“Love Letters in the Sand” written by J. Fred Coots, Nick Kenny. and Charles Kenny in 1931 and recorded by Pat Boone on the Dot label spent 5 weeks at number one on the Billboard Top 100 chart during June and July 1957. Pat Boone was the second biggest charting artist of the late 1950s, behind only Elvis Presley. He is best known for his covers of R&B songs by black artists.