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Album: Patsy ClineReleased: 1957Charted:
This was Patsy Cline's first hit song. She was signed to Four Star Records, who were a popular Country music label and had her record this song, which was written by staff songwriters Alan Block and Don Hecht. Cline didn't particularly like the song, but it suited her emotional delivery as she delivered this tale of loneliness and lost love.
The song got a big boost when Cline performed it on the variety show Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scouts
and won that night's competition. It became a crossover hit, charting at #2 Country and #12 Pop, and established Cline as a Country singer capable of mainstream success.
This was featured in 3 different episodes of the ABC TV show Lost