I Want to Be Loved Like That
|"I Want to Be Loved Like That"|
|Single by Shenandoah|
|from the album Under the Kudzu|
|B-side||"Just Say the Word"|
|Released||September 27, 1993|
|Format||7" single, CD single|
|Writer(s)||Phil Barnhart, Sam Hogin, Bill LaBounty|
|Shenandoah singles chronology|
"I Want to Be Loved Like That" is a song written by Phil Barnhart, Sam Hogin and Bill LaBounty, and recorded by American country music band Shenandoah. It was released in September 1993 as the second single from the album Under the Kudzu. The song spent twenty weeks on the Hot Country Songs charts, reaching a peak of number 3. It also went to number 2 on Gavin Report and number 1 on Radio & Records. The song also peaked at number 4 on the RPM Country Tracks charts dated for January 24, 1994.
The song is a ballad, in which the narrator gives examples of relationships like Natalie Wood and James Dean, and his mother and father, and then states that he wants to be loved with the same affection that they had for each other.
"I Want to Be Loved Like That" debuted on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks for the week of October 9, 1993.
|Canada Country Tracks (RPM)||4|
|US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)||3|
|Canada Country Tracks (RPM)||82|
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- Stambler, Irwin; Grelun Landon (2000). Country Music: The Encyclopedia. Macmillan. pp. 435–436. ISBN 0-312-26487-9.
- "Country Tracks". RPM. Retrieved 18 August 2010.
- "Top RPM Country Tracks: Issue 2366." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. January 24, 1994. Retrieved August 4, 2013.
- "Shenandoah – Chart history" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Shenandoah.
- "RPM Top 100 Country Tracks of 1994". RPM. December 12, 1994. Retrieved August 4, 2013.
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