Walk Right Back

Album: The Very Best Of The Everly Brothers (1961)
Charted: 1 7
  • I want you to tell me why you walked out on me
    I'm so lonesome every da-ay
    I want you to know that since you walked out on me
    Nothin' seems to be the same old way

    Think about the love that burns within my heart for you
    The good times we had before you went away, oh me
    Walk right back to me this minute
    Bring your love to me, don't send it
    I'm so lonesome every day.

    (Repeat entire two stanzas)
    I'm so lonesome every day.
    I'm so lonesome every day Writer/s: SONNY CURTIS
    Publisher: Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 8

  • Coy from Palestine, TexasBuddy was not dead (Terry from Willmar, MN) when Sonny Curtis wrote "I Fought the Law". Curtis had written it in 1958 with Buddy in mind, but Buddy died in the plane crash. Sonny and the Crickets then sang it on the album 'In Style with the Crickets'. Earl Sinks sings lead on the song on this album which came out in 1960. Holly would have done a classic version of the song--The Bobby Fuller Four copied Holly and the Crickets. It is listed by Rolling Stone as one of the 500 greatest songs in Rock and Roll (#175).
  • Mj from Colbert, WaMore than I can say, a minor hit Terry?! Love that song and to me a MAJOR Hit! What were the listeners thinking? The Everlys are in a class by themselves! FABULOUS!!!! Met themn--love them!
    Bobby Vee too! He is great!!. Thanks for sharing this info.
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyThis was the brothers second record on which both sides reached the Top 10. In 1958 their song "Bird Dog" peaked at No. 1 and the flip-side "Devoted To You" reached No. 10...
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyThis was a Top Ten two-sided hit for the brothers;
    'Walk Right Back" peaked at #7 and the flip-side 'Ebony Eyes' peaked at #8!!!
  • Terry from Willmar, MnBuddy Holly was long dead by the time that Sonny wrote "I Fought The Law". He also wrote "More Than I Can Say", a minor hit for my friend Bobby Vee.
  • Alan from Grande Prairie, Alberta, CanadaSonny Curtis wrote the great rock song "I Fought The Law". Would have been a perfect tune for Holly to cover. Curtis also wrote the theme to the "Mary Tyler Moore Show'. Diverse talent.
  • Mike from Emmaus, PaNeil Young stole the intro from this tune for "Harvest Moon."
  • Teresa from Mechelen, Belgium"A thing of beauty is a joy forever", said Keats. That's very right, because to listen to the songs of the Everly Brothers is a real joy for me.
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