Ernest Tubb and Loretta Lynn – Our Hearts Are Holding Hands, is a song written by Bill Anderson that was recorded as a duet by American country artists Ernest Tubb and Loretta Lynn. The song was released as a single in 1965 and became a top 40 single on the Billboard country chart that same year. The song was released on the duo’s first duet studio release.
Was recorded at the Columbia Recording Studio between 1964 and 1965. The studio was located in Nashville, Tennessee. The sessions was produced by Owen Bradley. Bradley was both artists’ producer on the Decca record label in the 1960s also produced their first duet album together.
Was released as a single in May 1965 via Decca Records. It spent a total of 11 weeks on the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart before reaching number 24 in August 1965. “Our Hearts Are Holding Hands” was later released on the duo’s first studio album together: Mr. and Mrs. Used to Be. The record was released in August 1965, which was around the same time the single reached its peak position.
Ernest Tubb and Loretta Lynn – Our Hearts Are Holding Hands
from the album Mr. and Mrs. Used to Be
Released May 1968
Studio Columbia Recording Studio
Genre Country Honky-tonk
Songwriter(s) Bill Anderson
Producer(s) Owen Bradley