If I Were You (Collin Raye song)

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"If I Were You"
Single by Collin Raye
from the album Extremes
B-side "A Bible and a Bus Ticket Home"
Released April 3, 1995
Format CD Single
Recorded 1993
Genre Country
Length 4:06
Label Epic
Writer(s) John Hobbs
Chris Farren
Producer(s) John Hobbs
Ed Seay
Paul Worley
Collin Raye singles chronology
"My Kind of Girl"
"If I Were You"
"One Boy, One Girl"

"If I Were You" is a song written by John Hobbs and Chris Farren, and recorded by American country music singer Collin Raye. It was released in April 1995 as the fifth and final single from his album Extremes. It peaked at #4 both in the United States and in Canada.[1] The song is not to be confused with a different composition titled "If I Were You", which appears on Raye's debut album All I Can Be.

Chart positions[edit]

"If I Were You" debuted at number 62 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks for the week of April 8, 1995.

Chart (1995) Peak
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[2] 4
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[3] 4

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1995) Position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[4] 87
US Country Songs (Billboard)[5] 34


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2008). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2008. Record Research, Inc. ISBN 0-89820-177-2. 
  2. ^ "Top RPM Country Tracks: Issue 9028." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. July 3, 1995. Retrieved July 21, 2013.
  3. ^ "Collin Raye Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Collin Raye.
  4. ^ "RPM Top 100 Country Tracks of 1995". RPM. December 18, 1995. Retrieved July 21, 2013. 
  5. ^ "Best of 1995: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 1995. Retrieved July 21, 2013. 

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