Love Letters in the Sand

"Love Letters in the Sand" is a popular song first published in 1931. The music was written by J. Fred Coots and the lyrics by Nick Kenny and Charles Kenny. Ted Black and His Orchestra, with vocalist Tom Brown, had the first major hit recording of the song in 1931. The song was "inspired" by an 1881 composition, "The Spanish Cavalier" by William D. Hendrickson.

"Love Letters in the Sand"
Released1931 (1931)
Composer(s)J. Fred Coots
Lyricist(s)Nick Kenny, Charles Kenny
"Love Letters in the Sand"
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Single by Pat Boone
ReleasedApril 1957
GenreTraditional pop
Songwriter(s)J. Fred Coots, Nick Kenny and Charles Kenny
Producer(s)Billy Vaughn
Pat Boone singles chronology
"Why Baby Why"
"Love Letters in the Sand"
"Remember You're Mine"


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  1. ^ "Ted Black and his Orchestra "Love letters in the sand" 1931". YouTube. Retrieved 29 October 2019.
  2. ^ Billboard Year-End Hot 100 singles of 1957
  3. ^ "CHUM's Top 10, June 24, 1957". CHUM Tribute Page. 1957-06-24. Retrieved 2020-07-06.
  4. ^ Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 253. ISBN 1-904994-10-5.

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