I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry

Album: Legend Lives Anew with Strings (1949)
  • Hear that lonesome whippoorwill,
    He sounds too blue to fly.
    That midnight train is whining low,
    I'm so lonesome I could cry.

    I've never seen a night so long
    When time goes crawling by.
    The moon just went behind a cloud
    To hide its face and cry.

    Did you ever see a robin weep,
    When leaves begin to die?
    That mean he's lost the will to live,
    I'm so lonesome I could cry.

    The silence of a falling star
    Lights up a purple sky.
    And as I wonder where you are
    I'm so lonesome I could cry.

Comments: 3

  • Jfras from St. Louis MoDoes anybody know what year Ray Charles recorded this song. I cannot find it anywhere.
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn February 13th 1966, B.J. Thomas and the Triumphs' covered version of "I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry" entered Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart at position #87; and seven weeks on April 3rd, 1966 it peaked at #8 {for 2 weeks} and spent 13 weeks on the Top 100...
    And on April 18th, 1966 it reached #2* {for 1 week} on the Canadian RPM 100 chart...
    * The week it was at #2 in Canada; the #1 for that week was "Daydream" by the Lovin' Spoonful.
  • Scott from Los Angeles, CaDoes anyone know who produced the original recording? Thank you.
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