Reconsider Me

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"Reconsider Me"
Single by Johnny Adams
from the album Heart & Soul
B-side"If I Could See You One More Time"
Released1969
Recorded1969
Genre R&B
Length3:50
LabelSSS International
Songwriter(s) Margaret Lewis, Mira Smith
Producer(s)Johnny Morris
Johnny Adams singles chronology
" Release Me"
(1968)
"Reconsider Me"
(1969)
"It Can't Be Bad At All"
(1969)
"Reconsider Me"
Single by Narvel Felts
from the album Narvel Felts
B-side"Foggy Misty Morning"
Released 1975
Genre Country
Length3:32
Label Dot
Songwriter(s) Margaret Lewis, Mira Smith
Producer(s)Johnny Morris
Narvel Felts singles chronology
"Raindrops"
(1974)
"Reconsider Me"
(1975)
"Funny How Time Slips Away"
(1975)

"Reconsider Me" is a country/soul ballad written by Margaret Lewis and Mira Smith. [1]

Johnny Adams recording

Johnny Adams's 1969 version was his biggest hit, peaking at number eight on the American R&B charts and number 28 on the pop charts. [2]

Narvel Felts recording

The highest-charting version is by American country music artist Narvel Felts. Released in 1975, it was the first single from his album Narvel Felts. The song peaked at number two on the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart. [3] It also reached number one on the RPM Country Tracks chart in Canada. [4]

Other recordings

  • In 1969, Ray Pillow's country version hit number 38 on the country charts.
  • The song was the title track of a 1971 album, Reconsider Me, by John Wesley Ryles, and as a single it hit number 39 on the country charts.
  • In 2009, Louisiana bluesman Bryan Lee covered the song on his album My Lady Don't Love My Lady.
  • Jimmy Barnes covered the song on his 2009 album The Rhythm and the Blues.
  • In 2013, Dayna Kurtz covered the song on her album Secret Canon Vol. 2.

Chart performance

Johnny Adams

Chart (1969) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Hot R&B Singles 8
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 28

Ray Pillow

Chart (1969) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles [5] 38

John Wesley Ryles I

Chart (1971) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles 39

Narvel Felts

Chart (1975) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles 2
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 [6] 67
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 1

References

  1. ^ "discogs.com". discogs.com. Retrieved May 26, 2021.
  2. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles: 1942-2004. Record Research. p. 23.
  3. ^ "Narvel Felts singles". Allmusic. Retrieved 16 March 2011.
  4. ^ "RPM Country Singles for July 12, 1975". RPM. Retrieved 16 March 2011.
  5. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 269.
  6. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2013). Joel Whitburn's Top Pop Singles, 14th Edition: 1955-2012. Record Research. p. 292.