I Will Survive (Billie Jo Spears album)

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I Will Survive
Studio album by Billie Jo Spears
Released May 1979
Genre Country
Label United Artists Records
Producer Larry Butler
Billie Jo Spears chronology
Love Ain’t Gonna Wait For Us
(1978)
I Will Survive
(1979)
Standing Tall
(1980)

I Will Survive is the 14th album by Billie Jo Spears an American country artist (born Billie Jean Spears in Beaumont, Texas, United States, January 14, 1937 – December 14, 2011) released in May 1979 on the United Artists label. The title track, "I Will Survive", was a cover of the chart topper for Gloria Gaynor in 1978. Although the album didn't quite make the top 40 three singles released from it did.[1] These were:-

  • "I Will Survive" which peaked at #21 in the US Country Chart, #9 in the Canadian Country Chart and #47 in the UK.
  • "Livin' Our Love Together" peaked at #23 in the US Country Chart and #38 in the Canadian Country Chart
  • "Rainy Days and Stormy Nights" peaked at #21 in the US Country Chary and #18 in the Canadian Country Chart.

Track listing[2][edit]

Side 1

  1. "I Will Survive" (D. Fekaris/F. Perren) – 3:16
  2. "Angel in Your Arms" (C. Ivey/T. Woodford/T. Brasfield) – 3:25
  3. "Everyday I Have to Cry" (Arthur Alexander) – 2:40
  4. "It Should Have Been Easy" (Bob McDill) – 2:49
  5. "I’m Good at What I Do" (G. McCracken) – 2:40

Side 2

  1. "Livin’ Our Love Together" (B. Peters) – 2:45
  2. "I Think I’ll Go Home" (J. Allen) – 3:16
  3. "You" (D. Allen/R. Vanhoy) – 3:15
  4. "Happy Ever After" (L. Butler/R. Bowling/S. Richey)
  5. "Rainy Days and Stormy Nights" (C. Craig) – 2:35

Musicians[2][edit]

Production[2][edit]

  • Producer: Larry Butler
  • Recorded at Jack Clement Recording Studio, Nashville
  • Recording Engineer: Billy Sherrill
  • Mastered at Mastertronics, Nashville by Glenn Meadows
  • Album Art Direction: Vegas Burks
  • Photography: “Hoot” Gibson
  • Album Design: Tex Lank

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ allmusic.com/album/i-will-survive-mw0000998191
  2. ^ a b c Original album sleeve notes