I'm No Stranger to the Rain

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"I'm No Stranger to the Rain"
Single by Keith Whitley
from the album Don't Close Your Eyes
Released January 1989
Recorded 1988
Genre Country
Length 3:33
Label RCA
Writer(s) Sonny Curtis, Ron Hellard
Producer(s) Garth Fundis, Keith Whitley
Keith Whitley singles chronology
"When You Say Nothing at All"
(1988)
"I'm No Stranger to the Rain"
(1989)
"I Wonder Do You Think of Me"
(1989)

"I'm No Stranger to the Rain" is a song recorded by American country music artist Keith Whitley. It was released in January 1989 as the fifth and final single from his album Don't Close Your Eyes, and was the last single released before Whitley's death. It peaked at number-one in both the United States and Canada.[1] Joe Diffie covered the song on Whitley's 1995 tribute album. It was written by Sonny Curtis and Ron Hellard.

Music video[edit]

A music video was filmed for this song. It features Keith and his band playing in a café.

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (1989) Peak
position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[2] 1
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[3] 1

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1989) Position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[4] 9
US Country Songs (Billboard)[5] 7
Preceded by
"Baby's Gotten Good at Goodbye"
by George Strait
Billboard Hot Country Singles
number-one single

April 8–April 15, 1989
Succeeded by
"The Church on Cumberland Road"
by Shenandoah
Preceded by
Unknown
RPM Country Tracks
number-one single

April 24, 1989

References[edit]

  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 382. 
  2. ^ "RPM Country Tracks." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. May 1, 1989. Retrieved August 28, 2013.
  3. ^ "Keith Whitley Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Keith Whitley.
  4. ^ "RPM Top 100 Country Tracks of 1989". RPM. December 23, 1989. Retrieved August 28, 2013. 
  5. ^ "Best of 1989: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 1989. Retrieved August 28, 2013. 

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