I Think I'll Just Stay Here and Drink

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"I Think I'll Just Stay Here and Drink"
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Single by Merle Haggard
from the album Back to the Barrooms
B-side "Back to the Barrooms Again"
Released October 25, 1980
Genre Country
Length 4:31
Label MCA
Songwriter(s) Merle Haggard
Producer(s) Jimmy Bowen
Merle Haggard singles chronology
"Misery and Gin"
(1980)
"I Think I'll Just Stay Here and Drink"
(1980)
"Leonard"
(1981)

"I Think I'll Just Stay Here and Drink" is a song written and recorded by American country music artist Merle Haggard. It was released in October 1980 as the second single from the album Back to the Barrooms. "I Think I'll Just Stay Here and Drink" was Merle Haggard's twenty-sixth number one country hit. The single stayed at number one for one week and spent a total of twelve weeks on the country chart.[1]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1980–1981) Peak
position
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[2] 1
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 29

References[edit]

  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 148. 
  2. ^ "Merle Haggard – Chart history" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Merle Haggard.
Preceded by
"One in a Million"
by Johnny Lee
Billboard Hot Country Singles
number-one single

January 10, 1981
Succeeded by
"I Love a Rainy Night"
by Eddie Rabbitt