Williams’ smooth baritone voice made the song sound soothing to the ear. He included it on his album The Ramblin’ Man.
 An interview for British television, made while the band was promoting the Third Stage album, does show a couple of minutes of a music video near the end. “Amanda” (written by Bob McDill) Don Williams (#33, 1973) Waylon Jennings (#1 country, #54 pop, 1979) Both artists are great, and they have delivered the song in their own way but still managed to keep the song as it really is. In late 1984 a raw demo of the song was leaked to radio stations via a syndicated satellite feed. "Amanda" is a power ballad by rock band Boston written by Tom Scholz. "Amanda" is a power ballad by rock band Boston written by Tom Scholz. However, Jennings’ rendition was not released as a single, unlike his recordings of “I’m a Ramblin’ Man” and “Rainy Day Woman.”, Photo Credit: Waylon Jennings/ waylonshop.com. It was first recorded by Don Williams on the same year. In the United States, the single topped the Billboard Hot 100 in November, 1986, for two consecutive weeks (the band's only number 1 on the Hot 100), and topped for three consecutive weeks on the Mainstream Rock chart, in October of the same year, while in the latter the single topped RPM magazine's Top Singles and Adult Contemporary charts.. The song was released as the first single from the band's third album, Third Stage, in 1986, six years after it was recorded. One shot shows the animated spaceship almost colliding with the John Hancock Tower.
Offisielle hitlister fra og med 1958", "Boston Chart History (Adult Contemporary)", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Amanda_(Boston_song)&oldid=951421853, Billboard Mainstream Rock number-one singles, Articles needing additional references from February 2009, All articles needing additional references, Pages using infobox song with unknown parameters, Singlechart usages for Billboardadultcontemporary, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, "The Star Spangled Banner" / "4th of July Reprise" (1994), "God Rest Ye Metal Gentlemen" (2013, slightly different edit for iTunes), This page was last edited on 17 April 2020, at 02:29. He truly deserves the title “Gentle Giant.” Not only are his vocals gentle but also the way he delivers each word in the song. In addition, Jennings’ scored a spot on the Canadian chart too. "Amanda" is a relatively rare example of a song that reached #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 in or after the 1980s without having a performance music video made for it. A year after Williams released his recording of “Amanda,” Waylon Jennings decided to cover the song. It’s not easy to compare their renditions for they are both truly great artists. , This article is about a song by the rock group Boston. Photo Credit: Don Williams/ Michael Putland/Getty Images/ Rolling Stones. This is a widget ready area. It was first recorded by Don Williams on the same year. For the country song popularized by Don Williams and Waylon Jennings, see, Learn how and when to remove this template message, "Boston Chart History: Mainstream Rock Songs", "The Top 10 Hits the Band Wishes Didn't Exist", Topp 20 Single uke 50, 1986 – VG-lista. Don Williams Version of “Amanda”. It placed at number one on the Billboard Hot Country chart and made an appearance on the Hot 100 and Adult Contemporary charts. The song was released as the first single from the band's third album, Third Stage, in 1986, six years after it was recorded. Williams made his recording the B-side of his album Volume 1. It was only in 1979 when Jennings’ song was pushed to the spotlight. The band does not appear in that video, which intersperses shots of a model smiling for the camera with special effects footage of the band's spaceship logo flying over the Boston skyline. Despite the poor audio quality the first new studio Boston song to be heard in six years became the most requested song at AOR (Album-oriented rock) stations that played the bootleg. Williams made his recording the B-side of his album Volume 1. The song was written in 1973 by one of the greatest songwriters, Bob McDill. The 12-string guitar parts are played by Scholz.
It has words that are captivating, and it never gets old. Although the song did not have a promotional music video, "Amanda" became the band's highest charting single in the United States and Canada. The song was written in 1973 by one of the greatest songwriters, Bob McDill. Do you agree? “Amanda” is one of the classic songs that was recorded by many great artists. , The song was eventually certified gold by the Canadian Recording Industry Association with sales of over 5,000 units. Add some and they will appear here. It was the band's first officially released single since 1978 and their first released by MCA Records. When Jennings’ cover of “Amanda” was included on his first compilation album, Greatest Hits, the song was finally released as a single. Despite having a wonderful version of “Amanda,” Williams’ song only hit the Billboard Country chart at number thirty-three. Despite being released in that country, the single failed to chart on the UK singles chart.
It doesn’t matter how many times this song is covered by different artists, it will always be a timeless piece.