RECORD RELEASED ON THIS DAY IN 1959

santo and johnny 1

sleep walk 45

The instrumental "Sleep Walk" was recorded at Trinity Music in Manhattan,
New York City, New York. It entered Billboard‘s Top 40 on August 17, 1959
and rose to the number-one position for two weeks in September (the 21st
and the 28th) and remained in the Top 40 until November 9. "Sleep Walk"
also reached number four on the R&B chart. It was the last instrumental to
hit number one in the 1950s and earned Santo & Johnny a gold record.

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