Don't You Ever Get Tired (Of Hurting Me)

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"Don't You Ever Get Tired (Of Hurting Me)"
Single by Ronnie Milsap
from the album Stranger Things Have Happened
B-side "I Never Expected to See You"
Released October 1988
Genre Country
Label RCA
Writer(s) Hank Cochran
Producer(s) Ronnie Milsap, Rob Galbraith, Tom Collins
Ronnie Milsap singles chronology
"Button Off My Shirt"
(1988)
"Don't You Ever Get Tired (Of Hurting Me)"
(1988)
"Houston Solution"
(1989)

"Don't You Ever Get Tired (Of Hurting Me)" is a country song written by Hank Cochran that was a hit single for Ray Price in 1965, reaching No. 11 on the Billboard chart. A later version by Ronnie Milsap in 1989 became Milsap's thirty-third number one single as a solo artist. The single went to number one for one week and spent a total of thirteen weeks on the chart.[1] Other notable recordings of the song were done by Jack Greene and George Jones and by Price and Willie Nelson as a duet.

Chart performance[edit]

Ray Price[edit]

Chart (1965–1966) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles 11

Connie Cato[edit]

Chart (1977) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles 92

Willie Nelson & Ray Price[edit]

Chart (1980–1981) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles 11
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 8

Ronnie Milsap[edit]

Chart (1988–1989) Peak
position
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[2] 1

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1989) Position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[3] 63
US Country Songs (Billboard)[4] 40

References[edit]

  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 233. 
  2. ^ "Ronnie Milsap Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Ronnie Milsap.
  3. ^ "RPM Top 100 Country Tracks of 1989". RPM. December 23, 1989. Retrieved August 28, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Best of 1989: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 1989. Retrieved August 28, 2013. 
Preceded by
"I Still Believe in You"
by The Desert Rose Band
Billboard Hot Country Singles
number-one single

March 11, 1989
Succeeded by
"From a Jack to a King"
by Ricky Van Shelton