Sweet Memories (song)

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"Sweet Memories"
Single by Andy Williams
from the album Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head
B-side "You Are Where Everything Is"
Released June 1968
Genre Vocal
Length 2:30
Label Columbia Records 44527
Writer(s) Mickey Newbury
Producer(s) Nick DeCaro
Andy Williams singles chronology
"Can't Take My Eyes Off You"
"Sweet Memories"
"Battle Hymn of the Republic"

"Sweet Memories" is a song by Mickey Newbury, brought to success by Andy Williams. The song reached #4 on the adult contemporary chart and #75 on the Billboard chart in 1968.[1]

Other versions include those by Willie Nelson, Brenda Lee & Ricky Van Shelton, Ray Charles & Mary Ann, The Everly Brothers, and Roy Orbison.

Willie Nelson version[edit]

"Sweet Memories"
Single by Willie Nelson
from the album Sweet Memories
A-side "Little Things"
Released January 1979
Genre Country
Length 3:12
Label RCA
Writer(s) Mickey Newbury
Willie Nelson singles chronology
"Whiskey River"
"Sweet Memories"
"September Song"

Willie Nelson released a version of the song in January 1979 and was the second single from his album Sweet Memories. The song peaked at #4 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart.[2] It also reached #1 on the RPM Country Tracks chart in Canada.[3]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1979) Peak
U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles 4
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 1


  1. ^ Andy Williams, "Sweet Memories" chart positions Retrieved June 16, 2013
  2. ^ "Willie Nelson singles". Allmusic. Retrieved 15 March 2011. 
  3. ^ "RPM Country Singles for April 21, 1979". RPM. Retrieved 15 March 2011. 

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Preceded by
"It's a Cheating Situation"
by Moe Bandy with Janie Fricke
RPM Country Tracks
number-one single

April 21, 1979
Succeeded by
"(If Loving You Is Wrong) I Don't Want to Be Right"
by Barbara Mandrell