written by Buddy Holly (as Charles Hardin), Jerry Allison & Norman Petty 

video

Santana
51.11/1978

Well Alright by Santana

        

MP3

from Inner Secrets    

CD

MP3

19

69
US
53
UK
written by Norman Petty , Buddy Holly, Allison & Mauldin

video

Starbabies
52.1979

Oh Boy by Starbabies

        

MP3

2

47
AC
[20th Century 2400]
written by Sonny West, Bill Tilghman & Norman Petty 

video

Tanya Tucker
53.01/1979

Not Fade Away by Tanya Tucker

        

MP3

from T.N.T.    

CD

MP3

9

70
US
[MCA 40976 A]
written by Buddy Holly (as Charles Hardin) & Norman Petty 

video

Mickey Gilley
54.08/1980

True Love Ways by Mickey Gilley

        

MP3

from That's All That Matters to Me    

CD

MP3

34

66
US
40
AC
✫1
country
[Epic 50876]
written by Buddy Holly & Norman Petty 

video

Eric Hine
55.08/1981

Not Fade Away by Eric Hine

        

MP3

10

73
US
[Montage]
written by Buddy Holly (as Charles Hardin) & Norman Petty 

video

Cliff Richard
56.04/1983

True Love Ways by Cliff Richard

        

MP3

from Dressed for the Occasion    

CD

MP3

45

8
UK
as Cliff Richard with The London Philharmonic Orchestra
written by Buddy Holly & Norman Petty 

video

James Taylor
57.11/1985

Everyday by James Taylor

        

MP3

from That's Why I'm Here    

CD

MP3

29

61
US
3
AC
26
country
[Columbia 38-05681]
written by Buddy Holly (as Charles Hardin) & Norman Petty 

video

Buddy Holly
58.09/1986

That'll Be the Day by Buddy Holly

        

MP3

3

85
UK
[R]
written by Buddy Holly, Jerry Allison & Norman Petty 

video

John Mellencamp
59.09/1988

Rave On by John Mellencamp

        

MP3

from Cocktail: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack    

CD

MP3

5

17
rock
as John Cougar Mellencamp
written by Bill Tilghman, Norman Petty  & Sonny West

video

Buddy Holly
60.12/1988

True Love Ways by Buddy Holly

        

MP3

4

65
UK
[R]
written by Buddy Holly & Norman Petty 

video

Status Quo
61.09/1990

The Anniversary Waltz (Part 1) by Status Quo

        

MP3

81

2
UK
written by Chuck Berry, Buddy Holly, Jerry Allison, Norman Petty , Melvin Endsley, Phil Everly, Wilbert Harrison, Earl King [Earl Johnson] (as Pearl King) & Dave Bartholomew

video

62.12/1990

The Anniversary Waltz (Part 2) by Status Quo

        

MP3

28

16
UK
written by Chuck Berry, Buddy Holly, Jerry Allison, Norman Petty , Melvin Endsley, Phil Everly, Wilbert Harrison, Earl King [Earl Johnson] (as Pearl King) & Dave Bartholomew

video

Nick Berry
63.06/1992

Heartbeat by Nick Berry

        

MP3

from Nick Berry [1992 album]    

CD

MP3

95

2
UK
written by Bob Montgomery & Norman Petty 

video

David Essex & Catherine Zeta-Jones
64.11/1994

True Love Ways by David Essex & Catherine Zeta-Jones

        

MP3

12

38
UK
written by Buddy Holly & Norman Petty 

video

Heartbeat Country
65.12/1994

Heartbeat by Heartbeat Country

        

MP3

4

75
UK
written by Bob Montgomery & Norman Petty 

video

Sheryl Crow
66.02/2007

Not Fade Away by Sheryl Crow

        

MP3

6

78
US
[A&M Digital]
written by Buddy Holly (as Charles Hardin) & Norman Petty 

video

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Top 40 hits14745127
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