San Antonio Rose (album)

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San Antonio Rose
Studio album by Willie Nelson and Ray Price
Released May 1980 (May 1980)
Genre Country
Length 36:52
Label Columbia
Producer Willie Nelson
Willie Nelson albums chronology
The Electric Horseman
(1980)The Electric Horseman1980
San Antonio Rose
Honeysuckle Rose
(1980)Honeysuckle Rose1980
Ray Price albums chronology
There's Always Me
(1979) There's Always Me1979
San Antonio Rose
(1980) San Antonio Rose1980
A Tribute to Willie and Kris
(1981) A Tribute to Willie and Kris1981
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

San Antonio Rose is a studio album by American country music artists Willie Nelson and Ray Price. It was released in 1980 via Columbia Records. The album peaked at number 3 on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart.[2]

Price had recorded an album by the same title in 1961 as a tribute to Bob Wills, on which Nelson played acoustic guitar.[3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "San Antonio Rose" (Bob Wills) – 3:42
  2. "I'll Be There (If You Ever Want Me)" (Rusty Baggard, Ray Price) – 2:41
  3. "I Fall to Pieces" (Hank Cochran, Harlan Howard) – 3:16
  4. "Crazy Arms" (Ralph Mooney, Chuck Seals) – 2:41
  5. "Release Me" (Eddie Miller, Dub Williams, Robert Yount) – 3:06
  6. "Don't You Ever Get Tired (Of Hurting Me)" (Hank Cochran) – 3:39
  7. "This Cold War with You" (Floyd Tillman) – 3:19
  8. "Funny How Time Slips Away" (Willie Nelson) – 3:50
  9. "Night Life" (Walt Breeland, Paul Buskirk, Nelson) – 4:03
  10. "Deep Water" (Fred Rose) – 2:45
  11. "Faded Love" (Bob Wills, Johnnie Lee Wills) – 3:50
2003 CD reissue bonus tracks
  1. "Just Call Me Lonesome" (Rex Griffin) – 3:21
  2. "My Life's Been a Pleasure" (Jesse Ashlock) – 2:07

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1980) Peak
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 3[citation needed]
U.S. Billboard 200 70[citation needed]
Canadian RPM Country Albums 1[citation needed]


Region Certification Certified units/Sales
United States (RIAA)[4] Gold 500,000^

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone


  1. ^ Chadbourne, Eugene. "San Antonio Rose review". Allmusic. Retrieved 20 February 2011. 
  2. ^ "San Antonio Rose Charts". Allmusic. Retrieved 20 February 2011. 
  3. ^ McCall, Michael. "San Antonio Rose review". Allmusic. Retrieved 7 January 2012. 
  4. ^ "American album certifications – Willie Nelson & Ray Price – San Antonio Rose". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH
Preceded by
Music Man by Waylon Jennings
Somebody's Waiting by Anne Murray
RPM Country Albums number-one album
August 9, 1980
September 13–27, 1980
Succeeded by
Dolly, Dolly, Dolly by Dolly Parton
Dolly, Dolly, Dolly by Dolly Parton