Chances Are (song)
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|Song by Johnny Mathis|
|Released||August 12, 1957|
|Writer(s)||Al Stillman, Robert Allen|
"Chances Are" is a popular song with music by Robert Allen and lyrics by Al Stillman. It was published in 1957. The song was one of a large number of compositions by the Stillman-Allen team that were chart hits in the 1950s. It was listed on Billboard's "Most Played by Jockeys" survey for Johnny Mathis, charting in 1957, and was inducted in the Grammy Hall of Fame Award in 1998. The song reached No. 4 on Billboard's Best Sellers in Stores survey, along with its flip "The Twelfth of Never", which Mathis initially disliked. It became a gold record. The song was also included on the 1958 Mathis compilation Johnny's Greatest Hits.
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- "Billboard". Books.google.com. 1957-10-28. p. 50. Retrieved 2016-08-29.
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