Blessed Are the Believers

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"Blessed Are the Believers"
Single by Anne Murray
from the album Where Do You Go When You Dream
B-side "Only Love"
Released March 10, 1981 (US)
Genre Country
Label Capitol
Writer(s) Charlie Black
Rory Michael Bourke
Sandy Pinkard
Producer(s) Jim Ed Norman
Anne Murray singles chronology
"Could I Have This Dance"
"Blessed Are the Believers"
"We Don't Have to Hold Out"

"Blessed Are the Believers" is a song written by Charlie Black, Rory Michael Bourke and Sandy Pinkard (of Pinkard & Bowden), and recorded by Canadian country music artist Anne Murray. It was released in March 1981 as the first single from Murray's Gold-certified Where Do You Go When You Dream album.

The single was Anne Murray's sixth number one on the Country chart, where it spent one week at number one and a total of twelve weeks on the country chart.[1] On the pop singles chart, "Blessed Are the Believers" peaked at number thirty-four on the Top 40.[2]


Chart (1981) Peak
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 1
Canadian RPM Adult Contemporary Tracks 1
Canadian RPM Top Singles 13
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[3] 1
US Adult Contemporary (Billboard)[4] 10
US Billboard Hot 100[5] 34


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 243. 
  2. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits: Eighth Edition. Record Research. p. 443. 
  3. ^ "Anne Murray – Chart history" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Anne Murray.
  4. ^ "Anne Murray – Chart history" Billboard Adult Contemporary for Anne Murray.
  5. ^ "Anne Murray – Chart history" Billboard Hot 100 for Anne Murray.

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Preceded by
"But You Know I Love You"
by Dolly Parton
Billboard Hot Country Singles
number-one single

June 27, 1981
Succeeded by
"I Was Country When Country Wasn't Cool"
by Barbara Mandrell
Preceded by
by The Oak Ridge Boys
RPM Country Tracks
number-one single

June 27-July 4, 1981
Succeeded by
"Too Many Lovers"
by Crystal Gayle