Playboys of the Southwestern World

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"Playboys of the Southwestern World"
Single by Blake Shelton
from the album The Dreamer
B-side "Ol' Red"
Released July 12, 2003
Genre Country
Length 4:28
Label Warner Bros. Nashville
Songwriter(s) Neal Coty, Randy VanWarmer
Producer(s) Bobby Braddock
Blake Shelton singles chronology
"Heavy Liftin'"
(2003)
"Playboys of the Southwestern World"
(2003)
"When Somebody Knows You That Well"
(2004)
"Heavy Liftin'"
(2003)
"Playboys of the Southwestern World"
(2003)
"When Somebody Knows You That Well"
(2004)

"Playboys of the Southwestern World" is a song recorded by American country music artist Blake Shelton. It was released in July 2003 as the third single from the album The Dreamer. The song reached #24 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart.[1] The song was written by Neal Coty and Randy VanWarmer.

Content[edit]

The song recounts the narrator's teenage years, becoming a rebel with his friend, John Roy. One day, Roy decides to take a trip to Mexico with the narrator, but their plan backfires when they are caught with American money over the border and are imprisoned. After being released, the narrator claims " we're still best friends."

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2003) Peak
position
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[2] 24

References[edit]

  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2013). Hot Country Songs: 1944-2012, Eighth edition. Record Research. p. 302. 
  2. ^ "Blake Shelton – Chart history" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Blake Shelton.