So Much Like My Dad" is a song written by Chips Moman and Bobby Emmons, and recorded by American country music artist George Strait. It was released in June 1992 as the second single from his album . The song reached number 3 on the Holding My Own Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart in October 1992. [1 ]
Content [ edit ]
This slow to mid-tempo song takes a look at the relationship between a father and a son. The narrator actually plays the part of the son begging his mom for assistance. He wants to know what his dad always said to make his mom stay because his lover is going to leave him.
Critical reception [ edit ]
Deborah Evans Price, of
magazine reviewed the song favorably, calling it an "elaborate and emotional production during which Strait's vocal is remarkably effective." Billboard [2 ]
Chart performance [ edit ]
"So Much Like My Dad" debuted at number 60 on the U.S.
Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks for the week of July 11, 1992.
Year-end charts [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
External links [ edit ]
"The Highway" / "Spirit"
Ain't Necessarily So" / "I Never Cared For You" ("Ain't Necessarily So" also on CD Single)
"The Piper Came Today" / "(I Don't Have a Reason) To Go To California Anymore"
("The Piper Came Today" also on CD Single) "Ten With a Two" / "You Decide"
Graceland" "Still is Still Moving to Me" / "Valentine"
"Turn Me Loose and Let Me Swing"
"I Never Cared for You"