"Could I Have This Dance" is a 1980 single by Anne Murray. "Could I Have This Dance" was included in the 1980 film "Urban Cowboy" and would be Anne Murray's fifth number one country hit as a solo artist. The single went to number one for one week and spent a total of ten weeks on the country chart . "Could I Have This Dance" would also be Anne Murray's tenth Top 40 hit peaking at number thirty-three . The song was written by Wayland Holyfield and Bob House.