Sunday, November 9, 2008

Conway Twitty: The Top-10 Hits

Conway Twitty, in addition to reaching #1 a total of 55 times in his career, reached the Top-10 twenty-three other times with singles that peaked below the top spot. So, in an over-all count, that adds up to 78 singles that Conway sent into the Top-10. The first two singles on the list are from the Hot 100 pop chart and the rest are from the country chart. The singles with Loretta Lynn are marked with this *** symbol.

Here are the Top-10 singles that didn't reach #1:

1. Danny Boy; 1959 #10-pop
2. Lonely Blue Boy; 1960 #6-pop
3. The Image of Me; 1968 #5
4. I Can't Love You Enough; 1977*** #2
5. Georgia Keeps Pulling On My Ring; 1978 #3
6. From Seven 'Til Ten; 1978*** #6
7. Boogie Grass Band; 1978 #2
8. Your Love Had Taken Me That High; 1979 #3
9. You Know Just What I'd Do; 1979*** #9
10. I've Never Seen The Likes of You; 1980 #5 Cashbox
11. It's True Love; 1980*** #5
12. A Bridge That Just Won't Burn; 1980 #2 Cashbox
13. I Still Believe In Waltzes; 1981*** #2
14. Lovin' What Your Lovin' Does To Me; 1981*** #7
15. Heartache Tonight; 1983 #5 Radio and Records
16. Three Times a Lady; 1984 #7
17. Between Her Blue Eyes and Jeans; 1985 #3
18. I Want To Know You Before We Make Love; 1987 #2
19. That's My Job; 1988 #6
20. Goodbye Time; 1988 #7
21. Saturday Night Special; 1988 #6 Cashbox
22. I Wish I Was Still In Your Dreams; 1989 #4
23. I Couldn't See You Leavin'; 1991 #2 Radio and Records
Conway sold ten million pop records...the bulk of those sales came from the eight million in sales of the world-wide hit single, "It's Only Make Believe". "Lonely Blue Boy" was a Gold record as well.

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