Bar Room Buddies

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"Bar Room Buddies"
Single by Merle Haggard and Clint Eastwood
from the album Bronco Billy (soundtrack)
B-side "Not So Great Train Robbery"
Released April 21, 1980
Genre Country
Length 2:16
Label Elektra
Writer(s) Milton Brown
Cliff Crofford
Steve Dorff
Snuff Garrett
Producer(s) Snuff Garrett
Merle Haggard singles chronology
"The Way I Am"
"Bar Room Buddies"
"Misery and Gin"
Clint Eastwood singles chronology
"Bar Room Buddies"
"Beers to You"

"Bar Room Buddies" is a song written by Milton Brown, Cliff Crofford, Steve Dorff and Snuff Garrett, and recorded by American country music artist Merle Haggard and actor Clint Eastwood. It was released in April 1980 and is featured on the soundtrack for the film Bronco Billy starring Eastwood. The single stayed at number one for one week and spent a total of thirteen weeks on the Billboard country charts.[1]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1980) 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. 114. 

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Preceded by
"True Love Ways"
by Mickey Gilley
Billboard Hot Country Singles
number-one single

July 26, 1980
Succeeded by
"Dancin' Cowboys"
by The Bellamy Brothers
Preceded by
"Midnight Rider"
by Willie Nelson
RPM Country Tracks
number-one single

July 19-July 26, 1980
Succeeded by
"Hollywood Love"
by Carroll Baker