Charlie Rich

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Charles Allan Rich was an American country music singer, songwriter, and musician.[1] 1960 was the first time he had a song on Billboard Hot 100 music chart.[2]

Biography[change | change source]

He was born on December 14, 1932 in Colt, Arkansas.

He died on July 25, 1995.

Discography[change | change source]

Singles during the 1960s[change | change source]

Year Single Peak chart positions Album
US Country
[3]
US
[2]
CAN Country CAN
1960 "Lonely Weekends" 22 Lonely Weekends with Charlie Rich
1961 "Just a Little Bit Sweet" 111 N/A
1963 "Big Boss Man" 108 Charlie Rich
1964 "Nice and Easy" 131 N/A
1965 "Mohair Sam" 21 6 The Many New Sides
"I Can't Go On" 132
1966 "Hawg Jaw" 125 The Best Years
1968 "Set Me Free" 44 Set Me Free
"Raggedy Ann" 45 18 The Fabulous Charlie Rich
1969 "Life's Little Ups and Downs" 41
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

1970s and 1980s[change | change source]

Year Single Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales thresholds)
Album
US Country
[3]
US
[2]
US AC AUS[4] CAN Country CAN CAN AC UK NLD
1970 "July 12, 1939" 47 85 39 76 The Fabulous Charlie Rich
"Nice'n Easy" 37 34 Boss Man
1971 "A Woman Left Lonely" 72 The Best of Charlie Rich
"A Part of Your Life" 35
1972 "I Take It on Home" 6 3 Behind Closed Doors
1973 "Behind Closed Doors" 1 15 8 18 1 5 37 16 25
  • US: Platinum[5]
"The Most Beautiful Girl" 1 1 1 7 1 1 1 2 3
"There Won't Be Anymore" 1 18 15 32 1 17 33 There Won't Be Anymore
1974 "A Very Special Love Song" 1 11 1 23 1 4 2 Very Special Love Songs
"I Love My Friend" 1 24 1 46 1 28 1 The Silver Fox
1975 "My Elusive Dreams" 3 49 16 5 15
"Every Time You Touch Me (I Get High)" 3 19 1 86 1 31 2 Everytime You Touch Me
"All Over Me" 4 33 30 33
"Since I Fell for You" 10 71 11 10 11
1976 "America the Beautiful" 22 42 Greatest Hits
"Road Song" 27 31 34 N/A
1977 "Easy Look" 12 13 Take Me
"Rollin' with the Flow" 1 101 32 47 1 100 35 Rollin' with the Flow
1978 "Puttin' in Overtime at Home" 8 3 I Still Believe in Love
"I Still Believe in Love" 46
1979 "The Fool Strikes Again" 45 39 The Fool Strikes Again
"I Lost My Head" 26 10
"Life Goes On" 84 13 36
"You're Gonna Love Yourself in the Morning" 22 8 Nobody but You
1980 "I'd Build a Bridge" 74
"A Man Just Don't Know What a Woman Goes Through" 12 26 Once a Drifter
1981 "Are We Dreamin' the Same Dream" 26
"You Made It Beautiful" 47 45 N/A
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

References[change | change source]

  1. Colin Larkin, ed. (1997). The Virgin Encyclopedia of Popular Music (Concise ed.). Virgin Books. pp. 1010/1. ISBN 1-85227-745-9.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Whitburn, Joel (2011). Top Pop Singles 1955–2010. Record Research, Inc. p. 747. ISBN 0-89820-188-8.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Whitburn, Joel (2008). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2008. Record Research, Inc. pp. 349–350. ISBN 0-89820-177-2.
  4. Kent, David (1993). Australian Chart Book 1970–1992 (illustrated ed.). St Ives, N.S.W.: Australian Chart Book. p. 251. ISBN 0-646-11917-6.
  5. "American single certifications – Charlie Rich – Behind Closed Doors". Recording Industry Association of America. If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Single, then click SEARCH. 
  6. "American single certifications – Charlie Rich – The Most Beautiful Girl". Recording Industry Association of America. If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Single, then click SEARCH.