If I Could Make A Living

Album: If I Could Make A Living (1994)
Charted: 121
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Songfacts®:

  • In this song, the singer explains to his girl that he would be a very rich man if he could somehow monetize his affections for her:

    If I could make a livin' out of lovin' you
    I'd be a millionaire in a week or two
  • Alan Jackson wrote "If I Could Make A Living" in the late '80s with Roger Murrah and Keith Stegall, but Jackson decided to toss it, thinking it would never be a hit. Clay Walker picked it up and it became one of his biggest hits. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Cory - Morden, Canada
  • Keith Stegall, who was one of the writers of this song, was Jackson's producer and worked with Walker on the album. He's the one who brought the song to Walker.
  • The song topped the Country chart dated November 26, 1994 becoming Walker's fourth #1.
  • Michael Merriman directed the music video, which features a brief appearance by Angela Kinsey over a decade before she found fame playing Angela Martin on the US version of The Office. Kinsey is the extra swaying to the music around the 1:50 mark.

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