Wild and Blue
|"Wild and Blue"|
|Single by John Anderson|
|from the album Wild & Blue|
|B-side||"Honky Tonk Hearts"|
|Writer(s)||John Scott Sherrill|
|John Anderson singles chronology|
"Wild and Blue" is a song written by John Scott Sherrill, and recorded by American country music artist John Anderson. It was released in September 1982 as the first single and title track from the album Wild & Blue. The song was John Anderson's eleventh country hit and the first of five number ones on the country chart. The single went to number one for two weeks and spent a total of eleven weeks within the top 40.
Punk-folk band The Mekons covered "Wild and Blue" on their 1991 album The Curse of the Mekons. The alternative country band Freakwater also recorded their cover of the song in 1991, for their album "Dancing Under Water." The 2014 re-issue of Lucinda Williams' self-titled album includes a live cover of "Wild and Blue", recorded on her 1989 European tour.
|US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)||1|
|Canadian RPM Country Tracks||15|
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