Stairway of Love

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"Stairway of Love"
Single by Marty Robbins
Released1958
Genre Country
Label Columbia
Songwriter(s)S. Tepper, R.C. Bennett

"Stairway of Love" is a song written by S. Tepper and R.C. Bennett, sung by Marty Robbins (with Ray Coniff and His Orchestra), and released on the Columbia label. In April 1958, it peaked at No. 2 on Billboard's country and western best seller chart and spent a total of 25 weeks on the charts. [1] It was the "B" side to " Just Married", and the record ranked No. 2 on Billboard's 1958 year-end country and western chart. [2]

In the UK, there were cover versions by Alma Cogan, Michael Holliday and by Terry Dene. The Holliday version was the most successful reaching No. 3 in the UK charts. The Dene record also charted in the #16 position. [3]

See also

References

  1. ^ Joel Whitburn (1996). The Billboard Book of Top 40 Country Hits. Billboard Books. p. 271. ISBN  0823076326.
  2. ^ "Chart Toppers of 1958". The Billboard. December 15, 1958. p. 44.
  3. ^ Roberts, David (2005). British Hit Singles & Albums. London: Guinness World Records. ISBN  1-904994-00-8.