Anita Perras

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Anita Perras
Genres Country
Occupations Singer
Instruments Vocals
Years active 1981 – present
Labels Savannah Records
Pine Ridge
True North Records
Associated acts Tim Taylor
Website Official website

Anita Perras is a Canadian country music singer. Perras has released seven albums and charted twenty-six songs on the RPM Country Tracks chart between 1981 and 1995, including the Top 10 singles "Heads You Win, Tails I Lose" (#10, 1986[1]), "Isn't That the Strangest Thing" (with Tim Taylor, No. 10, 1988[2]), "One Smokey Rose" (#9, 1988[3]), "The Tip of My Fingers" (#9, 1989[4]), "Touch My Heart" (#10, 1990[5]) "Here Comes My Baby" (#9, 1990[6]) and "It Might as Well Be Me" (#10, 1993[7]).

Perras and Taylor received the Canadian Country Music Association award for Duo of the Year in 1985,[8] 1986,[9] 1987[10] and 1988.[11] Perras also won the award for Female Artist of the Year in 1986[9] and 1987[10] and her single "One Smokey Rose" was named Single of the Year in 1988.[11]

Perras and Taylor were nominated for the Juno Award for Country Group or Duo of the Year in 1985 and 1987. Perras was also nominated for Most Promising Female Vocalist in 1990 and Best Country Female Vocalist in 1994.[12]

She has continued to record, releasing the album Those Classic Country Songs in September 2008 on True North Records.[13]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Year Album CAN Country Label
1989 Touch My Heart Savannah
1993 Way Beyond the Blue 26
1995 Live (By Request) K-Tel
2004 Think Again Pine Ridge
2005 The Greatest Hits Collection
2008 Those Classic Country Songs True North

Collaboration albums[edit]

Year Album Artist Label
1987 Anita & Tim Tim Taylor Savannah

Singles[edit]

Year Title Peak positions Album
CAN Country
1981 "Over the Line Again" 41 Non-album songs
1983 "Somebody Said It Was Me" 40
"You Got What You Want" 35
1984 "How's a Girl to Know" 39 Touch My Heart
1985 "Mutual Acquaintance" 29
1986 "Heads You Win (Tails I Lose)" 10
1987 "I've Found Someone Too" 20
1988 "One Smokey Rose" 9
1989 "Hello Again" 30
"The Tip of My Fingers" 9
"Touch My Heart" 10
1990 "Here Comes My Baby" 9
"After All" 20
1991 "I've Got a Travelin' Heart" 41 Way Beyond the Blue
1992 "Can't You Just Stay Gone" 23
"Somewhere Under the Rainbow" 41
1993 "It Might as Well Be Me" 10
"If I Didn't Have You in My World" 25
"Way Beyond the Blue" 17
1995 "If I Were You" 22 Live (By Request)

Singles with Tim Taylor[edit]

Year Title Peak positions Album
CAN Country
1984 "We Get By" 34 Anita & Tim
1985 "This Is Our Night" 29 N/A
1986 "Something Good" 19 Anita & Tim
"Heading in the Wrong Direction" 23
1987 "Isn't That the Strangest Thing" 10
1988 "You're Too Much" *
* denotes unknown peak positions

Guest singles[edit]

Year Title Artist Peak positions Album
CAN Country
1994 "Trace Back" Gary Fjellgaard 50 Believe in Forever

Awards[edit]

Canadian Country Music Association[edit]

  • 1985 – Duo of the Year (with Tim Taylor)
  • 1986 – Female Artist of the Year
  • 1986 – Duo of the Year (with Tim Taylor)
  • 1987 – Female Artist of the Year
  • 1987 – Duo of the Year (with Tim Taylor)
  • 1988 – Single of the Year ("One Smokey Rose")
  • 1988 – Duo of the Year (with Tim Taylor)

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