She Needs Someone to Hold Her (When She Cries)

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"She Needs Someone to Hold Her (When She Cries)"
Single by Conway Twitty
from the album She Needs Someone to Hold Her
B-side "This Road That I Walk"
Released November 1972
Recorded September 27, 1972
Bradley's Barn, Mt. Juliet, Tennessee
Genre Country
Length 2:47
Label Decca
Songwriter(s) Raymond Smith
Producer(s) Owen Bradley
Conway Twitty singles chronology
"I Can't Stop Loving You"
(1972)
"She Needs Someone to Hold Her (When She Cries)"
(1972)
"Baby's Gone"
(1973)
"I Can't Stop Loving You"
(1972)
"She Needs Someone to Hold Her (When She Cries)"
(1972)
"Baby's Gone"
(1973)

"She Needs Someone to Hold Her (When She Cries)" is a song written by Raymond Smith, and recorded by American country music artist Conway Twitty. It was released in November 1972 as the first single from the album She Needs Someone to Hold Her. The song was Twitty's ninth number one in the U.S. country chart as a solo artist. It stayed at number one for two weeks and spent 14 weeks in the chart.[1]

Personnel[edit]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1972–1973) Peak
position
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[3] 1
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 8

References[edit]

  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 361. 
  2. ^ The Conway Twitty Collection (Media notes). Conway Twitty. Universal City, California: MCA Records. MCAD4-11095. 
  3. ^ "Conway Twitty Chart History (Hot Country Songs)". Billboard.
Preceded by
"(Old Dogs, Children And) Watermelon Wine"
by Tom T. Hall
Billboard Hot Country Singles
number-one single

February 3-February 10, 1973
Succeeded by
"I Wonder If They Ever Think of Me"
by Merle Haggard