Connie Francis performed and recorded a number of Billboard chart-topping hits and Top 200 songs throughout the 1950s and 1960s including "Don't Break the Heart That Loves You," "Everybody's Somebody's Fool," "Lipstick On Your Collar," "My Heart Has a Mind of Its Own" and "Don't Ever Leave Me." She has collaborated with many artists over the course of her career including Ted Murray, Benny Davis, Edna Lewis, Cesare Bixio and Jean Schwartz.Continue Reading
Connie Francis is responsible for several number-one hits on the Billboard Hot 100 including "Don't Break the Heart That Loves You," "Everybody's Somebody's Fool," and "My Heart Has A Mind Of Its Own." Some of Connie Francis' most successful albums include "Italian Favorites," which reached number four on the Billboard 200, "More Italian Favorites," which reached number nine, "Christmas In My Heart," which reached number 16, and "Connie's Greatest Hits," which peaked at number 17.
Connie Francis' rise to fame was kickstarted by Dick Clark, who featured her song "Who's Sorry Now?" on an edition of American Bandstand proclaiming that she was "heading straight for the number one spot." Soon after, she had sold 35 million units globally with 35 Top 40 hits in the United States. Many of her songs received a multilingual treatment with recordings in six different languages.Learn more about Art & Literature