This is possibly because you are running an ad blocker or another browser extension that is preventing ads from showing, or are using browser privacy settings that do not allow ads to show. Tony Brown , Nancy Griffith. Retrieved November 26, US Adult Contemporary Billboard [14]. The song was covered a number of times, with the most successful being a version by Bette Midler which became a major hit in Please sign in or sign up.

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Griffith performed it live many times from that day on and a version of her live performance done on August 19 and from a distance nanci griffith, at the Anderson Fair, a Houston, Texas club and long known for featuring folk artists in an intimate setting, appeared in her live album One Fair Summer Evening. The proceeds would go to build an Irish national monument for the Magdalene women. Archived from the original on Frok 8, By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Thank you for supporting our work. Tesco Ireland, Fdom Ireland and Believe Digital distributed the single online and it was made available in Tesco stores through Ireland.

From a Distance

distaance Retrieved November 26, Views Read Edit View history. Teaming once again with producer Arif Mardin, she seems right at home with a tune that has much of the same quality as her giant hit of last year. Netherlands Single Top [9].


Thus was established a good relationship between the two with Griffith being the first to record “From a Distance” in her Lone Star State of Mind album.

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If you are running an ad blocker, please disable it on whosampled. Please consider signing up to WhoSampled Premium to access the fastest, cleanest, ad-free WhoSampled experience grifffith a small subscription fee. The Gavin Report wrote about the song: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Retrieved from ” https: The song became an international commercial success after it was recorded in by Bette Midler for the album Some People’s Lives. We’ve detected that your browser isn’t showing ads.

Tony BrownNancy Griffith. The song became a sleeper hit in Ireland, spending 17 non-consecutive weeks in the Irish Top 30 duringpeaking at number 9 in April. Discussion Be the first to comment on this track!

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Much of the song’s popularity coincided with the first Persian Gulf War. The Saga of Baby Divine. It’s distancee 50 Worst Songs Ever! Nanci Griffith stated that ina songwriter Julie Gold had sent her the song asking Griffith what was wrong with it, as Gold had sent it to so many artists and record companies but none wanted to record it.

Cliff Richard singles discography. Tony BrownNancy Griffith. Adblock Click the AdBlock button on the top right of your browser’s toolbar and select Don’t run on pages from a distance nanci griffith this domainand then hit Exclude to finish. Inon his ” 40th Anniversary Tour ” as a recording artist, Richard opened his concert in Royal Albert Hall with the song. From a Nqnci by Bette Midler Refresh the page vistance see the result.


Griffith had answered that she loved it so much the moment she heard from a distance nanci griffith and that she really wanted to hear it performed personally by Gold herself. Julie Gold has stated that she believes in an immanent and beneficent God, and froj thinks that people have a right to interpret the song any way they want, as with all art.

Additional recordings of the original have been performed by Gold, Griffith, Simon Nicol of Fairport Convention and many others. Bette’s certain to go the distance again. Archived from the original on February 4, This page was last edited on 29 Septemberat