Scarlett O'Hara (instrumental)
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Scarlett O'Hara Instrumental

"Scarlett O'Hara"
Single by Jet Harris & Tony Meehan
"(Doing The) Hully Gully"
Released 1963
Format Vinyl, 7", 45 RPM
Genre Instrumental rock
Length 2:18
Label Decca
Jerry Lordan
Tony Meehan
"Scarlett O'Hara"
Single by Lawrence Welk and His Orchestra
from the album Scarlett O'Hara
"Breakwater"
Released 1963
Format Vinyl, 7", 45 RPM
Genre Instrumental pop
Length 2:03
Label Dot
Jerry Lordan
George Cates, Lawrence Welk & Randy Wood

"Scarlett O'Hara" is an instrumental composition by Jerry Lordan. It was released in 1963 by Jet Harris & Tony Meehan, by Lawrence Welk and His Orchestra, and by Bobby Gregg.

In the United Kingdom, Jet Harris & Tony Meehan's version reached No. 2 on both the Record Retailer chart[1] and the New Musical Express chart.[2] The song also reached No. 4 on New Zealand's "Lever Hit Parade",[3] while reaching No. 5 in Israel,[4] No. 7 on the Irish Singles Chart,[5] and No. 12 in Australia.[6]

Lawrence Welk's version spent 2 weeks on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, peaking at No. 89,[7] while reaching No. 10 in Hong Kong,[8] and No. 17 on Canada's CHUM Hit Parade.[9]

"Scarlett O'Hara" was the lead song of an album by the same name released by Lawrence Welk and His Orchestra in 1963, which spent 27 weeks on Billboards chart of Top LPs, peaking at No. 33.[10][11]

Chart performance

Jet Harris & Tony Meehan version
Chart (1963) Peak
position
Australia - Music Maker[6] 12
Irish Singles Chart 7
Israel - Kol Israel Broadcasting[4] 8
New Zealand - Lever Hit Parade 4
UK - Record Retailer 2
UK - New Musical Express 2
Lawrence Welk and His Orchestra's version
Chart (1963) Peak
position
Canada - CHUM Hit Parade 17
Hong Kong 10
US Billboard Hot 100 89
Bobby Gregg version
Chart (1963) Peak
position
US Billboard Bubbling Under the Hot 100[12] 112

References

  1. ^ Jet Harris and Tony Meehan - Full Official Chart History, Official Charts Company. Retrieved October 15, 2016.
  2. ^ "Billboard Hits of the World", Billboard, June 8, 1963. p. 31. Retrieved October 15, 2016.
  3. ^ "Lever Hit Parade" 04-Jul-1963, Flavour of New Zealand. Retrieved October 15, 2016.
  4. ^ a b "Billboard Hits of the World", Billboard, August 10, 1963. p. 34. Retrieved October 15, 2016.
  5. ^ Song Title Search Results for "Scarlett O'Hara", The Irish Charts. Retrieved October 15, 2016.
  6. ^ a b "Billboard Hits of the World", Billboard, June 22, 1963. p. 33. Retrieved October 15, 2016.
  7. ^ Hot 100 - Lawrence Welk & His Orchestra Scarlett O'Hara Chart History, Billboard.com. Retrieved April 23, 2018.
  8. ^ "Lawrence Welk and His Orchestra", Billboard, August 31, 1963. p. 28. Retrieved October 15, 2016.
  9. ^ "CHUM Chart Archives - Chart No. 331, July 15, 1963". CHUM. Archived from the original on July 15, 2006. Retrieved 2016.
  10. ^ Billboard 200 - Chart of October 12, 1963, Billboard.com. Retrieved October 15, 2016.
  11. ^ "Billboard Top LP's", Billboard, October 12, 1963. Retrieved October 15, 2016.
  12. ^ "Bubbling Under the Hot 100", Billboard, July 27, 1963. Accessed October 15, 2016.

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