Sugar Lips (album)

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Sugar Lips
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Studio album by Al Hirt
Released 1964
Genre Jazz
Length 28:05
Label RCA Victor
Producer Chet Atkins
Al Hirt chronology
Beauty and the Beard
Sugar Lips
Cotton Candy
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars [1]

Sugar Lips is an album by Al Hirt released in 1964 by RCA Victor.[2]

The single, "Sugar Lips", reached No. 3 on the Easy Listening chart and No. 30 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1964. The single, "Up Above My Head (I Hear Music in the Air)", hit No. 85 on the Billboard Hot 100. The album peaked at No. 9 on the Billboard Top LPs chart.[3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Sugar Lips" (Billy Sherrill, Buddy Killen)
  2. "The Girl from Ipanema" (Antônio Carlos Jobim, Vinicius de Moraes, Norman Gimbel)
  3. "Tenderly" (Walter Gross, Jack Lawrence)
  4. "Up Above My Head (I Hear Music in the Air)" (Sister Rosetta Tharpe)
  5. "Milano" (Cy Coleman)
  6. "Back Home Again in Indiana" (Ballard MacDonald, James F. Hanley)
  7. "Pink Confetti" (Jerry Kennedy)
  8. "Poupee Brisee (Broken Doll)" (Eddie Vartan, Georges Aber)
  9. "September Song" (Kurt Weill, Maxwell Anderson)
  10. "New Orleans, My Home Town" (Beasley Smith, Teddy Bart)
  11. "Night Life" (Willie Nelson)
  12. "Looking For The Blues" (Billy Towne, Ritchie Adams)

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (1964) Peak
Billboard Top LPs 9
Year Single Chart Peak
1964 "Sugar Lips" Easy Listening (Billboard) 3
Billboard Hot 100 30
"Up Above My Head (I Hear Music in the Air)" Billboard Hot 100 85


  1. ^ Sugar Lips at AllMusic
  2. ^ Al Hirt, Sugar Lips. Retrieved April 11, 2013.
  3. ^ Al Hirt, Sugar Lips Chart Position. Retrieved April 11, 2013.