The Girl Most Likely (song)

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"The Girl Most Likely"
Single by Jeannie C. Riley
from the album Yearbooks and Yesterdays
B-side "My Scrapbook"
Released November 1968
Genre Country
Label Plantation
Writer(s) Margaret Lewis
Mira Smith
Jeannie C. Riley singles chronology
"Harper Valley PTA"
"The Girl Most Likely"
"The Price I Pay to Stay"

"The Girl Most Likely" is a single by American country music artist Jeannie C. Riley. Released in November 1968, it was the first single from her album Yearbooks and Yesterdays. The song peaked at number 6 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart.[1] It also reached number 1 on the RPM Country Tracks chart in Canada.[2]

The song was written by the songwriting team of Margaret Lewis and Mira Smith, who also wrote the hits "The Rib", "Country Girl", and "Oh Singer" for Riley.

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1968–1969) Peak
U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles 6
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 55
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 1
Canadian RPM Top Singles 34


  1. ^ "Jeannie C. Riley singles". Allmusic. Retrieved 30 March 2011. 
  2. ^ "RPM Country Singles for March 10, 1969". RPM. Retrieved 30 March 2011. 
Preceded by
"Daddy Sang Bass"
by Johnny Cash
RPM Country Tracks
number-one single

March 10, 1969
Succeeded by
"Mr. Brown"
by Gary Buck