Country singer has pop hit with this love song from 1978 76



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Today in 1978, this song about unconditional love hit number one on the Billboard Hot 100 charts.

A country singer, this was her first and only number one song in the pop chart. She went on to win the Sony of the Year at the Academy of Country Music awards as well as a Grammy award – the first for a Canadian artist.

This love ballad was later re-recorded as a duet with Shania Twain.

Boyzone, a UK boy band, found success with this track too, and hit number one in NZ and the UK.

Do you remember what this song is?


Listen to “You Needed Me” by Anne Murray below:


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  1. Anne Murray probably the best song she ever sang…my point of view…apart from “Hey Daddy, There’s a Hippo in the Bathtub”….lol. Love her singing.

  2. Kim Fedder this was one of Dad’s favourites!! Did you know?? I got into a friends car the other day and she had an Acker Bilk cd!!!

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