Beyond Those Years

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"Beyond Those Years"
Single by The Oak Ridge Boys
from the album Monongahela
B-side "Too Many Heartaches"
Released April 1, 1989
Genre Country
Length 4:37
Label MCA
Songwriter(s) Troy Seals, Eddie Setser
Producer(s) Jimmy Bowen
The Oak Ridge Boys singles chronology
"Bridges and Walls"
"Beyond Those Years"
"An American Family"

"Beyond Those Years" is a song written by Troy Seals and Eddie Setser, and recorded by American country music group The Oak Ridge Boys. It was released in April 1989 as the third single from the album Monongahela. The song reached #7 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart.[1]

In 2011, the group re-recorded the song with a new arrangement and tenor singer Joe Bonsall on lead vocals for their It's Only Natural project at Cracker Barrel Old Country Store. The album included songs originally sung by Steve Sanders. The lineup on the new album included Golden on baritone vocals.

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1989) Peak
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[2] 10
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[3] 7

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1989) Position
US Country Songs (Billboard)[4] 85


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). the Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 252. 
  2. ^ "Top RPM Country Tracks: Issue 6373." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. June 26, 1989. Retrieved August 28, 2013.
  3. ^ "The Oak Ridge Boys – Chart history" Billboard Hot Country Songs for The Oak Ridge Boys.
  4. ^ "Best of 1989: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 1989. Retrieved August 28, 2013.