1961 HITS ARCHIVE: Once In A While - Chimes




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Published on Jan 7, 2016

Once In Awhile (Green-Edwards) by The Chimes, conducted by A. Leonetti

Doo-wop treatment of the 1930s ballad reached #11 on the Cash Box and Billboard singles charts. If you’re curious, try out the original-hit Tommy Dorsey and Horace Heidt versions in this channel’s 1937 Hits Archive collection or the Patti Page recording of 1952.

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  • Category

  • Song

  • Artist

    • The Chimes
  • Album

    • The Chimes Meet the Videls
  • Writers

    • Bud Green, Michael Edwards
  • Licensed to YouTube by

    • The Orchard Music (on behalf of Legacy International); CMRRA, EMI Music Publishing, and 2 Music Rights Societies


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