Reba Number 1's

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Reba #1s
Greatest hits album by Reba
Released November 22, 2005
Genre Country
Length 2:03:46
Label MCA
Producer Various
Reba chronology
Room to Breathe
(2003)Room to Breathe2003
Reba's #1s
20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection: The Best of Reba McEntire
(2007)20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection: The Best of Reba McEntire2007
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 5/5 stars [1]

Reba #1s is a double-disc compilation album released in 2005 celebrating Reba McEntire's thirty years in the music industry. It is the first compilation of her career to include tracks from her early Mercury Records years along with her MCA recordings. The album features all of McEntire's solo number one hits spanning her career. The thirty-five-track compilation features twenty-two Billboard number-one hits, eleven non-Billboard number ones and two new tracks, "You're Gonna Be" (re-titled "You're Gonna Be (Always Loved by Me)" when released as a single) and "Love Needs a Holiday", which respectively reached 33 and 60 on the Hot Country Songs charts. Both of the new tracks were accompanied by videos. The album debuted and peaked at number four on the Billboard country album chart and number twelve on the Billboard 200. It has sold over 1 million copies and has been certified 2× Platinum by the RIAA because it is a double-disc compilation album.

The album's total figure of 33 includes all major United States country music charts. Twenty-two of the 33 songs reached No. 1 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart, with the remainder having topped either the country charts of Radio & Records or Gavin Report. The compilation and the two new tracks were produced by McEntire and Buddy Cannon.

The album debuted at number 3 on the Billboard country chart and number 12 on the Billboard 200 selling 110,000 copies in its first week. The album has sold 1,195,800 copies in the United States as of April 2017.[2]

Track listing[edit]

Disc one
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "You're Gonna Be (Always Loved by Me)" (previously unissued) Danny Orton, Dennis Matkosky 3:55
2. "Can't Even Get the Blues" Thomas W. Damphler, Rick Carnes 2:30
3. "You're the First Time I've Thought About Leaving" Dickey Lee, Kerry Chater 2:54
4. "How Blue" John Moffat 2:43
5. "Somebody Should Leave" Harlan Howard, Chick Rains 3:34
6. "Whoever's in New England" Kendal Franceschi, Quentin Powers 3:25
7. "Little Rock" Pat McManus, Bob DiPiero, Gerry House 3:08
8. "What Am I Gonna Do About You" Doug Gilmore, Bob Simon, Jim Allison 3:31
9. "One Promise Too Late" Dave Loggins, Don Schlitz, Lisa Silver 3:29
10. "The Last One to Know" Matraca Berg, Jane Mariash 3:18
11. "Love Will Find Its Way to You" Loggins, J. D. Martin 3:39
12. "I Know How He Feels" Rick Bowles, Will Robinson 3:20
13. "New Fool at an Old Game" Steve Bogard, Rick Giles, Sheila Stephen 3:51
14. "Cathy's Clown" Don Everly 3:04
15. "Walk On" Steve Dean, Lonnie Williams 3:17
16. "You Lie" Bobby Fischer, Charlie Black, Austin Roberts 4:01
17. "Rumor Has It" Bruce Burch, Vern Dant, Larry Shell 3:47
Disc two
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Love Needs a Holiday" (previously unissued) Tim Mensy, Tony Haselden 3:14
2. "For My Broken Heart" Liz Hengber, Keith Palmer 4:20
3. "Is There Life Out There" Susan Longacre, Rick Giles 3:55
4. "The Greatest Man I Never Knew" Richard Leigh, Layng Martine, Jr. 3:16
5. "It's Your Call" Liz Hengber, Shawna Harrington-Burkhart, Bruce Burch 3:11
6. "The Heart Won't Lie" (duet with Vince Gill) Kim Carnes, Donna Terry Weiss 3:23
7. "Does He Love You" (duet with Linda Davis) Sandy Knox, Billy Stritch 4:21
8. "Till You Love Me" DiPiero, Gary Burr 3:52
9. "The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter" Mark D. Sanders, Kim Williams, Ed Hill 3:52
10. "And Still" Liz Hengber, Tommy Lee James 3:30
11. "Ring on Her Finger, Time on Her Hands" Don Goodman, Pam Rose, Mary Ann Kennedy 4:15
12. "The Fear of Being Alone" Walt Aldridge, Bruce Miller 3:04
13. "How Was I to Know" Cathy Majeski, Sunny Russ, Stephony Smith 3:42
14. "If You See Him/If You See Her" James, Terry McBride, Jennifer Kimball 3:59
15. "Forever Love" Liz Hengber, Deanna Bryant, Sunny Russ 3:54
16. "What Do You Say" Michael Dulaney, Neil Thrasher 3:32
17. "I'm a Survivor" Shelby Kennedy, Phillip White 3:09
18. "Somebody" Dave Berg, Sam Tate, Annie Tate 3:51


The following musicians performed on "You're Gonna Be" and "Love Needs a Holiday":[3]



  1. ^ Reba Number 1's at AllMusic
  2. ^ a b Bjorke, Matt (April 18, 2017). "Top Country Catalog Album Sales Chart: April 18, 2017". Roughstock. 
  3. ^ Reba #1s (CD booklet). Reba McEntire. MCA Nashville. 2005. 5366. 
  4. ^ "Billboard chart positions > singles". allmusic. Retrieved 2009-07-29. 
  5. ^ "American album certifications – Reba". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH