"'Til I Gain Control Again" is a country song written by Rodney Crowell and originally recorded by Emmylou Harris in 1975.[1] The song was included on her 1975 studio album Elite Hotel and was performed by Alison Krauss in 2016 as part of a tribute album to Harris titled: The Life & Songs of Emmylou Harris. The song was later covered by Crystal Gayle in 1982 and Blue Rodeo in 1993. Crowell recorded his own version of the song on his 1981 self-titled album. It was also covered by Van Morrison on his Pay the Devil Album out in 2006

Crystal Gayle version

Template:Infobox single In 1983, the song would be recorded by Crystal Gayle and her recording was her tenth number one on the country chart. Her recording would go to number one for one week and spend a total of twelve weeks on the chart.[2] A music video was filmed for the song.

Chart performance

Chart (1982–1983) Peak
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[3] 1
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 12

Blue Rodeo version

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In 1993, the song was covered by Canadian country rock band Blue Rodeo for their album Five Days in July. Released as a single in 1994, the song peaked at number 24 on the RPM Country Tracks chart.[4]

Chart performance

Chart (1994-1995) Peak
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[5] 24


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  5. "Top RPM Country Tracks: Issue 2706." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. January 16, 1995. Retrieved November 16, 2013.

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Preceded by
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Billboard Hot Country Singles
number-one single

February 12, 1983
Succeeded by
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