DON'T LET THE STARS GET IN YOUR EYES

Latest update on 22/03/2017

Artist: Slim Willet
Author: Slim Willet/Cactus Pryor/Barbara Trammel
Label: 4 Star
Year: 1952

N°1 C&W. Slim pulled a gun on Bill McCall (head of 4 Star records & publishing), forced him to walk to the bank and collect an overdue payment for royalties in cash.

Covers:

1952:

Skeets McDonald [n°1 C&W]

1952:

Perry Como [n°1 US & UK]

1952:

Ray Price

1952:

Gisela MacKenzie [hit US]

1953:

Goldie Hill [answer version: I Let The Stars Get In My Eyes]

1953:

Red Foley

1977:

Jerry Lee Lewis

1988:

k.d. lang

2000:

André Van Duin [as Stapelgek Op Jou]

2005:

Jimmie Dale Gilmore

Slim Willet, Skeets McDonald and Red Foley all died of a heart attack. Watch out, Ray and Jerry Lee.

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