“(I’d Be) A Legend in My Time” is a song written and recorded by Don Gibson in 1960. It appeared as the B-side of his hit “Far Far Away”, from the album Sweet Dreams. Gibson re-recorded the song on the 1972 album Country Green.
The song was recorded by Ronnie Milsap and released in November 1974 as the lead single from his album A Legend in My Time. This was Milsap’s sixth country hit and his third number one. The single stayed at number one for a single week and spent a total of ten weeks within the top 40. Milsap’s recording altered the song from its original 3/4 time signature to a 4/4 time signature.
From the album A Legend in My Time
B-side “The Biggest Lie”
Released November 30, 1974
Label RCA Nashville
Songwriter(s) Don Gibson
Producer(s) Tom Collins, Jack D. Johnson