Up on the roof was Gary Sherman in an adaptation of a hit for The Drifters. 20 weeks they finished in fifth place in the Billboard Hot 100 with a fourth place in the affiliated R & B-list of that same sheet. The United Kingdom hit, because there were not chalked it up as two covers released. Netherlands and Belgium still had no official music chart.
One of the artists that the Drifters had in England was Kenny Lynch. He brought it in a package by Harry Robinson, also from late 1962. He graduated there in twelve weeks the tenth place in the United Kingdom. He had the advantage that his album of the same title that year and opened with this song.
Kenny Lynch was followed closely by Julie Grant. They took it on in an adaptation of Tony Hatch. She was actually for sale too late, because they took out three weeks listing in the British list; It led to a 33rd place.
Robson Green and Jerome Flynn In 1995 had a number one hit in the United Kingdom. It was 14 weeks in the listings. It is the second of the three number-one hits that the combination took out. This version also had some success in Netherlands. In the forerunner Single Top 100 took it three weeks.