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"Roses Are Red (My Love)"
Single by Bobby Vinton
from the album Roses Are Red
Released 1962
Genre Pop
Length 2:38
Label Epic Records
Writer(s) Paul Evans, Al Byron
Producer Robert Morgan
Bobby Vinton singles chronology
"Roses Are Red (My Love)"
(1962)
"Rain Rain Go Away"
(1962)

"Roses Are Red (My Love)" is a popular song composed by Al Byron and Paul Evans. It was recorded by Bobby Vinton and was a number-one song in the United States during the year 1962. It topped the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart on July 15, 1962, and remained there for four weeks. The recording was his first hit. He found the song in a reject pile at Epic Records. He first recorded it as an R&B number but was allowed to record it with a new arrangement including strings. The single was also the first number one hit for Epic.[1]

Charts

1962 Peak
position
US Billboard Hot 100 1
US Adult-Contemporary 1
VG-lista 1
Hot R&B Sides 5
UK Singles Chart 15

Footnotes

  1. ^ Bronson, Fred (1992). The Billboard Book of Number One Hits - revised & enlarged. New York: Billboard Books. pp. p.113. ISBN 0-8230-8298-9. 
Preceded by
"The Stripper" by David Rose
Billboard Hot 100 number-one single
July 14, 1962 – August 10, 1962 (4 weeks)
Succeeded by
"Breaking Up Is Hard to Do" by Neil Sedaka

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