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I Love You Because (song)

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"I Love You Because"
Single by Leon Payne
B-side "A Link in the Chain of Broken Hearts"
Released 1949 (1949)
Genre Country
Label Capitol
Songwriter(s) Leon Payne
Leon Payne singles chronology
"Baby Boy"
(1948)
"I Love You Because"
(1949)
"My Daddy"
(1951)

"Baby Boy"
(1948)
"I Love You Because"
(1949)
"My Daddy"
(1951)

"I Love You Because" is a song written and recorded by Leon Payne in 1949. The song has been covered by several artists throughout the years, including hit cover versions by Al Martino in 1963 and Jim Reeves in 1964.

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Leon Payne version

In 1949, Leon Payne's original version of the song went to number four on the Billboard Country & Western Best Seller lists and spent two weeks at number one on the Country & Western Disk Jockey List, spending a total of thirty-two weeks on the chart.[1] "I Love You Because" was Payne's only song to make the country charts.

Elvis Presley version

"I Love You Because"
Single by Elvis Presley
from the album Elvis Presley (album)
Released March 23, 1956
Recorded July 4th-July 5th, 1954
Songwriter(s) Leon Payne
Producer(s) Sam Phillips
Recorded during early Sun sessions

"I Love You Because" was first recorded by on July 4 and 5, 1954 at SUN Studio. The session started on the 4th and ended early on the morning of the 5th in Memphis, Tenn., the same day he recorded "That's All Right". Producer Sam Phillips did not think "I Love You Because" was the right song for Elvis' first single, so it eventually found its way to his first album released in 1956.

Al Martino version

"I Love You Because"
Single by Al Martino
from the album I Love You Because
B-side "Merry-Go-Round"
Released April 1963 (1963)
Label Capitol
Songwriter(s) Leon Payne

In 1963, Al Martino recorded the most successful version of the song, which peaked at number three on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart[2] and number one on the Middle-Road (Adult Contemporary) chart for two weeks in May that year.[3]

Jim Reeves version

In 1964, American country singer Jim Reeves recorded the song and took it to number five in the UK. The song became his most successful single in Norway, topping the VG-Lista chart for 13 weeks.[4] In 1976, the song was the title track of a posthumous Jim Reeves album, which peaked at number 24 on the US Country LP chart. The 45 release reached number 54 in the US Country singles chart that year.

Chart performance

Weekly charts

Chart (1964) Peak
position
Norway Singles Chart 1
Irish Singles Chart 1
Dutch Singles Chart[5] 9
UK Singles Chart (Official Charts Company)[6] 5

Other versions

See also

References

  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 265.
  2. ^ "US Billboard Hot 100". Billboard. June 1, 1963. Retrieved October 1, 2018.
  3. ^ "US Billboard Adult Contemporary - Chart History". Billboard. May 25, 1963. Retrieved October 20, 2018.
  4. ^ JIM REEVES - I LOVE YOU BECAUSE - NorwegianCharts.com
  5. ^ JIM REEVES - I LOVE YOU BECAUSE - DutchCharts.nl
  6. ^ "Jim Reeves - I Love You Because". UK Singles Chart. UK Official Charts Company. February 26, 1964. Retrieved September 6, 2018.
  7. ^ "Hot Country Songs - Billboard". Billboard. October 4, 1969. Retrieved August 26, 2018.
  8. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2008). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2008. Record Research, Inc. ISBN 0-89820-177-2.

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