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"Everybody's Somebody's Fool" is a song written by Jack Keller (music) and Howard Greenfield (lyrics) which was a #1 hit for Connie Francis in mid 1960.

Although "Everybody's Somebody's Fool" was written as a bluesy ballad, Francis envisioned the song as polka style number feeling that as such it would fare well in the West German market and producer Arnold Maxin followed Francis' advisement in the 7 April 1960 session at Olmstead Studios (NYC) when Francis cut the song with the Joe Sherman Orchestra.

In the US "Everybody's Somebody's Fool" was intended to serve as the B-side for the track "Jealous of You (Tango Della Gelosia)", which like Francis' precedent A-side hit "Mama" was a ballad of Italian origin; however most American radio stations preferred to play "Everybody's Somebody's Fool" and - while "Jealous of You" did reach #19 - "Everybody's Somebody's Fool" reached #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 on 27 June 1960 and remained there the following week. The first of Francis' three US #1's, "Everybody's Somebody's Fool" was also ranked on the R&B chart at #2 and was the only one of Francis' major hits to cross over to the C&W charts where it peaked at #24.

A #5 hit in the UK, "Everybody's Somebody's Fool" was #1 in Australia for three weeks in July 1960 and in South Africa ranked as the #15 ...

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