Lead Me On (Loretta Lynn and Conway Twitty album)

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Lead Me On
Studio album by Loretta Lynn & Conway Twitty
Released 1971
Genre Country
Label Decca Records
Producer Owen Bradley
Loretta Lynn chronology
One's on the Way
(1971)
Lead Me On
(1971)
Here I Am Again
(1972)
Conway Twitty chronology
I Wonder What She'll Think About Me Leaving
(1971)
Raising Sand
(1971)
Conway Twitty Sings the Blues
(1972)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2/5 stars [1]

Lead Me On is a 1971 vocal duet studio album by American country music singer-songwriters, Loretta Lynn and Conway Twitty.

This was Lynn and Twitty's second duet album together. With their previous album, We Only Make Believe, they became a successful duo and won a Grammy award for their #1 hit, "After the Fire Is Gone". This album's title track was the only single, and became the duo's second #1 hit together, as well as their second released single. The duo's album includes 11 tracks. One of the tracks, "I Wonder If You Told Her About Me" was a self-penned composition by Twitty. The album includes a list of cover versions, including Webb Pierce's "Back Street Affair", a 1950s Country hit. It also includes, Freddie Hart's "Easy Loving" and Bobby Edwards' "You're the Reason".

Recording for the album began and ended in 1971. The single and album were both released at the end of 1971. The album peaked at #2 on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart and #106 on the Billboard 200. In addition, the album also sold 500,000 copies, and received a "Gold" rating by the RIAA. Lead Me On became the duo's second album to be certified "Gold".

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Lead Me On" - (Leon Copeland)
  2. "When I Turn Off My Lights" - (Tommy Markham, L.E. White)
  3. "The Never Ending Song of Love" - (Delaney Bramlett)
  4. "Playing House Away from Home" - (Bill Rhodes)
  5. "You're the Reason" - (Bobby Edwards, Terry Fell, Fred Henley)
  6. "How Far Can We Go" - (Bobby Hicks, Kenny Starr)
  7. "You Blow My Mind" - (Billy Ed Wheeler)
  8. "Easy Lovin'" - (Freddie Hart)
  9. "Back Street Affair" - (Jimmy Rule, Billy Wallace)
  10. "I Wonder If You Told Her About Me" - (Twitty)
  11. "Get Some Loving Done" - (Jimmy Peppers)

Chart positions[edit]

AlbumBillboard (North America)

Year Chart Position
1972 Country Albums 2
1972 Pop Albums 106

Singles - Billboard (North America)

Year Single Chart Position
1971 "Lead Me On" Country Singles 1

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