I'll Be True to You

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"I'll Be True to You"
Single by The Oak Ridge Boys
from the album Y'all Come Back Saloon
B-side "An Old Time Family Bluegrass Band"
Released April 15, 1978
Genre Country
Length 3:40
Label Dot
Writer(s) Alan Rhody
Producer(s) Ron Chancey
The Oak Ridge Boys singles chronology
"You're the One"
"I'll Be True to You"
"Cryin' Again"

"I'll Be True to You" is a song written by Alan Rhody, and recorded by American country music group The Oak Ridge Boys. It was released in April 1978 as the third single from the album Y'all Come Back Saloon. "I'll Be True to You" was The Oak Ridge Boys' third single to hit the country chart and the first of seventeen number one country hits. The single stayed at number one for one week and spent a total of eleven weeks on the country chart.[1]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1978) Peak
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[2] 1
US Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles (Billboard)[3] 2
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 8


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 251. 
  2. ^ "The Oak Ridge Boys – Chart history" Billboard Hot Country Songs for The Oak Ridge Boys.
  3. ^ "The Oak Ridge Boys – Chart history" Billboard Bubbling Under Hot 100 for The Oak Ridge Boys.
Preceded by
"Two More Bottles of Wine"
by Emmylou Harris
Billboard Hot Country Singles
number-one single

June 24, 1978
Succeeded by
"It Only Hurts for a Little While"
by Margo Smith