I Walk Alone (Marty Robbins song)

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"I Walk Alone"
Single by Marty Robbins
from the album I Walk Alone
B-side"Lily of the Valley"
ReleasedAugust 27, 1968
Genre Country
Length3:17
Label Columbia
Songwriter(s)Herbert W. Wilson
Producer(s) Bob Johnston
Marty Robbins singles chronology
"Love Is in the Air"
(1968)
"I Walk Alone"
(1968)
" It's a Sin"
(1969)

"I Walk Alone" is a song written by Herbert Wilson. [1] and recorded by American country music artist, Eddy Arnold and was the B-side of his 78 rpm single "Did You See My Daddy Over There" (1945), [2] and later for his compilation album Eddy Arnold Sings Them Again (1960). [3] [4] [5]

Marty Robbins recording

  • Marty Robbins, recorded a version which was released in August 1968 as the first single and title track from the album I Walk Alone. [6] It was Robbins' thirteenth number one on the U.S. country singles chart. The single spent two weeks at number one and a total of fifteen weeks on the chart. [7]

Chart performance

Chart (1968) Peak
position
US Hot Country Songs ( Billboard) [8] 1
US Billboard Hot 100 [9] 65
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 3
Canadian RPM Top Singles 96

Other versions

References

  1. ^ "Herbert Wilson". Discogs.com. Retrieved 25 December 2021.
  2. ^ Chanteurs Eddy Arnold Discography 08/1945, RCA 33-0535. Retrieved 6 January 2012
  3. ^ Allmusic "I Walk Alone" Eddy Arnold with music sample Retrieved 6 January 2012
  4. ^ Discogs Eddy Arnold Sings Them Again Retrieved 6 January 2012
  5. ^ LP Discography Eddy Arnold Retrieved 6 January 2012
  6. ^ Allmusic "I Walk Alone" Marty Robbins with music sample Retrieved 6 January 2012
  7. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 294.
  8. ^ "Marty Robbins Chart History (Hot Country Songs)". Billboard.
  9. ^ "Marty Robbins Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard.
  10. ^ Praguefrank's Country Music Discographies Tubb Ernest Retrieved 6 January 2012
  11. ^ Allmusic Walking the Floor Over You (Box Set) Disc 6, track 13. Retrieved 6 January 2012
  12. ^ Allmusic More Country Soul Don Gibson Retrieved 6 January 2012
  13. ^ LP Discography Don Gibson Sep 1968 Retrieved 6 January 2012
  14. ^ Allmusic Your Squaw Is on the Warpath Loretta Lynn Retrieved 6 January 2012
  15. ^ Allmusic Guilty Street Kitty Wells Retrieved 6 January 2012
  16. ^ Discogs Kitty Wells Guilty Street Retrieved 6 January 2012
  17. ^ LP Discography Kitty Wells Retrieved 6 January 2012
  18. ^ Allmusic Where Love Used to Live David Houston Retrieved 6 January 2012
  19. ^ LP Discography David Houston Retrieved 6 January 2012
  20. ^ Discogs David Houston Where Love Used To Live / My Woman's Good To Me Retrieved 6 January 2012
  21. ^ Allmusic "I Walk Alone" Willie Nelson with music sample Retrieved 6 January 2012
  22. ^ LP Discography Willie Nelson Retrieved 6 January 2012
  23. ^ Allmusic The Early Years: The Complete Liberty Recordings Plus More Review Disc 2, track 27 (wrong composer). Retrieved 6 January 2012
  24. ^ Amazon "I'll Walk Alone" Willie Nelson MP3 with music sample Retrieved 6 January 2012