Now and Forever (You and Me)

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"Now and Forever (You and Me)"
Single by Anne Murray
from the album Something to Talk About
B-side "I Don't Wanna Spend Another Night Without You"
Released January 1986
Genre Country, Power Pop
Length 4:14
Label Capitol
Writer(s) David Foster
Randy Goodrum
Jim Vallance
Producer(s) David Foster
Anne Murray singles chronology
"I Don't Think I'm Ready for You"
"Now and Forever (You and Me)"
"Who's Leaving Who"

"Now and Forever (You and Me)" is a song written by David Foster, Randy Goodrum and Jim Vallance and recorded by Canadian vocalist Anne Murray. It was released in January 1986 as the first single from the album Something to Talk About. The song was Murray's ninth and final number one on the U.S. country singles charts as a solo artist. The single went to number one for one week and spent a total of fourteen weeks on the U.S. country chart.[1] It was also Murray's final single to chart in the U.S. Hot 100.

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1986) Peak
Canadian RPM Country Tracks[2] 1
Canadian RPM Adult Contemporary Tracks[3] 2
Canadian RPM Top Singles[4] 12
UK Singles Chart[citation needed] 76
U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles 1
U.S. Billboard Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks[citation needed] 7
U.S. Billboard Hot 100[5] 92


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 243. 
  2. ^ "RPM Country Tracks for May 3, 1986". RPM. Retrieved July 14, 2011. 
  3. ^ "RPM Adult Contemporary for March 15, 1986". RPM. Retrieved July 14, 2011. 
  4. ^ "RPM Top Singles for March 29, 1986". RPM. Retrieved July 14, 2011. 
  5. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2008). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2008. Record Research, Inc. p. 291. ISBN 0-89820-177-2. 
Preceded by
"Cajun Moon"
by Ricky Skaggs
Billboard Hot Country Singles
number-one single

April 26, 1986
Succeeded by
"Once in a Blue Moon"
by Earl Thomas Conley
RPM Country Tracks
number-one single

May 3-May 10, 1986