Cold Day in July

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"Cold Day in July"
Cold Day in July cd single.jpg
Single by Dixie Chicks
from the album Fly
ReleasedApril 25, 2000
Songwriter(s)Richard Leigh
Producer(s)Blake Chancey
Paul Worley
Dixie Chicks singles chronology
"Goodbye Earl"
"Cold Day in July"
"Without You"

"Cold Day in July" is a country music song written by Richard Leigh and most known as performed by the Dixie Chicks.

Two artists recorded the song in 1992, Suzy Bogguss on her album Voices in the Wind and Joy Lynn White on her debut album, Between Midnight & Hindsight. White's version was released as a single in 1993, peaking at #71 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart.

"Cold Day in July" was recorded by American country music group the Dixie Chicks on their 1999 album, Fly. Released in April 2000 as the album's fourth single, the Dixie Chicks' version peaked at #10 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart in July 2000.[1] It also reached #7 on the RPM Country Tracks chart in Canada.[2]

Chart performance[edit]

Joy Lynn White[edit]

Chart (1993) Peak
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[3] 71

Dixie Chicks[edit]

Chart (2000) Peak
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[4] 7
US Billboard Hot 100[5] 65
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[6] 10

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (2000) Position
US Country Songs (Billboard)[7] 53


  1. ^ Dixie Chicks Chart History
  2. ^ RPM Country Tracks
  3. ^ "Joy White Chart History (Hot Country Songs)". Billboard.
  4. ^ "Top RPM Country Tracks: Issue 7161." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. August 21, 2000. Retrieved July 8, 2013.
  5. ^ "Dixie Chicks Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard.
  6. ^ "Dixie Chicks Chart History (Hot Country Songs)". Billboard.
  7. ^ "Best of 2000: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 2000. Retrieved August 16, 2012.

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