I Wouldn't Have It Any Other Way

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"I Wouldn't Have It Any Other Way"
Single by Aaron Tippin
from the album Read Between the Lines
B-side "What I Can't Live Without"
Released June 22, 1992
Format CD Single
Genre Country
Length 3:11
Label RCA Nashville
Writer(s) Butch Curry, Aaron Tippin
Producer(s) Emory Gordy Jr.
Aaron Tippin singles chronology
"There Ain't Nothin' Wrong with the Radio"
"I Wouldn't Have It Any Other Way"
"I Was Born with a Broken Heart"

"I Wouldn't Have it Any Other Way" is a song co-written and recorded by American country music singer Aaron Tippin. It was released in June 1992 as the second single from the album, Read Between the Lines. The song reached the Top 5 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart and peaked at number 4 on the Canadian RPM Country Tracks chart. It was written by Tippin and Butch Curry.[1]

Critical reception[edit]

Deborah Evans Price, of Billboard magazine reviewed the song favorably, calling it a "bright, feisty, and up-tempo manifesto of individuality, somewhat in the vein of Tippin's previous hit 'You've Got to Stand for Something.'"[2]

Music video[edit]

The music video was directed by Marius Penczner and premiered in May 1992. The video shows employees buying and running the factory that was about to be sold out from under them.

Chart performance[edit]

"I Wouldn't Have It Any Other Way" debuted at number 75 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart for the week of June 20, 1992

Chart (1992) Peak
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[3] 4
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[4] 5

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1992) Position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[5] 94
US Country Songs (Billboard)[6] 60


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (August 2008). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2008. Record Research, Inc. p. 207. ISBN 0-89820-177-2. 
  2. ^ Billboard, July 4, 1992
  3. ^ "Top RPM Country Tracks: Issue 1937." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. September 26, 1992. Retrieved August 15, 2013.
  4. ^ "Aaron Tippin – Chart history" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Aaron Tippin.
  5. ^ "RPM Top 100 Country Tracks of 1992". RPM. December 19, 1992. Retrieved August 15, 2013. 
  6. ^ "Best of 1992: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 1992. Retrieved August 15, 2013. 

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