The Girl Most Likely (song)

"The Girl Most Likely"
Single by Jeannie C. Riley
from the album Yearbooks and Yesterdays
B-side "My Scrapbook"
Released November 1968
Genre Country
Label Plantation
Writer(s) Margaret Lewis
Mira Smith
Jeannie C. Riley singles chronology
"Harper Valley PTA"
"The Girl Most Likely"
"The Price I Pay to Stay"

"The Girl Most Likely" is a single by American country music artist Jeannie C. Riley. Released in November 1968, it was the first single from her album Yearbooks and Yesterdays. The song peaked at number 6 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart.[1] It also reached number 1 on the RPM Country Tracks chart in Canada.[2]

The song was written by the songwriting team of Margaret Lewis and Mira Smith, who also wrote the hits "The Rib", "Country Girl", and "Oh Singer" for Riley.

Chart performance

Chart (1968–1969) Peak
U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles 6
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 55
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 1
Canadian RPM Top Singles 34


  1. "Jeannie C. Riley singles". Allmusic. Retrieved 30 March 2011.
  2. "RPM Country Singles for March 10, 1969". RPM. Retrieved 30 March 2011.
Preceded by
"Daddy Sang Bass"
by Johnny Cash
RPM Country Tracks
number-one single

March 10, 1969
Succeeded by
"Mr. Brown"
by Gary Buck
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