Who Sang I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry? Bill Monroe and the Bluegrass Boys

Release information
Release Date: 1963-6-8
length: 2:13
producer: Harry Silverstein
fiddle: Kenny Baker
banjo: Lonnie Hoppers
double bass: Bessie Lee Mauldin
guitar: Joe Stuart
lead vocals: Bill Monroe
mandolin: Bill Monroe
Some other versions of "I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry"

Lyrics
Hear that lonesome whippoorwill
He sounds too blue to fly
The midnight train is whining low
I'm so lonesome I could cry

I've never seen a night so long
When time goes crawling by
The moon just went behind the clouds
To hide its face and cry

Did you ever see a robin weep
When leaves begin to die
That mean's he's lost his will to live
I'm so lonesome I could cry

The silence of a falling star
Lights up a purple sky
And as I wonder where you are
I'm so lonesome I could cry

Tracklist
Vinyl 1
  • 1 Blue Ridge Mountain Blues
  • 2 Columbus Stockade Blues
  • 3 There Was Nothing We Could Do
  • 4 I Was Left on the Street
  • 5 Big Sandy River
  • 6 Cheap Love Affair
  • 7 How Will I Explain About You
  • 8 Foggy River
  • 9 Careless Love
  • 10 I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry
  • 11 Baker's Breakdown
  • 12 When the Bees Are in the Hive

  • Release information
    label: Decca Records
    country(area): United States
    format: Vinyl
    script: Latin