Black Sheep (John Anderson song)

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"Black Sheep"
Single by John Anderson
from the album All the People Are Talkin'
B-side "Call on Me"
Released September 1983
Genre Country
Length 2:59
Label Warner Bros.
  • John Anderson
  • Lou Bradley
John Anderson singles chronology
"Goin' Down Hill"
"Black Sheep"
"Let Somebody Else Drive"
"Goin' Down Hill"
"Black Sheep"
"Let Somebody Else Drive"

"Black Sheep" is a song written by Danny Darst and Robert Altman, and recorded by American country music artist John Anderson. It was released in September 1983 as the first single from the album All the People Are Talkin'. "Black Sheep" was John Anderson's third number one on the country chart. "Black Sheep" went to number one for one week and spent a total of 14 weeks within the top 40.[1]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1983) Peak
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[2] 1
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 1


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 25. 
  2. ^ "John Anderson – Chart history" Billboard Hot Country Songs for John Anderson.

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Preceded by
"Tell Me a Lie"
by Janie Fricke
Billboard Hot Country Singles
number-one single

December 17, 1983
Succeeded by
"Houston (Means I'm One Day Closer to You)"
by Larry Gatlin & the Gatlin Brothers Band
RPM Country Tracks
number-one single

December 24, 1983