The Hands You're Holding Now

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"The Hands You're Holding Now"
Single by Skeeter Davis
B-side "Someday, Someday"
Released March 1961
Format 7" single
Recorded March 1961
New York, New York, U.S.[1]
Genre Country, Nashville Sound
Label RCA Victor
Songwriter(s) Marty Robbins
Producer(s) Chet Atkins
Skeeter Davis singles chronology
"My Last Date (With You)"
(1960)
"The Hands You're Holding Now"
(1961)
"Optimistic"
(1962)
"My Last Date (With You)"
(1960)
"The Hand You're Holding Now"
(1961)
"Optimistic"
(1962)

"The Hands You're Holding Now" is a song written by Marty Robbins. In 1961, American country artist, Skeeter Davis, recorded and released the song as a single for RCA Victor.

"The Hands You're Holding Now" was recorded in March 1961 at the RCA Victor A Studio in New York, New York, United States.[1] The song was released as a single in March 1961 also, peaking at number eleven on the Billboard Magazine Hot C&W Sides chart later in the year. The song was not originally issued onto an album.[2]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1961) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Hot C&W Sides 11

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.