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You're My Best Friend (Don Williams song)

"You're My Best Friend" is a song written by Wayland Holyfield, and recorded by American country music artist Don Williams. It was released in April 1975 as the first single and title track from the album You're My Best Friend. The song was Williams' second No. 1 hit on the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart in June 1975.[1] It has since become one of Williams' signature songs, also reaching the UK Top 40.[2]

"You're My Best Friend"
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Single by Don Williams
from the album You're My Best Friend
B-side"Where Are You"
ReleasedApril 1975
Format7"
Recorded1974
GenreCountry
Length2:43
LabelABC/Dot
Songwriter(s)Wayland Holyfield
Producer(s)Don Williams
Don Williams singles chronology
"The Ties That Bind"
(1974)
"You're My Best Friend"
(1975)
"(Turn Out the Light And) Love Me Tonight"
(1975)

Chart performanceEdit

Chart (1975) Peak
position
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[3] 1
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 1
U.K. Singles Chart 35
Australian Kent Music Report 50

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 385.
  2. ^ "UK Charts history: Don Williams". Official Charts Company. Retrieved September 8, 2017
  3. ^ "Don Williams Chart History (Hot Country Songs)". Billboard.

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