"What's Forever For" is a song written by Rafe VanHoy and first recorded by England Dan & John Ford Coley on their 1978 album Dr. Heckle and Mr. Jive.
The song saw its biggest success when it was recorded by American country music artist Michael Martin Murphey. It was released in June 1982 as the third single from his album, Michael Martin Murphey. "What's Forever For" was Murphey's first of two number ones on the country chart. The single went to number one for one week and spent 16 weeks in th
Michael Martin Murphey (born March 14, 1945) is an American singer-songwriter best known for writing and performing Western music, country music and popular music. A multiple Grammy nominee, Murphey has six gold albums, including Cowboy Songs, the first album of cowboy music to achieve gold status since Gunfighter Ballads and Trail Songs by Marty Robbins in 1959. He has recorded the hit singles "Wildfire", "Carolina in the Pines", "What's Forever For", "A Long Line of Love", "What She Wants", "D
"Wildfire" is a classic song written by Michael Martin Murphey and Larry Cansler. It was originally recorded by Murphey, who had yet to add his middle name to his recorded work, and appears on his gold-plus 1975 album Blue Sky – Night Thunder.
Released in February 1975, as the album's lead single, "Wildfire" became Murphey's highest-charting Pop hit in the United States. The somber story song hit #2 in Cash Box and #3 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in June 1975. In addition, it hit the top pos