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Released  July 1977
Release date  July 1977
Genre  Country music
Artist  Jessi Colter
Label  Capitol Records
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Mirriam (1977)  That's the Way a Cowboy Rocks and Rolls (1978)
Producers  Ken Mansfield, Richie Albright
Similar  Jessi Colter albums, Country music albums

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Mirriam is the fifth studio album released by American country music artist, Jessi Colter. It was co-produced by country artist and Colter's husband, Waylon Jennings, and was issued in July 1977 on Capitol Records.



Colter's fifth album was derived from her birth name, Mirriam Johnson. The album consisted of ten new tracks, all of which were written by Colter. The album's lead single, "I Belong to Him" (which featured Jennings and Roy Orbison), was the only song released from the album, and did not chart on the Hot Country Songs or the Billboard Hot 100 charts upon its release. In addition, the album peaked at #29 the Top Country Albums chart, becoming Colter's first studio album to chart outside of the Top 10. Mirriam was produced by Ken Mansfield (the producer of Colter's previous three releases under Capitol) and Richie Albright.

The album did not gain many positive reviews from music critics and magazines. reviewed the album, and gave it two and a half out of five stars.

Track listing

All tracks composed by Jessi Colter

  1. "For Mama" — 3:11
  2. "Put Your Arms Around Me" — 3:11
  3. "I Belong to Him" — 4:04
  4. featuring Waylon Jennings and Roy Orbison
  5. "God if I Could Only Write Your Love Song" — 3:02
  6. "Consider Me" — 3:45
  7. "There Ain't No Rain" — 2:34
  8. "God I Love You" — 3:02
  9. "Let it Go" — 2:53
  10. "Master, Master" — 2:59
  11. "New Wine" — 3:44


  • Richie Albright — drums, producer
  • Johnny Christopher — guitar
  • Jessi Colter — keyboards, lead vocals
  • Jim Gordon — horn
  • Sherman Hayes — bass
  • Richard Hyde — trombone
  • Waylon Jennings — background vocals on "I Belong to Him", guitar
  • Mackinley Johnson — trumpet
  • Gayle Lavant — harp
  • Ken Mansfield — producer
  • G. Merlin — dulcimer
  • Ralph Mooney — steel guitar
  • Roy Orbison — background vocals on "I Belong to Him"
  • Gordon Payne — guitar
  • Clifford "Barny" Robertson — background vocals, keyboards
  • Carter Robertson — background vocals
  • Rance Wasson — guitar
  • Toni Wine - backing vocals on "Let It Go"
  • Chips Moman, Don Cobb, Jake Hottell, Richie Albright - engineers
  • Roy Kohara - art direction
  • Chart positions

    Album – Billboard (North America)

    Singles - Billboard (United States)


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