Good Times (Sam Cooke song)
|Single by Sam Cooke|
|Released||July 9, 1964|
|Recorded||December 20 and 21, 1963 and February 2, 1964, RCA Studio CA|
|Producer(s)||Hugo Peretti and Luigi Creatore|
|Sam Cooke singles chronology|
"Good Times" is a song written and recorded by Sam Cooke, released as single in 1964.
Featured musicians are John Ewing (trombone), Edward Hall (drums and percussion), John Pisano (guitar), Clifton White (guitar) and The Soul Stirrers (back-up vocals). In 2011, Nike used the song in a commercial featuring Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant during their "Basketball Never Stops" ad campaign during the 2011 NBA lockout.
The song has been covered by others artists. Aretha Franklin covered the song on her record "I Never Loved A Man The Way I Love You." Phoebe Snow covered the song on her self-titled record. "The Grateful Dead covered the song numerous times live.
The Rolling Stones
|U.S. Billboard Hot 100||11|
Dan Seals version
|Single by Dan Seals|
|from the album On Arrival|
|Released||March 25, 1990|
|Dan Seals singles chronology|
Dan Seals' version was a Number One hit on Billboard's Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart in mid-1990, and is the second single from his 1990 album On Arrival. His version stayed at number 1 for two weeks, and was his last number 1 hit, as well as last top 40 hit of his career.
|Canada Country Tracks (RPM)||1|
|US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)||1|
|Canada Country Tracks (RPM)||32|
|US Country Songs (Billboard)||25|
"The Dance" by Garth Brooks
|Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks number-one single
August 4-August 11, 1990
"Next to You, Next to Me" by Shenandoah
"He Walked on Water" by Randy Travis
|RPM Country Tracks number-one single
August 18, 1990
"I'm Gonna Be Somebody" by Travis Tritt
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- Whitburn, Joel (2008). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2008. Record Research, Inc. p. 372. ISBN 0-89820-177-2.
- "RPM Country Tracks." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. August 18, 1990. Retrieved August 23, 2013.
- "Dan Seals Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Dan Seals.
- "RPM Top 100 Country Tracks of 1990". RPM. December 22, 1990. Retrieved August 23, 2013.
- "Best of 1990: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 1990. Retrieved August 23, 2013.