A Lover's Question" is a 1958 Pop, R&B hit for Clyde McPhatter. The single was written by Brook Benton and Jimmy T. Williams and was Clyde McPhatter's most successful Pop and R&B release. The bass singer is Noah Hopkins. "A Lover's Question" made it to #6 on the and was #1 for one week on the R&B chart. Billboard Hot 100 Country singer  Del Reeves took the song to #14 on the Hot Country Singles chart in 1970.
The best-known version of the song is in mono. However, a stereo version was released on the LP
Atlantic History of Rhythm & Blues, Vol. 4, along with several other rare stereo versions of late 1950s Atlantic hits.
Jacky Ward version [ edit ]
Jacky Ward, had a successful remake of the song, peaking at #3 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart.
Chart performance [ edit ]
Billboard Hot Country Singles
Billboard Hot 100
RPM Country Tracks
RPM Top Singles
Cover Versions [ edit ]
Jay and the Americans released a cover version of the song on their 1970 album, .
Wax Museum, Vol. 1
See also [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
BMI entry for song Accessed September 3, 2010
Whitburn, Joel (2004). Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles: 1942-2004. Record Research. p. 392.
Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 371.