If It Don't Come Easy

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"If It Don't Come Easy"
Single by Tanya Tucker
from the album Love Me Like You Used To
B-side "I'll Tennessee You in My Dreams"
Released February 1988
Genre Country
Length 3:28
Label Capitol
Writer(s) Dave Gibson
Craig Karp
Producer(s) Jerry Crutchfield
Tanya Tucker singles chronology
"I Won't Take Less Than Your Love"
"If It Don't Come Easy"
"Strong Enough to Bend"

"If It Don't Come Easy" is a song written by Dave Gibson and Craig Karp, and recorded by American country music artist Tanya Tucker. It was released in February 1988 as the third single from the album Love Me Like You Used To. "If It Don't Come Easy" was Tanya Tucker's ninth number one on the country chart. The single went to number one for one week and spent fourteen weeks on the country chart.[1]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1988) Peak
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[2] 1


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 358. 
  2. ^ "Tanya Tucker – Chart history" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Tanya Tucker.

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Preceded by
"He's Back and I'm Blue"
by The Desert Rose Band
Billboard Hot Country Singles
number-one single

July 2, 1988
Succeeded by
"Fallin' Again"
by Alabama