Two Different Worlds (1956 song)

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"Two Different Worlds" is a popular song with music by Al Frisch and the lyrics by Sid Wayne, published in 1956.[1]

The biggest U.S. hit version was recorded by Don Rondo. It reached number 19 on the Billboard chart[2] and number 12 on the Cashbox chart.[3] A cover version of the song was recorded by Roger Williams and Jane Morgan which reached number 41 on the Billboard chart.

A recording by Ronnie Hilton in the same year reached number 13 on the UK Singles Chart.[4]

A recording by Jerry Vale in 1963, appeared on the original Columbia album, The Language of Love.

The British pop singer Engelbert Humperdinck also covered the song on his 1967 album The Last Waltz.[5] Nat King Cole also recorded the song in 1956 but without chart success.[6] Earl Coleman recorded a version with a quartet led by Sonny Rollins. The cut appeared on Rollins's album, Tour de Force.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Two Different Worlds - Jane Morgan | Song Info". AllMusic. Retrieved 2016-12-17.
  2. ^ Carolyn Hope (2011-12-24). "Barry's Hits of All Decades Pop rock n roll Music Chart Hits". Hitsofalldecades.com. Retrieved 2016-12-17.
  3. ^ "Don Rondo (Artist Profile + Discography)". Super Oldies.com. Retrieved 2016-12-17.
  4. ^ Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 253. ISBN 1-904994-10-5.
  5. ^ Michael Erlewine. "The Last Waltz - Engelbert Humperdinck | Songs, Reviews, Credits". AllMusic. Retrieved 2016-12-17.
  6. ^ "Two Different Worlds - Nat King Cole | Song Info". AllMusic. Retrieved 2016-12-17.
  7. ^ Scott Yanow (1956-12-07). "Tour de Force - Sonny Rollins | Songs, Reviews, Credits". AllMusic. Retrieved 2016-12-17.