|Single by Mark Chesnutt|
|from the album Too Cold at Home|
|B-side||"Hey You There in the Mirror"|
|Released||November 26, 1990|
|Mark Chesnutt singles chronology|
"Brother Jukebox" is a song written by Paul Craft. It was originally recorded by Don Everly, one-half of The Everly Brothers, in 1977 and reached number 96 on the country singles charts. It was later covered by Keith Whitley on I Wonder Do You Think of Me and by Mark Chesnutt on his 1990 debut album Too Cold at Home. Released in November 1990 as the album's second single, it became his first Number One country hit in the United States. It was also recorded by John Starling on his 1977 album Long Time Gone.
The song's narrator tells of a man whose after being left by his lover (it's unknown if she's his wife or girlfriend since the narrator said "since 'she' left me by myself"....) you're (addressing "brother jukebox", "sister wine", "mother freedom" and "father time") as the only family the narrator has got left in his life, his "new next of kin" to spend any time with at all.
Music video (Mark Chesnutt)
The music video was directed by Bill Young and premiered in late 1990.
|U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles||96|
|Canada Country Tracks (RPM)||1|
|US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)||1|
|Canada Country Tracks (RPM)||20|
|US Country Songs (Billboard)||6|
"Daddy's Come Around"
by Paul Overstreet
|Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks
February 9 - February 16, 1991
"Walk on Faith"
by Mike Reid
"Rumor Has It"
by Reba McEntire
|RPM Country Tracks
February 23, 1991
"Til I Am Myself Again"
by Blue Rodeo
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- "Mark Chesnutt – Chart history" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Mark Chesnutt.
- "RPM Top 100 Country Tracks of 1991". RPM. December 21, 1991. Retrieved August 16, 2013.
- "Best of 1991: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 1991. Retrieved August 16, 2013.
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