October 16, 2011
1984 | Peak: #1
Sometimes it’s a bit bewildering to differentiate the classic Strait singles from the forgotten ones.
What made this one so special? Well, it has a great opening line, for one thing. A more confident vocal and a Texas-centric focus certainly would’ve made it stand out back in 1984.
Today, it’s not quite distinctive enough to stand out among his other mid-eighties work, as songs with more personality would soon overshadow what he accomplishes here.
Written by Darlene Shafer and Sanger D. Shafer