Charting the Charts: Chuck Mangione – Fun and Games (1980)

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Here’s a look at how the Chuck Mangione album Fun and Games fared on various charts:

1980
Date Billboard Jazz (50) Billboard 200 Cash Box 200 Cash Box Jazz (40)
Feb 23 23 66 62 15
March 1 2 29 15 7
March 8 2 10 10 3
March 15 1 8 10 1
March 22 1 8 9 1
March 29 2 8 9 1
April 5 2 8 12 1
April 12 3 14 15 1
April 19 3 19 18 1
April 26 4 28 21 1
May 3 4 30 25 4
May 10 5 38 37 5
May 17 5 54 43 5
May 24 5 75 52 4
May 31 9 82 71 4
June 7 11 83 77 9
June 14 11 103 89 11
June 21 12 153 146 11
June 28 13 159 161 12
July 5 23 170 167 16
July 12 25 186 195 18
July 19 25 199 20
July 26 28 200 24
Aug 2 28 28
Aug 9 29 33
Aug 16 29 33
Aug 23 35 34
Aug 30 35 35
Sept 6 33 38
Sept 13 32 38
Sept 20 33 38
Sept 27 33 39
Oct 4 41 39
Oct 11 43 40

REVIEWS:

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Billboard, February 16, 1980, p. 91

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Cash Box, February 9. 1980, p. 15


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Charting the Charts: Grover Washington, Jr – A Secret Place (1976)

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Here’s a look at how the Grover Washington, Jr. album A Secret Place fared on various charts (chart peaks in bold):

1977 Billboard Cash Box Record World*
Date 200 Jazz Soul 200 Jazz R&B 200 Jazz R&B
Jan 1 31
Jan 8 45 159 9 59 109
Jan 15 121 10 37 109 2 50 72 3 18
Jan 22 71 15 87 2 36 60
Jan 29 51 1 11 73 1 19 54 1 13
Feb 5 41 9 65 1 17 49 1 12
Feb 12 39 1 7 58 1 16 44 1 12
Feb 19 36 7 54 2 14 40 2 11
Feb 26 33 2 12 51 2 13 45
Mar 5 31 12 48 2 12 65 2 11
Mar 12 31 2 12 63 2 14 67 3 17
Mar 19 42 12 71 2 14 71 3 24
Mar 26 39 2 15 76 3 20 81 3
Apr 2 55 15 76 3 28 130 4
Apr 9 132 2 17 119 3 43
Apr 16 132 48 122 4 50 166
Apr 23 178 4 48 148 7 62
Apr 30 195 173 8 71
May 7 9
May 14 7 10 18
May 21 11 22
May 28 11 10 33
Jun 4 10 35
Jun 11 12 12
Jun 18 20
Jun 25 12 23
Jul 2 29
Jul 9 34
1977 Billboard Cash Box Record World*
*Record World chart data incomplete, will update as information becomes available

Charting the Charts: Maynard Ferguson – Conquistador (1977)

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Here’s a look at how the Maynard Ferguson album Conquistador fared on various charts:

1977
Date Billboard Jazz (40) Billboard 200 Cash Box 200 Cash Box Jazz (40)
April 2 159 157 17
April 9 18 121 127 8
April 16 110 107 6
April 23 3 91 87 5
April 30 81 81 5
May 7 70 75 6
May 14 6 49 69 6
May 21 40 62 6
May 28 2 37 57 5
June 4 29 52 6
June 11 1 26 49 7
June 18 24 47 6
June 25 3 22 45 7
July 2 22 47 7
July 9 9 45 56 6
July 16 45 67 15
July 23 7 68 80 16
July 30 68 98 17
Aug 6 * 64 102 16
Aug 13 62 121 22
Aug 20 6 62 160 23
Aug 27 58 174 28
Sept 3 78 30
Sept 10 14 103
Sept 17 103
Sept 24 15 195
Oct 1
Oct 8 15*

*In 1977, Billboard published a top 40 Jazz Albums list in the 2nd and 4th issue of every month but one: for some reason, charts were not published in the August 13 and August 27 issues. Instead, one chart was printed that month in the August 20 issue. Also, the October 8 chart was simply a reprint of the previous list of September 24.


REVIEWS:

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Billboard, March 26, 1977, p. 78

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Down Beat, July 14, 1977, p. 42


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Charting the Charts: Tom Scott – Apple Juice (1981)

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Here’s a look at how the Tom Scott album Apple Juice fared in various publications:

1981
Date Billboard Jazz (50) Billboard 200 Cash Box 200 Cash Box Jazz (30)
July 11 34 161 173 23
July 18 20 147 151 15
July 25 10 127 138 10
Aug 1 10 125 128 10
Aug 8 9 123 125 10
Aug 15 9 143 122 9
Aug 22 7 131 122 8
Aug 29 11 131 138 8
Sept 5 10 125 7
Sept 12 17 168 7
Sept 19 17 200 7
Sept 26 13 9
Oct 3  12 12
Oct 10 11 11
Oct 17 12 10
Oct 24 20 15
Oct 31 18 20
Nov 7 18 19
Nov 14 21 19
Nov 21 21 27
Nov 28 24 28
Dec 5 24 26
Dec 12 27
Dec 19 35
Dec 26 34
1982
Date Billboard Jazz (50) Billboard 200 Cashbox 200 Cash Box Jazz (30)
Jan 9 34
Jan 16 32
Jan 23 31
Jan 30 27
Feb 6 43

REVIEWS:

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DownBeat, January 1982, pp. 34-35

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Billboard, June 27, 1981, p. 70

Charting the Charts: Ramsey Lewis – Tequila Mockingbird (1977)

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Here’s a look at how the Ramsey Lewis album Tequila Mockingbird fared in various publications:

1977-78
Date Billboard Jazz (40) Billboard 200 Cashbox 200
Dec 24 15  150
Dec 31 191
Jan 7 122 186
Jan 14 9 116 179
Jan 21 114 170
Jan 28 5 111 166
Feb 4 111 161
Feb 11 3 183 154
Feb 18 183 148
Feb 25 6 148
Mar 11 6
Mar 25  11
Apr 8  12
Apr 22 20
May 13  25
May 27 40

 


REVIEWS:

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Rolling Stone Jazz & Blues Album Guide: ★★★
Virgin Encyclopedia of Jazz: ★★★

Charting the Charts:Spyro Gyra – Incognito (1982)

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Here’s a look at how Spyro Gyra’s album Incognito fared in various publications:

 

1982
Date Billboard
Jazz (50)
Billboard 200 Cash Box 200 Cash Box
Jazz (30)
Radio &
Records Jazz
(30)
Rolling Stone 100
Oct 16 138 18 21
Oct 23 18 73 119 8 12
Oct 30 61 103 1 6
Nov 6 3 51 81 1 5
Nov 13 48 69 1 1
Nov 20 3 46 64 2 1 66
Nov 27 46 63 2 1
Dec 4 3 56 61 2 2 56
Dec 11 69 88 2 2
Dec 18 3 80 107 5 2 56
Dec 25 80 112 5 2
1983
Jan 1 80 112 2 2 63
Jan 8 2 94 112 5 3
Jan 15 94 125 3 3 63
Jan 22 2 109 129 3 4
Jan 29 109 136 3 5 66
Feb 5 2 117 158 4 5
Feb 12 133 167 5 5
Feb 19 3 148 187 4 9
Feb 26 148 199 5 9
Mar 5 3 148 6 9
Mar 12 146 7 9
Mar 19 3 146 7 9
Mar 26 184 8 13
Apr 2 3 13 23
Apr 9 18
Apr 16 10 17
Apr 23 21
Apr 30 11 23
May 7 24
May 14 17 24
May 21 22
May 28 12 27
June 4 29
June 11 12 26
June 18 25
June 25 22 25
July 2 24
July 9 40 28
July 16 30
July 23 38 29
July 30
Aug 6 32
Aug 13
Aug 20 29
Aug 27
Sept 3 29
Sept 10
Sept 17 41
Sept 24
Oct 1 40
Oct 8
Oct 15 44

REVIEWS:

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Billboard, October 9, 1982

Rolling Stone Jazz & Blues Album Guide: ★½
Virgin Encyclopedia of Jazz: ★★

Charting the Charts: Heart to Heart by David Sanborn

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Here’s a look at how David Sanborn’s album Heart to Heart fared on the various Billboard and Cash Box charts:

1978      
Date Billboard
200
Cash Box
200
Billboard
Jazz (50)
Cash Box
Jazz (40)
June 3 175 30
June 10 165 23 23
June 17 155 174 23 18
June 24 151 155 17 16
July 1 159 150  17 14
July 8 193 148 18 14
July 15 147  20 16
July 22 163  20 19
July 29 199  16 21
Aug 5  19 25
Aug 12  21 29
Aug 19  28 30
Aug 26  33 31
Sept 2  33 33
Sept 9  36 34
Sept 16  37
Sept 23  40
Sept 30  41
Oct 7  47
Oct 14  50