All the Time

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This article is about the country song first recorded in 1959. For The Strokes song, see All the Time (The Strokes song). For the dance song by Playmen, see All the Time (Playmen song).
"All the Time"
Single by Jack Greene
from the album All the Time
B-side "Wanting You But Never Having You"
Released April 1967
Genre Country
Label Decca
Writer(s) Mel Tillis
Wayne P. Walker
Producer(s) Owen Bradley
Jack Greene singles chronology
"There Goes My Everything"
(1966)
"All the Time"
(1967)
"What Locks the Door"
(1967)

"All the Time" is a song that has been recorded by two country music singers. The first version, by Kitty Wells, peaked at #18 on the country music charts in 1959.[1] It was the b-side to her single "Mommy for a Day," which peaked at #5.

Eight years later, Jack Greene covered the song, taking his version to Number One on the same chart.[2] The song's b-side, "Wanting You but Never Having You," peaked at #63.

Chart performance[edit]

Kitty Wells[edit]

Chart (1959) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles 18

Jack Greene[edit]

Chart (1967) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles 1
U.S. Billboard Bubbling Under Hot 100 3

References[edit]

  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2008). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2008. Record Research, Inc. p. 453. ISBN 0-89820-177-2. 
  2. ^ Whitburn, p. 169

External links[edit]

Preceded by
"It's Such a Pretty World Today"
by Wynn Stewart
Billboard Hot Country Singles
number-one single

June 17-July 14, 1967
Succeeded by
"With One Exception"
by David Houston
Preceded by
"Almost Persuaded"
by David Houston
Billboard Hot Country Singles
number-one single of the year

1967
Succeeded by
"Folsom Prison Blues"
by Johnny Cash