April Love (song)

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"April Love" is a popular song with music by Sammy Fain and lyrics by Paul Francis Webster.wikipedia
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April Love (film)

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It was written as the theme song for a 1957 film of the same name starring Pat Boone and Shirley Jones and directed by Henry Levin.
The title song, sung by Boone, went to number one on the Billboard Chart in December 1957 and was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Song.

Paul Francis Webster

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"April Love" is a popular song with music by Sammy Fain and lyrics by Paul Francis Webster.

Academy Award for Best Original Song

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In 1958, it was nominated for an Oscar for Best Music, Original Song but lost out to “All the Way”.

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The song was later recorded by Fred Waring, Guy Lombardo, Billy May, Pat Boone—whose version reached #80 on the Billboard Top 100 Chart in 1957 (The Billboard Hot 100 Chart was established on August 4, 1958 issue), as the B-side of "April Love"—The Five Satins, Chris Blount and Elvis Presley, among many others.

List of Billboard number-one singles of 1957

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Popular music

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"April Love" is a popular song with music by Sammy Fain and lyrics by Paul Francis Webster.

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"April Love" is a popular song with music by Sammy Fain and lyrics by Paul Francis Webster.

Sammy Fain

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"April Love" is a popular song with music by Sammy Fain and lyrics by Paul Francis Webster.

Lyrics

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"April Love" is a popular song with music by Sammy Fain and lyrics by Paul Francis Webster.

Theme music

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It was written as the theme song for a 1957 film of the same name starring Pat Boone and Shirley Jones and directed by Henry Levin.

Pat Boone

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It was written as the theme song for a 1957 film of the same name starring Pat Boone and Shirley Jones and directed by Henry Levin.

Shirley Jones

It was written as the theme song for a 1957 film of the same name starring Pat Boone and Shirley Jones and directed by Henry Levin.

Henry Levin (film director)

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It was written as the theme song for a 1957 film of the same name starring Pat Boone and Shirley Jones and directed by Henry Levin.

Billboard Hot 100

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Helped by the release of the film, "April Love" became a number-one hit in the United States for Pat Boone, and spent twenty-six weeks in the Billboard Hot 100 charts (it spent 6 weeks at number 1).

Academy Awards

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In 1958, it was nominated for an Oscar for Best Music, Original Song but lost out to “All the Way”.

All the Way (Frank Sinatra song)

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In 1958, it was nominated for an Oscar for Best Music, Original Song but lost out to “All the Way”.

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