Hank Locklin Backing Tracks – Please Help Me I’m Falling … This Song Is Just For You
Hank Locklin – (born Lawrence Hankins Locklin February 15, 1918 – March 8, 2009) was an American country music singer-songwriter.
He had 70 chart singles, including two number one hits on Billboard’s country chart. His biggest hits included “Send Me the Pillow You Dream On” and his signature “Please Help Me, I’m Falling“. The latter also went to number eight on the Billboard Hot 100 pop music chart. Billboard’s 100th anniversary issue listed it as the second most successful country single of the rock and roll era. It sold over one million copies, and was awarded a gold disc by the RIAA.
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Locklin learned to play the guitar as a child and in his early adulthood, he formed his own band called the Rocky Mountain Playboys, which played gigs and performed on local radio.
These gigs led to him gaining his first recording contract in 1949 and he had his first major hit on the Billboard country chart the same year. His 1953 single, “Let Me Be the One” was his first to top the country chart.
He had a string of major hits during the late 1950s and early 1960s. He also joined the cast of the Grand Ole Opry and remained a member for nearly 50 years. Locklin died in 2009 at the age of 91.
Hank Locklin Backing Tracks
Please Help Me I’m Falling … This Song Is Just For You