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"Dirty Old Man"
Single by George Hamilton IV
from the album Out West Country
B-side "Abilene"
Released April 1973
Genre Country
Label RCA
Writer(s) Bob Ruzicka
George Hamilton IV singles chronology
"Blue Train (Of the Heartbreak Line)"
"Dirty Old Man"
"Second Cup of Coffee"

"Dirty Old Man" is a single by American country music artist George Hamilton IV. Released in April 1973, it was a single from Hamilton's album Out West Country. The song reached #1 on the RPM Country Tracks chart in Canada on June 2, 1973.[1]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1973) Peak
U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles[2] 38
Canadian RPM Country Tracks[1] 1
Canadian RPM Adult Contemporary[3] 2
Preceded by
"What's Your Mama's Name"
by Tanya Tucker[4]
RPM Country Tracks
number-one single

June 2-June 9, 1973[1]
Succeeded by
"Tie a Yellow Ribbon Round the Ole Oak Tree"
by Johnny Carver[5]


  1. ^ a b c "RPM Country Tracks for June 2, 1973". RPM. Retrieved 3 October 2010. 
  2. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2005). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2005. Record Research, Inc. p. 162. ISBN 0-89820-165-9. 
  3. ^ "RPM Adult Contemporary for June 9, 1973". RPM. Retrieved 3 October 2010. 
  4. ^ "RPM Country Tracks for May 26, 1973". RPM. Retrieved 3 October 2010. 
  5. ^ "RPM Country Tracks for June 16, 1973". RPM. Retrieved 3 October 2010. 

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