“Harper Valley P.T.A” Sounds Best As Jeannie C. Riley’s 1968 Original

There are few songs that can compare to the surge of interest and timeless sound established by Jeannie C. Riley’s 1968 country classic “Harper Valley P.T.A.” Ever since its release, artists have loved it with greats such as Dolly Parton and Billy Ray Cyrus covering the hit.

Country-pop doesn’t get better than the 1968 masterpiece “Harper Valley P.T.A” from the sassy, talented star, Jeannie C. Riley. Between the classic references to the truly unforgettable rhythm throughout, it’s a track that you instantly fall in love with.

Jeannie tried to reclaim her fame through the release of a sequel song called “Return to Harper Valley,” but it didn’t draw much interest, failing to chart but gaining popularity among fans.

Almost every single country singer of her period covered this one-hit-wonder. You’ll find versions by not only the aforementioned greats, but Loretta Lynn Norma Jean, Dottie West, and Bobbi Martin as well.