16 Candles (song)

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"16 Candles"
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Single by The Crests
B-side"Beside You"
ReleasedOctober 1958 (US)
Genre Doo-wop
Label Coed
Songwriter(s) Luther Dixon and Allyson R. Khent

"16 Candles" is a 1958 song performed by The Crests and written by Luther Dixon and Allyson R. Khent.

Track listing

7" Vinyl

  1. "16 Candles"
  2. "Beside You"

Single originally released in 1958 on Coed Records #506

Chart performance

  • The song peaked at #2 on the Billboard Hot 100 charts, while " Stagger Lee" by Lloyd Price was at #1. [1] "16 Candles" also went #4 on the US R&B charts for 21 weeks in 1959. [2]

Covers

References

  1. ^ "Top 100 Songs | Billboard Hot 100 Chart". Billboard.
  2. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles: 1942-2004. Record Research. p. 138.
  3. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2013). Hot Country Songs 1944–2012. Record Research, Inc. p. 194. ISBN  978-0-89820-203-8.

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