What I'm Cut Out to Be

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What I'm Cut Out to Be
Dottie West-What I'm Cut Out to Be.jpg
Studio album by Dottie West
Released 1968
Recorded RCA Victor, Studios, Nashville
Genre Country, Nashville Sound
Label RCA
Producer Chet Atkins
Dottie West chronology
I'll Help You Forget Her
What I'm Cut Out to Be
Country Girl

What I'm Cut Out to Be is the name of a Country music album by Dottie West, released in 1968.

The album sold quite well considering there were no singles released from the disc, peaking in the Country Top 20. One song from the album, "Before The Next Teardrop Falls", became a major hit seven years later for Freddy Fender. Although sales of this album were decent, no singles were released from it.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "What I'm Cut Out to Be" (Red Lane)
  2. "Where Love Is" (Dee Moeller)
  3. "Catch the Wind" (Donovan)
  4. "My Baby's Gone" (Hazel Houser)
  5. "Look What You're Doing" (Curly Putman, Dee Moeller)
  6. "It's Over" (Jimmie Rodgers)
  7. "Before the Next Teardrop Falls" (Ben Peters, Vivian Keith)
  8. "I Don't Wanna Play House" (Billy Sherrill, Glenn Sutton)
  9. "A Handful" (Red Lane)
  10. "If You Go Away" (Jacques Brel, Rod McKuen)
  11. " Crying" (Joe Melson, Roy Orbison)


  • Cam Mullins - arranger, conductor
  • Jim Malloy - engineer


AlbumBillboard (North America)

Year Chart Position
1968 Top Country Albums #18
1968 The Billboard 200 #N/A