It Was Almost Like a Song
|"It Was Almost Like a Song"|
|Single by Ronnie Milsap|
|from the album It Was Almost Like a Song|
|B-side||It Don't Hurt to Dream|
|Released||May 1977 (U.S.)|
|Writer(s)||Hal David and Archie Jordan|
|Producer(s)||Tom Collins and Ronnie Milsap|
|Ronnie Milsap singles chronology|
"It Was Almost Like a Song" is a song written by Hal David and Archie Jordan, and recorded by American country music singer Ronnie Milsap. It was released in May 1977 as the first single and title track from the album It Was Almost Like a Song. It became one of the greatest hits of his recording career upon its release in 1977.
In July 1977, "It Was Almost Like a Song" became Milsap's eighth No. 1 song on the Billboard magazine Hot Country Songs chart, and his greatest hit to that time of his career. The song also became his first Billboard Hot 100 chart entry, eventually scoring No. 16. The song also scored on Billboard's Hot Adult Contemporary Singles chart, where it peaked at No. 7.
"It Was Almost Like a Song" provided the basis for the title of Milsap's biography, Almost Like a Song, which he co-wrote with Tom Carter.
|U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles||1|
|U.S. Billboard Hot 100||16|
|U.S. Billboard Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks||7|
|Canadian RPM Country Tracks||12|
|Canadian RPM Top Singles||7|
|Canadian RPM Adult Contemporary Tracks||6|
- Whitburn, Joel, "Top Country Songs: 1944-2005," 2006.
- Whitburn, Joel, "Top Pop Singles: 1955-2006," 2007.
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