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On July 4, 2012
I Love You Because
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Strolling Down Memory Lane is this great country western song ....This is from the era of country music that i loved ....Today's country is more rock and roll...ok for those that like it but I personally prefer the older style....thank you for your listens ....Hope you enjoy....
"I Love You Because" is a 1949 song written and originally recorded by Leon Payne. The single went to number four on the Billboard Country & Western Best Seller lists and spent two weeks at number one on the Country & Western Disk Jockey List, spending a total of thirty-two weeks on the chart. "I Love You Because" was Payne's only song to make the country charts.Contents
"I Love You Because" has been covered by several artists throughout the years:
In 1950, Ernest Tubb and Clyde Moody each recorded their own version both making the Top 10 on the Country & Western charts. others were...Elvis Presley,... Hank Locklin,... Johnny Cash.... Matt Monro,... Slim Whitman,... George Jones,...Willie Nelson,...Ray Price,...Jean Shepard,
In 1963, Al Martino recorded the most successful version of the song peaking at number three on the Hot 100 and number one on the Middle-Road (or Easy Listening) chart for two weeks in May that year.
In 1964, Jim Reeves took the song to number five in the UK. In 1976, the song was the title track of a posthumous Jim Reeves album, which peaked at number 24 on the US Country chart. The single version reached number 54 in the US that year.
***ALWAYS KEEP YOUR FAITH GOING ON***
HELLO GENTLEMAN HUGSIE LISTENING.....
INDEED A BEAUTIFUL SONG AND YOU DID A AWESOME PERFORMANCE, I TRULY ENJOYED MY STAY WITH YOU, THANKS FOR THIS DELIGHTFUL MOMENT MY FRIEND, TO YOU,JET AND YOUR FAMILY A **HAPPY 4th OF JULY, GOD BLESS YOU ALL,I WISH YOU A WONDERFUL DAY, TAKE CARE,BISOUS,BISOUS
Oh yeahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh....love this oldie....awesome sing my friend....enjoyed my listen....hope you are having a Happy July 4th.....hugs Jenny**************
I'm glad I came here checking to see what you sang last, Hugsie. You always pick goodies whatever the genre. This is real country and I love it... I agree that the old country is the best for my taste. As you said, to each his own but I like what you did and enjoyed listening to your version. Very nice!
I didn't know this song was written the year of my birth It's another wonderful goldie oldie for me as well.The older country songs and singers are my preference too.You sound real good Hugsie! Yeppers! Great Sing mdf Hugs, JO
Still here,,,,,,,,,Listening to your another great song ,,,I don't know this song,,but I enjoy what I'm hearing from you,,
Yes,, I love country songs,,,,Love this tune,,,and love what you bring to the song,,It's like the feeling of Nostalgia with your heart,,,,,
Another beautiful rendition from you,,Thanks for my delightful visit tonite,,It was a relaxing time here,,,Sending my big big clapsssssssssssss
Thanks for your kind visits too,,,,I appreciate your friendship,,,,,hope you have a great week,,,,,,,,,,Keep safe,,,,,,,hugs,,Vivian
I HAVE X-RAYS AND MRI AND BLOOD WORK TODAY SO I WILL NOT BE ON LOVE MY TRUE FRIENDS NOT FAKE
It was a pleasure listening to your terrific rendition my friend.....You did a lovely job on this song........I enjoyed it very much..Love the music and I love your singing, excellent job my friend, I enjoyed my listen this is very good love it ***************************************hugs and smiles ,, god bless
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