Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Record #0614: Love, Love, Love / If You Were Me – WEBB PIERCE

Decca 9-29662 (original) USA, Sep. 1955
Words & Music bySide ATed Jarrett; Side B – Webb Pierce, Frank Miller
Musicians: Webb Pierce (vocals), Hank Garland (guitar), Harold Bradley (guitar), Sonny Burnette (steel guitar), Lightnin Chance (bass), Tommy Jackson (fiddle), Jack Kay (fiddle), Buddy Harman (drums)
Recording sessions: Bradley Studio, Nashville, TN, Jul. 6, 1955
Highest chart positions:  Side A - US Country #1; Side B - US Country #7

"Love, Love, Love" spent eight weeks on the top of the US Country charts. It was the third #1 single for Pierce that year.

Frank Miller's biggest success as a songwriter came when he co-wrote "Memories Are Made of This", which Dean Martin got to #1 in both the US and the UK.

List price:  Very Good+ is $10, Near Mint is $20

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