Countryfied

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"Countryfied"
Single by Dick Damron
from the album Countryfied
Released 1970
Genre Country
Label Apex
Writer(s) Dick Damron
Dick Damron singles chronology
"Hitch Hikin'"
(1964)
"Countryfied"
(1970)
"Rise 'n' Shine"
(1971)
"Countryfied"
Single by George Hamilton IV
from the album North Country
B-side "My North Country Home"
Released April 1971
Genre Country
Label RCA
Writer(s) Dick Damron
George Hamilton IV singles chronology
"Anwyay"
(1971)
"Countryfied"
(1971)
"West Texas Highway"
(1971)

"Countryfied" is a song written by Canadian country music artist Dick Damron. The song debuted at number 43 on the RPM Country Tracks chart on July 18, 1970.[1] It peaked at number 1 on September 26, 1970.[2]

"Countryfied" was covered by American country music artist George Hamilton IV on his 1971 album North Country. Hamilton's version was released as the album's first single in April 1971. It peaked at number 35 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart.[3] It also reached number 1 on the RPM Country Tracks chart in Canada.[4]

Chart performance[edit]

Dick Damron[edit]

Chart (1970) Peak
position
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 1

George Hamilton IV[edit]

Chart (1971) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles 35
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ "RPM Country Singles for July 18, 1970". RPM. Retrieved 24 March 2011. 
  2. ^ "RPM Country Singles for September 26, 1970". RPM. Retrieved 24 March 2011. 
  3. ^ "George Hamilton IV singles". Allmusic. Retrieved 24 March 2011. 
  4. ^ "RPM Country Singles for July 24, 1971". RPM. Retrieved 24 March 2011. 
Preceded by
"Me and Bobby McGee" by Gordon Lightfoot
"Ode to Suburbia" by R. Harlan Smith
RPM Country Tracks number-one single (Dick Damron version)
September 26-October 3, 1970
November 21, 1970
Succeeded by
"All for the Love of Sunshine" by Hank Williams, Jr.
"The Ballad of Muk Tuk Annie" by Jimmy Arthur Ordge
Preceded by
"Rise 'n' Shine" by Dick Damron
RPM Country Tracks number-one single (George Hamilton IV version)
July 24-August 21, 1971
Succeeded by
"Sweet City Woman" by The Stampeders