Reconsider Me

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"Reconsider Me"
Single by Narvel Felts
from the album Narvel Felts
B-side "Foggy Misty Morning"
Released 1975
Genre Country
Length 3:32
Label Dot
Narvel Felts singles chronology
"Reconsider Me"
"Funny How Time Slips Away"

"Reconsider Me" is a country/soul ballad written by Margaret Lewis and Mira Smith. Johnny Adams's 1969 version was his biggest hit, peaking at number 8 on the American R&B charts and number 28 on the pop charts. In the same year Ray Pillow's country version hit number 38 on the country charts.

The highest charting version is by American country music artist Narvel Felts. Released in 1975, it was the first single from his album Narvel Felts. The song peaked at number 2 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart.[1] It also reached number 1 on the RPM Country Tracks chart in Canada.[2]

Reconsider Me was the title track of a 1971 album by John Wesley Ryles, and as a single it hit #39 on the country charts.

In 2009 Louisiana bluesman Bryan Lee covered the song on his album My Lady Don't Love My Lady.

In 2013 Dayna Kurtz covered the song on her album Secret Canon Vol. 2.

Chart performance[edit]

Johnny Adams[edit]

Chart (1969) Peak
U.S. Billboard Hot R&B Singles 8
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 28

Ray Pillow[edit]

Chart (1969) Peak
U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles 38

John Wesley Ryles I[edit]

Chart (1971) Peak
U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles 39

Narvel Felts[edit]

Chart (1975) Peak
U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles 2
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 67
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 1


  1. ^ "Narvel Felts singles". Allmusic. Retrieved 16 March 2011. 
  2. ^ "RPM Country Singles for July 12, 1975". RPM. Retrieved 16 March 2011. 
Preceded by
"Lizzie and the Rainman"
by Tanya Tucker
RPM Country Tracks
number-one single

July 12, 1975
Succeeded by
"When Will I Be Loved"
by Linda Ronstadt