I Just Can't Help Believing

"I Just Can't Help Believing" is a song written by Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil.

"I Just Can't Help Believing"
I Just Can't Help Believing - B.J. Thomas.jpg
Single by B.J. Thomas
from the album Everybody's Out of Town
B-side"Send My Picture to Scranton, PA."
ReleasedJune 1970
LabelScepter Records
B.J. Thomas singles chronology
"Everybody's Out of Town"
"I Just Can't Help Believing"
"Most of All"

The song was most successful after it was recorded by B.J. Thomas and released as a single in 1970. It went to number nine on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart and spent one week at number one on the Easy Listening (adult contemporary) chart.[1]

Thomas re-recorded "I Just Can't Help Believing" with Vince Gill for his 2013 album The Living Room Sessions. The re-recording was released as a single on June 3, 2013.[2]

Elvis Presley coverEdit

"I Just Can't Help Believing"
Single by Elvis Presley
from the album That's the Way It Is
B-side"How the Web Was Woven"
GenreBlue eyed soul
Elvis Presley singles chronology
"It's Only Love"
"I Just Can't Help Believing"
"Until It's Time for You to Go"

"I Just Can't Help Believing" was recorded by Elvis Presley in 1970 as a track on his album That's the Way It Is. It was released as a single in the UK in November 1971, peaking at number six. Presley's version also reached number six in South Africa, and #12 in Ireland.

Chart historyEdit

Other cover versionsEdit

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2002). Top Adult Contemporary: 1961-2001. Record Research. p. 242.
  2. ^ "R&R :: Going For Adds :: Country". Radio & Records. Archived from the original on December 24, 2013. Retrieved May 28, 2013.
  3. ^ Joel Whitburn's Top Pop Singles 1955–1990 - ISBN 0-89820-089-X
  4. ^ Cash Box Top 100 Singles, August 22, 1970
  5. ^ "The Irish Charts – Search Results – I Just Can't Help Believing". Irish Singles Chart. Retrieved September 26, 2018.
  6. ^ "SA Charts 1965–March 1989". Retrieved 18 November 2018.
  7. ^ "Official Charts Company". Officialcharts.com. 1971-12-04. Retrieved 2018-11-16.
  8. ^ Musicoutfitters.com
  9. ^ "Cash Box Year-End Charts: Top 100 Pop Singles, December 26, 1970". Archived from the original on July 22, 2019. Retrieved November 17, 2018.

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