Connie Stevens - Sixteen Reasons on As Cricket In Hawaiian Eye (1960)

Connie Stevens - Sixteen Reasons on As Cricket In Hawaiian Eye (1960)
"Sixteen Reasons (Why I Love You)" is a list song written by Bill and Doree Post which in 1960 reached #3 via a recording by Connie Stevens.

The composers: Bill and Doree Post, were a husband-and-wife team from Kansas who had several single releases on Crest Records but their own version of "Sixteen Reasons" was not released until 1963: Doree Post was then deceased having been claimed by stomach cancer on 24 July 1961.

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Stevens' single - arrangement and accompaniment by Don Ralke - was issued in December 1959 with the Robert Allen composition "Little Sister" being the intended A-side - another version of the last-named song by Cathy Carr was issued as a single at the same time - but it was as "Sixteen Reasons" that Stevens' single debuted at #89 on the Billboard Hot 100 dated 1 February 1960, to reach #3 on the chart dated 9 May 1960.

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