All His Children

"All His Children" is a song recorded by American country music artist Charley Pride with music by Henry Mancini. It was released in January 1972 and was the theme of the film Sometimes a Great Notion. The song peaked at number 2 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart.[1] It also reached number 1 on the RPM Country Tracks chart in Canada.[2]

"All His Children"
Single by Charley Pride with Henry Mancini
from the album Sometimes a Great Nation
B-side"You'll Still Be the One"
ReleasedJanuary 1972
Songwriter(s)Alan Bergman
Marilyn Bergman
Henry Mancini
Producer(s)Henry Mancini
Charley Pride singles chronology
"Kiss an Angel Good Mornin'"
"All His Children"
"It's Gonna Take a Little Bit Longer"

The song was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Original Song in 1971.

Chart performanceEdit

Chart (1972) Peak
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[3] 2
US Billboard Hot 100[4] 92
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 1

Other recordingsEdit

Bing Crosby recorded the song for his 1972 album Bing 'n' Basie.


  1. ^ "Charley Pride singles". Allmusic. Retrieved 18 March 2011.
  2. ^ "RPM Country Singles for April 1, 1972". RPM. Archived from the original on 22 October 2012. Retrieved 18 March 2011.
  3. ^ "Charley Pride Chart History (Hot Country Songs)". Billboard.
  4. ^ "Charley Pride Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard.

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