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
Certification Gold (U.S.)
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