«The Happiest Girl in the Whole USA»written, composed, and recorded by Donna Fargo. It is written in the voice of a newlywed girl, sung to her new husband. It has since become her signature song.
The song, Fargo’s first single on Dot Records, became a number-one country hit in the spring of 1972, and subsequently became a hit on the Billboard Hot 100 pop music chart, peaking at No. 11, and Billboard Easy Listening Singles chart, where it reached No. 7. Billboard ranked it as the No. 55 song for 1972. The record earned Fargo a Grammy for Best Country Vocal Performance, Female, at the 15th Annual Grammy Awards on March 3, 1973.
From the album The Happiest Girl in the Whole U.S.A.
Released March 1972
Recorded Late 1971
Genre Country, Pop
Songwriter(s) Donna Fargo
Producer(s) Stan Silver