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Encyclopedia > Once a Day
"Once a Day"
"Once a Day" cover
Connie Smith Once a Day
Single by Connie Smith
from the album Once a Day
A-side(s) Once a Day
Released 1964
Recorded 1964
Genre country music
Length mm:ss
Label RCA Records
Writer(s) Bill Anderson
Chart positions

#1 Country A collection of various CD singles In music, a single is a short recording of one or more separate tracks. ... Connie Smith (born August 14, 1941), born Constance Meador in Elkhart, Indiana, USA, is a country singer, best known for her 1964 hit song Once a Day, and often hailed by music critics as one of the finest voices in Country Music. ... In recorded music, the terms A-side and B-side refer to the two sides of 7 inch vinyl records on which singles were released beginning in the 1950s. ... 1964 (MCMLXIV) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1964 calendar). ... 1964 (MCMLXIV) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1964 calendar). ... A music genre is a category (or genre) of pieces of music that share a certain style or basic musical language (van der Merwe 1989, p. ... country music, see Country music (disambiguation) Country music, also known as country and western music or country-western, is a blend of popular musical forms originally found in the Southern United States. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... RCA Records is one of the flagship labels of Sony BMG Music Entertainment. ... A songwriter is someone who writes the lyrics to songs, the musical composition or melody to songs, or both. ... James William Anderson III (born November 1, 1937 in Columbia, South Carolina) is an American country music singer and songwriter. ... A record chart, also known as a music chart, is a method of ranking music according to popularity during a given period of time. ...

Connie Smith singles chronology
none "Once a Day"

'Once a Day" was a song written by Bill Anderson and was first recorded by Connie Smith. Connie Smith (born August 14, 1941), born Constance Meador in Elkhart, Indiana, USA, is a country singer, best known for her 1964 hit song Once a Day, and often hailed by music critics as one of the finest voices in Country Music. ... James William Anderson III (born November 1, 1937 in Columbia, South Carolina) is an American country music singer and songwriter. ... Connie Smith (born August 14, 1941), born Constance Meador in Elkhart, Indiana, USA, is a country singer, best known for her 1964 hit song Once a Day, and often hailed by music critics as one of the finest voices in Country Music. ...


"Once a Day" became Smith's first hit and it debuted in 1964. In no time, the song reached #1 and stayed put there for eight weeks straight. The song became one of Country's biggest songs of 1964 and also one of Country music's most classic songs today. Connie Smith opened doors with this song, to help promote women to Country music, similar to what other female Country singers did previously before like Kitty Wells, Jean Shepard, Patsy Cline and Skeeter Davis. "Once a Day" in fact was reportedly written by Anderson with Skeeter Davis in mind but when Anderson discovered Smith he realized she was perfect for the song which was the first of many Smith hits penned by Anderson. Kitty Wells Kitty Wells (born Muriel Deason on August 30, 1919) is an American country musician from Nashville, Tennessee, known from about 1955 as the Queen of Country Music. ... Jean Shepard (born November 21, 1933 in Pauls Valley, Oklahoma) or Ollie Imogene Shepard was one of the first female vocalists in the country music field to become a major star in the early 1950s. ... Patsy Cline (September 8, 1932 – March 5, 1963) was a country music singer, who enjoyed pop music cross-over success during the era of the Nashville Sound in the early 1960s. ... Skeeter Davis Skeeter Davis Skeeter Davis Mary Frances Skeeter Davis (December 30, 1931 – September 19, 2004) was an American country music singer and a member of the Grand Ole Opry radio show for more than 40 years. ...


 
 

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