Heartbeat in the Darkness

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"Heartbeat in the Darkness"
Single by Don Williams
from the album New Moves
B-side "Light in Your Eyes"
Released May 1986
Genre Country
Length 3:50
Label Capitol
Songwriter(s) Dave Loggins
Russell Smith
Producer(s) Don Williams
Garth Fundis
Don Williams singles chronology
"We've Got a Good Fire Goin'"
"Heartbeat in the Darkness"
"Then It's Love"
"We've Got a Good Fire Goin'"
"Heartbeat in the Darkness"
"Then It's Love"

"Heartbeat in the Darkness" is a song written by Dave Loggins and Russell Smith, and recorded by American country music artist Don Williams. It was released in May 1986 as the second single from the album New Moves. "Heartbeat in the Darkness" was Don Williams' 17th and final number one on the country chart. The single spent one week at number one and spent a total of 13 weeks on the chart.[1]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1986) Peak
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[2] 1
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 2


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 386. 
  2. ^ "Don Williams – Chart history" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Don Williams.

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Preceded by
"Strong Heart"
by T. G. Sheppard
Billboard Hot Country Singles
number-one single

August 30, 1986
Succeeded by
"Desperado Love"
by Conway Twitty