Running Kind

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"Running Kind"
Single by Merle Haggard
from the album A Working Man Can't Get Nowhere Today
B-side "Making Believe"
Released January 9, 1978
Genre Country
Length 3:00
Label MCA
Writer(s) Merle Haggard
Producer(s) Ken Nelson, Fuzzy Owen
Merle Haggard singles chronology
"From Graceland to the Promised Land"
"Running Kind"
"I'm Always on a Mountain When I Fall"

"Running Kind" is a song written and recorded by American country music artist Merle Haggard. It was released in January 1978 as the second and final single from the album, A Working Man Can't Get Nowhere Today. The song peaked at number 12 on the U.S. country singles chart and at number 10 on the Canadian country singles chart.[1]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1978) Peak
U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles 12
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 10


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 149.