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Hot Country Songs

Hot Country Songs

Week of October 8, 1988

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  • 1
    • Honky Tonk Moon

      Randy Travis
    • 2
    • 1
    • 11
      • 2
      • 1
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

D.O'Rourke

Producer(s):

K.Lehning

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Warner Bros.

Gains In Performance

  • 2
    • Streets Of Bakersfield

      Dwight Yoakam & Buck Owens
    • 3
    • 2
    • 13
      • 3
      • 2
      • 13
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Songwriter(s):

H.Joy

Producer(s):

P.Anderson

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Reprise/Warner Bros.

  • 3
    • Strong Enough To Bend

      Tanya Tucker
    • 4
    • 3
    • 13
      • 4
      • 3
      • 13
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Songwriter(s):

B.Nielsen-Chapman, D.A.Schlitz. Jr.

Producer(s):

J.Crutchfield

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Capitol

Gains In Performance

  • 4
    • Untold Stories

      Kathy Mattea
    • 5
    • 4
    • 14
      • 5
      • 4
      • 14
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Songwriter(s):

T.O'Brien

Producer(s):

A.Reynolds

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Mercury/IDJMG

  • 5
    • Button Off My Shirt

      Ronnie Milsap
    • 6
    • 5
    • 12
      • 6
      • 5
      • 12
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Songwriter(s):

G.Lyle, B.Livsey

Producer(s):

R.Milsap, R.Galbraith, K.Lehning

Imprint/Promotion Label:

RCA

Gains In Performance

  • 6
    • Gonna Take A Lot Of River

      The Oak Ridge Boys
    • 7
    • 6
    • 11
      • 7
      • 6
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

J.Kurhajetz, M.Henley

Producer(s):

J.Bowen

Imprint/Promotion Label:

MCA

Gains In Performance

  • 7
    • Darlene

      T. Graham Brown
    • 11
    • 7
    • 11
      • 11
      • 7
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

Geiger, Mullis, Rector

Producer(s):

R.Chancey

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Capitol

Gains In Performance

  • 8
    • Summer Wind

      The Desert Rose Band
    • 12
    • 8
    • 11
      • 12
      • 8
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

C.Hillman, S.Hill

Producer(s):

P.Worley, E.Seay

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Curb/MCA

Gains In Performance

  • 9
    • Tear Stained Letter

      Jo-El Sonnier
    • 14
    • 9
    • 13
      • 14
      • 9
      • 13
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Songwriter(s):

R.Thompson

Producer(s):

R.Bennett, B.Halverson

Imprint/Promotion Label:

RCA

Gains In Performance

  • 10
    • Blue To The Bone

      Sweethearts Of The Rodeo
    • 15
    • 10
    • 10
      • 15
      • 10
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

M.Garvin, B.Jones

Producer(s):

S.Buckingham

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Columbia/CBS

Gains In Performance

  • 11
    • Runaway Train

      Rosanne Cash
    • 16
    • 11
    • 9
      • 16
      • 11
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

J.Stewart

Producer(s):

R.Crowell

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Columbia/CBS

Gains In Performance

  • 12
    • We Believe In Happy Endings

      Earl Thomas Conley With Emmylou Harris
    • 1
    • 1
    • 15
      • 1
      • 1
      • 15
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Songwriter(s):

B.McDill

Producer(s):

E.Gordy,Jr., R.L.Scruggs

Imprint/Promotion Label:

RCA

  • 13
    • I Don't Have Far To Fall

      Skip Ewing
    • 8
    • 8
    • 16
      • 8
      • 8
      • 16
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Songwriter(s):

S.Ewing, D.Sampson

Producer(s):

J.Bowen, S.Ewing

Imprint/Promotion Label:

MCA

  • 14
    • New Shade Of Blue

      Southern Pacific
    • 17
    • 14
    • 10
      • 17
      • 14
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

J.McFee, A.Pessis

Producer(s):

Southern Pacific, J.E.Norman

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Warner Bros.

Gains In Performance

  • 15
    • What Do You Want From Me This Time

      Foster & Lloyd
    • 19
    • 15
    • 10
      • 19
      • 15
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

R.Foster, B.Lloyd

Producer(s):

B.Lloyd, R.Foster

Imprint/Promotion Label:

RCA

Gains In Performance

  • 16
    • Saturday Night Special

      Conway Twitty
    • 18
    • 16
    • 10
      • 18
      • 16
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

D.Blackwell, L.Bastian

Producer(s):

J.Bowen, C.Twitty, D.Henry

Imprint/Promotion Label:

MCA

Gains In Performance

  • 17
    • Blue Love

      The O'Kanes
    • 10
    • 10
    • 14
      • 10
      • 10
      • 14
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Songwriter(s):

K.Kane, J.O'Hara

Producer(s):

J.O'Hara, K.kane

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Columbia/CBS

  • 18
    • Desperately

      Don Williams
    • 20
    • 18
    • 9
      • 20
      • 18
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

J.O'Hara, K.Welch

Producer(s):

D.Williams, G.Fundis

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Capitol

Gains In Performance

  • 19
    • Boogie Woogie Fiddle Country Blues

      The Charlie Daniels Band
    • 21
    • 19
    • 8
      • 21
      • 19
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

C.Daniels, T.DiGregario, T.Crain, C.Hayward, J.Gavin

Producer(s):

J.Stroud

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Epic/CBS

Gains In Performance

  • 20
    • I've Been Lookin'

      Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
    • 22
    • 20
    • 6
      • 22
      • 20
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

J.Ibbotson, J.Hanna

Producer(s):

J.Leo

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Warner Bros.

Gains In Performance

  • 21
    • Addicted

      Dan Seals
    • 9
    • 1
    • 17
      • 9
      • 1
      • 17
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Songwriter(s):

C.Wheeler

Producer(s):

K.Lehning

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Capitol

  • 22
    • I'll Leave This World Loving You

      Ricky Van Shelton
    • 25
    • 22
    • 5
      • 25
      • 22
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

W.Kemp

Producer(s):

S.Buckingham

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Columbia/CBS

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Gains In Performance

  • 23
    • I Know How He Feels

      Reba McEntire
    • 31
    • 23
    • 5
      • 31
      • 23
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

R.Bowles, W.Robinson

Producer(s):

J.Bowen, R.McEntire

Imprint/Promotion Label:

MCA

Gains In Performance

  • 24
    • Under The Boardwalk

      Lynn Anderson
    • 26
    • 24
    • 11
      • 26
      • 24
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

K.Young, A.Resnick

Producer(s):

N.Larkin

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Mercury/IDJMG

  • 25
    • It Keeps Right On Hurtin'

      Billy Joe Royal
    • 29
    • 25
    • 7
      • 29
      • 25
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

J.Tillotson

Producer(s):

N.Larkin

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Atlantic America/Atlantic

Gains In Performance

  • 26
    • When You Put Your Heart In It

      Kenny Rogers
    • 28
    • 26
    • 9
      • 28
      • 26
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

J.P.Dunne, A.Roberts

Producer(s):

J.E.Norman

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Reprise/Warner Bros.

Gains In Performance

  • 27
    • I Wish That I Could Fall In Love Today

      Barbara Mandrell
    • 32
    • 27
    • 8
      • 32
      • 27
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

H.Howard

Producer(s):

T.Collins, F.Foster

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Capitol

Gains In Performance

  • 28
    • I Should Be With You

      Steve Wariner
    • 13
    • 2
    • 17
      • 13
      • 2
      • 17
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Songwriter(s):

S.Wariner

Producer(s):

J.Bowen, S.Wariner

Imprint/Promotion Label:

MCA

  • 29
    • You Can't Fall In Love When You're Cryin'

      Lee Greenwood
    • 30
    • 29
    • 8
      • 30
      • 29
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

L.Greenwood

Producer(s):

J.Bowen, L.Greenwood

Imprint/Promotion Label:

MCA

Gains In Performance

  • 30
    • That's That

      Michael Johnson
    • 37
    • 30
    • 7
      • 37
      • 30
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

H.Prestwood

Producer(s):

B.Maher

Imprint/Promotion Label:

RCA

Gains In Performance

  • 31
    • If You Ain't Lovin' (You Ain't Livin')

      George Strait
    • 36
    • 31
    • 4
      • 36
      • 31
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

T.Collins

Producer(s):

J.Bowen, G.Strait

Imprint/Promotion Label:

MCA

Gains In Performance

  • 32
    • Chiseled In Stone

      Vern Gosdin
    • 33
    • 32
    • 7
      • 33
      • 32
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

V.Gosdin, M.D.Barnes

Producer(s):

B.Montgomery

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Columbia/CBS

Gains In Performance

  • 33
    • Rebels Without A Clue

      The Bellamy Brothers
    • 38
    • 33
    • 6
      • 38
      • 33
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

D.Bellamy

Producer(s):

J.Bowen, J.Stroud

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Curb/MCA

Gains In Performance

  • 34
    • Alive And Well

      Larry, Steve, Rudy: The Gatlin Brothers
    • 34
    • 34
    • 9