Retro Single Review: George Strait, “You’re Something Special to Me”

1985 | Peak: #4

Deceptively simple.

“You’re Something Special to Me” is so laid back that it’s easy to miss the craftsmanship.  As Strait channels a young Merle Haggard, a slow western swing arrangement surrounds him with warmth.

When people say he’s country music’s Sinatra, this is what they’re talking about.

Written by David Anthony

Grade: A

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2 Responses to Retro Single Review: George Strait, “You’re Something Special to Me”

  1. NickNo Gravatar

    Another great George tune

  2. SylNo Gravatar

    It’s a perfect slow shuffle for dancing and one of the early romantic hits George is famous for…:)

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