Don't Pull Your Love

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"Don't Pull Your Love"
Single by Glen Campbell
from the album Bloodline
B-side "Record Collector's Dream"
Released March 1976
Genre Country, Adult contemporary
Length 3:22
Label Capitol 4245
Writer(s) Dennis Lambert
Brian Potter
Producer(s) Dennis Lambert
Brian Potter
Glen Campbell singles chronology
"Country Boy (You Got Your Feet in L.A.)"
"Don't Pull Your Love"
"See You on Sunday"

"Don't Pull Your Love" is a classic song written by Brian Potter and Dennis Lambert. The song was originally recorded in 1971 by Hamilton, Joe Frank & Reynolds, hitting #1 in Cash Box magazine, and reaching #4 on the US Billboard Hot 100 as well as Billboard‍ '​s Country and Easy Listening charts.[1]

Sam & Dave[edit]

The song was recorded by Sam & Dave in 1971. Their version was released on Atlantic Records in October 1971 and reached #36 on the Billboard R&B chart. The song can be found on a number of "best of" Sam & Dave collections that are currently available.

Glen Campbell medley[edit]

In early 1976 Glen Campbell, recorded the song as a medley with "Then You Can Tell Me Goodbye". This version went to #1 on the easy listening chart, #27 on the Billboard Hot 100,[2] and #4 on the country chart.[3]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1976) Peak
U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles 4
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 27
U.S. Billboard Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks 1
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 2
Canadian RPM Top Singles 1
Canadian RPM Adult Contemporary Tracks 7
Preceded by
"Tryin' to Get the Feeling Again" by Barry Manilow
Billboard Easy Listening #1 single (Glen Campbell version):
Medley with "Then You Can Tell Me Goodbye"

May 8, 1976
Succeeded by
"Welcome Back" by John Sebastian

Sean Maguire cover[edit]

"Don't Pull Your Love"
Single by Sean Maguire
from the album Spirit
Released July 22, 1996
Format CD single
Recorded 1996
Genre Pop
Label Parlophone
Sean Maguire singles chronology
"Good Day"
"Don't Pull Your Love"
"Today's the Day"

In 1996, the song was covered by Sean Maguire, and released as his seventh single. It was the fourth and final single from his second album Spirit and reached #14 on the UK Singles Chart.

Track listing[edit]


  1. "Don't Pull Your Love"
  2. "Love By Candlelight"
  3. "Sean Interview"


  1. "Don't Pull Your Love"
  2. "Love By Candlelight"
  3. "The Sun Shines From You"


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2002). Top Adult Contemporary: 1961-2001. Record Research. p. 111. 
  2. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2002). Top Adult Contemporary: 1961-2001. Record Research. p. 44. 
  3. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 67.