New Orleans (Gary U.S. Bonds song)

"New Orleans" is a song written by Frank Guida and Joseph Royster and performed by Gary U.S. Bonds. It reached #5 on the U.S. R&B chart, #6 on the U.S. pop chart, and #16 on the UK Singles Chart in 1960.[1] It was featured on his 1961 album Dance 'Til Quarter to Three with U.S. Bonds.[2]

"New Orleans"
Single by Gary U.S. Bonds
from the album Dance 'Til Quarter to Three with U.S. Bonds
B-side"Please Forgive Me"
ReleasedSeptember 1960 (1960-09)
GenreRock and roll
Length2:44
LabelLegrand
Songwriter(s)Frank Guida, Joseph Royster
Producer(s)Frank Guida
Gary U.S. Bonds singles chronology
"New Orleans"
(1960)
"Not Me"
(1961)

The song was produced by Frank Guida.[3]

Other charting versionsEdit

  • Bern Elliott and the Fenmen released a version of the song as a single in 1964 which reached #24 on the UK Singles Chart.[4]
  • Eddie Hodges released a version of the song as a single in 1965 which reached #44 on the U.S. pop chart.[5]
  • The Chartbusters released a version of the song as a single in 1965 which reached #134 on the U.S. pop chart.[6]
  • Steve Alaimo released a version of the song as a single in 1967 which reached #126 on the U.S. pop chart.[7]
  • Neil Diamond released a version of the song as a single in 1968 which reached #51 on the U.S. pop chart.[8]
  • Anthony Armstrong Jones released a version of the song as the B-side to his 1969 single "And Say Goodbye". It reached #28 on the U.S. country chart.[9]
  • King Biscuit Boy released a version of the song as a single in 1975 which reached #68 in Canada.[10]
  • Gillan released a version of the song as a single in 1981 which reached #17 on the UK Singles Chart.[11]

Other versionsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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  3. ^ "Gary U.S. Bonds, "New Orleans" Single Release". Retrieved February 24, 2019.
  4. ^ "Bern Elliott and the Fenmen, "New Orleans" Chart Position". Retrieved February 24, 2019.
  5. ^ "Eddie Hodges, "New Orleans" Chart Position". Retrieved February 24, 2019.
  6. ^ "The Chartbusters, "New Orleans" Chart Position". Retrieved February 24, 2019.
  7. ^ "Steve Alaimo, "New Orleans" Chart Position". Retrieved February 24, 2019.
  8. ^ "Neil Diamond, "New Orleans" Chart Position". Retrieved February 24, 2019.
  9. ^ "Anthony Armstrong Jones, "And Say Goodbye" Single Release". Retrieved February 24, 2019.
  10. ^ "King Biscuit Boy, "New Orleans" Single Release". Retrieved February 24, 2019.
  11. ^ "Gillan, "New Orleans" Chart Position". Retrieved February 24, 2019.
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  19. ^ "Travis Wammack, "New Orleans" Single Release". Retrieved February 24, 2019.
  20. ^ "Dr. John, Dr. John and His New Orleans Congregation". Retrieved February 24, 2019.
  21. ^ "Neil Sedaka, Come See About Me". Retrieved February 24, 2019.
  22. ^ "Joan Jett and The Blackhearts, Glorious Results of a Misspent Youth". Retrieved February 24, 2019.
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  25. ^ "Ray Stevens, New Orleans Moon". Retrieved February 24, 2019.
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