Texas singer, fit for C&W but as a black man doomed for R&B. Raised on gospel & spirituals, he first wrote this as Since I Met You Jesus. Inspired by Pat Boone's arrangement of Ivory Joe's I Almost Lost My Mind (1956).
Mindy Carson [hit US]
Sonny James [n°1 C&W]
B.B. King [in '93 in duet with Katie Webster; the Since I Met You Baby BB cut with Gary Moore and became a hit UK in '92 is another song]
UB 40 feat. Lady Saw [as Since I Met You Lady]
Similar to Got You On My Mind's melody (see there). See also: I Need You So and I Almost Lost My Mind.