Why Would I Say Goodbye

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"Why Would I Say Goodbye"
B & D - why would I say goodbye.jpg
Single by Brooks & Dunn
from the album Borderline
B-side"White Line Casanova"
ReleasedMarch 17, 1997
FormatCD Single, 7"
LabelArista 13073
Songwriter(s)Kix Brooks
Chris Waters
Producer(s)Kix Brooks
Don Cook
Ronnie Dunn
Brooks & Dunn singles chronology
"A Man This Lonely"
"Why Would I Say Goodbye"
"Honky Tonk Truth"

"Why Would I Say Goodbye" is a song written by Kix Brooks and Chris Waters, and recorded by American country music duo Brooks & Dunn. It was released in March 1997 as the fifth and final single from their CD Borderline. The song reached a peak of number 8 on the US Country chart, and number 9 on the Canadian RPM Country Tracks chart.[1] This is the fifth of the six Brooks & Dunn singles in which Kix Brooks sings the lead vocals instead of Ronnie Dunn.

Chart positions[edit]

"Why Would I Say Goodbye" debuted at number 50 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Songs chart for the week of March 22, 1997.

Chart (1997) Peak
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[2] 9
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[3] 8

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1997) Position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[4] 82
US Country Songs (Billboard)[5] 60


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 56.
  2. ^ "Top RPM Country Tracks: Issue 3242." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. June 23, 1997. Retrieved July 17, 2013.
  3. ^ "Brooks & Dunn Chart History (Hot Country Songs)". Billboard.
  4. ^ "RPM Top 100 Country Tracks of 1997". RPM. December 15, 1997. Retrieved July 17, 2013.
  5. ^ "Best of 1997: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 1997. Retrieved July 17, 2013.

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