"Meet Me in Montana
" is a country music
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song recorded and made popular by Dan Seals
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and Marie Osmond
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. The song was the lead-off single to his 1985 album Won't Be Blue Anymore
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, and the second single from Marie Osmond's 1985 album There's No Stopping Your Heart
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"Meet Me in Montana" reached No. 1 on the Billboard magazine Hot Country Singles
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chart for one week in October 1985. The single became the first chart-topping hit for Seals, and Osmond's second No. 1 hit, her first to peak at the top of the chart since 1973's Paper Roses
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Awards and reception
"Meet Me in Montana" earned Seals and Osmond the Country Music Association
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Vocal Duo of the Year award in 1986.
The song refers to two lovers who go their separate ways to pursue dreams; him, to be a country music star, and her to be a Hollywood actress. When both of them experience misery and failure, they decide that the best hope for their future is with each other, in Montana.
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