Turn It Loose

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"Turn It Loose"
Single by The Judds
from the album Heartland
B-side "Cow Cow Boogie"
Released January 9, 1988
Genre Country
Length 3:43
Label RCA/Curb
Songwriter(s) Craig Bickhardt
Don Schlitz
Brent Maher
Producer(s) Brent Maher
The Judds singles chronology
"Maybe Your Baby's Got the Blues"
"Turn It Loose"
"Give a Little Love"
"Maybe Your Baby's Got the Blues"
"Turn It Loose"
"Give a Little Love"

"Turn it Loose" is a song written by Craig Bickhardt, Don Schlitz and Brent Maher, and recorded by American country music duo The Judds. It was released in January 1988 as the fourth single from the album Heartland. The song was The Judds' eleventh number one country single. The single went to number one for one week and spent a total of twelve weeks on the country chart.[1]

Chart performance[edit]

"Turn It Loose" debuted on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks for the week of January 16, 1988.

Chart (1988) Peak
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[2] 1
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 5


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 184. 
  2. ^ "The Judds – Chart history" Billboard Hot Country Songs for The Judds.

The title of this song was originally used by The Doobie Brothers on the Takin' it To The Streets album in 1976.

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Preceded by
"Life Turned Her That Way"
by Ricky Van Shelton
Billboard Hot Country Singles
number-one single

March 26, 1988
Succeeded by
"Love Will Find Its Way to You"
by Reba McEntire