Makin' Up for Lost Time (The Dallas Lovers' Song)

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"Makin' Up for Lost Time (The Dallas Lovers' Song)"
Single by Crystal Gayle and Gary Morris
from the album What If We Fall in Love?
B-side "A Few Good Men" by The Forester Sisters
Released October 1985
Format 7" single
Genre Country
Length 3:28
Label Warner Bros.
Writer(s) Gary Morris
Dave Loggins
Producer(s) Jim Ed Norman
Crystal Gayle singles chronology
"A Long and Lasting Love"
(1985)
"Makin' Up for Lost Time (The Dallas Lovers' Song)"
(1985)
"Cry"
(1986)
Gary Morris singles chronology
"I'll Never Stop Loving You"
(1985)
"Makin' Up for Lost Time (The Dallas Lovers Song)"
(1985)
"Wildflower"
(1986)

"Makin' Up for Lost Time (The Dallas Lovers' Song)" is a song recorded as a duet by American country music artists Crystal Gayle and Gary Morris. "Makin' Up for Lost Time" was from the CBS TV series "Dallas". It was released in October 1985 as the first single from the album What If We Fall in Love?. The song was the most successful country hit for the duo of Crystal Gayle and Gary Morris. The single went to number one for one week and spent a total of fourteen weeks on the country chart.[1] Morris wrote the song with Dave Loggins.

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1985–1986) Peak
position
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[2] 1
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 240. 
  2. ^ "Crystal Gayle – Chart history" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Crystal Gayle.
Preceded by
"Hurt"
by Juice Newton
Billboard Hot Country Singles
number-one single

February 15, 1986
Succeeded by
"There's No Stopping Your Heart"
by Marie Osmond
Preceded by
"Home Again in My Heart"
by Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
RPM Country Tracks
number-one single

February 8, 1986
Succeeded by
"Hurt"
by Juice Newton