The Garden of Eden (song)

The Garden of Eden (song)

For other songs with similar titles, see Garden of Eden (disambiguation).

"The Garden of Eden" is a song written and composed by Dennise Haas Norwood and first recorded by Joe Valino, which reached Number 12 on the Billboard charts in October 1956.[1]

One of the most popular versions was recorded by the singer Frankie Vaughan, and gave him his first #1 hit in the United Kingdom in early 1957. The song first entered the UK singles chart on 11 January 1957, spent four weeks at the top, and 13 weeks in the charts altogether.

Other versions of the song have also been recorded by Dick James and Gary Miller.

Dennise Haas Norwood is listed in Who's Who of Women of the World and Who's Who of American Women Dennise Haas Norwood died on October 22, 1999 in Marathon Florida's Fisherman's Hospital. She died from complications of pneumonia related to Alzheimers. She is survived by her son John Frazier Norwood


Preceded by
"Singing the Blues" by Guy Mitchell
UK Singles Chart Number 1 single
(Frankie Vaughan version)

25 January 1957 for 4 weeks
Succeeded by
"Young Love" by Tab Hunter