Lord Have Mercy on a Country Boy

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"Lord Have Mercy on a Country Boy"
Single by Don Williams
from the album True Love
B-side Jamaica Farewell
Released May 1991
Genre Country
Label RCA
Writer(s) Bob McDill
Producer(s) Don Williams, Garth Fundis
Don Williams singles chronology
"True Love"
"Lord Have Mercy on a Country Boy"
"It's Who You Love"

"Lord Have Mercy on a Country Boy" is a song written by Bob McDill, and recorded by American country music artist Don Williams. It was released in May 1991 as the third single from his album True Love. The song was Williams' last top ten single, peaking at no. 7 on Hot Country Songs and no. 17 on Canadian RPM Country Tracks.[1][2]

The song has been covered by a number of artists, most notably Josh Turner on his 2006 album Your Man.[3]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1991) Peak
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[4] 17
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[5] 7

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1991) Position
US Country Songs (Billboard)[6] 58


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