I Love This Bar
|"I Love This Bar"|
|Single by Toby Keith|
|from the album Shock'n Y'all|
|B-side||"I Love This Bar" (album version)|
|Released||August 18, 2003|
|Length||5:35 (album version)
3:52 (single version)
|Toby Keith singles chronology|
"I Love This Bar" is a song co-written and recorded by American country music artist Toby Keith. It was released in August 2003 as the lead off single from his album Shock'n Y'all. It became a Number One hit on the Billboard U.S. Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart, keeping the top spot for five weeks. Keith wrote the song with Scotty Emerick.
The song's title inspired a chain of restaurants owned by Keith named Toby Keith's I Love This Bar & Grill.
The narrator describes his favorite bar and the people who frequent it.
The video for this song takes place at a bar in Chatsworth, California called The Cowboy Palace Saloon. It was directed by Michael Salomon.
"I Love This Bar" debuted at number 30 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks for the week of August 30, 2003. The song has sold 1,033,000 copies in the U.S. as of April 2014.
|US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)||1|
|US Billboard Hot 100||26|
|US Country Songs (Billboard)||44|
|US Country Songs (Billboard)||52|
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|Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks number-one single
November 15-December 13, 2003
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"I Love NASCAR"
On his 2004 album Bipolar and Proud, country music parodist Cledus T. Judd recorded a parody titled "I Love NASCAR". This parody peaked at number 48 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks charts. Although the song featured a guest vocal from Keith, he did not receive chart credit for it.
|U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks||48|
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- Whitburn, p. 217