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Louisiana Man

"Louisiana Man" is a song was originally written and recorded by American country artist Doug Kershaw in 1961. It peaked at #10 that year on the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart when Kershaw and his brother released it as Rusty and Doug.

"Louisiana Man"
Single by Connie Smith
from the album I Never Once Stopped Loving You
B-side "Alone with You"
Released August 1970
Genre Country
Label RCA Records
Songwriter(s) Doug Kershaw
Producer(s) Bob Ferguson
Connie Smith singles chronology
"I Never Once Stopped Loving You"
(1970)
"Louisiana Man"
(1970)
"Where Is My Castle"
(1970)
"I Never Once Stopped Loving You"
(1970)
"Louisiana Man"
(1970)
"Where Is My Castle"
(1970)

In 1970 American country music artist Connie Smith reached #14 with a cover version. The single spawned the release of Smith's 1970 studio album I Never Once Stopped Loving You, on which the song was included.[1]

This song was recorded as a single by Jan & Dean in 1966 and was planned to be released on their album Carnival of Sound in 1968. Carnival of Sound was not released until 2010. Other versions were recorded as an album track that year by the Seekers, Rick Nelson, and Gene Pitney. Bobbie Gentry covered the song on a 1968 single. Harpers Bizarre recorded it on their 1967 album Anything Goes. It was also recorded by The Hollies.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. pp. 387–88. 

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