I Just Came Home to Count the Memories (song)

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"I Just Came Home to Count the Memories"
Single by John Anderson
from the album I Just Came Home to Count the Memories
B-side "Girl, for You"
Released 1981
Format 7" single
Genre Country
Length 3:29
Label Warner Bros.
Writer(s) Glenn Ray
Producer(s) Frank Jones, John Anderson
John Anderson singles chronology
"Chicken Truck"
(1981)
"I Just Came Home to Count the Memories"
(1981)
"Would You Catch a Falling Star"
(1982)

"I Just Came Home to Count the Memories" is a country music song written by Glenn Ray.

Three versions of the song have charted. The first, released in 1975 by Bobby Wright on ABC Records.[1] Cal Smith's version from 1977, reached number 15 on the same chart.[2] John Anderson had the highest-charting rendition, releasing his version in late 1981 and taking it to number 7 on the country charts in early 1982.[3]

Chart performance[edit]

Bobby Wright[edit]

Chart (1975) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles 75

Cal Smith[edit]

Chart (1977) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles 15
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 10

John Anderson[edit]

Chart (1981-1982) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles 7
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 5

References[edit]

  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2008). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2008. Record Research, Inc. p. 476. ISBN 0-89820-177-2. 
  2. ^ Whitburn, p. 385
  3. ^ Whitburn, p. 26