I Try to Think About Elvis

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"I Try to Think About Elvis"
I Try to Think About Elvis.jpg
Cassette Single Cover
Single by Patty Loveless
from the album When Fallen Angels Fly
B-side "Ships"
Released July 30, 1994 (1994-07-30)
Format 7" vinyl, cassette
Recorded January 27, 1994 (1994-01-27)[1]
Genre Country
Length 2:51 (album version)
2:44 (radio edit)
Label Epic
Songwriter(s) Gary Burr
Producer(s) Emory Gordy, Jr.
Patty Loveless singles chronology
"How Can I Help You Say Goodbye"
"I Try to Think About Elvis"
"Here I Am"
"How Can I Help You Say Goodbye"
"I Try to Think About Elvis"
"Here I Am"

"I Try to Think About Elvis" is a song written by Gary Burr, and recorded by American country music artist Patty Loveless. It was released in July 1994 as the first single from her album When Fallen Angels Fly.


The song charted for 20 weeks on the Billboard Hot Country Singles and Tracks chart, reaching #3 during the week of October 22, 1994.[2]

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (1994) Peak
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[3] 12
US Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles (Billboard)[4] 15
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[5] 3

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1994) Position
US Country Songs (Billboard)[6] 29


  1. ^ "On This Date in Country Music" (PDF). Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved January 28, 2014. 
  2. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 207. 
  3. ^ "Top RPM Country Tracks: Issue 2639." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. October 31, 1994. Retrieved August 4, 2013.
  4. ^ "Patty Loveless Chart History (Bubbling Under Hot 100)" Billboard.
  5. ^ "Patty Loveless Chart History (Hot Country Songs)" Billboard.
  6. ^ "Best of 1994: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 1994. Retrieved August 4, 2013. 

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