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Nitty Gritty Dirt Band - An American Dream On An American Dream Album (1979)

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band - An American Dream On An American Dream Album (1979)
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"An American Dream" is a song written by Rodney Crowell. He recorded it under the title "Voilá, An American Dream" on his 1978 album Ain't Living Long Like This, and released it as the B-side to that album's single "(Now and Then There's) A Fool Such as I".

It was later recorded by American country music group Nitty Gritty Dirt Band. It was released in November 1979 as the only single and title track from the album An American Dream. The song reached number 58 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart but peaked at number 13 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100. The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band's version features a backing vocal from Linda Ronstadt.
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