Heartbreaker (Dolly Parton song)

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Single by Dolly Parton
from the album Heartbreaker
B-side "Sure Thing"
Released July 1978
Recorded 1978
Genre Country
Label RCA
Writer(s) Carole Bayer Sager, David Wolfert
Producer(s) Gary Klein
Dolly Parton singles chronology
"Two Doors Down"/"It's All Wrong, But It's All Right"
"Baby I'm Burning"

"Heartbreaker" is a song written by Carole Bayer Sager and David Wolfert, and recorded by American entertainer Dolly Parton. It was released in July 1978 as the first single and title track from the album Heartbreaker. The song topped the U.S. country singles chart in mid-1978.[1] It was also a Top 40 U.S. pop hit (#37).

This song stayed on the country charts at #1 for three consecutive weeks.

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1978) Peak
U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles 1
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 37
U.S. Billboard Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks 12
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 1
Canadian RPM Top Singles 41
Canadian RPM Adult Contemporary Tracks 1


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 261. 

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Preceded by
"I've Always Been Crazy"
by Waylon Jennings
Billboard Hot Country Singles
number-one single

September 30–October 14, 1978
Succeeded by
"Tear Time"
by Dave & Sugar
RPM Country Tracks
number-one single

October 7-October 21, 1978
Succeeded by
"It's Been a Great Afternoon"
by Merle Haggard