1983 Deborah Allen – Baby I Lied (US:#31)

“Baby I Lied”is a song recorded by American country music artist Deborah Allen. It was released in August 1983 as the first single from the album Cheat the Night. The song reached number 4 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart. It was also her only hit on the Billboard Hot 100, where it went to number 26. The song was written by Allen, Rafe VanHoy and Rory Bourke.

The B-side of the single, “Time is Taking You Away from Me” was written by Allen and VanHoy, and is a track that has not appeared on any subsequent albums.

Tracey Ullman recorded a cover of the song shortly after Allen released the song as a single.



BassNeil Stubenhaus
DrumsRick Shlosser
GuitarBuzzy Feiten
GuitarGeorge Doering
Acoustic GuitarFred Tackett
KeyboardsRobbie Buchanan
SynthesizerRobbie Buchanan
Background VocalsHerb Pedersen
Background VocalsJoey Scarbury
VocalsDeborah Allen

Produced By

Charles Calello


Deborah Allen
Rafe van Hoy
Rory Bourke


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