When I Said I Do

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"When I Said I Do"
When I Said I Do Clint Black.jpg
Single by Clint Black with Lisa Hartman Black
from the album D'lectrified
B-side "You Don't Need Me Now"[1]
Released August 30, 1999
Format
Genre Country
Length 4:30 (album version)
Label RCA Nashville
Songwriter(s) Clint Black
Producer(s) Clint Black
Clint Black singles chronology
"You Don't Need Me Now"
(1999)
"When I Said I Do"
(1999)
"Been There"
(2000)
"You Don't Need Me Now"
(1999)
"When I Said I Do"
(1999)
"Been There"
(2000)
Lisa Hartman Black singles chronology
"When I Said I Do"
(1999) When I Said I Do1999
"Easy for Me to Say"
(2001) Easy for Me to Say2001

"When I Said I Do" is a song written by American country music singer Clint Black, and recorded by Black and his wife Lisa Hartman Black as a duet. It was released in August 1999 as the first single from Black's album D'lectrified. The song reached the top of the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart and the Canadian RPM Country Tracks chart. It also peaked at number 31 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100, making it a crossover hit. It is one of only two chart singles for Lisa Hartman Black.

Content[edit]

This song discusses the narrators' vow to stay together until the end of their lives.

Music video[edit]

The music video was directed by Clint Black and premiered in September 1999.

Chart performance[edit]

"When I Said I Do" debuted at number 45 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart for the week of September 4, 1999.

Chart (1999) Peak
position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[2] 1
US Billboard Hot 100[3] 31
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[4] 1

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1999) Position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[5] 75
US Country Songs (Billboard)[6] 65
Chart (2000) Position
US Country Songs (Billboard)[7] 45

References[edit]

  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2008). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2008. Record Research, Inc. pp. 50–51. ISBN 0-89820-177-2. 
  2. ^ "Top RPM Country Tracks: Issue 9996." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. December 6, 1999. Retrieved July 7, 2013.
  3. ^ "Clint Black – Chart history" Billboard Hot 100 for Clint Black.
  4. ^ "Clint Black – Chart history" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Clint Black.
  5. ^ "RPM Top 100 Country Tracks of 1999". RPM. December 13, 1999. Retrieved July 7, 2013. 
  6. ^ "Best of 1999: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 1999. Retrieved July 7, 2013. 
  7. ^ "Best of 2000: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 2000. Retrieved August 16, 2012. 

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Preceded by
"I Love You"
by Martina McBride
Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks
number-one single

December 4, 1999
Succeeded by
"He Didn't Have to Be"
by Brad Paisley
Preceded by
"He Didn't Have to Be"
by Brad Paisley
Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks
number-one single

December 18, 1999
Succeeded by
"Breathe"
by Faith Hill
Preceded by
"I Love You"
by Martina McBride
RPM Country Tracks
number-one single

December 6-December 13, 1999