I Have Loved You Girl (But Not Like This Before)
|"I Have Loved You Girl (But Not Like This Before)"|
|Single by Earl Thomas Conley|
|from the album Somewhere Between Right and Wrong|
|B-side||"Tryin' to Beat the Morning Home" (1975)
"Bottled Up Blues" (1983)
January 10, 1983
|Writer(s)||Earl Thomas Conley|
|Producer(s)||Nelson Larkin, Earl Thomas Conley|
|Earl Thomas Conley singles chronology|
"I Have Loved You Girl (But Not Like This Before)" is a song written and recorded by American country music artist Earl Thomas Conley. He first released the song in 1975 on the GRT label as Earl Conley, reaching number 87 on the Hot Country Songs chart.
In 1983, Conley re-recorded the song for his 1983 album Somewhere Between Right and Wrong. The re-recording went to number two on the same chart that year.
Kip Kirby of Billboard magazine reviewed the song favorably, calling it one of the brightest songs on the album. He went on to say that Conley combines "an excellent melody, expressive vocals and sensitive lyrics for a fresh way of presenting a love song." He states that the "lean guitar/piano rhythms leave proper space for Conley's singing."
|U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks||87|
|U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks||2|
|Canadian RPM Country Tracks||3|
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