Patsy Cline (1961 EP)

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Patsy Cline
EP by Patsy Cline
Released August 14, 1961
Recorded January 27, 1960 — November 16, 1960[1][2]
Genre Country
Label Decca
Producer Owen Bradley
Patsy Cline chronology
Patsy Cline
(1957)
Patsy Cline
(1961)
Patsy Cline Showcase
(1961)

Patsy Cline is an EP released by American country music singer, Patsy Cline on August 14, 1961. It Cline's third EP to be released.

This was Cline's second EP to be self-titled. The EP contained two songs Cline had recorded under her last session from Four Star Records ("There He Goes" and "Lovesick Blues") and two new songs recorded under new label, Decca Records ("I Fall to Pieces" and "Lovin' in Vain"). At the time of its release, Cline had released "I Fall to Pieces" as a single, where it had already reached #1 on the Billboard Country chart, and eventually #12 on the Pop chart. Two months prior, she had been involved in a serious automobile accident, therefore and album could not be released. Instead, Decca issued her first EP, containing "I Fall to Pieces."

The cover photograph was provided by photographer, Les Leverett.[3]

Track listing[edit]

Side 1:

  1. "I Fall to Pieces" — (Hank Cochran, Harlan Howard) 2:47
  2. "Lovin' in Vain" — (Freddie Hart) 2:14

Side 2:

  1. "Lovesick Blues" — (Cliff Friend, Irving Mills) 2:25
  2. "There He Goes" — (Durwood Haddock, Eddie Miller, W.S. Stevenson) 2:25

Personnel[edit]

All recording sessions took place at Bradley Film and Music Studios in Nashville, Tennessee, United States.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Patsy Cline's Recording Sessions - The Four Star Years". patsycline.info. Retrieved 2009-04-24. 
  2. ^ a b "Patsy Cline's Recording Sessions - The Decca Years". patsycline.info. Retrieved 2009-04-24. 
  3. ^ "Patsy Cline - EP". patsycline.info. Retrieved 2009-04-24.