Dorsey Burnette brought Lucille Starr to Herb Alpert's attention. Herb chose "The French Song" for her and gave it a title in English. The song's original title was "Quand Le Soleil Dit Bonjour Aux Montagnes." It was released in the spring of 1964.
Lucille Starr was the first A&M Records artist to earn a gold record for her album The French Song.
Lucille Starr was the second artist, and the first woman, to win Holland's Golden Tulip Award, as well as the first person from North America to have a television special there.
The first A&M album to receive a gold and a platinum record from the Canadian Recording Industry Association was The French Song by Lucille Starr.
Lucille Starr was the first Canadian woman to earn a gold record album.
A&M artist Lucille Starr was the first female artist inducted into the Canadian Country Music Association's Hall of Honor.
Lucille Starr yodeled Cousin Pearl's character on "The Beverly Hillbillies" television series.
On May 6, 1967 "The French Song" was #4 in South Africa.
On March 31, 1968, Lucille's international single "Send Me No Roses" peaked at #6 in South Africa.