(There's) No Gettin' Over Me

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"(There's) No Gettin' Over Me"
Single by Ronnie Milsap
from the album There's No Gettin' Over Me
Released June 1981 (U.S.)
Format 7"
Recorded 1981
Genre Country, pop
Length 3:15
Label RCA
Writer(s) Walt Aldridge and Tom Brasfield
Producer(s) Ronnie Milsap, Tom Collins
Ronnie Milsap singles chronology
"Am I Losing You"
"(There's) No Gettin' Over Me"
"I Wouldn't Have Missed It for the World"

"(There's) No Gettin' Over Me" is a song written by Walt Aldridge and Tom Brasfield, and recorded by American country music singer Ronnie Milsap. It was released in June 1981 as the first single from the album There's No Gettin' Over Me. Known by many fans by its less grammatically correct title "There Ain't No Gettin' Over Me" — the song's official title appears nowhere in the lyrics — the song became one of Milsap's biggest country and pop hits during his recording career.

Thom Jurek of Allmusic wrote that "(There's) No Gettin' Over Me" — and the album from which it came — was "indicative of the times and the artists making hit records at the same time." Milsap's "urban country" style, as Jurek put it, was evident in the song, given its "sweet alto saxophone solo" and "chorus that reflects James Taylor's late-'70s attempts at crooning early rock."[1]

A cover version was recorded by Heartland on their 2006 album I Loved Her First.

Chart performance[edit]

His 18th No. 1 hit on the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart in August 1981, "(There's) No Gettin' Over Me" marked the apex of Milsap's popularity as a crossover artist, reaching No. 5 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and number two Hot Adult Contemporary Singles.[2]

A video was also produced of the song, and it has aired on The Nashville Network, CMT and GAC.

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1981) Peak
U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles 1
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 5
U.S. Billboard Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks 2
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 1
Canadian RPM Top 100[3] 21
Canadian RPM Adult Contemporary Tracks[4] 1
Australian Kent Music Report[5] 98
1981 Year-End Chart Position
U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles[6] 2
U.S. Billboard Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks[6] 14
U.S. Billboard Hot 100[6] 33
U.S. Cashbox Top 100[7] 57

References and sources[edit]



  • Whitburn, Joel, "Top Country Songs: 1944-2005," 2006.
  • Whitburn, Joel, "Top Pop Singles: 1955-2006," 2007.
Preceded by
"I Don't Need You"
by Kenny Rogers
Billboard Hot Country Singles
number-one single

August 29-September 5, 1981
Succeeded by
"Older Women"
by Ronnie McDowell
RPM Country Tracks
number-one single

September 12, 1981
Succeeded by
"Some Days Are Diamonds (Some Days Are Stone)"
by John Denver