Somebody Loves You (Crystal Gayle song)

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"Somebody Loves You"

Crystal Gayle's 1976 album that was the same name as her hit single.
Single by Crystal Gayle
from the album Somebody Loves You
Released December 1975
Recorded 1975
Genre Country Music
Label United Artists
Writer(s) Allen Reynolds
Producer(s) Allen Reynolds
Crystal Gayle singles chronology
"This Is My Year for Mexico"
(1975)
"Somebody Loves You"
(1975)
"I'll Get Over You"
(1976)

"Somebody Loves You" is a song written by Allen Reynolds, and recorded by American country music artist Crystal Gayle. It was released in December 1975 as the first single and title track from the album Somebody Loves You.

"Somebody Loves You" was one of two hits produced by Crystal Gayle in 1976. "Somebody Loves You" was followed by the single, "I'll Get Over You". Gayle's voice was still growing when this song was produced, but is still a pieces of work that should be remembered by Gayle. The song talks about Gayle loves someone who lives far away and she explains how she can't get in contact with him. For example Gayle sings in one part of the song how she "couldn't reach you by the U.S. mail". Then she says "guess who loves you, somebody loves you, I do". This single reached number 8 on the country music chart that year. In 1976, Gayle released an album by the same name that featured "Somebody Loves You" in it.

The only cover version of note came from Marianne Faithfull, who recorded this for her album Dreamin' My Dreams, in 1977.

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1975–1976) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles[1] 8
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 71. 

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Preceded by
"Don't Believe My Heart Can Stand Another You"
by Tanya Tucker
RPM Country Tracks
number-one single

February 28, 1976
Succeeded by
"One Night of Cheatin'"
by Carroll Baker