I Try to Think About Elvis

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"I Try to Think About Elvis"
Cassette Single Cover
Single by Patty Loveless
from the album When Fallen Angels Fly
B-side "Ships"
Released July 30, 1994 (1994-07-30)
Format 7" vinyl, cassette
Recorded January 27, 1994 (1994-01-27)[1]
Genre Country
Length 2:51 (album version)
2:44 (radio edit)
Label Epic Records
Writer(s) Gary Burr
Producer(s) Emory Gordy, Jr.
Patty Loveless singles chronology
"How Can I Help You Say Goodbye"
(1994)
"I Try to Think About Elvis"
(1994)
"Here I Am"
(1994)

"I Try to Think About Elvis" is a song written by Gary Burr, and recorded by American country music artist Patty Loveless. It was released in July 1994 as the first single from her album When Fallen Angels Fly.

Background[edit]

The song charted for 20 weeks on the Billboard Hot Country Singles and Tracks chart, reaching #3 during the week of October 22, 1994.[2]

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (1994) Peak
position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[3] 12
US Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles (Billboard)[4] 15
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[5] 3

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1994) Position
US Country Songs (Billboard)[6] 29

References[edit]

  1. ^ "On This Date in Country Music". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved January 28, 2014. 
  2. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 207. 
  3. ^ "RPM Country Tracks." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. October 31, 1994. Retrieved August 4, 2013.
  4. ^ "Patty Loveless Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Bubbling Under Hot 100 for Patty Loveless.
  5. ^ "Patty Loveless Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Patty Loveless.
  6. ^ "Best of 1994: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 1994. Retrieved August 4, 2013. 

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