"Hello Walls" is an American country music song recorded by Faron Young. It became a massive hit in 1961, reaching #1 country and #12 pop, and introduced its songwriter - Willie Nelson - to a national audience. The record spent 23 weeks on the chart.
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Ralph Emery had an answer song called "Hello Fool" in 1961, which peaked at #4 on the Country Charts. That song was Emery's only hit as a singer.
Willie Nelson recorded it the very next year for his debut album And Then I Wrote in 1962.,
Esther Phillips recorded it for Atlantic Records in 1964.,
Bing Crosby recorded it in 1965 for his album Bing Crosby Sings the Great Country Hits.,
Ricky Nelson covered "Hello Walls" on his 1966 Country Album Bright Lights & Country Music (Decca DL74779).,
Brook Benton recorded it on his My Country album in 1966.,
The Reverend Horton Heat covered it on the 1996 tribute album Twisted Willie.,
Sheb Wooley recorded a parody about a drunk talking to the wall.,
In Popular Culture:
Willie Nelson's version made an appearance on NBC's Parks and Recreation when character Ron Swanson was shown to be listening to the song.,
"Hello Walls" makes a brief appearance in the Dale Earnhardt biopic, "3.",