Hello Trouble (song)

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"Hello Trouble"
Single by The Desert Rose Band
from the album Running
ReleasedJuly 1989
Format7" single
GenreCountry, country rock
Songwriter(s)Orville Couch, Eddie McDuff
Producer(s)Paul Worley, Ed Seay
The Desert Rose Band singles chronology
"She Don't Love Nobody"
"Hello Trouble"
"Start All Over Again"

"Hello Trouble" is a song written by Orville Couch and Eddie McDuff and was recorded by Couch in 1962. Couch's version made number 5 on the country charts that year, via Vee-Jay Records.

Buck Owens and the Buckaroos also covered the song on the album Together Again, released in the summer of 1964; this version was later included on the soundtrack to Crazy Heart in 2009.

LaWanda Lindsey covered the song in 1974 for Capitol Records, her version charted at number 62.

It was then recorded by American country music/country rock group The Desert Rose Band and released in July 1989 as the fourth and final single from the album, Running; the song reached #11 on both the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart and the Canadian RPM Country Tracks chart. The Desert Rose Band version features Herb Pedersen on lead vocals.[1]

Chart performance[edit]

Orville Couch[edit]

Chart (1962–1963) Peak
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[2] 5

LaWanda Lindsey[edit]

Chart (1974) Peak
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[3] 62

The Desert Rose Band[edit]

Chart (1989) Peak
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[4] 11
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[5] 11


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 104.
  2. ^ "Orville Couch Chart History (Hot Country Songs)". Billboard.
  3. ^ "Lawanda Lindsey Chart History (Hot Country Songs)". Billboard.
  4. ^ "Top RPM Country Tracks: Issue 6431." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. September 11, 1989. Retrieved August 28, 2013.
  5. ^ "Desert Rose Band Chart History (Hot Country Songs)". Billboard.

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