Paradise Tonight

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"Paradise Tonight"
Single by Charly McClain with Mickey Gilley
from the album Paradise
B-side "Four Seasons of Love"
Released June 1983
Genre Country
Length 3:02
Label Epic
Songwriter(s) Bill Kenner
Mark Wright
Producer(s) Chucko Productions
Charly McClain singles chronology
"Fly into Love"
"Paradise Tonight"
"Sentimental Ol' You"
Mickey Gilley singles chronology
"Fool for Your Love"
"Paradise Tonight"
"Your Love Shines Through"

"Paradise Tonight" is a song written by Bill Kenner and Mark Wright, and recorded by American country music artists Charly McClain and Mickey Gilley as a duet. It was released in June 1983 as the second single from the album Paradise. "Paradise Tonight" was the most successful of three releases by Charly McClain and Mickey Gilley as a duo. The single went to number one for one week and stayed a total of thirteen weeks on the top 40 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. 221. 
  2. ^ "Charly McClain – Chart history" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Charly McClain.

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Preceded by
"Don't You Know How Much I Love You"
by Ronnie Milsap
Billboard Hot Country Singles
number-one single

October 15, 1983
Succeeded by
"Lady Down on Love"
by Alabama
Preceded by
"You've Got a Lover"
by Ricky Skaggs
RPM Country Tracks
number-one single

October 29, 1983