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I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry

La Crosse, WI, United States / Eagle 102.7
I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry

In 1966 a kid from Texas and his band, the Triumphs, released a cover single of the Hank Williams song “I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry”.  Amazingly, the record soared to #6 on the Billboard Hot 100, sold over a million copies and received a gold record.  Not a bad start.  The song ranks as B.J.’s fourth best selling single in a long and successful career… so I’ve never understood why it gets so little attention today.  Listen for it around 7:30 this morning on Eagle 102.7, on Keith Anderson’s Thursday forgotten oldie.

 

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