Saturday, May 26, 2012

Hits List: Dionne Warwick

This lady had a slew of hits in the 60's and 70's.  Then, an album produced by Barry Gibb of the Bee Gees revitalized her career in 1979 and kept her as a recording star into the new millennium.  Here is the complete Hits List from Dionne Warwick:

1962:  "Don't Make Me Over" (#21, #5 R&B, #38 Canada)
1963:  "This Empty Place" (#84, #26 R&B)
           "Wishin' and Hopin'"
           "Make the Music Play" (#81)
           "Anyone Who Had a Heart" (#8, #6 R&B, #2 Easy Listening, #42 U.K., #11 Canada, #11 Australia)

1964:  "Walk On By" (#6, #1 R&B, #7 Easy Listening, #9 U.K., #14 Canada, #28 Australia)
           "You'll Never Get to Heaven (If You Break My Heart)" (#34, #10 R&B, #20 U.K., #15 Canada, #32 Australia
           "A House Is Not a Home" (371, #37 Canada)
           "Reach Out for Me" (#20, #1 R&B, #23 U.K., #12 Canada, #43 Australia)
1965:  "Who Can I Turn To" (#62, #36 R&B, #31 Canada)
           "You Can Have Him" (#75, #37 U.K., #81 Australia)
           "Here I Am" (#65, #11 Easy Listening, #19 Canada)
           "Looking with My Eyes" (#64, #38 R&B)
           "Are You There (With Another Girl)" (#39, #35 R&B, #13 Canada, #54 Australia)

1966:  "Message to Michael" (#8, #5 R&B, #12 Easy Listening, #6 Canada, #44 Australia)
           "Trains and Boats and Planes" (#22, #49 R&B, #37 Easy Listening, #18 Canada, #88 Australia)
           "I Just Don't Know What to Do with Myself" (#26, #20 R&B, #36 Canada, #90 Australia)
           "Another Night" (#49, #47 R&B, #30 Canada, #70 Australia)
1967:  "The Beginning of Loneliness" (#79, #44 Easy Listening)
           "Alfie" (#15, #5 R&B, #10 Canada)
           "The Windows of the World" (#32, #27 R&B, #32 Easy Listening, #20 Canada)
           "I Say a Little Prayer" (#4, #8 R&B, #4 Canada, #77 Australia)
           "(Theme from) Valley of the Dolls" (#2, #13 R&B, #2 Easy Listening, #28 U.K., #4 Canada, #59 Australia)

1968:  "Do You Know the Way to San Jose" (#10, #23 R&B, #4 Easy Listening, #8 U.K., #8 Canada, #15 Australia)
           "Let Me Be Lonely" (#71, #66 Canada)
           "Who Is Gonna' Love Me?" (#33, #43 R&B, #4 Easy Listening, #19 Canada)
           "(There's) Always Something There to Remind Me" (#65)
           "Promises, Promises" (#19, #47 R&B, #7 Easy Listening, #8 Canada, #86 Australia)
1969:  "This Girl's in Love with You" (#7, #7 R&B, #2 Easy Listening, #7 Canada, #17 Australia)
           "The April Fools" (#37, #33 R&B, #8 Easy Listening, #32 Canada)
           "Odds and Ends" (#43, #7 Easy Listening, #40 Canada, #76 Australia)
           "You've Lost That Lovin' Feeling" (#16, #13 R&B, #10 Easy Listening, #12 Canada, #26 Australia)
           "I'll Never Fall in Love Again" (#6, #17 R&B, #1 Easy Listening, #3 Canada)
1970:  "Let Me Go to Him" (#32, #45 R&B, #5 Adult, #30 U.K., #47 Australia)
           "Paper Mache" (#43, #6 Adult, #34 Canada, #51 Australia)
           "Make It Easy on Yourself" (#37, #26 R&B, #2 Adult, #24 Canada)
           "The Green Grass Starts to Grow" (#43, #2 Adult, #35 Canada)
1971:  "Who Gets the Guy"  (#57, #42 R&B, #6 Adult)
           "Amanda" (#83, #15 Adult)
           "The Love of My Man"
           "I'm Your Puppet"
           If We Only Have Love" (#84, #37 Adult)
1973:  "The Good Life" (live)
           "I Think You Need Love"
           "(I'm) Just Being Myself" (#62 R&B)

1974:  "Then Came You" (with the Spinners) (#1, #2 R&B, #3 AC, #29 U.K., #7 Canada, #59 Australia)
           "Sure Thing" (#66 R&B)
1975:  "Take It from Me" (#30 R&B)
           "Once You Hit the Road" (#79, #5 R&B, #22 Adult)
1976:  "His House and Me" (#75 R&B)
           "I Didn't Mean to Love You" (#91 R&B)
1977:  "By the Time I Get to Phoenix"/"I Say a Little Prayer" (medley with Isaac Hayes--#65 R&B)
           "Only Love Can Break a Heart" (#46 Adult)
           "Do You Believe in Love at First Sight"
           "Keepin' My Head Above Water"
1978:  "Don't Ever Take Your Love Away"

1979:  "I'll Never Love This Way Again" (#5, #18 R&B, #5 Adult Contemporary, #62 U.K., #6 Canada, #35 Australia)
1980:  "Deja Vu" (#15, #25 R&B, #1 Adult Contemporary, #34 Canada, #69 Australia)
           "After You" (#65, #33 R&B, #10 ACT, #85 Canada)
           "No Night So Long" #23, #19 R&B, #1 AC)
           "Easy Love" (#62, #12 AC)
           "We Never Said Goodbye" (#41 R&B)
1981:  "Some Changes Are for Good" (#65, #43 R&B, #23 Adult)
           "There's a Long Road Ahead of Us"

1982:  "Friends in Love" (with Johnny Mathis) (#38, #22 R&B, #5 AC, #46 Australia)
           "For You" #14 Adult)
           "Heartbreaker" (#10, #14 R&B, #1 Adult, #2 U.K., #15 Canada, #2 Australia)
           "Take the Short Way Home" (#41, #43 R&B, #5 Adult)
           "All the Love in the World" (#16 AC, #10 U.K., #53 Australia)
           "Yours" (#66 U.K.)
           "How Many Times Can We Say Goodbye" (with Luther Vandross) (#27, #7 R&B, #4 Adult, #99 U.K.)
1984:  "Got a Date" (#45 R&B)
1985:  "Finder of Lost Jones" (with Glenn Jones) (#47 R&B, #12 AC
           "That's What Friends Are For" (with Elton John, Gladys Knight & Stevie Wonder) (#1, #1 R&B, #1 Adult, #16 U.K., #1 Canada, #1 Australia)
1986:  "Whisper in the Dark" (#72, #49 R&B and #7 Adult)

1987:  "Love Power" (with Jeffrey Osborne) (#12, #5 R&B, #1 AC, and #63 U.K.)
           "Reservations for Two" (with Kashif) (#62, #20 R&B, #7 Adult)
1988:  "Another Chance to Love (with Howard Hewett) (#42 R&B, #24 Adult)
1989:  "Take Good Care of You and Me" (with Jeffrey Osborne) (#46 R&B, #25 Adult, #93 U.K.)
1990:  "I Don't Need Another Love (with the Spinners) #84 R&B)
1991:  "It's All Over (with Dieter Bohlen)
1993:  'Where's My Lips Have Been" (#95 R&B)

1998:  "What the World Needs Now Is Love" (with the HipHopNation Unlimited)
           "High Upon This Love (Love Theme from The Bold and the Beautiful).
2007:  "Family First" with Whitney Houston, Cissy Houston & Family)

That's 56 hits for Dionne, with 12 of those going Top 10 and 2 #1 songs.  On the R&B chart, Warwick has enjoyed 56 hits with 14 Top 10's and 2 #1's.  On the AC chart, Warwick was dominant in the 60's and early 70's with 14 Top 10's in a row.  Overall, Dionne had 45 Adult Contemporary hits with a sensational 30 Top 10's and 4 #1's.

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