Yes Tonight Josephine

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"Yes Tonight Josephine" was a popular music song from 1957. It was written by Winfield Scott and Dorothy Goodman, and was a hit single for Johnnie Ray.[1]

Ray's recording was produced by Mitch Miller, and gave him his third and final number 1 hit in the UK Singles Chart.[1] The single first entered the UK Singles Chart on 10 May 1957, and peaked at number 1 for three weeks in June.[2] The original record was only available as a 78rpm disc. Altogether it spent 16 weeks on the chart.[2]


  1. ^ a b Rice, Jo (1982). The Guinness Book of 500 Number One Hits (1st ed.). Enfield, Middlesex: Guinness Superlatives Ltd. p. 32. ISBN 0-85112-250-7.
  2. ^ a b Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 451. ISBN 1-904994-10-5.
Preceded by
"Butterfly" by Andy Williams
UK Singles Chart Number 1 single
Johnnie Ray

7 June 1957 for 3 weeks
Succeeded by
"Gamblin' Man"/"Putting on the Style" by Lonnie Donegan