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"You're Gone" is a song written by Paul Williams and Jon Vezner, and recorded by American country music group Diamond Rio. It was released in June 1998 as the lead-off single from their album Unbelievable. It peaked at number 4 in the United States and number 5 in Canada, in the Country charts of both territories.

"You're Gone"
Diamond Rio - You're Gone.jpg
Single by Diamond Rio
from the album Unbelievable
ReleasedJune 1, 1998
FormatCD single
Length3:59 (album version)
3:31 (radio edit)
LabelArista Nashville
Songwriter(s)Jon Vezner, Paul Williams
Producer(s)Michael Clute, Diamond Rio
Diamond Rio singles chronology
"Imagine That"
"You're Gone"



According to co-writer Paul Williams, the song came about when he and Vezner were discussing the death of one of Williams' old friends, Tom Jans, as well as other people who influenced their lives.

Music videoEdit

The music video was directed by Peter Zavadil, and premiered in mid-1998.

Chart positionsEdit

Chart (1998) Peak
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[2] 5
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[3] 4

Year-end chartsEdit

Chart (1998) Position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[4] 45
US Country Songs (Billboard)[5] 39


  1. ^ Price, Deborah Evans (1998-06-06). "Arista's Diamond Rio Makes Timely Return". Billboard: 49, 51. Retrieved 2011-02-01.
  2. ^ "Top RPM Country Tracks: Issue 7058." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. October 12, 1998. Retrieved July 14, 2013.
  3. ^ "Diamond Rio Chart History (Hot Country Songs)". Billboard.
  4. ^ "RPM Top 100 Country Tracks of 1998". RPM. December 14, 1998. Retrieved July 14, 2013.
  5. ^ "Best of 1998: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 1998. Retrieved July 14, 2013.

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