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RARE: Willie Nelson's 1961 Recording Of His Song 'Crazy' Made Famous By Patsy Cline

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Willie nelson Songs | RARE: Willie Nelson's 1961 Recording Of His Song 'Crazy' Made Famous By Patsy Cline | Country Music Videos
Photo credit: Willie Nelson Archives
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When Willie Nelson sat down with his friend Oliver English to write a song, neither of them had any idea what kind of an impact it would have. 

Composed in 1961, Nelson was an up-and-coming singer/songwriter that had written hits for other artists, but had not yet scored a hit for himself. Originally written for a country singer who turned it down, Patsy Cline selected it for the follow up single to her recent hit, "I Fall To Pieces".  Her version of "Crazy" went on to reach No. 2 on the country music chart in 1962. 

Recorded by Willie Nelson as a demo originally, he then added it to one of his compilation albums in the 60s after Cline had fueled its popularity to enormous heights. 

Listen to this incredibly rare recording of Willie Nelson singing his self-penned hit "Crazy" in the video below!

LYRICS BELOW

Crazy
I'm crazy for feelin' so lonely
I'm crazy
Crazy for feelin' so blue
I knew you'd love me as long as you wanted
And then someday
You'd leave me for somebody new

Worry, why do I let myself worry?
Wonderin' what in the world did I do?

I'm crazy
For thinkin' that my love could hold you
I'm crazy for cryin'
And crazy for tryin'
And I'm crazy for lovin' you

Crazy
For thinkin' that my love could hold you
I'm crazy for cryin'
And crazy for tryin'
And I'm crazy for lovin' you

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