Louisiana Woman, Mississippi Man

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Louisiana Woman, Mississippi Man
Loretta Lynn-Mississippi Man.jpg
Studio album by Conway Twitty & Loretta Lynn
Released August 6, 1973
Recorded Mar. 6—Apr. 5, 1973
Studio Bradley's Barn, Mount Juliet, TN
Genre Country
Length 28:57
Label MCA
Producer Owen Bradley
Conway Twitty & Loretta Lynn chronology
Lead Me On
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Country Partners
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You've Never Been This Far Before
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Honky Tonk Angel
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Entertainer of the Year
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Love Is the Foundation
Singles from Louisiana Woman, Mississippi Man
  1. "Louisiana Woman, Mississippi Man"
    Released: June 1973
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

Louisiana Woman, Mississippi Man is the third studio album by American country music duo Conway Twitty & Loretta Lynn. It was released on August 6, 1973, by MCA Records.[2][unreliable source]

The album includes cover versions of other artists hits, including the Everly Brothers' "Bye Bye Love", and another well-known song, "Release Me".

Commercial performance[edit]

The album peaked on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart at No. 1, becoming the duo's first album to top that chart. The album also charted on the Billboard 200, peaking at No. 153. The lead single, "Louisiana Woman, Mississippi Man", was the duo's third single, and peaked at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart.


Recording sessions for the album took place at Bradley's Barn in Mount Juliet, TN, beginning on March 6 and March 7, 1973. Three additional sessions followed on April 3, April 4, and April 5, 1973.[3][unreliable source]

Track listing[edit]

Side one
No. Title Writer(s) Recording date Length
1. "Louisiana Woman, Mississippi Man" Becki Bluefield, Jim Owen March 6, 1973 2:29
2. "For Heaven's Sake" Lorene Allen, Frankie Fuller, Maggie Vaughn March 7, 1973 2:38
3. "Release Me" Eddie Miller, Williams, Robert Yount April 4, 1973 2:56
4. "You Lay So Easy on My Mind" Charles Fields, Bobby G. Rice, Donald Riis April 4, 1973 2:47
5. "Our Conscience, You and Me" L.E. White April 5, 1973 2:23
6. "As Good as a Lonely Girl Can Be" Bobby Harden March 7, 1973 2:53
Side two
No. Title Writer(s) Recording date Length
1. "Bye Bye Love" Felice Bryant, Boudleaux Bryant April 3, 1973 2:54
2. "Living Together Alone" Sandy Burnett, Joe McClure March 7, 1973 2:14
3. "What Are We Gonna Do About Us?" Conway Twitty April 4, 1973 2:47
4. "If You Touch Me" Joe Stampley, Carmol Taylor, Norro Wilson April 3, 1973 2:08
5. "Before Your Time" Tommy Markham, Conway Twitty April 3, 1973 2:48

Chart positions[edit]

AlbumBillboard (North America)

Year Chart Peak
1973 Country Albums 1[citation needed]
Pop Albums 153[citation needed]

SinglesBillboard (North America)

Year Single Chart Peak
1973 "Louisiana Woman, Mississippi Man" Country Singles 1[citation needed]