If I Didn't Have You (Randy Travis song)
|"If I Didn't Have You"|
|Single by Randy Travis|
|from the album Greatest Hits, Volume 1|
|B-side||"I'd Surrender All"/"I Told You So"|
|Released||August 3, 1992|
|Format||CD Single, 7" 45 RPM|
|Label||Warner Bros. Nashville|
|Songwriter(s)||Skip Ewing, Max D. Barnes|
|Randy Travis singles chronology|
"If I Didn't Have You" is a song written by Skip Ewing and Max D. Barnes, and recorded by American country music singer Randy Travis. It was released in August 1992 as the lead-off single from his Greatest Hits, Volume 1 compilation album. The song became Travis' thirteenth Number One single on the Hot Country Singles & Tracks (now Hot Country Songs) chart.
Deborah Evans Price, of Billboard magazine reviewed the song favorably, saying that Travis "showcases his George Jones influence on a frolicking copyright, but he seems to strain in places." She goes on to call the song "hip musicianship."
The music video was directed by Jim Shea and premiered in mid-1992.
"If I Didn't Have You" debuted at number 65 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks for the week of August 15, 1992.
|Canada Country Tracks (RPM)||1|
|US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)||1|
|Canada Country Tracks (RPM)||9|
|US Country Songs (Billboard)||53|
- Billboard, August 8, 1992
- "Top RPM Country Tracks: Issue 1913." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. October 31, 1992. Retrieved August 15, 2013.
- "Randy Travis Chart History (Hot Country Songs)". Billboard.
- "RPM Top 100 Country Tracks of 1992". RPM. December 19, 1992. Retrieved August 15, 2013.
- "Best of 1992: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 1992. Retrieved August 15, 2013.
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