Baby Songs: Oh Baby Mine (I Get So Lonely)

@FourWalls (28437)
Louisville, Kentucky
October 17, 2020 11:37am CST
Oh, baby, is my back hurting! Time for an x-ray. It’s also time for another song with “baby” in the title. I’m going to spare everyone with the preferred version and go with the original for today’s song. Oh Baby Mine (I Get So Lonely) - The Four Knights You know when I do those “songs you might not know were covers” countdowns? Welcome to “songs Hillbilly had NO CLUE were covers”! I grew up with this song, fiddles and dobro blazing, by Johnnie and Jack. And their version was a cover!!! I’m in the interest of saving people from headaches, so I will NOT use that version. The original goes back to 1953, a year before the Johnnie and Jack country hit (#1 hit), with a doo-wop vocal group called the Four Knights. They had a measure of radio success, appearing on the radio shows hosted by Arthur Godfrey and Red Skelton, but this was their biggest recording. You learn something new every day. Glad I did! Oh Baby Mine (I Get So Lonely) Written by Pat Ballard Recorded by the Four Knights Released as a single, 1953 Tossing and turning in my slumber:
El grupo se formó en 1943 con Gene Alford (plomo tenor ), Oscar de Broadway ( contrabajo ), Clarence Dixon ( barítono ), y John Wallace (tenor, guitarra ). E...
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@CarolDM (98437)
• United States
17 Oct
Sorry about your back. Don't remember this one.
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@FourWalls (28437)
• Louisville, Kentucky
17 Oct
The Statlers later did it.
The Statler Brothers Oh Baby Mine live on Hee Haw tv show Hee-Haw Full Episode - Episode 372º https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rg7c_o2mxlg&list=PLH1-1DOjlNmZb...
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@CarolDM (98437)
• United States
17 Oct
@FourWalls Oh yes I remember this version.
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@NJChicaa (90387)
• United States
17 Oct
Nope
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@FourWalls (28437)
• Louisville, Kentucky
17 Oct
Ah, go back to your chocolate on the Food Network!
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@NJChicaa (90387)
• United States
17 Oct
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@amadeo (114206)
• United States
17 Oct
Good afternoon.thanks for the link.
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@GreatMartin (16074)
• Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
17 Oct
And here I thought I had heard them all!!!
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@DocAndersen (28944)
• United States
18 Oct
wow i honestly had never heard this song. so awesome!
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@FourWalls (28437)
• Louisville, Kentucky
18 Oct
This is the version I grew up with. But some people are allergic to country music....
Johnny & Jack - (Oh Baby Mine) I Get So Lonely was recorded in 1954 on the RCA label and went to #1 on the charts. Most country fans know the duo was compose...
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@DocAndersen (28944)
• United States
18 Oct
@FourWalls i like that - i can't believe i have never heard this song. Thanks, as always for the education!!!!!
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@LindaOHio (49189)
• United States
18 Oct
Sorry. Don't know this one. Hope your back is better.
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