"With Pen In Hand"
lyrics and music by Bobby Goldsboro
"With Pen In Hand" is by far Bobby Goldsboro's most recorded composition.  This heart-wrenching, poetic, ballad of divorce was a huge hit for Vikki Carr in 1969.  Moreover, in the United States, the song has charted for at least 4 different singers - Carr, Johnny Darrell [ first ], Billy Vera and Jerry Vale - in addition to Goldsboro himself.
 
Greater than 75** different artists, across musical genres, have released the song on 45 rpm or as album tracks.  Also known as "Pen In Hand", it has been recorded internationally, including in French, German and Spanish.  Goldsboro wrote the song to be told from either the man or woman's point of view.
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With Pen In Hand - Goldsboro Click Me !! - Today's Audio Clip
Today's Audio Clip -
"With Pen In Hand"
by Bobby Goldsboro
With Pen In Hand - Goldsboro
With Pen In Hand
With Pen In Hand - Goldsboro
the late Johnny Darrell
With Pen In Hand - Goldsboro
Vikki Carr - from the UK
With Pen In Hand - Goldsboro
Jerry Vale
With Pen In Hand - Goldsboro
Billy Vera
With Pen In Hand - Goldsboro
Frankie McBride - from the UK
Dorothy Moore - from Japan

 

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- please see more ~ "With Pen In Hand" - Recorded By Others / Covers ~ to follow.........
 
Updated 07/2007.
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