I Wish You Could Have Turned My Head (And Left My Heart Alone)

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"I Wish You Could Have Turned My Head (And Left My Heart Alone)"
Single by The Oak Ridge Boys
from the album Bobbie Sue
B-side "Back in Your Arms Again"
Released July 31, 1982
Genre Country
Length 3:24
Label MCA
Writer(s) Sonny Throckmorton
Producer(s) Ron Chancey
The Oak Ridge Boys singles chronology
"So Fine"
(1982)
"I Wish You Could Have Turned My Head (And Left My Heart Alone)"
(1982)
"Thank God for Kids"
(1983)

"I Wish You Could Have Turned My Head (And Left My Heart Alone)" is a song written by Sonny Throckmorton. He was also the first artist to release it, doing so on Last Cheater's Waltz in 1978. His version went to number 54 on the country music charts that year.

Conway Twitty recorded the song for his 1979 Cross Winds album, although it was not released as a single.

The Oak Ridge Boys released the song in July 1982 as the second single from their album Bobbie Sue. This version went to number two on the same chart.[1]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1982) Peak
position
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[2] 2
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 4

References[edit]

  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 251. 
  2. ^ "The Oak Ridge Boys – Chart history" Billboard Hot Country Songs for The Oak Ridge Boys.