Showing posts with label Brenda Lee. Show all posts
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Brenda Lee - I Want To Be Wanted on Greatest Country Songs (1960)

Brenda Lee - I Want To Be Wanted on Greatest Country Songs (1960)
"I Want to Be Wanted" is a popular song sung by Brenda Lee that was a number-one song in the United States during the year 1960. It topped the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for the issue dated October 24, 1960, and remained there for one week. It is an Italian song, Per tutta la vita (For all lifetime), that was in the original version of Never on Sunday. This was Brenda Lee's second number-one single, her first being "I'm Sorry". The English lyrics of "I Want to Be Wanted" were written by Kim Gannon.



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Brenda Lee - Losing You on Greatest Country Songs (1963)

Brenda Lee - Losing You on Greatest Country Songs (1963)
"Losing You" is a song written by Jean Renard and Carl Sigman and performed by Brenda Lee. The song reached #2 on the adult contemporary chart, #6 on the Billboard Hot 100, #10 in the UK, and #13 on the R&B chart in 1963. The song is featured on her 1963 album, ..."Let Me Sing".

The song was produced by Owen Bradley. The single's B-side, "He's So Heavenly", reached #93 on the Billboard Hot 100.

The song was ranked #62 on Billboard magazine's Top Hot 100 songs of 1963.



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Brenda Lee - Break It To Me Gently on The Millennium Collection: The Best Of Brenda Lee (1962)

Brenda Lee - Break It To Me Gently on The Millennium Collection: The Best Of Brenda Lee (1962)
"Break It to Me Gently" is a pop song written by blues musician Joe Seneca with lyrics by Diane Lampert. Both Brenda Lee and Juice Newton met with considerable success with their versions of the song.

Brenda Lee recorded "Break It to Me Gently" on August 31, 1961 with Owen Bradley producing the session at his Bradley Film and Recording Studio in Nashville: after another track from the same session: "Fool #1", had become a Top Ten hit "Break It To Me Gently" was released as a single at the end of 1961 and reached number four on the US Billboard Hot 100 in January 1962. In 2008, the Brenda Lee version of the song was featured at the closing of season 2, episode 7 of the AMC series Mad Men. Lee's "Break It to Me Gently" is on the track list of the CD Pan Am: Music From and Inspired By the Original Series set for release January 17, 2012.



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