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Mississippi Cotton Picking Delta Town

"Mississippi Cotton Picking Delta Town" is a song written by Harold Dorman and George Gann, and recorded by American country music artist Charley Pride. It was released in August 1974 as the first single from his album Pride of America. The song peaked at number 3 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart.[1] It also reached number 1 on the RPM Country Tracks chart in Canada.[2]

"Mississippi Cotton Picking Delta Town"
Single by Charley Pride
from the album Pride of America
B-side "Mary Go Round"
Released August 1974
Genre Country
Label RCA
Songwriter(s) Harold Dorman
George Gann
Charley Pride singles chronology
"We Could"
"Mississippi Cotton Picking Delta Town"
"Then Who Am I"
"We Could"
"Mississippi Cotton Picking Delta Down"
"Then Who Am I"

Chart performanceEdit

Chart (1974) Peak
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[3] 3
US Billboard Hot 100[4] 70
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 1


Preceded by
"Woman to Woman"
by Tammy Wynette
RPM Country Tracks
number-one single

November 9, 1974
Succeeded by
"I Honestly Love You"
by Olivia Newton-John