Cotton Candy (album)

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Cotton Candy
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Studio album by Al Hirt
Released 1964
Genre Jazz
Length 59:45
Label RCA Victor 2917
Producer Chet Atkins
Al Hirt chronology
Sugar Lips
Cotton Candy
The Best of Al Hirt
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars [1]

Cotton Candy is an album by Al Hirt that was released in 1964 by RCA Victor. The album features the Anita Kerr Singers.[2]

The title track hit No. 3 on the Easy Listening chart and No. 15 on the Billboard Hot 100.[3] "Walkin'" was released as the B-Side to "Cotton Candy" and reached No. 103 on the Billboard 100.[4] The album landed on the Billboard 200 chart in 1964, reaching #6.[5]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Cotton Candy" (Russ Damon)
  2. "Hello, Dolly!" (Jerry Herman)
  3. "Django's Castle" (Django Reinhardt)
  4. "Moo Moo" (Allen Toussaint)
  5. "Last Date" (Floyd Cramer)
  6. "Big Man" (Beasley Smith)
  7. "Walkin'" (Jerry Reed)
  8. "Too Late (Trop Tard)" (Charles Aznavour)
  9. "Rumpus" (Shurelon J. Jones)
  10. "Melissa" (Tupper Saussy)
  11. "Walkin' With Mr. Lee" (Lee Allen)
  12. "12th Street Rag" (Euday L. Bowman)

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (1964) Peak
Billboard Top LPs 6
Year Single Chart Peak
1964 "Cotton Candy" Easy Listening (Billboard) 3
Billboard Hot 100 15


  1. ^ Cotton Candy (album) at AllMusic
  2. ^ Al Hirt, Cotton Candy. Retrieved April 7, 2013.
  3. ^ Al Hirt, Cotton Candy charting singles. Retrieved April 7, 2013.
  4. ^ Al Hirt, "Walkin'" Chart Position. Retrieved April 7, 2013.
  5. ^ Al Hirt, Cotton Candy Chart Position Retrieved April 7, 2013