About the Song

Loretta Lynn and Conway Twitty’s “Please Release Me” is a poignant country duet that delves into the theme of heartbreak and longing. Originally released in 1973 as part of their collaborative album “Louisiana Woman, Mississippi Man,” this emotional track showcases the undeniable chemistry between Lynn and Twitty.

Written by Eddie Miller, Robert Yount, and James Pebworth, “Please Release Me” portrays the anguish of unrequited love and the desperation of wanting to move on from a failed relationship. Lynn and Twitty’s heartfelt rendition of the song captures the raw emotion of the lyrics, resonating with listeners who have experienced similar feelings of heartache.

Upon its release, “Please Release Me” received critical acclaim and found success on the charts, reaching notable positions on the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart. Lynn and Twitty’s powerful vocals and the song’s relatable lyrics contributed to its widespread popularity among country music fans.

Throughout their collaborative career, Loretta Lynn and Conway Twitty were celebrated for their ability to convey the complexities of love and relationships through their music. “Please Release Me” remains a standout track in their discography, showcasing their talent as vocal partners and their ability to connect with audiences on an emotional level.

As fans revisit Lynn and Twitty’s classic hits, “Please Release Me” continues to resonate with listeners, offering solace to those who have experienced the pain of unrequited love. Its timeless message and haunting melody ensure that it remains a beloved classic in the world of country music.

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Lyrics

Please release me, let me go
For I don’t love you anymore
To waste our lives would be a sin
Release me and let me love again
I have found a new love, dear
And I will always want her near
Her lips are warm while yours are cold
Release me, darling, let me go
For I don’t love you anymore
(To waste my life would be a sin)
So release me and let me love again
Please release me, can’t you see
You’d be a fool to cling to me
To live our lives would bring us pain
So release me and let me love again
(Let me love, let me go)