Country Boy (You Got Your Feet in L.A.)

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"Country Boy (You Got Your Feet in L.A.)"
GC Country Boy single.jpg
Single by Glen Campbell
from the album Rhinestone Cowboy
B-side "Record Collector's Dream"
Released October 20, 1975
Genre Country
Length 3:08
Label Capitol
Writer(s) Dennis Lambert
Brian Potter
Producer(s) Dennis Lambert
Brian Potter
Glen Campbell singles chronology
"Rhinestone Cowboy"
(1975)
"Country Boy (You Got Your Feet in L.A.)"
(1975)
"Don't Pull Your Love"
(1976)

"Country Boy (You Got Your Feet in L.A.)" is a song written by Dennis Lambert and Brian Potter, and recorded by American country music singer Glen Campbell. It was released in October 1975 as the second and final single from the album, Rhinestone Cowboy.

It was Campbell's fifth number one on the Easy Listening chart and went to number 11 in early 1976 on the Billboard Hot 100.[1] "Country Boy (You Got Your Feet in L.A.)" also went to number three on the country chart.[2]

Chart performance[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (1975–76) Peak
position
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[3] 3
US Billboard Hot 100[4] 11
US Adult Contemporary (Billboard)[5] 1
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 1
Canadian RPM Top Singles 9
Canadian RPM Adult Contemporary Tracks 1
New Zealand Singles Chart 11

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1976) Rank
Canada 154
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 [6] 100

References[edit]

  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2002). Top Adult Contemporary: 1961-2001. Record Research. p. 44. 
  2. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 66. 
  3. ^ "Glen Campbell – Chart history" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Glen Campbell.
  4. ^ "Glen Campbell – Chart history" Billboard Hot 100 for Glen Campbell.
  5. ^ "Glen Campbell – Chart history" Billboard Adult Contemporary for Glen Campbell.
  6. ^ "Pop Singles" Billboard December 25, 1976: Talent in Action-6
Preceded by
"I Write the Songs" by Barry Manilow
Billboard Easy Listening Singles number-one single
December 27, 1975
Succeeded by
"Times of Your Life" by Paul Anka
Preceded by
"Easy as Pie"
by Billy "Crash" Craddock
RPM Country Tracks
number-one single

January 17-January 24, 1976
Succeeded by
"The Blind Man in the Bleachers"
by Kenny Starr