The Top Ten Songs of Frankie Laine

Mar 30, 2012

By AM740 Staff

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Mr. Rhythm, Frankie Laine was born on March 30th, 1913 and today would have been his 99th birthday! Laine’s career spanned 75 years and included a number of hits. We’ve listed his Top Ten songs according to the Billboard charts:

10.  High Noon  – million-seller & Oscar winning song; peaked at #5 in 1952


9.    That’s My Desire – Frankie’s first hit;  peaked at #4 in 1947


8.    Rose, Rose, I Love You  – with Mitch Miller’s Orchestra; peaked at #3 in 1951


7.    Jealousy  – peaked at #3 in 1951


6.    Moonlight Gambler  – with Ray Conniff Orchestra; peaked at #3 in 1956


5.    Jezebel – peaked at #2 in 1951


4.    I Believe  – Had a long run at #1 in England; peak at #2 in US. in 1953.


3.    Cry of the Wild Goose  –  #1 for 2 weeks in 1950


2.    Mule Train  – #1 for 6 weeks in 1949


1.    That Lucky Old Sun – #1 for 8 weeks in 1949.

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