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I’M SO LONESOME I COULD CRY (1949)


My favourite ever artist. My favourite ever song.

March 7th, 2009.

4 Responses to “I’M SO LONESOME I COULD CRY (1949)”

  1. Darragh Says:

    We used to listen to hank williams on a tape going dow to donegal as kids. I could never tell how much of his yodels were just the cassette player doing a malfunctioning wibble.

  2. admin Says:

    Mostly him I’m afraid Darragh. Certainly yodelling is the cornerstone of Lovesick Blues, which is prob his best known song. For the uninitiated I’d recommend Lost Highway, Your Cheatin’ Heart, Move It On Over and Ramblin’ Man (recently covered by Cat Power).

  3. Matt Vinyl/The Golden Maverick Says:

    top tune by hank.

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