A Stranger in My Place
|"A Stranger in My Place"|
|Single by Anne Murray|
|from the album Straight, Clean and Simple|
|Anne Murray singles chronology|
"A Stranger in My Place" is a song by Kenny Rogers and Kin Vassy (a member of The First Edition), first recorded on Kenny Rogers & The First Edition's 1970 album Something's Burning. The most successful charting single of the song was by Canadian country pop artist Anne Murray. Released in February 1971, it was the second single from her album Straight, Clean and Simple. It peaked at number 1 on the Canadian RPM Country Tracks chart. It also reached number 27 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart in the United States.
In the course of 1971, the song was also covered by Bill Anderson (on his album Always Remember) and Del Reeves (on his album The Del Reeves Album). In 1972 it was covered by Joan Baez on her Come from the Shadows album.
In 1980 the song charted again for Jimmy "Orion" Ellis, reaching #69 on the country charts.
Chart performance (Anne Murray version)
|Canadian RPM Country Tracks||1|
|Canadian RPM Top Singles||18|
|Canadian RPM Adult Contemporary||1|
|US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)||27|
|US Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles (Billboard)||22|
"Help Me Make It Through the Night"
by Sammi Smith
|RPM Country Tracks
March 20-March 27, 1971
"I'd Rather Love You"
by Charley Pride
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