Souvenirs (Barbara Evans song)

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"Souvenirs"
Single by Barbara Evans
Released 1959 (1959)
Label RCA Victor
Songwriter(s) Cy Coben

"Souvenirs" is a song written by Cy Coben[1] and originally recorded by Barbara Evans in 1959.

Track listing[edit]

7" single RCA Victor 47-7519 (US)

A. "Souvenirs" (2:00)
B. "Pray for Me Mother" (2:10)[1]

Bill Ramsey version (in German)[edit]

Ih the same year 1959 the song was adapted into German. Sung by Bill Ramsey, it rose to number one in West Germany.

Johnny Hallyday version (in French)[edit]

"Souvenirs, souvenirs"
Single by Johnny Hallyday
Released 1960 (1960)
Format 7"
Genre Rock'n'roll
Length 2:10
Label Disques Vogue
Songwriter(s) Cy Coben
Producer(s) Jacques Wolfsohn
Johnny Hallyday singles chronology
"T'aimer follement"
(1960)
"Souvenirs, souvenirs"
(1960)
"Itsy bitsy petit bikini"
(1960)

"T'aimer follement"
(1960)
"Souvenirs, souvenirs"
(1960)
"Itsy bitsy petit bikini"
(1960)

Later the song was adapted into French by Fernand Bonifay (fr).[2] French singer Johnny Hallyday released it (under the title "Souvenirs, souvenirs") as an EP in 1960.

Track listing[edit]

7" EP Disques Vogue EPL 7755 (1960, France)

A1. "Souvenirs, souvenirs"
A2. "Pourquoi cet amour"
B1. "Je cherche une fille"
B2. "J'suis mordu"[2]
"J'suis mordu" is a French adaptation of "I Got Stung"

Charts[edit]

Chart (1960) Peak
position
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Wallonia)[3] 23

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Barbara Evans (2) - Souvenirs (Vinyl) at Discogs". Retrieved 2017-11-17.
  2. ^ a b "Johnny Hallyday - Souvenirs, Souvenirs at Discogs". Retrieved 2017-11-17.
  3. ^ "Ultratop.be – Johnny Hallyday – Souvenirs souvenirs" (in French). Ultratop 50. Retrieved 2017-11-16.

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