Song title 234 - Theme From 'A Summer Place'

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This page lists the chart runs for songs called "Theme From 'A Summer Place'" in order of success. This list combines cover versions and distinct songs that happen to share the same title.

# Artist Song Title Year Chart Entries
1 Percy Faith Theme From 'A Summer Place' 1960 US Billboard 1 - Jan 1960 (21 weeks), US BB 1 of 1960, US CashBox 1 of 1960, US Radio 1 of 1960 (peak 1 15 weeks), Brazil 1 of 1960, Italy 1 for 13 weeks - May 1960, Grammy in 1960, Grammy Hall of Fame in 2000 (1960), Top Song of 1960 of the Billboard 50th list, ASCAP song of 1959, UK 2 - Mar 1960 (31 weeks), Italy 3 of 1960, Canada 4 - Jan 1960 (16 weeks), NZ Lever 4 - Aug 1960 (2 weeks), US Gold (certified by RIAA in Aug 1962), South Africa 7 of 1960, Billboard 50th song 18, 55th Billboard 100 20 (1960), Billboard100 21, US invalid BB 38 of 1960, POP 38 of 1960, UKMIX 174, Acclaimed 1726 (1960), RYM 12 of 1959
2 Lettermen Theme From 'A Summer Place' 1965 Record World 11 - 1965, US Billboard 16 - Jun 1965 (9 weeks), Canada 21 - Jul 1965 (6 weeks), US Radio 169 of 1965 (peak 16 2 weeks)
3 Hugo Winterhalter Theme From 'A Summer Place' 1960 NZ Lever 4 - Aug 1960 (1 week), Italy 44 of 1960
4 Billy Vaughn Theme From 'A Summer Place' 1960 NZ Lever 2 - Jul 1960 (1 week)
5 Dick Roman Theme From 'A Summer Place' 1962 US Billboard 64 - Aug 1962 (7 weeks)
6 Norrie Paramour Orchestra Theme From 'A Summer Place' 1960 UK 36 - Mar 1960 (2 weeks)
7 The Ventures Theme From 'A Summer Place' 1969 US Billboard 83 - Jun 1969 (5 weeks)

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16 Jun 2013

Great, very informative, I plan on bookmarking this site, well written and just downright enjoyable


17 Sep 2012

A summer place+

In addition to the well known instrumental version, Percy Faith recorded thissong with the lyric. It was released (ca. 1969) on his album titled Love theme from "Romeo and Juliet" Featuring Theme from "A summer place", on Columbia CS 9906. The lyrics themselves are listed in many of the online lyrics sites.


18 Apr 2011

A SUMMER PLACE

One of the most wonderful songs ever written,I now play it to my granddaughters so they too will undertand why I tell them my life is expressed in that song- my life has been "a summer place".

Question: Were there words written for the song, if so how can I get a copy.

Thank you

There are a wide variety of sites that list lyrics. You might try for example searching on the LyricWiki site