Don'cha Hear Them Bells
|"Don'cha Hear Them Bells"|
1953 45 single release on Capitol Records.
|Single by Les Paul and Mary Ford|
|Les Paul and Mary Ford singles chronology|
The song was released as a 7" vinyl 45 single on Capitol Records, 45-11878, F2614, backed with "The Kangaroo", in 1953. The recording was also released as a 10" 78 as 2614. The song was composed by Les Paul and was published by the Iris-Trojan Music Corporation in New York. "Don'cha Hear Them Bells" reached no. 13 on the Billboard Jockey Chart in November, 1953 in a 4 week chart run and no. 28 on the Cash Box chart in a 10-week chart run. The flip side "The Kangaroo" reached no. 23 on the Cash Box chart.
The song appeared on the 1991 album Les Paul: The Legend and the Legacy on Capitol Records and on the 2007 release Les Paul: The Essential Collection on West End Records.
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