This was written by Winston L. Moore, better known as Slim Willet. He performed the song in 1950 at Hardin Simmons University but could not get a famous record label to record it. Later, the song was heard and recorded by top artists like Ray Price (#5), Red Foley (#10) and Como. At his radio station in 1965, Willet said, "I wondered if that guy at the label jumped out of the 2nd story window when Como recorded it.
Howard - Santa Fe, NM