Holding Her and Loving You

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"Holding Her and Loving You"
Single by Earl Thomas Conley
from the album Don't Make It Easy for Me
B-side "Home So Fine"
Released August 1983
Genre Country
Length3:09
Label RCA
Songwriter(s) Walt Aldridge
Tom Brasfield
Producer(s) Nelson Larkin, Earl Thomas Conley
Earl Thomas Conley singles chronology
"Your Love's on the Line"
(1983)
"Holding Her and Loving You"
(1983)
"Don't Make It Easy for Me"
(1984)

"Your Love's on the Line"
(1983)
"Holding Her and Loving You"
(1983)
"Don't Make It Easy for Me"
(1984)

"Holding Her and Loving You" is a song written by Walt Aldridge and Tom Brasfield and recorded by American country music artist Earl Thomas Conley. It was released in August 1983 as the second single from the album, Don't Make It Easy for Me. The song was Earl Thomas Conley's fourth number one country single. The single went to number one for one week and spent a total of fourteen weeks on the country chart. [1]

James Walton "Walt" Aldridge Jr. is an American musician, singer, songwriter, engineer and record producer.

Earl Thomas Conley American country music singer-songwriter

Earl Thomas Conley is an American country music singer-songwriter. Between 1980 and 2003, he recorded ten studio albums, including seven for the RCA Records label. In the 1980s and into the 1990s, Conley also charted more than thirty singles on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts, of which eighteen reached Number One. Conley's eighteen Billboard Number One country singles during the 1980s marked the most Number One hits by any artist in any genre during that decade except for Alabama and Ronnie Milsap.

Contents

Music video

A music video for the song was released and has been seen on GAC.

Great American Country (GAC) is an American digital cable and satellite television network that is owned by Discovery, Inc. Based in Knoxville, Tennessee, the channel features country music programming including music videos, music performance specials and live concerts, along with country lifestyle entertainment and original lifestyle programming.

Covers

In 1998, Clay Walker charted a live recording of this song, reaching number 68 on the same chart.

Clay Walker American country musician

Ernest Clayton Walker Jr. is an American country music artist. He made his debut in 1993 with the single "What's It to You", which reached Number One on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart, as did its follow-up, 1994's "Live Until I Die". Both singles were included on his self-titled debut album, released in 1993 via Giant Records. He stayed with the label until its 2001 closure, later recording for Warner Bros. Records and RCA Records before joining his current label, Asylum-Curb Records, in 2007.

Chart performance

Chart (1983)Peak
position
US Hot Country Songs ( Billboard ) [2] 1
Canadian RPM Country Tracks2

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References

  1. Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 88.
  2. "Earl Thomas Conley Chart History (Hot Country Songs)". Billboard.