Patty Loveless – Lonely Too Long, is a song written by Bill Rice, Sharon Vaughn and Mike Lawler, and recorded by American country music artist Patty Loveless. It was released in August 1996 as the third single from her album The Trouble with the Truth. The song was originally recorded by Doug Stone, whose version was never released.
The song charted for 20 weeks on the Billboard Hot Country Singles and Tracks chart, reaching No. 1 during the week of November 16, 1996.
Patty Loveless – Lonely Too Long
From the album The Trouble with the Truth
B-side “Feelin’ Good About Feelin’ Bad”
Released August 24, 1996
Recorded September 1995
Songwriter(s) Mike Lawler, Bill Rice, Sharon Vaughn
Producer(s) Emory Gordy Jr.