";s:4:"text";s:2594:"Cadence's founder, Archie Bleyer, was the orchestra conductor on the recording and provided a rhythmic beat on the recording, using his knees. Through the lyrics, the quartet describes how lonely their waking life is and pleads for “Mr. , In January 1955, a version by Max Bygraves reached No. 1 on the Cash Box Top 50, in a tandem ranking of the versions by the Chordettes, the Four Aces, Buddy Morrow, Vaughn Monroe, Les Elgart, the Lancers, and the Song Singers, with the Chordettes and the Four Aces' versions marked as bestsellers. Mr Sandman, someone to hold (someone to hold) Would be so peachy before we're too old. : Great Pop Cover Songs and Their Original Artists, The Billboard Music Popularity Charts - Popular Records, 1955's Top Pop Records as Voted in the Cash Box Poll, Recordings by 'The Four Aces (Jack Pleis Orch)', Chet Atkins: The Greatest Songs of Mister Guitar, Chet Atkins Remembered as a 'Country Gentleman', The Billboard Music Popularity Charts - Country & Western Records, Adult Contemporary - Bert Kaempfert and His Orchestra Mister Sandman Chart History, Hot 100 - Emmylou Harris Mister Sandman Chart History, Hot Country Songs - Emmylou Harris Mister Sandman Chart History, Max Bygraves - Full Official Chart History, Dickie Valentine - Full Official Chart History, Hot Country Songs - Tommy O'Day Mr. Sandman Chart History, "Review of Blind Guardian version on Encyclopaedia Metallum", https://www.allmusic.com/song/mr-sandman-mt0054350218, http://atwoodmagazine.com/mr-sandman-syml-premiere/, The Very Best of Emmylou Harris: Heartaches & Highways, Nilus the Sandman: The Boy Who Dreamed Christmas, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Mr._Sandman&oldid=986291467, Song recordings produced by Brian Ahern (producer), Song recordings produced by Stephen H. Sholes, Wikipedia articles with MusicBrainz release group identifiers, Wikipedia articles with MusicBrainz work identifiers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 30 October 2020, at 23:10. Definitions.net. Even though there are a few chordophones, none of them play chords. 96 on Billboard's Hot Country Singles chart. The grit or "sleep" (rheum) in one's eyes upon waking is the supposed result of the Sandman's work the previous night.