Seven Little Girls Sitting in the Backseat

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"Seven Little Girls Sitting in the Backseat"
Single by Paul Evans, The Avons
Released 1959
Format Gramophone record
Songwriter(s) Bob Hilliard, Lee Pockriss

"Seven Little Girls Sitting in the Backseat" is a song written by Bob Hilliard and Lee Pockriss. It was recorded by Paul Evans (US No. 9) in 1959, and covered the same year by The Avons (UK No. 3).[1]

Ingrid Reuterskiöld (Ninita) wrote lyrics in Swedish, as "Flickor bak i bilen", which was recorded by Siw Malmkvist in 1959.[2] Her version peaked at No. 4 in 1960, according to the bestselling list in the Swedish music paper, Show Business.

Chart trajectory[edit]

Avons version[edit]

Chart Peak position
Norway 8[3]
UK 3[1]

Paul Evans version[edit]

Chart Peak position
Norway 6[4]
US 9

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 34. ISBN 1-904994-10-5. 
  2. ^ "Gotiska Klubben : Joakim Tegblom: "Låtar du trodde var svenska"". Gotiskaklubben.wordpress.com. Retrieved 2017-01-19. 
  3. ^ "Seven Little Girls Sitting in the Backseat". Norwegiancharts. Retrieved 12 May 2011. 
  4. ^ "Seven Little Girls Sitting in the Backseat". Norwegiancharts. Retrieved 12 May 2011.