I Just Came Here to Dance

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"I Just Came Here to Dance"
Single by David Frizzell and Shelly West
from the album The David Frizzell & Shelly West Album
Released 1982
Genre Country
Label Warner Bros.
Writer(s) Ken Bell, Terry Skinner, J.L. Wallace
Producer(s) Snuff Garrett, Steve Dorff
David Frizzell singles chronology
"I'm Gonna Hire a Wino to Decorate Our Home"
(1982)
"I Just Came Here to Dance"
(1982)
"Lost My Baby Blues"
(1982)
Shelly West singles chronology
"Another Honky-Tonk Night on Broadway"
(1982)
"I Just Came Here to Dance"
(1982)
"José Cuervo"
(1983)

"I Just Came to Dance" is a song written by Ken Bell, Terry Skinner and J. L. Wallace, and recorded by American country music artists David Frizzell and Shelly West as a duet. It was released in 1982 as the second single from the album The David Frizzell & Shelly West Album. The song reached #4 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart.[1]

In 1983, the song was covered by Roberta Flack and Peabo Bryson for their duets album, Born to Love. Released in 1984 as the album's third single, it hit #15 on Billboard's Adult Contemporary chart.

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1982) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks 4
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 9

References[edit]

  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 128. 

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