From the Word Go (song)

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"From the Word Go"
Single by Michael Martin Murphey
from the album River of Time
ReleasedDecember 17, 1988
LabelWarner Bros.
Songwriter(s)Michael Garvin, Chris Waters
Producer(s)Steve Gibson
Michael Martin Murphey singles chronology
"Pilgrims on the Way (Matthew's Song)"
"From the Word Go"
"Never Givin' Up on Love"

"From the Word Go" is a song written by Michael Garvin and Chris Waters, and recorded by American country music artist Michael Martin Murphey. It was released in December 1988 as the fourth and final single from the album River of Time. The song peaked at number 3 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles chart.[1]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1988–1989) Peak
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[2] 3
Canadian RPM Country Tracks[3] 2

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1989) Position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[4] 53
US Country Songs (Billboard)[5] 44


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 241.
  2. ^ "Michael Martin Murphey Chart History (Hot Country Songs)". Billboard.
  3. ^ "RPM 100 Country Singles" (PDF). RPM. April 10, 1989.
  4. ^ "RPM Top 100 Country Tracks of 1989". RPM. December 23, 1989. Retrieved August 28, 2013.
  5. ^ "Best of 1989: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 1989. Retrieved August 28, 2013.