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Rub It In
"Rub It In" Single by Billy "Crash" Craddock from the album Rub It In B-side It's Hard to Love a Hungry, Worried Man Released 1974 Format 45 Record Recorded 1974 Genre Country Length 2:30 Label ABC Writer(s) Layng Martine Jr. Producer Ron Chancey Billy "Crash" Craddock singles chronology "Sweet Magnolia Blossom"(1973) "Rub It In"
(1974) "Ruby Baby"
(1974)"Rub It In" is a song written and originally recorded by Layng Martine, Jr., and credited as Layng Martine. His version, released on the Barnaby Records label, was produced by Ray Stevens and was a chart single in 1971. Billy "Crash" Craddock covered the song in 1974, on the album Rub It In, taking it to Number One on the country music charts and Top 20 on the pop charts. Craddock also made live recordings of the song on 1977's Live! and 2009's Live -N- Kickin'. A third version, in 1999 by country singer Matt King also charted on the country charts, from his album Hard Country. The song's melody was adapted by Glade to advertise their plug-in air fresheners ("plug it in, plug it in").
Chart (1971) Peak
position U.S. Billboard Hot 100 65
Billy "Crash" CraddockChart (1974) Peak
position U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles 1 U.S. Billboard Hot 100 16 Preceded by
"You Can't Be a Beacon If Your Light Don't Shine" by Donna Fargo Billboard Hot Country Singles number one single
August 3-August 10, 1974 Succeeded by
"As Soon As I Hang Up the Phone" by Conway Twitty and Loretta Lynn
Chart (1999) Peak
position U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks 54
- ^ "Chart listing for "Rub It In"". Billboard. http://www.billboard.com/bbcom/esearch/chart_display.jsp?cfi=379&cfgn=Singles&cfn=The+Billboard+Hot+100&ci=3070653&cdi=8847315&cid=11%2F20%2F1971. Retrieved 2009-02-13.
- ^ "Chart listing for "Rub It In"". Billboard. http://www.billboard.com/bbcom/esearch/chart_display.jsp?cfi=379&cfgn=Singles&cfn=The+Billboard+Hot+100&ci=3070803&cdi=8862504&cid=10%2F05%2F1974. Retrieved 2009-02-13.