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I Know a Place

“I Know a Place” was written by Tony Hatch and recorded in 1965 by Petula Clark. Released as the follow-up to “Downtown”, “I Know a Place” became Clark’s second consecutive Top Ten hit in the United States, remaining on the charts for twelve weeks and peaking at #3. 27 more words


The More I See You

“The More I See You” was composed by Harry Warren, with lyrics by Mack Gordon in 1945. It is considered a jazz standard and part of the “American Songbook”. 93 more words


Strangers in the Night

“Strangers in the Night” has music by Bert Kaempfert and English lyrics by Charles Singleton and Eddie Snyder. The song was made famous in 1966 by Frank Sinatra, who took it to #1 on the Billboard Hot 100. 90 more words


Wonderland by Night

“Wonderland by Night” was #1 hit for Bert Kaempfert in 1961. I was a bit surprised when I ran across this tune. I’m not sure I remember it. 54 more words


Call Me

“Call Me” is probably best known as a 1966 hit recording by Chris Montez. However, it was originally written for Petula Clark by songwriter Tony Hatch — who also penned “Downtown”, “I Know a Place”, and “Don’t Sleep in the Subway, Darling”. 15 more words


Theme from "The Wild Wild West"

The TV series “The Wild Wild West” ran on the CBS television network for four seasons: 1965 to 1969. I *loved* this show, and it was very popular. 62 more words


Tales of a Raggy Tramline

“Tales of a Raggy Tramline” was originally an instrumental track on the Shadows 1962 album “Out of the Shadows”. My version is basically a straight cover. 97 more words