The Sweetest Thing (song)

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"The Sweetest Thing"
Single by Carlene Carter
from the album I Fell in Love
B-side "Goodnight Dallas"[1]
Released 1991
Genre Country
Length 4:13
Label Reprise
Writer(s) Carlene Carter, Robert Ellis Orrall
Producer(s) Howie Epstein
Carlene Carter singles chronology
"Come On Back"
"The Sweetest Thing"
"One Love"

"The Sweetest Thing" is a song co-written and recorded by American country music artist Carlene Carter. It was released in 1991 as the third single from the album I Fell in Love. The song reached number 25 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart.[1] It was written by Carter and Robert Ellis Orrall.

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1991) Peak
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[2] 8
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[3] 25

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1991) Position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[4] 97


  1. ^ a b Whitburn, Joel (2008). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2008. Record Research, Inc. p. 82. ISBN 0-89820-177-2. 
  2. ^ "Top RPM Country Tracks: Issue 1544." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. June 15, 1991. Retrieved August 16, 2013.
  3. ^ "Carlene Carter Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Carlene Carter.
  4. ^ "RPM Top 100 Country Tracks of 1991". RPM. December 21, 1991. Retrieved August 16, 2013.