Shelly Fabares sang Johnny Angel to the top of the charts today in 1962

April 7, 2018

Eighteen year old Shelly Fabares

who was currently appearing as Mary Stone on TV's The Donna Reed Show

had the number one song in the US with Johnny Angel on April 7th of 1962

Johnny Angel was written and composed by Lyn Duddy and Lee Pockris

 

Shelly Fabares was accompanied by 

~ Glen Campbell on guitar

~ Hal Blaine on drums

~ Darlene Love And The Blossoms on backup vocals 

Johnny Angel Reception

 

~ number one on the Billboard Hot 100 

~ number one hit on the Top 100 Best Sellers Chart

~ number one in both Canada and in New Zealand 

~ number 41 on the UK Singles chart

~ sold over one-million copies and was awarded a gold disc

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