So Much in Love

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"So Much in Love"
Single by The Tymes
from the album So Much In Love
B-side"Roscoe James McClain"
Released1963
GenreDoo-wop
Length2:08
LabelParkway Records
Songwriter(s)George Williams, Bill Jackson, Roy Straigis
The Tymes singles chronology
"So Much in Love"
(1963)
"Wonderful! Wonderful!"
(1963)
"So Much in Love"
Single by All-4-One
from the album All-4-One
Released1993 (1993)
GenreR&B

"So Much in Love" is a popular song sung by The Tymes that was #1 in the United States in 1963. It was The Tymes' first hit single, topping the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart on August 3, 1963, and remaining there for one week. The song was written by George Williams and Bill Jackson, and arranged by Roy Straigis.

The song has been covered several times. Jay and the Americans released a version on their 1969 album Sands of Time. "So Much in Love" was performed by Talking Heads in their early live sets at CBGB club in 1975, and was sung by Eagles member Timothy B. Schmit on the soundtrack to Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982) and reached #59 on the Hot 100 as a single.[1] A 1988 rendition by Art Garfunkel got to #11 on the Adult Contemporary chart. R&B vocal group All-4-One released "So Much in Love" in late 1993 as their debut single. It peaked at #5 on the Hot 100 in early 1994 and was certified Gold by the RIAA, selling 600,000 copies.[2][3]

Charts[edit]

All-4-One version
Year-end chart (1994) Position
New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ)[4] 11
U.S. Billboard Hot 100[5] 28

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ Bronson, Fred (1992). The Billboard Book of Number One Hits - revised & enlarged. New York: Billboard Books. p. 134. ISBN 0-8230-8298-9.
  2. ^ "American certifications – All 4 One – So Much in Love". Recording Industry Association of America.
  3. ^ "Best-Selling Records of 1994". Billboard. BPI Communications. 107 (3): 57. January 21, 1995. ISSN 0006-2510. Retrieved May 5, 2015.
  4. ^ "End of Year Charts 1994". Recorded Music NZ. Retrieved December 3, 2017.
  5. ^ "Billboard Top 100 - 1994". Retrieved 2010-08-27.