Thank God for You

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"Thank God For You"
Single by Sawyer Brown
from the album Outskirts of Town
B-side "Cafe on the Corner"[1]
Released June 28, 1993
Format CD Single
Genre Country
Length 3:17
Label Curb
Writer(s) Mac McAnally
Mark Miller
Producer(s) Mac McAnally
Sawyer Brown singles chronology
"Trouble on the Line"
(1993)
"Thank God for You"
(1993)
"The Boys and Me"
(1994)

"Thank God For You" is the title of a song written by Mac McAnally and Mark Miller, and recorded by American country music group Sawyer Brown. It was released in June 1993 as the lead single from their album, Outskirts of Town. The song reached number-one on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Songs chart[2] and on the Canadian RPM Country Tracks chart. It also peaked at number 17 on the U.S. Billboard Bubbling Under Hot 100 chart.

Content[edit]

In this song the narrator gives thanks for all the things that he has taken for granted in his lifespan.

"I've got to thank mama for the cookin' Daddy for the whoopin' The Devil for the trouble that I get into I've got to give credit where credit is due I thank the bank for the money thank God for you"

Music video[edit]

The music video was directed by Michael Salomon and premiered in July 1993.

Chart positions[edit]

"Thank God for You" debuted at number 63 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks for the week of July 3, 1993.

Chart (1993) Peak
position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[3] 1
US Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles (Billboard)[4] 17
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[5] 1

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1993) Position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[6] 31
US Country Songs (Billboard)[7] 4

References[edit]

  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2008). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2008. Record Research, Inc. pp. 369–370. ISBN 0-89820-177-2. 
  2. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 305. 
  3. ^ "Top RPM Country Tracks: Issue 2241." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. September 18, 1993. Retrieved August 5, 2013.
  4. ^ "Sawyer Brown Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Bubbling Under Hot 100 for Sawyer Brown.
  5. ^ "Sawyer Brown Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Sawyer Brown.
  6. ^ "RPM Top 100 Country Tracks of 1993". RPM. December 18, 1993. Retrieved August 5, 2013. 
  7. ^ "Best of 1993: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 1993. Retrieved August 5, 2013. 

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Preceded by
"Can't Break It to My Heart"
by Tracy Lawrence
Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks
number-one single

September 4-September 11, 1993
Succeeded by
"Ain't Goin' Down ('Til the Sun Comes Up)"
by Garth Brooks
Preceded by
"I'm Gonna Drive You Out of My Mind"
by Charlie Major
RPM Country Tracks
number-one single

September 18-September 25, 1993
Succeeded by
"In the Heart of a Woman"
by Billy Ray Cyrus