Valley of Tears (song)

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"Valley of Tears"
Single by Fats Domino
from the album This is Fats
B-side"You Made Up My Mind"
ReleasedApril 1957 (1957-04)
Genre New Orleans R&B
Length1:56
Label Imperial
Songwriter(s) Fats Domino, Dave Bartholomew
Fats Domino singles chronology
" I'm Walkin'"
(1957)
"Valley of Tears"
(1957)
"When I See You"
(1957)

"Valley of Tears" is a song written by Fats Domino and Dave Bartholomew and performed by Fats Domino. It reached #2 on the U.S. R&B chart, #8 on the U.S. pop chart, and #25 on the UK Singles Chart in 1957. [1] It was featured on his 1957 album This is Fats. [2]

The single's B-side, "It's You I Love", reached #6 on the U.S. pop chart in 1957. [3]

Other charting versions

  • Buddy Holly released a version of the song which reached #12 on the U.K. pop chart in 1961 as the B-side of Baby I Don't Care. [4]

Other versions


References

  1. ^ "Fats Domino, "Valley of Tears" Chart Positions". Retrieved August 31, 2018.
  2. ^ "Fats Domino, This is Fats". Retrieved August 31, 2018.
  3. ^ "Fats Domino, "It's You I Love" Chart Position". Retrieved August 31, 2018.
  4. ^ "Buddy Holly, "Valley of Tears" Chart Position". Retrieved August 31, 2018.
  5. ^ "Mickey Gilley, "I Need Your Love" Single Release". Retrieved August 31, 2018.
  6. ^ "Mary Small, "Valley of Tears" Single Release". Retrieved August 31, 2018.
  7. ^ "Brook Benton, Singing the Blues". Retrieved August 31, 2018.
  8. ^ "Brenda Lee, Brenda, That's All". Retrieved August 31, 2018.
  9. ^ "The Upsetters, "Valley of Tears" Single Release". Retrieved August 31, 2018.
  10. ^ "Sam McCue with The Classics, "What to Do (To Forget You)" Single Release". Retrieved August 31, 2018.
  11. ^ "The Dixies, "Love Made a Fool" Single Release". Retrieved August 31, 2018.
  12. ^ "Slim Whitman, 15th Anniversary Album". Retrieved August 31, 2018.
  13. ^ "Warren Storm, "Valley of Tears" Single Release". Retrieved August 31, 2018.
  14. ^ "David Box, The David Box Story (David Box and The Ravens)". Retrieved August 31, 2018.
  15. ^ "Soweto Gospel Choir and Robert Plant, Goin' Home: A Tribute to Fats Domino". Retrieved August 31, 2018.
  16. ^ "Van Morrison, Back on Top". Retrieved August 31, 2018.