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"Mr. Lonely" is a song co-written and recorded by Bobby Vinton. It was released as a single in 1964 and reached #1 on the United Statesmarker charts. The song originally appeared on Vinton's album Roses Are Red in 1962. Later that year, Buddy Greco recorded a version of the song using the same backing track as Vinton's version. Greco's single release reached #64 on the Billboard Hot 100 in November 1962.

Philippine singer Victor Wood made a bilingual version of the song, alternating the original lyrics with Filipino ones. This particular cover became popular in the Philippines and gave some fame to the entertainer.

In 2005, Senegalesemarker singer Akon sampled this single for Lonely and it was featured on his album Trouble. This song uses a sped-up sample of the earlier song.

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