This Time (Waylon Jennings song)

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"This Time"
Single by Waylon Jennings
from the album This Time
B-side "Mona"
Released April 1974 (U.S.)
Format 7"
Recorded October 1973
Genre Country
Length 2:26
Label RCA
Writer(s) Waylon Jennings
Producer(s) Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson and Duane Eddy
Waylon Jennings singles chronology
"You Ask Me To"
"This Time"
"I'm a Ramblin' Man"

"This Time" is a song written and performed by American country music artist Waylon Jennings. It was released in April 1974 as the first single and title track from the album This Time. The song reached No. 1 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart in June 1974, in the process becoming his first No. 1 hit (of an eventual 14).

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1974) Peak
U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles 1
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 1


  • Whitburn, Joel, "Top Country Songs: 1944-2005," 2006.
Preceded by
"I Don't See Me in Your Eyes Anymore"
by Charlie Rich
Billboard Hot Country Singles
number-one single

June 22, 1974
Succeeded by
"Room Full of Roses"
by Mickey Gilley
Preceded by
"We Could"
by Charley Pride
RPM Country Tracks
number-one single

July 13, 1974
Succeeded by
"I'm Not Through Loving You Yet"
by Conway Twitty