Thank God for You

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"Thank God For You"
Sawyer Brown Thank God single.png
Single by Sawyer Brown
from the album Outskirts of Town
B-side"Cafe on the Corner"[1]
ReleasedJune 28, 1993
FormatCD Single
GenreCountry
Length3:17
LabelCurb
Songwriter(s)Mac McAnally
Mark Miller
Producer(s)Mac McAnally
Sawyer Brown singles chronology
"Trouble on the Line"
(1993)
"Thank God For You"
(1993)
"The Boys and Me"
(1994)

"Thank God For You" is a song written by Mac McAnally and Mark Miller, and recorded by American country music group Sawyer Brown. It was released in June 1993 as the lead single from their album, Outskirts of Town. The song reached number-one on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Songs chart[2] and on the Canadian RPM Country Tracks chart. It also peaked at number 17 on the U.S. Billboard Bubbling Under Hot 100 chart.

Content[edit]

In this song the narrator gives thanks for all the things that he has taken for granted in his lifespan.

"I've got to thank mama for the cookin' Daddy for the whoopin' The Devil for the trouble that I get into I've got to give credit where credit is due I thank the bank for the money thank God for you"

Music video[edit]

The music video was directed by Michael Salomon and premiered in July 1993.

Chart positions[edit]

"Thank God for You" debuted at number 63 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks for the week of July 3, 1993.

Chart (1993) Peak
position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[3] 1
US Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles (Billboard)[4] 17
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[5] 1

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1993) Position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[6] 31
US Country Songs (Billboard)[7] 4

References[edit]

  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2008). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2008. Record Research, Inc. pp. 369–370. ISBN 0-89820-177-2.
  2. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 305.
  3. ^ "Top RPM Country Tracks: Issue 2241." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. September 18, 1993. Retrieved August 5, 2013.
  4. ^ "Sawyer Brown Chart History (Bubbling Under Hot 100)". Billboard.
  5. ^ "Sawyer Brown Chart History (Hot Country Songs)". Billboard.
  6. ^ "RPM Top 100 Country Tracks of 1993". RPM. December 18, 1993. Retrieved August 5, 2013.
  7. ^ "Best of 1993: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 1993. Retrieved August 5, 2013.

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