HE'LL HAVE TO GO

Latest update on 21/02/2016

Artist: Billy Brown
Author: Joe Allison/Audrey Allison
Label: Columbia
Year: 1959

Song lyrics inspired by a bad telephone line between man and wife Joe & Audrey Allison: "Put your sweet lips a little closer to the phone".

Covers:

1959:

Jim Reeves [n°1 C&W & n°2 US]

1960:

Grady Martin [instrumental; country guitar player from Nashville]

1960:

Jeanne Black [answer song He'll Have To Stay; top 5 US]

1960:

Caterina Valente [as Caro Mio (Blijf Nog Een Beetje Aan De Lijn)]

1961:

Skeeter Davis [also as He'll Have To Stay]

1962:

Nat King Cole

1963:

Paul Anka

1964:

Solomon Burke

1965:

Eddy Arnold

1967:

Tom Jones

1969:

Jerry Lee Lewis

1970:

Sonny James

1972:

Tom Jones

1972:

Roy Clark

1973:

Anita Kerr Singers [as She'll Have To Go; they also backed Jim Reeves]

1976:

Ry Cooder

1976:

Sharif Dean

1977:

Bobby Goldsboro

1977:

Elvis Presley

1979:

Elvis Costello [bonus track on cd version Almost Blue]

1980:

Billy Joe Royal

1985:

Prefab Sprout

1986:

BJ Thomas

1987:

Charlie Feathers

1988:

Bryan Ferry

1989:

Hans Habils [as Hij Moet Gaan]

1991:

Running Cow

1996:

Tav Falco

1996:

Petty Booka [as He'll Have To Stay; covered an answer song while using the Cooder cover arrangement]

1997:

Tom, Dick & Harry

1998:

Simpson-Krishnan-Hidalgo-Srinivasan

2004:

Holmes Brothers

2006:

Frankie Miller

2006:

Jools Holland & Lulu [as She'll Have To Go]

2014:

Harry Dean Stanton

2015:

Tav Falco

Answer song He'll Have To Stay (see: Jeanne Black) was originally released on Corina Minette (ABC Paramount - 1960).

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