You Oughta Be Here with Me

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You Oughta Be Here with Me
Studio album by George Jones
Released August 20, 1990
Genre Country
Length 33:07
Label Epic
Producer Billy Sherrill
George Jones chronology
One Woman Man
(1989)
You Oughta Be Here with Me
(1990)
Friends in High Places
(1991)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars [1]

You Oughta Be Here with Me is an album by American country music singer George Jones. This album was released in 1990 on Epic Records. It includes the singles "Hell Stays Open (All Night Long)" and "Six Foot Deep, Six Foot Down", neither of which charted. However, two of the album's songs — "Somebody Paints the Wall" and "Ol' Red" — were chart singles for other artists.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Hell Stays Open (All Night Long)"   Bobby Harden 3:31
2. "You Oughta Be Here with Me"   Roger Miller 4:16
3. "Somebody Always Paints the Wall"   Charles Browder, Elroy Kahanek, Nelson Larkin, Tommy Smith 3:21
4. "I Sleep Just Like a Baby"   Jesse Chambers, Larry Jenkins, Billy Sherrill 3:36
5. "Someone That You Used to Know"   Jack Tempchin, Bobby Whitlock 3:30
6. "I Want to Grow Old With You"   Bobby Braddock 2:56
7. "A Cold Day in December"   Braddock 3:12
8. "Six Foot Deep, Six Foot Down"   Don Cook, Curly Putman, Charles Rains 2:36
9. "If the World Don't End Tomorrow"   B. Sherrill 2:40
10. "Ol' Red"   Don Goodman, Bo Bohan, Mark Sherrill 3:29

Content[edit]

While none of the album's singles charted, two did for other artists. "Somebody Paints the Wall" was originally a minor country chart single in 1988 for Josh Logan from his debut album of the same name, and was later a Top Ten country hit in 1992 for Tracy Lawrence from his debut album Sticks and Stones. "Ol' Red" was later covered by Kenny Rogers on his 1993 album If Only My Heart Had a Voice, and later still by Blake Shelton on his 2001 self-titled debut. Shelton's rendition was a Top 20 on the country charts for him that year.

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1990) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 35

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