Pure Love (album)

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Pure Love
Studio album by Ronnie Milsap
Released April 1974
Genre Country
Label RCA Nashville
Ronnie Milsap chronology
Where My Heart Is
Pure Love
Legend in My Time
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars [1]

Pure Love was the third studio album of Country music artist Ronnie Milsap. It was released in 1974 under the RCA Nashville label. The album produced two #1 hits for Milsap, including his first hit "Pure Love" penned by Eddie Rabbitt and "Please Don't Tell Me How the Story Ends," which marked his debut on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, peaking at #95.

Pure Love reached #8 on Country album charts. Allmusic described the album as having "a solid country foundation" highlighting "My Love Is Deep, My Love Is Wide" and "Blue Ridge Mountains Turnin' Green" as being among a "strong set of songs."

Track listing[edit]

  1. "My Love Is Deep, My Love Is Wide" (Ben Peters) - 2:34
  2. "Amazing Love" (John Schweers) - 3:18
  3. "Pure Love" (Eddie Rabbitt) - 2:19
  4. "Four Walls" (George Campbell, Marvin Moore) - 3:06
  5. "Streets of Gold" (Jim Lunsford) - 2:15
  6. "Love the Second Time Around" (Schweers) - 3:02
  7. "Please Don't Tell Me How the Story Ends" (Kris Kristofferson) - 2:44
  8. "All My Roads (Lead Back to You)" (Bob Morrison) - 2:32
  9. "Behind Closed Doors" (Kenny O'Dell) - 2:53
  10. "Blue Ridge Mountains Turnin' Green" (Lunsford) - 3:05


Chart (1974) Peak
U.S. Top Country Albums 8


Year Song US Country
1974 "Pure Love" 1
1974 "Please Don't Tell Me How the Story Ends" 1


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