Billboard 1 Hits: #67 : “Don’t Break The Heart That Loves You’- Connie Francis. March 31, 1962. #1 for 1 week. Released on MGM Records. Written by Benny Davis and Murray Mencher. Genre: Country- Pop. Time: 2:58. B-side: “Drop It Joe.” Grade: C+
“Don’t Break The Heart That Loves You” was not only a #1 hit on the Pop Hot 100 for Connie Franklin but it would also become a #1 Country single for Margo Smith in 1977. This is a country song its a wonder that Francis didn’t have any success on the country charts with it.