Give Me Wings

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"Give Me Wings"
Single by Michael Johnson
from the album Wings
Released 1986
Genre Country
Label RCA
Writer(s) Rhonda Fleming
Don Schlitz
Producer(s) Brent Maher
Michael Johnson singles chronology
"Gotta Learn to Love Without You"
"Give Me Wings"
"The Moon Is Still Over Her Shoulder"

"Give Me Wings" is a song written by Rhonda Fleming and Don Schlitz, and recorded by American country music artist Michael Johnson. It was released in 1986 as the second single from the album Wings. "Give Me Wings" was Michael Johnson's third country hit and was the first of two number one country singles. The single went to number one for one week and spent a total of sixteen weeks on the country chart.[1]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1986–1987) Peak
U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles 1
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 3


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 178. 

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Preceded by
"Mind Your Own Business"
by Hank Williams, Jr., Reba McEntire, Tom Petty, Reverend Ike and Willie Nelson
Billboard Hot Country Singles
number-one single

January 10, 1987
Succeeded by
"What Am I Gonna Do About You"
by Reba McEntire
Preceded by
"Never Be You"
by Rosanne Cash
Billboard Hot Country Songs
number-one single of the year

Succeeded by
"Don't Close Your Eyes"
by Keith Whitley