Song

Blue Bayou: LINDA RONSTADT

Australian singles chart:
Blue Bayou entered the Kent Music Report on 19 December 1977 and peaked at #3. It was #37 on the Top 100 of 1978.

Album:
The song is on Simple Dreams which entered the Kent Music Report album charts on 19 September 1977. It reached #1 on 13 February 1978 and remained there for 5 weeks.

Songwriters:
Roy Orbison, Joe Melson

Producer:
Peter Asher

Record label of Australian release:
Asylum

Songfacts:
Blue Bayou was originally recorded by Roy Orbison on his legendary 1963 album In Dreams. While it only scored as high as #29 in the US, Linda Ronstadt took it to far greater fame as her only gold-selling single and her signature song.
Linda Ronstadt has been called “the most successful and certainly the most durable and most gifted woman rock singer of her era” in Andrew Greeley’s book God in Popular Culture.
Read more: www.songfacts.com/facts/linda-ronstadt/blue-bayou

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