Are the Good Times Really Over (I Wish a Buck Was Still Silver)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
"Are the Good Times Really Over (I Wish a Buck Was Still Silver)"
Single by Merle Haggard
from the album Big City
B-side "I Always Get Lucky with You"
Released May 15, 1982
Genre Country
Length 4:14
Label Epic
Writer(s) Merle Haggard
Producer(s) Merle Haggard
Merle Haggard singles chronology
"Big City"
(1981)
"Are the Good Times Really Over (I Wish a Buck Was Still Silver)"
(1982)
"Going Where the Lonely Go"
(1982)

"Are the Good Times Really Over (I Wish a Buck Was Still Silver)" is a song written and recorded by American country music artist Merle Haggard. It was released in May 1982 as the third single from his album Big City. The song reached #2 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart[1] and #1 on the RPM Country Tracks chart in Canada.[2]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1982) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles 2
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 1
Preceded by
"I Don't Think She's in Love Anymore"
by Charley Pride
RPM Country Tracks
number-one single

August 14, 1982
Succeeded by
"Heartbreak Express"
by Dolly Parton

References[edit]