I'm Gonna Hurt Her on the Radio

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  (Redirected from I'm Gonna Love Her on the Radio)
Jump to: navigation, search
"I'm Gonna Hurt Her on the Radio"
Single by David Allan Coe
from the album Unchained
B-side "He Has to Pay (For What I Get for Free)"[1]
Released November 2, 1985
Format 7" single
Genre Country
Length 2:38
Label Columbia
Writer(s) Mac McAnally, Tom Brasfield
Producer(s) Billy Sherrill[2]
David Allan Coe singles chronology
"My Elusive Dreams"
(1985)
"I'm Gonna Hurt Her on the Radio"
(1985)
"A Country Boy Who Rolled the Rock Away"
(1986)
"I'm Gonna Love Her on the Radio"
Single by Charley Pride
from the album I'm Gonna Love Her on the Radio
B-side "Shouldn't It Be Easier Than This"[3]
Released December 12, 1987
Format 7" single
Genre Country
Length 2:53
Label 16th Avenue
Writer(s) Mac McAnally, Tom Brasfield
Producer(s) Jerry Bradley, Charley Pride
Charley Pride singles chronology
"Shouldn't It Be Easier Than This"
(1987)
"I'm Gonna Love Her on the Radio"
(1988)
"Where Was I"
(1988)

"I'm Gonna Hurt Her on the Radio" is a song written by Mac McAnally and Tom Brasfield. It was originally recorded by David Allan Coe on his 1985 album Unchained. Coe's version went to number 52 on the Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart that year.[1]

It was later recorded by American country music artist Charley Pride, whose version changed the title to "I'm Gonna Love Her on the Radio".[4] Pride's version was released in December 1987 as the second single and title track from the album I'm Gonna Love Her on the Radio. The song reached number 13 on the same chart.[3]

The song was also recorded under its original title by The Bellamy Brothers on their 1986 album Howard & David,[5] Shenandoah on their 1989 self-titled debut,[6] and Keith Whitley on the 1994 posthumous release Keith Whitley: A Tribute Album.[7]

Chart performance[edit]

David Allan Coe[edit]

Chart (1985) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks 52

Charley Pride[edit]

Chart (1987-1988) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks 13
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 33

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Whitburn, Joel (2008). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2008. Record Research, Inc. p. 98. ISBN 0-89820-177-2. 
  2. ^ "Unchained". Discogs. Retrieved 7 November 2014. 
  3. ^ a b Whitburn, pp. 335
  4. ^ Whitburn, p. 540
  5. ^ "Howard & David". Allmusic. Retrieved 7 November 2014. 
  6. ^ "Shenandoah". Allmusic. Retrieved 7 November 2014. 
  7. ^ "Keith Whitley: Tribute[sic]". Allmusic. Retrieved 7 November 2014.