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Big Yellow Taxi – Amy Grant

Amy Grant occupied the UK top 40 for eight weeks in 1995 with this track.

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This week in 1995, Big yellow taxi by Amy Grant reached its highest position of number 20 in the UK singles chart, having entered the top 40 four weeks previously at number 29. After one week at its peak position, the song started to slide down the chart but remained in the top 40 for another three weeks.

Big yellow taxi was released on the A&M record label and was the last of three top 40 hits for Amy Grant in the UK. It was taken from the album House of love, which did not enter the UK albums chart.

The original version of the song was written and recorded by Joni Mitchell in 1970 when it reached number 11 in the UK chart. A cover version by Counting Crows featuring Vanessa Carlton peaked at number 16 in 2003.

More music from Amy Grant


UK singles chart for the week ending 22 July 1995

  1. Boom boom boomOuthere Brothers

  2. Alright / TimeSupergrass

  3. Shy guyDiana King

  4. A girl like youEdwyn Collins

  5. In the summertimeShaggy featuring Rayvon

  6. Hold me, thrill me, kiss me, kill meU2

  7. Unchained melody / (There’ll be bluebirds over) the White Cliffs of DoverRobson Green and Jerome Flynn

  8. Kiss from a rose / I’m aliveSeal

  9. You do something to mePaul Weller

  10. 3 is familyDana Dawson


  1. Big yellow taxiAmy Grant


  1. C’mon BillyPJ Harvey

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