Ernest Tubb & Loretta Lynn Singin' Again

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Ernest Tubb & Loretta Lynn Singin' Again
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Studio album by Ernest Tubb & Loretta Lynn
Released 1967
Genre Country
Label Decca
Producer Owen Bradley
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Ernest Tubb & Loretta Lynn Singin' Again is a 1967 vocal duet album by American country singer-songwriters, Ernest Tubb and Loretta Lynn. It was their second duet album. Their first album together was in 1965, titled Mr. & Mrs. Used to Be. This album only one released single, as compared to their last album together, which spawned two singles. The single "Sweet Thang" peaked outside the Country Top 40 and was not as successful as their other singles they recorded together in the past. The album's new songs included one composition written by Lynn herself titled "Let's Stop Right Where We Are" and "Bartender". The album also included "Love Is No Excuse", a song written by Tubb's son, Justin Tubb that was an originally a duet hit for Jim Reeves and Dottie West in 1964. The duo would record one last album together the next year before Lynn would go on to record with Conway Twitty and Tubb's career would decline in success.

Despite the lead single's failure to become a major hit, the album peaked at #2 on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart in 1967.

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Track listing[edit]

  1. "Sweet Thang" (Nat Stuckey)
  2. "We'll Never Change" (John Earl Clift)
  3. "Let's Stop Right Where We Are" (Loretta Lynn)
  4. "Love Is No Excuse" (Justin Tubb)
  5. "I'm Not Leavin' You (It's All in Your Mind)" (Lucille Cosensza, Johnny Tillotson)
  6. "Beautiful Unhappy Home" (Johnny Russell, Teddy Wilburn)
  7. "One to Ten" (Mildred Burk)
  8. "Bartender" (Lynn, Maggie Vaughn)
  9. "I'm Bitin' My Fingernails and Thinking of You" (Ernest Benedict, Lenny Sanders, Ernest Tubb, Red West)
  10. "Yearning" (Eddie Eddings, George Jones)
  11. "Beautiful Friendship" (Jack Rhodes)
  12. "Thin Grey Line" (Betty Sue Perry)

Chart positions[edit]

AlbumBillboard (North America)

Year Chart Position
1967 Country Albums 2
1967 Pop Albums N/A

Singles - Billboard (North America)

Year Single Chart Position
1967 "Sweet Thang" Country Singles 45