Blue Memories

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"Blue Memories"
Blue Memories.jpg
Single by Patty Loveless
from the album On Down the Line (1990)
Mountain Soul II (Album Track) (2009)
B-side "You Can't Run Away from Your Heart"
Released May 11, 1991
Format 7in vinyl single
Recorded 1990
Genre Country
Length 2:52
Label MCA Nashville
Writer(s) Paul Kennerley, Karen Brooks
Producer(s) Tony Brown
Patty Loveless singles chronology
"I'm That Kind of Girl"
"Blue Memories"
"Hurt Me Bad (In a Real Good Way)"

Blue Memories is a song written by Karen Brooks and Paul Kennerley, and recorded by American country music artist Patty Loveless. It was released in May 1991 as the fourth single from her album On Down the Line.

The song charted for 17 weeks on the Billboard Hot Country Singles and Tracks chart,[1] reaching number 22 during the week of 20 July 1991.

The song was re-recorded by Loveless for her Mountain Soul II album in 2009, with Vince Gill and Rebecca Lynn Howard as background singers with a Bluegrass music arrangement.

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (1991) Peak
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[2] 20
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[3] 22


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 206. 
  2. ^ "Top RPM Country Tracks: Issue 1592." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. August 10, 1991. Retrieved August 16, 2013.
  3. ^ "Patty Loveless – Chart history" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Patty Loveless.

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