I Always Get Lucky with You

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"I Always Get Lucky with You"
Single by George Jones
from the album Shine On
B-side "I'd Rather Have What We Had"
Released April 1983
Genre Country
Length 3:17
Label Epic
Writer(s) Merle Haggard
Freddy Powers
Gary Church
Tex Whitson
Producer(s) Billy Sherrill
George Jones singles chronology
"Shine On (Shine All Your Sweet Love on Me)"
"I Always Get Lucky with You"
"Tennessee Whiskey"

"I Always Get Lucky With You" is a song written by Merle Haggard, Freddy Powers, Gary Church, and Tex Whitson and recorded by American country music artist George Jones. It was released in April 1983 as the second single from the album Shine On. "I Always Get Lucky with You" became George Jones' ninth number one on the country chart as a solo artist . The single stayed at number one for one week and spent thirteen weeks on the country chart.[1]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1983) Peak
U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles 1
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 6


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 182. 
Preceded by
"Pancho and Lefty"
by Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard
Billboard Hot Country Singles
number-one single

July 30, 1983
Succeeded by
"Your Love's on the Line"
by Earl Thomas Conley