I've Been Around Enough to Know

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"I've Been Around Enough to Know"
Single by John Schneider
from the album Too Good to Stop Now
B-side "Trouble"
Released July 1984
Format 7"
Recorded 1984
Genre Country
Length 2:37
Label MCA
Writer(s) Dickey Lee and Bob McDill
Producer(s) Jimmy Bowen
John Schneider singles chronology
"If You Believe"
(1984)
"I've Been Around Enough to Know"
(1984)
"Country Girls"
(1985)

"I've Been Around Enough to Know" is a song written by Bob McDill and Dickey Lee. In 1967, Conway Twitty released "Conway" which included "I've Been Around Enough to Know". It was also recorded in 1975 by Jo-El Sonnier for Mercury Records. Sonnier's version, his debut single, peaked at number 78 on the Hot Country Songs charts.[1] Sonnier's version was produced by Glenn Keener.[2] It was later recorded by American country music artist and actor John Schneider. It was released in July 1984 as the first single from the album Too Good to Stop Now. "I've Been Around Enough to Know" was John Schneider's fourth country hit and the first of four number ones on the country chart.[3]

Chart performance[edit]

Jo-El Sonnier[edit]

Chart (1975) Peak
position
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[4] 78

John Schneider[edit]

Chart (1984) Peak
position
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[5] 1
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2008). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2008. Record Research, Inc. p. 393. ISBN 0-89820-177-2. 
  2. ^ "I've Been Around Enough to Know". 45cat.com. Retrieved 15 January 2014. 
  3. ^ Whitburn, pp. 370-371
  4. ^ "Jo-El Sonnier – Chart history" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Jo-El Sonnier.
  5. ^ "John Schneider – Chart history" Billboard Hot Country Songs for John Schneider.

External links[edit]

Preceded by
"City of New Orleans"
by Willie Nelson
Billboard Hot Country Singles
number-one single

November 10, 1984
Succeeded by
"Give Me One More Chance"
by Exile
RPM Country Tracks
number-one single

November 17, 1984
Succeeded by
"Nobody Loves Me Like You Do"
by Anne Murray with Dave Loggins