Janie Baker's Love Slave

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"Janie Baker's Love Slave"
Single by Shenandoah
from the album Under the Kudzu
B-side"Right Where I Belong"
ReleasedMay 24, 1993
Format7" single, CD single
LabelRCA Nashville
Songwriter(s)Dennis Linde
Producer(s)Don Cook
Shenandoah singles chronology
"Leavin's Been a Long Time Comin'"
"Janie Baker's Love Slave"
"I Want to Be Loved Like That"

"Janie Baker's Love Slave" is a song written by Dennis Linde, and recorded by American country music band Shenandoah. It was released in May 1993 as the lead single from their album Under the Kudzu. The song reached a peak of number 15 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks.[1]


The song is an uptempo, in which the narrator states that he will do anything for a girl named Janie and cannot help himself.

Music video[edit]

The music video was directed by Roger Pistole and premiered in mid-1993.

Chart performance[edit]

"Janie Baker's Love Slave" debuted at number 70 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks for the week of June 5, 1993.

Chart (1993) Peak
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[2] 7
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[3] 15

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1993) Position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[4] 93


  1. ^ "Country Tracks". RPM. Retrieved 18 August 2010.
  2. ^ "Top RPM Country Tracks: Issue 2227." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. September 4, 1993. Retrieved August 5, 2013.
  3. ^ "Shenandoah Chart History (Hot Country Songs)". Billboard.
  4. ^ "RPM Top 100 Country Tracks of 1993". RPM. December 18, 1993. Retrieved August 5, 2013.