"TWO HEARTS, TWO KISSES" (MAKE ONE LOVE) is a popular song, written by Otis Williams and Henry Stone in 1954. Recorded by Otis Williams and the Charms, it first reached the Billboard magazine R&B charts on March 23, 1955 and lasted 12 weeks on the chart, peaking at #8.
THE BIGGEST HIT on this song was on the pop charts with the man who took many of the r&b songs, cleaned them up, polished them off, and turned them into Top Pop Hits. That, of course, is MR. PAT BOONE:
THE SONG BECAME SO POPULAR WITH OTHER RECORDING ARTISTS, THAT SOME OF THE BEST VOICES OF THE 20TH CENTURY COVERED IT:
FRANK "THE VOICE" SINATRA
DORIS "GIRL NEXT DOOR" DAY.
ANOTHER POPULAR VERSION WAS BY THE CREW CUTS, WHO HAD JUST PREVIOUSLY HAD A GIGANTIC ROCK AND ROLL HIT WITH "SH BOOM" AND A TOP 10 WINNER WITH "CRAZY BOUT YOU BABY". THIS IS THEIR TAKE ON "TWO HEARTS":
THE SONG CAN STILL BE HEARD IN DANCE AND PERFORMANCE CLUBS TODAY. HERE ARE TWO LIVE PERFORMANCES FROM AS RECENTLY AS 2011:
JENNIFER KEITH JAZZ QUINTET
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