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Hot Country Songs

Hot Country Songs

Week of December 10, 1988

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  • 1
    • If You Ain't Lovin' (You Ain't Livin')

      George Strait
    • 3
    • 1
    • 13
      • 3
      • 1
      • 13
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Songwriter(s):

T.Collins

Producer(s):

J.Bowen, G.Strait

Imprint/Promotion Label:

MCA

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  • 2
    • A Tender Lie

      Restless Heart
    • 4
    • 2
    • 12
      • 4
      • 2
      • 12
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Songwriter(s):

R.Sharp

Producer(s):

T.DuBois, S.Hendricks, Restless Heart

Imprint/Promotion Label:

RCA

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  • 3
    • When You Say Nothing At All

      Keith Whitley
    • 5
    • 3
    • 13
      • 5
      • 3
      • 13
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Songwriter(s):

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

Producer(s):

G.Fundis, K.Whitley

Imprint/Promotion Label:

RCA

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  • 4
    • Love Helps Those

      Paul Overstreet
    • 7
    • 4
    • 12
      • 7
      • 4
      • 12
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Songwriter(s):

P.Overstreet

Producer(s):

J.Stroud

Imprint/Promotion Label:

MTM

Gains In Performance

  • 5
    • Hold Me

      K.T. Oslin
    • 8
    • 5
    • 9
      • 8
      • 5
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

K.T.Oslin

Producer(s):

H.Shedd

Imprint/Promotion Label:

RCA

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  • 6
    • Change Of Heart

      The Judds
    • 11
    • 6
    • 8
      • 11
      • 6
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

N.Judd

Producer(s):

B.Maher

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Curb/RCA

Gains In Performance

  • 7
    • Mama Knows

      Shenandoah
    • 9
    • 7
    • 11
      • 9
      • 7
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

T.Menzies, T.Haselden

Producer(s):

R.Hall, R.Byrne

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Columbia/CBS

Gains In Performance

  • 8
    • Spanish Eyes

      Willie Nelson
    • 10
    • 8
    • 13
      • 10
      • 8
      • 13
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Songwriter(s):

B.Kaempfert, C.Singleton, E.Snyder

Producer(s):

C.Moman

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Columbia/CBS

  • 9
    • I Know How He Feels

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

R.Bowles, W.Robinson

Producer(s):

J.Bowen, R.McEntire

Imprint/Promotion Label:

MCA

  • 10
    • We Must Be Doin' Somethin' Right

      Eddie Rabbitt
    • 12
    • 10
    • 10
      • 12
      • 10
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

E.Rabbitt, R.Nielsen

Producer(s):

R.Landis

Imprint/Promotion Label:

RCA

Gains In Performance

  • 11
    • She's Crazy For Leaving

      Rodney Crowell
    • 15
    • 11
    • 9
      • 15
      • 11
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

R.Crowell, G.Clark

Producer(s):

T.Brown, R.Crowell

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Columbia/CBS

Gains In Performance

  • 12
    • Long Shot

      Baillie And The Boys
    • 16
    • 12
    • 11
      • 16
      • 12
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

D.A.Schlitz. Jr., G.Scruggs

Producer(s):

K.Lehning

Imprint/Promotion Label:

RCA

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  • 13
    • Chiseled In Stone

      Vern Gosdin
    • 6
    • 6
    • 16
      • 6
      • 6
      • 16
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Songwriter(s):

V.Gosdin, M.D.Barnes

Producer(s):

B.Montgomery

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Columbia/CBS

  • 14
    • Blue Side Of Town

      Patty Loveless
    • 17
    • 14
    • 10
      • 17
      • 14
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

H.DeVito, P.Kennerley

Producer(s):

T.Brown

Imprint/Promotion Label:

MCA

Gains In Performance

  • 15
    • I'll Leave This World Loving You

      Ricky Van Shelton
    • 2
    • 1
    • 14
      • 2
      • 1
      • 14
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Songwriter(s):

W.Kemp

Producer(s):

S.Buckingham

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Columbia/CBS

  • 16
    • My Baby's Gone

      Sawyer Brown
    • 18
    • 16
    • 11
      • 18
      • 16
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

D.Linde

Producer(s):

R.Chancey

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Capitol/Curb/Capitol

Gains In Performance

  • 17
    • All The Reasons Why

      Highway 101
    • 19
    • 17
    • 8
      • 19
      • 17
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

P.Carlson, B.N.Chapman

Producer(s):

P.Worley, E.Seay

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Warner Bros.

Gains In Performance

  • 18
    • Deeper Than The Holler

      Randy Travis
    • 22
    • 18
    • 4
      • 22
      • 18
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

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

Producer(s):

K.Lehning

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Warner Bros.

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 19
    • Hold On (A Little Longer)

      Steve Wariner
    • 23
    • 19
    • 9
      • 23
      • 19
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

S.Wariner, R.Hart

Producer(s):

J.Bowen, S.Wariner

Imprint/Promotion Label:

MCA

Gains In Performance

  • 20
    • Let's Get Started If We're Gonna Break My Heart

      The Statler Brothers
    • 24
    • 20
    • 9
      • 24
      • 20
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

H.Reid, D.Reid

Producer(s):

J.Kennedy

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Mercury/IDJMG

Gains In Performance

  • 21
    • That Old Wheel

      Johnny Cash With Hank Williams, Jr.
    • 21
    • 21
    • 12
      • 21
      • 21
      • 12
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Songwriter(s):

J.Pierce

Producer(s):

J.Clement

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Mercury/IDJMG

  • 22
    • Burnin' A Hole In My Heart

      Skip Ewing
    • 25
    • 22
    • 7
      • 25
      • 22
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

S.Ewing, M.Geiger, W.Mullis

Producer(s):

J.Bowen, S.Ewing

Imprint/Promotion Label:

MCA

Gains In Performance

  • 23
    • What I'd Say

      Earl Thomas Conley
    • 27
    • 23
    • 5
      • 27
      • 23
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

R.Byrne, W.Robinson

Producer(s):

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

Imprint/Promotion Label:

RCA

Gains In Performance

  • 24
    • Early In The Morning And Late At Night

      Hank Williams Jr.
    • 26
    • 24
    • 6
      • 26
      • 24
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

T.H.Seals, F.J.Myers

Producer(s):

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

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Curb/Warner Bros.

Gains In Performance

  • 25
    • Big Wheels In The Moonlight

      Dan Seals
    • 31
    • 25
    • 5
      • 31
      • 25
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

B.McDill, D.Seals

Producer(s):

K.Lehning

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Capitol

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Gains In Performance

  • 26
    • I Wish That I Could Fall In Love Today

      Barbara Mandrell
    • 14
    • 5
    • 17
      • 14
      • 5
      • 17
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Songwriter(s):

H.Howard

Producer(s):

T.Collins, F.Foster

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Capitol

  • 27
    • Song Of The South

      Alabama
    • 32
    • 27
    • 3
      • 32
      • 27
      • 3
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Songwriter(s):

B.McDill

Producer(s):

Alabama, J.Leo

Imprint/Promotion Label:

RCA

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum x2
  • 28
    • I Sang Dixie

      Dwight Yoakam
    • 35
    • 28
    • 5
      • 35
      • 28
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

D.Yoakam

Producer(s):

P.Anderson

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Reprise/Warner Bros.

Gains In Performance

  • 29
    • Life As We Knew It

      Kathy Mattea
    • 33
    • 29
    • 5
      • 33
      • 29
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

W.Carter, F.Koller

Producer(s):

A.Reynolds

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Mercury/IDJMG

Gains In Performance

  • 30
    • Old Kind Of Love

      Ricky Skaggs
    • 30
    • 30
    • 9
      • 30
      • 30
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

P.Overstreet

Producer(s):

R.Skaggs

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Epic/CBS

  • 31
    • I've Been Lookin'

      Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
    • 13
    • 2
    • 15
      • 13
      • 2
      • 15
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Songwriter(s):

J.Ibbotson, J.Hanna

Producer(s):

J.Leo

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Warner Bros.

  • 32
    • Not Enough Love

      Tom Wopat
    • 34
    • 32
    • 10
      • 34
      • 32
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

C.Farren, F.Knobloch

Producer(s):

J.Crutchfield

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Capitol

Gains In Performance

  • 33
    • Borderline

      The Shooters
    • 36
    • 33
    • 8
      • 36
      • 33
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

W.Aldridge

Producer(s):

W.aldridge

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Epic/CBS

Gains In Performance

  • 34
    • (It's Always Gonna Be) Someday

      Holly Dunn
    • 40
    • 34
    • 6
      • 40
      • 34
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

H.Dunn, T.Shapiro, C.Waters

Producer(s):

H.Dunn, C.Waters, W.Peterson

Imprint/Promotion Label:

MTM

Gains In Performance

  • 35
    • Sincerely

      The Forester Sisters
    • 41
    • 35
    • 6
      • 41
      • 35
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

H.Fuqua, A.Freed

Producer(s):

J.E.Norman

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Warner Bros.

Gains In Performance

  • 36
    • Rebels Without A Clue

      The Bellamy Brothers
    • 20
    • 9
    • 15
      • 20
      • 9
      • 15
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Songwriter(s):

D.Bellamy

Producer(s):

J.Bowen, J.Stroud

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Curb/MCA

  • 37
    • Paint The Town And Hang The Moon Tonight

      J.C. Crowley
    • 42
    • 37
    • 7
      • 42
      • 37
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

J.C.Crowley, J.W.Routh

Producer(s):

J.Leo, L.M.Lee

Imprint/Promotion Label:

RCA

Gains In Performance