Jim Reeves – Blue Side of Lonesome, is a song written and recorded by Leon Payne in 1960.
It is most famously known from the posthumous 1966 single by Jim Reeves. Reeves had previously recorded this song on his 1962 album, The Country Side of Jim Reeves. The single was Reeves’ fifth posthumous release to reach number one on the U.S. country music chart. “Blue Side of Lonesome” stayed at number one for a single week and spent a total of nineteen weeks on the chart.
Jim Reeves – Blue Side of Lonesome
From the album The Blue Side of Lonesome
B-side “It Hurts So Much (To See You Go)”
Released July 1966
Songwriter(s) Leon Payne
Producer(s) Chet Atkins