Whiskey, If You Were a Woman

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"Whiskey, If You Were a Woman"
Single by Highway 101
from the album Highway 101
B-side "I'll Take You (Heartache and All)"[1]
Released May 23, 1987
Format CD single
Genre Country
Length 3:03
Label Warner Bros. #28372
Songwriter(s) Mary W. Francis
Johnny MacRae
Bob Morrison
Producer(s) Paul Worley
Highway 101 singles chronology
"The Bed You Made for Me"
"Whiskey, If You Were a Woman"
"Somewhere Tonight"

"Whiskey, If You Were a Woman" is a song written by Mary W. Francis, Johnny MacRae and Bob Morrison, and recorded by American country music band Highway 101. It was released in May 1987 as the second single from the band's self-titled debut album.

The song spent twenty-three weeks on the U.S. Hot Country Singles charts, peaking at number 2.[1] In Canada, it reached Number One on the country music charts published by RPM.[2]

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (1987) Peak
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[3] 2
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 1
Preceded by
"A Long Line of Love" by Michael Martin Murphey
RPM Country Tracks
number-one single

August 29, 1987
Succeeded by
"Why Does It Have to Be (Wrong or Right)" by Restless Heart


  1. ^ a b Whitburn, Joel (2008). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2008. Record Research, Inc. p. 188. ISBN 0-89820-177-2. 
  2. ^ "RPM Country Tracks for August 29, 1987". RPM. Retrieved 27 September 2010. 
  3. ^ "Highway 101 – Chart history" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Highway 101.