“No Letter in the Mail”


Singer hasn't received an answer to his love-letter. He has written that he was wrong and to blame, and that he loves her truly. He walks down the road, saying if he doesn't get a letter in the mail, he'll "bid this world goodbye"

Cross references


  • Roy Acuff, "No Letter in the Mail" (Conqueror 9810, 1941/OKeh 06585, 1942)
  • Happy-Go-Lucky Boys, "No Letter in the Mail Today" (Bluebird B-8467, 1940)
  • Bill Monroe & His Blue Grass Boys, "No Letter in the Mail" (Bluebird B-8611, 1941)
  • Martin Young & Corbett Grigsby, "No Letter in the Mail" (on MMOK, MMOKCD)


  1. Roud #11577
  2. BI, RcNLITM


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1940 (recording, Happy-Go-Lucky Boys)
Found in: US(Ap)