Next to You, Next to Me
|"Next to You, Next to Me"|
|Single by Shenandoah|
|from the album Extra Mile|
|B-side||"Daddy's Little Man"|
|Songwriter(s)||Robert Ellis Orrall
|Shenandoah singles chronology|
"Next to You, Next to Me" is a song written by Robert Ellis Orrall and Curtis Wright, and recorded by American country music group Shenandoah. It was released in June 1990 as the lead-off single from their album Extra Mile. It was a Number One hit in both the United States and Canada. It is also the band's longest-lasting number 1, at three weeks. As of 2006, no other single from Columbia had spent three weeks atop the country charts.
The song is an uptempo, in which the narrator exclaims that he would rather be sitting next to his lover than be anywhere else.
The music video was directed by Larry Boothby.
|Canada Country Tracks (RPM)||1|
|US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)||1|
|Canada Country Tracks (RPM)||23|
|US Country Songs (Billboard)||22|
"Good Times" by Dan Seals
|Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks number-one single
August 18-September 1, 1990
"Jukebox in My Mind" by Alabama
"I'm Gonna Be Somebody" by Travis Tritt
|RPM Country Tracks number-one single
September 1-8, 1990
"Nothing's News" by Clint Black
- Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 311.
- Bush, John. "Shenandoah biography". Allmusic. Retrieved 2008-07-28.
- Inc, Nielsen Business Media (2005-10-15). Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc.
- "Top RPM Country Tracks: Issue 1325." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. September 1, 1990. Retrieved August 23, 2013.
- "Shenandoah Chart History (Hot Country Songs)". Billboard.
- "RPM Top 100 Country Tracks of 1990". RPM. December 22, 1990. Retrieved August 23, 2013.
- "Best of 1990: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 1990. Retrieved August 23, 2013.