“Talk Back Trembling Lips” is a 1963 song first recorded by Ernest Ashworth. The song became the most successful of Ernest Ashworth’s career and was his only No. 1 song on the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart that October. The song spent 35 weeks on the country chart. The song also bubbled under the Billboard Hot 100, just missing the chart’s main listing as it peaked at No. 101. Johnny Tillotson recorded a successful cover version in 1963 that peaked in early 1964.
From the album Hits of Today and Tomorrow
B-side “That’s How Much I Care”
Released June 1963
Recorded May 1963
Songwriter(s) John D. Loudermilk
Producer(s) Wesley Rose