|Single by Johnny Lee|
|from the album Hey Bartender|
|Johnny Lee singles chronology|
"Hey Bartender" is a song written by Dossie Terry, copyright filing EU389235 dated 10MAR55 and renewed RE180048 11MAR83. It was first recorded by Floyd Dixon in 1955 on Cat Records 114; the label credits Terry as composer. A cover by Laurel Aitken in 1961 made the song a huge success, though the Blue Beat 45 label credited L. Aitken as composer. It was subsequently covered and recorded live by The Blues Brothers in 1978 although the composer credit on the Atlantic Records release indicated Floyd Dickson. It was also recorded by American country music artist Johnny Lee though his release also credited Floyd Dickson as composer. It was released in June 1983 as the first single and title track from his album Hey Bartender. The song reached number 2 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart and number 1 on the RPM Country Tracks chart in Canada.
|US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)||2|
|Canadian RPM Country Tracks||1|
- Johnny Lee Billboard Singles
- RPM Country Tracks
- "Johnny Lee Chart History (Hot Country Songs)". Billboard.
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