My Old Friend

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"My Old Friend"
Tim McGraw - My Old Friend cover.png
Single by Tim McGraw
from the album Live Like You Were Dying
Released September 20, 2005
Format CD single
Recorded 2004
Genre Country
Length 3:37
Label Curb
Tim McGraw singles chronology
"Like We Never Loved at All"
"My Old Friend"
"When the Stars Go Blue"
"Like We Never Loved at All"
"My Old Friend"
"When the Stars Go Blue"

"My Old Friend" is a song written by Craig Wiseman and Steve McEwan, and performed by American country music artist Tim McGraw. It was released in September 2005 as the fifth and final single from his album Live Like You Were Dying. It peaked at number 6 on the country music charts.


Kevin John Coyne, reviewing the song for Country Universe, gave it a positive rating. He summed up the review by saying that it is "one of the best singles of his career".[1]

Chart positions[edit]

The song debuted at number 55 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks for the week ending October 8, 2005.

Chart (2005–06) Peak
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[2] 6
US Billboard Hot 100[3] 79

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (2006) Position
US Country Songs (Billboard)[4] 48


  1. ^ Coyne, Kevin John (2005-12-03). "Tim McGraw - "My Old Friend"". Country Universe. Retrieved 2010-06-17. 
  2. ^ "Tim McGraw – Chart history" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Tim McGraw.
  3. ^ "Tim McGraw – Chart history" Billboard Hot 100 for Tim McGraw.
  4. ^ "Best of 2006: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 2006. Retrieved July 11, 2012. 

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