High Lonesome Sound

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"High Lonesome Sound" is a song written and recorded by American country music artist Vince Gill. It was released in April 1996 as the first single and title track from his album High Lonesome Sound. The song reached #12 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart in June 1996 and #1 on the RPM Country Tracks chart in Canada the following month. At the 39th Grammy Awards, "High Lonesome Sound" won the award for Best Country Collaboration with Vocals. An alternate version of the song was recorded in a more bluegrass orchestration and backed by Alison Krauss & Union Station.  


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Whenever my soul is lonely
Whenever I'm feeling blue
I start thinkin' 'bout my blue eyed darlin'
And my heart starts pinin' for you

I want to hear that high lonesome sound
Cause my sweet baby ain't around
When my life's got me down
I want to hear that high lonesome sound

When I'm lost in this ocean of darkness
Not knowing which way I should turn
And my eyes are filled with sadness
Of knowing you'll never return

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Vince Gill

Vincent Grant "Vince" Gill (born April 12, 1957) is an American country singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. He has achieved commercial success and fame both as frontman to the country rock band Pure Prairie League in the 1970s, and as a solo artist beginning in 1983, where his talents as a vocalist and musician have placed him in high demand as a guest vocalist, and a duet partner. Gill has recorded more than 20 studio albums, charted over 40 singles on the U.S. Billboard charts as Hot Country Songs, and has sold more than 22 million albums. He has been honored by the Country Music Association with 18 CMA Awards, including two Entertainer of the Year awards and five Male Vocalist Awards. Gill has also earned 20 Grammy Awards, more than any other male… more »

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Written by: VINCE GILL

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