Prop Me Up Beside The Jukebox (If I Die) (3:46)

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“Prop Me Up Beside the Jukebox (If I Die)” is the title of a song recorded by American country music singer Joe Diffie. The second single released from his CD, Honky Tonk Attitude, it peaked at #3 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks (now Hot Country Songs) chart.


In 1999, the song was part of a lawsuit when another songwriter named Everett Ellis attempted to sue the writers of “Prop Me Up Beside the Jukebox”, as he thought that the song infringed on a copyright to his own composition, “Lay Me Out by the Jukebox When I Die”

Chart positions

“Prop Me Up Beside the Jukebox (If I Die)” debuted on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks for the week of July 24, 1993.

Chart (1993) Peak position

U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks: 3
U.S. Billboard Bubbling Under Hot 100: 22
Canadian RPM Country Tracks: 2


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