I'd Rather Love You

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"I'd Rather Love You"
Single by Charley Pride
from the album I'm Just Me
B-side "(In My World) You Don't Belong"
Released January 1971
Genre Country
Length 2:46
Label RCA
Songwriter(s) Johnny Duncan
Producer(s) Jack Clement
Charley Pride singles chronology
"I Can't Believe That You've Stopped Loving Me"
(1970)
"I'd Rather Love You"
(1971)
"Let Me Live"
(1971)

"I Can't Believe That You've Stopped Loving Me"
(1970)
"I'd Rather Love You"
(1971)
"Let Me Live"
(1971)

"I'd Rather Love You" is a song written by Johnny Duncan, and recorded by American country music artist Charley Pride. It was released in January 1971 as the first single from the album I'm Just Me. The song was Pride's sixth song to top the U.S. country singles chart. The single stayed at number one for three weeks, spending a total of 13 weeks on the chart.[1]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1971) Peak
position
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[2] 1
US Billboard Hot 100[3] 79
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 276. 
  2. ^ "Charley Pride Chart History (Hot Country Songs)". Billboard.
  3. ^ "Charley Pride Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard.

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