Modern Day Romance

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"Modern Day Romance"
Single by Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
from the album Partners, Brothers and Friends
B-side "Queen of the Road"
Released June 3, 1985
Format 7"
Genre Country
Length 3:32
Label Warner Bros.
Writer(s) Kix Brooks
Dan Tyler
Producer(s) Paul Worley
Marshall Morgan
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band singles chronology
"High Horse"
"Modern Day Romance"
"Home Again in My Heart"

"Modern Day Romance" is a song written by Kix Brooks and Dan Tyler and recorded by American country music group Nitty Gritty Dirt Band. It was released in June 1985 as the lead single from the album Partners, Brothers and Friends. "Modern Day Romance" was The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band's second number one on the country chart. The single went to number one for one week and spent a total of fifteen weeks on the country chart.[1]

Music video[edit]

The music video was directed by Gary Amelon and premiered in mid-1985.

Chart positions[edit]

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


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 249. 
  2. ^ "The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band – Chart history" Billboard Hot Country Songs for The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band.

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Preceded by
"I Don't Know Why You Don't Want Me"
by Rosanne Cash
Billboard Hot Country Singles
number-one single

September 14, 1985
Succeeded by
"I Fell in Love Again Last Night"
by The Forester Sisters