Charlie's Shoes

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"Charlie's Shoes"
Single by Billy Walker
B-side "Wild Colonial Boy"
Released February 1962
Format 7"
Recorded November 20, 1961
Nashville, Tennessee
Genre Country
Length 2:14
Label Columbia
Songwriter(s) Roy Baham
Producer(s) Don Law
Billy Walker singles chronology
"Funny How Time Slips Away"
(1961)
"Charlie's Shoes"
(1962)
"Willie the Weeper"
(1962)
"Funny How Time Slips Away"
(1961)
"Charlie's Shoes"
(1962)
"Willie the Weeper"
(1962)

"Charlie's Shoes", also known as "(I'd Like to Be In) Charlie's Shoes", is a song written by Roy Baham released as a single in 1962 by Billy Walker. It was the only number-one country hit of Walker's career, spending two non-consecutive weeks at the top spot and 23 weeks on the chart.[1]

Guy Mitchell also released a version in 1962. It failed to make Me the Billboard Hot 100 stopping well outside the chart at # 110. The song has also been cut by other artists such as Eddy Arnold's version in 1962 and a cover by Faron Young.

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1962) Peak
position
United States Billboard Hot C&W Sides 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 368. 

External links[edit]

Preceded by
"She's Got You" by Patsy Cline
Billboard Hot C&W Sides number-one single
April 28, 1962
May 12, 1962
Succeeded by
"She's Got You" by Patsy Cline
"She Thinks I Still Care" by George Jones