Heard It in a Love Song

"Heard It in a Love Song" is a song by The Marshall Tucker Band, written by Toy Caldwell off their 1977 album Carolina Dreams.

"Heard It in a Love Song"
Heard It in a Love Song - The Marshall Tucker Band.jpg
Single by The Marshall Tucker Band
from the album Carolina Dreams
B-side"Life in a Song"
ReleasedMarch 1977
GenreSoft rock, country rock
Length4:55 (album version)
3:29 (single edit)
Songwriter(s)Toy Caldwell
Producer(s)Paul Hornsby
The Marshall Tucker Band singles chronology
"Long Hard Ride"
"Heard It in a Love Song"
"Can't You See"

It was the highest charting single by The Marshall Tucker Band, reaching number 14 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart on June 11, 1977.[1] It also reached number 51 on the Country chart and number 25 on the Adult Contemporary chart.

"Heard It in a Love Song" was a bigger hit in Canada, where it reached number five on the Pop chart. It also charted higher on their other corresponding national charts.

The song was also recorded by Mark Chesnutt on his 2006 album of the same name[2] and by country band Crossfire on its album, Bullistik.

Chart historyEdit


Guest musicians


  1. ^ "Billboard Hot 100 chart for June 18, 1977". billboard.com. Retrieved 2017-12-27.
  2. ^ "Mark Chesnutt - Heard It in a Love Song". allmusic.com. Retrieved 2011-02-14.
  3. ^ Cash Box Top 100 Singles, June 18, 1977
  4. ^ Canada, Library and Archives (April 22, 2019). "Image : RPM Weekly".
  5. ^ "Top 100 Hits of 1977/Top 100 Songs of 1977". Musicoutfitters.com. Retrieved 2010-04-22.
  6. ^ "Cash Box Year-End Charts: 1977". April 22, 2019.