A Face in the Crowd (Michael Martin Murphey and Holly Dunn song)

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"A Face in the Crowd"
Single by Michael Martin Murphey with Holly Dunn
from the album Americana
Released January 1987
Genre Country
Label Warner Bros.
Writer(s) Karen Staley, Gary Harrison
Producer(s) Steve Gibson
Michael Martin Murphey singles chronology
"Fiddlin' Man"
"A Face in the Crowd"
"A Long Line of Love"
Holly Dunn singles chronology
"Daddy's Hands"
"A Face in the Crowd"
"Love Someone Like Me"

"A Face in the Crowd" is a song written by Karen Staley and Gary Harrison, and recorded by American country music artists Michael Martin Murphey and Holly Dunn as a duet. It was released in January 1987 as the first single from the album Americana. The song reached number 4 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart[1] and number 7 on the Canadian RPM Country Tracks chart.

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1987) Peak
U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks 4
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 7


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 241.