"If Teardrops Were Pennies" Released: June 11, 1973
Love and Music is the tenth collaborative studio album by Porter Wagoner and Dolly Parton. It was released on July 2, 1973, by RCA Victor. It contains their top ten country single "If Teardrops Were Pennies". The album reached #8 on the U.S. country albums chart. The liner notes are written by Carl Butler and Pearl, writers of the song "If Teardrops Were Pennies", originally a hit in 1951 for Carl Smith.
Recording sessions for the album began at RCA Studio B in Nashville, Tennessee, on February 12 and 13, 1973. These two sessions yielded 7 of the albums ten tracks. Two more of the album's tracks were recorded during an April 9 session. "In the Presence of You" was recorded during a November 29, 1972 session for 1973's We Found It.