A Jukebox with a Country Song

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"A Jukebox with a Country Song"
Single by Doug Stone
from the album I Thought It Was You
B-side "Remember the Ride"[1]
Released November 1991
Format CD Single, Cassingle, 7" single
Genre Country
Length 3:29
Label Epic 74089
Writer(s) Gene Nelson
Ronnie Samoset
Producer(s) Doug Johnson
Doug Stone singles chronology
"I Thought It Was You"
(1991)
"A Jukebox With a Country Song'"
(1991)
"Come In Out of the Pain"
(1992)

"A Jukebox With a Country Song'" is a song written by Gene Nelson and Ronnie Samoset, and recorded by American country music artist Doug Stone. It was released in November 1991 as the second single from his album I Thought It Was You. This song became his second song to reach number 1 on the country music charts in both the United States and Canada. The B-side, "Remember the Ride", was later recorded by Perfect Stranger on their 1995 album You Have the Right to Remain Silent.

Content[edit]

In this song, after having an argument with his wife, the narrator goes to have a drink at his old haunt only to find that it has been turned into a high-class fern bar. In utter disbelief for the rest of the song, he is eventually dragged out of the bar, asking what happened to it.

Music video[edit]

The music video was directed by Peter Lippman.

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1991-1992) Peak
position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[2] 1
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[3] 1

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1992) Position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[4] 26
US Country Songs (Billboard)[5] 14

References[edit]

  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2008). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2008. Record Research, Inc. p. 405. ISBN 0-89820-177-2. 
  2. ^ "Top RPM Country Tracks: Issue 2046." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. February 8, 1992. Retrieved August 15, 2013.
  3. ^ "Doug Stone Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Doug Stone.
  4. ^ "RPM Top 100 Country Tracks of 1992". RPM. December 19, 1992. Retrieved August 15, 2013. 
  5. ^ "Best of 1992: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 1992. Retrieved August 15, 2013. 

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Preceded by
"Sticks and Stones"
by Tracy Lawrence
Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks
number-one single

February 1–8, 1992
Succeeded by
"What She's Doing Now"
by Garth Brooks
RPM Country Tracks
number-one single

February 8, 1992
Succeeded by
"The Dirt Road"
by Sawyer Brown