Don't Call Him a Cowboy

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"Don't Call Him a Cowboy"
Single by Conway Twitty
from the album Don't Call Him a Cowboy
B-side "After All the Good Is Gone"
Released February 1985
Genre Country
Length 2:35
Label Warner Bros.
Writer(s) Debbie Hupp
Johnny MacRae
Bob Morrison
Producer(s) Conway Twitty, Dee Henry, Ron Treat
Conway Twitty singles chronology
"Ain't She Somethin' Else"
"Don't Call Him a Cowboy"
"Between Blue Eyes and Jeans"

"Don't Call Him a Cowboy" is a song written by Debbie Hupp, Johnny MacRae and Bob Morrison, and recorded by American country music artist Conway Twitty. It was released in February 1985 as the first single and title track from the album Don't Call Him a Cowboy. The song was Conway Twitty's 34th Billboard number one single on the country chart but his 50th overall. The single went to number one for one week and spent a total of 13 weeks on the chart.[1] The song criticizes the Urban Cowboy movement of the early 80's.

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1985) Peak
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[2] 1
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 1


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 362. 
  2. ^ "Conway Twitty – Chart history" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Conway Twitty.

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Preceded by
"Radio Heart"
by Charly McClain
Billboard Hot Country Singles
number-one single

June 1, 1985
Succeeded by
"Natural High"
by Merle Haggard
Preceded by
"Fallin' in Love"
by Sylvia
RPM Country Tracks
number-one single

June 15, 1985
Succeeded by
"Country Boy"
by Ricky Skaggs