Houston (Means I'm One Day Closer to You)

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"Houston (Means I'm One Day Closer to You)"
Single by Larry Gatlin & The Gatlin Brothers Band
from the album Greatest Hits Vol. II
B-side "Whole Wide World Stood Still"
Released September 1983
Genre Country
Length 2:56
Label Columbia
Writer(s) Larry Gatlin
Producer(s) Jerry Crutchfield, Larry Gatlin
Larry Gatlin & The Gatlin Brothers Band singles chronology
"Easy on the Eye"
"Houston (Means I'm One Day Closer to You)"

"Houston (Means I'm One Day Closer to You)" is a song written by Larry Gatlin and recorded by American country music group Larry Gatlin & the Gatlin Brothers Band. It was released in September 1983 as the first single from the album "Greatest Hits Vol. II" then included to first track of "Not Guilty" (1984). "Houston (Means I'm One Day Closer to You)" was the group's third and last number one on the country chart. The single went to number one for two weeks and spent a total of fifteen weeks on the country chart.[1]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1983) Peak
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[2] 1
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 1


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 130. 
  2. ^ "Larry Gatlin – Chart history" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Larry Gatlin.

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Preceded by
"Black Sheep"
by John Anderson
Billboard Hot Country Singles
number-one single

December 24-December 31, 1983
Succeeded by
"You Look So Good in Love"
by George Strait
RPM Country Tracks
number-one single

December 31, 1983
Succeeded by
"Take It to the Limit"
by Waylon Jennings with Willie Nelson