Come as You Were

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"Come as You Were"
Single by T. Graham Brown
from the album Come as You Were
B-side "The Time Machine"
Released December 10, 1988
Genre Country
Length 2:58
Label Capitol
Writer(s) Paul Craft
Producer(s) Ron Chancey
T. Graham Brown singles chronology
"Come as You Were
"Never Say Never"

"Come as You Were" is a song written by Paul Craft and first recorded by American country pop music artist Jerry Lee Lewis. It was released in 1983 on MCA Records and it peaked at #66 on the country music charts in 1983.[1]

In 1986, Barbara Mandrell cut the song for her Moments album, but it was not released as a single.

In 1988, T. Graham Brown covered the song for his album Come as You Were, releasing it as a single in December and taking it to #7 on the country music chart.

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1988-1989) Peak
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[2] 7

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1989) Position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[3] 84
US Country Songs (Billboard)[4] 88


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2008). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2008. Record Research, Inc. p. 240. ISBN 0-89820-177-2. 
  2. ^ "T. Graham Brown – Chart history" Billboard Hot Country Songs for T. Graham Brown.
  3. ^ "RPM Top 100 Country Tracks of 1989". RPM. December 23, 1989. Retrieved August 28, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Best of 1989: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 1989. Retrieved August 28, 2013.