I Am That Man

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
"I Am That Man"
Brooks Dunn Am That Man single.png
Single by Brooks & Dunn
from the album Borderline
B-side "More Than a Margarita"
Released June 3, 1996
Format CD Single, 7"
Genre Country
Length 4:09 (album version); 3:28 (single version)
Label Arista 13018
Songwriter(s) Terry McBride
Monty Powell
Producer(s) Kix Brooks
Don Cook
Ronnie Dunn
Brooks & Dunn singles chronology
"My Maria"
"I Am That Man"
"Mama Don't Get Dressed Up for Nothing"

"My Maria"
"I Am That Man"
"Mama Don't Get Dressed Up for Nothing"

"I Am That Man" is a song written by Terry McBride and Monty Powell, and recorded by American country music duo Brooks & Dunn. It was released in June 1996 as the second single released from their album Borderline. The song peaked at number 2 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart.

Critical reception[edit]

Deborah Evans Price, of Billboard magazine reviewed the song favorably, calling it "an earnest song of love and devotion that is marked by Ronnie Dunn's tender lead vocals." She goes on to say that the "production is gentle and understated, allowing Dunn to wrap his voice around the lyric and deliver a poignant interpretation."[1]

Chart positions[edit]

"I Am That Man" debuted at number 73 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart for the week of April 27, 1996. It fell out and re-entered at number 71 on the June 1, 1996 chart.

Chart (1996) Peak
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[2] 3
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[3] 2

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1996) Position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[4] 39
US Country Songs (Billboard)[5] 39


  1. ^ Billboard, June 22, 1996
  2. ^ "Top RPM Country Tracks: Issue 9679." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. September 9, 1996. Retrieved July 20, 2013.
  3. ^ "Brooks & Dunn Chart History (Hot Country Songs)". Billboard.
  4. ^ "RPM Top 100 Country Tracks of 1996". RPM. December 16, 1996. Retrieved July 20, 2013. 
  5. ^ "Best of 1996: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 1996. Retrieved July 20, 2013. 

External links[edit]