Helping Me Get Over You

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"Helping Me Get Over You"
Single by Travis Tritt with Lari White
from the album The Restless Kind
Released July 26, 1997
Genre Country
Length 4:09
Label Warner Bros. Nashville
Writer(s)
  • Travis Tritt
  • Lari White
Producer(s)
Travis Tritt singles chronology
"She's Going Home with Me"
(1997)
"Helping Me Get Over You"
(1997)
"Still in Love with You"
(1997)
Lari White singles chronology
"Wild at Heart"
(1996)
"Helping Me Get Over You"
(1997)
"Stepping Stone"
(1998)

"Helping Me Get Over You" is a song written and recorded by American country music artists Travis Tritt and Lari White. It was released in July 1997 as the fourth single from the album The Restless Kind. The song reached No. 18 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart.[1] It was nominated for a TNN/MCN Music award that year.[2]

Content[edit]

The song is a slow ballad with an approximate tempo of 76 beats per minute. It begins with Tritt singing the first verse and chorus in the key of F major, then modulates downward to B-flat major for White, who sings the second verse and chorus.[3] It includes piano, timpani, and a four-piece string section arranged by David Campbell.[4]

Personnel[edit]

Compiled from The Restless Kind liner notes.[4]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1997) Peak
position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[5] 21
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[6] 18

References[edit]

  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 354. 
  2. ^ Rutledge, Leigh. "Celebrated left-handers: fabulous facts about famous southpaws". p. 103. Retrieved 5 October 2016. 
  3. ^ "'Helping Me Get Over You' sheet music". musicnotes.com. Retrieved 5 October 2016. 
  4. ^ a b The Restless Kind (CD booklet). Travis Tritt. Warner Bros. Records. 1996. 46304. 
  5. ^ "Top RPM Country Tracks: Issue 3346." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. October 6, 1997. Retrieved July 17, 2013.
  6. ^ "Travis Tritt – Chart history" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Travis Tritt.