Kirk Collection

Country Music Index
Part 1: 1940-1949


Kirk Country Music Table of Contents Page

This portion of the index provides records to 148 titles published from 1940 through 1949. This collection is based on a collection of 2,061 songs published by the Acuff-Rose and Milene Music Publishing Companies from 1941 to 1972. The group consists mostly of two-page, 23-cm. ASCAP or BMI promotional song sheets. When an entry lacks a first line, the title and first line are the same.

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1940 1941 1942 1943 1944
1945 1946 1947 1948 1949


____________________ 1941____________________

Title: Doin' my time.
First Line: On this old rock pile with a ball and chain
Chorus:
Music by:
Words by: Skinner, Jimmie.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1941.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

____________________ 1942____________________

Title: Low and lowly.
First Line: Low and lowly sad and blue
Chorus:
Music by:
Words by: Jenkins, Floyd.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Milene Music, c1942.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

____________________ 1943____________________

Title: Broken marriage vows.
First Line: I got the letter Darlin,' read it o'er and o'er again
Chorus: Marriage vows forgotten is a debt you'll have to pay
Music by:
Words by: Bailes, Walter.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1943.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: Fire ball mail.
First Line: Here she comes look at her roll
Chorus:
Music by:
Words by: Jenkins, Floyd.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Milene Music, c1943.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: Forever and a day.
First Line: Forever and a day I'll love you
Chorus:
Music by:
Words by: Rose, Fred.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Milene Music, c1943.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: I can't go on this way.
First Line: Moanin' low, moanin' high, Hair is turnin' gray
Chorus:
Music by:
Words by: Rose, Fred.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Milene Music, c1943.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: I want to be wanted.
First Line: I want to wanted by someone like you
Chorus:
Music by:
Words by: Atcher, Bob.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1943.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: Love letters (from an old sweetheart of mine).
First Line:
Chorus: Love letters I read them through and through
Music by:
Words by: Aumann, Earl.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1943.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: Midnite flyer.
First Line: Look at that midnite flyer roll Look at her go
Chorus:
Music by:
Words by: Rose, Fred and Hy Heath.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Milene Music, c1943.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: Pins and needles (in my heart).
First Line: I know not where on earth to find you
Chorus:
Music by:
Words by: Jenkins, Floyd.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Milene Music, c1943.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: We live in two different worlds.
First Line: We live in two different worlds dear
Chorus:
Music by:
Words by: Rose, Fred.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Milene Music, c1943.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: With tears in my eyes!
First Line: With tears in my eyes, dear, I begged you to stay
Chorus:
Music by:
Words by: Howard, Paul.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1943.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: Write me sweetheart.
First Line: You went away and left me stranded
Chorus: Troubled in mind is how you left me
Music by:
Words by: Acuff, Roy.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1943.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

____________________ 1944____________________

Title: Dad too is lonely.
First Line: Many songs have been written about our boys over there
Chorus:
Music by:
Words by: Skinner, Jimmie.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1944.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: Don't give your heart to a rambler.
First Line: If I'd never had the blues, little Darling
Chorus: Don't fall in love with me, Darlin,' I'm a rambler
Music by:
Words by: Skinner, Jimmie.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1944.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: Dreaming my weary life away.
First Line: Don't say you're sorry if you want to go
Chorus: Drifting and dreaming my weary life away
Music by:
Words by: Skinner, Jimmie.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1944.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: In payment of a broken heart.
First Line: Oh the thoughts of yesterday make the bitter tear-drops start
Chorus:
Music by:
Words by: Drewery, Edna Pearl.
P/P/D: S.l. : Edna Pearl Drewery, c1944.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: Jealous heart.
First Line:
Chorus: Jealous heart, oh jealous heart stop beating
Music by:
Words by: Carson, Jenny Lou.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1944.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: Kentucky and you.
First Line: I want to be where friends are true 'neath Kentucky skies so blue
Chorus: Dixieland is calling, that's where I long to be
Music by:
Words by: Skinner, Jimmie.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1944.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: Peace will come.
First Line: I am praying for the day
Chorus:
Music by:
Words by: King, Frankie (Pee wee) and Hank Williams.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1944.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: What a diff'rence just a year can make.
First Line: Just a year ago today we had to part, dear
Chorus:
Music by:
Words by: Howard, Paul and Norman Nettles.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1944.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

____________________ 1945____________________

Title: Blue eyes crying in the rain.
First Line: In the twilight glow I see her
Chorus:
Music by:
Words by: Rose, Fred.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Milene Music, c1945.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: Down in the willow garden.
First Line:
Chorus: Down in the willow garden where me and my love did meet
Music by:
Words by: Monroe, Charlie.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1945.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: Gran'ma.
First Line: When I was just a sonsy little maiden
Chorus: Dinna fash your head aboot it lassie
Music by:
Words by: Hammil, Carrie Esther.
P/P/D: Irwin, PA : Standard Music Studios, c1945.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: No one will ever know.
First Line: No one will ever know my heart is breaking
Chorus:
Music by:
Words by: Foree, Mel and Fred Rose.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Milene Music, c1945.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: You don't care what happens to me.
First Line: Darlin' I love you so, but it's kinda hard to know
Chorus:
Music by:
Words by: Rose, Fred.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Milene Music, c1945.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

____________________ 1946____________________

Title: As long as I live.
First Line: It was easy said that night we parted
Chorus: As long as I live If it be one hour
Music by:
Words by: Acuff, Roy.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1946.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: Blue love (in my heart).
First Line: I got a blue love in my heart
Chorus:
Music by:
Words by: Jenkins, Floyd.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Milene Music, c1946.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: Foggy river.
First Line: Your love is colder that foggy river
Chorus:
Music by:
Words by: Rose, Fred.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Milene Music, c1946.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: My foot's in my mouth.
First Line: I open my mouth and my foot jumps in
Chorus:
Music by:
Words by: Roberts, Bob and Martha Roberts.
P/P/D: Washington, DC : Executive Music Pub Co., c1946..
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: On the wrong side of the track.
First Line: You knew that I'm leavin' and I won't be back
Chorus: I want to live my wasted life alone
Music by:
Words by: Skinner, Jimmie.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1946.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: Roly Poly.
First Line: Roly poly eatin' corn and 'taters
Chorus:
Music by:
Words by: Rose, Fred.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Milene Music, c1946.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: Somebody's praying for you.
First Line: No matter how far in this world you have roamed
Chorus: Praying for you praying for you somebody's praying for you
Music by:
Words by: Bailes, Johnnie and Walter Bailes.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1946.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: What will you be doing then.
First Line: Will you be at work doing God's own will
Chorus: What will you be doing then
Music by:
Words by: Bailes, Johnnie and Walter Bailes.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1946.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

____________________ 1947____________________

Title: It's a sin.
First Line:
Chorus: It's a sin my darlin' how I love you
Music by:
Words by: Rose, Fred and Zeb Turner.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Milene Music, c1947.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: Jole Blon.
First Line: Jole Blon, delta flower You're my darling
Chorus:
Music by:
Words by: Acuff, Roy.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Milene Music, c1947.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: Legend of the dogwood tree.
First Line:
Chorus: There is a lovely story a legend tho' it be
Music by:
Words by: Moore, Juanita.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1947.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: Move it on over.
First Line:
Chorus: Came in last night at half past ten, that baby of mine wouldn't let me
in
Music by:
Words by: Williams, Hank.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1947.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: Oh, so many years.
First Line: All these many years I've loved you but no one has ever known
Chorus:
Music by:
Words by: Bailes, Frankie.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1947.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: Rose of 'ol Pawnee.
First Line: My rose of ol' Pawnee A flower of the dawn
Chorus:
Music by:
Words by: Rose, Fred.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Milene Music, c1947.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: Shenandoah waltz.
First Line:
Chorus: In the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia
Music by:
Words by: Wise, Chubby.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1947.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: Waltz of the wind.
First Line:
Chorus: You were there in my arms alone in the moonlight
Music by:
Words by: Rose, Fred.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Milene Music, c1947.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: What can I say.
First Line: What can I say to ease your mind
Chorus: What can I say when people know
Music by:
Words by: Carver, William.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1947.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

____________________ 1948____________________

Title: At the first fall of snow.
First Line:
Chorus: I talked wih a stranger so sad and forlorn
Music by:
Words by: Rose, Lorene.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Milene Music, c1948.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: Calling you.
First Line: When you've strayed from the fold and there's trouble in your soul
Chorus: Calling you Calling you Can't you hear the blessed Saviour
Music by:
Words by: Williams, Hank.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1948.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: Deep Water.
First Line: I'm drifting into deep water
Chorus:
Music by:
Words by: Rose, Fred.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Milene Music, c1948.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: Faded love and winter roses.
First Line:
Chorus: Faded love and winter roses Always bloom in memory
Music by:
Words by: Rose, Fred.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Milene Music, c1948.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: Honky tonk blues.
First Line:
Chorus: I left my home down a rural route
Music by:
Words by: Williams, Hank.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1948.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: Honky tonkin.'
First Line:
Chorus: When you are sad and lonely and have no place to go
Music by:
Words by: Williams, Hank.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1948.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: I can't get you off my mind.
First Line:
Chorus: Oh I can't get you off my mind
Music by:
Words by: Williams, Hank.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1948.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: I saw the light.
First Line: I wandered so aimless life filled with sin
Chorus: I saw the light I saw the light
Music by:
Words by: Williams, Hank.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Fred Rose Music, c1948.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: If I didn't love you.
First Line:
Chorus: If I didn't love you I wouldn't be lonesome and I'd never cry over you
Music by:
Words by: Williams, Hank and Fred Rose.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Milene Music, c1948.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: I'll be a bachelor 'til I die.
First Line:
Chorus: I'll take you to the picture show and babe I'll hold your hand
Music by:
Words by: Williams, Hank.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1948.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: I'm a long gone daddy.
First Line:
Chorus: All you want to do is sit around and pout
Music by:
Words by: Williams, Hank.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1948.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: Leave me alone with the blues.
First Line:
Chorus: Better pack up your suitcase and leave in a hurry
Music by:
Words by: Pope, Joe.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1948.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: My love for you (has turned to hate).
First Line:
Chorus: I'll never forget that sad, sad day
Music by:
Words by: Williams, Hank.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1948.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: Never again (will I knock on your door).
First Line:
Chorus: Oh you know that I've come back and we've tried it o'er
Music by:
Words by: Williams, Hank.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1948.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: Rio Grande Valley.
First Line:
Chorus: In Rio Grande Valley the candle lamps were glowing
Music by:
Words by: Perkins, Ronnie and Fred Rose.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Milene Music, c1948.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: Six more miles.
First Line: Oh the rain is slowly falling
Chorus: Six more miles to the graveyard
Music by:
Words by: Williams, Hank.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1948.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: Someday you'll call my name.
First Line:
Chorus: Someday you'll call my name and I won't answer
Music by:
Words by: Branch, Jean and Eddie Hill.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1948.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: Tennessee waltz.
First Line:
Chorus: I was waltzing with my darlin' to the Tennessee waltz
Music by:
Words by: Stewart, Redd and Pee Wee King.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1948.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: There's two sides to ev'ry story.
First Line:
Chorus: I'm getting the blame for our parting
Music by:
Words by: Rose, Fred.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Milene Music, c1948.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: Unloved and unclaimed.
First Line: There were no loved ones to weep over her
Chorus: She lay on a cold marble slab at the morgue
Music by:
Words by: Acuff, Roy and Vito Pellettieri.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1948.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

____________________ 1949____________________

Title: Afraid.
First Line:
Chorus: Afraid to tell you how much I care
Music by:
Words by: Rose, Fred.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Milene Music, c1949.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: Alabama.
First Line:
Chorus: Alabama Your beautiful sunlight
Music by:
Words by: Hill, Eddie, Ira Louvin and Charles Louvin.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1949.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: A-sleepin' at the foot of the bed.
First Line:
Chorus: Did you ever sleep at the foot of the bed
Music by:
Words by: Wilson, Happy.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1949.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: Be careful of stones that you throw.
First Line: A neighbor was passing my garden one time
Chorus: A tongue can accuse and carry bad news
Music by:
Words by: Dodd, Bonnie.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1949.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: Bonaparte's retreat.
First Line:
Chorus: Met the girl I love in a town'way down in Dixie
Music by:
Words by: King, Pee Wee.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1949.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: Cheaters never win.
First Line: Sweetheart, I know you could make my dreams come true
Chorus: Oh, cheaters never win, don't you know it?
Music by:
Words by: Payne, Leon.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1949.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: Country boy.
First Line: Now I'm just a simple guy but there's one thing sure a shootin'
Chorus: I'm a plain old country boy, a cornbread lovin' country boy
Music by:
Words by: Bryant, Felix and Boudleaux Bryant.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Milene Music, c1948.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: Crazy over you.
First Line:
Chorus: Don't know where I'm goin' or what I'm gonna do
Music by:
Words by: Copas, Cowboy and V. J. McAlpin.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1949.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: Cry-baby heart.
First Line: I say that I don't worry and our parting brought no pain
Chorus: Cry-baby heart I wish you were a stone
Music by:
Words by: Payne, Leon.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1949.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: Darling, don't go.
First Line: Last nite while asleep, Dear, I dreamed you were gone
Chorus: Darlin' don't tell me you've found someone new
Music by:
Words by: Payne, Leon.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1949.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: Don't tell me stories.
First Line:
Chorus: Don't tell me stories Always be true
Music by:
Words by: Rose, Lorene.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Milene Music, c1949.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: Don't wait.
First Line: When this old world is burning all the sinners will be running
Chorus: Don't wait don't wait You can't stand at the Judgement alone
Music by:
Words by: Carter, Maybelle and Helen Carter.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1949.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: Down in my neck of the woods.
First Line:
Chorus: The air you breathe is cleaner and the grass is just a litle greener
Music by:
Words by: Rose, Fred.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Milene Music, c1949.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: From Genesis to Revelations.
First Line: From Genesis to Revelations Jesus said, "Come unto me"
Chorus: From Genesis to Revelations Sweetest story ever told
Music by:
Words by: Carter, Maybelle, June Helen and Anita Carter.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1949.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: Go on, little girl, have a cry.
First Line:
Chorus: Go on, little girl, tear your heart out
Music by:
Words by: Rose, Fred.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Milene Music, c1949.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: Good time cake walk.
First Line:
Chorus: Roll up the rug, throw meal on the floor
Music by:
Words by: Rose, Fred.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Milene Music, c1949.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: Happy anniversary.
First Line: This is the luckiest day of your life and you must feel proud
Chorus: A happy anniversary to both of you
Music by:
Words by: Williams, Tommy.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1949.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: A hard road to travel.
First Line:
Chorus: I woke up this morning with an aching head
Music by:
Words by: Louvin, Ira, Eddie Hill and Charles Louvin.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1949.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: A house built on a rock.
First Line:
Chorus: He talks with me and comforts me and makes me understand
Music by:
Words by: Rose, Fred.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Milene Music, c1949.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: A house without love.
First Line:
Chorus: For years we both have lived on pride, dear
Music by:
Words by: Williams, Hank.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1949.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: How did you know.
First Line:
Chorus: How did you know i'd be so blue
Music by:
Words by: Rose, Fred.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Milene Music, c1949.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: I dreamed about mom last night.
First Line:
Chorus: I've just been to heaven with someone so true
Music by:
Words by: Rose, Fred.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Milene Music, c1949.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: I heard my mother praying for me.
First Line:
Chorus: Last night as I lay down to sleep
Music by:
Words by: Williams, Audrey.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1949.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: I just don't like this kind of livin.'
First Line:
Chorus: I just don't like this kind of livin'
Music by:
Words by: Williams, Hank.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1949.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: I love you because.
First Line:
Chorus: I love you because you understand, dear
Music by:
Words by: Payne, Leon.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1949.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: I wanted you for a lifetime.
First Line:
Chorus: I wanted you for a lifetime
Music by:
Words by: Haynes, Homer.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1949.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: If Santa Claus could bring you back to me.
First Line: Sleigh bells ringing in the snow
Chorus: If Santa Claus could bring you back to me
Music by:
Words by: West, Ted and High Cross.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1949.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: If you want some lovin.'
First Line: Some day I know I will prob'bly marry
Chorus: If you want some lov'in Just let me know
Music by:
Words by: Johnson Ted, Dude Martin and Joe Bruhl.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1949.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: I'll be back a-Sunday.
First Line: My little pea patch sweetheart, You're cute as pumpkin seed
Chorus: Oh, I'll be back a-Sunday, Sunday
Music by:
Words by: Hall, J. Graydon and Jimmy Dickens.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1949.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: I'll do as much for you someday.
First Line:
Chorus: Will you try and see my old sweetheart who lives a cross the way
Music by:
Words by: Nelson, Ed G. and Eddie Nelson, Jr.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Milene Music, c1949.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: I'll worry you out of my mind.
First Line:
Chorus: You went out last nite, sweet woman, said you had to see a friend
Music by:
Words by: Sovine, Red.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1949.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: I'm afraid to love you anymore.
First Line:
Chorus: It's true that you're the lonely one tonight, dear
Music by:
Words by: Skinner, Jimmie.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1949.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: I'm one of God's children.
First Line:
Chorus: I'm one of God's children and I want to go home
Music by:
Words by: Carter, Maybelle.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1949.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: I'm sealing this letter with tears.
First Line:
Chorus: I could write and say I'm happy now with somebody new
Music by:
Words by: Rose, Fred and Gene Autry.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Milene Music, c1949.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: I'm so lonesome I could cry.
First Line:
Chorus: Hear that lonesome whippoorwill
Music by:
Words by: Williams, Hank.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1949.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: It's enough to make anyone cry.
First Line:
Chorus: When you lose the one that you tho't you could hold your whole life thru
Music by:
Words by: Nelson, Ed, Jr. and Cowboy Copas.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1949.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: I've got a home up in glory.
First Line: I used to wander in darkness
Chorus: I've got a home up in glory
Music by:
Words by: Carter, Maybelle, and Helen.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1949.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: I've just told mama goodbye.
First Line: Each year on Mother's Day The rose I wore was red
Chorus: I've just told mama goodbye Mother's Day has turned to night
Music by:
Words by: Sweet, Slim and Curley Kinsey.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1949.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: Jealous hearted woman of mine.
First Line:
Chorus: That jealous hearted woman of mine she keeps me busy all the time
Music by:
Words by: Carter, Maybelle, June Helen and Anita Carter.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1949.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: Jesus remembered me.
First Line: I was all alone and drifting on a lonely sea of sin
Chorus: Jesus remembered me and so he set me free
Music by:
Words by: Williams, Hank.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1949.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: A jilted love.
First Line:
Chorus: You know you've got me almost crazy With this love I have for you
Music by:
Words by: Carter, Maybelle.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1949.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: Juke box gal.
First Line:
Chorus: You used to be my lovin' honey Now you only want my money
Music by:
Words by: Foree, Mel and Claude Casey.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1949.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: Just when I needed you.
First Line: Just when I needed you you left and went away
Chorus: I cried, I cried, I prayed, I tried to forget you and never call your name
Music by:
Words by: Baum, Clyde, Johnnie Wright and Jack Anglin.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1949.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: The lesson of love.
First Line: Some people still think that money has power greater than power above
Chorus: First we must learn that we're equal That silver and gold is a toy
Music by:
Words by: Rose, Fred and Nat Vincent.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Milene Music, c1949.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: A link in the chain of broken hearts.
First Line:
Chorus: It looks like the cards are against me
Music by:
Words by: Payne, Leon.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1949.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: Lost highway.
First Line:
Chorus: I'm a rolling stone all alone and lost
Music by:
Words by: Payne, Leon.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1949.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: Lost on the river.
First Line:
Chorus: Lost on the river Dark is the night
Music by:
Words by: Williams, Hank.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1949.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: Mind your own business.
First Line:
Chorus: If the wife and I start fussin' brother that's our right
Music by:
Words by: Williams, Hank.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1949.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: Mother's gone but not forgotten.
First Line: It was on one Monday morning Just about the break of day
Chorus: Mother's gone but not forgotten She has gone far away
Music by:
Words by: O'Day, Molly.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1949.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: My heart's bouquet.
First Line: I was just a gay young fellow when I found my pretty young flower
Chorus: She's my heart's bouquet My heart's bouquet
Music by:
Words by: Hall, J. Graydon and Jimmy Dickens.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1949.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: My son calls another man daddy.
First Line: Tonight my head is bowed in sorrow I can't keep the tears from my
eyes
Chorus: My son calls another man daddy He'll ne'er know my name or my face
Music by:
Words by: House, Jewell and Hank Williams.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1949.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: 'Neath a cold gray tomb of stone.
First Line:
Chorus: Passing by a lonesome graveyard Ev'rything I love is gone
Music by:
Words by: Williams, Hank and Mel Foree.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1949.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: No, not now.
First Line:
Chorus: Took my gal to a picture show just the other day
Music by:
Words by: Williams, Curley, Mel Foree and Hank Williams.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1949.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: Nobody's child.
First Line: I was slowly passing as orphans' home one day
Chorus: I'm nobody's child
Music by:
Words by: Coben, Cy and Mel Foree.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Milene Music, c1949.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: The Ozark Valley waltz.
First Line:
Chorus: The roses are in bloom in Ozark Valley
Music by:
Words by: Rose, Fred.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Milene Music, c1949.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: Pennies for papa.
First Line:
Chorus: Pennies for papa a little one said
Music by:
Words by: Taylor, Connie.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1949.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: Please bring back the sunshine.
First Line:
Chorus: Won't you please bring back the sunshine
Music by:
Words by: Murray, Maurice, Al Trace and Irvin Wagner.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Milene Music, c1949.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: Please don't let me love you.
First Line:
Chorus: Oh, please don't let me love you Just because I'm feelin' blue
Music by:
Words by: Jones, Ralph.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1949.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: Root hog or die.
First Line: When I was young and pretty with a twinklin' in my eye
Chorus: Root hog or die I met a travlin' man one day and I guess he told a lie
Music by:
Words by: Carter, June and Mel Foree.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1949.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: A rose covered grave.
First Line: A jewel from this earth now shining in heaven
Chorus: Tonight my heart is aching With a sad and sweet memory
Music by:
Words by: Carter, Maybelle, June Helen and Anita Carter.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1949.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: The seven year blues.
First Line: Just seven years ago today was when you said goodbye
Chorus: The sun is slowly sinking down To mark the close of day
Music by:
Words by: Louvin, Ira, Eddie Hill and Chas Louvin.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1949.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: She went with a smile.
First Line: My darling mother how I miss her
Chorus: No words can express my greatest sorrow
Music by:
Words by: Wright, Johnnie, Jack Anglin.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1949.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: The sign on the highway.
First Line: See yonder sign on the highway my friend
Chorus: The sign on the highway, the scene of the crash
Music by:
Words by: McLeod, Odell.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1949.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: Singing waterfall.
First Line: There's a singins waterfall in the mountains far away
Chorus: We met there ev'ry evenin' as the sun was sinking low
Music by:
Words by: Williams, Hank.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1949.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: Steelin' the blues.
First Line:
Chorus: I'm in an awful mess o' trouble Got my picture in the news
Music by:
Words by: Byrd, Jerry.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1949.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: Tears won't bring my darling back.
First Line: I'll ne'er forget the day she died
Chorus: No, tears won't bring my darling home
Music by:
Words by: Carter, Helen.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1949.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: There won't be much more time.
First Line:
Chorus: There won't be much more time, sweetheart, 'till you'll be on you own
Music by:
Words by: Skinner, Jimmie.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1949.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: There'll be no teardrops tonight.
First Line:
Chorus: I'll pretend I'm free from sorrow Make believe that wrong is right
Music by:
Words by: Williams, Hank.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1949.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: Thirty pieces of silver.
First Line:
Chorus: 'Tis a sad but true story From the Bible it came
Music by:
Words by: McLeod, Odell.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1949.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: Two little brown shoes.
First Line:
Chorus: Two little brown shoes on the mantel That our baby wore for a while
Music by:
Words by: King, Erwin and Joe Grieshop.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1949.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: Walk a little closer.
First Line: When you're tired and weary and ev'rything seems blue
Chorus: Just walk a little closer to Jesus ev'ry day
Music by:
Words by: Carter, Maybelle.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1949.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: The waltz of regret.
First Line:
Chorus: What a diff'rence since we parted I've been oh, so broken hearted
Music by:
Words by: King, Pee Wee.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1949.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: When you're tired of breaking other hearts.
First Line:
Chorus: When you're tired of breaking other broken hearts won't you come back
again and break mine
Music by:
Words by: Williams, Hank.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1949.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: Who's lonely now.
First Line:
Chorus: Who's lonely since you went away
Music by:
Words by: Bailes, Johnnie.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1949.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: Willie Roy, the crippled boy.
First Line: His age is seven years to day
Chorus: Now I lay me down to rest Please mom, please give me happiness
Music by:
Words by: Williams, Doc.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1949.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: With you on my mind.
First Line:
Chorus: With you on my mind, dear I'm lonely and blue
Music by:
Words by: Martin, Jimmy.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1949.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: You can't pick a rose in December.
First Line:
Chorus: You can't pick a rose in December You can't build a snowman in July
Music by:
Words by: Payne, Leon.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1949.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: You know how talk gets around.
First Line:
Chorus: I'm hearing funny stories and they're far from being true
Music by:
Words by: Rose, Fred.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Milene Music, c1949.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: You're barkin' up the wrong tree now.
First Line:
Chorus: You're barkin' up the wrong tree now You don't even want to play
Music by:
Words by: Williams, Hank.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Milene Music, c1949.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949

Title: You're gonna change Or I'm gonna leave.
First Line:
Chorus: You wore out a brand new trunk packin' and unpackin' your junk
Music by:
Words by: Williams, Hank.
P/P/D: Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1949.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1940-1949


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