Thirty Six Years Ago: David Frizzell & Shelly West’s ‘You’re The Reason God Made Oklahoma’ Hits #1
On this date, April 11th, back in 1981, David Frizzell & Shelly West’s “You’re The Reason God Made Oklahoma” went to #1 on the Billboard country singles chart.
“You’re the Reason God Made Oklahoma” was a 1981 single from the film Any Which Way You Canthe song was written by Larry Collins and Sandy Pinkard. The song was Shelly West’s debut on the country chart and David Frizzell’s second hit on the country chart. “You’re the Reason God Made Oklahoma”, was the most successful of seven country hits by the duo, staying number one on the country chart for one week and eleven weeks in the Top 40 country chart.
April 11th, 2017