About The Song

“Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain” is a country music classic performed by the legendary singer-songwriter Willie Nelson. Written by Fred Rose, the song was first recorded by Roy Acuff in 1947 but gained widespread popularity when Nelson released his version in 1975 as part of his album “Red Headed Stranger.”

The lyrics of “Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain” depict a heartbroken narrator reflecting on lost love while witnessing the rain falling on a deserted street. Nelson’s emotive vocals, accompanied by sparse instrumentation featuring his signature guitar playing, evoke a sense of melancholy and longing.

Nelson’s rendition of “Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain” became one of his most iconic and beloved songs, earning critical acclaim and commercial success. It topped the country music charts and crossed over to the pop charts, further solidifying Nelson’s status as one of the greatest artists in the history of country music.

The song’s enduring popularity has led to numerous covers by artists across various genres, but Nelson’s version remains the definitive rendition. With its timeless melody and evocative lyrics, “Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain” continues to resonate with audiences, capturing the essence of love and loss in a way that is both poignant and timeless.

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Lyrics

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In the twilight glow I see herBlue eyes cryin’ in the rainAnd when we kissed goodbye and partedI knew that we’d never meet again
Love is like a dyin’ emberAnd only memories remainand through the ages I’ll rememberBlue eyes cryin’ in the rain
Some day when we meet up yonderWe’ll stroll hand in hand againIn a land that knows no partin’Blue eyes cryin’ in the rain

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