Broken Hearted Melody
"Broken Hearted Melody" is a
popular songfirst published in 1958. The words were written by Hal Davidand the music by Sherman Edwards.
The song became a major hit for
Sarah Vaughanin 1959, peaking at #7 in the Billboard Charts. This version was released by Mercury Recordsunder catalog number 957085. The song was also released in the UK, where it first entered the charts on September 11 1959, and spent 11 weeks there, also peaking at #7.
Despite the record's commercial success, Vaughan herself always thought the song to be corny.Fact|date=April 2008 However, "Broken Hearted Melody" was to become one of her most popular hits, giving Vaughan her first gold record. It also became part of her
concertrepertoire for many years afterwards.
The song was also covered by
* [http://wc04.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=11:dpfixqqgld6e~T51 Billboard Chart History for Sarah Vaughan]
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