It's All in the Movies (song)

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"It's All in the Movies"
Single by Merle Haggard and The Strangers
from the album It's All in the Movies
B-side"Living with the Shades Pulled Down"
ReleasedSeptember 29, 1975
Songwriter(s)Merle Haggard
Producer(s)Ken Nelson and Fuzzy Owen
Merle Haggard and The Strangers singles chronology
"Movin' On"
"It's All in the Movies"
"The Roots of My Raising"

"It's All in the Movies' is a song written and recorded by American country music artist Merle Haggard and The Strangers. It was released in September 1975 as the first single and title track from the album It's All in the Movies. The song was Merle Haggard and The Strangers twenty-second number one single on the country chart. The single stayed at number one for a single week and spent a total of thirteen weeks on the country chart.[1]


The Strangers:

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (1975) Peak
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[2] 1
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 11


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 147.
  2. ^ "Merle Haggard Chart History (Hot Country Songs)". Billboard.