My Big John

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"My Big John"
Single by Dottie West
Released October 1961
Format 45 RPM
Genre Country
Length 2:58
Label Starday
Songwriter(s) J. Dean, Ira Louvin, Charlie Louvin, J. Newman
Dottie West singles chronology
"I Should Start Running"
(1961)
"My Big John"
(1961)
"You Said I'd Never Love Again"
(1962)
"I Should Start Running"
(1961)
"My Big John"
(1961)
"You Said I'd Never Love Again"
(1962)

"My Big John" is a song recorded by American country music artist Dottie West. It was released in October 1961 as her third release on Starday Records. the song was written by Jean Dean, Ira Louvin, Charlie and J. Newman.

An answer song to Jimmy Dean's hit "Big Bad John", the song is told from the point of view of the "Cajun Queen" that drove John away – her search for him, then discovering about his death.