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Strait country music

An incomplete look at his discography

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The chart informations are based on Billboard's Hot Country Albums and Hot Country Songs.

Strait Country
MCA-27092 Release Date Peak Weeks
on Chart
9/4/1981 # 26 57
    Peak (MM-DD-YYYY)
1. Unwound # 6 (8-8-1981)
2. Honky Tonk Downstairs  
3. Blame It On Mexico  
4. If You're Thinking You Want A Stranger (There's One Coming Home) # 3 (5-8-1982)
5. I Get Along With You  
6. Down And Out # 16 (11-28-1981)
7. Friday Night Fever  
8. Every Time You Throw Dirt On Her (You Lose A Little Ground)  
9. She's Playing Hell Trying To Get Me To Heaven  
10. Her Goodbye Hit Me In The Heart  
This album was a re-release of the original MCA-5248. In addition to the vinyl I do have the CD MCAD-31087 in my collection which was released about 1990.

Strait From The Heart
MCA-5320 6/3/1982 # 18 69
1. Fool Hearted Memory # 1 (8-28-1982)
2. Honky Tonk Crazy  
3. The Only Thing I Have Left  
4. The Steal Of The Night  
5. I Can't See Texas From Here  
6. Marina Del Rey # 6 (1-8-1983)
7. Lover In Disguise  
8. Heartbroke  
9. Amarillo By Morning # 4 (4-30-1983)
10. A Fire I Can't Put Out # 1 (9-3-1983)

Right Or Wrong
MCA-5450 10-6-1983 # 1 104
1. You Look So Good In Love # 1 (1-7-1984)
2. Right Or Wrong # 1 (4-28-1984)
3. A Little Heaven's Rubbing Off On Me  
4. 80 Proof Bottle Of Tear Stopper  
5. Every Time It Rains (Lord Don't It Pour)  
6. You're The Cloud I'm On (When I'm High)  
7. Let's Fall To Pieces Together # 1 (9-1-1984)
8. I'm Satisfied With You  
9. Our Paths May Never Cross  
10. Fifteen Years Going Up (And One Night Coming Down)  

Does Fort Worth Ever Cross Your Mind
MCA-5518 9-26-1984 # 1 70
1. Does Fort Worth Ever Cross Your Mind # 1 (1-5-1985)
2. Any Old Time  
3. I Need Someone Like Me  
4. You're Dancin' This Dance All Wrong  
5. Honky Tonk Saturday Night  
6. I Should Have Watched That First Step  
7. Love Comes From The Other Side Of Town  
8. The Cowboy Rides Away # 5 (4-27-1985)
9. What Did You Expect Me To Do  
10. The Fireman # 5 (8-17-1985)

Something Special
MCA-5605 8-29-1985 # 1 68
1. You're Something Special To Me # 4 (4-12-1985)
2. Last Time The First Time  
3. Haven't You Heard  
4. In Too Deep  
5. Blue Is Not A Word  
6. You Sure Got This Ol' Redneck Feelin' Blue  
7. The Chair # 1 (12-21-1985)
8. Dance Time In Texas  
9. Lefty's Gone  
10. I've Seen That Look On Me (A Thousand Times)  

#7
MCA-5750 5-14-1986 # 1 54
1. Deep Water  
2. Nobody In His Right Mind Would've Left Her # 1 (8-2-1986)
3. Rhythm Of The Road  
4. I'm Never Gonna Let You Go  
5. You Still Get To Me  
6. Stranger Things Have Happened  
7. It Ain't Cool To Be Crazy About You # 1 (12-6-1986)
8. Why'd You Go And Break My Heart  
9. My Old Flame Is Burnin' Another Honky Tonk Down  
10. Cow Town  

Ocean Front Property
MCA-5913 1-12-1987 # 1 91
1. All My Ex's Live In Texas # 1 (7-11-1987)
2. Someone's Walkin' Around Upstairs  
3. Am I Blue # 1 (11-7-1987)
4. Ocean Front Property # 1 (4-4-1987)
5. Hot Burning Flames  
6. Without You Here  
7. My Heart Won't Wander Very Far From You  
8. Second Chances  
9. You Can't Buy Your Way Out Of The Blues  
10. I'm All Behind You Now  

If You Ain't lovin' You Ain't Livin'
MCA-42114 2-22-1988 # 1 64
1. If You Ain't Lovin' (You Ain't Livin') # 1 (12-10-1988)
2. Under These Conditions  
3. Baby Blue # 1 (8-6-1988)
4. Don't Mind If I Do  
5. Bigger Man Than Me  
6. Famous Last Words Of A Fool # 1 (4-9-1988)
7. It's Too Late Now  
8. Is It That Time Again  
9. Let's Get Down To It  
10. Back To Bein' Me  

Beyond The Blue Neon
MCA-42266 2-6-1989 # 1 77
1. Beyond The Blue Neon  
2. Hollywood Squares # 67 (4-14-1990)
3. Overnight Success # 8 (2-17-1990)
4. Ace In The Hole # 1 (11-4-1989)
5. Leavin's Been Comin' (For A Long, Long Time)  
6. Baby's Gotten Good At Goodbye # 1 (4-1-1989)
7. What's Going On In Your World # 1 (7-22-1989)
8. Angel, Angelina  
9. Too Much Of Too Little  
10. Oh Me, Oh My Sweet Baby  

Livin' It Up
MCA-6415 5-15-1990 # 1 76
1. Someone Had To Teach You  
2. Heaven Must Be Wondering Where You Are  
3. I've Come To Expect It From You # 1 (12-8-1990)
4. Lonesome Rodeo Cowboy  
5. When You're A Man On Your Own  
6. Drinking Champagne # 4 (10-13-1990)
7. We're Supposed To Do That Now And Then  
8. She Loves Me (She Don't Love You)  
9. Love Without End, Amen # 1 (6-9-1990)
10. Stranger In My Arms  
I got this album as vinyl and CD (MCAD-6415). It was the time I switched over to that new music format.

Chill Of An Early Fall
MCA 10204 3-19-1991 # 4 58
1. The Chill Of An Early Fall # 3 (12-14-1991)
2. I've Convinced Everybody But Me  
3. If I Know Me # 1 (5-11-1991)
4. You Know Me Better Than That # 1 (8-17-1991)
5. Anything You Can Spare  
6. Home In San Antone  
7. Lovesick Blues # 24 (3-7-1992)
8. Milk Cow Blues  
9. Her Only Bad Habit Is Me  
10. Is It Already Time  

Holding My Own
MCA 10532 4-21-1992 # 5 32
1. You're Right I'm Wrong  
2. Holding My Own  
3. Gone As A Girl Can Get # 5 (6-27-1992)
4. So Much Like My Dad # 3 (10-3-1992)
5. Trains Make Me Lonesome  
6. All Of Me (Loves All Of You)  
7. Wonderland Of Love  
8. Faults And All  
9. It's Alright With Me  
10. Here We Go Again  

Pure Country
Original Motion Picture Soundtrack      
MCA 10651 9-15-1992 1 224
1. Heartland # 1 (3-20-1993)
2. Baby Your Baby  
3. I Cross My Heart # 1 (12-5-1992)
4. When Did You Stop Loving Me # 6 (7-17-1993)
5. She Lays It All On The Line  
6. Overnight Male # 70 (11-14-1992)
7. Last In Love  
8. Thoughts Of A Fool  
9. The King Of Broken Hearts  
10. Where The Sidewalk Ends  
11. Heartland (Main Title Sequence)
with George Strait, Jr.
 

Easy Come Easy Go
MCA 10907 9-28-1993 # 2 69
1. Stay Out Of My Arms  
2. Just Look At Me  
3. Easy Come, Easy Go # 1 (10-23-1993)
4. I'd Like To Have That One Back # 3 (2-26-1994)
5. Lovebug # 8 (5-28-1994)
6. I Wasn't Fooling Around  
7. Without Me Around  
8. The Man In Love With You # 4 (9-10-1994)
9. That's Where My Baby Feels At Home  
10. We Must Be Loving Right  

Lead On
MCA 11092 11-8-1994 # 1 74
1. You Can't Make A Heart Love Somebody # 1 (3-11-1995)
2. Adalida # 3 (5-20-1995)
3. I Met A Friend Of Yours Today  
4. Nobody Has To Get Hurt  
5. Down Louisiana Way  
6. Lead On # 7 (9-2-1995)
7. What Am I Waiting For  
8. The Big One # 1 (12-3-1994)
9. I'll Always Be Loving You  
10. No One But You  

Strait Out Of The Box
4 Compact Disc Set with booklet      
MCA 4-11263 12-9-1995 # 9 104
CD 1
1. I Just Can't Go On Dying Like This  
2. (That Don't Change) The Way I Feel About You  
3. I Don't Want To Talk It Over Anymore  
4. Unwound # 6 (8-8-1981)
5. Blame It On Mexico  
6. Her Goodbye Hit Me In The Heart  
7. If You're Thinking You Want A Stranger (There's One Coming Home) # 3 (5-8-1982)
8. Any Old Love Won't Do  
9. Fool Hearted Memory # 1 (8-28-1982)
10. Marina Del Rey # 6 (1-8-1983)
11. I Can't See Texas From Here  
12. Heartbroke  
13. What Would Your Memories Do  
14. Amarillo By Morning # 4 (4-30-1983)
15. I Thought I Heard You Calling My Name  
16. A Fire I Can't Put Out # 1 (9-3-1983)
17. You Look So Good In Love # 1 (1-7-1984)
18. 80 Proof Bottle Of Tear Stopper  
CD 2
1. Right Or Wrong # 1 (4-28-1984)
2. Let's Fall To Pieces Together # 1 (9-1-1984)
3. Does Fort Worth Ever Cross Your Mind # 1 (1-5-1985)
4. The Cowboy Rides Away # 5 (4-27-1985)
5. The Fireman # 5 (8-17-1985)
6. The Chair # 1 (12-21-1985)
7. You're Something Special To Me # 4 (4-12-1986)
8. Haven't You Heard  
9. In Too Deep  
10. Lefty's Gone  
11. Nobody In His Right Mind Would've Left Her # 1 (8-2-1986)
12. It Ain't Cool To Be Crazy About You # 1 (12-6-1986)
13. Ocean Front Property # 1 (4-4-1987)
14. Rhythm Of The Road  
15. Six Pack To Go
with Hank Thompson
 
16. All My Ex's Live In Texas # 1 (7-11-1987)
17. Am I Blue # 1 (11-7-1987)
18. Famous Last Words Of A Fool # 1 (4-9-1988)
CD 3
1. Baby Blue # 1 (8-6-1988)
2. If You Ain't Lovin' (You Ain't Livin') # 1 (12-10-1988)
3. Baby's Gotten Good At Goodbye # 1 (4-1-1989)
4. Bigger Man Than Me  
5. Hollywood Squares  
6. What's Going On In Your World # 1 (7-22-1989)
7. Ace In The Hole # 1 (11-4-1989)
8. Love Without End, Amen # 1 (6-9-1990)
9. Drinking Champagne # 4 (10-13-1990)
10. I've Come To Expect It From You # 1 (12-8-1990)
11. If I Know Me # 1 (5-11-1991)
12. You Know Me Better Than That # 1 (8-17-1991)
13. The Chill Of An Early Fall # 3 (12-14-1991)
14. Lovesick Blues # 24 (3-7-1992)
15. Milk Cow Blues  
16. Gone As A Girl Can Get # 5 (6-27-1992)
17. So Much Like My Dad # 3 (10-3-1992)
18. Trains Make Me Lonesome  
CD 4
1. Wonderland Of Love  
2. I Cross My Heart # 1 (12-5-1992)
3. Heartland # 1 (3-20-1993)
4. When Did You Stop Loving Me # 6 (7-17-1993)
5. Overnight Male  
6. The King Of Broken Hearts  
7. Where The Sidewalk Ends  
8. Easy Come, Easy Go # 1 (10-23-1993)
9. I'd Like To Have That One Back # 3 (2-26-1994)
10. Lovebug # 8 (5-28-1994)
11. The Man In Love With You # 4 (9-10-1994)
12. Just Look At Me  
13. Stay Out Of My Arms  
14. Big Ball's In Cowtown
with Asleep at the Wheel
 
15. The Big One # 1 (12-3-1994)
16. Fly Me To The Moon
with Frank Sinatra
 
17. Check Yes Or No # 1 (11-11-1995)
18. I Know She Still Loves Me # 5 (3-9-1996)

Blue Clear Sky
MCA 11428 4-23-1996 # 1 104
1. Blue Clear Sky # 1 (6-8-1996)
2. Carried Away # 1 (8-10-1996)
3. Rockin' In The Arms Of Your Memory  
4. She Knows When You're On My Mind  
5. I Ain't Never Seen No One Like You  
6. I Can Still Make Cheyenne # 4 (11-23-1996)
7. King Of The Mountain # 19 (2-1-1997)
8. Do The Right Thing # 69 (2-15-1997)
9. I'd Just As Soon Go  
10. Need I Say More  
10. Check Yes Or No # 1 (11-11-1995)

Carrying Your Love With Me
MCA 11584 4-22-1997 # 1 104
1. Round About Way # 1 (3-7-1998)
2. Carrying Your Love With Me # 1 (7-19-1997)
3. One Night At A Time # 1 (4-26-1997)
4. She'll Leave You With A Smile  
5. Won't You Come Home (And Talk To A Stranger) # 70 (5-3-1997)
6. Today My World Slipped Away # 3 (11-29-1997)
7. I've Got A Funny Feeling  
8. The Nerve  
9. That's Me (Every Chance I Get)  
10. A Real Good Place To Start  

One Step At A Time
MCA UMD80486 (MCA Nashville 70020) 4-21-1998 # 1 75
1. I Just Want To Dance With You # 1 (6-6-1998)
2. One Step At A Time  
3. True # 2 (8-29-1998)
4. Remember The Alamo  
5. Maria  
6. We Really Shouldn't Be Doing This # 4 (11-21-1998)
7. Why Not Now  
8. That's The Breaks  
9. Neon Row  
10. You Haven't Left Me Yet # 59 (1-23-1999)

Always Never The Same
MCA Nashville 70050 3-2-1999 # 2 70
1. Meanwhile # 4 (3-27-1999)
2. Write This Down # 1 (6-19-1999)
3. That's The Truth  
4. What Do You Say To That # 4 (11-6-1999)
5. Peace Of Mind # 74 (3-13-1999)
6. That's Where I Wanna Take Our Love  
7. Always Never The Same # 69 (3-13-1999)
8. One Of You # 73 (3-13-1999)
9. I Look At You # 75 (3-13-1999)
10. 4 Minus 3 Equals Zero  

Merry Christmas Wherever You Are
MCA Nashville 170 093 9-21-1999 # 10 17
1. I Know What I Want For Christmas # 73 (12-18-1999)
2. Old Time Christmas  
3. Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow! # 72 (12-18-1999)
4. Jingle Bell Rock # 69 (1-1-2000)
5. Merry Christmas (Wherever You Are)  
6. All I Want For Christmas Is My Two Front Teeth  
7. The Christmas Song  
8. Noel Leon  
9. Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer  
10. Santa's On His Way  

George Strait
MCA Nashville 170 143 9-19-2000 # 1 49
1. If You Can Do Anything Else # 5 (7-7-2001)
2. Don't Make Me Come Over There And Love You # 17 (2-10-2001)
3. Looking Out My Window Through The Pain  
4. Go On # 2 (10-14-2000)
5. If It's Gonna Rain  
6. Home Improvement  
7. The Night's Just Right For Love  
8. You're Stronger Than Me  
9. Which Side Of The Glass  
10. She Took The Wind From His Sails  

The Road Less Traveled
MCA Nashville 170 220 11-6-2001 # 1 92
1. She'll Leave You With A Smile # 1 (12-28-2002)
2. Run # 2 (12-15-2001)
3. Stars On The Water # 50 (9-28-2002)
4. Living And Living Well # 1 (6-22-2002)
5. The Real Thing # 60 (3-22-2003)
6. Don't Tell Me You're Not In Love  
7. The Road Less Traveled  
8. The Middle Of Nowhere  
9. Good Time Charley's  
10. My Life's Been Grand  

For The Last Time Live From The Astrodome
MCA Nashville 170 319 2-11-2003 # 2 80
1. Deep In The Heart Of Texas  
2. Write This Down  
3. I Can Still Make Cheyenne  
4. Heartland  
5. Love Without End, Amen  
6. Check Yes Or No  
7. The Fireman  
8. Run  
9. Murder On Music Row  
10. The Chair  
11. She'll Leave You With A Smile  
12. Amarillo By Morning  
13. Living And Living Well  
14. Take Me Back To Tulsa  
15. Blue Clear Sky  
16. The Cowboy Rides Away  

Honkytonkville
MCA Nashville B0000114 6-10-2003 # 1 69
1. She Used To Say That To Me  
2. Honkytonkville  
3. Look Who's Back From Town  
4. Cowboys Like Us # 2 (12-13-2003)
5. Tell Me Something Bad About Tulsa # 11 (7-19-2003)
6. As Far As It Goes  
7. I Found Jesus On The Jailhouse Floor  
8. Desperately # 6 (5-29-2004)
9. Honk If You Honky Tonk  
10. Heaven Is Missing An Angel  
11. Four Down And Twelve Across  
12. My Infinite Love  

Somewhere Down In Texas
MCA Nashville B0004446 6-28-2005 # 1 101
1. If The Whole World Was A Honky Tonk  
2. Somewhere Down In Texas  
3. The Seashores Of Old Mexico # 11 (6-10-2006)
4. You‘ll Be There # 4 (6-18-2005)
5. High Tone Woman  
6. Good News, Bad News
with Lee Ann Womack
 
7. Oh, What A Perfect Day  
8. Texas # 35 (8-6-2005)
9. Ready For The End Of The World  
10. She Let Herself Go # 1 (1-14-2006)
11. By The Light Of A Burning Bridge  

It Just Comes Natural
MCA Nashville B0006023 10-3-2006 # 1 63
1. Give It Away # 1 (9-30-2006)
2. She Told Me So  
3. That's My Kind Of Woman  
4. Wrapped # 2 (7-7-2007)
5. It Just Comes Natural # 1 (2-24-2007)
6. He Must Have Really Hurt You Bad  
7. A Heart Like Hers  
8. Why Can't I Leave Her Alone  
9. One Foot In Front Of The Other  
10. I Ain't Her Cowboy Anymore  
11. Texas Cookin'  
12. A Better Rain  
13. How ‘Bout Them Cowgirls # 3 (12-29-2007)
14. What Say  
15. Come On Joe  

Live At Texas Stadium
performed by Alan Jackson, George Strait & Jimmy Buffett
MCA Nashville B0005894 4-3-2007 # 4 28
1. Honk If You Honky Tonk
performed by George
 
2. Murder On Music Row
performed by George & Alan
 
3. Milk Cow Blues
performed by George
 
4. Cowboys Like Us
performed by George
 
5. All My Ex’s Live In Texas
performed by George & Jimmy
 
6. Hey Good Lookin’
performed by Jimmy, George & Alan
 
7. Sea Of Heartbreak
performed by Jimmy & George
 
8. North East Texas Woman
performed by Jimmy
 
9. Boats To Build
performed by Jimmy & Alan
 
10. Margaritaville
performed by Jimmy, Alan & George
 
11. Five O’clock Somewhere
performed by Alan & Jimmy
 
12. Designated Drinker
performed by Alan & George
 
13. Texas Women
performed by Alan
 
14. Seven Bridges Road
performed by Alan
 
15. Where I Come From
performed by Alan
 

Troubadour
MCA Nashville 0602517628540 (B0010826) 4-1-2008 # 1  
1. Troubadour # 7 (9-27-2008)
2. It Was Me  
3. Brothers Of The Highway  
4. River Of Love # 1 (4-18-2009)
5. House Of Cash
with Patty Loveless
 
6. I Saw God Today # 1 (5-3-2008)
7. Give Me More Time  
8. When You're In Love  
9. Make Her Fall In Love With Me Song  
10. West Texas Town
with Dean Dillon
 
11. House With No Doors  
12. If Heartaches Were Horses  

Twang
MCA Nashville B0013173 8-29-2009 # 1  
1. Twang # 14 (1-30-2010)
2. Where Have I Been All My Life  
3. I Gotta Get To You # 3 (6-5-2010)
4. Easy As You Go  
5. Living For The Night # 2 (9-19-2009)
6. Same Kind Of Crazy  
7. Out Of Sight Out Of Mind  
8. Arkansas Dave  
9. The Breath You Take # 6 (1-15-2011)
10. He's Got That Something Special  
11. Hot Grease And Zydeco  
12. Beautiful Day For Goodbye  
13. El Rey # 58 (8-15-2009)

Here For A Good Time
MCA Nashville B0015924 9-24-2011 # 1  
1. Love's Gonna Make It Alright # 3 (3-31-2012)
2. Drinkin' Man # 37 (5-26-2012)
3. Shame On Me  
4. Poison  
5. Here For A Good Time # 2 (10-29-2011)
6. House Across The Bay  
7. Lone Star Blues  
8. A Showman's Life
with Faith Hill
 
9. Three Nails And A Cross  
10. Blue Marlin Blues  
11. I ' ll Always Remember You  

 

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