Please Don't Tell Me How the Story Ends
|"Please Don't Tell Me How the Story Ends"|
|Single by Ronnie Milsap|
|from the album Pure Love|
|B-side||"Streets of Gold"|
|Recorded||May 1971 (original Warner Bros. Records version)
January 1974 (RCA Records version)
|Producer(s)||Tom Collins, Jack D. Johnson|
|Ronnie Milsap singles chronology|
"Please Don't Tell Me How the Story Ends" is a song written by Kris Kristofferson, and recorded by American country music artist Ronnie Milsap. It was released in 1974 as the second single from the album Pure Love. The song became his fourth country hit and second number one on the country chart. The single stayed at number one for two weeks and spent a total of nine weeks on the country chart. Kristofferson recorded the song with Rita Coolidge for their final duet album, Natural Act, and later with Mark Knopfler for The Austin Sessions. The song has been recorded by many artists including Bobby Bare, Sammy Davis, Jr., Joan Osborne and Willie Nelson.
|U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles||1|
|U.S. Billboard Hot 100||95|
|Canadian RPM Country Tracks||1|
- Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 232.
"The Grand Tour"
by George Jones
|Billboard Hot Country Singles
September 7-September 14, 1974
"I Wouldn't Want to Live If You Didn't Love Me"
by Don Williams
"Dance with Me (Just One More Time)"
by Johnny Rodriguez
|RPM Country Tracks
September 28, 1974
"I Love My Friend"
by Charlie Rich
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