Family Man (Craig Campbell song)

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"Family Man"
Single by Craig Campbell
from the album Craig Campbell
Released July 26, 2010 (2010-07-26)
Format Airplay
Music download
Recorded 2010
Genre Country
Length 3:39
Label Bigger Picture Music Group
Writer(s) Craig Campbell
Jon Henderson
Joel Eric Shewmake
Producer(s) Keith Stegall
Craig Campbell singles chronology
"Family Man"

"Family Man" is the title of a debut song co-written and recorded by American country music singer Craig Campbell. It was released in July 2010 as the first single from his self-titled debut album, which was released on April 5, 2011. Campbell wrote this song with Jon Henderson and Joel Eric Shewmake.


The lyric paints a portrait of a modern working-class man struggling through tough economic times.

Critical reception[edit]

Matt Bjorke of Roughstock rated the single four-and-a-half stars out of five, comparing it to Alan Jackson in sound and praising the songwriting.[1] The song also received a positive review from Billboard reviewer Deborah Evans Price, who said that it had a "powerful message" and was a "thoughtful first performance".[2]

Music video[edit]

The music video was directed by Shaun Silva and premiered in October 2010.

Chart performance[edit]

It debuted at number 60 on the Hot Country Songs charts dated for the week ending August 14, 2010.[3] It also debuted at number 86 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart for the week of April 9, 2011.

Chart (2010-2011) Peak
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[4] 14
US Billboard Hot 100[5] 84

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (2011) Position
US Country Songs (Billboard)[6] 49


  1. ^ Matt Bjorke (6 August 2010). "Craig Campbell — "Family Man"". Roughstock. Retrieved 30 August 2010. 
  2. ^ Price, Deborah Evans (1 October 2010). "Craig Campbell — "Family Man"". Billboard. Retrieved 31 October 2010. 
  3. ^ Edward Morris (7 August 2010). "Jerrod Niemann's "Lover, Lover" Is Country's Top Song". CMT. Retrieved 30 August 2010. 
  4. ^ "Craig Campbell Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Craig Campbell. Retrieved 31 March 2011.
  5. ^ "Craig Campbell Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot 100 for Craig Campbell. Retrieved 31 March 2011.
  6. ^ "Best of 2011: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 2011. Retrieved December 10, 2011. 

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