Almost Goodbye (song)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
"Almost Goodbye"
Single by Mark Chesnutt
from the album Almost Goodbye
B-side "Texas Is Bigger Than It Used to Be"[1]
Released August 31, 1993
Format CD Single
Recorded 1993
Genre Country
Length 4:09
Label MCA
Writer(s) Billy Livsey
Don Schlitz
Producer(s) Mark Wright
Mark Chesnutt singles chronology
"It Sure Is Monday"
(1993)
"Almost Goodbye"
(1993)
"I Just Wanted You to Know"
(1993)

"Almost Goodbye" is the title of a song written by Billy Livsey and Don Schlitz, and recorded by American country music singer Mark Chesnutt. It was released in August 1993 as the second single and title track from his album Almost Goodbye. The song reached number-one on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks (now Hot Country Songs) chart and peaked at number 2 on the Canadian RPM Country Tracks chart.[1]

Music video[edit]

The music video was directed by John Lloyd Miller and premiered on June 22 1993.[2]

Chart performance[edit]

The song debuted at number 68 on the Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart dated September 4, 1993. It charted for 20 weeks on that chart, and became his fourth Number One single on the Country Music chart dated November 20, 1993, holding the top spot for one week.

Charts[edit]

Chart (1993) Peak
position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[3] 2
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[4] 1

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1993) Position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[5] 4
Preceded by
"She Used to Be Mine"
by Brooks & Dunn
Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks
number-one single

November 20, 1993
Succeeded by
"Reckless"
by Alabama

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Whitburn, Joel (2008). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2008. Record Research, Inc. pp. 92–93. ISBN 0-89820-177-2. 
  2. ^ http://www.cmt.com/artists/az/chesnutt_mark/601405/album.jhtml
  3. ^ "RPM Country Tracks." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. December 4, 1993. Retrieved August 5, 2013.
  4. ^ "Mark Chesnutt Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Mark Chesnutt.
  5. ^ "RPM Top 100 Country Tracks of 1993". RPM. December 18, 1993. Retrieved August 5, 2013.