Vinton (album)

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Vinton
Studio album by Bobby Vinton
Released June 1969
Genre Pop
Label Epic
Producer Billy Sherrill
Bobby Vinton chronology
I Love How You Love Me
(1968)
Vinton
(1969)
Bobby Vinton's Greatest Hits of Love
(1969)

Vinton was Bobby Vinton's nineteenth studio album, released in 1969. Three singles came from the album: "To Know You Is to Love You", "The Days of Sand and Shovels" and "No Arms Can Ever Hold You".

Cover versions include Herb Alpert's hit "This Guy's in Love with You", "When I Fall in Love", Tammy Wynette's hit "Stand by Your Man", "It's a Sin to Tell a Lie", "Try a Little Tenderness" and the McGuire Sisters' hit "May You Always".

Track listing[edit]

Side 1
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "No Arms Can Ever Hold You"   Art Crafer, Jimmy Nebb 2:25
2. "This Guy's in Love With You"   Burt Bacharach, Hal David 3:07
3. "When I Fall in Love"   Edward Heyman, Victor Young 2:15
4. "To Know You Is to Love You"   Phil Spector 2:21
5. "Stand by Your Man"   Billy Sherrill, Tammy Wynette 2:35
6. "It's a Sin to Tell a Lie"   Billy Mayhew 2:26
Side 2
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "The Days of Sand and Shovels"   Doyle Marsh, George Reneau 3:42
2. "Try a Little Tenderness"   Harry M. Woods, Jimmy Campbell, Reginald Connelly 2:23
3. "Middle of the Night"   Bobby Vinton, Gene Allan 2:17
4. "Are You Sincere"   Wayne Walker 2:13
5. "May You Always"   Larry Markes, Dick Charles 2:33

Album credits[edit]

  • Produced by Billy Sherrill
  • "This Guy's in Love With You" and "May You Always" arranged by Bill Walker
  • "To Know You Is to Love You" and "The Days of Sand and Shovels" arranged by Bill McElhiney
  • Cover photo by Bob Golden

Charts[edit]

Album - Billboard (North America)

Year Chart Position
1969 The Billboard 200 69

Singles - Billboard (North America)

Year Single Chart Position
1969 "To Know You Is to Love You" The Billboard Hot 100 34
1969 "The Days of Sand and Shovels" The Billboard Hot 100 34
1970 "No Arms Can Ever Hold You" The Billboard Hot 100 93