Give It Away

Album: It Just Comes Natural (2006)
Charted: 35
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Songfacts®:

  • For over 20 years, Conway Twitty had held the record for having the most #1s on the Hot Country Songs chart, with 40 chart-toppers to his credit. Then in September 2006 George Strait overtook Twitty's mark when "Give It Away" advanced to #1, his 41st country song to achieve pole position.
  • "Give It Away" won both the Single Record of the Year and Song of the Year gongs at the 2007 Academy of Country Music Awards.
  • This song was co-written by songwriting legend Bill Anderson and new-country singer Jamey Johnson. >>
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    Julian - Oakland, AR

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