Suffer Time

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Suffer Time
Dottie West-Suffer Time.jpg
Studio album by Dottie West
Released July 1966
Recorded February 8–10, 1966 at RCA Victor Studios, Nashville, TN
Genre Country, Nashville sound
Label RCA Victor
Producer Chet Atkins
Dottie West chronology
Dottie West Sings
(1965)Dottie West Sings1965
Suffer Time
With All My Heart and Soul
(1967)With All My Heart and Soul1967
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]

Suffer Time is an album by country music singer, Dottie West, released in 1966.

This album was Dottie West's most successful album in her whole 20-year career of releasing albums. The album peaked all the way at #3 on Billboard's "Top Country Albums" list in 1966. The album featured West's biggest hit so far during her career, the #5 hit "Would You Hold It Against Me", as well as the #17 hit "What's Come Over My Baby". It also included the #22 hit "Before the Ring on Your Finger Turns Green", as well as the #24 hit "Mommy Can I Still Call Him Daddy". Both "Would You Hold It Against Me" and "Before the Ring on Your Finger Turns Green" was nominated for a Grammy award for Best Female Country Vocal Performance. Some of the songs on this album were written by West herself, including her big hit, "Would You Hold It Against Me". Suffer Time is one of West's best-known albums.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Mommy, Can I Still Call Him Daddy" (Dottie West, Bill West)
  2. "Another Heart For You to Break" (Carl Belew, Clyde Pitts, Jeannie Seely)
  3. "Baby" (Ray Griff)
  4. "Before the Ring on Your Finger Turns Green" (Boudleaux Bryant, Felice Bryant)
  5. "Wear Away" (West, West)
  6. "Fair Weather Love" (West, West)
  7. "Suffer Time" (West, West)
  8. "Let Me Talk to You" (Danny Dill, Don Davis)
  9. "Would You Hold It Against Me" (West, West)
  10. "Just Out of Reach" (Virgil F. Stewart)
  11. "What's Come Over My Baby" (West, West)
  12. "Is This Me" (West, West)


AlbumBillboard (North America)

Year Chart Position
1966 Top Country Albums 3
The Billboard 200 N/A

SinglesBillboard (North America)

Year Single Chart Position
1966 "Before the Ring on Your Finger Turns Green" Hot Country Singles & Tracks 22
"Mommy, Can I Still Call Him Daddy" Hot Country Singles & Tracks 24
"Would You Hold It Against Me" Hot Country Singles & Tracks 5
1967 "What's Come Over My Baby" Hot Country Singles & Tracks 17


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