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The Royal Guardsmen are often thought of as a one-hit wonder for their classic novelty hit “Snoopy vs. The Red Baron.”  But from 1966 through 1969, they had a total of eight songs hit the Billboard Hot 100 charts, with three of them entering the Top 40.  Here is The Royal Guardsmen singles discography.

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Royal Guardsmen Singles Discography

Songwriting

Gernhard – Phil Gernhard
Holler – Dick Holler
Nunley – Chris Nunley
Richards – Tom Richards
Taylor – Billy Taylor
Winslow – Barry Winslow

Laurie LR-3359
Oct. 1966
Produced by Phil Gernhard
A.  Baby Let’s Wait – 2:33 – Pam Sawyer, Lori Burton
B.  Leaving Me – 2:56 – Winslow

Laurie LR 3366
Billboard Hot 100:  entry – 17 Dec. 1966, peak – 2, stay – 12 weeks
Produced by Phil Gernhard
A.  Snoopy Vs. The Red Baron – 2:43 – Gernhard, Holler
B.  I Needed You – 2:07 – Winslow, Nunley

Laurie LR 3379
Billboard Hot 100:  entry – 25 Feb. 1967, peak – 15, stay – 7 weeks
Produced by Gerhard Enterprises
A.  The Return Of The Red Baron – 2:40 – James McCullough, Gernhard, John McCullough
B.  Sweatmeats Slide – 2:10 – Winslow, John Burdett, Richards, Nunley, Taylor, Bill Balough

Laurie 3391
Billboard Hot 100:  entry – 17 Jun. 1967, peak – 46, stay – 6 weeks
Produced by Gernhard Enterprises
A.  Airplane Song (My Airplane) – 2:40 – Michael Murphy, Owens Castleman
B.  Om – 2:45 – Richards, Taylor

Laurie LR-3397
Billboard Hot 100:  entry – 9 Sep. 1967, peak – 97, stay – 2 weeks
Produced by Gernhard Enterprises
A.  Any Wednesday – 2:08 – B. Masona (aka Charlie Souza)
B.  So Right (To Be In Love) – 2:20 – Taylor, Winslow
Note:  Some issues show the A-side title as simply Wednesday

Laurie 3416
Nov. 1967
Produced by Gernhard Enterprises
A.  Snoopy’s Christmas – 3:10 – George David Weiss, Hugo Peretti, Luigi Creatore
B.  It Kinda Looks Like Christmas – 2:12 – Holler

Laurie LR-3428
Billboard Hot 100:  entry – 17 Feb. 1968, peak – 72, stay – 4 weeks
Produced by Gernhard Enterprises
A.  I Say Love – 2:14 – Winslow, Taylor
B.  I’m Not Gonna Stay – 2:00 – Alice Heller

Laurie 3451
Billboard Hot 100:  entry – 13 Jul. 1968, peak – 85, stay – 2 weeks
Produced by Gernhard Enterprises
A.  Snoopy For President – 2:37 – Holler, Arnold Shapiro, Gernhard
B.  Down Behind The Lines – 3:27 – Holler
Note:  There are two versions of the A-side, one with a spoken German passage that begins the track, making the time 2:49, and one without.

Laurie LR-3461
Billboard Hot 100:  B-side entry – 16 Nov. 1968, peak – 35, stay – 13 weeks
Produced by Gernhard Enterprises
A.  Biplane “Evermore” – 3:18 – Marty Cooper
B.  Baby Let’s Wait – 2:33 – Pam Sawyer, Lori Burton
Note:  Baby Let’s Wait moved to the A-side and paired with a different song on the following release; the catalog number was kept the same, but with “A” added to signify a second release.

Laurie LR 3461A
Produced by Phil Gernhard (A-side), Gernhard Enterprises (B-side)
A.  Baby Let’s Wait – 2:33 – Pam Sawyer, Lori Burton
B.  So Right (To Be In Love) – 2:20 – Taylor, Winslow

Laurie LR-3494
Billboard Hot 100:  entry – 12 Apr. 1969, peak – 112, stay – 2 weeks
Produced by Gernhard Enterprises
A.  Mother Where’s Your Daughter – 3:42 – Holler
B.  Magic Window – 2:47 – Guardsmen

 

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Royal Guardsmen Singles Discography

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