"Love Letters in the Sand" is a popular song first published in 1931. The music was written by J. Fred Coots and the lyrics by Nick Kenny and Charles Kenny. The song was "inspired" by an 1881 composition, "The Spanish Cavalier". Ted Black's orchestra had the first major hit.
Pat Boone's cover became a major hit in June and July 1957, spending 5 weeks at number one on the Billboard Top 100, with 34 weeks in total on the chart. The song was used in Boone's film "Bernardine". Boone also did the whistling in the instrumental portion of the song as well. The song originally did have a short instrumental introduction, however, most versions begin with Boone's voice.
The English singer, Vince Hill, reached #23 in the UK Singles Chart in 1967, with his cover version of the track....