One of a Kind Pair of Fools

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"One of a Kind Pair of Fools"
Single by Barbara Mandrell
from the album Spun Gold
B-side "As Well as Can Be Expected"
Released July 1983
Genre Country
Length 2:48
Label MCA
Writer(s) R.C. Bannon
John Bettis
Producer(s) Tom Collins
Barbara Mandrell singles chronology
"In Times Like These"
"One of a Kind Pair of Fools"
"Happy Birthday Dear Heartache"

"One of a Kind Pair of Fools" is a song written by R.C. Bannon and John Bettis, and recorded by American country music artist Barbara Mandrell. It was released in July 1983 as the second and final single from the album Spun Gold. The song was the last of six number one country singles for Mandrell. The single went to number one for one week and spent a total of fourteen weeks on the country chart.[1]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1983) Peak
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[2] 1
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 1


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 213. 
  2. ^ "Barbara Mandrell – Chart history" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Barbara Mandrell.

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Preceded by
"Somebody's Gonna Love You"
by Lee Greenwood
Billboard Hot Country Singles
number-one single

November 19, 1983
Succeeded by
"Holding Her and Loving You"
by Earl Thomas Conley
Preceded by
"Islands in the Stream"
by Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton
RPM Country Tracks
number-one single

November 26, 1983
Succeeded by
"Tennessee Whiskey"
by George Jones