The Lonely Guy

October 17, 2017 | Posted by Peter Jakobsen | Modern Music, MUSIC | 1 Comment |

(Photo Bert Kaufmann)

Songs in our Heart # 86

I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry (written and performed by Hank Williams) (released August 1949)

[Hank (17 September 1923 – 1 January 1953) wrote some sad tunes, but this is so bleak it bleeds, a classic mournful dirge that rolls along without fuss or overdone production.  Give it a spin but only when you’re feeling upbeat!  ”

“Did you ever see a night so slow
As time goes draggin’ by
The moon just went behind the clouds
To hide its face and cry…”

1 Comment

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    Ernest Perez

    October 18, 2017

    That lonely whip-o-will


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