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Hot Country Songs

Hot Country Songs

Week of August 22, 1987

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  • 1
    • Why Does It Have To Be (Wrong Or Right)

      Restless Heart
    • 3
    • 1
    • 13
      • 3
      • 1
      • 13
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Songwriter(s):

R.Sharp, D.Lowery

Producer(s):

T.DuBois, S.Hendricks, Restless Heart

Imprint/Promotion Label:

RCA

Gains In Performance

  • 2
    • Whiskey, If You Were A Woman

      Highway 101
    • 4
    • 2
    • 14
      • 4
      • 2
      • 14
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Songwriter(s):

M.Francis, J.MacRae, B.Morrison

Producer(s):

P.Worley

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Warner Bros.

  • 3
    • Born To Boogie

      Hank Williams Jr.
    • 5
    • 3
    • 11
      • 5
      • 3
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

H.Williams,Jr.

Producer(s):

B.Beckett, H.Williams,Jr., J.E.Norman

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Curb/Warner Bros.

Gains In Performance

  • 4
    • She's Too Good To Be True

      Exile
    • 6
    • 4
    • 12
      • 6
      • 4
      • 12
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Songwriter(s):

S.Lemaire, J.P.Pennington

Producer(s):

B.Killen

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Epic

Gains In Performance

  • 5
    • Make No Mistake, She's Mine

      Kenny Rogers & Ronnie Milsap
    • 8
    • 5
    • 9
      • 8
      • 5
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

K.Carnes

Producer(s):

R.Galbraith, K.Lehning

Imprint/Promotion Label:

RCA

Gains In Performance

  • 6
    • Train Of Memories

      Kathy Mattea
    • 7
    • 6
    • 14
      • 7
      • 6
      • 14
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Songwriter(s):

J.Hinson, A.Byrd

Producer(s):

A.Reynolds

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Mercury/IDJMG

  • 7
    • This Crazy Love

      The Oak Ridge Boys
    • 11
    • 7
    • 11
      • 11
      • 7
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

R.Murrah, J.D.Hicks

Producer(s):

J.Bowen

Imprint/Promotion Label:

MCA

Gains In Performance

  • 8
    • I'll Never Be In Love Again

      Don Williams
    • 12
    • 8
    • 12
      • 12
      • 8
      • 12
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Songwriter(s):

B.Corbin

Producer(s):

D.Williams, G.Fundis

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Capitol

Gains In Performance

  • 9
    • Brilliant Conversationalist

      T. Graham Brown
    • 10
    • 9
    • 13
      • 10
      • 9
      • 13
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Songwriter(s):

J.Hadley, G.Nicholson

Producer(s):

B.Logan

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Capitol

  • 10
    • A Long Line Of Love

      Michael Martin Murphey
    • 1
    • 1
    • 14
      • 1
      • 1
      • 14
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Songwriter(s):

P.Overstreet, T.Schuyler

Producer(s):

S.Gibson, J.E.Norman

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Warner Bros.

  • 11
    • Three Time Loser

      Dan Seals
    • 13
    • 11
    • 9
      • 13
      • 11
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

D.Seals

Producer(s):

K.Lehning

Imprint/Promotion Label:

EMI-America/Capitol

Gains In Performance

  • 12
    • The Hand That Rocks The Cradle

      Glen Campbell
    • 14
    • 12
    • 13
      • 14
      • 12
      • 13
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Songwriter(s):

T.Harris

Producer(s):

J.Bowen, G.Campbell

Imprint/Promotion Label:

MCA

Gains In Performance

  • 13
    • You Again

      The Forester Sisters
    • 16
    • 13
    • 9
      • 16
      • 13
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

D.A.Schlitz. Jr., P.Overstreet

Producer(s):

B.Beckett, J.Stroud

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Warner Bros.

Gains In Performance

  • 14
    • The Way We Make A Broken Heart

      Rosanne Cash
    • 19
    • 14
    • 9
      • 19
      • 14
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

J.Hiatt

Producer(s):

R.Crowell

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Columbia

Gains In Performance

  • 15
    • One Promise Too Late

      Reba McEntire
    • 2
    • 1
    • 14
      • 2
      • 1
      • 14
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Songwriter(s):

D.Loggins, L.Silver, D.A.Schlitz. Jr.

Producer(s):

J.Bowen, R.McEntire

Imprint/Promotion Label:

MCA

  • 16
    • I'll Be The One

      The Statler Brothers
    • 18
    • 16
    • 11
      • 18
      • 16
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

Don Reid, Debo Reid

Producer(s):

J.Kennedy

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Mercury/PolyGram

Gains In Performance

  • 17
    • I'll Be Your Baby Tonight

      Judy Rodman
    • 20
    • 17
    • 10
      • 20
      • 17
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

B.Dylan

Producer(s):

T.West

Imprint/Promotion Label:

MTM/Capitol

Gains In Performance

  • 18
    • House Of Blue Lights

      Asleep At The Wheel
    • 17
    • 17
    • 13
      • 17
      • 17
      • 13
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Songwriter(s):

D.Raye, F.Slack

Producer(s):

R.Benson

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Epic

  • 19
    • Fishin' In The Dark

      Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
    • 23
    • 19
    • 7
      • 23
      • 19
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

W.Waldman, J.Photoglo

Producer(s):

J.Leo

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Warner Bros.

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 20
    • Nowhere Road

      Steve Earle
    • 21
    • 20
    • 11
      • 21
      • 20
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

S.Earle, R.Kling

Producer(s):

T.Brown, E.Gordy,Jr., R.Bennett

Imprint/Promotion Label:

MCA

  • 21
    • Telling Me Lies

      Dolly Parton, Linda Ronstadt, Emmylou Harris
    • 9
    • 3
    • 13
      • 9
      • 3
      • 13
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Songwriter(s):

L.T.Jenner, B.Cook

Producer(s):

G.massenburg

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Warner Bros.

  • 22
    • Child Support

      Barbara Mandrell
    • 27
    • 22
    • 8
      • 27
      • 22
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

T.Schuyler

Producer(s):

T.Collins

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Capitol

Gains In Performance

  • 23
    • Daddies Need To Grow Up Too

      The O'Kanes
    • 26
    • 23
    • 9
      • 26
      • 23
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

J.O'Hara, K.Kane

Producer(s):

K.kane, J.O'Hara

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Columbia

Gains In Performance

  • 24
    • I Want To Know You Before We Make Love

      Conway Twitty
    • 29
    • 24
    • 7
      • 29
      • 24
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

C.Parton, B.Hobbs

Producer(s):

J.Bowen, C.Twitty, D.Henry

Imprint/Promotion Label:

MCA

Gains In Performance

  • 25
    • Crazy Over You

      Foster & Lloyd
    • 30
    • 25
    • 8
      • 30
      • 25
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

R.Foster, B.Lloyd

Producer(s):

B.Lloyd, R.Foster

Imprint/Promotion Label:

RCA

Gains In Performance

  • 26
    • Love Reunited

      The Desert Rose Band
    • 33
    • 26
    • 7
      • 33
      • 26
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

C.Hillman, S.Hill

Producer(s):

P.Worley

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Curb/MCA

Gains In Performance

  • 27
    • Island In The Sea

      Willie Nelson
    • 31
    • 27
    • 7
      • 31
      • 27
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

W.Nelson

Producer(s):

W.Nelson

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Columbia

  • 28
    • Little Ways

      Dwight Yoakam
    • 34
    • 28
    • 5
      • 34
      • 28
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

D.Yoakam

Producer(s):

P.Anderson

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Reprise/Warner Bros.

Gains In Performance

  • 29
    • Mama's Rockin' Chair

      John Conlee
    • 35
    • 29
    • 6
      • 35
      • 29
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

T.Menzies, J.MacRae

Producer(s):

B.Logan

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Columbia

Gains In Performance

  • 30
    • Members Only

      Donna Fargo And Billy Joe Royal
    • 32
    • 30
    • 9
      • 32
      • 30
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

L.Addison

Producer(s):

N.Larkin

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Mercury/IDJMG

  • 31
    • Shine, Shine, Shine

      Eddy Raven
    • 36
    • 31
    • 5
      • 36
      • 31
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

B.McGuire, K.Bell

Producer(s):

D.gant, E.Raven

Imprint/Promotion Label:

RCA

Gains In Performance

  • 32
    • Right From The Start

      Earl Thomas Conley
    • 37
    • 32
    • 4
      • 37
      • 32
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

B.Herzig, R.Watkins

Producer(s):

N.Larkin, E.T.Conley

Imprint/Promotion Label:

RCA

Gains In Performance

  • 33
    • Why I Don't Know

      Lyle Lovett
    • 15
    • 15
    • 12
      • 15
      • 15
      • 12
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Songwriter(s):

L.Lovett

Producer(s):

T.Brown, L.Lovett

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Curb/MCA

  • 34
    • Hymne

      Joe Kenyon
    • 38
    • 34
    • 9
      • 38
      • 34
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

Vangelis

Producer(s):

J.Kennedy

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Mercury/IDJMG

Gains In Performance

  • 35
    • Love Me Like You Used To

      Tanya Tucker
    • 40
    • 35
    • 5
      • 40
      • 35
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

P.Davis, B.Emmons

Producer(s):

J.Crutchfield

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Capitol

Gains In Performance

  • 36
    • First Time Caller

      Juice Newton
    • 39
    • 36
    • 6
      • 39
      • 36
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

R.Nielsen

Producer(s):

R.Landis

Imprint/Promotion Label:

RCA

Gains In Performance

  • 37
    • Nobody Should Have To Love This Way

      Crystal Gayle
    • 42
    • 37
    • 6