June 8

Lynn Anderson Placed Three Number One Singles in 1971


Lynn Anderson

Lynn Anderson, one of the most successful female country singers of all time had recorded more than 50 Top 40 singles of her entire career. Her style of music captured the country music obsessives. Indeed, she was one of the ladies of country music worth remembering.

In 1971, Anderson has recorded, released, and placed three No.1 singles on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart. They were “(I Never Promised You) Rose Garden,” her very first No.1 single, “You’re My Man” her second, and “How Can I Unlove You,” her third. All those three were a massive success all over the world. It was the most successful year and the grandest of her musical career. It is certainly impressive for a country artist to record three No.1 singles in just one year.

(I Never Promised You) Rose Garden…

Joe South was the songwriter behind the words and lyrics of “(I Never Promised You) Rose Garden.” It was released in October 1970 and part of Anderson’s album “Rose Garden.” Primarily, the song was recorded by Billy Joe Royal.

Moreover, “(I Never Promised You) Rose Garden” became Anderson’s signature song. Indeed, the most successful single of her career. In fact, Anderson won a Grammy Award for “Best Female Country Vocal Performance” in 1971, and Joe South received two Grammy nominations as “Best Country Song” and “Song of the Year.”

Anderson’s version was considered one of the most prosperous country crossover records of all time.

How Can I Unlove You…

Also, Joe South was the songwriter of “How Can I Unlove You.” It was released in August 1971 under the album of the same name. It peaked at No.1 from October 16 to October 30, 1971.

You’re My Man…

Glenn Sutton was the songwriter behind “You’re My Man.” Also, the song was released in April 1971 as part of her album of the same name. The song topped the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart from June 5 to June 12, 1971.

Visit our website www.countrythangdaily.com to read more about our featured articles. Also, follow our Facebook Page and Twitter for more updates. You may also leave your comments below for the country artists, legends, and songs you would like us to feature.


Glenn Sutton, How Can I Unlove You, Joe South, Lynn Anderson, You're My Man

{"email":"Email address invalid","url":"Website address invalid","required":"Required field missing"}

You may also like

The Story of The Betty Swain Project: A Woman’s Dreams Come True

5 Country Songs to Awaken Your Thanksgiving Spirit

(I Never Promised You A) Rose Garden: Perfectly Timed for the ’70s and Beyond

A Reunited Father And A Son in “Oklahoma” By Billy Gilman

Will It Be Another ACM Win for Birthday Guy Chris Stapleton?

Josh Turner and Sonya Isaacs’ Wonderful Rendition of “I Saw the Light” at the Opry

Latest Stories

Get To Know Kelly Reilly, The Actress Behind Yellowstone’s Fearless Beth Dutton

Unleash Your Inner Fierce With These Beth Dutton Quotes

Jerry Reed’s “When You’re Hot, You’re Hot” Is The Best Example For Old Country Bop

Jerry Reed’s “Amos Moses” Bites The Charts As Singer’s Highest Single

Deacon Frey Is Excelling In His Role As His Father’s Successor

Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real’s “Something Real” Shows The Band’s Heavier Side

Subscribe to our newsletter now!

Country Thang Daily