May 19, 1984 — “To All The Girls I’ve Loved Before” peaks on the Billboard chart

An unexpected breakthrough hit for Julio Iglesias and Willie Nelson, “To All The Girls I’ve Loved Before” was originally written by Hal David and Albert Hammond, and recorded by them for Hammond’s 1975 album 99 Miles From L.A. Willie and Julio’s version went to number one on the Billboard country music chart, number 5 on the Hot 100 chart, number one in Belgium and Canada, and was a top ten hit in several other countries.

The song was Nelson’s greatest hit in Europe, and Iglesias’ biggest in North America. In the years since its release, it has been covered numerous times, including versions by Merle Haggard, Tom Jones, Engelbert Humperdinck and Alanis Morissette.

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What Would Willie Do — Gary Allan

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