Lord, I Hope This Day Is Good

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"Lord, I Hope This Day Is Good"
Single by Don Williams
from the album Especially for You
B-side "Smooth Talkin' Baby"
Released November 1981
Genre Country
Length 4:06
Label MCA
Writer(s) Dave Hanner
Producer(s) Don Williams
Garth Fundis
Don Williams singles chronology
"If I Needed You"
(1981)
"Lord, I Hope This Day Is Good"
(1981)
"Listen to the Radio"
(1982)

"Lord, I Hope This Day is Good" is a song written by Dave Hanner, and recorded by American country music artist Don Williams. It was released in November 1981 as the third single from the album Especially for You. "Lord, I Hope This Day is Good" would be Don Williams' twelfth number one on the country chart. The single stayed at number one for one week and spent a total of twenty weeks on the country music charts.[1] Hanner also recorded the song as a member of Corbin/Hanner, who released it as the b-side to the 1982 single "One Fine Morning."[2]

Other versions[edit]

Lee Ann Womack also recorded a version of the song on her 2000 album I Hope You Dance.

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1981–1982) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles 1
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2008). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2008. Record Research, Inc. p. 463. ISBN 0-89820-177-2. 
  2. ^ Whitburn, p. 104
Preceded by
"Only One You"
by T. G. Sheppard
Billboard Hot Country Singles
number-one single

February 27, 1982
Succeeded by
"You're the Best Break This Old Heart Ever Had"
by Ed Bruce
RPM Country Tracks
number-one single

March 6, 1982
Succeeded by
"Do Me with Love"
by Janie Fricke