Heartbreaker (Dolly Parton song)

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"Heartbreaker"
Single by Dolly Parton
from the album Heartbreaker
B-side "Sure Thing"
Released July 1978
Recorded 1978
Genre Country, pop
Length 3:36
Label RCA
Writer(s) Carole Bayer Sager, David Wolfert
Producer(s) Gary Klein
Dolly Parton singles chronology
"Two Doors Down"/"It's All Wrong, But It's All Right"
(1978)
"Heartbreaker"
(1978)
"Baby I'm Burning"
(1978)

"Heartbreaker" is a song written by Carole Bayer Sager and David Wolfert, and recorded by American entertainer Dolly Parton. It was released in July 1978 as the first single and title track from the album Heartbreaker. The song topped the U.S. country singles chart, for three consecutive weeks, in mid-1978.[1] "Heartbreaker" also peaked at #37 on the Billboard Hot 100 and #12 on the Easy Listening chart.[2]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1978) Peak
position
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[3] 1
US Billboard Hot 100[4] 37
U.S. Billboard Easy Listening 12
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 1
Canadian RPM Top Singles 41
Canadian RPM Adult Contemporary [5] 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 261. 
  2. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2002). Top Adult Contemporary: 1961-2001. Record Research. p. 190. 
  3. ^ "Dolly Parton – Chart history" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Dolly Parton.
  4. ^ "Dolly Parton – Chart history" Billboard Hot 100 for Dolly Parton.
  5. ^ "Image : RPM Weekly - Library and Archives Canada". Bac-lac.gc.ca. Retrieved 2016-10-13. 

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Preceded by
"I've Always Been Crazy"
by Waylon Jennings
Billboard Hot Country Singles
number-one single

September 30–October 14, 1978
Succeeded by
"Tear Time"
by Dave & Sugar
RPM Country Tracks
number-one single

October 7-October 21, 1978
Succeeded by
"It's Been a Great Afternoon"
by Merle Haggard