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This was originally recorded in 1957 by composers Don F. Harris and Dewey Terry as "Don and Dewey," but the single didn't chart.
Dale Houston and Grace Broussard were teamed up specifically to record this as Dale's solo career fell flat.
This was #1 in the US on the day that John F. Kennedy was assassinated.
Their followup song, "Stop and Think It Over," sung in a similar vein, peaked at #8.
In 1974, this was a #4 hit for Donny and Marie Osmond as "I'm Leaving It All up to You." (thanks, Brad Wind - Miami, FL, for all above)
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