Tennessee Whiskey (song)

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"Tennessee Whiskey"
Single by George Jones
from the album Shine On
B-side"Almost Persuaded"
ReleasedAugust 1983
GenreCountry
Length2:50
LabelEpic
Writer(s)Dean Dillon
Linda Hargrove
Producer(s)Billy Sherrill
George Jones singles chronology
"I Always Get Lucky with You"
(1983)
"Too Good to Stop Now"
(1983)
"You've Still Got a Place in My Heart"
(1984)
 
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"Tennessee Whiskey"
Single by George Jones
from the album Shine On
B-side"Almost Persuaded"
ReleasedAugust 1983
GenreCountry
Length2:50
LabelEpic
Writer(s)Dean Dillon
Linda Hargrove
Producer(s)Billy Sherrill
George Jones singles chronology
"I Always Get Lucky with You"
(1983)
"Too Good to Stop Now"
(1983)
"You've Still Got a Place in My Heart"
(1984)

"Tennessee Whiskey" is the title of a country song written by Dean Dillon and Linda Hargrove. It was originally recorded by American country music artist David Allan Coe, whose version peaked at number 77 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart in 1981.[1] The song was covered by American country music artist George Jones, whose version was released in August 1983 as was the third single from his album Shine On. Jones' version reached number 2 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart in November 1983[2] and #1 on the RPM Country Tracks chart in Canada.[3]

Chart performance[edit]

David Allan Coe[edit]

Chart (1981)Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles77

George Jones[edit]

Chart (1983)Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles2
Canadian RPM Country Tracks1
Preceded by
"One of a Kind Pair of Fools"
by Barbara Mandrell
RPM Country Tracks
number-one single

December 3, 1983
Succeeded by
"A Little Good News"
by Anne Murray

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