Lonely " is a song co-written and recorded by American singer Bobby Vinton. The song was first released on Vinton's album Roses Are Red. Vinton began writing the song while serving in the Army. The singer laments his condition and wishes for someone to talk with. Epic Records never had much initial faith in Flying Kamikaze - Edgar Froese - Kamikaze 1989 Vinton, but he turned out to be their best selling s artist, this being one example of the matter.
Bobby included it on his single-take first vocal album "Roses Are Red," but it was not initially released as a single. Vinton wanted the single to be the follow-up to his first hit, "Roses Are Red," but Epic's executives decided on the very similar " Rain Rain Go Away, " audaciously giving "Mr. Lonely" to Buddy Grecowhom they were grooming as their next big superstar.
Greco's version reached No. However, in the following months, Bobby's continued success as a vocalist proved them wrong. Many months later, when Epic was preparing a "Greatest Hits" album, they Little Weed - Jon Corbett / Steve Done - Another Fine Mess eleven cuts and asked Bobby what should be the twelfth; "Mr.
Lonely" was his response to the question. With this White Butterfly - DWYS* - Turn Up The B! playing came many a demand for "Mr.
Lonely" to be released as a single. Lonely" became one of Bobby's signature songs and Quand Revient La Nuit (Mr. Lonely) - Johnny Hallyday - Quand Revient La Nuit; Les Monts Près Du Ciel favorite with servicemen around the world. Epic subsequently built an entire album release around "Mr. Lonely" when it became a hit as a single.
The song spent 15 weeks on the Billboard Hotreaching No. Inthe song was re-released as a single, and it reached No. InFrench rockstar Johnny Hallyday did a version of the song called Quand revient la nuitwhich became a success there.
InAmerican singer Sandy Posey recorded a version of the song, Miss Lonelyfrom the lonely female's perspective.
Philippine singer Victor Wood made a bilingual version of the song, alternating the original lyrics with Filipino ones. This particular cover version became popular in the Philippines and gave some fame to the entertainer. This song uses a sped-up sample of the earlier song, reminiscent of the fictitious animated singing group Alvin and the Chipmunks. The song was parodied in the animated film Flushed Away. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Redirected from Quand revient la nuit. Lonely " "Dearest Santa" " Mr.
Lonely" OldieLyrics. Accessed July 28, Retrieved LonelyUltratop. Ultratop Les classement single. Bobby Vinton. Live at the Copa.
Vinyl, 7", 45 RPM. Bob Morgan Arranged and conducted by Robert Mersey. Lonely " This s song-related article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.
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