When You Are Gone

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"When You Are Gone"
Single by Jim Reeves
from the album A Touch of Sadness
B-side "How Can I Write on Paper (What I Feel in My Heart)"
Released September 1968
Genre Country
Label RCA
Writer(s) Dean Manuel
Jim Reeves
Jim Reeves singles chronology
"That's When I See the Blues"
"When You Are Gone"
"When Two Worlds Collide"

"When You Are Gone" is a single by American country music artist Jim Reeves. Released in September 1968, it was the first single from his album A Touch of Sadness. The song peaked at number 7 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart.[1] It also reached number 1 on the RPM Country Tracks chart in Canada.[2]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1968) Peak
U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles 7
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 1


  1. ^ "Jim Reeves singles". Allmusic. Retrieved 30 March 2011. 
  2. ^ "RPM Country Singles for November 18, 1968". RPM. Retrieved 30 March 2011. 

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Preceded by
"Then You Can Tell Me Goodbye"
by Eddy Arnold
RPM Country Tracks
number-one single

November 18, 1968
Succeeded by
"Mama Tried"
by Merle Haggard