Composers of The Weavers (Pete Seeger, Ronnie Gilbert, Lee Hays and Fred Hellerman) "Kisses Sweeter Than Wine" (Joel Newman - Paul Campbell) include Lee Hays, Pete Seeger, Howard Richmond (Newman - Campbell were his pseudonyms), Sam Kennedy, Fred Hellerman, Ronnie Gilbert and Lead Belly saw the song released in 1951 and reach the top twenty. Let's face it, this is an old folk song.

Jimmie Rodgers' 1957 cover got to the number three position. The single comes from his debut self-titled album.