Womanhood (song)

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"Womanhood"
Single by Tammy Wynette
from the album Womanhood
Released 1978
Format 7"
Recorded 1978
Genre Country
Length 2:51
Label Epic
Songwriter(s) Bobby Braddock
Producer(s) Billy Sherrill
Tammy Wynette singles chronology
"(I'd Like to See Jesus) On the Midnight Special"
(1978)
"Womanhood"
(1978)
"They Call It Makin' Love"
(1979)

"(I'd Like to See Jesus) On the Midnight Special"
(1978)
"Womanhood"
(1978)
"They Call It Makin' Love"
(1979)

"Womanhood" is a 1978 single written by Bobby Braddock and recorded by Tammy Wynette. In Braddock's 2015 memoir, A Life on Nashville's Music Row, he described it as "a song about a girl having a tearful talk with God about losing her virginity." Braddock initially discarded the song after writing it but was convinced by his fiancée to play it for his music publisher.[1]

It was released in 1978 as the second single from her album Womanhood. The song peaked at number 3 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart.

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1978) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles 3
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 3

References[edit]

  1. ^ Braddock, Bobby (2015). A Life on Nashville's Music Row. Nashville, Tennessee: Country Music Foundation Press/Vanderbilt University Press. p. 152. ISBN 978-0-8265-2082-1.

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