Midnight Blue (Melissa Manchester song)

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"Midnight Blue"
Single by Melissa Manchester
from the album Melissa
Released 1975 (1975)
Writer(s)
Producer(s) Vini Poncia
Melissa Manchester singles chronology
"Midnight Blue" "Just Too Many People"

"Midnight Blue" is a song by Melissa Manchester. Taken from the album Melissa, it was written by Manchester with lyricist Carole Bayer Sager in 1973.[1] It reached #6 on the Billboard Hot 100 in the summer of 1975 and topped the Billboard Easy Listening chart for two weeks.[2]

The song is heard on the radio in the 1978 film Ice Castles.

The song has also been recorded by Shirley Bassey, Cristy Lane, Johnny Mathis, Vanessa Williams and Viola Wills. An Italian rendering: "E L'Amore Che Muore", was recorded by Wess & Dori Ghezzi for their 1977 album Insieme.

Chart performance[edit]

Weekly singles charts[edit]

Chart (1975) Peak
position
Canadian RPM Top Singles 5
Canadian RPM Adult Contemporary [3] 1
U.S. Billboard Hot 100[4] 6
U.S. Billboard Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks[5][6] 1
Australia 78


Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1975) Position
Canada 64
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 [7] 54

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sarasota Journal 10 March 1976 p.99
  2. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2002). Top Adult Contemporary: 1961-2001. Record Research. p. 153. 
  3. ^ http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/rpm/028020-119.01-e.php?&file_num=nlc008388.3988&type=1&interval=20&PHPSESSID=8crql7h6gf3g88062opm1ta876
  4. ^ "The Hot 100: Week of August 9, 1975". Billboard Magazine. 9 August 1975. Archived from the original on 4 April 2015. Retrieved 4 April 2015. 
  5. ^ "Adult Contemporary:Week of June 21, 1975". Billboard Magazine. Archived from the original on 4 April 2015. Retrieved 4 April 2015. 
  6. ^ "Adult Contemporary: Week of June 28, 1975". Billboard Magazine. Archived from the original on 4 April 2015. Retrieved 4 April 2015. 
  7. ^ http://www.musicoutfitters.com/topsongs/1975.htm{

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