Promises, Promises (Lynn Anderson song)

Promises, Promises (Lynn Anderson song)

Infobox Single
Name = Promises, Promises

Artist = Lynn Anderson
from Album = "Promises, Promises"
B-side = "Nothing Between Us"
Released = 1967
Format = 45 rpm
Recorded = 1967
Genre = Country music
Length = 02:13
Label = Chart Records
Writer = Liz Anderson, William Smith, Carlye Hughey
Producer = Slim Williamson
Chart position =
* #4 US Country (Billboard)
* #1 US Country (Cashbox)
Last single = "Keeping Up Appearances", 1967
This single = "Promises, Promises"
Next single = "No Another Time", 1968

"Promises, Promises" is the name of a Country song made famous by Country legend, Lynn Anderson in 1968.

"Promises, Promises" was Anderson's second major hit. Since breaking out into the Country market in 1966, she only had one major hit since then until "Promises, Promises". The song was specifically written for Anderson, co-written by her mother, legendary songwriter, Liz Anderson, who wrote a couple other Lynn Anderson hits for her during this time. The single was released in late 1967 under the small Chart Records label. "Promises, Promises" was Anderson's biggest hit up to that point, hitting No. 4 on the Billboard Country charts, and hitting No. 1 on the Cashbox Country charts. Because of the success of the song, an album of the same name was released, which was also a major seller.

The lyrics of this song, along with a few other Lynn Anderson hits from this time, had the same ambiguity of a woman's place in the modern world that was also being expressed by other female Country stars at the time, including Loretta Lynn and Tammy Wynette. This was around the time when female Country singers were beginning to gain respect in the Country music market.

Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Lynn Anderson — en concierto Datos generales Nacimiento 26 de septiembre d …   Wikipedia Español

  • Lynn Anderson — Anderson en concert en avril 2009 Nom Lynn Rene Anderson Naissance …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Lynn Anderson — Infobox musical artist Name = Lynn Anderson Img capt = Background = solo singer Birth name = Lynn Rene Anderson Born = birth date and age|1947|9|26 Origin = Grand Forks, North Dakota, U.S. Instrument = Vocals Genre = Country pop Occupation =… …   Wikipedia

  • 16 Biggest Hits (Lynn Anderson album) — Infobox Album Name = 16 Biggest Hits Type = compilation album Longtype = Artist = Lynn Anderson Released = April 11, 2006 Recorded = 1967 1979 Genre = Country Music/Pop Music Length = mm:ss Label = Columbia Records/Legacy Records Producer =… …   Wikipedia

  • Greatest Hits (Lynn Anderson album) — Infobox Album Name = Greatest Hits Type = Compilation album Artist = Lynn Anderson Released = January 4, 2005 Recorded = 1966 ndash; 1979 Genre = Country, Country Pop Length = Label = Collector s Choice Producer = Gordon Anderson Greatest Hits is …   Wikipedia

  • Promises, Promises (disambiguation) — Promises, Promises is a 1968 musical based on the 1960 film The Apartment .Promises, Promises may also refer to:*The musical s title song, also a single and album title for Dionne Warwick *Promises! Promises!, a 1963 American sex comedy film *… …   Wikipedia

  • Liz Anderson — Infobox musical artist | Name = Liz Anderson Img capt = Img size = Background = solo singer Birth name = Elizabeth Jane Haaby Alias = Liz Anderson Born = birth date and age|1930|1|13 Origin = Roseau, Minnesota, United States Genre = Country… …   Wikipedia

  • Country-Musik 1968 — Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Events 2 Top Hits des Jahre 2.1 Number 1 Hits 2.2 Weitere Hits 3 Alben (Aus …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 1968 in country music — See also: 1967 in country music, 1968 in music, other events of 1968, 1969 in country music and the List of years in Country MusicEvents* January 13 Johnny Cash records his legendary concert at Folsom State Prison. The resulting album, At Folsom… …   Wikipedia

  • (I Never Promised You A) Rose Garden — (oft verkürzt zu Rose Garden) ist ein Countrysong, der von Joe South geschrieben und erstmals aufgenommen wurde, aber erst in der Interpretation von Lynn Anderson zu einem weltweiten Hit wurde. Der große Erfolg der Single sorgte dafür, dass… …   Deutsch Wikipedia