Don't We All Have the Right
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|"Don't We All Have the Right"|
|Single by Ricky Van Shelton|
|from the album Wild-Eyed Dream|
|B-side||"Baby, I'm Ready"|
|Released||April 11, 1988|
|Recorded||October 15, 1986|
|Ricky Van Shelton singles chronology|
"Don't We All Have the Right" is a song written and recorded by Roger Miller in 1970 and featured on his album, Trip in the Country, released as a double A-side with "South." It was later recorded by Ricky Van Shelton. It was first the b-side to his second single "Crime of Passion" before it served as the fifth and last single released from his debut album, Wild-Eyed Dream in 1988. The song was Shelton's 3rd #1 hit on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks (now Hot Country Songs) chart as well as his third consecutive #1.
The narrator finds out he's wrong when he thinks his lover will return after leaving him.
|U.S. Billboard Hot Country Songs||1|
|Canadian RPM Country Tracks||1|
- Greatest Hits Plus (CD). Ricky Van Shelton. Columbia Records. 1992. 52753.
- Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 310.
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