Regarded as one of the most significant country music artists, Williams recorded 35 singles (five released posthumously) that would place in the Top 10 of the Billboard Country & Western Best Sellers chart, including 11 that ranked number one.
"Listen to the way Williams stretches out "lo-o-onesome" in this 1951 single — like the titular whistle losing steam in the distance. The sound is so stark, so unsettling, that it's easy to feel exactly what Williams was getting at in the performance: simple heartbreak." [RollingStone]. Song: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YC39wENWA34