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Some country artists would be happy to have this many memorable hits in their entire careers. For George Strait, this is merely just the beginning. Remember, enjoy and—if you’re lucky—discover something new in this summary of the King’s amazing first decade of hits.
No. 3 song from George’s 1981 album—his first—Strait Country.
George’s first No. 1, from 1982’s Strait From the Heart.
Peaked at No. 4 in 1983, also from Strait From the Heart.
No. 1 song in 1985 from his album Something Special.
Though it peaked at No. 25 in 1981 for its author, Dean Dillon, it was a No. 1 song for George in 1986 from his album #7.
No. 1 song from his No. 1 1987 album Ocean Front Property.
No. 1 song in 1987 from Ocean Front Property.
Like “Nobody in His Right Mind Would’ve Left Her,” this song only had modest success for its writer, Dean Dillon, reaching No. 67 on the charts in 1983. George took it to No. 1 in 1988 as a single from his If You Ain’t Lovin’ You Ain’t Livin’ album.
No. 1 song in 1989 from his album Beyond the Blue Neon.
Another No. 1 song in 1989 from Beyond the Blue Neon.