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Classic Rewind: Vince Gill – ‘Never Alone’

2 responses to “Classic Rewind: Vince Gill – ‘Never Alone’

  1. Ken Johnson August 6, 2012 at 4:04 pm

    This was a much better song than it’s chart performance indicated. Released as Vince’s debut MCA single in the late summer of 1989 “Never Alone” peaked at #22 in mid-November.

    The follow-up single “Oklahoma Swing” with a guest vocal by Reba McEntire climbed to #13 in April 1990. Vince finally hit one out of the park with his 3rd MCA single – “When I Call Your Name” a #2 hit in August 1990 & The CMA Single Of The Year – and he kept makin’ top ten hits for most of the rest of the ’90’s.

    Much rather hear Vince on the radio instead of today’s poor excuses for male vocalists.

    • Michael A. August 6, 2012 at 4:09 pm

      Well said, Ken. I’ll add that the original version, from the 1985 Rosanne Cash Rhythm & Romance album, wasn’t half bad either.

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