Tell Me Something Bad About Tulsa

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"Tell Me Something Bad About Tulsa"
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Single by George Strait
from the album Honkytonkville
B-side "As Far as It Goes"
Released April 7, 2003
Genre Country
Length 3:16
Label MCA Nashville
Writer(s) Red Lane
Producer(s) Tony Brown
George Strait
George Strait singles chronology
"She'll Leave You with a Smile"
(2002)
"Tell Me Something Bad About Tulsa"
(2003)
"Cowboys Like Us"
(2003)

"Tell Me Something Bad About Tulsa" is a song written by Red Lane. It was first recorded by American country music artist Merle Haggard on his 1986 album, Out Among the Stars.[1] Haggard's son, Noel Haggard, covered the song on his 1997 debut album, One Lifetime, and released it as his second single. It peaked at number 75 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart in August 1997.[2] George Strait also recorded a version of the song for his 2003 album, Honkytonkville. Released as the album's first single, Strait's rendition peaked at number 11 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart in July 2003.[3]

Chart performance[edit]

Noel Haggard[edit]

Chart (1997) Peak
position
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[4] 75

George Strait[edit]

"Tell Me Something Bad About Tulsa" debuted at number 48 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks for the week of April 12, 2003.

Chart (2003) Peak
position
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[5] 11
US Billboard Hot 100[6] 69

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (2003) Position
US Country Songs (Billboard)[7] 49

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