You Decorated My Life

"You Decorated My Life"
Single by Kenny Rogers
from the album Kenny
Released September 10, 1979
Format Vinyl
Genre Soft rock
Length 3:38
Label United Artists
Writer(s) Debbie Hupp, Bob Morrison
Producer(s) Larry Butler
Kenny Rogers singles chronology
"'Til I Can Make It on My Own"
"You Decorated My Life"
"Coward of the County"

"You Decorated My Life" is a song written by Debbie Hupp and Bob Morrison, and recorded by American country music artist Kenny Rogers. It was released in September 1979 as the lead single from his album Kenny. It was a number-one hit on the Billboard Country Singles chart, [1] and peaked at number seven on the Billboard Hot 100.[2]

Chart performance

Chart (1979) Peak
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 1
Canadian RPM Top Singles 12
Canadian RPM Adult Contemporary Tracks 1
Spain (AFYVE)[3] 16
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[4] 1
US Billboard Hot 100[5] 7
US Adult Contemporary (Billboard)[6] 2
Preceded by
"All the Gold in California"
by Larry Gatlin & the Gatlin Brothers Band
Billboard Hot Country Singles
number-one single

November 3–November 10, 1979
Succeeded by
"Come with Me"
by Waylon Jennings
Preceded by
"Dream On"
by The Oak Ridge Boys
RPM Country Tracks
number-one single

November 10-November 17, 1979
Succeeded by
"Broken Hearted Me"
by Anne Murray


  1. Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 298.
  2. Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits: Eighth Edition. Record Research. p. 537.
  3. Salaverri, Fernando (September 2005). Sólo éxitos: año a año, 1959–2002 (1st ed.). Spain: Fundación Autor-SGAE. ISBN 84-8048-639-2.
  4. "Kenny Rogers – Chart history" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Kenny Rogers.
  5. "Kenny Rogers – Chart history" Billboard Hot 100 for Kenny Rogers.
  6. "Kenny Rogers – Chart history" Billboard Adult Contemporary for Kenny Rogers.

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