Some Days Are Diamonds (Some Days Are Stone)

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"Some Days Are Diamonds (Some Days Are Stone)"
Single by John Denver
from the album Some Days Are Diamonds
B-side "Country Love"
Released May 1981
Genre Country
Length 4:00
Label RCA
Writer(s) Dick Feller
Producer(s) Larry Butler
John Denver singles chronology
"Dancing with the Mountains"
"Some Days Are Diamonds (Some Days Are Stone)"
"The Cowboy and the Lady"

"Some Days Are Diamonds (Some Days Are Stone)" is a song written by Dick Feller. Feller's version was released in 1976 but failed to chart. The song was covered by John Denver on his 1981 album Some Days Are Diamonds. Released in May 1981 as the album's first single, Denver's version peaked at number 10 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart and number 36 on the Billboard Hot 100.[1] It also reached number one on the RPM Country Tracks chart in Canada.[2]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1981) Peak
U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles 10
U.S. Billboard Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks 12
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 36
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 1
Canadian RPM Adult Contemporary Tracks 1
Preceded by
"(There's) No Gettin' Over Me"
by Ronnie Milsap
RPM Country Tracks
number-one single

September 19, 1981
Succeeded by
"You Don't Know Me"
by Mickey Gilley