Black Night (Charles Brown song)

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"Black Night"
Single by Charles Brown Trio
B-side "Once There Live a Fool"
Released January 1951 (1951-01)
Format 10" 78 rpm record
Recorded Radio Recorders, Los Angeles
December 21, 1950 (1950-12-21)
Genre Blues
Length 03:07
Label Aladdin (Cat. no. 3076)
Writer(s) Jessie Mae Robinson
Charles Brown Trio singles chronology
"My Baby's Gone"
"Black Night"
"I'll Always Be in Love with You"

"Black Night" is a 1951 song by Charles Brown. The single was the second of two chart entries to make it to number one on the U.S. R&B chart.[1]


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles: 1942-2004. Record Research. p. 82. 
Preceded by
"Teardrops from My Eyes" by Ruth Brown
Billboard Best Selling Retail Rhythm & Blues Records number-one single
March 3, 1951
Succeeded by
"Rocket 88" by Jackie Brenston and His Delta Cats