Oklahoma (Billy Gilman song)

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A sunlit grass field shows Billy Gilman on his stomach with his legs up and hands in front of him.
Single by Billy Gilman
from the album One Voice
Released October 9, 2000 (2000-10-09)
Format CD single
Recorded 2000
Genre Country
Length 4:04
Label Epic Nashville
Writer(s) John Allen
D. Vincent Williams
Producer(s) Don Cook
David Malloy
Blake Chancey
Billy Gilman singles chronology
"One Voice"
"There's a Hero"
Music video
"Oklahoma" on YouTube

"Oklahoma" is a song written by D. Vincent Williams and John Allen, and recorded by American country music artist Billy Gilman. It was released in October 2000 as the second single from the album "One Voice". Lyrically, it is about a boy reuniting with his birth father after being given away for adoption or somehow losing his mother. In the music video, we see the man, his father, is married with a wife and son, (played by Billy Gilman as he sings the song).

The single written by John Allen and D. Vincent Williams became a Top 40 hit on the Billboard country music charts reaching number 33.[1] The single also reached number 63 on the Billboard Hot 100. The album from which the single is taken was certified two-times Multi-platinum in the United States.

Chart performance[edit]

"Oklahoma" debuted at number 66 on Billboard's Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart for the chart week of October 14, 2000.

Chart (2000-2001) Peak
US Billboard Hot 100[2] 63
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[3] 33


  1. ^ "Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 137. 
  2. ^ "Billy Gilman – Chart history" Billboard Hot 100 for Billy Gilman.
  3. ^ "Billy Gilman – Chart history" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Billy Gilman.

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