Mississippi Cotton Picking Delta Town

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"Mississippi Cotton Picking Delta Town"
Single by Charley Pride
from the album Pride of America
B-side "Mary Go Round"
Released August 1974
Genre Country
Label RCA
Writer(s) Harold Dorman
George Gann
Charley Pride singles chronology
"We Could"
"Mississippi Cotton Picking Delta Down"
"Then Who Am I"

"Mississippi Cotton Picking Delta Town" is a song written by Harold Dorman and George Gann, and recorded by American country music artist Charley Pride. It was released in August 1974 as the first single from his album Pride of America. The song peaked at number 3 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart.[1] It also reached number 1 on the RPM Country Tracks chart in Canada.[2]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1974) Peak
U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles 3
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 70
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 1


  1. ^ "Charley Pride singles". Allmusic. Retrieved 18 March 2011. 
  2. ^ "RPM Country Singles for November 9, 1974". RPM. Retrieved 18 March 2011. 
Preceded by
"Woman to Woman"
by Tammy Wynette
RPM Country Tracks
number-one single

November 9, 1974
Succeeded by
"I Honestly Love You"
by Olivia Newton-John