Smoke Gets in Your Eyes by The Platters was a UK number 1 hit on Friday, March 20, 1959 spending 1 week(s) at the top of the UK charts. This was written in 1933 for the musical Roberta, starring Bob Hope. The lyrics were written by Otto Harbach and the music by Jerome Kern. This version by The Platters is on the Hearts in Atlantis soundtrack. Nu Colours recorded a version that is featured on the Four Weddings And A Funeral soundtrack, and this song also appeared in the film Always by Stephen Spielberg. Although The Platters recording has become the definitive version, recordings have been made by Artie Shaw (1941), Harry Belafonte (1950), Sarah Vaughan, and others. This was used in the finale to the 1995 season of the British drama serial London's Burning, which led to cast member John Alford scoring a UK hit with it in February 1996.
Who sang Smoke Gets in Your Eyes?
Smoke Gets in Your Eyes was performed by The Platters
What year did Smoke Gets in Your Eyes get to the UK number 1 spot?
Smoke Gets in Your Eyes first became a UK number 1 on Friday, March 20, 1959
How long was Smoke Gets in Your Eyes at number 1 in the UK?
Smoke Gets in Your Eyes spent 1 week(s) at number 1 in the UK.