ALWAYS ON MY MIND

Latest update on 22/03/2017

Artist: BJ Thomas
Author: Wayne Carson Thompson/Mark James/Johnny Christopher
Label: Collector's Choice
Year: 1970

Oldest recording. Bonus track on reissue lp's Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head/Everybody's Out Of Town (both '70) and on his comp Golden Classics ('96). Along with other titles written by the same three authors.

Covers:

1971:

Brenda Lee [coauthor Wayne Carson Thompson cut his own version for Monument that year, still unreleased]

1972:

Gwen McCrae [as You Were Always On Mind; released two months before Brenda's as B-side of Columbia single He's Not You]

1972:

Elvis Presley [B-side of Separate Ways, the single that sealed his divorce from Priscilla]

1982:

Willie Nelson [n°1 C&W; proclaimed "song of the year", later even "country-song of the eighties"]

1982:

Sonny Charles

1982:

Ron Brandsteder [as Ik Hield Altijd Alleen Van Jou]

1985:

Joe Simon

1987:

Pet Shop Boys [n°1 UK]

1988:

Bert Weedon

1990:

David Hasselhoff

1991:

Brenda Cochrane

1992:

Piet Veerman

1992:

Mama's Jasje [as Zonder Verhaal]

1992:

Cissy Houston

1993:

Skeeter Davis

2006:

Julio Iglesias

2007:

Michael Bublé

2013:

Willie Nelson & Carrie Underwood

2016:

Loretta Lynn

Coauthor Mark James also wrote Hooked On A Feeling and Suspicious Minds. Coauthor Wayne Carson Thompson wrote the Box Tops hit The Letter and along with third coauthor Johnny Christopher, No Love At All for B.J. Thomas.

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