Saturday, March 09, 2013

Record #0290: Where the Boys Are / No One – CONNIE FRANCIS

MGM K12971 (original) USA, Jan. 1961
Words & Music by:  Side AHoward Greenfield, Neil Sedaka; Side BDoc Pomus, Mort Shuman
Musicians: Connie Francis (vocals) with a chorus and orchestra conducted by Stan Applebaum
Recording sessions: Produced by Jesse Kaye in New York, NY, Side A – Oct. 18; Side B – Dec. 27, 1960
Highest chart positions:  Side A – US #4, UK #5, Italy #1; Side B – US #34

The title song is from a 1960 film “Where the Boys Are”, co-starred by Connie Francis.

The UK release (MGM 1121) had “Baby Roo” on the flip side. The Italian release had “Where the Boys Are” sung in Italian on the A side and in English on side B.

List price:  Very Good+ is $7.50, Near Mint is $15

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