I Let Her Lie

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"I Let Her Lie"
Single by Daryle Singletary
from the album Daryle Singletary
Released July 17, 1995
Format CD single
Genre Country
Length 3:01
Label Giant
Writer(s) Tim Johnson
Producer(s) James Stroud, Randy Travis, David Malloy
Daryle Singletary singles chronology
"I'm Living Up to Her Low Expectations"
"I Let Her Lie"
"Too Much Fun"

"I Let Her Lie" is a song written by Tim Johnson, and recorded by American country music artist Daryle Singletary. It was released in July 1995 as the second single from the album Daryle Singletary. The song reached number 2 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart.[1]


The song is about a man struggling with his lovers infidelities.

Critical reception[edit]

Larry Flick, of Billboard magazine reviewed the song favorably, saying that Singletary has a "stone country voice that does justice to the lyric, as pain turns to resignation."[2]

Music video[edit]

The music video was directed by Steven T. Miller with R. Brad Murano and premiered in mid-1995.

Chart performance[edit]

"I Let Her Lie" debuted at number 66 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks for the week of July 29, 1995.

Chart (1995) Peak
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[3] 2
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[4] 2

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1995) Position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[5] 37
US Country Songs (Billboard)[6] 70


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top Country Hits:1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 314. 
  2. ^ Billboard, July 22, 1995
  3. ^ "Top RPM Country Tracks: Issue 2817." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. November 27, 1995. Retrieved July 21, 2013.
  4. ^ "Daryle Singletary Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Daryle Singletary.
  5. ^ "RPM Top 100 Country Tracks of 1995". RPM. December 18, 1995. Retrieved July 21, 2013. 
  6. ^ "Best of 1995: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 1995. Retrieved July 21, 2013. 

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