Country Bumpkin

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"Country Bumpkin"
Single by Cal Smith
from the album Country Bumpkin
B-sideIt's Not the Miles You've Traveled
ReleasedFebruary 1974
Format7"
RecordedDecember 21, 1973
Bradley's Barn,
Mount Juliet, Tennessee
GenreCountry
Length3:39
LabelMCA Records 40191
Writer(s)Don Wayne
ProducerWalter Haynes
Cal Smith singles chronology
"Bleep You"/"An Hour and a Six Pack"
(1973)
"Country Bumpkin"
(1974)
"Between Lust and Watching TV"
(1974)
 
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"Country Bumpkin"
Single by Cal Smith
from the album Country Bumpkin
B-sideIt's Not the Miles You've Traveled
ReleasedFebruary 1974
Format7"
RecordedDecember 21, 1973
Bradley's Barn,
Mount Juliet, Tennessee
GenreCountry
Length3:39
LabelMCA Records 40191
Writer(s)Don Wayne
ProducerWalter Haynes
Cal Smith singles chronology
"Bleep You"/"An Hour and a Six Pack"
(1973)
"Country Bumpkin"
(1974)
"Between Lust and Watching TV"
(1974)

"Country Bumpkin" is a 1974 single by Cal Smith. "Country Bumpkin" was Cal Smith's second number one on the country chart. The single stayed at number one for a single week and spent a total of ten weeks on the country chart.[1]

In 1974, "Country Bumpkin" received Song of the Year Awards from both the Academy of Country Music and the Country Music Association.

The song has three verses:

Chart performance

Chart (1974)Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles1
Canadian RPM Country Tracks2

References

  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 317. 
Preceded by
"Is It Wrong (For Loving You)"
by Sonny James
Billboard Hot Country Singles
number-one single

May 18, 1974
Succeeded by
"No Charge"
by Melba Montgomery