Are you lonesome tonight?
The question Roy Turk asks in his song is one that has been asked by people throughout history. The answer, of course, is always going to be different depending on the person. But there is something about the question that seems to resonate with a lot of people, something that makes it speak to a universal experience.
Turk was born in 1894 and grew up in Arkansas. He started writing songs in the early 1920s, and “Are You Lonesome Tonight?” was one of his earliest hits. The song was recorded by a number of different artists over the years, including Elvis Presley, who made it into a Number One hit in 1960.
If you’re looking for a beautiful and haunting song to play on the piano, “Are You Lonesome Tonight?” is definitely worth checking out. The sheet music is available online, and it’s not too difficult to learn. So if you’re feeling a bit lonely tonight, why not give Roy Turk’s song a try? It might just help to make you feel a little bit better.