Operation Heartbreak

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"Operation Heartbreak"
Single by Aretha Franklin
A-side"Rock-a-Bye Your Baby with a Dixie Melody"
ReleasedSeptember 1961
LabelColumbia Records 42157
Songwriter(s)Al Kasha, Alan Thomas, Curtis Williams
Aretha Franklin singles chronology
"Are You Sure"
"Operation Heartbreak"
"I Surrender, Dear"

"Operation Heartbreak" is a song written by Al Kasha, Alan Thomas, and Curtis Williams and performed by Aretha Franklin. The song reached #6 on the U.S. R&B chart in 1961.[1]

The song's A-side, "Rock-a-Bye Your Baby with a Dixie Melody", reached #37 on the Billboard Hot 100.[2]

Chart performance[edit]

Aretha Franklin[edit]

Chart Peak
U.S. R&B chart 6