More and More (Webb Pierce song)

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"More and More" is a song written by country singer/songwriter Merle Kilgore. Webb Pierce's 1954 recording of "More and More" spent ten weeks at number one on the country charts and twenty-nine weeks on the chart overall.[1] The song also crossed over and peaked at number 22 on the pop charts, making it the most successful pop single of Pierce's career. The B-side of "More and More", "You're Not Mine Anymore," peaked at number eight on the C&W Best Seller charts.

The song was used during the opening credits of the 2006 film The Hills Have Eyes.

Cover Versions[edit]

  • Charley Pride covered the song in 1983, and reached #7 on Us Country and #3 on Canada Country.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 268. 
Preceded by
"I Don't Hurt Anymore" by Hank Snow
C&W Best Sellers in Stores
number one single by Webb Pierce

November 6, 1954 - January 1, 1955
(nine weeks)
Succeeded by
"Loose Talk" by Carl Smith