Bet Your Heart on Me

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"Bet Your Heart on Me"
Single by Johnny Lee
from the album Bet Your Heart on Me
B-side "Highways Run On Forever"
Released September 28, 1981
Genre Country
Length 2:54
Label Full Moon/Asylum
Songwriter(s) Jim McBride
Producer(s) Jim Ed Norman
Johnny Lee singles chronology
"Rode Hard and Put Up Wet"
"Bet Your Heart on Me"
"Be There for Me Baby"

"Bet Your Heart on Me" is a song written by Jim McBride, and recorded by American country music artist Johnny Lee. It was released in September 1981 as the lead single and title track from the album Bet Your Heart on Me. The song was Johnny Lee's third number one on the country chart. The single stayed at number one for one week and spent a total of ten weeks on the chart.[1]


Chart (1981) Peak
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[2] 1
US Billboard Hot 100[3] 54
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 5


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 198. 
  2. ^ "Johnny Lee – Chart history" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Johnny Lee.
  3. ^ "Johnny Lee – Chart history" Billboard Hot 100 for Johnny Lee.
Preceded by
"My Favorite Memory"
by Merle Haggard
Billboard Hot Country Singles
number-one single

December 5, 1981
Succeeded by
"Still Doin' Time"
by George Jones