Billboard #1 Hits: #36- “My Heart Has A Mind Of Its Own”- Connie Francis. September 26, 1960- #1 for 2 weeks. Released on MGM Records. Written by Jack Keller and Howard Greenfield. Genre: Pop. Time: 2:30. B-side: “Malaguena.” Grade: C
Connie Francis’s 2nd #1 of 1960-she would have a 3rd #1 in her career in 1962- “Don’t Break The Heart That Loves You.” In the UK Singles Chart- the song peaked at #3. “My Heart Has A Mind Of Its Own’ also became Francis’s first entry into the R&B chart in the US where it peaked at #11. The soulless like her daddy- Debby Boone had a #11 country hit in 1979 with a remake of the song.