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
GenreVocal
Length2:30
LabelColumbia 44527
Songwriter(s)Mickey Newbury
Producer(s)Nick DeCaro
Andy Williams singles chronology
"Can't Take My Eyes Off You"
(1968)
"Sweet Memories"
(1968)
"Battle Hymn of the Republic"
(1968)

"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
GenreCountry
Length3:12
LabelRCA
Songwriter(s)Mickey Newbury
Willie Nelson singles chronology
"Whiskey River"
(1979)
"Sweet Memories"
(1979)
"September Song"
(1979)

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
position
U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles 4
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 1

References[edit]

  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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