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The fool

COVERED BY ELVIS

The Fool
lonesome for a letter


recording date elvis: on after april 1959; Studio
first release: on album I'm 10.000 years old "elvis country " ( january 1971 )
label: rca victor
catalog number: lsp 4460


originally by: Sanford Clark

recording year: 1955
release date: march 1956
originally written by: Naomi Ford
catalognumber: 1003
label: mci



Writing credit for this song was given to Naomi Ford, Lee Hazlewood's wife, although Hazlewood probably wrote the number himself. According to Clark, the different drum sound on the record was made by splitting a piece of bamboo and beating it on a guitar case! Clark's version was originally released on the MCI label, but was re-released a few months later on the Dot label, when it became a hit. Elvis recorded this number originally at home in Goethestrasse, Bad Nauheim, Germany, whilst on military service. Over ten years later, he used the number again during the "Elvis Country" recording session on Thursday, June 4, 1970.


The Fool
performed by
Sanford Clark

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Gather round me buddies
Hold your glasses high
And drink to a fool
A crazy fool
Who told his baby, goodbye

Too late he's found he loves her
So much he wants to die
But drink to a fool
A crazy fool
Who told his baby, goodbye

He needs her, he needs her so
He wonders
why He let her go-oo, o-oo, oooo

She's found a new love, buddy
He's a lucky guy
So drink to a fool
'Cause I'm that fool
Who told my baby, goodbye

He needs her, he needs her so
He wonders
why He let her go-oo, o-oo, oooo

She's found a new love, buddy
He's a lucky guy
So drink to a fool
'Cause I'm that fool

Who told my baby, goodbye
Who told my baby, goodbye
Who told my baby, goodbye.......




The Fool
performed by
Elvis Presley

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Gather round me buddy,
raise your glasses high
And drink to a fool, a crazy fool
Who told his baby goodbye
Too late he found he loved her
so much he wants to die

So drink to a fool, mmm crazy fool
Who told his baby goodbye
He needs her, he needs her so
He wonders why he let her go-oo, o-oooo

She's found, she's found, she's found
A new love buddy, he's a lucky guy
So drink to a fool, a crazy fool
Who told his baby goodbye

He needs her, he needs her so
He wonders why he let her go-oo, o-oooooo

She's found, she's found, she's found
A new love buddy, he's a lucky guy
So drink to a fool, a crazy fool

Who told his baby goodbye
Who told his baby goodbye
Goodbye......


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