About November of 1956, Ric Cartey released a tune called "Young Love"
that got a lot of interest. Later on, we all know that Sonny James
covered the song and had a smash hit with it. But, Ric Cartey was
also the one that wrote the song. Ric was signed to a recording contract
by Steve Sholes of RCA Victor about this time, too.
One of his new releases back then was a tune called "Heart Throb". Another
release pending then was "Let Me Tell You About Love" b/w "Born To Love
One Woman". The folks at the magazine we read enjoyed the song "Let Me
Tell You About Love" so much, that when they first heard it, they were reportedly
dancing to it.
Back then the artists wanted to hear what the fans liked and didn't like
about their releases. The article asked readers to write to a PO Box in
Atlanta, Georgia to offer up which side of the record they liked and what
they liked about it, etc.
Credits & Sources
- Country Song Roundup No. 52; October 1957; American Folk
Publications, Inc.; Derby, CT.