Remembering Scott Walker - His Ten Biggest Hits in the U.S. and the U.K.

The enigmatic Scott Walker, whose career ranged from 60's hitmaker with the Walker Brothers to one of the more experimental artists in music during his late career, died on Monday (March 25, 2019) at the age of 76.

Born Noel Engel in Hamilton, OH, he started out as a cohort of singer Eddie Fisher, appearing on his TV show a number of times.

In 1961, he met John Maus, already known as John Walker, and the two formed a group that, at first, backed Maus' sister but later toured under the Surfaris name although the group's records were recorded by a different band. Three years later, they started working as The Walker Brothers.

The duo had two top twenty hits in the U.S. but it was in England where their star really shined, with seven top twenties and two number ones.

After the breakup of The Walker Brothers in 1967, Scott went on to a successful solo career, scoring two more top twenties in the U.K. along with four straight top ten albums. A mid-70's Walker Brothers reunion was followed by a long series of new solo releases that ranged across a wide variety of styles including some of his own invention.

The following are Walker's ten biggest hits in the U.S. and the U.K.:

10. Jackie - Scott Walker (1967 / #22 U.K.)


9. Love Her - Walker Brothers (1965 / #20 U.K.)


8. Lights of Cincinnati - Scott Walker (1969 / #13 U.K.)


7. (Baby) You Don't Have to Tell Me - Walker Brothers (1966 / #13 U.K.)


6. Another Tear Falls - Walker Brothers (1966 / #12 U.K.)


5. No Regrets - Walker Brothers (1975 / #7 U.K.)


4. Joanna - Scott Walker (1968 / #7 U.K.)


3. My Ship is Coming In - Walker Brothers (1965 / #3 U.K. / #63 U.S.)


2. Make It Easy On Yourself - Walker Brothers (1965 / #1 U.K. / #16 U.S.)


1. The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine Anymore - Walker Brothers (1966 / #1 U.K. / #13 U.S.)


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