A Place to Fall Apart

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"A Place to Fall Apart"
Single by Merle Haggard with Janie Fricke
from the album It's All in the Game
B-side "All I Want to Do Is Singing My Songs"
Released October 27, 1984
Genre Country
Length 3:36
Label Epic
Writer(s) Merle Haggard
Willie Nelson
Freddy Powers
Producer(s) Ray Baker
Merle Haggard
Merle Haggard singles chronology
"Let's Chase Each Other Around the Room"
(1984)
"A Place to Fall Apart"
(1984)
"Natural High"
(1985)
Janie Fricke singles chronology
"Your Heart's Not in It"
(1984)
"A Place to Fall Apart"
(1984)
"The First Word in Memory Is Me"
(1984)

"A Place to Fall Apart" is a song co-written and recorded by American country music artist Merle Haggard as a duet with Janie Fricke. It was released in October 1984 as the second single from the album It's All in the Game. "A Place to Fall Apart" was the first single where both Haggard and Fricke worked together. The single went to number one for one week and spent a total of fourteen weeks on the country chart.[1] Haggard wrote the song with Willie Nelson and Freddy Powers.

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1984–1985) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles 1
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 148. 

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Preceded by
"(There's A) Fire in the Night"
by Alabama
Billboard Hot Country Singles
number-one single

February 2, 1985
Succeeded by
"Ain't She Somethin' Else"
by Conway Twitty
Preceded by
"Me Against the Night"
by Crystal Gayle
RPM Country Tracks
number-one single

February 9, 1985
Succeeded by
"(There's A) Fire in the Night"
by Alabama