Sleeping Single in a Double Bed

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"Sleeping Single in a Double Bed"
Single by Barbara Mandrell
from the album Moods
B-side "Just One More of Your Goodbyes"
Released August 1, 1978
Genre Country
Length 2:20
Label ABC
Writer(s) Kye Fleming
Dennis Morgan
Producer(s) Tom Collins
Barbara Mandrell singles chronology
"Sleeping Single in a Double Bed"
"(If Loving You Is Wrong) I Don't Want to Be Right"

"Sleeping Single In a Double Bed" is a song written by Kye Fleming and Dennis Morgan, and recorded by American country music artist Barbara Mandrell. It was released in August 1978 as the first single from her album Moods. "Sleeping Single In a Double Bed" would be Barbara Mandrell's twenty-sixth chart hit on Billboard magazine's Hot Country Singles, the first of six number ones on that chart. The single stayed at number one for three weeks (November, 1978) and spent a total of eleven weeks in the top 40.[1] In 1980, the song won an American Music Award for Favorite Country Single.

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1978) Peak
U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles 1
U.S. Billboard Bubbling Under Hot 100 2
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 1


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 213. 

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Preceded by
"Let's Take the Long Way Around the World"
by Ronnie Milsap
Billboard Hot Country Singles
number-one single

November 4-November 18, 1978
Succeeded by
"Sweet Desire"
by The Kendalls
Preceded by
"Cryin' Again"
by The Oak Ridge Boys
RPM Country Tracks
number-one single

December 2-December 9, 1978
Succeeded by
"That's What You Do to Me"
by Charly McClain