No. 48: Crystal Gayle, ‘Don’t Make My Brown Eyes Blue’ – Top 100 Country Songs
This jazzy ballad from Crystal Gayle was a No. 1 hit and also enjoyed crossover success in 1977 and 1978. Song No. 48 on the Top 100 Country Songs list would also earn Gayle a Grammy and later be named one of the most-played songs of the 20th century.
The album ‘Don’t Make My Brown Eyes Blue’ became the first for a female country artist to go platinum for one million units sold. While Gayle was already a popular voice before the song’s release, the hit would help her to be one of the most important female singers of the ’70s and ’80s.
Listen to ‘Don’t Make My Brown Eyes Blue’ by Crystal Gayle