al martino

al martino

Al Martino - The Man from Laramie (1955)

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Charted at #19 on UK Singles chart in September 1955. Theme of the movie of the same name, starring James Stewart. This record did not chart nationally in the US. A version by Jimmy Young charted at #1 in the UK also in September 1955. Original Billboard review: "Martino does nicely in this strong version of the ballad. Spins ought to be plentiful on this side." Billboard rating: 74 out of 100. Written by Lester Lee & Ned Washington. B-side is "To Please Me Lady".