Someday When Things Are Good

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"Someday When Things Are Good"
Single by Merle Haggard
from the album His Epic Hits
B-side "If You Hated Me"
Released March 24, 1984
Genre Country
Length 3:36
Label Epic
Writer(s) Merle Haggard
Leona Williams
Producer(s) Merle Haggard, Ray Baker
Merle Haggard singles chronology
"That's the Way Love Goes"
"Someday When Things Are Good"
"Let's Chase Each Other Around the Room"

"Someday When Things Are Good' is a song co-written and recorded by American country music artist Merle Haggard. It was released in March 1984 as the first single from the album His Epic Hits. "Someday When Things Are Good" was Merle Haggard's thirty-first number one country single as a solo artist. The single went to number one for one week and spent a total of thirteen weeks on the country chart.[1] Haggard wrote the song with then-wife Leona Williams.

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1984) Peak
U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles 1
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 1


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 148. 

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Preceded by
"Honey (Open That Door)"
by Ricky Skaggs
Billboard Hot Country Singles
number-one single

June 9, 1984
Succeeded by
"I Got Mexico"
by Eddy Raven
Preceded by
"Mona Lisa Lost Her Smile"
by David Allan Coe
RPM Country Tracks
number-one single

July 7, 1984
Succeeded by
"When We Make Love"
by Alabama