That Was a River

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"That Was A River"
Single by Collin Raye
from the album In This Life
B-side "Big River"
Released July 27, 1993
Format CD Single
Genre Country
Length 3:13
Label Epic
Songwriter(s) Rick Giles
Susan Longacre
Producer(s) Garth Fundis, John Hobbs
Collin Raye singles chronology
"Somebody Else's Moon"
"That Was A River"
"That's My Story"
"Somebody Else's Moon"
"That Was a River"
"That's My Story"

"That Was A River" is a song written by Susan Longacre and Rick Giles, and recorded by American country music singer Collin Raye that peaked at number 4 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart. It was released in July 1993 as the fourth and final single from his CD In This Life.

Chart performance[edit]

The song debuted at number 68 on the Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart dated August 7, 1993. It charted for 20 weeks on that chart, and peaked at number 4 on the chart dated November 20, 1993.[1]


Chart (1993) Peak
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[2] 15
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[3] 4

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1993) Position
US Country Songs (Billboard)[4] 64


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2008). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2008. Record Research, Inc. ISBN 0-89820-177-2. 
  2. ^ "Top RPM Country Tracks: Issue 2310." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. November 27, 1993. Retrieved August 5, 2013.
  3. ^ "Collin Raye Chart History (Hot Country Songs)". Billboard.
  4. ^ "Best of 1993: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 1993. Retrieved August 5, 2013. 

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