You're the First Time I've Thought About Leaving

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"You're the First Time I've Thought About Leaving"
Single by Reba McEntire
from the album Unlimited
Released January 1983
Genre Country
Label Mercury
Writer(s) Kerry Chater, Dickey Lee
Producer(s) Jerry Kennedy
Reba McEntire singles chronology
"Can't Even Get the Blues"
(1982)
"You're the First Time I've Thought About Leaving"
(1983)
"Why Do We Want (What We Know We Can't Have)"
(1983)

"You're the First Time I've Thought About Leaving" is a song written by Dickey Lee and Kerry Chater, and recorded by American country music artist Reba McEntire. It was released in January 1983 as the third single from the album Unlimited. "You're the First Time I've Thought About Leaving" was Reba McEntire's second number one on the country chart. The single stayed at number one for one week and spent a total of fourteen weeks on the country chart.[1]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1983) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks 1
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 5

References[edit]

  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 225. 

External links[edit]

Preceded by
"American Made" by The Oak Ridge Boys
Billboard Hot Country Singles number-one single
April 30, 1983
Succeeded by
"Jose Cuervo" by Shelly West