A Woman in Love

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"A Woman in Love"
Song
Published 1955
Songwriter(s) Frank Loesser

"A Woman in Love" is a popular song. It was written by Frank Loesser[1] and was published in 1955, introduced in Samuel Goldwyn's 1955 cinematic adaptation of the Broadway musical Guys and Dolls.

Recorded versions[edit]

The biggest hit version of the song was recorded by The Four Aces, backed by the Jack Pleis Orchestra.[2] It was recorded on October 18, 1955, and released in the United States by Decca Records as catalog number 29725 (as a 78 rpm record)[3] and 9-29725 (as a 45 rpm record). The quartet's version went to number 20 on The Best Seller List.[4] Frankie Laine also recorded a version that scored a big success in the United Kingdom, reaching number 1 on the UK Singles Chart for four weeks.[1][5] In the UK, Ronnie Hilton also charted, at number 30, with another version of the song.[6]

The recorded versions include those by:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Rice, Jo (1982). The Guinness Book of 500 Number One Hits (1st ed.). Enfield, Middlesex: Guinness Superlatives Ltd. pp. 27–8. ISBN 0-85112-250-7. 
  2. ^ Recordings by 'The Four Aces ( Jack Pleis Orch ) '
  3. ^ Decca records in the 29500 to 29999 series
  4. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits: Eighth Edition. Record Research. p. 235. 
  5. ^ Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. pp. 64–5. ISBN 1-904994-10-5. 
  6. ^ Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 253. ISBN 1-904994-10-5. 
  7. ^ "Sergio Franchi - Live At The Cocoanut Grove (Vinyl, LP, Album) at Discogs". Discogs.com. 2014-01-29. Retrieved 2014-04-03.