Dare to Dream (Billy Gilman album)

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Dare to Dream
Studio album by Billy Gilman
Released May 8, 2001
Length 43:15
Label Epic
Billy Gilman chronology
Classic Christmas
Dare to Dream
Music Through Heartsongs
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

Dare to Dream is the second studio album by the American country music singer Billy Gilman, released in 2001 on Epic Records Nashville. Although its singles "Elisabeth" and "She's My Girl" both fell short of the Top 40 on the Billboard country singles charts, the album was certified Gold by the RIAA.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "She's My Girl" (Brian Baker, Zack Turner, Lonnie Wilson) – 3:08
  2. "Our First Kiss" (Bonnie Baker, Bob DiPiero) – 3:11
  3. "Elisabeth" (Kim Patton-Johnston, Liz Rose) – 4:22
  4. "I've Got to Make It to Summer" (Don Cook, David Malloy) – 4:30
  5. "My Time on Earth" (Tommy Conners, Adam Hughes, David Vincent Williams) – 4:26
  6. "You Don't You Won't" (David Bassett, Michael Himelstein) – 3:28
  7. "She's Everything You Want" (Mary Danna, Michael Gerald Lunn, Malloy) – 2:22
  8. "God's Alive and Well" (Malloy, Bruce Roberts) – 4:28
  9. "The Woman in My Life" (Cook, Bob Regan, Leslie Satcher) – 3:40
  10. "Almost Love" (Tom Douglas, Marcus Hummon) – 4:14
  11. "Some Things I Know" (Sally Barris, Burton Collins) – 2:36
  12. "Shamey, Shamey, Shame" (Randle Chowing, Mark Morton, Alan Ross) – 2:50

Notable tracks[edit]

"Some Things I Know" was recorded by the country music singer James Bonamy for his 1997 album Roots and Wings. It was also recorded by the country singer Lee Ann Womack as a duet with Vince Gill three years before Gilman's recording (in 1998) and served as the title track for her album Some Things I Know.


Chart performance[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (2001) Peak
US Billboard 200[2] 45
US Top Country Albums (Billboard)[3] 6

Year end charts[edit]

Chart (2001) Position
US Country Albums (Billboard)[4] 43

Certifications and sales[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
United States (RIAA)[5] Gold 500,000^

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone


  1. ^ Dare to Dream at AllMusic
  2. ^ "Billy Gilman – Chart history" Billboard 200 for Billy Gilman. Retrieved December 26, 2016.
  3. ^ "Billy Gilman – Chart history" Billboard Top Country Albums for Billy Gilman. Retrieved December 26, 2016.
  4. ^ "Country Albums - Year-End 2001". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved December 26, 2016. 
  5. ^ "American album certifications – Billy Gilman – Dare to Dream". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved December 26, 2016.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH