“Always Wanting You” is a song written and recorded by American country music artist Merle Haggard and The Strangers. It was released in February 1975 as the second single from the album Keep Movin’ On. The song was Haggard and The Strangers twentieth number-one single on the U.S. country chart. It stayed at number one for two weeks and spent a total of ten weeks on the chart.
In 2004, “Always Wanting You” was featured on the radio station K-Rose in the video game Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas.
From the album Keep Movin’ On
B-side “I’ve Got a Yearning”
Released February 3, 1975
Songwriter(s) Merle Haggard
Producer(s) Ken Nelson. Fuzzy Owen