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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)
Songwriter(s)Sammy Fain
Paul Francis Webster
Pat Boone singles chronology
"Remember You're Mine"
"April Love"
"A Wonderful Time Up There"

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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  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". Retrieved 14 February 2013.
  3. ^ "". Retrieved December 13, 2017.

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