If You Love Me (Let Me Know)

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"If You Love Me (Let Me Know)"
Single by Olivia Newton-John
from the album If You Love Me, Let Me Know
B-side Rosewater (Australia)
Brotherly Love (US, Canada and rest of world)
Released 1974
Genre Country, pop
Length 3:12
Label MCA
Writer(s) John Rostill
Producer(s) John Farrar
Certification Gold (US)[1]
Olivia Newton-John singles chronology
Long Live Love
(1974)
If You Love Me (Let Me Know)
(1974)
I Honestly Love You
(1974)

"If You Love Me (Let Me Know)" is a song written by John Rostill that was a 1974 hit single for Olivia Newton-John. It was her second release to hit the top 10 in the United States, reaching number 5 on the pop charts and number 2 on the Easy Listening chart.[2] It also reached 2 on the Billboard country chart.[3] As with her single "Let Me Be There", Mike Sammes sings a bass harmony.[4]

Brian Collins covered the song for Dot Records in 1977. His version went to number 83 on the country music charts.[5]

Chart performance

Chart (1974) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles 2
U.S. Billboard Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks 2
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 5
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 1
Canadian RPM Adult Contemporary Tracks 1
Canadian RPM Top Singles 1
German Media Control Charts 37
Australian Kent Music Report 2
Recording Industry Association of New Zealand 10

References

  1. ^ "American single certifications – Olivia Newton-John – If You Love Me (Let Me Know)". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Single, then click SEARCH
  2. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2002). Top Adult Contemporary: 1961-2001. Record Research. p. 181. 
  3. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2008). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2008. Record Research, Inc. p. 299. ISBN 0-89820-177-2. 
  4. ^ Morse, Ann; Keely, John (March 1, 1976). Olivia Newton-John. Creative Education. 
  5. ^ Whitburn 2008, pp. 99-100

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Preceded by
"The Streak"
by Ray Stevens
RPM Country Tracks
number-one single

June 15–22, 1974
Succeeded by
"When the Morning Comes"
by Hoyt Axton