Daytime Friends (song)
|Single by Kenny Rogers|
|from the album Daytime Friends|
|B-side||"We Don't Make Love Anymore"|
|Released||August 1, 1977|
|Kenny Rogers singles chronology|
"Daytime Friends" is a song written by Ben Peters and recorded by American country music artist Kenny Rogers. It was released in August 1977 as the lead single from the album of the same name, 1977 album. "Daytime Friends" was Kenny Rogers' second number one country hit as a solo artist. The single stayed at number one for one week and spent a total of twelve weeks on the country chart. In 2002, the song was covered Irish pop group Westlife.
The song is a mid-tempo, about two cheating people who are friends (and whose respective spouses are friends of one-another) during the day but have an extramarital affair at night.
|US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)||1|
|US Billboard Hot 100||28|
|Canadian RPM Country Tracks||1|
|Canadian RPM Top Singles||21|
|Canadian RPM Adult Contemporary Tracks||1|
|New Zealand Singles Chart||16|
|U.K. Singles Chart||39|
- Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 298.
- "Kenny Rogers – Chart history" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Kenny Rogers.
- "Kenny Rogers – Chart history" Billboard Hot 100 for Kenny Rogers.
- Kenny Rogers UK Charts history, The Official Charts. Retrieved September 10, 2011.
"I've Already Loved You in My Mind"
by Conway Twitty
|Billboard Hot Country Singles
October 1, 1977
| Succeeded by|
"Heaven's Just a Sin Away"
by The Kendalls
by Burton & Honeyman
|RPM Country Tracks|
October 15-October 22, 1977