Les Paul and Mary Ford - I'm a Fool to Care (1954)





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Published on Jul 13, 2011

Charted at #6 in Billboard in July 1954. Original Billboard review: "The thrush caresses the oldie with her warm piping while Les Paul makes pretty on the guitar. A soothing side by the duo that should grab a lot of coins."

First recorded by Ted Daffan's Texans in 1940. Other chart placings for this song over the years: #24 for Joe Barry in April 1961 (#15 R&B), #94 for Oscar Black in April 1961, #115 for George Jones and Gene Pitney in June 1965, #84 for Ray Charles in July 1965 (#22 Adult Contemporary), #72 for Donny King on the Country chart in 1975 and #91 on the Country chart for Marcia Ball in 1978.

Written by Ted Daffan.

The other side of this single is "Auctioneer (I'll Buy That Dream)".

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  • License

    • Standard YouTube License
  • Song

  • Artist

    • Les Paul and Mary Ford
  • Album

    • The Husband-and-Wife Musical Duo, Vol. 1
  • Licensed by

    • UMG, The Orchard Music (on behalf of Count Records), and 1 Music Rights Societies


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