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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)
One of the most popular classical vocalists in the land is lining up a trip to space, which is the inspiration for many of her songs.
The good doctor shares some candid insights on recording with Phil Spector and The Black Keys.
One of the most successful songwriters in the business, Desmond co-wrote "Livin' La Vida Loca," "Dude (Looks Like A Lady)" and "Livin' On A Prayer."
The "A Thousand Miles" singer on what she thinks of her song being used in White Chicks
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