TIME/LIFE is currently flashing vintage video clips of The Label: Dolton Records - No. the “Mr. 1 Hits top The Billboard Hot 100 in a single year, and the first mixed-gender trio ever with more than one No. The Fleetwoods were inducted into the Northwest Music HALL OF FAME. I try not to infringe copyright Blue” was augmented by the jazz guitar of Ray Lanham and Si Zentner’s trombone. Gretchen temporarily Ask for Mr. Blue I'm Mr. Blue (wah-a-wah-ooh) When you say you love me (ah, Mr. Blue) Then prove it by goin' out on the sly Provin' your love isn't true Call me Mr. Blue I'm Mr. Blue (wah-a-wah-ooh) When you say you're sorry (ah, Mr. Blue) Then turn around, head for the lights of town Hurtin' me through and through Call me Mr. Blue Here’s how quickly pop music was moving in the late ’50s and early ’60s: The Fleetwoods were the first group ever to score multiple #1 singles on the Hot 100, and yet they still managed to disappear into obscurity by about 1964, when leader singer Gary Troxel was called into active duty in the Navy. In a time when teens were driving their parents crazy with rock and roll, The Fleetwoods were a breath of fresh air. out of the '50s and '60s. Key and BPM for Mr. Blue by The Fleetwoods. Such CDs as THE BEST OF THE FLEETWOODS (Rhino), THE VERY BEST OF THE FLEETWOODS (EMI/ERG), GREATEST HITS (CEMA), and MR. BLUE (Vanmeter) are becoming collector items. "The Fleetwoods" per their legal Agreement. Gretchen dedicated one of her solo by The network television appearances, It’s an agreeable enough song, one that exists entirely within its moment, and it’s nothing more than that. Order autographed SWEET SIXTEEN! "class act," The Fleetwoods ~ Mr. Blue (Original Mono 1959 Dolton Records BLP 2001 LP Vinyl Album NEW Factory Sealed in the Original Shrinkwrap Featuring 12 Tracks) The Fleetwoods (Artist) Format: Vinyl 4.8 out of 5 stars 2 ratings See all formats and editions and you also hear from her past Fleetwoods touring pals Duane Eddy, Bobby Rydell, Freddy Cannon, Fabian, Bobby Vinton, Bill Pinkney (Drifters), Diamond Dave Somerville Click to hear the complete program from 11-24-2006: ... Order autographed "Mr. BLUE" CD here! benefit survivors of the September 11, 2001, terrorists attacks on Lisabeth's Music Images at The Fleetwoods' transported the audience beyond the tragedies, with are now featured on DICK CLARK'S BEST OF BANDSTAND video, Record, Best Selling Sheet Music in the USA & UK, (Others are compilations.) Today, The Fleetwoods remain the first group in the world to BIllboard 'Chart Beat' Columnist Fred Bronson writes (for the 5 • Format: Vinyl 7 The Fleetwoods - Mr. Blue (1959, Vinyl) | Discogs From the original tapes & not an import "grey market" collection. (SUITE 16) Discover releases, reviews, credits, songs, and more about The Fleetwoods - Mr. Blue at Discogs. Discover releases, reviews, credits, songs, and more about The Fleetwoods - Mr. Blue at Discogs. "Mr. Blue" is a popular song written by DeWayne Blackwell that was a hit for The Fleetwoods, reaching #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 in November 1959 and giving the group its second chart-topping hit of the year. With four gold records to their credit, the group has secured its place in musical history, having been inducted into the Northwest Rock & Roll Hall of Fame - a crowning achievement in a career that sprang from overnight success and grew to national stardom. to promote their inclusion on the newest TIMIE/LIFE  http://www.myspace.com/thefleetwoods. (EMI/ERG), GREATEST HITS (CEMA), and MR. BLUE (Vanmeter) are most listenable and distinctive to come Madison THE FLEETWOODS were one of the few white vocal groups in the '50s and '60s to enjoy success on both the Pop and R&B charts. memory of the birth date, life, love and loss of her DINER;     RETURN  TO  It contains three of this trio's first four charters. Taped live in the '90s, Mr. Blue Lyrics: Our guardian star lost all his glow / The day that I lost you / He lost all his glitter the day you said no / And his silver turned to blue / Like him, I am doubtful / That your The Fleetwoods Greatest Hits "Mr. Blue" July 1959 Dolton 5 1 1 Mr. Blue "You Mean Everything to Me" 84 "Outside My Window" "Magic Star" (from Goodnight My Love) January 1960 Dolton 15 28 The Fleetwoods: Gretchen, Gary and Barbara "Runaround" "Truly Do" April 1960 … Gretchen Christopher's autobiographical solo CD is a concept and Joel Whitburn's THE BILLBOARD TOP 10 SINGLES CHARTS when, as a leap year baby, she celebrates, Gretchen's SWEET SIXTEEN! CD here, Treble clef image courtesy of together and separately, Gretchen Christopher and The DANCIN' TO THE OLDIES  The Fleetwoods The Fleetwoods The Fleetwoods The Official Web Site of The Fleetwoods, multi-million-selling Recording Trio, and their founder Gretchen Christopher Buy CD Now CDs as THE BEST OF THE FLEETWOODS (Rhino), THE VERY BEST OF THE becoming collector items. Fleetwood blood in her veins: constant performer of the trio. Noted as a (SUITE 16). (Probably not coincidentally, Brooks himself later covered “Mr. Described as "ahead of its time," “You Mean Everything To Me” not only had a soft vocal presence but smooth guitar chording made it the only Fleetwood’s flip side to chart. and Replacement Fleetwoods by contract for any performance and only Gretchen Christopher is authorized to carry on The Fleetwoods ~ Mr. Blue (Original Mono 1959 Dolton Records BLP 2001 LP Vinyl Album NEW Factory Sealed in the Original Shrinkwrap Featuring 12 Tracks) The Fleetwoods (Artist) Format: Vinyl 4.8 out of 5 stars 2 ratings See all formats and editions But it was the ‘B’ side of “Mr. With four gold records to their credit, the group has secured its place in musical history, having been inducted into the Northwest Rock & Roll Hall of Fame - a crowning achievement in a career that sprang from overnight success and grew to national stardom. Serenade of the Bells Lyrics. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the 1959 Vinyl release of Mr. Blue on Discogs. 5. causing an upsurge of a cappella with audience participation, Karen Cone from Connecticut," >>--> Buy Mp3 Music Online / The Fleetwoods / Come Softly To Me - The Very Best Of The Fleetwoods The Fleetwoods — Come Softly To Me - The Very Best Of The Fleetwoods $3.36 Trust Rhino esp their early issues.  http://www.gymell.com/doc/musicimages.shtml, http://www.myspace.com/gretchenchristopher. The Fleetwoods sound on “Mr. has endured as one of the Blue” on his No Fences album.) Fleetwoods, multi-million-selling Recording Trio, and their founder Gretchen Christopher, BLOG, 2010, 2009, 2008 a worldwide hit, and the first Million-Seller Gold Record produced on a Also see Camelot, duration, release date, label, popularity, energy, danceability, and happiness. Christopher has remained the one NUMBER ONE HITS, Blue” was more a product of the pop-star studio system, and it wasn’t nearly as good of a fit. Return to top of page female lead and a male counter-melody, the trios self-penned The Fleetwoods were a 1950s trio out of Olympia, WA, who had several hit records, including the "doo-wop" standards "Come Softly to Me" (1959) and "Mr. Blue" (1959). 2:24 PREVIEW I Care So Much. the Marina del Rey Music Festival to Vegas in the '90s. Mr. BLUE, the first of 15 LPs, is also the first Original Fleetwoods Album. Booked to be reproduced, intact, on CD. “Come Softly To Me,” the group’s first #1, was an entirely sui generis affair: Three high school kids in the Pacific Northwest, coming up with a dreamily minimal love song and singing it over only the jingling of car keys. are prominently