Here I Am Again

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Here I Am Again
Loretta Lynn-Here I Am Again.jpg
Studio album by Loretta Lynn
Released October 2, 1972
Recorded Jan. 18—Aug. 9, 1972
Studio Bradley's Barn, Mount Juliet, TN
Genre Country
Length 26:05
Label Decca
Producer Owen Bradley
Loretta Lynn chronology
God Bless America Again
Here I Am Again
Entertainer of the Year
Singles from Here I Am Again
  1. "Here I Am Again"
    Released: June 1972
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars [1]

Here I Am Again is the twentieth studio album by American country music singer-songwriter, Loretta Lynn. It was released on October 2, 1972, by Decca Records.[2][unreliable source] This would be Lynn's last studio album with Decca Records, which would merge with MCA Records in 1973.

Commercial performance[edit]

The album peaked at No. 4 on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart. The lead single Here I Am Again, peaked at No. 3 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart.

Critical reception[edit]

Allmusic rated the album three out of five stars, calling a couple of the songs on this album "sassy", including "A Woman a Day".[1]


Recording sessions for the album began on April 25 and April 26, 1972, at Bradley's Barn in Mount Juliet, TN. Two additional sessions followed on May 3 and August 9, 1972. Two songs on the album were recorded during the sessions for 1972's One's on the Way. "A Woman a Day" was recorded on January 18, 1972, and "I Miss You More Today" was recorded on January 20, 1972.[3][unreliable source]

Track listing[edit]

Side one
No. Title Writer(s) Recording date Length
1. "Here I Am Again" Shel Silverstein April 26, 1972 2:44
2. "My Kind of Man" Darrell Statler April 26, 1972 1:50
3. "Manhattan, Kansas" Joe Allen August 9, 1972 2:25
4. "Be Proud of Your Man" L.E. White April 25, 1972 2:19
5. "There's a Built-In Trouble Maker in Every Man" Elkin Rippy, Carmol Taylor, Norro Wilson May 3, 1972 2:23
6. "Love Takes a Long Time Dyin'" Rick Craig, Bobby Hicks April 26, 1972 2:31
Side one
No. Title Writer(s) Recording date Length
1. "Delta Dawn" Larry Collins, Alex Harvey August 9, 1972 2:05
2. "The Best Years of My Life" Ray Griff May 3, 1972 2:53
3. "Where Do Babies Go?" Lorene Allen, Kenny Starr August 9, 1972 2:28
4. "A Woman a Day" Venda Holliday January 18, 1972 2:05
5. "I Miss You More Today" Lorene Allen, Loretta Lynn January 20, 1972 2:22

Chart positions[edit]

AlbumBillboard (North America)

Year Chart Peak
1972 Country Albums 4[citation needed]

SinglesBillboard (North America)

Year Single Chart Peak
1972 "Here I Am Again" Country Singles 3[citation needed]