Louisiana Man

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"Louisiana Man"
Single by Connie Smith
from the album I Never Once Stopped Loving You
B-side "Alone with You"
Released August 1970
Genre Country
Label RCA
Writer(s) Doug Kershaw
Producer(s) Bob Ferguson
Connie Smith singles chronology
"I Never Once Stopped Loving You"
"Louisiana Man"
"Where Is My Castle"

"Louisiana Man" is a single by American country music artist Connie Smith. The song was originally performed and written by American country artist Doug Kershaw in 1961. Released in August 1970, the song reached #14 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart. The single spawned the release of Smith's 1970 studio album I Never Once Stopped Loving You, which the song was included on.[1]

This song was recorded as a single by Jan & Dean in 1966 and was planned to be released on their album Carnival of Sound in 1968. Carnival of Sound was not released until 2010. Other versions were recorded as an album track that year by the Seekers, Rick Nelson, and Gene Pitney. Bobbie Gentry covered the song on a 1968 single. It was also recorded by The Hollies

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1970) Peak
U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles 14


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. pp. 387–88. 

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