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Jessi Colter-Mirriam 2.jpg
Studio album by Jessi Colter
Released July 1977
Genre Country
Label Capitol
Producer Ken Mansfield
Richie Albright
Jessi Colter chronology
Diamond in the Rough
That's the Way a Cowboy Rocks and Rolls
Singles from Mirriam
  1. "I Belong to Him"
    Released: August 15, 1977
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars[1]

Mirriam is the fifth studio album released by American country music artist, Jessi Colter. It was co-produced by country artist and Colter's husband, Waylon Jennings, and was issued in July 1977 on Capitol Records.


Colter's fifth album was derived from her birth name, Mirriam Johnson. The album consisted of ten new tracks, all of which were written by Colter. The album's lead single, "I Belong to Him" (which featured Jennings and Roy Orbison), was the only song released from the album, and did not chart on the Hot Country Songs or the Billboard Hot 100 charts upon its release. In addition, the album peaked at #29 the Top Country Albums chart, becoming Colter's first studio album to chart outside of the Top 10.[2] Mirriam was produced by Ken Mansfield (the producer of Colter's previous three releases under Capitol) and Richie Albright.

The album did not gain many positive reviews from music critics and magazines. Allmusic.com reviewed the album, and gave it two and a half out of five stars.[3]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks composed by Jessi Colter.

  1. "For Mama" – 3:11
  2. "Put Your Arms Around Me" – 3:11
  3. "I Belong to Him" – 4:04
  4. "God if I Could Only Write Your Love Song" – 3:02
  5. "Consider Me" – 3:45
  6. "There Ain't No Rain" – 2:34
  7. "God I Love You" – 3:02
  8. "Let it Go" – 2:53
  9. "Master, Master" – 2:59
  10. "New Wine" – 3:44



AlbumBillboard (North America)

Year Chart Peak
1977 Country Albums 29

Singles - Billboard (United States)

Year Single Chart Peak
1977 "I Belong to Him" Country Singles N/A


  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ "Miriam > Charts & Awards". Allmusic. Retrieved 2009-07-12. 
  3. ^ "Miriam > Overview". allmusic. Retrieved 2009-07-12. 

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