Sunflower (Glen Campbell song)

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"Sunflower"
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Single by Glen Campbell
from the album Southern Nights
B-side"How High Did We Go"
ReleasedJune 20, 1977
GenreCountry pop
Length2:50
LabelCapitol 4445
Songwriter(s)Neil Diamond
Producer(s)Gary Klein
Glen Campbell
Glen Campbell singles chronology
"Southern Nights"
(1977)
"Sunflower"
(1977)
"God Must Have Blessed America"
(1977)

"Sunflower" is a song written by Neil Diamond and recorded by American country music singer Glen Campbell. It was released in June 1977 as the second single from Campbell's 1977 album, Southern Nights. "Sunflower" was the last of eight number ones on the Easy Listening chart for Campbell. The single spent one week at number one and peaked at number 39 on the Billboard Hot 100.[1] "Sunflower" peaked at number four on the US country chart.[2]

Neil Diamond did not release his own version of this song until late 2018, when it was included the release of his 50th Anniversary Collectors Edition 6-CD set.

Chart performance[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (1977) Peak
position
Canadian RPM Top Singles 37
Canada RPM Adult Contemporary[3] 4
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 7
Germany (Official German Charts)[4] 19
New Zealand [5] 34
US Billboard Hot 100[6] 39
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[7] 4
US Billboard Easy Listening 1

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1977) Rank
U.S. Billboard Adult Contemporary [8]
36

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2002). Top Adult Contemporary: 1961-2001. Record Research. p. 44.
  2. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 67.
  3. ^ "Item Display - RPM - Library and Archives Canada". Collectionscanada.gc.ca. 1977-10-04. Retrieved 2019-09-15.
  4. ^ "Musicline.de – Glen Campbell Single-Chartverfolgung" (in German). Media Control Charts. PhonoNet GmbH.
  5. ^ "NZ Top 40 Singles Chart | The Official New Zealand Music Chart". Nztop40.co.nz. 1977-10-16. Retrieved 2016-10-12.
  6. ^ "Glen Campbell Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard.
  7. ^ "Glen Campbell Chart History (Hot Country Songs)". Billboard.
  8. ^ Billboard. Books.google.com. 1977-12-24. p. Front cover. Retrieved 2016-10-11.

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