I Just Wanted You to Know

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"I Just Wanted You To Know"
Single by Mark Chesnutt
from the album Almost Goodbye
B-side "April's Fool"[1]
Released November 30, 1993[2]
Format CD Single
Recorded 1993
Genre Country
Length 3:21
Label MCA
Writer(s) Tim Mensy, Gary Harrison
Producer(s) Mark Wright
Mark Chesnutt singles chronology
"Almost Goodbye"
"I Just Wanted You to Know"
"Woman, Sensuous Woman"

"I Just Wanted You to Know" is a song written by Tim Mensy and Gary Harrison and recorded by American country music singer Mark Chesnutt. It was released in December 1993 as the third single from his album Almost Goodbye. The song reached number-one on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks (now Hot Country Songs) chart and on the Canadian RPM Country Tracks chart.[1]

Chart performance[edit]

The song debuted at number 53 on the Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart dated December 18, 1993. It charted for 19 weeks on that chart, and reached Number One on the chart dated March 5, 1994. It remaining there for one week, becoming Chesnutt's fifth Number One single, and his third consecutive Number One single on the Country Music chart.


Chart (1993–1994) Peak
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[3] 1
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[4] 1

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1994) Position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[5] 53
US Country Songs (Billboard)[6] 18
Preceded by
"I Swear"
by John Michael Montgomery
Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks
number-one single

March 5, 1994
Succeeded by
"Tryin' to Get Over You"
by Vince Gill
RPM Country Tracks
number-one single

March 7, 1994
Succeeded by
"Rock My World (Little Country Girl)"
by Brooks & Dunn


  1. ^ a b Whitburn, Joel (2008). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2008. Record Research, Inc. pp. 92–93. ISBN 0-89820-177-2.  Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "whitburn" defined multiple times with different content (see the help page).
  2. ^ http://www.cmt.com/artists/az/chesnutt_mark/611360/album.jhtml
  3. ^ "Top RPM Country Tracks: Issue 2405." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. March 7, 1994. Retrieved August 4, 2013.
  4. ^ "Mark Chesnutt – Chart history" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Mark Chesnutt.
  5. ^ "RPM Top 100 Country Tracks of 1994". RPM. December 12, 1994. Retrieved August 4, 2013. 
  6. ^ "Best of 1994: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 1994. Retrieved August 4, 2013. 

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