I Want to Go with You

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"I Want to Go with You"
Single by Eddy Arnold
from the album I Want to Go with You
B-side "You'd Better Stop Tellin' Lies (About Me)"
Released January 1966
Format 7" (45 rpm)
Genre Country
Label RCA
Writer(s) Hank Cochran
Producer(s) Chet Atkins
Eddy Arnold singles chronology
"Make the World Go Away"
"I Want to Go with You"
"The Last Word in Lonesome Is Me"

"I Want to Go with You" is the title of a popular song from 1966 (see 1966 in music) by the American country music singer Eddy Arnold. The song was written by country music singer-songwriter Hank Cochran.

Released as a single in early 1966, "I Want to Go with You" peaked at #36 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.[1] It was more successful with country and adult contemporary audiences, reaching #1 on both the Billboard country chart for six weeks and the easy listening chart for three weeks.[2]


Chart (1966) Peak
US Billboard Hot Country Singles 1
US Billboard Hot 100 36
US Billboard Easy Listening 1
Canadian RPM Top Singles 58
Preceded by
"Waitin' in Your Welfare Line" by Buck Owens[3]
Billboard Hot Country Singles number-one single
April 9, 1966 – May 14, 1966[3]
Succeeded by
"Distant Drums" by Jim Reeves[3]
Preceded by
"The Ballad Of The Green Berets" by SSgt Barry Sadler
Billboard Easy Listening Singles number-one single (Eddy Arnold version)
April 9, 1966 (3 weeks)
Succeeded by
"Together Again" by Ray Charles


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits, 8th Edition (Billboard Publications)
  2. ^ Hyatt, Wesley (1999). The Billboard Book of #1 Adult Contemporary Hits (Billboard Publications)
  3. ^ a b c Whitburn, Joel (2005). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2005. Record Research, Inc. p. 607. ISBN 0-89820-165-9.