Do You Know You Are My Sunshine

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"Do You Know You Are My Sunshine"
Single by The Statler Brothers
from the album Entertainers On and Off the Record
B-side "You're the First"
Released March 1978
Genre Country
Length 2:13
Label Mercury
Writer(s) Don Reid
Harold Reid
Producer(s) Jerry Kennedy
The Statler Brothers singles chronology
"Some I Wrote"
"Do You Know You Are My Sunshine"
"Who Am I to Say"

"Do You Know You Are My Sunshine" is a song written by Don Reid and Harold Reid, and recorded by American country music group The Statler Brothers. It was released in March 1978 as the first single from the album Entertainers On and Off the Record. "Do You Know You Are My Sunshine" was The Statler Brothers twenty-seventh country hit and the first of four number ones on the country chart, as well as the group's only number one with original tenor Lew DeWitt. The single stayed at number one for two weeks and spent a total of eleven weeks on the country chart.[1]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1978) Peak
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[2] 1
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 5


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 331. 
  2. ^ "The Statler Brothers – Chart history" Billboard Hot Country Songs for The Statler Brothers.

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Preceded by
"She Can Put Her Shoes Under My Bed (Anytime)"
by Johnny Duncan
Billboard Hot Country Singles
number-one single

May 27-June 3, 1978
Succeeded by
"Georgia on My Mind"
by Willie Nelson