|Single by Sonny James|
|from the album Empty Arms|
|B-side||"Everything Begins and Ends with You"|
|Writer(s)||Ivory Joe Hunter|
|Sonny James singles chronology|
"Empty Arms" is a song composed and first recorded by Ivory Joe Hunter which became an R&B hit in 1957. A cover version by Teresa Brewer became a hit for her that same year. The song was successfully revived with a 1971 single by Sonny James. "Empty Arms" would be Sonny James' eighteenth number one on the country charts. The single stayed at number one for four weeks and spent a total of fifteen weeks on the chart.
|U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles||1|
|U.S. Billboard Hot 100||93|
|Canadian RPM Country Tracks||1|
- Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 172.
"After the Fire Is Gone"
by Conway Twitty and Loretta Lynn
|Billboard Hot Country Singles
April 10-May 1, 1971
"How Much More Can She Stand"
by Conway Twitty
by George Hamilton IV
|RPM Country Tracks
April 17, 1971
"Man from the City"
by Humphrey and the Dumptrucks
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