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Many artists have covered "You Light Up My Life" since 1977. The following year, Johnny Mathis
John Royce "Johnny" Mathis is an American singer of popular music. Starting his career with singles of standards, he became highly popular as an album artist, with several dozen of his albums achieving gold or platinum status, and 73 making the Billboard charts...
recorded and named his album after the song. LeAnn Rimes
LeAnn Rimes is an American country/pop singer. She is known for her rich vocals and her rise to fame as an eight-year-old champion on the original Ed McMahon version of Star Search, followed by the release of the Patsy Cline-intended single "Blue" when Rimes was only age 13, resulting in her...
released her version as a single in 1997, 20 years after Boone's version was released and on the same record label (Curb Records
Curb Records is a record label started by Mike Curb originally as Sidewalk Records in 1963...
). Her version fared modestly by comparison to the original at radio (No. 34 Pop, No. 48 Country). However, her single was certified gold and was the title track to her No. 1 pop and country album, You Light Up My Life: Inspirational Songs
You Light Up My Life: Inspirational Songs is the third album by American country singer LeAnn Rimes, released in the United States by Curb Records on September 9, 1997, when Rimes was 15 years old. The album was hugely successful but many critics thought that much of the material did not do Rimes'...
LeAnn Rimes' track listing
- "You Light Up My Life" — 3:37
- "I Believe
"I Believe" is the name of a popular song written by Ervin Drake, Irvin Graham, Jimmy Shirl and Al Stillman in 1953.I Believe was commissioned and introduced by Jane Froman on her television show, and became the first hit song ever introduced on TV...
" — 2:22
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- List of Hot 100 number-one singles of 1977 (U.S.)
- List of number-one adult contemporary singles of 1977 (U.S.)