Blessed Are the Believers

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"Blessed Are the Believers"
Single by Anne Murray
from the album Where Do You Go When You Dream
B-side "Only Love"
Released February 1981
Genre Country
Label Capitol
Writer(s) Charlie Black
Rory Michael Bourke
Sandy Pinkard
Producer(s) Jim Ed Norman
Anne Murray singles chronology
"Could I Have This Dance"
(1980)
"Blessed Are the Believers"
(1981)
"We Don't Have to Hold Out"
(1981)

"Blessed Are the Believers" is a song written by Charlie Black, Rory Michael Bourke and Sandy Pinkard (of Pinkard & Bowden), and recorded by Canadian country music artist Anne Murray. It was released in February 1981 as the first single from Murray's Where Do You Go When You Dream album. The single would become Anne Murray's sixth number one on the country chart, where it spent one week at number one and a total of twelve weeks on the country chart.[1] "Blessed Are the Believers" and would also peak at number thirty-four on the Top 40.[2]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1981) Peak
position
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 1
Canadian RPM Adult Contemporary Tracks 1
Canadian RPM Top Singles 13
U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles 1
U.S. Billboard Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks 10
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 34

References[edit]

  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 243. 
  2. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits: Eighth Edition. Record Research. p. 443. 

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Preceded by
"But You Know I Love You"
by Dolly Parton
Billboard Hot Country Singles
number-one single

June 27, 1981
Succeeded by
"I Was Country When Country Wasn't Cool"
by Barbara Mandrell
Preceded by
"Elvira"
by The Oak Ridge Boys
RPM Country Tracks
number-one single

June 27-July 4, 1981
Succeeded by
"Too Many Lovers"
by Crystal Gayle