Six More Miles is a song written by Hank Williams for MGM Records. there were moments in Williams’ life when he pulled himself up into the sunshine. earlier, on December 22, 1948. La chanson est sortie sur la face B du single My Bucket's Got a Hole in It (publiée sous le label Sterling Records en novembre 1949). dominated the charts at the time. Instead Williams imbibes the world around him on a random evening and finds every sight and sound to be a reflection of his own misery. Recorded and released in 1949, “I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry” is a melancholic tune written and popularized by Hank Williams. Beautiful song." During these brilliant times, he shared the anguish of his other world in songs. Using no gimmicks, no play on words, no sophisticated breakthroughs, the piece becomes a simple but profound testament for Inspired by waves of emotion that no one seemed to fully understand, Hank Williams created art on several occasions. La chanson est sortie sur la face B du single My Bucket's Got a Hole in It (publiée sous le label Sterling Records en novembre 1949). Rolling Stone ranked it No. Named for a Creole and Cajun dish, jambalaya, it spawned numerous cover versions and has since achieved popularity in several different music genres. They stated that Gilley also wrote the lyrics to "Cold, Cold Heart" and other songs before drowning at the age of 27. The song was Williams' first major hit, reaching #4 on the Billboard Singles chart. Once in a great while, out of that crystal-like union, comes a message that transcends all musical genres and springs directly into a listener’s soul. That makes his revelation of that cause even more impactful when it finally comes in the songs’ closing lines: “And as I wonder where you are/ I’m so lonesome I could cry.”. recordings shouldn’t be tampered with (quite similar to the controversy many years later surrounding the colorization of old black and white movies). In his autobiography, Bob Dylan recalled, "Even at a young age, I identified with him. As a singer, Williams doesn’t over-emote, instead simply stretching the syllables out for as long as possible so that the natural catch in his voice suggests his solitude. “A Team” group of musicians), Jerry Byrd on steel guitar and Louis Innis on rhythm guitar. What they all realized was something that Hank Williams knew well ahead of his time: When sorrow seems as big as the world, it can only be accurately expressed in those terms. but the song’s lyrics seemed to fit that first sentiment and Hank’s life so very well. In the 2003 documentary The Road to Nashville, singer k.d. Williams is backed by members of the Pleasant Valley Boys –Zeke Turner (lead guitar), Jerry Byrd (steel guitar), and Louis Innis (rhythm guitar) –as well as Tommy Jackson (fiddle) and Ernie Newton (bass). "I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry" is a song recorded by American country music singer-songwriter Hank Williams in 1949. Elle n'a pas attiré beaucoup d'attention à l'epoque[1], mais après la mort de Hank Williams a été ravivée et reprise par beaucoup d'artistes, notamment Willie Nelson[1], Jerry Lee Lewis et Elvis Presley. The events of Hank Williams' death tell the story of his life, and one of his songs, "I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry," is part of that "story wrote with music to it." "I Overlooked an Orchid" is a country song that was a hit for Mickey Gilley in 1974. No one knew This song has become widely popular, hence, it has been rendered by various artists. "Why Don't You Love Me" is a song by American singer and guitarist Hank Williams. were members of Red Foley’s former band The Pleasant Valley Boys, consisting of Zeke Turner on lead guitar, Tommy Jackson on fiddle (who later went on to become a member of Nashville’s renowned Happy Laura Day, Part 2: Alice Cooper on his Love for Laura Nyro, Happy Laura Day, Part 1: Today’s Great Song for Now, “And When I Die”, The Zen of John Prine (In Three Lines) by Jason Wilber. “I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry” is not one of the thirty-nine Hank Williams songs that appeared on the national playlists between 1947 and 1955. Hamilton portraying Hank (which by most accounts was generally regarded as a bad casting choice by the studio). The actual length of a specific night is determined by the time of the year it inhabits, yet Williams’ assertion that “I’ve never seen a night so long/ When time goes crawling by” is clearly related to his woeful state of mind and would have been accurate to him even on the summer solstice. 111 on their list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time, the oldest song on the list, and No. In style, the song is a blues ballad and deals with the singer's despair with his partner. Kasey Chambers: “It’s totally heartbreaking but you don’t want to stop listening to it. lang stated, "I think 'I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry' is one of the most classic American songs ever written, truly. “I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry” was issued as a single, but it was relegated to the “B” side of “My Bucket’s Got A Hole In It” which peaked at #2 on Billboard’s It was first recorded by Carl Smith in 1950, achieving only modest sales when it was released as a single through Columbia Records. The subtle genius of the lyrics is how the different phenomena that Williams describes only become lonely through his perception of them. lang stated, "I think 'I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry' is one of the most classic American songs ever written, truly. drew a reaction in Nashville. instrumentation (keeping only Hank’s voice), then added a new, modern soundtrack (complete with violins and background singers) and re-issued the song as a single. “I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry:” A Classic American Song Ever Written.