I Overlooked an Orchid
|"I Overlooked an Orchid"|
|Single by Mickey Gilley|
|from the album Room Full of Roses|
|Mickey Gilley singles chronology|
"I Overlooked an Orchid" is a song written by Carl Smith, Carl Story and Shirly Lyn, and recorded by American country music artist Mickey Gilley. It was released in June 1974 as the second single from the album Room Full of Roses. "I Overlooked an Orchid" was Mickey Gilley's second country hit and second number one on the country chart. The single would stay at number one for a single week and spend a total of fourteen weeks on the country chart.
The Gilley version had a small amount of crossover interest, peaking at #104 in the Cashbox "Looking Ahead" survey, August 1974.
|US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)||1|
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