Big Man (The Four Preps song)

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"Big Man"
Single by The Four Preps
B-side"Stop, Baby"
Released1958
FormatVinyl, 7", 45 RPM
GenrePop
Length2:26
LabelCapitol
Songwriter(s)Bruce Belland & Glen A. Larson
The Four Preps singles chronology
"26 Miles (Santa Catalina)"
(1957)
"Big Man"
(1958)
"Summertime Lies"
(1958)

"Big Man" is a song released by The Four Preps in 1958. The song reached No. 5 on Billboard's Top 100 Sides chart,[1] while reaching No. 3 on Billboard's chart of sides "Most Played by Jockeys",[2] and No. 6 on Billboard's chart of "Best Selling Pop Singles in Stores".[3] The song also reached No. 2 on the United Kingdom's New Musical Express chart[4] and No. 4 on Canada's CHUM Hit Parade.[5]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1958) Peak
position
UK - New Musical Express 2
US Billboard - Top 100 Sides 5
US Billboard - Most Played By Jockeys 3
US Billboard - Best Selling Pop Singles in Stores 6
Canada - CHUM Hit Parade 4
US Billboard - R&B Best Sellers in Stores[6] 10
US Billboard - Most Played R&B By Jockeys[7] 9

Covers by other artists[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Top 100 Sides", Billboard, June 2, 1958. p. 34. Retrieved June 9, 2018.
  2. ^ "Most Played by Jockeys", Billboard, June 9, 1958. p. 26. Retrieved June 9, 2018.
  3. ^ "Best Selling Pop Singles in Stores", Billboard, June 2, 1958. p. 28. Retrieved June 9, 2018.
  4. ^ Four Preps - Full Official Chart History, Official Charts Company. Accessed June 18, 2016.
  5. ^ "CHUM Chart Archives – Week of June 02, 1958, Chart Number 55". Archived from the original on July 21, 2006. Retrieved November 14, 2018.
  6. ^ "R&B Best Sellers in Stores", Billboard, June 23, 1958. p. 50. Accessed June 18, 2016.
  7. ^ "Most Played R&B By Jockeys", Billboard, July 7, 1958. p. 41. Accessed June 18, 2016.
  8. ^ "Into Something Good: The Mickie Most Years 1964-72 – Herman's Hermits". AllMusic. Retrieved June 9, 2018.