Kirk Collection

Country Music Index
Part 3: 1952-1953

Kirk Country Music Table of Contents Page

This portion of the index provides records to 311 titles published from 1952 through 1953. 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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Title: Alone without you.
First Line:
Chorus: Each night you see me strolling down lover's avenue
Music by:
Words by: Carter, Helen and Mel Foree.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Are you afraid to die.
First Line: Are you a stranger to God
Chorus: Are you afraid? Are you unsaved?
Music by:
Words by: Louvin, Ira, Eddie Hill and Charles Louvin.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Are you missing me?
First Line: The day that I kissed you and told you goodbye
Chorus: Are you all alone With a memory
Music by:
Words by: Louvin, Ira and Charles Louvin.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Are you teasing me.
First Line: When we're all alone, dear, and I'm in your arms
Chorus: Are you untrue when I'm not with you
Music by:
Words by: Louvin, Ira and Charles Louvin.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Are you walking and a-talking for the Lord.
First Line: Would you lend a helping hand to some poor sinner man
Chorus: Are you walking Are you talking
Music by:
Words by: Williams, Hank.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Baby my heart.
First Line:
Chorus: You have to baby a heart that is lonesome
Music by:
Words by: Hill, Eddie.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Be sure you know.
First Line:
Chorus: Be sure you know your love for me has died
Music by:
Words by: McAlpin, Vic and Jack Toombs.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Beyond the shadows.
First Line: Don't weep when loved ones, in death beds are slumb'ring
Chorus: We're told beyond the shadows eternal light there'll be
Music by:
Words by: Carson, Martha.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Cherokee eyes.
First Line:
Chorus: Oh, I went for a ride in the Cherokee hills
Music by:
Words by: O'Neil, Mattie.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Cold, cold woman and a hot guitar.
First Line: Now I'm a man, don't like to complain
Chorus:
Music by:
Words by: Brooks, Ted.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Come a little closer.
First Line:
Chorus: Come a little closer to me, dear I feel so at home when you are near
Music by:
Words by: Bryant, Boudleaux.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Coo, cold, colder.
First Line:
Chorus: Your heart grows cool, cold, colder Ev'ry time I want to love you
Music by:
Words by: Loden, Jimmie.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Dark future.
First Line:
Chorus: A dark future is all I see, dear When I gaze into the crystal of your heart
Music by:
Words by: Krise, George E. (Speed) and Gene McGhee.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Deep blues.
First Line:
Chorus: Deep blues are fallin' around me
Music by:
Words by: Rose, Fred and Vic McAlpin.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Milene Music, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Don't ever take the ribbons from your hair.
First Line:
Chorus: Don't ever take the ribbons from your hair Each tiny bow is tied with loving care
Music by:
Words by: Hudgins, Helen.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Driftwood.
First Line: Once I had a home, I had a wife
Chorus: Just a piece of driftwood still afloat
Music by:
Words by: Scarberry, Joe.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Even tho.'
First Line: Since the day that you first told me that you loved me
Chorus: Even tho' you took the sunshine out of my heaven
Music by:
Words by: Jones, Willie, Curt Peeples and Webb Pierce.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: The family who prays (shall never part).
First Line: Satan has parted fathers and mothers
Chorus: The family who prays will never be parted
Music by:
Words by: Louvin, Ira and Charles Louvin.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Find'em, fool'em and leave'em alone.
First Line: Now boys, gather 'round, take a tip from me
Chorus: You'll miss out on all the fun if you make love to only one
Music by:
Words by: Monroe, Charlie.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Fire Ball Eight.
First Line:
Chorus: When I left home and decided to roam, I had no car to call my own
Music by:
Words by: Hill, Eddie and M. D. Mathenia.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Foolish pride.
First Line:
Chorus: Foolish pride, you drove my love from me
Music by:
Words by: Smith, Hal.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Fortunes in mem'ries.
First Line: All my life I've been in love with you and now you're gone
Chorus: I've got fortunes in mem'ries of your walk, your talk, your smile
Music by:
Words by: Wayne, Lou and Charlie Walker.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: A full time job.
First Line:
Chorus: I want a full time job making love to you
Music by:
Words by: Teifer, Gerry.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: God saved my soul.
First Line: I'm thinkin' of the time when in sin I roamed
Chorus: God saved my soul the moment I trusted
Music by:
Words by: Louvin, Ira and Chas Louvin.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Gone home.
First Line: Alll of the friends that I loved yesterday gone home
Chorus: They've joined the heavenly fold
Music by:
Words by: Carlisle, Bill.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: The gospel way.
First Line: There's a right and a wrong way to press along
Chorus: Never stop (or wait) lest you be too late To inherit the golden crown
Music by:
Words by: Louvin, Ira and Charles Louvin.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Have a good time.
First Line:
Chorus: Goodbye, I hate to see you go but have a good time
Music by:
Words by: Bryant, Felice and Boudleaux Bryant.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Help me find my broken heart.
First Line:
Chorus: You say you lost a lot of time, wasted just one me
Music by:
Words by: Skinner, Jimmie.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Hit and run lover.
First Line: The highway of life is goverened by the laws of love
Chorus: You're a hit and run lover
Music by:
Words by: Rainwater, M. K.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Home for the aged.
First Line:
Chorus: She lives at the home for the aged With a bed and four bare walls
Music by:
Words by: Swanson, Carl J.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Hot diggity dog.
First Line:
Chorus: I got a brand new baby that I call my own
Music by:
Words by: Bryant, Boudleaux.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: How's the world treating you?
First Line: I've had nothing but sorrow, Since you said we were through
Chorus:
Music by:
Words by: Bryant, Boudleaux and Chet Atkins.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: I ain't got time.
First Line:
Chorus: Just as sure as the stars shine up above, there's too many pretty women
Music by:
Words by: Mooney, Bob and Jimmie Skinner.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: I can't stand this loneliness.
First Line:
Chorus: I can't stand this loneliness These four walls amd a ceiling drive me mad
Music by:
Words by: Wilson, Evelyn.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: I could never be ashamed of you.
First Line:
Chorus: Everybody says you let me down
Music by:
Words by: Williams, Hank.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: I gotta get my sugar.
First Line:
Chorus: I gotta get my sugar while the gettin's good
Music by:
Words by: Gabbard, Rusty.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: I haven't get the heart.
First Line:
Chorus: If I were free from you, my Darling, I would start my life anew
Music by:
Words by: Pierce, Webb and H. Winston.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: I just want to be with you.
First Line:
Chorus: When I'm awalkin' I want awalk with you
Music by:
Words by: Willis, Vic and Estelle Evins.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: I know what you're talking about.
First Line: Everybody is talkin' 'bout something
Chorus:
Music by:
Words by: Louvin, Ira and Charles Louvin.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: I lost.
First Line:
Chorus: I lost my beautiful rainbow The moon and stars that once were mine
Music by:
Words by: Klick, Mary.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: I lost the only love I knew.
First Line:
Chorus: You asked me why my heart's so sad
Music by:
Words by: Williams, Hank and Don Helms.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: I may be lonesome.
First Line:
Chorus: I may be lonesome but so are you
Music by:
Words by: Willis, Vic.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: I saw your face in the crowd.
First Line:
Chorus: I saw your face in the crowd passing by
Music by:
Words by: Skinner, Jimmie.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: I tried.
First Line:
Chorus: I tried so hard not to love you
Music by:
Words by: Weaver, Vida.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: I wanna be mama'd.
First Line: I wanna be mama'd I wanna be mothered
Chorus: For I'm a baby great, big baby
Music by:
Words by: Logsdon, Jimmie.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Melody Trails, Inc., c1952..
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: I want to.
First Line:
Chorus: I want to live again those days we knew when we were not apart
Music by:
Words by: Maddux, Pewee.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: I wish there were only three days in the year.
First Line: Unions may strike when they want higher pay
Chorus: Oh, I wish there were only three days in the year
Music by:
Words by: Rule, Jimmie.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: I won't be home no more.
First Line:
Chorus: You're just in time to be too late, I tried to, but I couldn't wait
Music by:
Words by: Williams, Hank.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: I'll go on alone.
First Line:
Chorus: We're travlin' down two different roads in worlds so far apart
Music by:
Words by: Robbins, Marty.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: I'll never get out of this world alive.
First Line:
Chorus: Now you're lookin' at a man that's gettin kind of mad
Music by:
Words by: Williams, Hank and Fred Rose.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Milene Music, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: I'm gonna walk and talk with my Lord.
First Line: Oh, I heard a voice from heaven Saying, "Come unto me
Chorus: Oh, I'm agonna walk, walk and talk with my Lord
Music by:
Words by: Carson, Martha.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: I'm just a lucky guy.
First Line:
Chorus: I'm just a lucky guy, lucky in love, that's me
Music by:
Words by: Swanson, Carl L.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: I'm losing your love.
First Line: There's no use pretending That I'm still in your heart
Chorus: There's not a star in heaven Not even a moon above
Music by:
Words by: Anglin, Jack, Johnnie Wright and Jim Anglin.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: I'm so tired (of goin' home all by myself).
First Line:
Chorus: Please don't let other's turn your love to hate
Music by:
Words by: Hunter, Pete.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Insured beyond the grave.
First Line: Now you can buy insurance plans to pay you when you're ill
Chorus:
Music by:
Words by: Louvin, Ira and Charles Louvin.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: It's our goodbye.
First Line:
Chorus: I can't believe that I have broken ev'ry vow
Music by:
Words by: Bogart, Charlotte and Jimmie Skinner.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: It's so nice to make up.
First Line: Seems that you and me just don't get along
Chorus: It's so nice to make up with you
Music by:
Words by: Loden, Jimmie.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: It's sweet of you.
First Line:
Chorus: It's sweet of you to say that you love me
Music by:
Words by: McAlpin, Vic and Jack Toombs.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Jambalaya (on the bayou).
First Line: Goodbye, Joe, me gotta go, me oh my oh
Chorus: Jambalaya and a crawfish pie and fillet gumbo
Music by:
Words by: Williams, Hank.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Junior's a big boy now.
First Line: Junior's mama thinks he's still a baby
Chorus: Junior's a big boy now He's a sight
Music by:
Words by: Bryant, Boudleaux.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Kaw-liga.
First Line: Kaw-liga was a wooden indian standing by the door
Chorus: Poor 'ol Kaw-liga, he never got a kiss
Music by:
Words by: Williams, Hank.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Milene Music, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Land of eternal peace.
First Line: Yes, that mighty saving Grace has come and made me whole
Chorus: Then I heard a voice calling seet and low to me
Music by:
Words by: Louvin, Ira, Chas. Louvin and Eddie Hill.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Let us travel, travel on.
First Line: There's a home high up in heaven
Chorus: There's no weary one in heaven Only gladness will be known
Music by:
Words by: Louvin, Ira and Charles Louvin.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Let your pendulum swing.
First Line:
Chorus: Said the father clock to the baby clock
Music by:
Words by: Parker, Eddie and Whitey Gibbs.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Let's turn back the years.
First Line:
Chorus: Darling, let's turn back the years And go back to yesterday
Music by:
Words by: Williams, Hank.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Life is a heartache.
First Line: While the golden sun is sinking And your mind from cares are free
Chorus: This life's been nothing but a heartache
Music by:
Words by: Scarberry, Joe.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: The life that you've led.
First Line: I saw you last night in a tavern down town
Chorus: The life that you've led is beginning to show
Music by:
Words by: McAlpin, Vic and Jack Toombs.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: The life you want to live.
First Line:
Chorus: If that's the life you want to live The gay night life so you'll be free
Music by:
Words by: Owens, Dusty and Joe Parish.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Love, love, love (that's what it is).
First Line:
Chorus: What's this thing goin' round that's got the world turned upside down
Music by:
Words by: Carlisle, Bill.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Love that satisfies.
First Line: Well, I got the sweetest little blue eyed girl in the hills of Tennessee
Chorus: That satisfies
Music by:
Words by: Butler, Pearl.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: A loveless marriage.
First Line:
Chorus: The vows you spoke before the altar Came from your lips but not your heart
Music by:
Words by: House, Jewell and Red Sovine.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Lover's crime.
First Line:
Chorus: Away down south my love lies sleeping
Music by:
Words by: Maddux, Pewee.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Mail man.
First Line:
Chorus: Look who's comin' down the road, his back bent over with a terrible load
Music by:
Words by: Payne, Leon.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Mountain jam.
First Line:
Chorus: The boys around the record shop started up a rhythm band
Music by:
Words by: Scrivner, Raymond F.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: My buddy over there.
First Line:
Chorus: There's a buddy of mine over there And I know he will stay over there
Music by:
Words by: Maddux, Pewee.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: My cold, cold heart is melted now.
First Line:
Chorus: My cold, cold heart is melted now I seek for peace
Music by:
Words by: Williams, Hank.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: My heart is free again.
First Line:
Chorus: My heart is free again Free from the blues
Music by:
Words by: McLaughlin, Bob, Johnny Olsen and Axel Johnson.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: My hobo heart.
First Line:
Chorus: My hobo heart is down and out again
Music by:
Words by: Maddux, Pewee.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: My love will never change.
First Line:
Chorus: I'll love you when your hair has turned to silver
Music by:
Words by: Back, Tilden R.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: My next gal.
First Line:
Chorus: My next gal is gonna be sweet and tender
Music by:
Words by: Wonnell, Jack B. and Lucille Christie Wonnell.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: My old scrapbook.
First Line:
Chorus: My old scrapbook, thru all these years, has been a chest of gold
Music by:
Words by: Scrivner, Raymond F.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: My tears don't show.
First Line:
Chorus: I've learned to hide my grief within my heart
Music by:
Words by: Butler, Carl.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: No help wanted.
First Line: Now I've got a gal from New Orleans
Chorus: Do you need any help? No help wanted
Music by:
Words by: Carlisle, Bill.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Okey dokie.
First Line: Most everyone I know has got a habit that is bad
Chorus: Okey dokie is all they ever say
Music by:
Words by: Sovine, Red.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: The pain of love.
First Line:
Chorus: I'm a quivrin' and a quakin,' a shivrin' and a shakin' My head and heart are achin' and abreakin'
Music by:
Words by: Marlowe, Marjorie H. and Estelle E. Friedman.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Paper to burn.
First Line:
Chorus: The letters you write me are paper to burn
Music by:
Words by: Whaley, Marjorie Mae and Larry F. Kiner.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Please believe.
First Line: Please believe, I want you to be mine
Chorus:
Music by:
Words by: McAlpin, Vic and Jack Toombs.
P/P/D: : New York, NY : Melody Trails, Inc., c1952..
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Please make up your mind.
First Line:
Chorus: When I agree with you, Baby, it makes you mad And when I don't it makes you sad
Music by:
Words by: Williams, Hank.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Prairie Mary.
First Line: Now I've got a gal in San Antone, the queen of the rodeo
Chorus: Prairie Mary, my sweetheart of the West
Music by:
Words by: Bryant, Hoyt "Slim" and Tom MacWilliams.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Pretty words.
First Line:
Chorus: Too late to be sorry, too late to forget
Music by:
Words by: Robbins, Marty.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Port of lonely hearts.
First Line:
Chorus: I've sailed the sea of sorrow because you were untrue
Music by:
Words by: McDuffee, Faires D.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Purple robe.
First Line: It's a story so unkind In the Holy Book we find
Chorus: Purple robe my Saviour wore
Music by:
Words by: McLeod, Odell.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Red hot love.
First Line:
Chorus: I got a red hot love you got an ice cold heart
Music by:
Words by: Innis, Louis and Neal Burris.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: A red hot needle (and a burnin' thread).
First Line:
Chorus: I'm sewin' up my coat of love with a red hot needle and a burnin' thread
Music by:
Words by: Hudgins, Helen.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: (Down the) Road to love.
First Line: The sun is shining brighter today Birds are singing in the trees
Chorus: A lonesome day won't come in our way
Music by:
Words by: Skinner, Jimmie.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Rock candy rock.
First Line: There's a newer kind of diggin,' it ain't jive or jiggin'
Chorus: Rock this way and that way and this way and that
Music by:
Words by: Marlowe, Marjorie H. and Estelle E. Friedman.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Running scared.
First Line:
Chorus: Just running scared each place we go So afraid that he might show
Music by:
Words by: Orbison, Roy and Joe Melson.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Sass-a-frass.
First Line: My poor grandpa was mighty sick and he couldn't walk at all
Chorus: Sass-a-frass, that good old yellow tea
Music by:
Words by: Swafford, Alice Faye.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Say a simple prayer.
First Line:
Chorus: When the way seems long and dreary and your heart grows tired and weary
Music by:
Words by: Hall, Jim and Andy Wilson.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Secret kisses.
First Line:
Chorus: You thought I didn't know that you were stealing secret kisses from someone else's lips
Music by:
Words by: Hawkins, Bob.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Settin' the woods on fire.
First Line:
Chorus: Comb your hair and paint and powder You act proud and I'll act prouder
Music by:
Words by: Rose, Fred and Ed G. Nelson.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Milene Music, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Short-cut.
First Line: I took the right road, you took the wrong road
Chorus: Never, never will you see me again
Music by:
Words by: Loden, Jimmie.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Snatchin' and grabbin.'
First Line:
Chorus: Ev'rybody's gettin' rich, ev'rybody's got the itch
Music by:
Words by: Rose, Fred and Ray Scrivner.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Milene Music, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: The sons and daughters of God.
First Line: The rich men lay up their treasures on earth
Chorus: The sons and daughters of God, amen
Music by:
Words by: Louvin, Ira and Charles Louvin.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Still around.
First Line:
Chorus: Life today is sad and lonely 'Cause you're still upon my mind
Music by:
Words by: Seitz, Charles L.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Streamlined cannon ball.
First Line: A long steel rail, a short cross tie I'm on my way back home
Chorus: She moves along like a cannon ball
Music by:
Words by: Acuff, Roy.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Sugar booger.
First Line:
Chorus: Now when my little sugar booger starts talkin' baby talk to me
Music by:
Words by: Willett, Marie.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Sweet talk.
First Line:
Chorus: Save all your sweet talk for someone else
Music by:
Words by: Cecil, Bob.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: The tag waltz.
First Line:
Chorus: Last night as we danced the tag waltz I lost the one girl I love
Music by:
Words by: Nelson, Ed, Jr. and Ted Varnick.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Milene Music, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Take these chains from my heart.
First Line:
Chorus: Take these chains from my heart and set me free
Music by:
Words by: Rose, Fred and Hy Heath.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Milene Music, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Ten little numbers.
First Line: Now, coutin' numbers, one, two, three Never was much fun to me
Chorus: Onesy, twosy, zigsy and Collarbone crackerbone a wheel barrow
Music by:
Words by: Acuff, Juanita.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: That's my heart talking.
First Line: Now when we're walking hand in hand and no one else in sight
Chorus: That's my heart talking and I can't keep it quiet
Music by:
Words by: Louvin, Ira and Chas. Louvin.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: That's when I'll love you the best.
First Line: When the long years, they lay heavy in the lines up on your face
Chorus: For I'll remember all the things you meant to me
Music by:
Words by: Logsdon, Jimmie.
P/P/D: : New York, NY : Melody Trails, Inc., c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: There's a higher power.
First Line: When burdens seems to overcome There's a higher power
Chorus: So, sing it, shout it, walk it, talk it, There's a higher power
Music by:
Words by: Louvin, Ira and Charles Louvin.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: There's a tear in my beer.
First Line:
Chorus: There's a tear in my beer 'cause I'm cryin' for you
Music by:
Words by: Williams, Hank.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: These triflin' women.
First Line: Oh, I'm all alone, so blue, thinking, dear, of you
Chorus: Now the time won't be so long until you'll find me gone
Music by:
Words by: Monroe, Charlie.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: This heart is not for sale.
First Line: This heart is not for sale Why do I have to tell each one I meet
Chorus: This heart is not for sale no need to hang around
Music by:
Words by: Carlisle, Cliff.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: This won't be the first time.
First Line: This won't be the first time you made me cry
Chorus:
Music by:
Words by: Mc Alpin, Vic and Jack Toombs.
P/P/D: : New York, NY : Melody Trails, Inc., c1952..
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: A thousand and one sleepless nights.
First Line: A thousand and one sleepless nights here I spend and each night seems as long as a year
Chorus:
Music by:
Words by: Selph, Jimmy.
P/P/D: : New York, NY : Melody Trails, Inc., c1952..
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Tied down.
First Line: I've been workin' hard all year, savin' up my dough
Chorus: Tied down, tied down heartaches have got me by the score
Music by:
Words by: Rogers, Chuck.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Till today.
First Line: I just got your letter this morning You tell me our love has gone astray
Chorus: Who's gonna pet you when your lonely
Music by:
Words by: Payne, Leon.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Travelling the highway home.
First Line: Going toward the sunset of time Travelling the highway home
Chorus: Travelling the highway home so narrow the way
Music by:
Words by: Bailes, Walter and Frankie Bailes.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: True love.
First Line: So glad that it's you, love, in my ocean of new love
Chorus: True love true love seal it within your heart to stay
Music by:
Words by: Carlisle, Cliff.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Unwanted.
First Line:
Chorus: You'll never know how it feels to be unwanted 'cause your heart's too gay and fancy free
Music by:
Words by: Hawkins, Reva and Eddie Nesbitt.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Vicious Lies.
First Line:
Chorus: Don't believe the things they tell you Don't believe the vicious lies
Music by:
Words by: Butler, Carl and Leonard Shersky.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Wee Billy Boy.
First Line:
Chorus: Now this is the story of wee Billy boy who once roamed the valleys and hills
Music by:
Words by: Rule, Jimmy.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Weighed in the balance.
First Line: Old Nebuchadnezzar was a man of wealth in the days of old
Chorus: He was weighed in the balance and found wanting
Music by:
Words by: Carson, Martha.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: When I want lovin' (baby I want you).
First Line:
Chorus: When I want ice cream I don't want candy
Music by:
Words by: O'Neil, Mattie.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: When the book of life is read.
First Line:
Chorus: In life's many battles that you will have to fight
Music by:
Words by: Williams, Hank.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: When we see our redeemer's face.
First Line: Today many hearts are longing
Chorus: When we see our redeemer's face We will tell how He saved by grace
Music by:
Words by: Brostrom, Berniece.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Will the Lord let you in.
First Line: Here you have a mansion and your wealth and gold
Chorus: Will the Lord let you in Are you free from all sin
Music by:
Words by: Carson, Martha.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Window shopping.
First Line:
Chorus: You're window shopping, just window shopping
Music by:
Words by: Joseph, Marcel.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Wishing ring.
First Line:
Chorus: If I had a wishing ring, I wouldn't ask to be a king
Music by:
Words by: Maddux, Pewee and Al Britt.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Woman driver.
First Line:
Chorus: Of all the things I ever see'd Worser than a fly on a Jimson weed
Music by:
Words by: Carlisle, Bill and Lowell Blanchard.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Women beware.
First Line:
Chorus: All you women beware of the ramblin' kind
Music by:
Words by: Buchanan, Betty and Jimmie Skinner.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: You ain't seen nothing yet.
First Line: If you think you're running wild Listen to me, honey child
Chorus: You played it smart from the start
Music by:
Words by: McAlpin, Vic and Jack Toombs.
P/P/D: : New York, NY : Melody Trails, Inc., c1952..
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: You win again.
First Line:
Chorus: The news is out all over town That you've been seen arunnin' 'round
Music by:
Words by: Williams, Hank.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Your cheatin' heart.
First Line:
Chorus: Your cheatin' heart will make you weep You'll cry and cry and try to sleep
Music by:
Words by: Williams, Hank.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Your flying days are through.
First Line:
Chorus: There's been some changes here of late, I hope that you had fun
Music by:
Words by: Skinner, Jimmie.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Your mean little heart.
First Line:
Chorus: Your mean little heart has made me shed many tears
Music by:
Words by: Bryant, Boudleaux.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1952.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

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Title: After you leave.
First Line:
Chorus: After you leave me who'll kiss away my tears
Music by:
Words by: Robbins, Marty.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: All alone, all alone.
First Line: We had a date last night at eight, I tho't we'd maybe see a show or two
Chorus: All alone, It's plain to see you're thru with me and now I'll always be all alone
Music by:
Words by: Rogers, Al and Stanley Kesler.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: All the time.
First Line:
Chorus: I go out with my gal when I'm lonely
Music by:
Words by: Rogers, Al.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Although I'm second hand.
First Line:
Chorus: Darling, let me love you, I always will be true
Music by:
Words by: Miller, J. D., Ray Theriot and Tommy Hill.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: As long as we're together.
First Line: I love you and you love me And oh how happy we will be
Chorus:
Music by:
Words by: Logsden, Jimmie and William J.Johnson.
P/P/D: : New York, NY : Melody Trails, Inc., c1953..
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: As the hands go 'round the clock.
First Line:
Chorus: As the hands go 'round the clock, so goes my love for you
Music by:
Words by: Castelow, Robert.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Ask, you shall receive.
First Line: Have faith, have faith in Jesus Reach out and take His hand
Chorus: And ask, you shall receive Seek and you shall find
Music by:
Words by: Carson, Martha.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: At the end of a long, lonely day.
First Line:
Chorus: At the end of a long lonely day without you When the world seems to fall in my face
Music by:
Words by: Robbins, Marty.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Baby, I could change my ways.
First Line:
Chorus: I had always been the ramblin' kind never had no worries on my mind
Music by:
Words by: Skinner, Jimmie and Cotton Carrier.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Beautiful bells.
First Line: You can go to your church in the valley and I'll go to church in the hills
Chorus: Beautiful bells God's music from the steeple
Music by:
Words by: Taylor, Connie.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Beware.
First Line:
Chorus: Softly the bells in the old chapel ring Bringing to mind faded love on the wing
Music by:
Words by: Rose, Fred.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Milene Music, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Blackberry winter.
First Line: In April he came to my valley We laughed in the sunshine and kissed 'neath the moon
Chorus: Blow away, go away, blackberry winter
Music by:
Words by: Lindeman, Edith and Carl Stutz.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Blessed Jesus, should I fall, don't let me lay.
First Line:
Chorus: Blessed Jesus, should I fall, don't let me lay Pick me up and start me right again, I pray
Music by:
Words by: Robbins, Marty.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Blue dream.
First Line:
Chorus: Last night I had a blue dream 'Cause in my dream you told me we we're through
Music by:
Words by: Bryant, Boudleaux.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Blue teardrops.
First Line:
Chorus: I'm crying blue teardrops right from my heart
Music by:
Words by: Johnson, Mary Ann.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Born again.
First Line: Satan tells me that I only thought I got saved
Chorus: Born again, freed from sin I'm happy night and day
Music by:
Words by: Louvin, Ira and Charles Louvin.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Broad-minded.
First Line: Some people say they gamble now and then for pleasure
Chorus: That word, broad-minded, is spelled S-I-N
Music by:
Words by: Louvin, Ira and Charles Louvin.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Buckshot.
First Line: A friend of mine down in old Kentucky who thinks his rabbit foot
is mighty lucky
Chorus: It was buckshot buckshot Ev'ry time that shot gun cracks
Music by:
Words by: Rogers, Al and Stanley Kesler.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: The call of the devil's rider.
First Line: There's a valley nestled in the hills of Mexico
Chorus:
Music by:
Words by: West, Ted.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Calling out my name.
First Line: Hear the whistle of the train, listen to the drivers pound
Chorus: Listen to the railroad train
Music by:
Words by: Skinner, Jimmie and Joe Lewis.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Castle in the sky.
First Line:
Chorus: I dreamed that we were living in a castle in the sky
Music by:
Words by: Robbins, Marty.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Cold shoulder.
First Line:
Chorus: It's plain to see you're givin' me the cold shoulder
Music by:
Words by: Hudgins, Helen.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Come on, chere.
First Line: Come on chere, let's have fun You are my only one
Chorus: Hey, me yon, come on, now don't be long
Music by:
Words by: Miller, J. D.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Come out and play.
First Line:
Chorus: Won't you come out and play with me, run with me, jump with me
Music by:
Words by: George, Don R.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Milene Music, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: The devil's pitchfork.
First Line: Oh, the devil is travlin' down the highways
Chorus: 'Cause he's sharp'nin' the prongs of his pitchfork
Music by:
Words by: Rogers, Jesse and Max C. Freedman.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Milene Music, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Don't add an ex to your name.
First Line: I gave you my name when I made you my bride
Chorus: Don't add an ex to your name I'd much rather leave it the same
Music by:
Words by: Smith, Arthur Q.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Don't make me ashamed.
First Line:
Chorus: Don't make me ashamed of things that you say or do
Music by:
Words by: Robbins, Marty.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Don't say goodbye.
First Line:
Chorus: Don't say goodbye Can't you see I love you so
Music by:
Words by: Miller, J. D., Jimmy Newman and L. Miller.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Double up and catch up.
First Line:
Chorus: Hang two moons in the sky tonight
Music by:
Words by: Lacey, Etna and Les Willard.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Fifty-fifty honky tonkin.'
First Line:
Chorus: Baby, Honey, we can divvy up our money and go fifty-fifty honky tonkin' tonight
Music by:
Words by: Rose, Fred and Hy Heath.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Milene Music, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Flirtin' with the blues.
First Line:
Chorus: When you find a love that's true, better keep it close to you
Music by:
Words by: Wallace, Wally.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: The flower of my heart.
First Line:
Chorus: I love you like I'll never love another
Music by:
Words by: Wroton, Lang.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Foldin' money.
First Line: What do I want with petty cash It won't buy a sporty Nash
Chorus: Foldin' money, foldin' money Lord, it takes a lot of it today
Music by:
Words by: Brooks, Ted.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: For me, for me.
First Line:
Chorus: When you hold me close to you My heart knows it can't be free
Music by:
Words by: Miller, J. D. and Don R. Coates.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Forever is too long to be alone.
First Line:
Chorus: When we said goodbye forever I thought I'd love again
Music by:
Words by: Estes, Kathryn and Anita Kerr.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: From mother's arms to Korea.
First Line: I just got an unfinished diary That I once gave my darling son
Chorus: From mother's arms to Korea And tomorrow I'll face the front lines
Music by:
Words by: Louvin, Ira and Charles Louvin.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: The gal with the coal black hair.
First Line: Now I had a gal with coal black hair, working in the general store
Chorus: Dig, dig, dig in that old coal mine
Music by:
Words by: Bryant, Hoyt "Slim."
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: God was so good.
First Line: God was so good when He let me keep you
Chorus:
Music by:
Words by: Miller, Georgia.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Goin' like wildfire.
First Line: Your charms are closin' in on me just like a prairie fire
Chorus: Wildfire you're goin' like wildfire
Music by:
Words by: Krise, George E (Speed).
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: The golden train.
First Line: There's a train, little children, there's a train
Chorus:
Music by:
Words by: Bryant, Hoyt "Slim."
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Goodbye, Katie, bar the door.
First Line: Heard you last night and the night before when you came slippin' thru our back door
Chorus: Goodbye, Katie, now bar the door Your ball and chain won't be home no more
Music by:
Words by: McAlpin, Vic.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: A half way chance with you.
First Line:
Chorus: If half of all the things you say were true instead of lies
Music by:
Words by: Robbins, Marty.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Hangin' my heart out to dry.
First Line:
Chorus: My heart is wet with tears It's in a shower when a mem'ry goes by
Music by:
Words by: Wagoner, Mildred and Fred Rose.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Milene Music, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: A heap of lovin.'
First Line:
Chorus: It will take a heap of lovin,' a heap of turtledovin'
Music by:
Words by: Nelson, Steve and Joan Javits.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Milene Music, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Hey Joe.
First Line:
Chorus: Hey Joe, Where'd ya find that pearly girlie?
Music by:
Words by: Bryant, Boudleaux.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: High, wide and handsome.
First Line:
Chorus: My head's in a whirl since you said you'd be my girl
Music by:
Words by: Maddux, Pewee.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Honky tonk heaven.
First Line: Your night life has taken you from me
Chorus: All you want is your honky tonk heaven
Music by:
Words by: Rogers, Al and Bud Vinson.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: How come, you never answer.
First Line:
Chorus: How come, you never answer When I come 'round a knockin' on your door
Music by:
Words by: Scrivner, Raymond F.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Howlin' and a-prowlin.'
First Line:
Chorus: I had the ring all bo't and all the papers signed
Music by:
Words by: Rodgers, Jesse and Sally Starr.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: I can't wait for the sun to go down.
First Line: I can't wait for the sun to go down to get you under the moon
Chorus: Lay your head upon my shoulder While I hold you in my arms
Music by:
Words by: Carson, Martha, Chet Atkins and Sid Kessel.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: I couldn't keep from crying.
First Line:
Chorus: I saw you walking by his side, heard you whisper all those lies
Music by:
Words by: Robbins, Marty.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: I gave my wedding dress away.
First Line:
Chorus: Tomorrow was to be my wedding day But I gave my wedding dress away
Music by:
Words by: Rose, Fred and Hy Heath.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Milene Music, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: I got a feeling.
First Line:
Chorus: That love bug's been here again
Music by:
Words by: Endsley, Melvin.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: I have a secret.
First Line:
Chorus: I have a secret I must tell you Although it breaks my heart in two
Music by:
Words by: Brooks, Ted.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: I just love the way you tell a lie.
First Line: What an awful thing you've done, dear, just for a little fun
Chorus: Well, you put your arms around me then you hug with all your might
Music by:
Words by: Louvin, Ira and Chas. Louvin.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: I like my lovin' overtime.
First Line:
Chorus: Oh, I like my lovin' overtime How'd you like to work some overtime with me
Music by:
Words by: Carter, Helen and Chester Atkins.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: I long to tell you.
First Line:
Chorus: I long to tell you how much I love you
Music by:
Words by: Martin, Dude.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: I love God's way of living.
First Line: I was on the sea of death, drifting onward to distress
Chorus: Oh, I love God's way of living I'm so thankful I accepted when he called
Music by:
Words by: Louvin, Ira and Charles Louvin.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: I won't be back tonight.
First Line:
Chorus: I won't be back tonight or ever when I leave this time it's from now on
Music by:
Words by: Glenn, Artie.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: I'd be sweet talkin' you.
First Line:
Chorus: I could tell you that I love you and say that I'd be true
Music by:
Words by: Skinner, Jimmie and Joe Lewis.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: I'd give the world.
First Line: All my friends believe I'm over loving you
Chorus: I have learned from the past that we've been through
Music by:
Words by: Maddux, Pewee.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Idle gossip, idle words.
First Line: My foolish heart was young and gay the day my loved one sailed away
Chorus: Idle gossip, idle words, someone misunderstood
Music by:
Words by: Carver, Mary.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: If I cry.
First Line:
Chorus: If I cry, let me cry on your shoulder
Music by:
Words by: Rule, Jimmy and Bill Dudley.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: If you love me, let me know it.
First Line:
Chorus: If you love me, let me know it if you care, why don't you show it
Music by:
Words by: Edwards, Tibby.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: If you tried as hard to love me.
First Line:
Chorus: If you tried as hard to love me as you do to break my heart
Music by:
Words by: Miller, J. D.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: If you'll be a baby (to me).
First Line:
Chorus: I'll be your baby and I don't mean maybe
Music by:
Words by: Williams, Hank.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: I'll dance at your wedding.
First Line:
Chorus: I've been a thinking every night when you let me hold you tight
Music by:
Words by: Helms, Don.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: I'll furnish the shoulder you cry on.
First Line:
Chorus: They say that you're playin' around dear
Music by:
Words by: Hill, Eddie.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: I'll never stand in your way.
First Line:
Chorus: If you've found someone new who menas more than me to you
Music by:
Words by: Rose, Fred and Hy Heath.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Milene Music, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: I'm a problem child.
First Line:
Chorus: I try hard to be real good, always do the things I should
Music by:
Words by: Rose, Fred and Hy Heath.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Milene Music, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: I'm allergic to your kisses.
First Line:
Chorus: I'm allergic to your kisses, my heart, it kinda misses
Music by:
Words by: Lunsford, Ray.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: I'm looking for somebody.
First Line:
Chorus: I'm looking for somebody who ain't got nobody and wants somebody like me
Music by:
Words by: Helms, Don and Estelle Evins.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: I'm lost without you.
First Line: You left me alone like a child without a mother
Chorus: I'm lost without you my days seem unending
Music by:
Words by: Rule, Jimmy.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: I'm the loneliest gal in town.
First Line:
Chorus: Sometimes I'm the life of the crowd I can always tell jokes and laugh out loud
Music by:
Words by: Amos, Betty Ann.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Inspiration from above.
First Line: What picks me up when I'm down and sets me on higher ground
Chorus: Inspiration from above inspiration from above
Music by:
Words by: Carson, Martha.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Is it love or is it lies.
First Line: When you say you love me true, that no other one will do
Chorus: Is it love or is it lies will it last or will it die
Music by:
Words by: Miller, J. D.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Is zat you, Myrtle.
First Line: I took my gal to the pictrue show
Chorus: Is zat you Myrtle did I hear papa
Music by:
Words by: Carlisle, Bill, Charles Louvin and Ira Louvin.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: It ain't quit hurtin' yet.
First Line: I walk around with my head hung down and sing a lonesome song
Chorus: Come on home come on home
Music by:
Words by: Helms, Don and Rusty Gabbard.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: It hurts too much to cry.
First Line:
Chorus: If they tell you I don't love you, it's because they just don't know
Music by:
Words by: Gabbard, Rusty.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: It wouldn't mean a thing.
First Line:
Chorus: If I had the world and all of its gold and all of the silver too
Music by:
Words by: Willard, Les and Buck Bryant.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: It's a long, long ride.
First Line:
Chorus: It's a long, long ride from Phoenix to Chicago
Music by:
Words by: Robbins, Marty.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: It's the mileage that's slowin' me down.
First Line:
Chorus: It ain't the age on this old boy's frame
Music by:
Words by: McAlpin, Vic.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: I've got a lot of love, baby.
First Line:
Chorus: Ain't got a lot of time I'm so lonesome you see
Music by:
Words by: Skinner, Jimmie.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: I've got a women's love.
First Line:
Chorus: My home is the field where I work mighty hard
Music by:
Words by: Robbins, Marty.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: I've waited too long.
First Line:
Chorus: I've traded a heaven on earth now I know
Music by:
Words by: Carlisle, Bill.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Juke box blues.
First Line: I walked into a honky tonky just the other day
Chorus: Played the juke box blues such a rythmn I've never heard
Music by:
Words by: Carter, Maybelle and Helen Carter.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Kneel and let the lord take your load.
First Line:
Chorus: When days are filled with trouble and temptation is so great
Music by:
Words by: Robbins, Marty.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Knothole.
First Line: I remember back when my sister and her boyfriend sat around a courtin' with the lights down low
Chorus: Knothole Knothole you oughta see what I saw thru the old knothole
Music by:
Words by: Carlisle, Bill and Virginia Suber.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Ladder of love.
First Line: One step, two step, three step, four
Chorus: Climbing up the ladder, up the ladder of love
Music by:
Words by: Carlisle, Bill.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: The life they live in songs.
First Line:
Chorus: All the songs they sing these days are about the triflin' ways
Music by:
Words by: Scribner, Raymond.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Like all get out.
First Line:
Chorus: He don't plow, he don't hoe, he's as shiftless as the snow
Music by:
Words by: Vidacovich, Pinky and Armand Hug.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Like the lovers do.
First Line:
Chorus: When the stars come out at night, do you want to hold me tight
Music by:
Words by: Gunter, Hardrock and Mary Carver.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Lonesome Joe.
First Line:
Chorus: There once lived a man, he came from Mexico
Music by:
Words by: Acuff, Roy.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Long time gone.
First Line: I'm gettin' tired of your cheattin' and misbehavin'
Chorus: Just like a whirl wind, I'll take my flight
Music by:
Words by: O'Neil, Mattie.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Look what followed me home tonight.
First Line:
Chorus: Look what followed me home tonight mama, can't I keep it
Music by:
Words by: Wagoner, Porter and Gary Walker.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: The Lord will make a way somehow.
First Line:
Chorus: I am on the heavenly highway leading to the land above
Music by:
Words by: Sutton, Tommy and Sylvia Trace.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: The love I hold so dear.
First Line:
Chorus: I saw the smile that warmed my heart
Music by:
Words by: Hager, Joan.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Love song of the bayou.
First Line: We were happy on the bayou in old Lou'siana
Chorus: I hear the wind as it cries thru the shadows where we used to roam
Music by:
Words by: Evans, Gene and Jimmy Fields.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: The love you gave to me.
First Line: Give me ice, give me snow, let the winds of winter blow
Chorus:
Music by:
Words by: Logsdon, Jimmie.
P/P/D: : New York NY : Melody Trails Inc, c1953..
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: The miracle of Christmas.
First Line:
Chorus: Virgin Mary loved her Baby Boy
Music by:
Words by: Kessel, Sid and Spencer Williams.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Milene Music, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Miss me just a little.
First Line:
Chorus: Don't forget to love me don't forget to write me
Music by:
Words by: Robbins, Marty.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Mister lightnin' bug.
First Line:
Chorus: Mister lightnin' bug, you're a funny little fellow with a flashlight to your tail
Music by:
Words by: Bryant, Boudleaux.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Moody's Goose.
First Line: Moody had an old grey goose, he was a fine old gander
Chorus: Oh, let's take off like moody's goose, flyin' high and runnin' loose
Music by:
Words by: Carlisle, Bill, Johnny Mack and J. Lawley.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: The moon and I.
First Line:
Chorus: The moon and I were alone last night
Music by:
Words by: Anderson, Tom.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: My garden of love.
First Line:
Chorus: God gave me a beautiful garden left six little buds to my care
Music by:
Words by: Morris, Wiley.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: My mama said.
First Line:
Chorus: When I was a little boy I used to hear my mama say "it's hard to make an honest living but always make it that way"
Music by:
Words by: Herod, Jat.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: My proxide blond.
First Line: My proxide blond is tall and thin
Chorus: My proxide blond is gone again she's done it once before
Music by:
Words by: Stroud, Toby.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: My worried, troubled mind.
First Line:
Chorus: I can't ease my worried, troubled mind
Music by:
Words by: Anderson, Tom.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: The old time Bible.
First Line: We are living in an age when it seems it's all the rage to be up todate in everything we do
Chorus: They've modernized the Bible, revised the word of truth
Music by:
Words by: Wiseman, Scott and Lulu Belle Wiseman.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: On the Okefenokee.
First Line:
Chorus: Engineer, keep the drivers rolling, carry me back to the Okefenokee
Music by:
Words by: Williams, Curley and Clyde "Boots" Harris.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: (You're drivin') On the wrong side of the road.
First Line:
Chorus: Now, you've been travlin' way too fast
Music by:
Words by: West, Ted.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: The one I can't forget.
First Line: The plans we made are memories
Chorus: The ones who know the price I paid for love are only me, my heart and God above
Music by:
Words by: Loden, Jimmie and Tommy "Curly" Harris.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: One more time.
First Line: Mama told me not to marry young
Chorus: But if you kiss me like that one more time I won't know a dollar from a dime
Music by:
Words by: O'Neil, Mattie.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Only in dreams.
First Line: Only in dreams can I call you my own only in my dreams do I dare
Chorus: It's hard to hide all the love in my heart when you are near all the time
Music by:
Words by: Sietz, Charles L.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Poor boy, rich lovin.'
First Line: Poor boy, rich lovin' spending all my time pleasing you
Chorus: Bright lights, good times late hours, night life with you
Music by:
Words by: James, Sonny.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Preach the gospel.
First Line: I can't enjoy my Bible just reading here and there
Chorus: Preach, preach, preach the gospel trust God, he'll give you words to say
Music by:
Words by: Louvin, Ira and Charles Louvin.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Ready to go home.
First Line: There's coming a day when the world shall melt away
Chorus: Will you be ready to go, ready to go home
Music by:
Words by: Williams, Hank.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Rocky road of love.
First Line:
Chorus: It's a rocky road of love I'm travling on
Music by:
Words by: Maddux, Pewee.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Second choice.
First Line:
Chorus: I won't be second choice when you're passing out your love
Music by:
Words by: Webb, Jack.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: The secret is out.
First Line: You try so hard to hide what's in your heart
Chorus: You told the brook and the brook told the tree
Music by:
Words by: Hager, Joan.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Sidemeat and cabbage.
First Line: Now, all thru the day I just lay in the hay and wait for that old dinner bell
Chorus: Bring me some sidemeat and cabbage and don't make the order too small
Music by:
Words by: Heath, Hy and Jimmy Dickens.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Milene Music, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Sing me something sentimental.
First Line:
Chorus: Sing me something sentimental, make it anything that's blue
Music by:
Words by: Robbins, Marty.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Singin' on the other side.
First Line: When He calls me by His spirit, when my work on earth is over
Chorus: Hallelufah, amen when I reach my jourey's end
Music by:
Words by: Carson, Martha.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Sixteen chickens and a tambourine.
First Line: As I run across the tater patch to see if my old hen had hatched
Chorus: Sixteen chickens and a tambourine sing trurah, a rudledaday
Music by:
Words by: Masters, Johnnie.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Somebody else's heartache.
First Line:
Chorus: You're somebody else's heartache but I want to call you mine
Music by:
Words by: Loden, Jimmie.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Something different.
First Line: Did you see that gal I was with last night
Chorus: I know lots of pretty gals but I just leave them be
Music by:
Words by: Carlisle, Bill.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Spoon with me.
First Line: Don't whip the devil 'round the bush
Chorus: If you'll love me just a little, my worries will be over
Music by:
Words by: Carlisle, Bill and Lowell Blanchard.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Steamboat boogie.
First Line:
Chorus: Now the Jenny Lee is just an old steamboat
Music by:
Words by: Heath, Hy and Fred Rose.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Milene Music, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Stoney.
First Line: I've done all I could do
Chorus: Oh, Stoney honey, are you mad at your gal
Music by:
Words by: Emmy, Cousin.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Sunday angel.
First Line:
Chorus: You're just a Sunday angel, 'cause when Monday rolls around you're right back down on Juke Joint Avenue
Music by:
Words by: Bryant, Boudleaux and Fred Rose.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Milene Music, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Swamp lily.
First Line: Swamp lily, flower of the night
Chorus: Swamp lily, your lips are red as wine
Music by:
Words by: Webb, Louise.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Sweep around your own back door.
First Line: Now when we're out together, you nag me all the time
Chorus: Sweep around your own back door You better keep your flirtin' to yourself
Music by:
Words by: Masters, Johnnie.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Sweet bunch of bitterweeds.
First Line:
Chorus: You're a sweet bunch of bitterweeds, that's all you are
Music by:
Words by: Dickerson, Willis Dub.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: 'Tain't nice.
First Line: I'm your coffe and I'm your tea, you better save all your sugar for me
Chorus: I know 'tain't nice to talk like that
Music by:
Words by: Carlisle, Bill and Virginia Suber.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Teardrops.
First Line:
Chorus: Teardrops fell like raindrops when I saw you kissing someone new
Music by:
Words by: Miller, J. D.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: That's it.
First Line:
Chorus: I hear bells a ringin' and my heart is singin' a song
Music by:
Words by: Wagoner, Porter and Gary Walker.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: That's what I get for lovin' you.
First Line:
Chorus: Eyes that stay awake till day is dawning
Music by:
Words by: Evins, Estelle and Don Helms.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Time and half time.
First Line:
Chorus: I want to make time and half, aspending all of my time just makin' love to you
Music by:
Words by: Williams, Curley.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Too blue to care.
First Line:
Chorus: It never made a difference that other people doubt
Music by:
Words by: Rogers, Al and Stanley Kesler.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: A treasure of love.
First Line:
Chorus: There's a treasure of love that you're hiding from me
Music by:
Words by: Maddux, Pewee and Al Britt.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Tree top tall.
First Line:
Chorus: I'm tree top tall, headin' for higher places
Music by:
Words by: Wallace, Wally and Wiley Poston.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Two red lips and warm red wine.
First Line:
Chorus: Oh, the two red lips and the warm red wine
Music by:
Words by: Bearden, Thomas E.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Unfit mother.
First Line:
Chorus: Just idle gossip paved the way for what I'm going through today
Music by:
Words by: Carter, Helen.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Unpucker.
First Line: I was only twenty three when I first met my love
Chorus: Unpucker, mama's at the door unpucker or we can't court no more
Music by:
Words by: Louvin, Charles and Ira Louvin and Bill Carlisle.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Use your imagination.
First Line:
Chorus: Use your imagination and you'll be in heaven soon
Music by:
Words by: Perry, Owen.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Wailin' wall.
First Line:
Chorus: I'm gonna build me a wailin' wall and I'm gonna cry
Music by:
Words by: Rule, Jimmy.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Wait a little longer.
First Line: Oh, I've got a sweetheart who carries all my books
Chorus: But wait a little longer till I'm a little bit older
Music by:
Words by: Carson, Martha.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Walkin' and cryin' with the blues.
First Line:
Chorus: Oh, I'm walkin' by myself and I'm talkin' to myself
Music by:
Words by: Miller, J. D., Al Theriot and Charles Theriot.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Walkin' in the moonlight.
First Line:
Chorus: I never like to be alone, I like company
Music by:
Words by: Masters, Johnnie.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: We're not speaking anymore.
First Line:
Chorus: I'd like to tell her she's the one I think about all day
Music by:
Words by: George, Don R. and Hy Heath.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: What will I do.
First Line:
Chorus: What will I do if I can't have you
Music by:
Words by: Miller, J. D. and Jimmy Newman.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: What's the matter with my heart.
First Line:
Chorus: What's the matter with my heart it's got an awful aching
Music by:
Words by: Williams, Curley.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Where have you been.
First Line: Now I'm a truthful kind of man so please don't get me wrong
Chorus: Where have you been, you pretty little thing
Music by:
Words by: Gunter, Hardrock.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Who stole that train.
First Line: My baby wrote and said that she was comin' home on "ninety three"
Chorus: Who stole that train off the track
Music by:
Words by: Heath, Hy.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Milene Music, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Why can't you be mine.
First Line:
Chorus: My world began the day we met but now I'm feeling blue
Music by:
Words by: Miller, J. D.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: The winner of your heart.
First Line: If you could read my mind, you wouldn't be so blind
Chorus: I'd like to make you mine and squeeze you till you're blind
Music by:
Words by: Masters, Johnnie.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Wishing waltz.
First Line:
Chorus: The wedding bells chime for somebody else
Music by:
Words by: Evans, Gene.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Won't somebody tell me.
First Line:
Chorus: I can tell when it's dark outside, I don't have to be told
Music by:
Words by: James, Sonny and B. Harville.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Won't you be mine.
First Line: Can't you hear the night birds crying
Chorus: Meet me out on a mountain undernearth the lonesome pine
Music by:
Words by: Stanley, Carter.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Wrong number.
First Line:
Chorus: I got the wrong number when I called you last night
Music by:
Words by: Cecil, Bob and Joan Cecil.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: The wrong side of town.
First Line:
Chorus: My heart is bound and tied to a love that I must hide
Music by:
Words by: Helms, Don and Ray Price.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: You always get by.
First Line:
Chorus: I get so doggone tired of hearin' you lie
Music by:
Words by: Price, Ray and Don Helms.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: You can't insure a house of dreams.
First Line:
Chorus: You may insure a cottage built beside the highway
Music by:
Words by: Butler, Carl.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: You can't take it with you.
First Line: I don't long for the riches that this old world can hold
Chorus: Oh, you can't take it with you
Music by:
Words by: Carson, Martha.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: You cast me out (forevermore).
First Line: You vowed to love me but you have broke my heart
Chorus: Dear one, I've loved you with all of my heart
Music by:
Words by: Huskey, Roy.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: You crazy, crazy moon.
First Line:
Chorus: You crazy, crazy moon, you made me fall in love
Music by:
Words by: Horn, Al.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: You gotta pray.
First Line: Ol' Moses prayerd on the mountain top
Chorus: Oh, you gotta pray both night and day
Music by:
Words by: Masters, Johnnie.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: You taught me how.
First Line: So you told my friends what I did to you
Chorus: You taught me how to break a vow
Music by:
Words by: King, Claude.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Your left over kisses.
First Line:
Chorus: No, no, no, I don't want your left over kisses
Music by:
Words by: Green, Ab.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Milene Music, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: You're sweeter than honey.
First Line: You brought me happiness and sunshine
Chorus: You're sweeter than honey from the beehive
Music by:
Words by: Krise, George E.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953

Title: Yours to claim.
First Line: When I see lovers holding hands and proud to show their love
Chorus: You used to say, "there'll come a day" but now our chance is gone
Music by:
Words by: Seitz, Charles L.
P/P/D: : Nashville, TN : Acuff-Rose, c1953.
Location: SPC, KIRK CM 1952-1953


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