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Week ending 3/4/16: #1 singles this week in country music history

92df52cf5d67b83799c3a62467aef3291957 (Sales):Young Love — Sonny James (Capitol)

1957 (Jukebox): There You Go/Train of Love — Johnny Cash (Sun)

1957 (Disc Jockeys): Young Love — Sonny James (Capitol)

1967: I’m a Lonesome Fugitive — Merle Haggard (Capitol)

1977: Say You’ll Stay Until Tomorrow — Tom Jones (Epic)

1987: I Can’t Win For Losin’ You — Earl Thomas Conley (RCA)

1997: Running Out of Reasons to Run — Rick Trevino (Columbia)

2007: Ladies Love Country Boys — Trace Adkins (Capitol)

2017: Body Like a Back Road — Sam Hunt (MCA)

2017 (Airplay): Better Man — Little Big Town (Capitol)

6 responses to “Week ending 3/4/16: #1 singles this week in country music history

  1. Paul W Dennis March 5, 2017 at 10:30 pm

    This week’s #1 for 2017 exemplify why I don’t bother listening to country radio anymore. I would describe both the LBT and Sam Hunt entries as boring mediocrities – neither truly terrible but neither offering any reason to keep listening

    • Luckyoldsun March 5, 2017 at 10:51 pm

      Well fans who grew up on 1960’s pop/rock music generally don’t listen to popular hit radio today–whether it’s hip-hop-this or “power”-that.
      Nothing lasts forever. Just because they still use the name “country” doesn’t mean it would.

    • Razor X March 5, 2017 at 11:38 pm

      The San Hunt entry is a an abomination. The Little Big Town song I could live with.

  2. Occasional Hope March 6, 2017 at 3:20 pm

    1967 is definitely the best year this week.

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