LONESOME TOWN

Latest update on 12/09/2011

Artist: Ricky Nelson
Author: Baker Knight
Label: Imperial
Year: 1958

With James Burton. Written with the Everly Brothers in mind. The Knight-penned B-side I Got A Feeling became a hit as well. See also: The Wonder Of You.

Covers:

1959:

Richard Anthony

1961:

Ventures

1963:

Johnny Crawford

1968:

Françoise Hardy [as La Rue des coeurs perdus]

1972:

Ronnie Hawkins

1977:

Cramps

1978:

Shakin' Stevens

1996:

Johnny Hallyday [as La Ville des âmes en peine]

1999:

Paul McCartney [situating Lonesome Town in the same thematical alleyway as Heartbreak Hotel]

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