Kiss an Angel Good Mornin'
|"Kiss an Angel Good Mornin'"|
|Single by Charley Pride|
|from the album Charley Pride Sings Heart Songs|
|B-side||"No One Could Ever Take from You"|
|Released||October 23, 1971|
|Charley Pride singles chronology|
"Kiss an Angel Good Mornin'" is a song written by Ben Peters, and recorded by American country music artist Charley Pride. It was released in October 1971 as the first single from the album Charley Pride Sings Heart Songs. The song has since become one of his signature tunes and was his eighth song to reach number one on the country charts. "Kiss an Angel Good Mornin" was also Charley Pride's first single to reach the pop charts, peaking at number twenty-one on the Billboard Hot 100, and also went into the Top Ten of the Adult Contemporary charts. It also reached #19 on the U.S. Cash Box Top 100. The song spent four months on the pop chart, longer than any of his other hits. Billboard ranked it as the No. 74 song for 1972.
A man and a woman are in love everyone wonders why he is so happy. He says that he gets to "kiss an angel good mornin'", referring to his lover, and to "love her like a devil," referring to himself.
|Canadian RPM Country Tracks||1|
|Canadian RPM Top Singles||31|
|Canadian RPM Adult Contemporary Tracks||2|
|US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)||1|
|US Billboard Hot 100||21|
|US Adult Contemporary (Billboard)||7|
|U.S. Cash Box Top 100||19|
- Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 276.
- Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits: Eighth Edition. Record Research. p. 506.
- Billboard Year-End Hot 100 singles of 1972
- Randall, Alice; Carter Little; Courtney Little (2006). My Country Roots: The Ultimate MP3 Guide to America's Original Outsider Music. Thomas Nelson, Inc. p. 92. ISBN 1-59555-860-8.
- "Charley Pride – Chart history" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Charley Pride.
- "Charley Pride – Chart history" Billboard Hot 100 for Charley Pride.
- "Charley Pride – Chart history" Billboard Adult Contemporary for Charley Pride.
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