Had a Dream (For the Heart)

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"Had a Dream (For the Heart)"
Single by The Judds
from the album Wynonna & Naomi
B-side"Don't You Hear Jerusalem Moan"
ReleasedDecember 17, 1983
LabelRCA Nashville/Curb
Songwriter(s)Dennis Linde
Producer(s)Brent Maher
The Judds singles chronology
"Had a Dream (For the Heart)"
"Mama He's Crazy"

"Had a Dream (For the Heart)" is a song written by Dennis Linde. It was originally recorded by Teresa Brewer as "For the Heart" on her 1975 album, Unliberated Woman, and then covered by Elvis Presley, also as "For the Heart", on his 1976 album From Elvis Presley Boulevard, Memphis, Tennessee. Presley's version, the A-side from the album with "Hurt" as the B-side, peaked at number 45 on the Hot Country Songs charts that year.[1]

The Judds covered the song and released it as their debut single in December 1983, from their debut EP, Wynonna & Naomi. The song reached number 17 on the same chart.[2]

Chart performance

Elvis Presley

Chart (1976) Peak
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[3] 45

The Judds

Chart (1983-1984) Peak
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[4] 17
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 15


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2008). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2008. Record Research, Inc. pp. 329–330. ISBN 978-0-89820-177-2.
  2. ^ Whitburn, pp. 217-218
  3. ^ "Elvis Presley Chart History (Hot Country Songs)". Billboard.
  4. ^ "The Judds Chart History (Hot Country Songs)". Billboard.