|"Heard It in a Love Song"|
|Single by The Marshall Tucker Band|
|from the album Carolina Dreams|
|B-side||"Life in a Song"|
|Length||4:55 (album version)|
3:29 (single edit)
|The Marshall Tucker Band singles chronology|
"Heard It in a Love Song" is a song by The Marshall Tucker Band, written by Toy Caldwell off their 1977 album Carolina Dreams .
It was the highest charting single by The Marshall Tucker Band, reaching number 14 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart on June 11, 1977.It also reached number 51 on the Country chart and number 25 on the Adult Contemporary chart. "Heard It in a Love Song" was a bigger hit in Canada, where it reached number five on the Pop chart. It also charted higher on their other corresponding national charts.
"Folsom Prison Blues" is a song by American singer-songwriter Johnny Cash. It was written in 1953 and first recorded in 1955 for his debut studio album Johnny Cash with His Hot and Blue Guitar! (1957), appearing as the album's eleventh track. The song combines elements from two popular folk styles, the train song and the prison song, both of which Cash continued to use for the rest of his career. It was one of Cash's signature songs. Additionally, this recording was included on the compilation album All Aboard the Blue Train (1962). In June 2014, Rolling Stone ranked it No. 51 on its list of the 100 greatest country songs of all time.
"Not Fade Away" is a song credited to Buddy Holly and Norman Petty and first recorded by Holly and his band, the Crickets.
The Marshall Tucker Band is an American rock band from Spartanburg, South Carolina. Noted for incorporating blues, country, jazz, into eclectic sound, the Marshall Tucker Band helped establish the Southern rock genre in the early 1970s. While the band had reached the height of its commercial success by the end of the decade, it has recorded and performed continuously under various lineups for 45 years. Lead vocalist Doug Gray remains the only original member still active with the band.
"Fly Like an Eagle" is a song written by Steve Miller for the album of the same name. It went to number two on the Billboard Hot 100 chart during the week of March 12, 1977, kept from the top spot by "Evergreen " by Barbra Streisand. The single edit can be found on Greatest Hits (1974–1978). The song has an unusually mellow and "dreamy" feel. It is usually played in tandem with "Space Intro", but the song also segues into "Wild Mountain Honey".
"(Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher and Higher" is an R&B song written by Gary Jackson, Raynard Miner, and Carl Smith. It was originally recorded by Jackie Wilson for his album Higher and Higher (1967), produced by Carl Davis, and became a Top 10 pop and number one R&B hit.
Mark Nelson Chesnutt is an American country music singer and songwriter. Between 1990 and 1999, he had his greatest chart success recording for Universal Music Group Nashville's MCA and Decca branches, with a total of eight albums between those two labels. During this timespan, Chesnutt also charted twenty top-ten hits on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts, of which eight reached number one: "Brother Jukebox", "I'll Think of Something", "It Sure Is Monday", "Almost Goodbye", "I Just Wanted You to Know", "Gonna Get a Life", "It's a Little Too Late", and a cover of Aerosmith's "I Don't Want to Miss a Thing". His first three albums for MCA along with a 1996 Greatest Hits package issued on Decca are all certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA); 1994's What a Way to Live, also issued on Decca, is certified gold. After a self-titled album in 2002 on Columbia Records, Chesnutt has continued to record predominantly on independent labels.
The Marshall Tucker Band is the self-titled debut album by American rock band The Marshall Tucker Band. Released in April 1973, the album was recorded in 1973 in Macon, Georgia, at Capricorn Studios.
A New Life is the second album by The Marshall Tucker Band. It was recorded in Macon, Georgia at Capricorn Studios. Guest musicians include Charlie Daniels and Jaimoe from The Allman Brothers Band.
Carolina Dreams, released in 1977, was The Marshall Tucker Band's sixth album and an ode to the band's home state, South Carolina, USA. Focusing on Western themes, it spawned their biggest hit to date, "Heard It In a Love Song", which rose to #14 on the Billboard Hot 100, taking the album with it to #22 and #23 on the Country and Pop charts, respectively. They toured early that year to promote the album. A bonus live version of "Silverado" appears on the 2005 reissue which was recorded the year after the death of bassist and founding member, Tommy Caldwell.
Running Like the Wind is The Marshall Tucker Band's ninth studio album with its title track, "Running Like the Wind," being one of the band's most popular songs. The more jazzy "Last of the Singing Cowboys" was the single from the album, reaching #42 on the US Billboard Hot 100. It is their first album recorded for Warner Bros. after the collapse of Capricorn Records.
Toy Talmadge Caldwell Jr. was the lead guitarist and main songwriter of the 1970s Southern Rock group The Marshall Tucker Band. A founding member of the band, Caldwell remained with the group until 1983. In addition to his role as lead guitarist, he was also the band's steel guitarist and performed lead vocals including on one of the band's best-known hits, "Can't You See."
Long Hard Ride is the fifth studio album by The Marshall Tucker Band, released in 1976 and produced by Paul Hornsby. Guest performers included Charlie Daniels, John McEuen and Jerome Joseph. The title track was made into a short film that was played as a sort of movie trailer. It depicts the members of the band as a gang of cowboys. The album's cover features Frank C. McCarthy's painting "The Last Crossing".
Together Forever was the Marshall Tucker Band's seventh studio album. It was produced by Stewart Levine, founder of CHISA records. This was the band's last album produced for Capricorn Records. The name of the album reflects the Platonic love of the members towards one another.
Searchin' for a Rainbow is the fourth studio album by The Marshall Tucker Band, released in 1975.
Where We All Belong is the third album by The Marshall Tucker Band. It is a double album; disc one is a studio album and disc two is a live album, featuring extensive jamming by the band and guest fiddle player, Charlie Daniels, on "24 Hours at a Time". Album two was recorded live at the Performing Arts Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on July 31, 1974. A printing error in the liner notes states Toy Caldwell credited as playing lead guitar and vocals on "Can't You See." "Can't You See" was actually recorded at this show, but would be retained for release on the band's following album, Searchin' for a Rainbow, in 1975. Album one was recorded in 1974 in Macon, Georgia at Capricorn Studios.
Live on Long Island 04-18-80 is a 2-CD set recorded by The Marshall Tucker Band at Nassau Coliseum and is the final recording of bassist and founding member Tommy Caldwell, occurring just ten days before his death in an automobile accident. Tommy Caldwell is pictured on the album cover. This is the first CD to feature a complete concert recording from the original band. However, the album wasn't released until 26 years later. The band was touring in support of their album Tenth at the time of this recording and features the songs "It Takes Time" and "Cattle Drive" from that release as well as classics such as "Heard It in a Love Song", "Searchin' for a Rainbow" and "Can't You See".
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"I Believe You" is a love ballad composed by Don and Dick Addrisi which was a 1977 single for Dorothy Moore; taken from her self-titled Dorothy Moore album. "I Believe You" reached #5 R&B and crossed over to the US Pop Top 30 at number 27. The track also reached number 20 in the UK.
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