Forgiving You Was Easy

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"Forgiving You Was Easy"
Single by Willie Nelson
from the album Me & Paul
B-side "You Wouldn't Cross The Street (To Say Goodbye)"
Released February 1985
Genre Country
Length 2:51
Label Columbia
Songwriter(s) Willie Nelson
Producer(s) Willie Nelson
Willie Nelson singles chronology
"Seven Spanish Angels"
"Forgiving You Was Easy"
"Are There Any More Real Cowboys"

"Forgiving You Was Easy" is a song written and recorded by American country music artist Willie Nelson. It was released in February 1985 as the first single from the album Me & Paul. "Forgiving You Was Easy" was Willie Nelson's tenth number one single as a solo artist. The single went to number one for one week and spent fourteen weeks on the country chart.[1]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1985) Peak
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[2] 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. 245. 
  2. ^ "Willie Nelson – Chart history" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Willie Nelson.
Preceded by
"She's a Miracle"
by Exile
Billboard Hot Country Singles
number-one single

July 13, 1985
Succeeded by
"Dixie Road"
by Lee Greenwood
Preceded by
"She Keeps the Home Fires Burning"
by Ronnie Milsap
RPM Country Tracks
number-one single

July 20, 1985
Succeeded by
"Love Don't Care (Whose Heart It Breaks)"
by Earl Thomas Conley