“Are You Lonesome Tonight?” , Is a popular American song , written by Lou Handman ( melody ) and Roy Turk (text). Most notabelt gave Elvis Presley the new life in 1960. The song was first published in 1926.
Numerous artists have recorded “Are You Lonesome Tonight?” In 1927. The composer Lou Handman even played piano and his sister Edith helped with the song in a recording released on the label Gennett . Vaughn DeLeath , also known as “The Original Radio Girl”, recorded it twice, first on June 13 as a solo artist and later on September 21 as a vocalist with The Colonial Club Orchestra. Around august 1927 was released a recording with the famous tenor Henry Burr.