Lonely Women Make Good Lovers

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"Lonely Women Make Good Lovers"
Single by Bob Luman
from the album Lonely Women Make Good Lovers
B-side Love Ought to Be a Happy Thing
Released 1972
Format 7" single
Genre Country
Length 3:10
Label Epic
Writer(s) Freddy Weller, Spooner Oldham[1]
Producer(s) Glenn Sutton
Bob Luman singles chronology
"It Takes You"
(1972)
"Lonely Women Make Good Lovers"
(1972)
"Neither One of Us"
(1973)
"Lonely Women Make Good Lovers"
Single by Steve Wariner
from the album Midnight Fire
B-side "I Can Hear Kentucky Calling Me"
Released late 1983
Format 7" single
Genre Country
Length 3:14
Label RCA Nashville
Producer(s) Tony Brown, Norro Wilson
Steve Wariner singles chronology
"Midnight Fire"
(1983)
"Lonely Women Make Good Lovers"
(1983)
"Why Goodbye"
(1984)

"Lonely Women Make Good Lovers" is a song written by Freddy Weller and Spooner Oldham, and first recorded by Bob Luman. Luman's version was the second single from his 1972 album of the same name. In September 1972, his version of the song debuted on the Hot Country Singles (now Hot Country Songs) charts, spending nineteen weeks on it and peaking at number 4.[2]

In late 1983, Steve Wariner covered the song for his album Midnight Fire on RCA Nashville. Wariner's rendition of the song first charted on the same chart in December 1983, also reaching a peak of number 4 in early 1984.[3]

Chart performance[edit]

Bob Luman[edit]

Chart (1972) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles 4
Canada RPM Country Tracks 4

Steve Wariner[edit]

Chart (1983–1984) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles 4
Canada RPM Country Tracks 3

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Listing for "Lonely Women Make Good Lovers"". Broadcast Music Incorporated. Retrieved 6 August 2010. 
  2. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2008). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2008. Record Research, Inc. pp. 248–249. ISBN 0-89820-177-2. 
  3. ^ Whitburn, pp. 447–448