Once in a Blue Moon (song)

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"Once in a Blue Moon"
Single by Earl Thomas Conley
from the album Greatest Hits
B-side "I Have Loved You Girl (But Not Like This Before)"
Released January 27, 1986
Genre Country
Length 3:39
Label RCA
Songwriter(s) Robert Byrne
Tom Brasfield
Producer(s) Earl Thomas Conley
Nelson Larkin
Earl Thomas Conley singles chronology
"Nobody Falls Like a Fool"
"Once in a Blue Moon"
"Too Many Times"
"Nobody Falls Like a Fool"
"Once in a Blue Moon"
"Too Many Times"

"Once in a Blue Moon" is a song written by Robert Byrne and Tom Brasfield, and recorded by American country music artist Earl Thomas Conley. It was released in January 1986 as the second and final single from his Greatest Hits album. The song was Earl Thomas Conley's eleventh number one on the country chart. The single went to number one for one week and spent fourteen weeks on the country chart.[1]

Music video[edit]

A music video for the song was released and has been seen on GAC. During the video's prologue, "Silent Treatment" (Conley's first top 10 hit) can be heard in the background.

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1986) 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. 88. 
  2. ^ "Earl Thomas Conley – Chart history" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Earl Thomas Conley.

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Preceded by
"Now and Forever (You and Me)"
by Anne Murray
Billboard Hot Country Singles
number-one single

May 3, 1986
Succeeded by
"Grandpa (Tell Me 'Bout the Good Ol' Days)"
by The Judds
RPM Country Tracks
number-one single

May 17, 1986