Why I Had to Pass This Way

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"Why I Had to Pass This Way"
Single by Carroll Baker
from the album Carroll Baker
Released 1976
Genre Country
Label RCA
Carroll Baker singles chronology
"Tonight with Love"
"Why I Had to Pass This Way"
"It's My Party"

"Why I Had to Pass This Way" is a single by Canadian country music artist Carroll Baker. Released in 1976, it was the fifth single from her album Carroll Baker. The song reached number one on the RPM Country Tracks chart in Canada in November 1976.[1]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1976) Peak
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 1
Canadian RPM Top Singles 67
Preceded by
"The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald"
by Gordon Lightfoot
RPM Country Tracks
number-one single

November 13, 1976
Succeeded by
"A Whole Lotta Things to Sing About"
by Charley Pride


  1. ^ "RPM Country Tracks for November 13, 1976". RPM. Retrieved 16 March 2011.