Prisoner of Hope

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"Prisoner of Hope"
Single by Johnny Lee
from the album Lookin' for Love
Released May 25, 1981
Genre Country
Label Asylum
Writer(s) Sterling Whipple, Gerald Metcalf
Producer(s) Jim Ed Norman
Johnny Lee singles chronology
"Pickin' Up Strangers"
"Prisoner of Hope"
"Bet Your Heart on Me"

"Prisoner of Hope" is the title of a song written by Sterling Whipple and Gerald Metcalf, and recorded by American country music artist Johnny Lee. It was released in May 1981 as the fourth single from the album Lookin for Love. The song reached #3 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart.[1]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1981) Peak
U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks 3
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 4


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 198.