Big Man (The Four Preps song)

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"Big Man"
Single by The Four Preps
B-side "Stop, Baby"
Released 1958
Format Vinyl, 7", 45 RPM
Genre Pop
Length 2:26
Label Capitol
Songwriter(s) Bruce Belland & Glen A. Larson
The Four Preps singles chronology
"26 Miles (Santa Catalina)"
(1957)
"Big Man"
(1958)
"Summertime Lies"
(1958)

"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 Hit Parade – Week of June 02, 1958 at the Wayback Machine (archived July 21, 2006). Chart No. 55. CHUM. Accessed June 18, 2016.
  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.