Country Girl (Dottie West album)

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Country Girl
Dottie West-Country Girl.jpg
Studio album by Dottie West
Released August 1968
Recorded February 1968; RCA Victor Studios, Nashville, Tennessee
Genre Country, Nashville sound
Label RCA Victor
Producer Chet Atkins
Dottie West chronology
What I'm Cut Out to Be
(1968)
Country Girl
(1968)
Feminine Fancy
(1968)

Country Girl is an album released by country music singer, Dottie West in 1968.

This album was released subsequent to the success of the track "Country Girl" as a single, "Country Girl" having reached #15 on the Billboard Country charts and becoming a signature song of West's. West would be recruited in 1973 to write and sing jingles for Coca Cola commercials after an associate of McCann-Erickson Advertising heard "Country Girl"[1] (see "Country Sunshine").

The Country Girl album peaked at #18 on the "Top Country Albums" chart in 1968.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Country Girl" (Red Lane, Dottie West)
  2. "Less of Me" (Glen Campbell)
  3. "Faded Love" (Bob Wills, John Wills)
  4. "Just Call Me Lonesome" (Rex Griffin)
  5. "My Goal for Today" (Ray Pennington, Chuck Howard)
  6. "You've Still Got a Place in My Heart" (Leon Payne)
  7. "Little Things" (Willie Nelson, Shirley Nelson)
  8. "Too Far Gone" (Billy Sherrill)
  9. "Healing Hands of Time" (Willie Nelson)
  10. "When" (Ben Peters)
  11. "Hold Me Tighter" (Willie Nelson)
  12. "Take These Chains from My Heart" (Fred Rose, Hy Heath)

Charts[edit]

AlbumBillboard (North America)

Year Chart Position
1968 Top Country Albums #18
1968 The Billboard 200 #N/A

SinglesBillboard (North America)

Year Single Chart Position
1968 "Country Girl" Hot Country Singles & Tracks #15

References[edit]

  1. ^ Telegraph-Herald August 18 1976 p.12