Instrumental No Lyrics
Sleep Walk an instrumental steel guitar-based song
recorded and released in 1959 by Santo & Johnny.The song was composed by brothers Santo and Johnny Farina. It was recorded at Trinity Music in Manhattan."Sleep Walk" entered Billboard's 'Top 40' on August 17th, 1959. It rose to the No. 1 position for two weeks in September (the 21st and the 28th) and remained in the 'Top 40' list until November 9th It was the last instrumental to hit #1 in the 1950's, and earned Santo & Johnny a gold record.
Santo & Johnny were an Italian-American rock and roll duo from Brooklyn, New York, comprising brothers Santo and Johnny Farina.
They are best known for their instrumental "Sleep Walk", which became a regional hit and eventually reached the top of the Billboard pop chart when it was released nationally in 1959.
At present, Santo is semi-retired and Johnny currently tours and records new material with his own band. Johnny is also the president of Aniraf, Inc., an international record company based in New York.