Honey Come Back (song)

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"Honey Come Back"
Single by Glen Campbell
from the album Try a Little Kindness
B-side "Where Do You Go"
Released January 1970
Genre Country
Length 3:00
Label Capitol
Writer(s) Jimmy Webb
Producer(s) Al DeLory
Glen Campbell singles chronology
"Try a Little Kindness"
(1969)
"Honey Come Back"
(1970)
"All I Have to Do Is Dream"
(1970)

"Honey Come Back" is a song written by Jimmy Webb and recorded by the American country music artist Glen Campbell. It was released in January 1970 as the second single from his album Try a Little Kindness. The song peaked at number 2 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart.[1] It also reached number 1 on the RPM Country Tracks chart in Canada.[2]

Versions by other artists[edit]

The song was first recorded by the Motown singer Chuck Jackson, whose single reached number 43 on the R&B charts in 1969. In December 1969, Don Ho also released it as a single.

Campbell's 1970 single was one of many recordings of the song that year - there were versions by:

Chart performance (Glen Campbell version)[edit]

Chart (1970) Peak
position
Australian Go-Set Chart 6[3]
U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles 2
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 19
U.S. Billboard Easy Listening 4
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 1
Canadian RPM Top Singles 6
Canadian RPM Adult Contemporary 3
Euro Hit 50 13
U.K. Singles Chart 4
Irish Singles Chart 2
South African Singles Chart 16

Year-End Chart[edit]

Chart (1970) Peak
position
U.K. Singles Chart 15
U.S. Cashbox Top 100 83

References[edit]

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Preceded by
"If I Were a Carpenter"
by Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash
RPM Country Tracks
number-one single

March 14, 1970
Succeeded by
"Welfare Cadillac"
by Guy Drake