Dixie Road

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"Dixie Road"
Lee Greenwood - Dixie Road.png
Single by Lee Greenwood
from the album Greatest Hits
B-side "(I Found Love) In Time"
Released March 1985
Genre Country
Length 3:18
Label MCA
Writer(s) Don Goodman
Pam Rose
Mary Ann Kennedy
Producer(s) Jerry Crutchfield
Lee Greenwood singles chronology
"You've Got a Good Love Comin'"
"Dixie Road"
"I Don't Mind the Thorns (If You're the Rose)"

"Dixie Road" is a song written by Don Goodman, Pam Rose and Mary Ann Kennedy. It was first recorded by King Edward IV and the Knights for Soundwaves Records in 1981. This version got to number 48 on the Hot Country Songs charts.[1]

It was later recorded by American country music artist Lee Greenwood. It was released in March 1985 as the first single from his Greatest Hits album. "Dixie Road" was Lee Greenwood's third number one on the country chart. The single went to number one for one week and spent a total of fourteen weeks on the country chart.[2]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1985) Peak
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[3] 1
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 1

Year-End Chart[edit]

Chart (1985) Position
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard) 2


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2012). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2012. Record Research, Inc. p. 183. ISBN 978-0-89820-203-8. 
  2. ^ Whitburn, p. 138
  3. ^ "Lee Greenwood – Chart history" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Lee Greenwood.

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Preceded by
"Forgiving You Was Easy"
by Willie Nelson
Billboard Hot Country Singles
number-one single

July 20, 1985
Succeeded by
"Love Don't Care (Whose Heart It Breaks)"
by Earl Thomas Conley
Preceded by
"Love Don't Care (Whose Heart It Breaks)"
by Earl Thomas Conley
RPM Country Tracks
number-one single

August 3, 1985
Succeeded by
"Old Hippie"
by The Bellamy Brothers