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All Music Guide - William Ruhlmann
Connie Francis had made unsuccessful attempts to move from her pop singles ballad style on "Who's Sorry Now" and "My Happiness" into the adult album market with The Exciting Connie Francis and My Thanks to You. But when "Lipstick on Your Collar," a teen-oriented rock & roll song, brought Francis her third Top Ten hit in the spring of 1959, she responded by recording a whole album of rock oldies, from Elvis Presley's "Heartbreak Hotel" and "Don't Be Cruel" to Fats Domino's "I'm Walkin'" and "Ain't That a Shame." She still leaned toward the lighter stuff -- "Just a Dream," "Sincerely," "I Almost Lost My Mind" -- but she was equally convincing on R&B ravers like ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - William Ruhlmann
Connie Francis had made unsuccessful attempts to move from her pop singles ballad style on "Who's Sorry Now" and "My Happiness" into the adult album market with The Exciting Connie Francis and My Thanks to You. But when "Lipstick on Your Collar," a teen-oriented rock & roll song, brought Francis her third Top Ten hit in the spring of 1959, she responded by recording a whole album of rock oldies, from Elvis Presley's "Heartbreak Hotel" and "Don't Be Cruel" to Fats Domino's "I'm Walkin'" and "Ain't That a Shame." She still leaned toward the lighter stuff -- "Just a Dream," "Sincerely," "I Almost Lost My Mind" -- but she was equally convincing on R&B ravers like "I Hear You Knockin'" and "Tweedle Dee." Francis always aspired to the supper club circuit rather than the rock & roll sock hop, but this album demonstrated that, with her strong voice and rhythmic sense, she had a far greater affinity for rock than such poseurs as Pat Boone.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/18/2010
  • Label: Hallmark Uk
  • EAN: 5050457098025
  • Catalog Number: 5709802
  • Sales rank: 155,066

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Connie Francis Primary Artist
Technical Credits
Ivory Joe Hunter Composer
Conway Twitty Composer
Alan Freed Composer
Elvis Presley Composer
Dave Bartholomew Composer
Jimmy Clanton Composer
Bob Crewe Composer
Otis Blackwell Composer
Harvey Fuqua Composer
Cosimo Matassa Composer
Jack Nance Composer
Winfield Scott Composer
Frank Slay Composer
Mae Boren Axton Composer
Tommy Durden Composer
Pearl King Composer
Edna Lewis Composer
George Goehring Composer
Antoine Domino Composer
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