Don't You Know?
|"Don't You Know?"|
|Single by Della Reese|
|Genre||R&B, classic pop|
|Della Reese singles chronology|
The song was adapted from an aria ("Musetta's Waltz") from Puccini's La Boheme. It became Reese's biggest hit, reaching number two on the U.S. Pop chart and number one on the U.S. R&B chart. The song was a follow-up to her previous big hit "And That Reminds Me".
The song was Reese's first single on her new label RCA Victor. The song helped Reese get a nomination for a Grammy Award for Best Female Vocalist. It also led to nine years in Las Vegas.
- Joel Whitburn Presents Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles: 1942-2004, 2004 (Record Research) p. 488
"So Many Ways" by Brook Benton
|Billboard Hot R&B Sides number-one single
November 23, 1959 - November 30, 1959 (two weeks)
"The Clouds" by The Spacemen