Someone To Lay Down Beside Me (4:31)

Cover of Karla Bonoff

From Karla Bonoff and 15 other releases

One of the finest writing and performance efforts from this underrated singer-songwriter, “Someone to Lay Down Beside Me” was released both on Karla Bonoff’s 1977 self-titled debut (produced by sometime collaborator Kenny Edwards) and also on Linda Ronstadt’s 1976 “Hasten Down the Wind”, with Karla featured on backup vocals. The song is a piano-driven song that is memorable both for the strong lyric hauntingly delivered by Ms. Bonoff and her rhythmic piano riff. Although Linda’s lovely version was a staple of FM rock radio in the late 70’s, it is Karla’s version that resonates as time passes. An equally-strong updated version is now available on the recent “Karla Bonoff Live” album.


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  • RomanticVirgo

    Karla has such a beautiful voice-- love this song.. xoxo

    4 Feb 2012 Reply
  • Angelina56

    Please just take the reigns once more my love. I'm listening to every chord, every note. !!!!!! Alway's the romantic as usual. Love you endlessly, a little enibriated or sober.!!!!

    23 Dec 2011 Reply
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  • Angelina56

    I hear you.... Please forgive me there's so very much I want to say to your face. I am doubting myself.and in all honesty if you really do care for me. You are driving me to drink and distraction !!!!

    7 Aug 2011 Reply
  • erduprince

    great song...but still prefer linda's version

    28 Jul 2011 Reply
  • AneezMom


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  • peterrafferty1

    Love Karla, and everything that she does. Wonderful !!!

    25 Jun 2011 Reply
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  • OsusieQ1

    Love her voice.

    8 Jul 2010 Reply
  • Haiku96708

    voice and guitar go very nice together

    26 May 2010 Reply
  • denfran61

    Love her voice

    5 Apr 2010 Reply
  • RomanticVirgo

    Karla just is so fantastic, a wonderful voice, and lovely songs, she was terrific in concert-she seems alot better now.

    15 Feb 2010 Reply
  • Cdub59

    Sexy, sultry, wanting song!!! C'mere A

    14 Dec 2009 Reply
  • rockerchick45

    Hauntingly beautiful......

    3 Dec 2009 Reply
  • rockerchick45

    OOOOO....Pick Me!!!!

    3 Dec 2009 Reply
  • Cdub59

    That's what I need right now...someone laying down beside me:-))) RC??... Karla??

    3 Dec 2009 Reply
  • Corvair1963

    I liked her stuff from the first time I heard it, back in the late '70's.

    15 Jul 2009 Reply
  • Kando1

    I have been listening and enjoying Karls music since I was fifteen. I am forty six now and I still think she is an awsome talent!

    3 Jul 2009 Reply

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