Home Sweet Homesick Blues
Elton Britt performs "Maybe I'll Cry Over You"Live video on The Jimmy Dean Show.
Britt was born James Elton Baker on June 27, 1913 in Marshall, Arkansas.
Britt recorded over 600 sides and 60 albums for RCA and other labels in more than a 30-year span, and is best known for such hit songs (several of which he wrote or co-wrote) as "Someday (You'll Want Me to Want You)", "Detour", "Chime Bells", "Maybe I'll Cry Over You", "Pinto Pal", and the million-selling wartime hit "There's a Star-Spangled Banner Waving Somewhere". The recording had sold a million discs by 1944 and it was awarded a gold disc by the RIAA.