They Don't Make 'Em Like My Daddy

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They Don't Make 'Em Like My Daddy
Loretta Lynn - They Don't Make 'em Like My Daddy.jpg
Studio album by Loretta Lynn
Released September 9, 1974
Recorded Apr. 25, 1972—Jun. 20, 1974
Studio Bradley's Barn, Mount Juliet, TN
Genre Country
Label MCA
Producer Owen Bradley
Loretta Lynn chronology
Country Partners
(1974)Country Partners1974
They Don't Make 'Em Like My Daddy
(1974)
Back to the Country
(1975)Back to the Country1975
Singles from They Don't Make 'Em Like My Daddy
  1. "They Don't Make 'Em Like My Daddy"
    Released: April 1974
  2. "Trouble in Paradise"
    Released: August 1974
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

They Don't Make 'em Like My Daddy is the twenty-third studio album by American country music singer-songwriter Loretta Lynn. It was released on September 9, 1974, by MCA Records.[2]

Commercial performance[edit]

The album peaked at No. 6 on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart. The first single, "They Don't Make 'Em Like My Daddy", peaked at No. 4 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart. The album's second single, "Trouble in Paradise", peaked at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart, Lynn's eleventh No. 1 single.

Recording[edit]

Recording sessions for the album began on March 4 and March 5, 1974, at Bradley's Barn in Mount Juliet, TN. Three additional sessions followed on June 18, June 19, and June 20, 1974. Three songs on the album were from previous recording sessions. "They Don't Make 'Em Like My Daddy" was recorded on April 25, 1972, during a session for 1972's Here I Am Again. "Ain't Love a Good Thing" and "Nothin'" were recorded during sessions for 1973's Love Is the Foundation, on March 27 and March 28, respectively.[3]

Track listing[edit]

Side one
No. Title Writer(s) Recording date Length
1. "They Don't Make 'Em Like My Daddy" Jerry Chesnut April 25, 1972 2:18
2. "Behind Closed Doors" Kenny O'Dell March 5, 1974 2:47
3. "If You Love Me (Let Me Know)" John Rostill June 18, 1974 3:13
4. "I've Never Been This Far Before" Conway Twitty March 4, 1974 3:15
5. "We've Already Tasted Love" Bobby Harden June 18, 1974 3:14
6. "Out of Consideration" Lorene Allen, James Owen June 20, 1974 2:58
Side two
No. Title Writer(s) Recording date Length
1. "Trouble in Paradise" Kenny O'Dell June 19, 1974 2:10
2. "I Love" Tom T. Hall March 4, 1974 2:04
3. "Don't Leave Me Where You Found Me" Don Choate June 19, 1974 2:49
4. "Ain't Love a Good Thing" Dallas Frazier March 27, 1973 2:38
5. "Nothin'" Jimmy Peppers March 28, 1973 2:37

Personnel[edit]

  • Harold Bradley - bass guitar
  • Owen Bradley - producer
  • Pete Drake - steel guitar
  • Lloyd Green - steel guitar
  • Buddy Harman - drums
  • The Jordanaires - backing vocals
  • Jerry Kennedy - guitar/dobro
  • Grady Martin - guitar
  • Charlie McCoy - harmonica/vibes
  • Bob Moore - bass guitar
  • Hargus Robbins - piano
  • Hal Rugg - steel guitar
  • Pete Wade - guitar

Chart positions[edit]

AlbumBillboard (North America)

Year Chart Peak
position
1974 Country Albums 6

Singles - Billboard (North America)

Year Single Chart Peak
position
1974 "They Don't Make 'Em Like My Daddy" Country Singles 4
"Trouble in Paradise" 1

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