I Don't Know Why You Don't Want Me

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"I Don't Know Why You Don't Want Me"
Single by Rosanne Cash
from the album Rhythm & Romance
B-side "What You Gonna Do About It"
Released February 1985
Genre Country
Length 3:17
Label Columbia
Songwriter(s) Rosanne Cash
Rodney Crowell
Producer(s) David Malloy
Rodney Crowell
David Thoener
Rosanne Cash singles chronology
"It Hasn't Happened Yet"
(1983)
"I Don't Know Why You Don't Want Me"
(1985)
"Never Be You"
(1985)

"I Don't Know Why You Don't Want Me" is a song co-written and recorded by American country music artist Rosanne Cash. It was released in February 1985 as the first single from the album Rhythm & Romance. "I Don't Know Why You Don't Want Me" was Rosanne Cash's fourth number one on the country charts. The single stayed at number one for a single week and spent a total of 15 weeks on the chart.[1] Cash wrote the song with then-husband Rodney Crowell.

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1985) Peak
position
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[2] 1
U.S. Billboard Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks 16 [3]
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. 77. 
  2. ^ "Rosanne Cash – Chart history" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Rosanne Cash.
  3. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2002). Top Adult Contemporary: 1961-2001. Record Research. p. 50. 

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Preceded by
"Love Is Alive"
by The Judds
Billboard Hot Country Singles
number-one single

September 7, 1985
Succeeded by
"Modern Day Romance"
by Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
RPM Country Tracks
number-one single

September 14-September 21, 1985
Succeeded by
"Used to Blue"
by Sawyer Brown
Preceded by
"Used to Blue"
by Sawyer Brown
RPM Country Tracks
number-one single

October 5, 1985
Succeeded by
"Lost in the Fifties Tonight (In the Still of the Night)"
by Ronnie Milsap
Preceded by
"The Lady Takes the Cowboy Everytime"
by Larry Gatlin & the Gatlin Brothers
RPM Country Tracks
number-one single of the year

1985
Succeeded by
"Rockin' with the Rhythm of the Rain"
by The Judds