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"
ReleasedJune 1968
LabelColumbia 44527
Songwriter(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"
ReleasedJanuary 1979
Songwriter(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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