Last Thing I Needed First Thing This Morning

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"Last Thing I Needed First Thing This Morning"
Single by Willie Nelson
from the album Always on My Mind
B-side "Old Fords and a Natural Stone"
Released October 1982
Genre Country
Length 4:22
Label Columbia
Writer(s) Gary P. Nunn
Donna Farar
Producer(s) Chips Moman
Willie Nelson singles chronology
"Let It Be Me"
"Last Thing I Needed First Thing This Morning"
"Little Old Fashioned Karma"

"Last Thing I Needed First Thing This Morning" is a song written by Gary P. Nunn and Donna Farar, and recorded by American country music artist Willie Nelson. It was released in October 1982 as the third single from his album Always on My Mind. The song reached number 2 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart[1] and number 1 on the RPM Country Tracks chart in Canada.[2]

American singer-songwriter Chris Stapleton featured a cover of the song on his studio album From A Room: Volume 1 (2017).[3]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1982–1983) Peak
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[4] 2
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 1
Preceded by
"If Hollywood Don't Need You (Honey I Still Do)"
by Don Williams
RPM Country Tracks
number-one single

March 19, 1983
Succeeded by
"The Rose"
by Conway Twitty


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