A World of Our Own

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"A World of Our Own"
Single by The Seekers
from the album A World of Our Own
B-side Sinner Man
Released 1965
Label W&G Records
Writer(s) Tom Springfield
"A World of Our Own"
Single by Sonny James
from the album A World of Our Own
B-side "An Old Sweetheart of Mine"
Released January 1968
Genre Country
Label Capitol
Writer(s) Tom Springfield
Sonny James singles chronology
"It's the Little Things"
"A World of Our Own"
"Heaven Says Hello"

"A World of Our Own" is a 1965 single written by Tom Springfield and was an international hit for The Seekers. The single peaked at number 19 on the Hot 100 and number 2 on the Easy Listening charts.

Three years later, "A World of Our Own" was recorded by Sonny James' and it was his sixth number one in a row, and 26th hit on the U.S. country music chart. The single spent three weeks at number one and a total of 15 weeks on the chart.[1]

Chart performance[edit]

The Seekers[edit]

Chart (1965) Peak
U.S. Billboard Easy Listening [2] 2
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 19

Sonny James[edit]

Chart (1968) Peak
U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles 1
U.S. Billboard Bubbling Under Hot 100 118
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 1


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 172. 
  2. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2002). Top Adult Contemporary: 1961-2001. Record Research. p. 218. 
Preceded by
"Take Me to Your World"
by Tammy Wynette
Billboard Hot Country Singles
number-one single

March 16-March 30, 1968
Succeeded by
"How Long Will My Baby Be Gone"
by Buck Owens
Preceded by
"Rosanna's Going Wild"
by Johnny Cash
RPM Country Tracks
number-one single

April 13, 1968
Succeeded by
"Turn Down the Music"
by Myrna Lorrie