God Bless America Again (song)
|"God Bless America Again"|
|Single by Conway Twitty and Loretta Lynn|
|from the album United Talent|
|B-side||God Bless America Again|
|Recorded||April 15, 1976
Mount Juliet, Tennessee
|Label||MCA Records 40572|
|Writer(s)||Bobby Bare and Boyce Hawkins|
|Conway Twitty and Loretta Lynn singles chronology|
"God Bless America Again" is a country music song written by Bobby Bare and Boyce Hawkins. A patriotic hymn pleading for God's forgiveness of the United States and his guidance over the country, the song was first recorded and made famous by Bare. Released as a single in 1969, Bare's version reached No. 16 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart.
|U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles||16|
Also recording a cover version were Conway Twitty and Loretta Lynn, whose duet recording was the B-side to their No. 3 country hit "The Letter." The Twitty-Lynn version, released in 1976, featured Twitty speaking the verses while Lynn sang the refrain. The Lynn version was played during the closing credits in the 2012 HBO made-for-TV movie "Game Change" about Sarah Palin's role in the 2008 Presidential Election which she and John McCain lost. It was also featured in the opening sequences of the film Canadian Bacon.
- Whitburn, Joel, "The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006," Record Research, 2006.
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