My Old Yellow Car

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"My Old Yellow Car"
Single by Dan Seals
from the album San Antone
B-side "Oh These Nights"[1]
Released February 1985
Genre Country
Length 3:36
Label EMI America
Songwriter(s) Thom Schuyler
Producer(s) Kyle Lehning
Dan Seals singles chronology
"My Baby's Got Good Timing"
(1984)
"My Old Yellow Car"
(1985)
"Meet Me in Montana"
(1985)
"My Baby's Got Good Timing"
(1984)
"My Old Yellow Car"
(1985)
"Meet Me in Montana"
(1985)

"My Old Yellow Car" is a song written by Thom Schuyler, and recorded by American country music artist Dan Seals. It was released in February 1985 as the third and final single from his album San Antone. It peaked at #9 in early-1985.

It was also recorded by Lacy J. Dalton on her album Lacy J. Dalton, but her version was never released as a single.

Content[edit]

The narrator of the song nostalgically describes his/her first car, which was old and battered, but was the source of many fond memories. Although the narrator is now wealthy and riding in a chauffeur-driven luxury car, the narrator wishes he/she were still driving that old yellow car.

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (1985) Peak
position
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[2] 9
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 9

References[edit]

  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2008). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2008. Record Research, Inc. p. 372. ISBN 0-89820-177-2. 
  2. ^ "Dan Seals Chart History (Hot Country Songs)" Billboard.

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