Hello Walls

Album: Best Of Faron Young (1961)
Charted: 12
  • This is about a guy who's love has left and all he can do is sit at home and talk to the walls, windows, and ceiling. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Julian - Oakland, AR
  • Country legend Willie Nelson wrote this before he hit it big as an artist.

Comments: 4

  • Barry from Sauquoit, Ny'Ricky Sings Willie'...
    Ricky Nelson covered "Hello Walls" in 1966, it was track eight on his Decca Record's album 'Bright Lights and Country Music'...
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn April 25th 1961, Faron Young performed "Hello Walls" on the ABC-TV program 'American Bandstand'...
    Three weeks earlier on April 4th, 1961 entered Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart at position #97; and on May 29th it peaked at #12 (for 2 weeks) and spent 15 weeks on the Top 100...
    And on May 2nd, 1961 it reached #1 (for 9 weeks) on Billboard's Hot Country Singles chart...
    Between 1952 and 1992 he had sixty-four records make Billboard's Hot Country Singles chart; with forty making the Top 10 and five reaching #1 ("Live Fast, Love Hard, Die Young" in 1955, "Alone with You" in 1958, "Country Girl" in 1959, "Hello Walls" in 1961, and "It's Four in the Morning" in 1971)...
    R.I.P. Mr. Young (1932 - 1996).
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyWillie tells a story about the time him and Lefty Frizzell were sitting together in a garage working on writing some songs. Lefty left the garage for a while and Willie got that the idea for this song. By the time Lefty came back the song was written...
  • Amanda from Peace River, Canadahaha I thought it was funny of how he talks to the window
    is that a tear in the corner of you pane, and don't you try to tell me that it's rain...
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