It's Been So Long

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This article is about a 1953 single by Webb Pierce. For other uses, see It's Been So Long (disambiguation).

"It's Been So Long" is a 1953 single written by Autry Grisham and performed by Webb Pierce. The single was Webb Pierce's fourth number one on the country charts, staying at number one for six weeks and spending a total of twenty-two weeks on the chart.[1] The B-side of "It's Been So Long", a song entitled, "Don't Throw Your Life Away" peaked at number nine on the Country Juke Box chart.[citation needed]


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 267. 
Preceded by
"Take These Chains from My Heart" by Hank Williams with His Drifting Cowboys
Country & Western National Best Sellers
number one single by Webb Pierce

July 11, 1953
Succeeded by
"Hey Joe" by Carl Smith