You're the Only One (Dolly Parton song)

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"You're the Only One"
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Single by Dolly Parton
from the album Great Balls of Fire
B-side "Down"
Released June 1979
Recorded 1979
Genre Country
Length 3:23
Label RCA
Writer(s) Carole Bayer Sager, Bruce Roberts
Producer(s) Gary Klein
Dolly Parton singles chronology
"Baby I'm Burning"
(1978)
"You're the Only One"
(1979)
"Sweet Summer Lovin'"
(1979)

"You're the Only One" is a song written by Carole Bayer Sager and Bruce Roberts, and recorded by American entertainer Dolly Parton. Included on Parton's album Great Balls of Fire, the song was released as the album's first single in June 1979, topping the U.S. country singles chart.[1] It was her fifth consecutive chart-topper since 1977.

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1979) Peak
position
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[2] 1
US Billboard Hot 100[3] 59
US Adult Contemporary (Billboard)[4] 14
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 1
Canadian RPM Top Singles 63
Canadian RPM Adult Contemporary Tracks 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 262. 
  2. ^ "Dolly Parton – Chart history" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Dolly Parton.
  3. ^ "Dolly Parton – Chart history" Billboard Hot 100 for Dolly Parton.
  4. ^ "Dolly Parton – Chart history" Billboard Adult Contemporary for Dolly Parton.
Preceded by
"Shadows in the Moonlight"
by Anne Murray
Billboard Hot Country Singles
number-one single

July 28-August 4, 1979
Succeeded by
"Suspicions"
by Eddie Rabbitt
Preceded by
"Amanda"
by Waylon Jennings
RPM Country Tracks
number-one single

July 21-July 28, 1979
Succeeded by
"Shadows in the Moonlight"
by Anne Murray
Preceded by
"(Ghost) Riders in the Sky"
by Johnny Cash
RPM Country Tracks
number-one single

August 18-August 25, 1979
Succeeded by
"Suspicions"
by Eddie Rabbitt
Preceded by
"Portrait in the Window"
by Carroll Baker
RPM Country Tracks
number-one single of the year

1979
Succeeded by
"Hollywood Love"
by Carroll Baker

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