When You're in Love with a Beautiful Woman
|"When You're in Love with a Beautiful Woman"|
|Single by Dr. Hook|
|from the album Pleasure and Pain|
|B-side||"Knowing She's There"|
Written by Even Stevens, When You're in Love with a Beautiful Woman first appeared on the band's 1978 album Pleasure and Pain. Riding the disco wave in 1979 it belatedly became an international hit, reaching number six on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart in the USA and doing even better in the UK where it spent three weeks at number one in the UK Singles Chart in November 1979.The song was subsequently added to the band's 1979 album Sometimes You Win. It features background vocals by three female singers.
|Australian Kent Music Report||20|
|Austrian Top 40||14|
|Belgian VRT Top 30||2|
|Canadian RPM Adult Contemporary Tracks||7|
|Canadian RPM Country Singles||22|
|Canadian RPM Top Singles||4|
|Dutch Top 40||2|
|Euro Hit 50||7|
|German Media Control Chart||8|
|Irish Singles Chart||1|
|New Zealand Singles Chart||2|
|Spanish Singles Chart||11|
|UK Singles Chart||1|
|U.S. Billboard Hot 100||6|
|U.S. Billboard Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks||5|
|U.S. Billboard Hot Country Songs||68|
|Canadian RPM Top Singles||23|
|Dutch Top 40||14|
|German Media Control Charts||28|
|U.S. Billboard Hot 100||13|
|U.K. Singles Chart||3|
|Belgian VRT Top 30||24|
- "Dr. Hook". Classicbands.com. Retrieved 2014-03-28.
- "Dr. Hook & The Medicine Show Biography". Sing365.com. Retrieved 2014-03-28.
- "The Hot 100 : July 28, 1979 | Billboard Chart Archive". Billboard.com. 1979-07-28. Retrieved 2014-03-28.
- Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 374. ISBN 1-904994-10-5.
- "Top 100 1979 - UK Music Charts". Uk-charts.top-source.info. Retrieved 2014-03-28.
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November 17, 1979 (3 weeks)
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