Watch the Wind Blow By

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"Watch the Wind Blow By"
Single by Tim McGraw
from the album Tim McGraw and the Dancehall Doctors
Released October 27, 2003
Genre Country
Length 4:36
Label Curb
Writer(s) Anders Osborne
Dylan Altman
Producer(s) Byron Gallimore
Tim McGraw
Darran Smith
Tim McGraw singles chronology
"Real Good Man"
(2003)
"Watch the Wind Blow By"
(2003)
"Live Like You Were Dying"
(2004)

"Watch the Wind Blow By" is a song written by Anders Osborne and Dylan Altman, and performed by American country music singer Tim McGraw. It was released in October 2003 as the fifth and final single from McGraw's album Tim McGraw and the Dancehall Doctors. The song reached the top of the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart on March 20, 2004. It also peaked at number 32 on the Billboard Hot 100.[1]

Content[edit]

The narrator states that all he wants to do is relax with his lover and "watch the wind blow by."

Chart positions[edit]

"Watch the Wind Blow By" debuted at number 48 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks for the chart week of November 1, 2003.

Chart (2003-2004) Peak
position
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[2] 1
US Billboard Hot 100[3] 32

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (2004) Position
US Country Songs (Billboard)[4] 9

References[edit]

  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2008). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2008. Record Research, Inc. ISBN 0-89820-177-2. 
  2. ^ "Tim McGraw Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Tim McGraw.
  3. ^ "Tim McGraw Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot 100 for Tim McGraw.
  4. ^ "Best of 2004: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 2004. Retrieved July 11, 2012. 

External links[edit]

Preceded by
"American Soldier"
by Toby Keith
Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks
number-one single

March 20-March 27, 2004
Succeeded by
"When the Sun Goes Down"
by Kenny Chesney and Uncle Kracker