THE REELS
According To My Heart
(Gary Walker)
Australia 1980
#15 Sydney #9 Brisbane #33 Adelaide #6 NZ

On the EP 5 Great Gift Ideas From The Reels.

The Reels were an eclectic new-wavish pop band from Sydney who topped the charts in 1979-80 with Love Will Find A Way. Their repertoire included some interesting arrangements of unexpected songs, but they're often remembered now for something altogether different, the haunting Quasimodo's Dream, written by Reels front man David Mason. See also The Real Thing.

David Mason later recorded a solo acoustic version [Amazon].

FARON YOUNG
According To My Heart
(Gary Walker)
USA 1966

On the album Faron Young Sings The Best Of Jim Reeves on Mercury. Produced by Jerry Kennedy, who also played guitar and sitar on the album: see Do The Blue Beat.
KITTY WELLS
According To My Heart
(Gary Walker)
USA 1966

On the album Kitty Wells Sings Songs Made Famous By Jim Reeves on Decca.
DEL REEVES
According To My Heart
(Gary Walker)
USA 1966

On the album Del Reeves Sings Jim Reeves on United Artists.

Country singer-songwriter and executive born Franklin Delano Reeves in 1933. Apparently unrelated to Jim Reeves. 

GOLDIE HILL
According To My Heart
(Gary Walker)
USA 1962

On the album According To My Heart on Decca.
JIM REEVES
According To My Heart
(Gary Walker)
1960

On the album According To My Heart, produced by Chet Atkins, on RCA Camden. This is the 1956 recording, as released on the single.

JIM REEVES
According To My Heart
(Gary Walker)
USA 1956
Original version

Popular Nashville-based country singer (1923-1964), known as Gentleman Jim Reeves. He frequently and successfully crossed over to mainstream pop, where his biggest hit was He'll Have To Go (1960, #2 USA). (AMGC)

Petr Vitous's country discography site lists his singles and albums.

Single on RCA label, also released on 78 rpm on RCA Victor, produced by Chet Atkins. This is sometimes listed as a duet with Carol Johnson, but that was only on the other side, Mother Of A Honky Tonk Girl.

Jim Reeves previously recorded this in 1955, produced by Stephen H. Sholes but unreleased.

Thanks to Joop Jansen for clarification on some key points.

Later versions:

TISH HINOJOSA
According To My Heart
(Gary Walker)
1987
Later version

Album on audiocasette, Tao To Tennessee, released again on CD in 1992.

DAVE MASON
According To My Heart
(Gary Walker)
Australia 2007
Later version

The Reels' main man Dave Mason* reprises their hit, acoustically.

*This is not the Dave Mason, British musician, of Traffic fame.

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