Running Bear

Running Bear by Johnny Preston was a UK number 1 hit on Thursday, March 17, 1960 spending 2 week(s) at the top of the UK charts. This song was released about 6 months later, as it was delayed by legal constraints due to Richardson's death in the plane crash. The Cajun musician friend Johnny Preston, who originally was unsure about the song but was eventually persuaded to cut it. Preston became a Rockabilly star and followed "Running Bear" with the #7 "Cradle of Love."

Running Bear FAQs

Who sang Running Bear?

Running Bear was performed by Johnny Preston

What year did Running Bear get to the UK number 1 spot?

Running Bear first became a UK number 1 on Thursday, March 17, 1960

How long was Running Bear at number 1 in the UK?

Running Bear spent 2 week(s) at number 1 in the UK.