Seven Lonely Days

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"Seven Lonely Days"
Single by Bonnie Lou
from the album Bonnie Lou Sings
B-side "Just Out of Reach"
Released March 1953
Genre Country
Label King
Writer(s) Earl Shuman, Alden Shuman, Marshall Brown
Bonnie Lou singles chronology
"Tennessee Wig Walk"
(1945)
"Seven Lonely Days"
(1953)
"Scrap of Paper"
(1953)

"Seven Lonely Days," is a song written by Earl Shuman, Alden Shuman, and Marshall Brown. It was originally recorded by American country music and rock and roll singer Bonnie Lou. It was first included on her 1958 album, Bonnie Lou Sings and peaked at number 7 on the Billboard Magazine Most Played C&W in Juke Boxes chart.[1] Several covers exist, including a Disco one by Sheila & B.Devotion released in 1979.

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1953) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Hot C&W in Juke Boxes 7

Jean Shepard version[edit]

"Seven Lonely Days"
Single by Jean Shepard
from the album Seven Lonely Days
B-side "Invisible Tears"
Released August 1969
Genre Country
Label Capitol
Jean Shepard singles chronology
"I'm Tied Around Your Finger"
(1969)
"Seven Lonely Days"
(1969)
"Then He Touched Me"
(1969)

In 1969, Jean Shepard released a version from her album Seven Lonely Days. It was her first single to become a major hit since 1967's "Your Forevers Don't Last Very Long". Shepard's versions reached number 18 on the Billboard Magazine Hot Country Singles chart and number 34 on the RPM Country Singles chart.[1]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1969) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles 18
Canadian RPM Country Singles 34

References[edit]

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