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Who Sang Love Letters In The Sand


Oh, to be sought after like that! The narrator confides in his date that he's fallen in love with her and would like her to hold him in her arms, kiss him goodnight, and put her head on his shoulder. He suggests that perhaps she could even whisper in his ear those three magic words that he longs to hear.

Don't encourage him too much! It describes a despondent narrator who has lost the love of his life. As a result, he believes that his entire world is gone, including his hopes, dreams, and any reason for happiness.

Melodramatic, wouldn't you say? The man perceives himself as simply miserable without her and lays the guilt on as thick as peanut butter. This love song appeared in the film American Graffiti. It was later successfully covered by musicians as diverse as folk artist Don McLean , country singer Ronnie Milsap , and hair metal band Guns N' Roses The lovestruck man narrating the song is utterly focused on his beloved.

Drunk with love, he confesses that he may as well be blind to what's going on around him because he only has eyes for his sweetheart. We've all felt like that, right? The Flamingos were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in and have been aptly described as doo-wop at its finest and most sophisticated.

The song was also featured in several movies, including the iconic movie American Graffiti. That's only a technicality for the narrator in this doo-wop song which features a smitten fellow who begs the object of his attention to just give him a chance. He emphasizes how much he loves and needs her and asks that she never leave him. Is someone refusing to take "no" for an answer? The Del-Vikings were one of the few racially mixed pop groups in the s to achieve success. This is how to convincingly convey love to a woman.

It's lasted too long to be mere infatuation, and he wants to take her home and marry her. Sam Cooke also helped to found the soul genre and was posthumously inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Known as the boy soprano, Frankie and his group of doo-wopping back-up vocalists set the stage for the girl group sound of the s.

These singers relied heavily on Tin Pan Alley songwriters for material. Most of the best known ballads composed in the twentieth century--e. As country, rhythm and blues, and rock 'n' roll became commercially established in the s, crooners turned increasingly to the practice of "covering" recordings originating from these genres. Covers were geared to mainstream pop listeners who--in the opinion of the major record label executives--were unlikely to relate to the explicit lyrics, raw emotive singing, and crude arrangements of the originals.

Pat Boone, Tony Bennett, Georgia Gibbs, and Gale Storm were particularly successful at least from a commercial standpoint in cutting cover renditions. As this practice became increasingly discredited, crooning receded to the outer margins of recording industry. By Jingo! By Gee!