The Exciting Connie Francis is a studio album recorded by American pop singer Connie Francis. It is the second album Francis cut for MGM Records. After her breakthrough in early 1958 with her single Who's Sorry Now?, a rock 'n' roll oriented version of the 1923 standard, and a subsequent album of the same title, Francis chose to take a more adult approach to her second album. For The Exciting Connie Francis, she chose twelve American standards
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While cutting rock & roll singles for the teenage market, 20-year-old Connie Francis switched gears on her second album, recording a set of standards backed by strings and intended for the adult market. Her assurance was demonstrated on such uptempo songs as "Come Rain or Come Shine," on which she sang authoritatively, and she was just as effective on ballads like "Time After Time. Unfortunately, no real attempt was made to market her as a singer of classic pop at this point, and The Exciting Connie Francis went unnoticed.
The Exciting Connie Francis is a studio album recorded by American pop singer Connie Francis. For The Exciting Connie Francis, she chose twelve American standards. Francis clearly marked the album as a concept album by dividing it into two sections with different moods: Side A is filled with songs differing between mid-tempo and up-tempo, while Side B consists solely of ballads. It was repackaged and re-released in March 1962.
|A1||Come Rain Or Come Shine|
|A2||Hallelujah, I Love Him So|
|A3||All By Myself|
|A4||Rock-A-Bye Your Baby With A Dixie Melody|
|A5||There Will Never Be Another You|
|A6||The Song Is Ended (But The Melody Lingers On)|
|B1||Time After Time|
|B2||How Did He Look?|
|B3||Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me|
|B5||Blame It On My Youth|
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|E 3761||Connie Francis||The Exciting Connie Francis (LP, Album, Mono)||MGM Records||E 3761||US||1959|
|E 3761||Connie Francis||The Exciting Connie Francis (LP, Mono, RE)||MGM Records||E 3761||US||Unknown|
|MGM-C-786||Connie Francis||The Exciting Connie Francis (LP, Album)||MGM Records||MGM-C-786||UK||1959|
|665 010||Connie Francis||The Exciting Connie Francis (LP, Album)||MGM Records||665 010||Germany||Unknown|
|SE3761||Connie Francis||The Exciting Connie Francis (LP, Album)||MGM Records||SE3761||US||1959|