You're Only Lonely

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You're Only Lonely
J.D. Souther - You're Only Lonely.jpg
Studio album by J. D. Souther
Released 1979
Genre Rock
Length 35:27
Label Columbia
Producer J. D. Souther
J. D. Souther chronology
Black Rose
(1976)Black Rose1976
You're Only Lonely
Home by Dawn
(1984)Home by Dawn1984
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]

You're Only Lonely is the third album by American singer-songwriter J. D. Souther, released in 1979.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Souther, except where noted.

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "You're Only Lonely" (backup vocals by Jackson Browne)   3:48
2. "If You Don't Want My Love"   4:22
3. "The Last in Love" Glenn Frey, Souther 3:40
4. "White Rhythm and Blues" (with Phil Everly)   4:39
5. "'Til the Bars Burn Down" Frey, Souther 4:42
6. "The Moon Just Turned Blue"   2:08
7. "Songs of Love"   4:18
8. "Fifteen Bucks" Kenny Edwards, Don Grolnick, Danny Kortchmar, Rick Marotta, Souther, Waddy Wachtel 3:24
9. "Trouble in Paradise"   4:26



  • Producer: J.D. Souther
  • Engineers: Loyd Clifft, Lee Herschberg
  • Direction: Irving Azoff
  • Art direction: Jimmy Wachtel
  • Photography: Jim Shea


Album - Billboard (North America)

Year Chart Position
1979 Pop Albums 41

Singles - Billboard (North America)

Year Single Chart Position
1979 "You're Only Lonely" Adult Contemporary 1
1979 "You're Only Lonely" Pop Singles 7
1980 "You're Only Lonely" Country Singles 60


  1. ^ Ruhlmann, William. You're Only Lonely at AllMusic