Somewhere in My Broken Heart

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"Somewhere in My Broken Heart"
Single by Billy Dean
from the album Young Man
B-side"Young Man"
ReleasedMay 4, 1991
LabelCapitol Nashville
Songwriter(s)Billy Dean, Richard Leigh
Producer(s)Tom Shapiro, Chuck Howard
Billy Dean singles chronology
"Only Here for a Little While"
"Somewhere in My Broken Heart"
"You Don't Count the Cost"

"Somewhere in My Broken Heart" is a song written by American country music artist Billy Dean and Richard Leigh. Randy Travis first recorded the song on his 1989 album No Holdin' Back.[1] Two years later, it was released as the third single from Dean's album Young Man and reached number 3 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart.[2]

Music video[edit]

The music video was directed by Bill Young and premiered in mid-1991, co-starring Margie Lazo.

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1991) Peak
Canada Adult Contemporary (RPM)[3] 18
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[4] 2
US Adult Contemporary (Billboard)[5] 18
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[6] 3

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1991) Position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[7] 9
US Country Songs (Billboard)[8] 21


  1. ^ Jurek, Thom. "No Holdin' Back review". Allmusic. Retrieved 5 October 2010.
  2. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 101.
  3. ^ "Top RPM Adult Contemporary: Issue 1667." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. November 9, 1991. Retrieved August 16, 2013.
  4. ^ "Top RPM Country Tracks: Issue 1586." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. August 3, 1991. Retrieved August 16, 2013.
  5. ^ "Billy Dean Chart History (Adult Contemporary)". Billboard.
  6. ^ "Billy Dean Chart History (Hot Country Songs)". Billboard.
  7. ^ "RPM Top 100 Country Tracks of 1991". RPM. December 21, 1991. Retrieved August 16, 2013.
  8. ^ "Best of 1991: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 1991. Retrieved August 16, 2013.