The Best of Reba McEntire

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The Best of Reba McEntire
Greatest hits album by Reba McEntire
Released February 1985
Genre Country
Length 28:08
Label Mercury
Producer Jerry Kennedy
Reba McEntire chronology
My Kind of Country
The Best of Reba McEntire
Have I Got a Deal for You
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

Mercury Records released The Best of Reba McEntire in 1985 after McEntire had left the label for MCA. It includes two number one singles along with her more minor hits while on the label. The compilation was not authorized by McEntire and is occasionally omitted from McEntire's official discography.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "(You Lift Me) Up to Heaven" Johnny MacRae, Bill Morrison, Bill Zerface, Jim Zerface 2:49
2. "There Ain't No Future in This" Bill Rice, Sharon Rice) 2:35
3. "I Don't Think Love Oughta Be That Way" Richard Mainegra, Layng Martine, Jr. 2:41
4. "Only You (And You Alone)" Buck Ram, Ande Rand 2:50
5. "I'm Not That Lonely Yet" B. Rice, M. S. Rice 2:45
6. "Can't Even Get the Blues No More" Rick Carnes, Tom Damphier 2:27
7. "Today All Over Again" Dean Dillon, Bobby Harden 3:16
8. "Why Do We Want (What We Know We Can't Have)" Don King, Dave Woodward 2:39
9. "My Turn" Len Chera, Jay Huguely 3:17
10. "You're the First Time I've Thought About Leaving" Kerry Chater, Dickey Lee 2:52

Chart performance[edit]


Chart (1985) Peak
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 29


Region Certification Certified units/Sales
United States (RIAA)[2] Gold 500,000^

^shipments figures based on certification alone


  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ "American album certifications – Reba Mc Entire – Best of Reba Mc Entire". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH