Am I That Easy to Forget
|"Am I That Easy to Forget"|
|Single by Engelbert Humperdinck|
|from the album The Last Waltz|
|Songwriter(s)||Carl Belew, W.S. Stevenson|
|Engelbert Humperdinck singles chronology|
"Am I That Easy to Forget" is the title of a popular song written by the country music singer Carl Belew and W.S. Stevenson and published in 1958. Belew recorded his song in Nashville on December 17, 1958, and released the single in March 1959, when it reached number nine on the U.S. country music chart. Other country music artists who have recorded cover versions of the song include Skeeter Davis (#11 country, 1960), Ernest Tubb (1960), Gene Vincent (1966), George Jones (1967), Patti Page (1968), Jim Reeves (#12 country, 1973) and Prairie Oyster (1991).
In 1960, the singer and actress Debbie Reynolds recorded a version that reached number 25 on the U.S. pop chart. The highest charting version of the song on the U.S. pop chart was recorded by the singer Engelbert Humperdinck on August 11, 1967. Released as a single in late 1967 from his album The Last Waltz, it reached number 18 on the Hot 100 and number one on the Easy Listening chart in early 1968. Humperdinck's version was also a big hit in the United Kingdom, where it spent two weeks at number three on the UK Singles Chart, as well as in Ireland, where it spent three weeks at number one on the Irish Singles Chart. Humperdinck himself recorded a special version for Italy, in Italian, entitled "Dimenticarti non potrei" ("I couldn't forget you"). Petula Clark recorded the song in French as "Tu Reviendras Vers Ta Maison" and Leon Russell recorded the song as "Hank Wilson" in 1973.
|US Billboard Hot Country Singles||9|
|US Billboard Hot Country Singles||11|
|US Billboard Hot 100||25|
|US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)||13|
|US Billboard Bubbling Under-Hot Singles||12|
|South Africa (Springbok Radio)||10|
|UK Singles (OCC)||3|
|US Billboard Hot 100||18|
|US Adult Contemporary (Billboard)||1|
|US Billboard Hot Country Singles||12|
|Canadian RPM Country Tracks||9|
|South Africa (Springbok Radio)||15|
|Australia (Kent Music Report)||100|
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- List of number-one singles of 1968 (Ireland)
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