Been to Canaan

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"Been to Canaan"
Single by Carole King
from the album Rhymes and Reasons
B-side "Bitter with the Sweet"
Released 1972 (1972)
Genre Pop
Length 03:38
Writer(s) Carole King
Producer(s) Lou Adler
Carole King singles chronology
"Sweet Seasons"
"Been to Canaan"
"Believe in Humanity"
Rhymes and Reasons track listing
"Ferguson Road"
"Been to Canaan"

"Been to Canaan" is a song written by Carole King introduced on King's 1972 album release Rhymes and Reasons. Released as that album's lead single, "Been to Canaan" peaked at #24 on the Billboard Hot 100 in January 1973 and it was the second of King's four #1 hits on the Easy Listening chart.[1]

A Finnish rendering of "Been to Canaan": "Olet Nähnyt Kaanan", was recorded by Anki on her 1973 album Aikalintu.

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  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2002). Top Adult Contemporary: 1961-2001. Record Research. p. 136. 

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