THE 1000 BEST SONGS IN THE WORLD EVER.
1957-Has never charted in the UK.
Best Bit-At 1.55.A case of mistaken identity(silly sod),but thankfully a happy ending.
The Rays were an American Doo-Wop group,formed in New York and active from 1955 until the mid 1960’s.They were signed to the small independent record label ‘XYZ’ which was owned by this songs authors Bob Crewe and Frank Slay Jr.Silhouettes went onto sell over 1 million copies and reached Number 3 on Billboard.
Silhouettes was the first major success for Bob Crewe who went onto co-write many of the Four Seasons best known songs including ‘Sherry’ and ‘Big Girls Don’t Cry.’Crew’s songs will feature again later on in this countdown,but you can already read about ‘Music To Watch Girls By,'(see best songs 914) and ‘Can’t Take My Eyes Off You'(see best songs 863.)
‘When two strangers who have been two silhouettes on the shade said to my shock ‘you’re on the wrong block.’
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The countdown continues tomorrow at 10.pm.