Chart Position: NR

  • Written and originally recorded by Hank Williams (1949)
  • Keyboards: David Briggs, Hargus ‘Pig” Robbins
  • Guitar: J.J. Cale, Pete Drake, Weldon Myrick, Billy Byrd, Hal Rugg
  • Fiddle: Jim Buchanan, Johnny Gimble
  • Banjo: Bobby Thompson
  • Backing vocals: Melba Montgomery, Charlie McCoy, David Briggs, Dianne Davidson, Ray Edenton, Millie Kirkham
  • Produced by Leon Russell, J.J. Cale, Denny Cordell and Audie Ashworth
  • Recorded in Mt. Juliet TN
  • Hank Wilson is Leon Russell using a fictional name
  • ‘I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry’ also recorded by Helen Merrill (1959), Andy Williams (1960), Johnny Cash (1960), Mark Dinning (1960),  Johnny Cash (1961), Ronnie Hawkins (1961), Ferlin Husky (1961), Everly Brothers (1963), Connie Stevens (1962), Dean Martin (1963), Bill Monroe & His Blue Grass Boys (1963), Del Shannon (1964), Wanda Jackson (1965), B.J. Thomas & Triumphs (1965), Frank Ifield (1965), Carla Thomas (1966), Peter & Gordon (1966), Roy Acuff (1966), Jordanaires (1966), Johnny Mann Singers (1966), Vic Dana (1966), Charlie Rich (1967), Ernest Tubb (1968), Don Gibson (1968), Stonewall Jackson (1969), Jerry Lee Lewis (1969), Bobby Helms (1969), Skeeter Davis (1970), Roy Orbison (1970), Willie Nelson (1971), Dottie West (1971), Elvis Presley (1973), Tanya Tucker (1972), Al Green (1973), Glen Campbell (1973), Donny Osmond (1974), Ray Price (1976), Blue Velvet (1977), Ethna Campbell (1977), Vernon Oxford (1978), Knoxville Grass (1979), Charley Pride (1980), Z.Z. Hill (1981), Billy Joe Royal (1982), Porter Wagoner (1982), Waylon Jennings (1985), Holly Cole Trio (1990), Rattlesnake Annie (1988), Sara Beth (1992), Betty Buckley (1994), John Waite (1995), Cassandra Wilson (1996), Rimshots (1998), Tom Jones (1998), Barbara Lynn (1998), Bill Frisell (2000), Holmes Brothers (2004), Townes Van Zandt (2004), Danny Summer (2004), Debby Boone (2005), Sara Grey (2005), Raveonettes (2005), Josh Pearson (2006), Jimmy Kirkland (2007), Viktor Lazlo (2007), Volbeat (2008), Kerry Gilbert (2010), Gina Jeffreys (2011), Rachel Newton (2012), Eden Atwood (2012), Amy Cervini (2014), Rambling Men (2014), Mary Carrick (2014), Bo-Keys (2016), Ed Payne (2016) and many others

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