Can't Even Get the Blues

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"Can't Even Get the Blues"
Single by Reba McEntire
from the album Unlimited
B-side Sweet Dreams
Released September 1982 (U.S.)
Format 7"
Recorded November 11, 1981
Woodland Sound Studio
Nashville, Tennessee
Genre Country
Length 2:27
Label Mercury
Writer(s) Rick Carnes, Tom Damphier
Producer(s) Jerry Kennedy
Reba McEntire singles chronology
"I'm Not That Lonely Yet"
(1982)
"Can't Even Get the Blues"
(1982)
"You're the First Time I've Thought About Leaving"
(1983)

"Can't Even Get the Blues" is a song written by Tom Damphier and Rick Carnes, and recorded by American country music artist Reba McEntire. It was released in September 1982 as the second single from the album Unlimited. "Can't Even Get the Blues" would be Reba McEntire's fourteenth country hit and her first number one country hit. The single went to number one for one week and spent a total of fourteen weeks on the country chart.[1]

She performed the song on the 1982 Country Music Association Awards (CMA Awards).

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1982–1983) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 225. 

External links[edit]

Preceded by
"Wild and Blue"
by John Anderson
Billboard Hot Country Singles
number-one single

January 8, 1983
Succeeded by
"Going Where the Lonely Go"
by Merle Haggard