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  • Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head

    Sue Rogers posted on April 04, 2014 21:34

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    "Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head" is a song written by Hal David and Burt Bacharach for the 1969 film Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid. It won an Academy Award for Best Original Song. David and Bacharach also won Best Original Score. The film version featured a separate vaudeville-style instrumental break in double time while Paul Newman performed bicycle stunts.

    The single by B. J. Thomas reached No. 1 on charts in the United States, Canada, Norway and reached No. 38 in the UK Singles Chart. It topped the Billboard Hot 100 for four weeks in January 1970 and was also the first American No. 1 hit of the 1970s. The song also spent seven weeks atop the Billboard adult contemporary chart. Billboard ranked it as the No. 4 song of 1970.

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    A video for this song:

    BJ Thomas on the Ed Sullivan Show January 25, 1970.
    Posted in: Individual Songs, April 2014 - Spring! Everything old is new again!, July 2015 - Ed Sullivan (0 Comments)

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