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Williams wrote this shortly after divorcing his wife, Audrey Mae Sheppard.
Williams recorded this in 1952. It was released after his death in 1953.
Many artists have covered this over the years, including Louis Armstrong, Glen Campbell, Fats Domino and Jerry Lee Lewis. (thanks, Edward Pearce - Ashford, Kent, England, for all above)
Rat Pack member Joey Bishop recorded this in the '60s on the album Cold, Cold, Heart. Bishop was an actor, and many people considered his version so bad it was actually entertaining. On the album cover, Bishop is dressed in a rhinestone cowboy costume. It contains liner notes by fellow Rat Packer, Dean Martin. (thanks, Barry Kesten - Bellmore, United States)
After studying in Paris with a famous composition teacher, Charles became the most successful writer of TV theme songs.
"Missing You" was a spontaneous outpouring of emotion triggered by a phone call. John tells that story and explains what MTV meant to his career.
Petula talks about her hits "Downtown" and "Don't Sleep In The Subway," and explains her Michael Jackson connection.