She Even Woke Me Up to Say Goodbye

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"She Even Woke Me Up to Say Goodbye"
Single by Jerry Lee Lewis
from the album She Even Woke Me Up to Say Goodbye
B-side "Echoes"
Released September 1969
Genre Country
Label Smash
Writer(s) Doug Gilmore
Mickey Newbury
Jerry Lee Lewis singles chronology
"Invitation to Your Party"
(1969)
"She Even Woke Me Up to Say Goodbye"
(1969)
"One Minute Past Eternity"
(1969)

"She Even Woke Me Up to Say Goodbye" is a song written by Doug Gilmore and Mickey Newbury, and recorded by American country music artist Jerry Lee Lewis. Released in September 1969, it was the first single from his album She Even Woke Me Up to Say Goodbye. The song peaked at number 2 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart.[1] It also reached number 1 on the RPM Country Tracks chart in Canada.[2]

Newbury's recording of the song was included on his groundbreaking 1969 album Looks Like Rain.

A cover by Ronnie Milsap peaked at number 15 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart in 1975.[3]

Chart performance[edit]

Jerry Lee Lewis[edit]

Chart (1969) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles 2
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 1

Ronnie Milsap[edit]

Chart (1975) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles 15

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jerry Lee Lewis singles". Allmusic. Retrieved 30 March 2011. 
  2. ^ "RPM Country Singles for December 13, 1969". RPM. Retrieved 30 March 2011. 
  3. ^ "Ronnie Milsap singles". Allmusic. Retrieved 30 March 2011. 

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Preceded by
"Try a Little Kindness"
by Glen Campbell
RPM Country Tracks
number-one single

December 13, 1969
Succeeded by
"Diggy Liggy Lo"
by Doug Kershaw