You're Something Special to Me

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"You're Something Special to Me"
Single by George Strait
from the album Something Special
B-side "Dance Time in Texas"
Released December 23, 1985
Format 7" single
Genre Country
Length 3:20
Label MCA 52764
Writer(s) David Anthony
Producer(s) Jimmy Bowen & George Strait
George Strait singles chronology
"The Chair"
"You're Something Special to Me"
"Nobody in His Right Mind Would've Left Her"

"You're Something Special to Me" the title of a song written by David Anthony, and recorded by American country music artist George Strait. It was released in December 1985 as the second and final single from his album Something Special.

Critical reception[edit]

Kevin John Coyne of Country Universe gave the song an A grade, calling it "so laid back that it’s easy to miss the craftsmanship." He goes on to say that Strait "channels a young Merle Haggard, a slow western swing arrangement surrounds him with warmth."[1]

Chart performance[edit]

This song peaked at #4 on both the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart and on the Canadian RPM Country Tracks chart.

Chart (1985-1986) Peak
U.S. Billboard Hot Country Songs[2] 4
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 4


  1. ^ Song review
  2. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 336. 

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