Heaven's Just a Sin Away
|"Heaven's Just a Sin Away"|
|Single by The Kendalls|
|from the album Let the Music Play / Heaven's Just a Sin Away|
|B-side||"Live and Let Live"|
|The Kendalls singles chronology|
"Heaven's Just a Sin Away" is a song composed by Jerry Gillespie, which was recorded in 1977 by The Kendalls. Released in 1977, the song went to Number One on the Billboard Hot Country Singles (now Hot Country Songs) charts. It was the duo's first Top 40 entry on that chart, and the second single from the album Let the Music Play / Heaven's Just a Sin Away, released on Ovation. It also reached number 69 on the Billboard Hot 100.
The song won The Kendalls a Grammy Award for Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal and Single of the Year win from the Country Music Association.
Kelly Willis recorded the song on her 1993 album Kelly Willis for MCA Nashville Records. Her version, the second and final single from that album, reached number 63 on the country singles charts that year.
|U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles||1|
|U.S. Billboard Hot 100||69|
|Canadian RPM Country Tracks||1|
|Canadian RPM Top Singles||59|
|Canadian RPM Adult Contemporary Tracks||37|
|Canada Country Tracks (RPM)||81|
|US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)||63|
- Whitburn, Joel (2008). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2008. Record Research, Inc. p. 221. ISBN 0-89820-177-2.
- Whitburn, p. 469
- The Blue Ridge Rangers: Rides Again http://www.allmusic.com/album/the-blue-ridge-rangers-rides-again-mw0000823291
- "Top RPM Country Tracks." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. November 27, 1993. Retrieved August 5, 2013.
- "Kelly Willis Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Kelly Willis.
by Kenny Rogers
|Billboard Hot Country Singles
October 8–October 29, 1977
"I'm Just a Country Boy"
by Don Williams
|RPM Country Tracks
October 29, 1977
"The Morning After Baby Let Me Down"
by Carroll Baker
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