SONGS THAT MADE IT BIG IN THE US

Tie Me Kangaroo Down Sport

Rolf Harris- Royal Albert Hall- Tie Me Kangaroo Down Sport

BY ROLF HARRIS

Was released in 1963 No. 3 on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart and spent three weeks in this chart.


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Georgy Girl

The Seekers - Georgy Girl

By The Seekers

The song was released in 1966 and In the United States, it proved to be the Seekers highest charting single, reaching no. 2 on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart.


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How Can You Can Mend Broken Heart

Bee Gees- How Can You Mend A Broken Heart

By the Bee Gees

The well known band the Bee Gees released this song in 1971 and reached #1 on Us Billboard Hot 100.


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I Am Woman

Helen Reddy - 'I Am Woman' (Live) 1975

By Helen Reddy

Released in 1972 was the first native of Australia to top the US charts and also to win a Grammy. America also declared 1975 International Woman's Year and the song was chosen as the theme song.

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Jessie's Girl

Jessie's Girl-Rick Springfield

By Rick Springfield

Upon its release in 1981 the song became an instant hit, reaching #1 on the US Billboard Hot 100 for two weeks, and later won Springfield a Grammy Award for Best Male Rock Vocal Performance.

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Down Under

Down Under - Men At Work (HQ Audio)

By Men At Work

Released in 1981 , the song charted in America some months later, finally hitting the top spot for four weeks in January and February 1983. In America the song entered the charts on 6 November 1982 at 79, taking 10 weeks to climb to #1.


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Physical

Olivia Newton-John - Physical

By Olivia Newton-John


Released in 1981 the song was an immediate success, shipping 2 million copies in the United States, being certified Platinum, and spending 10 weeks at number one on the US Billboard Hot 100, ultimately becoming Newton-John's biggest American hit. The song was nominated for the Grammy Award for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance and won the Billboard Award for Top Pop Single. "Physical" went on to become the biggest-selling single of the entire decade in the US.


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Truly Madly Deeply

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H6Dg1Ymji-Q

By Savage Garden

It was released in 1997 and the song was a major and sustained success in the U.S. beginning in 1997. Entering the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart at #26 on 6 December 1997, it peaked at #1 for two weeks in January 1998 and lingered for a full year on the chart.



Can't Get You Out Of My Head

Kylie Minogue - Can't Get You Out Of My Head (Music Video)

By Kylie Minogue

The song was released in 2001 and in the United States, the song peaked at number seven on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart and also reached #1 in theUS Hot Dance Club Songs Billboard.



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Somebody That I Used To Know

Gotye - Somebody That I Used To Know (feat. Kimbra) - official video

By Gotye ft. Kimbra

Released in 2012 the song was extremely successful, it reached number 1 in many charts in the US including:

US Billboard Hot 100

US Adult Pop Songs (Billboard)

US Alternative Songs (Billboard)

US Hot Dance Club Songs (Billboard)

US Pop Songs (Billboard)

US Rock Songs (Billboard)

It is still very well known and poplar today.