Pink Shoe Laces

"Pink Shoe Laces"
Single by Dodie Stevens
from the album Dodie Stevens[1]
B-side "Coming of Age"
Released February 1959
Genre Pop
Label Crystalette
Writer(s) Mickie Grant[1]

"Pink Shoe Laces" (or "Pink Shoelaces") is a song by Dodie Stevens. It was released as a single in 1959 on Crystalette Records.[2]


Dodie Stevens was born on February 17, 1947. The song was recorded when the singer was 11 years old.[3]

Chart performance

The single reached number 3 on the Billboard Hot 100 in March 1959.[2][4] It sold over a million copies.[3]

The song was also recorded by The Chordettes and it became a known hit for them too; it also features in LittleBigPlanet 3 during the manglewood quests

Track listing

Side A. "Pink Shoe Laces"
Side B. "Coming of Age"[5]


  1. 1 2 Bruce Pollock (2014-03-18). Rock Song Index: The 7500 Most Important Songs for the Rock and Roll Era. Routledge. pp. 282–. ISBN 978-1-135-46296-3.
  2. 1 2 "Dodie Stevens — Biography". AllMusic. Retrieved 2015-04-18.
  3. 1 2 Joseph Murrells (1978). The Book of Golden Discs. Barrie and Jenkins. p. 108. ISBN 978-0-214-20480-7.
  4. Jay Warner (2004). On this Day in Music History. Hal Leonard Corporation. pp. 48–. ISBN 978-0-634-06693-1.
  5. Martin Popoff (2010-08-05). Goldmine Standard Catalog of American Records 1948-1991. Krause Publications. pp. 1126–. ISBN 1-4402-1621-5.
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