It's All in the Movies (song)

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"It's All in the Movies"
Single by Merle Haggard
from the album It's All in the Movies
B-side "Living with the Shades Pulled Down"
Released September 29, 1975
Format 7"
Recorded 1975
Genre Country
Length 3:15
Label Capitol
Writer(s) Merle Haggard
Producer(s) Ken Nelson and Fuzzy Owen
Merle Haggard 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. 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's 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] Session Personnel: Guitar: Merle Haggard, Roy Nichols, Ronnie Reno. Bass: Jim Tittle. Drums: Biff Adam. Electric Mandolin: Tiny Moore. Sax: Don Markham. Steel guitar: Norman Hamlet.

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" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Merle Haggard.
Preceded by
"Rocky" by Dickey Lee
Billboard Hot Country Singles number-one single
November 29, 1975
Succeeded by
"Secret Love" by Freddy Fender