The most successful version is the one recorded by Mickey Gilley, for the Epic label, was recorded in February 1980, in Audio Media Studio, Nashville, TN, in the recording session of the album, Mickey was accompanied by: Rafe Van Hoy, Paul Worley, Mark Casstevens
and Barry Byrd Burton (Guitar), Sonny Garrish (steel), Michael Leech and Joe Osborn (bass), Eddie Bayers, Larrie London and Kenneth Buttrey (drums), Ron Levine (fiddle), Tony Migliore (piano-7), Dennis Burnside (piano-8), Bergen White (
"You Don't Know Me" is a song written by Cindy Walker based on a title and storyline given to her by Eddy Arnold in 1955. "You Don't Know Me" was first recorded by Arnold that year and released as a single on April 21, 1956 on RCA Victor.The first version of the song to make the Billboard charts was by Jerry Vale in 1956, peaking at #14 on the pop chart. Arnold's version charted two months later, released as an RCA Victor single, 47-6502, backed with "The Rockin' Mockin' Bird", which reached #10
"Stand by Me" is a song originally performed by American singer-songwriter Ben E. King and written by King, Jerry Leiber, and Mike Stoller. According to King, the title is derived from, and was inspired by, a spiritual written by Sam Cooke and J. W. Alexander called "Stand by Me Father," recorded by the Soul Stirrers with Johnnie Taylor singing lead. The third line of the second verse of the former work derives from Psalm 46:2c/3c
There have been over 400 recorded versions of the song, performe
"Doo-Wah Days" is a song written by Edward Hunnicutt, Doug Gilmore and Gary Vincent, and recorded by American country music artist Mickey Gilley. It was released in July 1986 as the only single from his album One and Only. The song reached number 6 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles chart and number 9 on the Canadian RPM Country Tracks chart in Canada.
"Put Your Dreams Away" is a song written by Richard Leigh and Wayland Holyfield, and performed by American country music artist Mickey Gilley. It was released in June 1982 aas the first single and title track from the album Put Your Dreams Away. The song was Mickey Gilley's fourteenth number one on the country chart. The single stayed at number one for one week and spent a total of twelve weeks on the country chart.
"Fool For Your Love" is a song written by Don Singleton, and recorded by American country music artist Mickey Gilley. It was released in March 1983 as the first single and title track from the album Fool for Your Love. The song was Mickey Gilley's sixteenth number one country single as a solo artist. The single went to number one for one week and spent a total of twelve weeks on the country chart.
"Play, Ruby, Play" is a song written by Tony Brown and Troy Seals. It was originally recorded by Conway Twitty for his 1990 album House on Old Lonesome Road.
It was later recorded by American country music artist Clinton Gregory. It was released in January 1992 as the first single from his album Freeborn Man. The song peaked at number 25 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart and reached number 20 on the RPM Country Tracks chart in Canada.
The song is about an attractive piano pla
"Don't the Girls All Get Prettier at Closing Time" is a song written by Baker Knight, and recorded by American country music artist Mickey Gilley. It was released in January 1976 as the first single from the album Gilley's Smokin. The song was Gilley's fifth No. 1 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart. The song's one week atop the chart was part of a 12-week stay in the country chart's top 40.
"True Love Ways" is a song written by Buddy Holly and Norman Petty and recorded with the Dick Jacobs Orchestra in October 1958, four months before the singer's death. It was first released on the posthumous album The Buddy Holly Story, Vol. 2 (Coral 57326/757326), in March 1960. The song was a hit in Britain in 1960, reaching number 25 on the pop singles chart.
In the extended version of the song, in the first ten seconds Holly can be heard preparing to sing. The audio starts with audio saying
"Paradise Tonight" is a song written by Bill Kenner and Mark Wright, and recorded by American country music artists Charly McClain and Mickey Gilley. It was released in June 1983 as the second single from the album Paradise. "Paradise Tonight" was the most successful of three releases by Charly McClain and Mickey Gilley as a duo. The single went to number one for one week and stayed a total of thirteen weeks on the top 40 country chart