"I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry" as written by and Clarence Williams....
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 a cloud,
To hide its face and cry.

Did you ever see a Robin weep,
When leaves begin to die?
That means 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.
I'm so lonesome I could cry.


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"I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry" as written by Sr. Hank Williams

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    General Commentthis song is a cover of an old hank williams song, with nick cave as well . much better than the orignal i must say.
    pockymanon June 26, 2004   Link
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    General Commentthe simplicity and straitforwardness make me cry every time, i just find myself nodding every time he says im so lonesome i could cry. and i always thought that in the last verse he says im so lonesome i could die.
    midnight_listeneron December 18, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI love JC very much, but I like Hank's version a lot.
    bear_hug20on November 24, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI love JC very much, but I like Hank's version a lot.
    bear_hug20on November 24, 2008   Link

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