Among My Souvenirs

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"Among My Souvenirs"
Single by Connie Francis
from the album More Greatest Hits
B-side "God Bless America"
Released November 1959
Genre Pop
Length 2:28
Label MGM Records 12841
Writer(s) Edgar Leslie, Lawrence Wright
Connie Francis singles chronology
"You're Gonna Miss Me"
(1959)
"Among My Souvenirs"
(1959)
"Mama"
(1960)

"Among My Souvenirs" is a 1927 song with words by Edgar Leslie and music by Lawrence Wright.[1]

Original version[edit]

"Among My Souvenirs" was first a number one hit for Paul Whiteman in 1928. Whiteman's recording was recorded November 22, 1927 and released by Victor Records as catalog number 35877A.[2]

Other charting versions[edit]

  • In 1959, Connie Francis recorded the song peaking at number seven on the Hot 100.[3] The Connie Francis version also peaked at number ten on the R&B charts.[4] In the United Kingdom, the song reached #11.[5] Her version was arranged by Ray Ellis.[6]
  • In 1976, Marty Robbins had his 16th and last number one on the country charts with his version of the song.[7]

Additional versions[edit]

Over the years, the song has been covered by many artists including:

References[edit]

Preceded by
"You and Me" by Tammy Wynette
Billboard Hot Country Singles
number one single by Marty Robbins

October 30, 1976
Succeeded by
"Cherokee Maiden" by Merle Haggard