Love the World Away

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"Love the World Away"
Single by Kenny Rogers
from the album Urban Cowboy (soundtrack)
B-side "Sayin' Goodbye/Requiem: Goin' Home to Rock"
Released June 23, 1980
Genre Country
Length 3:11
Label Liberty
Songwriter(s) Bob Morrison
Johnny Wilson
Kenny Rogers singles chronology
"Don't Fall in Love with a Dreamer"
(1980)
"Love the World Away"
(1980)
"Lady"
(1980)
"Don't Fall in Love with a Dreamer"
(1980)
"Love the World Away"
(1980)
"Lady"
(1980)

"Love the World Away" is a song written by Bob Morrison and Johnny Wilson, and recorded by American country music artist Kenny Rogers. It was released in June 1980 as the second single from the Urban Cowboy soundtrack. The song reached number 14 on the Billboard Hot 100, number 4 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart[1] and number 8 on the Adult Contemporary chart.

In Canada, "Love the World Away" peaked at number 25 on the pop singles chart, and hit 1 on the RPM Country Tracks chart.[2]

Charts[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (1980) Peak
position
Canadian RPM Top Singles 25
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 1
US Billboard Hot 100[3] 14
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[4] 4
US Adult Contemporary (Billboard)[5] 8

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Preceded by
"Wayfaring Stranger"
by Emmylou Harris
RPM Country Tracks
number-one single

August 30-September 6, 1981
Succeeded by
"Tennessee River"
by Alabama