What Am I Living For

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"What Am I Living For"
Single by Chuck Willis
B-side"Hang Up My Rock and Roll Shoes"
ReleasedMarch 1958 (1958-03)
GenreR&B
Length2:24
LabelAtlantic
Songwriter(s)Fred Jay, Art Harris
Chuck Willis singles chronology
"Betty and Dupree"
(1957)
"What Am I Living For"
(1958)
"Thunder and Lightning"
(1958)

"What Am I Living For" is a song written by Fred Jay and Art Harris and performed by Chuck Willis featuring the Reggie Obrecht Orchestra and Chorus. It reached #1 on the U.S. R&B chart and #9 on the U.S. pop chart in 1958.[1]

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References[edit]

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  2. ^ "Ernest Tubb, "What Am I Living For" Chart Position". Retrieved September 3, 2018.
  3. ^ "Conway Twitty, "What Am I Living For" 1960 Chart Position". Retrieved September 3, 2018.
  4. ^ "Percy Sledge, "What Am I Living For" Chart Position". Retrieved September 3, 2018.
  5. ^ "Conway Twitty, "What Am I Living For" 1971 Chart Position". Retrieved September 3, 2018.
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