If Something Should Happen

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"If Something Should Happen"
Single by Darryl Worley
from the album Darryl Worley
Released February 28, 2005
Recorded 2004
Genre Country
Length 4:40
Label DreamWorks Nashville
Writer(s) Jim Brown
Dan Demay
Dave Turnbull
Producer(s) Frank Rogers
Darryl Worley singles chronology
"Awful, Beautiful Life"
"If Something Should Happen"
"I Love Her, She Hates Me"

"If Something Should Happen" is a song written by Dave Turnbull, Jim Brown and Dan Demay, and recorded by American country music artist Darryl Worley. It was released in February 2005 as the second single from his self-titled album. It peaked at #9 on Billboard magazine's Hot Country Songs chart for the chart week of June 5, 2005.[1]


The song addresses the fears of a father dying while his children are young. Many associate the song with a father about to be deployed overseas afraid that he might not make it back, a subject Worley largely is known for.

Music video[edit]

The music video was directed by Shaun Silva. It features Darryl Worley on top of various buildings, and various places in Nashville, Tennessee.

Chart performance[edit]

"If Something Should Happen" debuted at number 52 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks for the week of March 2, 2005.

Chart (2005) Peak
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[2] 9
US Billboard Hot 100[3] 75

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (2005) Position
US Country Songs (Billboard)[4] 54


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