16 Most Requested Songs: Encore!

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16 Most Requested Songs: Encore!
Williams-Encore.jpg
Cover art by Bill Nelson
Compilation album by Andy Williams
Released May 16, 1995[1]
Recorded 1957–1972
Genre
Label Columbia Records
Andy Williams chronology
The New Andy Williams Christmas Album
(1994)
16 Most Requested Songs: Encore!
(1995)
We Need a Little Christmas
(1995)

16 Most Requested Songs: Encore! is a compilation album by American pop singer Andy Williams that was released by Columbia Records on May 16, 1995.[1]

The album did not chart in Billboard magazine until after Williams's death in 2012 when it spent its sole week on the Billboard 200 at number 152 in the issue dated October 13 of that year.[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Butterfly" (Bernie Lowe, Kal Mann) – 2:21
  2. "Are You Sincere?" (Wayne Walker) – 2:41
  3. "Lonely Street" (Kenny Sowder, W.S. Stevenson, Carl Belew) – 2:46
  4. "The Village of St. Bernadette" (Eula Parker) – 3:22
    • rec. 11/19/59;[3] Billboard Hot 100: #7[4]
  5. "The Sweetest Sounds" from the Broadway musical No Strings (Richard Rodgers) – 2:44
  6. "Charade" from the film Charade (Henry Mancini, Johnny Mercer) – 2:35
    • rec. 11/1/63, rel. 12/16/63;[6] Billboard Hot 100: #100[4]
  7. "Stranger on the Shore" (Acker Bilk) – 2:50
  8. "On the Street Where You Live" from the Broadway musical My Fair Lady (Alan Jay Lerner, Frederick Loewe) – 3:12
  9. "Quiet Nights of Quiet Stars (Corcovado)" (Antonio Carlos Jobim, Gene Lees) – 3:00
    • rec. 5/18/65[7] rel. 11/1/65;[6] Billboard Hot 100: #92,[4] Easy Listening: #18[8]
  10. "Music to Watch Girls By" (Tony Velona, Sid Ramin) – 2:38
    • rec. 2/21/67, rel. 3/2/67;[9] Billboard Hot 100: #34,[4] Easy Listening: #2[8]
  11. "In the Arms of Love" from the film What Did You Do in the War, Daddy? (Henry Mancini, Jay Livingston, Ray Evans) – 2:56
    • rec. 6/23/66, rel. 7/8/66;[9] Billboard Hot 100: #49,[4] Easy Listening: #1 (2 weeks)[8]
  12. "Michelle" (John Lennon, Paul McCartney) – 3:25
  13. "(Where Do I Begin?) Love Story" from the film Love Story (Francis Lai, Carl Sigman) – 3:10
    • rec. 12/17/70, rel. 1/13/71;[6] Billboard Hot 100: #9,[4] Easy Listening: #1 (four weeks)[8]
  14. "Happy Heart" (Jackie Rae, James Last) – 3:15
    • rec. 3/8/69, rel. 3/14/69;[6] Billboard Hot 100: #22,[4] Easy Listening: #1 (two weeks)[8]
  15. "Music from Across the Way" (James Last, Carl Sigman) – 3:45
    • rec. 6/10/71, rel. 12/14/71;[6] Easy Listening: #30[8]
  16. "Speak Softly Love (Love Theme from 'The Godfather')" from the film The Godfather (Larry Kusik, Nino Rota) – 3:05
    • rec. 2/18/72 & 2/24/72, rel. 3/3/72;[6] Billboard Hot 100: #34,[4] Easy Listening: #7[8]
  • A This track was released before Billboard created its Hot 100 chart for tracking song performance.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "16 Most Requested Songs: Encore! – Andy Williams". allmusic.com. All Media Network, LLC. Retrieved 9 July 2017. 
  2. ^ "Andy Williams". Billboard.com. Retrieved 10 July 2017.  Type Andy Williams in the Search Billboard box and press Enter.
  3. ^ a b c d "The Cadence Era: "Canadian Sunset" brightens Andy's disk career". Billboard. 1967-11-11. p. AW-20. 
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l Whitburn 2009, pp. 1059–1060.
  5. ^ Whitburn 2004, p. 624.
  6. ^ a b c d e f g (2002) Album notes for The Complete Columbia Chart Singles Collection by Andy Williams [CD booklet]. New York: Sony Music.
  7. ^ a b (2002) Album notes for Warm and Willing/Newest Hits by Andy Williams [CD booklet]. New York: Sony Music.
  8. ^ a b c d e f g h Whitburn 2007, p. 295.
  9. ^ a b (2009) Moon River: The Very Best of Andy Williams by Andy Williams [CD booklet]. New York: Sony Music Entertainment 88697 59112 2

Bibliography[edit]

  • Whitburn, Joel (2004), Joel Whitburn Presents Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles, 1942-2004, Record Research Inc., ISBN 0-89820-160-8 
  • Whitburn, Joel (2007), Joel Whitburn Presents Billboard Top Adult Songs, 1961-2006, Record Research Inc., ISBN 0-89820-169-1 
  • Whitburn, Joel (2009), Joel Whitburn's Top Pop Singles, 1955-2008, Record Research Inc., ISBN 0-89820-180-2