“I’ve Got a Winner in You”, a song written by Don Williams and Wayland Holyfield, was recorded by Don Williams for the ABC label, was recorded in April 1977, at Jack Clement Recording Studio, 3102 Belmont Blvd., Nashville, TN, in the same recording session, two other songs were recorded: “Overlookin ‘and underthinkin’”, and “Rake and Ramblin ‘man”. Don was accompanied in the recording session by: Dave Kirby (guitar), Bob McDill (guitar), Lloyd Green (steel and dobro), Joe Allen (bass), Kenny Malone (drums, percussion and marimba), Buddy Spicher (fiddle), Charles Cochran (piano and accordion), Shane Keister (keyboards), Danny Flowers (harp and electyric guitar) and Garth Fundis (background voca). With the production of Don Williams, the song was released on February 11, 1978, on April 15, 1978, reached # 7 on the charts of US Hot Country Songs, remaining on the charts for a total of 17 weeks. I also reach # 10 on the Canadian RPM Country Tracks charts.
The song was included in Don’s seventh studio album, Country Boy (ABC / Dot Records 1977), the album was released on September 13, 1977, on November 26, 1977, reached # 9 on the US charts. Top Country Albums, and the number # 11 on the Canadian RPM Country Albums charts.