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
I Will Survive
Standing Tall

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



  • 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]


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