1950s EASY-POP Songs and Singers...on the verge of Rock 'n Roll
Love is a Many-Splendored Thing recorded by the Four Aces introduced August 27, 1955
Written by Sammy Fain & Paul Francis Webster
Orchestra conducted by Jack Pleis
Two lovers kiss on a high and windy hill to a soaring melody in this title song from the William Holden/ Jennifer Jones romantic film ‘Love is a Many-Splendored Thing.’ It was a number one hit for the Four Aces in the fall of 1955.
Quintessential Fifties lyric:
"Once on a high and windy hill— in the morning mist two lovers kissed and the world stood still"