Loose Talk (song)

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"Loose Talk" was a 1954 song written by Freddie Hart (who also recorded it on Capitol, but didn't chart) and recorded by Carl Smith and was his last number one. It was at the top spot of the Billboard country and western chart for seven weeks and had a total of thirty-two weeks listed there.[1] The B-side was More Than Anything Else in the World: it peaked at number fifteen in the same chart.

The song was covered in 1960 by Duet of Buck Owens and Rose Maddox and Reached No. 4 On the country charts as a B-side to song "Mental Cruelty".


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 318. 

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Preceded by
"More and More" by Webb Pierce
C&W Best Sellers in Stores
number one single by Carl Smith

January 7, 1955 - February 19, 1955
(seven weeks)
Succeeded by
"In the Jailhouse Now" by Webb Pierce