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"You Take Me for Granted" is a song written by Leona Williams, and recorded by American country music artist Merle Haggard backed by The Strangers. It was released in March 1983 as the second single from the album Going Where the Lonely Go. "You Take Me for Granted" was Merle Haggard's twenty-ninth number one on the country chart. The single stayed at number one for one week and spent a total of thirteen weeks on the country chart.[1]

"You Take Me for Granted"
Single by Merle Haggard
from the album Going Where the Lonely Go
B-side"I Won't Give Up My Train"
ReleasedMarch 12, 1983
Songwriter(s)Leona Williams
Producer(s)Merle Haggard
Lewis Talley
Merle Haggard singles chronology
"Going Where the Lonely Go"
"You Take Me for Granted"
"Pancho and Lefty"

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Chart performanceEdit

Chart (1983) Peak
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[2] 1
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 9


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 148.
  2. ^ "Merle Haggard Chart History (Hot Country Songs)". Billboard.

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