How Do You Do (Mouth & MacNeal song)

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"How Do You Do"
Single by Mouth & MacNeal
from the album How Do You Do
B-side "Land Of Milk And Honey"
Released January 22, 1971
Format 7" 45 RPM
Genre Pop Rock
Label Decca, Philips
Writer(s) Hans van Hemert, Harry van Hoof

"How Do You Do" released in 1971 was an international hit single for Dutch duo Mouth & MacNeal. It was #1 in the Netherlands, Belgium, Denmark, Switzerland and New Zealand.[1][2][3] It also spent 19 weeks in the Billboard Hot 100 a year later, and a cover version by Scots-German duo Die Windows (later Windows) reached #1 in Germany.[4][5] The single earned Mouth & MacNeal, and its composers Hans van Hemert and Harry van Hoof, the 1972 Buma Export Award for the most records sold abroad by a Dutch musical act in that year.[6]

Charts and certifications[edit]

Cover versions[edit]

Jigsaw, 1972

Spanish Cover[edit]

Ven sin temor, Bruno Lomas, 1972

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "European chart peak positions" listed at hitparade.ch. Retrieved 23 December 2012.
  2. ^ a b "How Do You Do - Mouth & MacNeal entry at danskehitlister.dk (Danish). Retrieved 24 December 2012.
  3. ^ a b Scapolo, Dean (2007). The Complete New Zealand Music Charts 1966-2006 , p. 14. Maurienne House, Wellington. ISBN 9781877443008.
  4. ^ a b "Billboard Hot 100 - July 1972" Retrieved 23 December 2012.
  5. ^ Windows chart singles at musicline.de (German). Retrieved 23 December 2012.
  6. ^ Buma Exportprijs 1972 at bumaharpengala.nl (Dutch). Retrieved 24 December 2012.
  7. ^ RPM Top Singles - Vol.17, No.26, Aug 12 1972 at www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/rpm. Retrieved 23 December 2012.
  8. ^ "Billboard Top 100 - 1972". Retrieved 23 December 2012. 
  9. ^ "American single certifications – Mouth and MacNeal – How Do You Do". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Single, then click SEARCH

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Preceded by
"Non, non, rien n'a changé" by Les Poppys
Dutch Top 40 number-one single
18 December 1971 – 21 January 1972
Succeeded by
"Sacramento (A Wonderful Town)" by Middle of the Road