Twinkle, Twinkle Lucky Star

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"Twinkle, Twinkle Lucky Star"
Single by Merle Haggard
from the album Chill Factor
B-side "I Don't Have Any Love Around"
Released November 21, 1987
Genre Country
Length 3:22
Label Epic
Songwriter(s) Merle Haggard, Freddy Powers
Producer(s) Merle Haggard
Ken Suesov
Merle Haggard singles chronology
"Almost Persuaded"
"Twinkle, Twinkle Lucky Star"
"Chill Factor"

"Twinkle, Twinkle Lucky Star" is a song co-written and recorded by American country music artist Merle Haggard. It was released in November 1987 as the first single from the album Chill Factor. "Twinkle, Twinkle Lucky Star" was the last of Merle Haggard's thirty-four number one singles as a solo artist. The single went to number one for one week and spent fifteen weeks on the country chart.[1] Haggard wrote the song with Freddy Powers.


Chart (1987–1988) Peak
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[2] 1
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 1


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 148. 
  2. ^ "Merle Haggard – Chart history" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Merle Haggard.
Preceded by
"Tennessee Flat Top Box"
by Rosanne Cash
Billboard Hot Country Singles
number-one single

February 20, 1988
Succeeded by
"I Won't Take Less Than Your Love"
by Tanya Tucker with Paul Davis and Paul Overstreet
RPM Country Tracks
number-one single

February 27, 1988
Succeeded by
"Face to Face"
by Alabama