Don't Go Near the Water (Sammy Kershaw song)

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"Don't Go Near the Water"
Single by Sammy Kershaw
from the album Don't Go Near the Water
B-side "Every Third Monday"
Released January 1992
Genre Country
Length 3:04
Label Mercury
Writer(s) Chapin Hartford, Jim Foster
Producer(s) Buddy Cannon, Norro Wilson
Sammy Kershaw singles chronology
"Cadillac Style"
"Don't Go Near the Water"
"Yard Sale"

"Don't Go Near the Water" is a song written by Chapin Hartford and Jim Foster, and recorded by American country music artist Sammy Kershaw. It was released in January 1992 as the second single and title track from the album Don't Go Near the Water. The song reached number 12 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart.[1]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1992) Peak
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[2] 5
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[3] 12

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1992) Position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[4] 63


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 188. 
  2. ^ "Top RPM Country Tracks: Issue 2128." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. May 16, 1992. Retrieved August 15, 2013.
  3. ^ "Sammy Kershaw – Chart history" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Sammy Kershaw.
  4. ^ "RPM Top 100 Country Tracks of 1992". RPM. December 19, 1992. Retrieved August 15, 2013. 

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