I'd Love to Lay You Down
"I'd Love to Lay You Down" is a song written by Johnny MacRae, and recorded by American country music artist Conway Twitty. It was released in January 1980 as the first single from the album Heart & Soul. The song was Twitty's 24th number one on the country chart. The single stayed at number one for one week. The song has sold 300,000 digital copies since becoming available for download.
|"I'd Love to Lay You Down"|
|Single by Conway Twitty|
|from the album Heart & Soul|
|B-side||"She Thinks I Still Care"|
|Released||January 14, 1980|
|Producer(s)||Conway Twitty, David Barnes|
|Conway Twitty singles chronology|
Conway's version of this song features an extremely unusual series of key changes: the song progressively lowers in key instead of the musical standard of changing keys upwards.
|US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)||1|
|Canadian RPM Country Tracks||1|
|US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)||43|
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