“Above and Beyond”, also known as “Above and Beyond (The Call of Love)”, is a song written by Harlan Howard and recorded by American country music singer Buck Owens. Released in 1960 as a single with “‘Til These Dreams Come True” on the B-side, Owens’ rendition reached No. 3 on the Billboard country singles charts that year. It was his third single.
In 1988, Rodney Crowell recorded a cover version on his album Diamonds & Dirt. This cover, released with “She Loves the Jerk” on the B-side, charted at No. 1 on the country chart in late 1989. It was the fifth consecutive No. 1 hit from the album, as well as the fifth and final No. 1 of his career.
B-side “‘Til These Dreams Come True”
Released March 7, 1960
Songwriter(s) Harlan Howard
Producer(s) Ken Nelson