CHART ENTRY ON THIS DATE IN 1958

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"To Know Him Is To Love Him" by The Teddy Bears entered the Billboard Hot 100 
at #88. Lead singer Annette Kleinbard was backed by Phil Spector on guitar, and
Marshall Leib on bass with a last minute addition of Sandy Nelson on drums.The
recording session reportedly lasted only 20 minutes at a cost of just $75.The song reached #1 in early December and sold over 1.4 million copies. Phil Spector wrote
“To Know Him Is To Love Him”, inspired by words on his father’s tombstone.

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Phil Spector

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