Connie Smith – Born To Sing (1966/2016) [Official Digital Download 24bit/192kHz]
Connie Smith – Born To Sing (1966/2016)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/192 kHz | Time – 28:34 minutes | 1,1 GB | Genre: Country
Studio Master, Official Digital Download – Source: AcousticSounds | Artwork: Front cover | © RLG/Legacy
Born to Sing is the fifth studio album by American country music artist, Connie Smith. The album was released September 1966 on RCA Victor Records and was produced by Bob Ferguson. It became her third album to peak at #1 on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart, as well her final album to do so.
Born to Sing contained twelve tracks, a few of which were cover versions, including Anita Bryant’s “Paper Roses” and June Carter’s “Go Away Stranger.” It also included a song penned by Dallas Frazier, who had written many of Smith’s major hits during her career. The album was released on a 12-inch vinyl LP record, with six songs included on each side of the record. The release was reviewed by Allmusic, giving it four in a half out of five stars, the same rating that was given to many of her previous releases. It was Smith’s final album to be released in 1966.
Born to Sing only spawned one single, “Ain’t Had No Lovin’” which was released in mid 1966. The single became a major hit, peaking at #2 on Hot Country Songs that year. The album itself also charted. Released in September 1966, Born to Sing peaked at #1 in Billboard Magazine’s Top Country Albums chart, becoming Smith’s third and final album to peak in the top spot.
01 – Strange
02 – Ain’t Had No Lovin’
03 – Five Fingers to Spare
04 – Paper Roses
05 – My Little Corner of the World
06 – Gone
07 – Go Away Stranger
08 – I Don’t Know Why I Keep Loving You
09 – Born to Sing
10 – Invisible Tears
11 – I Will
12 – A Touch of Yesterday