The Greatest Man I Never Knew
|"The Greatest Man I Never Knew"|
|Single by Reba McEntire|
|from the album For My Broken Heart|
|B-side||"If I Had Only Known"|
Layng Martine, Jr.
|Reba McEntire singles chronology|
"The Greatest Man I Never Knew" is a song written by Richard Leigh and Layng Martine, Jr., and recorded by American country music artist Reba McEntire. It released in July 1992 as the fourth and final single from her album For My Broken Heart. The song reached No. 3 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart in October 1992. Richard Leigh has described the song as being about his own father and that several other of his hit songs were also from his own life ("I'll Get Over You" and "Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue"). The song debuted at No. 57 for the week of August 15, 1992.
|Canada Country Tracks (RPM)||1|
|US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)||3|
|Canada Country Tracks (RPM)||22|
|US Country Songs (Billboard)||70|
"No One Else on Earth"
|RPM Country Tracks
November 21, 1992
by John Anderson
- Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks
- "Top RPM Country Tracks: Issue 1856." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. November 21, 1992. Retrieved August 15, 2013.
- "Reba McEntire – Chart history" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Reba McEntire.
- "RPM Top 100 Country Tracks of 1992". RPM. December 19, 1992. Retrieved August 15, 2013.
- "Best of 1992: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 1992. Retrieved August 15, 2013.
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