Down on the Farm (song)

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"Down on the Farm"
Single by Tim McGraw
from the album Not a Moment Too Soon
Released July 11, 1994
Recorded 1994
Genre Country
Length 2:55
Label Curb
  • Jerry Laseter
  • Kerry Kurt Phillips
Tim McGraw singles chronology
"Don't Take the Girl"
"Down on the Farm"
"Not a Moment Too Soon"
"Don't Take the Girl"
"Down on the Farm"
"Not a Moment Too Soon"

"Down on the Farm" is a song written by Jerry Laseter and Kerry Kurt Phillips, and performed by American country music artist Tim McGraw. It was released in July 1994 as the third single from his album Not a Moment Too Soon. It peaked at number 2 in the United States, and number 3 in Canada.

Critical reception[edit]

Billboard Magazine called the song a "backwoods party song."[1]

Music video[edit]

The music video takes place in Tim McGraw's home state Louisiana. It features him singing to a crowd. It was directed by his usual director of choice Sherman Halsey, who directed almost all of his music videos.

Chart positions[edit]

"Down on the Farm" debuted at number 67 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks for the week of July 16, 1994.[2]

Chart (1994) Peak
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[3] 3
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[4] 2

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1994) Position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[5] 44
US Country Songs (Billboard)[6] 5


  1. ^ Billboard December 9, 2000
  2. ^ Billboard, July 16, 1994
  3. ^ "Top RPM Country Tracks: Issue 2625." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. October 17, 1994. Retrieved August 4, 2013.
  4. ^ "Tim McGraw Chart History (Hot Country Songs)". Billboard.
  5. ^ "RPM Top 100 Country Tracks of 1994". RPM. December 12, 1994. Retrieved August 4, 2013. 
  6. ^ "Best of 1994: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 1994. Retrieved August 4, 2013.