Tough (Craig Morgan song)

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Single by Craig Morgan
from the album Little Bit of Life
Released March 12, 2007
Format CD Single
Genre Country
Length 3:18
Label Broken Bow
Writer(s) Joe Leathers
Monty Criswell
Producer(s) Craig Morgan
Keith Stegall
Craig Morgan singles chronology
"Little Bit of Life"
"International Harvester"

"Tough" is a song written by Joe Leathers and Monty Criswell, and recorded by American country singer Craig Morgan. It was released in March 2007 as the second single from his album Little Bit of Life. [1]


The song is about a hardworking wife and mother who survives breast cancer, serving as an inspiration to her husband, who sings, "There was a time / Back before she was mine / When I thought I was tough."

Music video[edit]

The video for "Tough" premiered on June 4, 2007. It features Morgan singing the song alongside film clips of a woman depicting the events in the song.

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2007) Peak
US Billboard Hot 100[2] 76
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[3] 11

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (2007) Position
US Country Songs (Billboard)[4] 46


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2008). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2008. Record Research, Inc. ISBN 0-89820-177-2. 
  2. ^ "Craig Morgan – Chart history" Billboard Hot 100 for Craig Morgan.
  3. ^ "Craig Morgan – Chart history" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Craig Morgan.
  4. ^ "Best of 2007: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 2007. Retrieved July 11, 2012. 

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