Written by Fred Rose, Acuff's partner in the music publishing company that put Nashville on the map as a major music centre. Acuff-Rose Publishing worked as a magnet soon as they administred Hank Williams' catalogue ('46).
Roy Acuff & His Smokey Mountain Boys [for Columbia; introduced the song on radio in '45]
Hank Williams [Mother's Best transcription]
Frankie Yankovic [AmPol bandleader accordionist]
Willie Nelson [his first n°1 C&W]
Eva Cassidy [posthumous release]