Beneath Still Waters (song)

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"Beneath Still Waters"
Single by Diana Trask
Released 1970
Genre Country
Label Dot
Writer(s) Dallas Frazier
Diana Trask singles chronology
"I Fall to Pieces"
(1969)
"Beneath Still Waters"
(1970)
"The Chokin' Kind"
(1970)

"Beneath Still Waters" is a 1970 single written by Dallas Frazier and recorded by Diana Trask. "Beneath Still Waters" was Diana Trask second hit on the country chart, spending two weeks on the country chart, where it peaked at number thirty-eight.[1]

Diana Trask version[edit]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1970) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks 38
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 50
"Beneath Still Waters"
Single by Emmylou Harris
from the album Blue Kentucky Girl
Released 1980
Genre Country
Label Warner Bros.
Producer(s) Brian Ahern
Emmylou Harris singles chronology
"Blue Kentucky Girl"
(1979)
"Beneath Still Waters"
(1980)
"Wayfaring Stranger"
(1980)

Emmylou Harris version[edit]

In 1980, Emmylou Harris would have her fourth number one hit on the country chart with her version of the song on Blue Kentucky Girl.[2]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1980) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks 1
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 3

Cover versions[edit]

In 1979, Daniel Selby recorded the song for an album on Davis/Capitol.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 350. 
  2. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 152. 

External links[edit]

Preceded by
"Are You on the Road to Lovin' Me Again" by Debby Boone
Billboard Hot Country Singles number-one single by Emmylou Harris
May 10, 1980
Succeeded by
"Gone Too Far" by Eddie Rabbitt