Louisiana Woman, Mississippi Man

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This is an article about the album. For the single, see Louisiana Woman, Mississippi Man (song).

Louisiana Woman, Mississippi Man
Loretta Lynn-Mississippi Man.jpg
Studio album by Loretta Lynn & Conway Twitty
Released August 1973
Genre Country music
Label MCA
Producer Owen Bradley
Loretta Lynn chronology
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Conway Twitty chronology
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Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars [1]

Louisiana Woman, Mississippi Man is a 1973 vocal duet studio album by American country music singer-songwriters, Loretta Lynn and Conway Twitty.

This album became one of the duo's best-remembered albums, especially following the release of the lead single. The lead single, also the title track, was the duo's third single, and peaked at #1 on the Billboard Country Chart in 1973. The song was the only single released from this album. The album includes other cover versions, including the Everly Brothers' "Bye Bye Love", and another well-known cover version, "Release Me". Twitty wrote a track for their 1973 duo album, "What Are We Gonna Do About Us". In addition, Twitty also co-wrote a single for the album, "Before Your Time".

The album became very successful on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart, peaking at #1, becoming the duo's first album to peak at #1 on that chart. The album also charted on the Billboard 200, peaking at #153 in 1973.

The title track is also featured on the video game Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas on the K-Rose radio station.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Louisiana Woman, Mississippi Man" - (Becki Bluefield, Jim Owen)
  2. "For Heaven's Sake" - (Lorene Allen, Frankie Fuller, Maggie Vaughn)
  3. "Release Me" - (Eddie Miller, Williams, Robert Yount)
  4. "You Lay So Easy on My Mind" - (Charles Fields, Bobby G. Rice, Donald Riis)
  5. "Our Conscience, You and Me" - (L.E. White)
  6. "As Good as a Lonely Girl Can Be" - (Bobby Harden)
  7. "Bye Bye Love" - (Felice Bryant, Boudleaux Bryant)
  8. "Living Together Alone" - (Sandy Burnett, Joe McClure)
  9. "What Are We Gonna Do About Us" - (Twitty)
  10. "If You Touch Me" - (Joe Stampley, Carmol Taylor, Norro Wilson)
  11. "Before Your Time" - (Tommy Markham, Twitty)

Chart positions[edit]

AlbumBillboard (North America)

Year Chart Position
1973 Country Albums 1
1973 Pop Albums 153

Singles - Billboard (North America)

Year Single Chart Position
1973 "Louisiana Woman, Mississippi man" Country Singles 1