Believe It or Not

Album: America's Greatest Hero (1981)
Charted: 2
  • Look at what's happened to me
    I can't believe it myself
    Suddenly I'm up on top of the world
    It should have been somebody else

    Believe it or not, I'm walkin' on air
    I never thought I could feel so free
    Flyin' away on a wing and a prayer
    Who could it be?
    Believe it or not it's just me

    Just like the light of a new day
    It hit me from out of the blue
    Breaking me out of the spell I was in
    Making all of my wishes come true

    Believe it or not, I'm walkin' on air
    I never thought I could feel so free
    Flyin' away on a wing and a prayer
    Who could it be?
    Believe it or not it's just me

    This is too good to be true
    Look at me falling for you
    Believe it or not, I'm walkin' on air
    I never thought I could feel so free
    Flyin' away on a wing and a prayer
    Who could it be?
    Believe it or not it's just me

    Believe it or not, I'm walkin' on air
    I never thought I could feel so free
    Flyin' away on a wing and a prayer
    Who could it be?
    Believe it or not it's just me

    Believe it or not, I'm walkin' on air
    I never thought I could feel so free
    Flyin' away on a wing and a prayer
    Who could it be?
    Believe it or not it's just me Writer/s: Michael Postil, Stephen G Geyer
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner Chappell Music, Inc., Wixen Music Publishing
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 5

  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn March 18th 1981, the adventure comedy TV series 'The Greatest American Hero' debut on the ABC-TV network...
    The series ran for three seasons with a total of forty-four original episodes...
    Just under two months later on May 3rd, 1981 "Theme from Great American Hero (Believe It or Not}" by Joey Scarbury entered at #85; and on August 10th, 1981 it peaked at #2...
    {See the next post below}.
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn May 3rd 1981, "Theme from 'Greatest American Hero' (Believe It or Not)" by Joey Scarbury entered Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart at position #85; and on August 10th it peaked at #2 (for 2 weeks) and spent a half-year on the Top 100 (26 weeks; and for 10 of those weeks it was on the Top 10)...
    The two weeks it was at #2; the #1 record for both those weeks was "Endless Love" by Diana Ross and Lionel Richie...
    Mr. Scarbury will celebrate his 59th birthday in two months on July 7th, 2014.
  • Aaron from Parma, MiActually, the first notation is incorrect. This was not Scarbury's only Billboard Hot 100 song. He had two other minor entries. In 1971, he had "Mixed Up Guy" reaching #73 and then the follow-up single to "Believe It or Not" titled "When She Dances" reached #49 in 1981.
  • Brad from Barry, TxThe trivia alert is incorrect. The show was well into its first season when John Hinkley attempted to assassinate President Reagan. The producers renamed Ralph Hinkley "Ralph Hanley," but it was changed backed to "Ralph Hinkley" by the time of the second season.
  • Camille from Toronto, OhThis is a fabulous, upbeat song that should get more radio airplay on the oldies stations! Never watched the TV show.
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