Despite saving eight albums between 1960 and 1972, Carl Belew is most beneficial remembered like a songwriter whose function was included in an eclectic band of artists which range from Patsy Cline to Gene Vincent to Andy Williams. Created in Oklahoma in 1931, Belew 1st entered the studio room in 1955; by the next yr, he obtained his first wide-spread exposure because of appearances on a set of California-based radio applications, City Hall Party as well as the Cliffie Stone Display. In 1957, he performed within the Louisiana Hayride. Belew’s structure “Stop the entire world (And I WANT TO Off)” hit the very best Ten in 1958 inside a rendition by Johnnie & Jack port; the following yr, Andy Williams strike the very best Five with “Lonely Road,” a music which would become Belew’s brand tune because of subsequent addresses by Cline, Vincent, and Rex Allen, Jr. Later on in 1959,Belew had written “Am I THAT SIMPLE to Neglect,” a high 40 pop strike for celebrity Debbie Reynolds which was later on documented by Engelbert Humperdinck, Skeeter Davis, Don Gibson, Jim Reeves, and Leon Russell. Belew’s personal rendition hit the very best Ten in 1959. In 1960, Belew released his self-titled debut LP; within the same yr, he notched a high 20 hit using the solitary “A great deal to Lose.” 2 yrs later on, a label modify prompted another eponymous work; the sole “Hello ON THE MARKET” gained him another TOP strike, his last. Between 1964 and 1968, Belew released an recording a year, you start with Hello ON THE MARKET and carrying on with Am I THAT SIMPLE to Forget?, Nation Songs, Lonely Road, and lastly Twelve Tones of Belew. His last studio room recording, When My Baby Sings His Music, an archive of duets with Betty Jean Robinson, was released in 1972, while one last solitary, “Welcome Back again to My Globe,” made an appearance in 1974. Throughout his profession, Belew’s songs stayed favored by (and popularized by) additional performers; Eddy Arnold strike number 1 in 1965 with “What’s He Doing in my own Globe,” while Jim Reeves obtained a posthumous achievement in 1968 with “That’s WHILE I Start to see the Blues (INSIDE YOUR Pretty Brown Eye).” “End the planet (And I WANT TO Off)” also reached the very best 20 twice even more because of a 1965 cover by Waylon Jennings along with a 1974 edition by Susan Raye. Carl Belew passed away of cancers on Halloween in 1990 at age 59.