My Own Kind of Hat

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"My Own Kind of Hat"
Single by Merle Haggard
from the album Serving 190 Proof
Released September 1979
Genre Country
Length 2:53
Label MCA
Writer(s) Merle Haggard, Red Lane
Producer(s) Fuzzy Owen, Jimmy Bowen
Merle Haggard singles chronology
"Red Bandana"
"My Own Kind of Hat"
"Walkin' the Floor Over You"

"My Own Kind of Hat" is a song co-written and recorded by American country music artist Merle Haggard. It was released in September 1979 as the second single from the album Serving 190 Proof. The song reached number 4 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart.[1] Haggard wrote the song with Red Lane.

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1979) Peak
U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks 4
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 4

Alan Jackson version[edit]

"My Own Kind of Hat"
Song by Alan Jackson from the album Under the Influence
Released October 26, 1999
Genre Country
Length 3:22
Label Arista Nashville
Writer Merle Haggard
Red Lane
Producer Keith Stegall
Under the Influence track listing
"Revenooer Man"
"My Own Kind of Hat"
"She Just Started Liking Cheatin' Songs"
  • Alan Jackson covered the song for his 1999 album Under the Influence. Although not released as a single, Jackson's cover charted at number 71 due to unsolicited airplay.


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 147. 

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