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Songs Written by Harlan Howard: I Fall to Pieces, No Charge, Somebody Should Leave, Life Turned Her That Way, I've Got a Tiger by the Tail

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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: I Fall to Pieces, No Charge, Somebody Should Leave, Life Turned Her That Way, I've Got a Tiger by the Tail, Blame It on Your Heart, Heartaches by the Number, When I Get Through With You, Busted, Above and Beyond, the Chokin' Kind, Streets of Baltimore. Excerpt: "I Fall to Pieces" is a single released by Patsy Cline in 1961, and ...

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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: I Fall to Pieces, No Charge, Somebody Should Leave, Life Turned Her That Way, I've Got a Tiger by the Tail, Blame It on Your Heart, Heartaches by the Number, When I Get Through With You, Busted, Above and Beyond, the Chokin' Kind, Streets of Baltimore. Excerpt: "I Fall to Pieces" is a single released by Patsy Cline in 1961, and was featured on her 1961 studio album, Patsy Cline Showcase. "I Fall to Pieces" was Cline's first #1 hit on the Country charts, and her second hit single to cross over onto the Pop charts. It was the first of a string of songs that would be written by Hank Cochran and Harlan Howard (not always collaborating) for Cline. "I Fall to Pieces" became one of Cline's most-recognizable hit singles. It has also been classified as a country music standard. Hank Cochran and Harlan Howard met in California, and became songwriting partners. One night, Cochran was mulling over song ideas, when he thought of a title, "I Fall to Pieces." Cochran met up with Howard at his house the next day, where they finished writing the song. The demo version of the song was recorded at Pamper Music in Goodlettsville, Tennessee by Howard's wife and country singer, Jan Howard. Harlan Howard pitched the song to Decca producer, Owen Bradley, who tried to find the right artist to record it. The song was turned down numerous times, first by Brenda Lee, who found the song "too country" for her pop style. Bradley then asked rising country star, Roy Drusky to record it but he turned it down stating that it's not a man's song. Patsy Cline, who overheard Drusky's argument with Bradley about the song, asked if she could record it instead. Bradley then accepted her offer. When Cline began recording the song in November 1960, she had second guesses after she di... More: http://booksllc.net/?id=6721203

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781157018773
  • Publisher: General Books LLC
  • Publication date: 5/26/2010
  • Pages: 42
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 0.10 (d)

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