“Before I’m Over You” is a song written by Betty Sue Perry that was originally recorded by American country artist Loretta Lynn. It was released as a single in October 1963 via Decca Records.
Was recorded at the Columbia Recording Studio on February 5, 1962. Located in Nashville, Tennessee, the session was produced by renowned country music producer Owen Bradley. It was Lynn’s second recording session after signing with Decca Records in 1961. Reached number four on the Billboard Hot Country Singles survey in 1963. The song became her second top ten single under the Decca recording label. “Before I’m Over You” was Lynn’s biggest hit single up until this point in 1963. It was included on her debut studio album in 1964, Before I’m Over You.
From the album Before I’m Over You
B-side “Where Were You”
Released October 1963
Recorded 5 February 1962
Genre Honky tonk country
Songwriter(s) Betty Sue Perry
Producer(s) Owen Bradley