Don't Close Your Eyes (song)
|"Don't Close Your Eyes"|
|Single by Keith Whitley|
|from the album Don't Close Your Eyes|
|Producer(s)||Garth Fundis, Keith Whitley|
|Keith Whitley singles chronology|
"Don't Close Your Eyes" is a song written by Bob McDill, and recorded by American country music artist Keith Whitley. It was released in March 1988 as third single from his album of the same name. It peaked at number-one in the United States, and number 2 in Canada. Additionally, it was Billboard's number-one country single of the year 1988. The song was covered by Alan Jackson for Keith Whitley's 1995 tribute album, and by Kellie Pickler for the deluxe edition of her 2008 self-titled second album.
The music video was directed by Michael McClary and premiered in mid-1988.
The song has sold 280,000 digital copies in the United States as of March 2014.
|U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles||1|
|Canadian RPM Country Tracks||2|
by George Strait
|Billboard Hot Country Singles
August 13, 1988
"The Bluest Eyes in Texas"
by Restless Heart
"Give Me Wings"
by Michael Johnson
|Billboard Hot Country Songs
number-one single of the year
"A Better Man"
by Clint Black
- Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 382.
- Matt Bjorke (March 12, 2014). "Country Chart News - The Top 30 Digital Singles - March 12, 2014: Brantley Gilbert #1, Cassadee Pope & Cole Swindell Platinum". Roughstock.