Connie Smith performs “Run Away Little Tears” at Music City Roots 2011.

Reached # 10 on the U.S. charts. Hot Country Singles, remaining a total of 15 weeks on the charts. In the Canadian RPM Country Tracks charts, It reached at number # 18. The song was included in the tenth Connie studio album, I Love Charley Brown (RCA 1968)

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Run Away Little Tears:

Lp cover Connie Smith ( RCA 1968 )
Lp cover Connie Smith ( RCA 1968 )

“Run Away Little Tears”, a song written by Dallas Frazier, was recorded by Connie Smith for the RCA on February 27, 1968, at RCA Victor Studio, 800 17th Ave. South, Nashville, TN, in the same session, two other songs were recorded: “The sunshine of my world” and “There are some things”. Connie was accompanied in the recording session by: Ray Edenton (guitar), Earl Dean Porter (guitar), Lamar Watkins (guitar), Dick L. Overbey (steel), Junior Huskey (bass), Jerry Carrigan (drums), Charles E. Justice (fiddle), Hargus Robbins (piano) and Bill Walker (vibes). With the production of Bob Ferguson, the song was released in April 1968. On July 27, 1968, he reached # 10 on the U.S. charts. Hot Country Singles, remaining a total of 15 weeks on the charts. In the Canadian RPM Country Tracks charts, It reached at number # 18.

The song was included in the tenth Connie studio album, I Love Charley Brown (RCA 1968), the album was released in April 1968, and on July 20, 1968, reached number # 14 on the US Top charts Country Albums, remaining on the charts for 17 weeks.





Connie Smith – Run Away Little Tears Lyrics

Run away little tears you’ve been locked up too long
Run away little tears our baby’s gone

I look at his picture touchin’ old souvenir
And then grow weak from holding back these locked up tears
Run away little tears…

A storm of emotion keeps on working within
Breaking down a heart that only he could mend
Run away little tears…
Run away little tears our baby’s gone

Single Connie Smith ( RCA 1968 )
Single Connie Smith ( RCA 1968 )

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