The Wurlitzer Prize (I Don't Want to Get Over You)

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"The Wurlitzer Prize (I Don't Want to Get Over You)"
Single by Waylon Jennings
from the album Waylon & Willie
B-side "Lookin' for a Feeling"
Released September 1977
Genre Country
Length 2:08
Label RCA
Songwriter(s) Bobby Emmons
Chips Moman
Producer(s) Waylon Jennings
Willie Nelson
Waylon Jennings singles chronology
"Luckenbach, Texas (Back to the Basics of Love)"
(1977)
"The Wurlitzer Prize (I Don't Want to Get Over You)"
(1977)
"Mammas Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys"
(1978)
"Luckenbach, Texas (Back to the Basics of Love)"
(1977)
"The Wurlitzer Prize (I Don't Want to Get Over You)"
(1977)
"Mammas Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys"
(1978)

"The Wurlitzer Prize (I Don't Want to Get Over You)" is a song written by Chips Moman and Bobby Emmons, and recorded by American country music artist Waylon Jennings. It was released in September 1977 as the first single from the album Waylon & Willie. "The Wurlitzer Prize (I Don't Want to Get Over You)" was Waylon Jennings' sixth number one on the country charts. The single spent two weeks at the top and a total of eleven weeks on the chart.[1] It was later covered by Kacey Musgraves for a tribute show to Jennings, the live album of which was released in 2017.

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1977) Peak
position
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[2] 1
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 175. 
  2. ^ "Waylon Jennings – Chart history" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Waylon Jennings.
Preceded by
"More to Me"
by Charley Pride
Billboard Hot Country Singles
number-one single

November 19-November 26, 1977
Succeeded by
"Here You Come Again"
by Dolly Parton
RPM Country Tracks
number-one single

December 3, 1977