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"April Love" is a popular song with music by Sammy Fain and lyrics by Paul Francis Webster. It was written as the theme song for a 1957 film of the same name starring Pat Boone and Shirley Jones and directed by Henry Levin.

"April Love"
Single by Pat Boone
B-side"When the Swallows Come Back to Capistrano"
ReleasedOctober 1957 (1957-10)
GenrePop
Length2:39
LabelDot
Songwriter(s)Sammy Fain
Paul Francis Webster
Pat Boone singles chronology
"Remember You're Mine"
(1957)
"April Love"
(1957)
"A Wonderful Time Up There"
(1958)

Helped by the release of the film, "April Love" became a number-one hit in the United States for Pat Boone,[1] and spent twenty-six weeks in the Billboard Hot 100 charts (it spent 6 weeks at number 1). In 1958, it was nominated for an Oscar for Best Music, Original Song but lost out to “All the Way”.[2]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits (8th ed.). New York: Billboard Books. p. 75. ISBN 0-8230-7499-4.
  2. ^ "Pat Boone - April Love". lovvin.com. Retrieved 14 February 2013.
  3. ^ "Discogs.com". Discogs.com. Retrieved December 13, 2017.

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