Connie's Country is the twelfth studio album by American country singer Connie Smith. It was released in April 1969 via RCA Victor and contained 12 tracks. The pop-inspired project included a mixture of original and cover songs. The album's cover of Gordon Lightfoot's "Ribbon of Darkness" was released as a single, reaching the top 20 of the American country songs chart. The album itself would place in the top 20 of the American country albums chart. It was met with favorable reviews following its release.
Connie Smith had a string of uninterrupted top ten country singles during the 1960s, launched by 1964's "Once a Day". The song topped the country songs chart for eight weeks and launched her career. In 1968, Smith became a Christian which affected her many of the recordings during her time with her label, RCA Victor. She began incorporating more gospel songs into her regular studio albums, which would reflect in Smith's 1969 album. Smith went into recording sessi