Tim Malchak

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Tim Malchak
Born (1957-06-25) June 25, 1957 (age 66)
Origin Binghamton, New York, US
Genres Country, Christian
Instrument(s)Vocals, guitar
Years active1982–present
LabelsRevolver, Alpine, Universal, Full House, River Road, Parable
Website http://www.malchak.com/

Tim Malchak (born June 25, 1957, in Binghamton, New York) is an American country music singer-songwriter. Malchak partnered with Dwight Rucker in 1982 to form the country music duo Malchak & Rucker. Together, they became the first black/white duo in country music history with a charting single when "Just Like That" debuted on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart in 1984.


When the duo disbanded in 1986, Malchak launched a solo career. Alpine Records released his debut album, Colorado Moon, in 1987 and its title track became his first Top 40 single. His second Top 40 single, the self-penned, "Restless Angel" followed as part of his next album, American Man; I t was released in 1988. The album's second single, "It Goes Without Saying," was his highest-charting single on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart, peaking at No. 35. Malchak then signed with Jimmy Bowen's Universal Records for the release of his third album, Different Circles.

After the album failed to produce any Top 40 singles, Malchak moved to South Carolina in 1992. In 2001, he released his first Christian album, Pathway to Glory, on his own Parable Records. Later that year, he launched Tim Malchak Ministries. [1] As of 2017, Malchak has released twelve Christian albums. Currently, he and his wife, Leslie, tour the Southeastern United States with their traveling music ministry.



1987Colorado MoonAlpine
1988American Man
1989Different CirclesUniversal
1994Home TownFull House
1996The Coast Is ClearRiver Road
2001Pathway to GloryParable
2003Servant's Heart
2005Be My Peace
2010Sovereign KingTim Malchak
2013The Best of Tim Malchak – Volume One
2014The Best of Tim Malchak – Volume Two
2017Morning Hour of Praise
2018"Carolina Rain"

2020 “One Nation Under God”

2021 “Renewed”

2022 "God Knows"


YearTitleChart PositionsAlbum
US Country CAN Country
1984"Just Like That" (as Malchak & Rucker)92
1985"Why Didn't I Think of That" (as Malchak & Rucker)67Colorado Moon
"I Could Love You in a Heartbeat" (as Malchak & Rucker)69
1986"Let Me Down Easy" (as Malchak & Rucker)67
"Slow Motion" (as Malchak & Rucker)64
"Easy Does It"68
1987"Colorado Moon"37
"Restless Angel"39American Man
1988"It Goes Without Saying"35
"Not a Night Goes By"43
1989"Not Like This"7081Different Circles
"If You Had a Heart"54

Music videos

1985"I Could Love You in a Heartbeat"
1987"Colorado Moon"

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