Chart Position: 8

  • Written by Harry Noble
  • Originally recorded by Karen Chandler (1952)
  • This song is paid homage to by U2 in ‘Hold Me Thrill Me Kiss Me Kill Me’ (1995)
  • This is Mel Carter’s biggest hit single
  • Also recorded by Orioles (1953), Jimmy Young (1953), Gerry Brereton (1953), Alma Cogan (1953), Claire Hogan (1959), Connie Francis (1959), Brook Benton (1959), Emile Ford & Big Six (1963), Lawrence Welk & His Orchestra (1965), Frank Ifield (1965), Johnny Mann Singers (1965), Dick & Dee Dee (1966), Jim Edward Brown (1966), George Hamilton (1966), Shirley Bassey (1969), Donny and Marie (1976), Bobby Vinton (1977), Johnny Mathis (1977), Jody Miller (1978), Ronnie McDowell (1991), Gloria Estefan (1994), Linda Purl (1994), Wendy Zoffer (2003), Marvelous Wonderettes (2008), Isabel Rose (2010) and many others

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