My Truly, Truly Fair

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"My Truly, Truly Fair"
Single by Guy Mitchell and Mitch Miller
Released 1951
Genre Pop
Length 2:45
Label Columbia
Songwriter(s) Bob Merrill
Guy Mitchell and Mitch Miller singles chronology
"Unless"
(1951)
"My Truly, Truly Fair"
(1951)
"Belle Belle My Liberty Belle"
(1951)
"Unless"
(1951)
"My Truly, Truly Fair"
(1951)
"Belle Belle My Liberty Belle"
(1951)

"My Truly, Truly Fair" is a popular song written by Bob Merrill. It was published in 1951. The song was one of a number of Bob Merrill songs popularized by Guy Mitchell. Mitchell recorded it with Mitch Miller and his orchestra on April 30, 1951. The song was released by Columbia Records as catalog number 39415. It reached a peak position of #2 on the Billboard chart.[1]

The recording by Vic Damone was released by Mercury Records as catalog number 5646. It first reached the Billboard Best Seller chart on June 1, 1951 and lasted eight weeks on the chart, peaking at #18.[1] According to some sources, the song reached #4 on the Billboard chart. This higher position was taken by the Most Played by Disc Jockeys chart.

Alberto Semprini, on piano with rhythm accompaniment, recorded it as the second song of the medley "Part 2. Hit Medley of Slow Foxtrosts" along with "By the Kissing Rock" and "Ivor Rag." It was released by EMI on the His Master's Voice label as catalog number B 10123.

Tommy Dorsey also released a cover of this song.

A French version called "Ma Petite Folie" was one of the earliest successes of Line Renaud, one of the all-time most popular singers in France.

The accompanying tune to the song was also copied by a Japanese song, "Sukiyaki", recorded by Kyu Sakamoto which incidentally became the first Japanese song to top the US charts in 1963.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Whitburn, Joel (1973). Top Pop Records 1940-1955. Record Research. 

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