Cajun Rod Bernard's single release of the traditional "Colinda" appeared in 1962 and became a regional hit.

The female portion of the Canadian Sweethearts, Lucille Starr (Savoie) issued "Colinda" as the B side of "The French Song". Both were Canadian hits in 1964 with "Colinda" reaching number three in the Netherlands and both were produced by Herb Alpert.