Don't Worry (Marty Robbins song)

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"Don't Worry"
Single by Marty Robbins
from the album More Greatest Hits
B-side "Like All the Other Times"[1]
Released 1961
Format 7" single
Genre Country
Length 3:15
Label Columbia
Writer(s) Marty Robbins
Producer(s) Don Law
Marty Robbins singles chronology
"Five Brothers"
(1960)
"Don't Worry"
(1961)
"Jimmy Martinez"
(1961)

"Don't Worry" is a 1961 country/pop single written and recorded by Marty Robbins. "Don't Worry" was Marty Robbins seventh number one on the country chart and stayed at number one for ten weeks.[1] The single crossed over to the pop chart and was one of Marty Robbins' most successful crossover songs, peaking at number three on the Hot 100 [2]

"Don't Worry" is an early example of guitar distortion. Session guitarist Grady Martin, using a faulty channel in the mixing-desk for his six-string bass, created a distorted sound. Although Martin did not like the sound, Robbins' producer left the guitar track as it was.[3][4][5]

Cover versions[edit]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1961) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Hot C&W Sides 1
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 3

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Whitburn, Joel (2008). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2008. Record Research, Inc. p. 355. ISBN 0-89820-177-2. 
  2. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits: Eighth Edition. Record Research. p. 533. 
  3. ^ Halterman, Del (2009). Walk-Don't Run - The Story of the Ventures. Lulu.com. p. 81. ISBN 978-0-557-04051-3. 
  4. ^ Kosser, Michael. How Nashville Became Music City USA. p. 49. 
  5. ^ [1]

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Preceded by
"Wings of a Dove"
by Ferlin Husky
Billboard Hot C&W Sides
number-one single

February 27-May 1, 1961
Succeeded by
"Hello Walls"
by Faron Young