Song artist 406 - The Shadows

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The Shadows Chart Profile

This page lists the song chart entries of The Shadows.A list of the hit albums by The Shadows is also available. The songs are listed with the most widely successful first.

Originally famous as the backing band for Cliff Richard they had one international hit, Apache, once they had split from him. After that they were successful in the UK and almost nowhere else.

They also recorded under the name The Drifters.

# Artist Song Title Year Chart Entries
1 The Shadows Apache 1960 UK 1 - Jul 1960 (21 weeks), Record Mirror 1 for 6 weeks - Aug 1960, NZ Lever 1 - Oct 1960 (5 weeks), South Africa 2 of 1960, Flanders 6 - Oct 1960 (4 months), Germany 6 - Feb 1961 (6 months), Australia 17 of 1960, Brazil 53 of 1961, Europe 67 of the 1960s (1960), Italy 73 of 1960, UKMIX 92, Germany 155 of the 1960s (peak 6 26 weeks), Acclaimed 463 (1960), RYM 6 of 1960, Guardian Pop 10
2 The Shadows Wonderful Land 1962 UK 1 - Mar 1962 (19 weeks), NZ Lever 1 - May 1962 (6 weeks), Norway 2 - Apr 1962 (9 weeks), Flanders 13 - May 1962 (2 months), UKMIX 124, RYM 21 of 1962
3 The Shadows Dance On 1963 UK 1 - Dec 1962 (15 weeks), Eire 1 for 2 weeks - Feb 1963, Norway 2 - Jan 1963 (7 weeks), Flanders 14 - Feb 1963 (2 months), RYM 27 of 1962
4 The Shadows Foot Tapper 1963 UK 1 - Mar 1963 (16 weeks), NZ Lever 2 - Apr 1963 (5 weeks), Norway 5 - Apr 1963 (4 weeks), South Africa 5 of 1963, UKMIX 887, RYM 63 of 1963
5 The Shadows Kon-Tiki 1961 UK 1 - Sep 1961 (12 weeks), Record Mirror 1 for 1 week - Sep 1961, NZ Lever 5 - Oct 1961 (3 weeks), Norway 7 - Oct 1961 (5 weeks), RYM 31 of 1961
6 The Shadows Atlantis 1963 UK 2 - Jun 1963 (17 weeks), Norway 4 - Jun 1963 (10 weeks), NZ Lever 4 - Jul 1963 (2 weeks), Flanders 11 - Jun 1963 (3 months), UKMIX 629, RYM 84 of 1963
7 The Shadows Guitar Tango 1962 UK 4 - Aug 1962 (15 weeks), NZ Lever 5 - Sep 1962 (3 weeks), Norway 10 - Sep 1962 (2 weeks), Flanders 18 - Sep 1962 (2 months), RYM 57 of 1962
8 The Shadows The Boys 1962 NZ Lever 1 - Feb 1963 (4 weeks), Australia 1 for 2 weeks - Feb 1963, Australia 10 of 1962, RYM 154 of 1962
9 The Shadows FBI 1961 NZ Lever 3 - Apr 1961 (4 weeks), UK 6 - Feb 1961 (19 weeks), Flanders 18 - May 1961 (1 month), UKMIX 711, RYM 50 of 1961
10 The Shadows He Was Beautiful (Cavatina) (The Theme From 'The Deer Hunter') 1979 Holland 1 - Jun 1979 (12 weeks), Belgium 1 - Jun 1979 (13 weeks), UK 9 - Apr 1979 (14 weeks), UK Silver (certified by BPI in Jun 1979)
11 The Shadows Shindig 1963 Norway 5 - Oct 1963 (3 weeks), UK 6 - Sep 1963 (12 weeks), RYM 156 of 1963
12 The Shadows Frightened City 1961 UK 3 - May 1961 (20 weeks), NZ Lever 6 - Jul 1961 (2 weeks), UKMIX 463, RYM 25 of 1961
13 The Shadows Don't Make My Baby Blue 1965 UK 10 - Aug 1965 (10 weeks), NZ Listner 12 - Mar 1966 (4 weeks), Holland 34 - Sep 1965 (1 week)
14 The Shadows The Rise & Fall of Flingel Bunt 1964 NZ Lever 4 - Jul 1964 (1 week), Peel list 4 of 1964, UK 5 - May 1964 (14 weeks), RYM 99 of 1964
15 The Shadows Let Me Be the One 1975 Norway 2 - Apr 1975 (15 weeks), UK 12 - Mar 1975 (9 weeks), Belgium 23 - Apr 1975 (3 weeks)
16 The Shadows Geronimo 1963 Norway 10 - Jan 1964 (1 week), UK 11 - Dec 1963 (12 weeks)
17 The Shadows Genie With the Light Brown Lamp 1964 UK 17 - Dec 1964 (10 weeks), Holland 18 - Jan 1965 (4 weeks)
18 The Shadows Man of Mystery 1960 UK 5 - Nov 1960 (15 weeks), RYM 153 of 1960
19 The Shadows The Stranger 1960 UK 5 - Nov 1960 (15 weeks), RYM 153 of 1960
20 The Shadows Don't Cry For Me Argentina 1978 UK 5 - Dec 1978 (14 weeks), UK Silver (certified by BPI in Apr 1979)
21 The Shadows The Savage 1961 UK 10 - Nov 1961 (8 weeks), RYM 36 of 1961
22 The Shadows Mary Anne 1965 UK 17 - Feb 1965 (10 weeks)
23 The Shadows War Lord 1965 UK 18 - Nov 1965 (9 weeks)
24 The Shadows Stingray 1965 UK 19 - Jun 1965 (7 weeks)
25 The Shadows (Ghost) Riders in the Sky 1980 UK 12 - Jan 1980 (12 weeks)
26 The Shadows Shadowmix 1989 UK 81 - Dec 1989 (1 week)
27 The Shadows Equinoxe V 1980 UK 50 - Aug 1980 (3 weeks)
28 The Shadows Theme From 'Young Lovers' 1964 UK 12 - Mar 1964 (10 weeks)
29 The Shadows Theme From 'Eastenders'/'Howard's Way' 1986 UK 86 - Dec 1986 (2 weeks)
30 The Shadows I Met a Girl 1966 UK 22 - Mar 1966 (5 weeks)
31 The Shadows Third Man Theme 1981 UK 44 - May 1981 (4 weeks)
32 The Shadows A Place in the Sun 1966 UK 24 - Jul 1966 (6 weeks)
33 The Shadows Rhythm & Greens 1964 UK 22 - Sep 1964 (7 weeks)
34 The Shadows The Dreams I Dream 1966 UK 42 - Nov 1966 (6 weeks)
35 The Shadows Maroc 7 1967 UK 24 - Apr 1967 (8 weeks)
36 The Shadows Quatermaster's Stores 1960 RYM 6 of 1960
37 The Shadows The Breeze & I 1963 RYM 63 of 1963
38 The Shadows I Want You to Want Me 1963 RYM 84 of 1963
39 The Shadows It's Been a Blue Day 1963 RYM 156 of 1963
40 The Shadows Back Home 1961 RYM 25 of 1961
41 The Shadows 36-24-36 1961 RYM 31 of 1961
42 The Shadows Peace Pipe 1961 RYM 36 of 1961
43 The Shadows Midnight 1961 RYM 50 of 1961
44 The Shadows The Stars Fell on Stockton 1962 RYM 21 of 1962
45 The Shadows All Day 1962 RYM 27 of 1962
46 The Shadows What a Lovely Tune 1962 RYM 57 of 1962
47 The Shadows The Girls 1962 RYM 154 of 1962
48 The Shadows It's a Man's World 1964 RYM 99 of 1964

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2 Sep 2014

The Wayward WInd

Do you know who did the instrumental version of The Wayward WInd?