Why'd You Come in Here Lookin' Like That

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"Why'd You Come in Here Lookin' Like That"
Single by Dolly Parton
from the album White Limozeen
B-side "Wait 'Till I Get You Home"[1]
Released May 6, 1989[2]
Genre Country
Length 2:33
Label Columbia Records
Writer(s) Bob Carlisle and Randy Thomas
Producer(s) Ricky Skaggs
Dolly Parton chronology
"Make Love Work"
(1988)
"Why'd You Come in Here Lookin' Like That"
(1989)
"Yellow Roses"
(1989)

"Why'd You Come in Here Lookin' Like That" is a song written by Bob Carlisle and Randy Thomas, and recorded by American country music artist Dolly Parton. It was released in May 1989 as the first single from the album White Limozeen. The song was Parton's eighteenth number one on the country chart. The single went to number one for one week and spent a total of 20 weeks on the country chart.[1]

The song has also been recorded as a duet by Jill Johnson and Nina Persson, released on the 2007 Jill Johnson cover album Music Row,[3] which received much SR P4 airplay.

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1989) Peak
position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[4] 1
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[5] 1

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1989) Position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[6] 2
US Country Songs (Billboard)[7] 43

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Whitburn, Joel (2008). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2008. Record Research, Inc. pp. 315–317. ISBN 0-89820-177-2. 
  2. ^ "Singles Directory - Dolly Parton On-Line". Dollyon-line.webs.com. Retrieved 2012-03-15. 
  3. ^ Information at Svensk mediedatabas
  4. ^ "RPM Country Tracks. RPM. August 7, 1989. Retrieved August 28, 2013.
  5. ^ "Dolly Parton Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Dolly Parton.
  6. ^ "RPM Top 100 Country Tracks of 1989". RPM. December 23, 1989. Retrieved August 28, 2013. 
  7. ^ "Best of 1989: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 1989. Retrieved August 28, 2013. 

External links[edit]

Preceded by
"Cathy's Clown"
by Reba McEntire
Billboard Hot Country Singles
number-one single

August 5, 1989
Succeeded by
"Timber, I'm Falling in Love"
by Patty Loveless
RPM Country Tracks
number-one single

August 7, 1989
Succeeded by
"Sunday in the South"
by Shenandoah
Preceded by
"Sunday in the South"
by Shenandoah
RPM Country Tracks
number-one single

August 21, 1989
Succeeded by
"Timber, I'm Falling in Love"
by Patty Loveless