There Stands the Glass

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"There Stands the Glass" is a country song that was written by Russ Hull, Mary Jean Shurtz and Audrey Greisham, and was a hit for Webb Pierce in 1953. It was Pierce's fifth release to hit number one on the country charts. Pierce's recording spent 27 weeks on the country charts, and was at #1 for 12 weeks.[1]

Cover versions[edit]

  • In 1973, singer Johnny Bush peaked at number 34 on the US country charts and No. 60 on Canadian country charts with his version of the song.[2]
  • The song appears on the Carl Smith album, There Stands the Glass, released in 1964.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 267. 
  2. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 63. 
  3. ^ http://rateyourmusic.com/release/album/carl_smith/there_stands_the_glass/
Preceded by
"I Forgot More Than You'll Ever Know" by The Davis Sisters
Country & Western National Best Sellers
number one single by Webb Pierce

November 21, 1953
Succeeded by
"Slowly" by Webb Pierce