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"Wine, Women and Song" is a song written by Betty Sue Perry that was originally recorded by American country artist Loretta Lynn. It was released as a single in April 1964 via Decca Records.

"Wine, Women and Song"
Single by Loretta Lynn
from the album Before I'm Over You
B-side"This Haunted House"
ReleasedApril 1964
Format7" single
Recorded26 February 1964
Bradley Recording Studio, Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.
GenreHonky tonk country
Songwriter(s)Betty Sue Perry
Producer(s)Owen Bradley
Loretta Lynn singles chronology
"Before I'm Over You"
"Wine, Women and Song"
"Mr. and Mrs. Used to Be"


Background and receptionEdit

"Wine, Women and Song" was recorded at the Columbia Recording Studio on February 26, 1964. Located in Nashville, Tennessee, the session was produced by renowned country music producer Owen Bradley. Three additional tracks were recorded during this session, including the single's B-side, "This Haunted House".[1]

"Wine, Women and Song" reached number three on the Billboard Hot Country Singles survey in 1963. The song became her third top ten single under the Decca recording label. "Wine, Women and Song" was Lynn's biggest hit single up until this point in 1964. It was included on her second studio album, Before I'm Over You (1964).[2]

Track listingsEdit

7" vinyl single[3]
  • "Wine, Women and Song" – 2:02
  • "This Haunted House" – 2:23


Weekly chartsEdit

Chart (1964) Peak
US Hot Country Singles (Billboard)[2] 3


  1. ^ "Praguefrank's Country Discography 2: Loretta Lynn, part 1". Praguefrank. Retrieved 3 April 2016.
  2. ^ a b Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research.
  3. ^ "Loretta Lynn - This Haunted House/Wine Women and Song (Vinyl)". Discogs. Retrieved 3 April 2016.