Francis, Connie. “Don’t Break The Heart That Loves You.” Don’t Break The Heart That Loves you. MGM Records, 1962.
Hot 100 #1 for one week: March 31st, 1962.
This was Connie’s 3rd and final chart-topper on the Hot 100, this style of music was shortly supplanted by the British Invasion. Connie was also involved with Bobby Darin for a time, they had met to write some songs together. They quickly started dating, against the behest of her father. Reportedly, her father even chased Darin away at gunpoint once after Darin had suggested that him and Connie should elope.
Francis supported Richard Nixon’s 1968 presidential candidacy by recording a TV ad for him. She was also appointed by Ronald Reagan to head up a task force on violent crime.