Where's the Playground Susie

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"Where's the Playground Susie"
Single cover
Single by Glen Campbell
from the album Galveston
B-side "Arkansas"
Released April 28, 1969
Format 7-inch single
Genre Country
Length 2:55
Label Capitol Records
Writer(s) Jimmy Webb
Producer(s) Al DeLory
Glen Campbell singles chronology
"Where's the Playground Susie"
"True Grit"

"Where's the Playground Susie" is a song written by Jimmy Webb and recorded by American country music singer Glen Campbell. It was released in April 1969 as the second single from the album Galveston. The song peaked at number 28 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles chart and number 8 on the Canadian RPM Top Singles chart.[1]

Other versions[edit]

Andy Williams' version appeared on his album Happy Heart, which came out in 1969 only a few weeks after Glen Campbell's single. Everything but the Girl covered the song on the B-side of the 1986 single of "Don't Leave Me Behind". Bobbie Gentry recorded the song (as "Where's the Playground, Johnny") on her 1969 album Touch 'Em with Love.

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1969) Peak
Australian Go-Set Chart 12[2]
Canadian RPM Top Singles 8
Canadian RPM Adult Contemporary 3
New Zealand Singles Chart 9
U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles 28
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 26
U.S. Billboard Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks 10


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 66. 
  2. ^ http://www.poparchives.com.au/gosetcharts/1969/19690809.html

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