Bobbie Sue

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Bobbie Sue
Studio album by The Oak Ridge Boys
Released February 10, 1982
Recorded 1981 at Woodland Sound Studios, Nashville and FAME Studios, Muscle Shoals, Alabama
Genre Country
Label MCA (5294)
Producer Ron Chancey
The Oak Ridge Boys chronology
Fancy Free
(1981)
Bobbie Sue
(1982)
Christmas
(1982)

Bobbie Sue is the seventh album by The Oak Ridge Boys. It was released on February 10, 1982. Its title song was a #1 country chart hit (on April 3, 1982) and a #12 hit on the Hot 100 singles chart.

The album also featured cover versions of two songs, the 1959 hit "So Fine", a song originally by the Fiestas, and "Up on Cripple Creek", originally by The Band.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Bobbie Sue" (Wood Newton, Dan Tyler, Adele Tyler) - 3:03
  2. "I Wish You Were Here (Oh My Darlin')" (Michael Foster) - 3:36
  3. "Doctor's Orders" (Rory Michael Bourke, Bruce Channel, Kieran Kane) - 3:33
  4. "Old Kentucky Song" (Kix Brooks, Ed Hunnicutt) - 2:37
  5. "So Fine" (Johnny Otis) - 2:50
  6. "I Wish You Could Have Turned My Head (And Left My Heart Alone)" (Sonny Throckmorton) - 3:35
  7. "Back in Your Arms Again" (Rusty Golden) - 3:02
  8. "Up on Cripple Creek" (Robbie Robertson) - 3:19
  9. "Until You" (Golden, Jimbeau Hinson) - 3:14
  10. "Would They Love Him Down in Shreveport?" (Bobby Braddock) - 2:22

Personnel[edit]

The Oak Ridge Boys[edit]

Musicians[edit]

The Muscle Shoals Horns[edit]

Strings arranged by Bergen White

Chart performance[edit]

Album[edit]

Chart (1982) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 1
U.S. Billboard 200 20
Canadian RPM Top Albums 27

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak chart positions
US Country US US AC CAN Country CAN CAN AC
1982 "Bobbie Sue" 1 12 19 1 20 1
"So Fine" 22 76 16
"I Wish You Could Have Turned My Head (And Left My Heart Alone)" 2 4
Preceded by
Feels So Right by Alabama
Top Country Albums number-one album
March 27 - April 10, 1982
Succeeded by
Mountain Music by Alabama