Sonny James – Only the Lonely, Only the Lonely (Know the Way I Feel) is a 1960 song written by Roy Orbison and Joe Melson. Orbison’s recording of the song, produced by Fred Foster for Monument Records, was the first major hit for the singer. It was described by The New York Times as expressing “a clenched, driven urgency”. Released as a 45 rpm single by Monument Records in May 1960, “Only the Lonely” went to No. 2 on the United States Billboard pop music charts on 25 July 1960.
In 1969, country singer Sonny James recorded the song and had a number-one hit on the Billboard country music charts.
Sonny James – Only the Lonely (Know the Way I Feel)
From Album Only The Lonely
B-Side ” The Journey ”
Sello: Capitol Records – 2370
Formato:Vinilo, 7″, 45 RPM, Scranton Pressing
Género: Folk, World, & Country
Songwriter(s) J. Melson R. Orbison
Producer(s) Kelso Herston