A Little Good News (album)

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A Little Good News
Studio album by Anne Murray
Released September 1983 (September 1983)
Recorded Eastern Sound, Toronto
Genre Country
Length 33:19
Label Capitol
Producer Jim Ed Norman
Anne Murray chronology
The Hottest Night of the Year
A Little Good News
Heart Over Mind
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic3/5 stars[1]

A Little Good News is a studio album by Canadian Country artist Anne Murray. It was released by Capitol Records in 1983. The album peaked at number 9 on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart and was quickly certified Gold by the RIAA.[2]

The title track topped the Country singles charts in the United States. "That's Not the Way (It's S'posed to Be)" and "Just Another Woman in Love" were released as follow-up singles, with the latter hitting #1.

In 1984, A Little Good News was honored as the 'Country Album of the Year' at the CMA Awards.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "That's Not the Way (It's S'posed to Be)" (Andy Goldmark, Phil Galdston) – 3:19
  2. "I'm Not Afraid Anymore" (Robert Quinn) – 3:07
  3. "A Little Good News" (Rory Michael Bourke, Tommy Rocco, Charlie Black) – 3:08
  4. "The More We Try" (Kenny Loggins, Eva Loggins) – 3:48
  5. "Come on Love" (Rafe VanHoy, Austin Roberts) – 4:04
  6. "Come to Me" (Bobby Braddock, Curly Putman) – 2:31
  7. "Sentimental Favorite" (Rocco, Black) – 3:29
  8. "Just Another Woman in Love" (Patti Ryan, Wanda Mallette) – 2:56
  9. "When I Can't Have You" (Richard Butler, Michael Barnes) – 3:44
  10. "Heart Stealer" (Randy Goodrum, Joe Wilson) – 3:13

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1983) Peak
Canadian RPM Country Albums 3
Canadian RPM Top Albums 57
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 9
U.S. Billboard 200 72


  1. ^ Ankeny, Jason. "Little Good News review". Allmusic. Retrieved 1 March 2011. 
  2. ^ "Little Good News charts". Allmusic. Retrieved 1 March 2011.