There Goes Another Love Song
|"There Goes Another Love Song"|
|Single by Outlaws|
|from the album Outlaws|
|Writer(s)||Hughie Thomasson, Monte Yoho|
|Producer(s)||Paul A. Rothchild|
|Outlaws singles chronology|
"There Goes Another Love Song" is a song by the American Southern rock band Outlaws. Written by Hughie Thomasson and Monte Yoho, it is the opening track and lead single from the band's 1975 debut album Outlaws. It became a Top 40 hit, peaking at number 34 on the Billboard Hot 100, and peaked at #30 in November 1975 in the Netherlands.
Background and composition
The song was written by Hughie Thomasson and Monte Yoho. Despite singing few of The Outlaws' songs, Thomasson's voice is the one commonly associated with the group because he sang two of the band's most popular songs, There Goes Another Love Song and Green Grass and High Tides.
Release and reception
The song was generally well received by music critics. Ronnie D. Lankford, Jr. of Allmusic called it one of The Outlaws' best songs, while the Associated Press called it a "rock anthem". However, not all reviews were positive. Marley Brant was confused as to why the song was released as a single in the first place, as he thought it was "slightly inconsequential".
"There Goes Another Love Song" was included on the various artists compilation The South's Greatest Hits.
- 7" Vinyl
- "There Goes Another Love Song" (Thomasson, Yoho) – 3:06
- "Keep Prayin'" (O'Keefe) – 2:46
- Hughie Thomasson - lead guitar, vocals
- Billy Jones - lead guitar, vocals
- Monte Yoho - drums
- Frank O'Keefe - bass guitar
- Henry Paul - electric and acoustic guitar, vocals
|U.S. Billboard Hot 100 Chart||34|
- The song's performance in the Dutch Top 40
- Lankford, Ronnie D. "Outlaws - Overview". Allmusic. Macrovision Corporation. Retrieved 2009-10-15.
- "Hughie Thomasson, 55; was Outlaws guitarist and founder". Associated Press. The Boston Globe. 2007-09-13. Retrieved 2009-10-17.
- Brant 2002, p. 210.
- "Various Artists' The South's Greatest Hits". Eugene Register-Guard. Google News Archive. 1977-07-07. Retrieved 2009-10-17.
- "The Outlaws - Charts & Awards - Billboard Singles". Allmusic. Macrovision Corporation. Retrieved 2009-10-15.
- Brant, Marley (2002). Freebirds: the Lynyrd Skynyrd Story. New York: Billboard Books.
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