I Wanna Live

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"I Wanna Live"
Single by Glen Campbell
from the album Hey Little One
B-side "That's All That Matters"
Released March 1968
Genre Country
Length 2:42
Label Capitol
Writer(s) John D. Loudermilk
Producer(s) Al DeLory
Glen Campbell singles chronology
"Hey Little One"
(1968)
"I Wanna Live"
(1968)
"Dreams of the Everyday Housewife"
(1968)

"I Wanna Live" is the title of a song written by John D. Loudermilk and recorded by American country music singer Glen Campbell. It was released in March 1968 as the lead single from the album, Hey Little One. The song was Glen Campbell's sixth release on the country charts and his first of five number ones on the country chart. The song spent three non-consecutive weeks at number one and a total of fifteen weeks on the country charts.[1] The song was also Glen Campbell second Top 40 release peaking at number thirty-six.[2]

It was later covered by Eddy Raven, whose version went to number 87 on the country charts in 1976.

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1968) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles 1
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 36
U.S. Billboard Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks 18
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 1
Canadian RPM Top Singles 18

References[edit]

  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 66. 
  2. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits: Eighth Edition. Record Research. p. 99. 

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Preceded by
"Have a Little Faith"
by David Houston
Billboard Hot Country Singles
number-one single

May 18, 1968
Succeeded by
"Honey"
by Bobby Goldsboro
Preceded by
"Honey"
by Bobby Goldsboro
Billboard Hot Country Singles
number-one single

June 15-June 22, 1968
Succeeded by
"D-I-V-O-R-C-E"
by Tammy Wynette
RPM Country Tracks
number-one single

June 15-June 22, 1968