God Bless America Again (song)
|"God Bless America Again"|
|Single by Conway Twitty and Loretta Lynn|
|from the album United Talent|
|B-side||God Bless America Again|
|Recorded||April 15, 1976
Mount Juliet, Tennessee
|Label||MCA Records 40572|
|Writer(s)||Bobby Bare and Boyce Hawkins|
|Conway Twitty and Loretta Lynn singles chronology|
"God Bless America Again" is a country music song written by Bobby Bare and Boyce Hawkins. A patriotic hymn pleading for God's forgiveness of the United States and his guidance over the country, the song was first recorded and made famous by Bare. Released as a single in 1969, Bare's version reached No. 16 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart.
|U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles||16|
Also recording a cover version were Conway Twitty and Loretta Lynn, whose duet recording was the B-side to their No. 3 country hit "The Letter." The Twitty-Lynn version, released in 1976, featured Twitty speaking the verses while Lynn sang the refrain. The Lynn version was played during the closing credits in the 2012 HBO made-for-TV movie "Game Change" about Sarah Palin's role in the 2008 Presidential Election which she and John McCain lost.
- Whitburn, Joel, "The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006," Record Research, 2006.
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