Bartender's Blues

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Bartender's Blues
Studio album by George Jones
Released 1978
Recorded Oct 1977, Columbia Recording Studio, Nashville, TN
Genre Country Music
Length 25:72
Label Epic KE-35414
Producer Billy Sherrill
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Baretender's Blues is an album by American country music artist George Jones. This album was released in 1978 on the Epic Records label. It was re-released on CD on the Razor & Tie label in 1996.

James Taylor wrote the lyrics and composed the title track, and also sings background for it on the album.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Bartender's Blues" (James Taylor) – 3:47
  2. "I'll Just Take It Out in Love" (Bob McDill) – 3:12
  3. "If You Loved a Liar (You'd Hug My Neck)" (Earl Montgomery, George Jones) – 2:24
  4. "Ain't Your Memory Got No Pride at All" (Red Lane, Boyce Porter, Bucky Jones) – 2:37
  5. "I Gave It All Up for You" (Earl Montgomery, Terry Skinner) – 2:21
  6. "I Don't Want No Stranger Sleepin' in My Bed" (Bill Emerson, George Jones) – 2:58
  7. "I Ain't Got No Business Doin' Business Today" (Danny Morrison, Johnny Slate) – 2:54
  8. "Leaving Love All Over the Place" (Lathan Hudson) – 2:53
  9. "(When Your Phone Don't Ring) It'll Be Me" (Hank Cochran, Glenn Martin) – 2:27
  10. "Julianne" (Roger Bowling, Bill Emerson) – 2:39


  • George Jones – vocals, guitar
  • Billy Sanford – guitar
  • Reggie Young – guitar
  • Phil Baugh – guitar
  • Pete Drake – pedal steel guitar
  • Henry Strzelecki – bass
  • Jim Isbell – drums
  • Hargus "Pig" Robbins – piano

Chart positions[edit]

AlbumBillboard (North America)

Year Chart Position
1978 Country Albums 34

Singles - Billboard (North America)

Year Single Chart Position
1978 Bartender's Blues Country Singles 6
1978 I'll Just Take It Out in Love Country Singles 11