Daddy Won't Sell the Farm
|"Daddy Won't Sell the Farm"|
|Single by Montgomery Gentry|
|from the album Tattoos & Scars|
|Released||November 2, 1999|
|Montgomery Gentry singles chronology|
"Daddy Won't Sell the Farm" is a song written by Robin Branda and Steve Fox, and recorded by American country music duo Montgomery Gentry. It was released in November 1999 as the third single from their debut album Tattoos & Scars. It peaked at number 17 in the United States, and number 19 in Canada in 2000.
"Daddy Won't Sell the Farm" calls attention to the growing problem of urban sprawl. The song's main protagonist is a farmer who — despite the city growing around him — stands firm in refusing to sell his land to developers.
The music video was directed by Chris Rogers, and features the duo on their touring. Some of this music video was also shot in Goodell, Iowa. The music video premiered on GAC on November 11, 1999.
|Canada Country Tracks (RPM)||19|
|US Billboard Hot 100||79|
|US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)||17|
|US Country Songs (Billboard)||67|
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