Easy Come, Easy Go (George Strait song)

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"Easy Come, Easy Go"
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Single by George Strait
from the album Easy Come, Easy Go
B-side "She Lays It All on the Line"
Released August 9, 1993
Format CD Single, 7" single
Recorded April 22, 1993
Genre Country
Length 3:04
Label MCA54717
Writer(s) Aaron Barker, Dean Dillon
Producer(s) Tony Brown
George Strait singles chronology
"When Did You Stop Loving Me"
"Easy Come, Easy Go"
"I'd Like to Have That One Back"

"Easy Come, Easy Go" is a song written by Aaron Barker and Dean Dillon, and recorded by American country music artist George Strait. It was released in August 1993 as the lead single from his album of the same title. The song reached the top of the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks (now Hot Country Songs) chart and on the Canadian RPM Country Tracks chart. It peaked at number 71 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100, making it a minor crossover hit.


A breakup song, the narrator discusses how he and his lover have agreed to mutually end their relationship because they weren't meant to be with each other.

Chart performance[edit]

The song debuted at number 57 on the Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart dated August 21, 1993. It charted for 20 weeks on that chart, and spent two weeks at Number One on the chart dated October 23, 1993. It also peaked at number 71 on the Billboard Hot 100, becoming Strait's first entry on that chart.[1]


Chart (1993) Peak
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[2] 1
US Billboard Hot 100[3] 71
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[4] 1

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1993) Position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[5] 41
US Country Songs (Billboard)[6] 6


  1. ^ Billboard, October 23, 1993
  2. ^ "Top RPM Country Tracks: Issue 2289." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. November 6, 1993. Retrieved August 5, 2013.
  3. ^ "George Strait – Chart history" Billboard Hot 100 for George Strait.
  4. ^ "George Strait – Chart history" Billboard Hot Country Songs for George Strait.
  5. ^ "RPM Top 100 Country Tracks of 1993". RPM. December 18, 1993. Retrieved August 5, 2013. 
  6. ^ "Best of 1993: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 1993. Retrieved August 5, 2013. 

External links[edit]

Preceded by
"What's It to You"
by Clay Walker
Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks
number-one single

October 23-October 30, 1993
Succeeded by
"Does He Love You"
by Reba McEntire with Linda Davis
RPM Country Tracks
number-one single

November 6, 1993