Are You Sincere

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"Are You Sincere?"
Single by Andy Williams
from the album Andy Williams' Best
B-side"Be Mine Tonight"
ReleasedFebruary 1958
RecordedDecember 12, 1957
GenreEasy listening
Length2:44
LabelCadence Records 1340
Songwriter(s)Wayne Walker
Producer(s)Archie Bleyer
Andy Williams singles chronology
"Lips of Wine"
(1957)
"Are You Sincere?"
(1958)
"Promise Me, Love"
(1958)

"Are You Sincere" is a song written by Wayne Walker, originally released in 1957. Andy Williams released the song as a single under the Cadence Records label in 1958, with an orchestra conducted by Archie Bleyer, and it reached #3 on the Billboard chart.[1] Since Williams' success the song has been covered many times in pop and country styles.

Elvis Presley recorded it on September 24, 1973 at his home in Palm Springs, California. It first appeared on the 1973 album Raised on Rock / For Ol' Times Sake, and then saw release as a single after his death, reaching #10 on the U.S. country chart.[2] It appeared on Disc 4 of Walk a Mile in My Shoes: The Essential '70s Masters.[3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Andy Williams, "Are You Sincere?" chart positions Retrieved June 5, 2013
  2. ^ Guralnick, Peter; Jorgensen, Ernst (5 October 1999). Elvis day by day. Ballantine Books. ISBN 978-0-345-42089-3. Retrieved 24 March 2011.
  3. ^ Elvis Presley, Walk a Mile in My Shoes: The Essential '70s Masters Retrieved June 5, 2013
  4. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2005). Top Country Songs: 1944 to 2005. Record Research. pp. 297–300. ISBN 978-0-89820-165-9.

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