Australian singles chart:
Que Sera Sera entered the Kent charts on 11 September 1965 and was a #1 hit. It was also the #1 song on the Top 100 of 1965.
The song is on Normie Rowe Á Go-Go which entered the Kent album charts on 4 December 1965 and peaked at #3.
Ray Evans, Jay Livingston
Record label of Australian release:
Que Sera, Sera (Whatever Will Be, Will Be) was written by the team of Jay Livingston and Ray Evans and was first published in 1955. It first appeared on the charts in 1956 after Doris Day performed it in the Alfred Hitchcock film The Man Who Knew Too Much.
The song was the was the biggest hit of Normie Rowe’s career, the biggest hit of 1965 and is reputed to be the biggest-selling Australian single of the whole 1960s.
Read more: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Que_Sera,Sera(Whatever_Will_Be,_Will_Be)
Melbourne singer Normie Rowe became Australia’s top teen idol of the late 60s and the star of Ivan Dayman’s Sunshine label. He had a string of hits in Australia from 1965, recorded four singles in London, toured Britain and America, and even inspired a tribute song, Norman-Normie. After he was conscripted to serve in Vietnam he never regained his earlier ‘King of Pop’ status, but he re-established himself as a respected performer.
Read more: www.poparchives.com.au/200/normie-rowe-the-playboys/que-sera-sera
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