My Last Date (with You)

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"My Last Date (With You)"
Single by Skeeter Davis
from the album Here's the Answer
B-side "Someone I'd Like to Forget"
Released December 1960
Format 7" single
Recorded October 1960
Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.[1]
Genre Country, Nashville Sound
Label RCA Victor
Songwriter(s) Boudleaux Bryant, Floyd Cramer, Skeeter Davis
Producer(s) Chet Atkins
Skeeter Davis singles chronology
"(I Can't Help You) I'm Falling Too"
(1960)
"My Last Date (With You)"
(1960)
"The Hands You're Holding Now"
(1961)
"(I Can't Help You) I'm Falling Too"
(1960)
"My Last Date (With You)"
(1960)
"The Hands You're Holding Now"
(1961)

"My Last Date (With You)" is a song written by Boudleaux Bryant, Floyd Cramer, and Skeeter Davis. In 1960, Skeeter Davis recorded and released the song as a single for RCA Victor, the song was an answer song to Floyd Cramer's country pop crossover hit that year entitled, "Last Date". Skeeter Speaks the first two lines in the Bridge section of the song.

"My Last Date (With You)" was recorded in October 1960 at the RCA Victor Studio in Nashville, Tennessee, United States.[1] The song was released as a single in December 1960, and it peaked at number four on the Billboard Magazine Hot C&W Sides chart later and number twenty six on the Billboard Hot 100. The single became Davis' second top-ten hit single in a row on the country chart, it also became her second single to chart on the Hot 100 and her second on to chart among the top-forty. In the later months, the song was issued onto Davis' second studio album entitled, Here's the Answer.[2]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1960-1961) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Hot C&W Sides 4
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 26

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Skeeter Davis discography". Praguefrank's Country Discographies. 
  2. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research.