“Shame on Me”, written by Lawton Williams and Bill Enis, was recorded by Bobby Bare for the RCA label, it was recorded on March 16, 1962, at RCA Victor Studio, 1611 Hawkins St., Nashville, TN. In the same recording session, “Above and beyond” was also recorded. At the recording session Bobby was accompanied by: Grady Martin (guitar), Ray Edenton (guitar), Henry Strzelecki (bass), William Ackerman (drums), Floyd Cramer (piano), Bill Justis (trumpet), Jim Hall (trombone), ERMcMillin (sax), Dorothy Ann Dillard, Millie Kirkham, Louis Nunley, William Wright, Jr. (chorus vocal). Produced by Chet Atkins, the song was released in May 1962, on September 22, 1962, peaking at # 18 on the U.S Hot Country Songs charts, spending a total of 8 weeks on the charts.
The song was featured on Bobby Bare’s debut album “Detroit City” And Other Hits (RCA 1963), the album was released in mid-1963, peaking at # 9 on January 11, 1964, in the US charts Top Country Albums, and remaining on the charts for a total of 8 weeks.
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Jan Howard 1969 (Decca)
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