We're Number one! almost, because we're number one 2! Jerry Lee Lewis would only ever reach as high as #2 on Billboard's Hot 100 Here are some great songs that just didn't make it to the top of the Billboard Hot 100 or R&B charts. In my post on Little Richard I commented on his breakthrough single, " Tutti Frutti " that got stalled at #2 because " Great Pretender " by 'The Platters' would not budge from the #1 spot from the beginning of January through to the week ending March 10. I've run across this before so I decided to research how many of the old classic hit songs had the same fate and just didn't get to the #1 spot. I've talked about many of these songs but when you look at the number that didn't make it is a bit surprising. And do we remember them any less for being #2? Let's show the song that kept them out of the top spot and see how it compares. Here are the #2 songs I could find up to 1970 al
A blog about cover songs. Much about the 50's thru 70's and beyond. Blues, Rock, and Country focus with a bit of everything in between. Artist profiles, song profiles and theme's with cover songs being the central focus.