Australian singles chart:
Winter in America entered the Kent Music Report on 11 October 1976 and peaked at #37.
The song is on Leave Love Enough Alone which entered the Kent Music Report album charts on 25 November 1974 and peaked at #38.
Australian singer-songwriter Doug Ashdown’s 1976 song Winter in America was originally titled Leave Love Enough Alone when first released in 1974, but it failed to become a hit. The 1976 release was a hit in Australia and The Netherlands.
The lyrics are set in the United States during December and describe a man whose partner left him for another. He expresses his heartache and sadness, though also hopes she’s happier with him.
Read more: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Winter_in_America_(song)
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