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Herb Alpert (born March 31, 1935) was the founder and frontman for the instrumental group The Tijuana Brass. Yet his most notable achievment on the Billboard charts was as a solo artist. He is the only artist to hit #1 on a vocal track "This Guy's In Love With You" and an instrumental, "Rise". "Rise" was also sampled in the 1997 rap song "Hypnotize" by the late rapper Notorious B.I.G.Read More...
Alpert's musical accomplishments include five number one hits, twenty-eight albums on the Billboard charts, eight Grammy Awards, fourteen Platinum albums and fifteen Gold albums. As of 1996, Alpert had sold 72 million albums worldwide.
He was also the founder, along with Jerry Moss, of the legendary, artist-oriented record label, A&M Records.
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- Rise - 107,231 plays
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- This Guy's in Love With You - 59,692 plays
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- Spanish Flea - 27,064 plays
- Diamonds - 13,883 plays
- 1980 - 12,253 plays
- Keep Your Eye on Me - 10,903 plays
- Tijuana Taxi - 17,207 plays