Venus in Blue Jeans

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"Venus in Blue Jeans"
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Single by Jimmy Clanton
Released1962 (1962)
Songwriter(s)

"Venus In Blue Jeans" is a 1962 song written by Howard Greenfield and Jack Keller.[1] It was recorded in 1962 by Jimmy Clanton and reached #7 on the Billboard charts.[2] It appeared at #46 on the CHUM Chart in Toronto on September 3, 1962, and peaked at #5 on October 1, 1962 in an 11-week stay[3] and #4 on the Ted Kennedy Weekly chart for October 8, 1962. [1]

The song was also recorded that year by English singer, Mark Wynter, whose release succeeded in reaching #4 on the UK charts. New Rochelle NY singer Bruce Bruno has also performed it.[4][1]

The song was written about Eileen Berner, whom Jack Keller was dating.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Jack Keller", The Independent (11 May 2005).
  2. ^ "Jimmy Clanton > Charts & Awards", Allmusic.
  3. ^ Hall, Ron (1986) [1984]. The Chum Chart Book. Rexdale (Toronto): Stardust Productions. p. 32. ISBN 9780978234607.
  4. ^ Bruce Elder. "Mark Wynter > Biography", Allmusic.