Song written by Merle Haggard, was recorded by Merle Haggard & The Strangers, for the Capitol label, was recorded on April 30, 1974, in Dallas, TX, with the production of Fuzzy Owen, was released on June 3, 1974, and on August 24, 1974, it reached number # 1 on the US Hot Country Songs charts and stayed ten weeks on the charts. And on August 31, 1974, it also reached number # 1 on the Canadian RPM Country Tracks lists. It was the eighteenth number one in Merle’s career.
The song was included in the Merle’s seventeenth studio album, Merle Haggard Presents His 30th Album (Capitol 1974), the album was released on September 17, 1974, the album reached # 1 on the Billboard Country albums charts.
Joe Settlemires 197? (Innerforce Records)
Sonny Martin 197? (DeVille Records)