Try a Little Kindness (song)

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"Try a Little Kindness"
Single by Glen Campbell
from the album Try a Little Kindness
B-side"Lonely My Lonely Friend"
ReleasedOctober 1969
RecordedMarch/April 1969
Capitol Studios, Hollywood, California, and United . Recording Studio, Hollywood, California
GenreCountry, easy listening
LabelCapitol 2659
Songwriter(s)Curt Sapaugh
Bobby Austin
Producer(s)Al DeLory
Glen Campbell singles chronology
"True Grit"
"Try a Little Kindness"
"Honey Come Back"

"Try a Little Kindness" is a song written by Curt Sapaugh and Bobby Austin, first recorded by American country music singer Glen Campbell. The song was a hit on three different music charts: it peaked at number two for one week on the country charts.[1] "Try a Little Kindness" went to number one for one week on the Hot Adult Contemporary chart as well as peaking at number 23 on the Billboard Hot 100.[2]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1969) Peak
Australian Go-Set Chart 10[3]
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 1
Canadian RPM Top Singles 5
Canadian RPM Adult Contemporary 1
New Zealand Singles Chart 4
U.K. Singles Chart 45
US Billboard Hot 100[4] 23
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[5] 2
U.S. Billboard Easy Listening 1

Other notable recordings[edit]


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 66.
  2. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2002). Top Adult Contemporary: 1961-2001. Record Research. p. 44.
  3. ^ "Go-Set Australian charts - 3 January 1970". 1970-01-03. Retrieved 2016-10-02.
  4. ^ "Glen Campbell Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard.
  5. ^ "Glen Campbell Chart History (Hot Country Songs)". Billboard.

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