#1 Hits by Duos, 1957-1989

10/14/1957 – The Everly Brothers, “Wake Up Little Susie”

5/12/1958 – The Everly Brothers, “All I Have to Do Is Dream”

8/25/1958 – The Everly Brothers, “Bird Dog”

9/21/1959 – Santo and Johnny, “Sleep Walk” (instrumental)


5/23/1960 – The Everly Brothers, “Cathy’s Clown”

2/09/1963 – Paul and Paula, “Hey Paula”

7/20/1963 – Jan and Dean, “Surf City”

11/16/1963 – Nino Tempo and April Steverns, “Deep Purple”

11/23/1963 – Dale and Grace, “I’m Leaving It Up To You”

6/27/1964 – Peter and Gordon, “A World Without Love”

2/6/1965 – The Righteous Brothers, “You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin’”

8/14/1965 – Sonny and Cher, “I Got You Babe”

1/1/1966 – Simon and Garfunkel, “Sounds of Silence”

4/9/1966 – The Righteous Brothers, “(You’re My) Soul and Inspiration”

4/15/`967 – Nancy Sinatra and Frank Sinatra, “Somethin’ Stupid”

6/1/1968 – Simon and Garfunkel, “Mrs. Robinson”

7/12/1969 – Zager and Evans, “In the Year 2525 (Exordium & Terminus)”


2/28/1970 – Simon and Garfunkel, “Bridge Over Troubled Water”

7/25/1970 – Carpenters, “(They Long to Be) Close to You”

9/4/1971 – Paul and Linda McCartney, “Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey”

12/1/1973 – Carpenters, “Top of the World”

1/25/1975 – Carpenters, “Please Mr. Postman”

6/21/1975 – The Captain and Tenille, “Love Will Keep Us Together”

5/1/1976 – Bellamy Brothers, “Let Your Love Flow”

8/7/1976 – Elton John and Kiki Dee, “Don’t Go Breaking My Heart”

1/8/1977 – Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis, Jr., “You Don’t Have to Be a Start (To Be in My Show)

3/26/1977 – Daryl Hall and John Oates, “Rich Girl”

6/3/1978 – Johnny Mathis and Deniece Williams, “Too Much, Too Little, Too Late”

6/10/1978 – John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John, “You’re the One that I Want”

12/2/1978 – Barbra Streisand and Neil Diamond, “You Don’t Bring Me Flowers”

11/24/1979 – Barbra Streisand and Donna Summer, “No More Tears (Enough Is Enough)”


2/16/1980 – The Captain and Tenille, “Do That to Me One More Time”

4/11/1981 – Daryl Hall and John Oates, “Kiss on My List”

7/25/1981 – Air Supply, “The One That You Love”

8/15/1981 – Diana Ross and Lionel Richie, “Endless Love”

11/7/1981 – Daryl Hall and John Oates, “Private Eyes”

1/30/1982 – Daryl Hall and John Oates, “I Can’t Go for That (No Can Do)”

5/15/1982 – Paul McCartney and Stevie Wonder, “Ebony and Ivory”

11/6/1982 – Joe Cocker and Jennifer Warnes, “Up Where We Belong”

12/18/1982 – Daryl Hall and John Oates, “Maneater”

2/19/1983 – Patti Austin with James Ingram, “Baby, Come to Me”

9/3/1983 – Eurythmics, “Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)”

10/29/1983 – Kenny Rogers with Dolly Parton, “Islands in the Stream”

12/10/1983 – Paul McCartney and Michael Jackson, “Say Say Say”

11/17/1984 – Wham!, “Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go”

12/8/1984 – Daryl Hall and John Oates, “Out of Touch”

2/16/1985 – Wham! Featuring George Michael, “Careless Whisper”

5/25/1985 – Wham!, “Everything She Wants”

6/8/1985 – Tears for Fears, “Everybody Wants to Rule the World”

8/3/1985 – Tears for Fears, “Shout”

11/30/1985 – Phil Collins and Marilyn Martin

5/10/1986 – Pet Shop Boys, “West End Girls”

6/14/1986 – Patti LaBelle and Michael McDonald, “On My Own”

12/6/1986 – Peter Cetera with Amy Grant, “The Next Time I Fall”

4/18/1987 – Aretha Franklin and George Michael, “I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me)”

11/28/1987 – Bill Medley and Jennifer Warnes, “(I’ve Had) The Time of My Life”

4/8/1989 – Roxette, “The Look”

7/1/1989 – Milli Vanilli, “Baby Don’t Forget My Number”

9/23/1989 – Milli Vanilli, “Girl I’m Gonna Miss You”

11/1/1989 – Roxette, “Listen to Your Heart”

11/25/1989 – Milli Vanilli, “Blame It on the Rain”



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