Top Songs of 1963; #22

The next song to hit the top of the record charts in 1963 was “I’m Leaving It All Up to You” by Dale and Grace. The song was written by Donald Harris and Dewey Terry who issued a record of the song in 1957.

Robert Dale Houston and Grace Broussard had both had been singing for several years in clubs around Baton Rogue when they were introduced by record executive Sam Montel. “I’m Leaving It All Up to You” was their first recording together. The only other hit by the duo was “Stop and Think It Over” reached #8 in 1964. They broke up in 1965. Dale died in 2007.

The song was the top song on the Cash Box chart for only the week of Nov. 17 – 23. It was the number one song on the Billboard Hot 100 chart for 2 weeks (Nov. 17 – 30).