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Dream Painter
Compilation album by Connie Smith
Released July 1973
Recorded 1972 – 1973
(RCA Studio, Nashville)
Genre Country
Label RCA Victor
Producer Bob Ferguson
Connie Smith chronology
A Lady Named Smith
Dream Painter
Connie Smith's Greatest Hits, Vol. 1
Singles from Dream Painter
  1. "Dream Painter"
    Released: June 1973

Dream Painter is the sixth compilation album by American country music artist, Connie Smith. The album was released in July 1973 on RCA Victor Records and was produced by Bob Ferguson. The album contained the single, "Dream Painter," which was a Top 40 country hit in 1973.


Background and release

Dream Painter consisted of ten tracks, nine of which were previously-recorded material. The album's only new song was the title track. The albums contained material from the 1965 album, Cute 'n' Country, 1966 album, Downtown Country, and the 1967 album, Connie Smith Sings Bill Anderson, among others. The album contained her final single released on RCA Victor, "Dream Painter," which reached a peak of #23 on the Billboard Magazine Hot Country Songs chart and #77 on the Canadian RPM Country Tracks chart. The album itself also charted, peaking at #39 on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart upon its release in July 1973.[1]

Track listing


Side one

  1. "Dream Painter" – (Dallas Frazier, Sanger D. Shafer)
  2. "Born a Woman" – (Martha Sharp)
  3. "I Can Turn Your World Around" – (Harry Ebner, Jack Rhodes, Billie Jo Spears)
  4. "Don't Keep Me Lonely Too Long" – (Melba Montgomery)
  5. "Sunshine of My World" – (Frazier)

Side two

  1. "Tiny Blue Transistor Radio" – (Bill Anderson)
  2. "Everybody Loves Somebody" – (Ken Lane, Irving Taylor)
  3. "All the Praises" – (Jerry Strickland, Carmol Taylor)
  4. "I Love You Drops" – (Anderson)
  5. "Love Is No Excuse" – (Justin Tubb)

Sales chart positions

Chart (1973) Peak
U.S. Top Country Albums 39
Year Song Chart positions
US Country CAN Country
1973 "Dream Painter" 23 77



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