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If You Love Me (Let Me Know)

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"If You Love Me (Let Me Know)"
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Single by Olivia Newton-John
from the album If You Love Me, Let Me Know
B-side "Rosewater" (Australia)
"Brotherly Love" (US, Canada and rest of world)
Released April 1974
Genre Country, pop
Length 3:12
Label MCA
Songwriter(s) John Rostill
Producer(s) John Farrar
Olivia Newton-John singles chronology
"Long Live Love"
(1974)
"If You Love Me (Let Me Know)"
(1974)
"I Honestly Love You"
(1974)
"Long Live Love"
(1974)
"If You Love Me (Let Me Know)"
(1974)
"I Honestly Love You"
(1974)

"If You Love Me (Let Me Know)" is a song written by John Rostill that was a 1974 hit single for Olivia Newton-John. It was her second release to hit the top 10 in the United States, reaching number 5 on the pop chart and number 2 on the Easy Listening chart.[1] It also reached number 2 on the Billboard country chart.[2] As with her single "Let Me Be There", Mike Sammes sings a bass harmony.[3]

Brian Collins covered the song for Dot Records in 1977. His version went to number 83 on the country chart.[4]

Chart performance

Weekly charts

Chart (1974) Peak
position
Australian Kent Music Report 2
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 1
Canadian RPM Adult Contemporary Tracks 1
Canadian RPM Top Singles 1
German Media Control Charts 37
Recording Industry Association of New Zealand 10
US Billboard Hot Country Singles 2
US Billboard Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks 2
US Billboard Hot 100 5

Year-end charts

Chart (1974) Rank
Australia[5] 40
Canada Top Singles[6] 60
US Billboard Hot 100[7] 32

References

  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2002). Top Adult Contemporary: 1961-2001. Record Research. p. 181. 
  2. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2008). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2008. Record Research, Inc. p. 299. ISBN 0-89820-177-2. 
  3. ^ Morse, Ann; Keely, John (March 1, 1976). Olivia Newton-John. Creative Education. 
  4. ^ Whitburn 2008, pp. 99-100
  5. ^ "Australian Chart Book". Austchartbook.com.au. Archived from the original on 2016-03-05. Retrieved 2016-10-09. 
  6. ^ "Image : RPM Weekly - Library and Archives Canada". Bac-lac.gc.ca. Retrieved 2016-10-09. 
  7. ^ "Top 100 Hits of 1974/Top 100 Songs of 1974". Musicoutfitters.com. Retrieved 2016-10-09. 

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Preceded by
"The Streak"
by Ray Stevens
RPM Country Tracks
number-one single

June 15–22, 1974
Succeeded by
"When the Morning Comes"
by Hoyt Axton