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"Apples and Bananas" is an instrumental composition released by Lawrence Welk and His Orchestra in 1965. The single spent 4 weeks on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, peaking at No. 75,[1][2] while reaching No. 17 on Billboard's Middle-Road Singles chart.[3][4] "Apples and Bananas" was most successful in Chicago, where it reached No. 11 on WLS's "Silver Dollar Survey".[5]

"Apples and Bananas"
Single by Lawrence Welk and His Orchestra
from the album Apples and Bananas
B-side"Theme from 'The Addams Family'"
Released1965
FormatVinyl, 7", 45 RPM
GenreInstrumental pop
Length2:07
LabelDot Records
Songwriter(s)Frank Scott
Producer(s)George Cates, Lawrence Welk & Randy Wood

"Apples and Bananas" was the lead song of an album by the same name released by Lawrence Welk and His Orchestra in 1965, which spent 12 weeks on Billboard's chart of Top LPs,[6] peaking at No. 57.[7][8]

Chart performanceEdit

Chart (1965) Peak
position
US Billboard Hot 100 75
US Billboard Middle-Road Singles 17

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Hot 100 - Lawrence Welk & His Orchestra Apples and Bananas Chart History, Billboard.com. Retrieved April 23, 2018.
  2. ^ "Billboard Hot 100", Billboard, April 24, 1965. Accessed July 27, 2016.
  3. ^ "Middle-Road Singles", Billboard, April 24, 1965. p. 23. Accessed July 27, 2016.
  4. ^ Adult Contemporary - Lawrence Welk & His Orchestra Apples and Bananas Chart History, Billboard.com. Retrieved April 23, 2018.
  5. ^ "WLS Silver Dollar Survey", WLS, March 26, 1965. Accessed July 27, 2016.
  6. ^ "Billboard Top LP's", Billboard, July 7, 1965. Accessed July 27, 2016.
  7. ^ Billboard 200 - Lawrence Welk Apples & Bananas, Billboard.com. Retrieved April 23, 2018.
  8. ^ "Billboard Top LP's", Billboard, June 26, 1965. Accessed July 27, 2016.