The Bottle Let Me Down

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"The Bottle Let Me Down"
Single by Merle Haggard
from the album Swinging Doors
Released August 1, 1966
Format 7"
Genre Country
Length 2:45
Label Capitol
Writer(s) Merle Haggard
Producer(s) Ken Nelson
Fuzzy Owen
Merle Haggard singles chronology
"Swinging Doors"
"The Bottle Let Me Down"
"The Fugitive"

"The Bottle Let Me Down" is a song written and recorded by American country music artist Merle Haggard. It was released in August 1966 as the second single from the album Swinging Doors. The song peaked at number three on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles.[1]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1966) Peak
U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles 3


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 146. 

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