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The Night the Lights Went out in Georgia Vicki Lawrence (Bell, 1972)

Written by Bobby Russell, The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia is a Southern Gothic song sung by actress Vicki Lawrence. Off the album of the same name, the single peaked at #1 in the U.S. Country singer Reba McEntire covered the song in 1991 for her album, For My broken Heart. Comedy group The Credibility Gap recorded a parody song, The Night that The Lights Stayed on in Pittsburgh.