You’re Only Lonely

by J.D. Souther

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"You're Only Lonely" as recorded by J.D. Souther

Drum sheet music transcribed by James Morton. Immediate PDF download.

1 page chart - $2.99

Difficulty Level: Beginner Genre: Classic Rock

They say that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, and here is a great example. J.D. Souther was an LA writer, having written for Bonnie Raitt and Linda Ronstadt. On top of that, he was an ardent fan of the great Roy Orbison. “You’re Only Lonely” was such a stylistic tribute to Roy that listeners could hardly tell the difference. “You’re Only Lonely” was J.D. Souther’s only hit, going to #7 in 1979.

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All the drum sheet music found on this page and throughout the site are full, note-for-note transcriptions transcribed by James Morton--long-time professional drummer, author of over a dozen books with Mel Bay Publications, and creator of the "Rock Charts" column formerly found in Modern Drummer--over the course of his 40+ year career.

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