Years (song)

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Single by Barbara Mandrell
from the album Just for the Record
B-side "Darlin'"
Released December 7, 1979
Genre Country
Label MCA
Writer(s) Kye Fleming
Dennis Morgan
Producer(s) Tom Collins
Barbara Mandrell singles chronology
"Fooled by a Feeling"

"Years" is a song written by Kye Fleming and Dennis Morgan, and recorded by American country music artist Barbara Mandrell. It was released in December 1979 as the second single from the album Just for the Record. The song was Mandrell's third number one on the country chart. It stayed at number one for a single week and spent a total of ten weeks on the country chart.[1]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1979–1980) Peak
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[2] 1
US Billboard Hot 100[3] 2
US Adult Contemporary (Billboard)[4] 23
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 1
Canadian RPM Adult Contemporary Tracks 1

Wayne Newton cover[edit]

A cover version by Wayne Newton was released as a single in 1980 and reached #35 on the Billboard Hot 100, his last Top 40 hit.[5]


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 213. 
  2. ^ "Barbara Mandrell – Chart history" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Barbara Mandrell.
  3. ^ "Barbara Mandrell – Chart history" Billboard Hot 100 for Barbara Mandrell.
  4. ^ "Barbara Mandrell – Chart history" Billboard Adult Contemporary for Barbara Mandrell.
  5. ^ "Artist Search for "wayne newton"". AllMusic. Retrieved 2016-10-15. 

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Preceded by
"Love Me Over Again"
by Don Williams
Billboard Hot Country Singles
number-one single

February 23, 1980
Succeeded by
"I Ain't Living Long Like This"
by Waylon Jennings
Preceded by
"Love Was on Our Side"
by Family Brown
RPM Country Tracks
number-one single

March 8-March 15, 1980
Succeeded by
"Daydream Believer"
by Anne Murray