Suddenly There's a Valley

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"Suddenly There's a Valley" is a popular song written by Chuck Meyer and Biff Jones and published in 1955.

The song was a major hit for Gogi Grant (one of only two major ones she had, and one of three that charted for her) in 1955. Her recording was issued by Era Records as catalog number 1003 and reached Billboard's Top 100 chart, peaking at No. 14.[1]

On the Cash Box Best-Selling Record chart, where all versions were combined, the song reached #8.[2]

Other notable recordings[edit]

In the United Kingdom, a 1955 version by Petula Clark became a Top Ten hit in the UK Singles Chart. It was her third hit single.[16] It competed in the chart with a version by Lee Lawrence, which peaked at No. 14.[17]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits (8th ed.). Billboard Books. p. 264. ISBN 0-8230-7499-4.
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  12. ^ "A Bing Crosby Discography". BING magazine. International Club Crosby. Retrieved October 3, 2017.
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  16. ^ Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 108. ISBN 1-904994-10-5.
  17. ^ Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 314. ISBN 1-904994-10-5.