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"She Was Only Seventeen (He Was One Year More)"
Single by Marty Robbins
Genre Country
Label Columbia
Songwriter(s)Marty Robbins [1]

"She Was Only Seventeen (He Was One Year More)" is a song written and sung by Marty Robbins. The song was accompanied with Ray Coniff and His Orchestra, and released on the Columbia label.

Chart performance

In August 1958, it peaked at No. 4 on Billboard's country and western best seller chart. [2] It spent 10 weeks on the charts and was ranked No. 41 on Billboard's 1958 year-end country and western chart. [3] On the Hot 100, "She Was Only Seventeen (He Was One Year More)" peaked at No. 27. [4]

See also


  1. ^ "". Retrieved March 31, 2021.
  2. ^ Joel Whitburn (1996). The Billboard Book of Top 40 Country Hits. Billboard Books. p. 271. ISBN  0823076326.
  3. ^ "Chart Toppers of 1958". The Billboard. December 15, 1958. p. 44.
  4. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2013). Joel Whitburn’s Top Pop Singles, 14th Edition: 1955-2012. Record Research. p. 712.