Never Had It So Good

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This article is about the country song. For the socioeconomic history book, see Dominic Sandbrook.
"Never Had It So Good"
Single by Mary Chapin Carpenter
from the album State of the Heart
B-side "Other Streets and Other Towns"
Released September 2, 1989
Genre Country
Length 4:05
Label Columbia
Writer(s) Mary Chapin Carpenter, John Jennings
Producer(s) Mary Chapin Carpenter, John Jennings
Mary Chapin Carpenter singles chronology
"How Do"
"Never Had It So Good"
"Quittin' Time"

"Never Had It So Good" is a song co-written and recorded by American country music artist Mary Chapin Carpenter. It was released in September 1989 as the second single from the album State of the Heart. The song reached #8 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart.[1] It was written by Carpenter and John Jennings.

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1989) Peak
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[2] 6
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[3] 8

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1989) Position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[4] 70


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 69. 
  2. ^ "Top RPM Country Tracks: Issue 6643." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. December 23, 1989. Retrieved August 28, 2013.
  3. ^ "Mary Chapin Carpenter – Chart history" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Mary Chapin Carpenter.
  4. ^ "RPM Top 100 Country Tracks of 1989". RPM. December 23, 1989. Retrieved August 28, 2013. 

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