The Best of Connie Smith, Vol. 2

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The Best of Connie Smith, Vol. 2
Greatest hits album by Connie Smith
Released March 1970
Genre Country
Label RCA Victor
Producer Bob Ferguson
Connie Smith chronology
Sunday Morning with Nat Stuckey & Connie Smith
(1970)
The Best of Connie Smith, Vol. 2
(1970)
I Never Once Stopped Loving You
(1970)
Singles from The Best of Connie Smith, Vol. 2
  1. "You and Your Sweet Love"
    Released: October 1969

The Best of Connie Smith, Vol. 2 is the second compilation album by American country music artist, Connie Smith. The album was released in March 1970 on RCA Victor Records and was produced by Bob Ferguson. The album contained Smith's major hits between 1967 and 1970, and included two new tracks, "You and Your Sweet Love", which was released as a single, and "Only For Me", which was not.

Background[edit]

The Best of Connie Smith contained ten tracks, nine of which were previously recorded by Connie Smith. The album included Smith's major hit singles back to 1967, including "Burning a Hole in My Mind," "Baby's Back Again," "Run Away Little Tears," and "Ribbon of Darkness". The album also included previous album tracks that were never single releases: "How Great Thou Art," "Don't Feel Sorry for Me," and "Seatlle".[1] It was originally issued on a 12-inch LP album, with five songs on each side of the record. The album has not been reissued since its original release on vinyl.

Release[edit]

The Best of Connie Smith, Vol. 2 included one new track, "You and Your Sweet Love." The song was released as a single in October 1969, and became a Top 10 hit, peaking at #6 on the Billboard Magazine Hot Country Songs chart. In addition, the album itself also reached a peak position. The album reached a peak of #26 on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart upon its official release in March 1970.[2]

Track listing[edit]

Side one[edit]

  1. "Ribbon of Darkness" – (Gordon Lightfoot)
  2. "Cry, Cry, Cry" – (Shirley Wood)
  3. "Burning a Hole in My Mind" – (Cy Coben)
  4. "Baby's Back Again" – (Betty Jean Robinson)
  5. "How Great Thou Art" – (Stuart K. Hine)

Side two[edit]

  1. "You and Your Sweet Love" – (Bill Anderson)
  2. "Seattle" – (Jack Keller, Hugo Montenegro, Ernie Sheldon)
  3. "Run Away Little Tears" – (Dallas Frazier)
  4. "Only for Me" – (Liz Anderson)
  5. "Don't Feel Sorry for Me" – (Ted Harris)

Sales chart positions[edit]

Albums
Chart (1970) Peak
position
U.S. Top Country Albums 26
Singles
Year Song Chart positions
US Country
1969 "You and Your Sweet Love" 6

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Best Vol. 2 > Overview". allmusic. Retrieved 2009-08-11. 
  2. ^ "Charts & awards". allmusic. Retrieved 2009-08-11.