Love's Gonna Make It Alright

Album: Here For A Good Time (2011)
Charted: 61

Songfacts®:

  • This mid-tempo swinger finds George Strait promising his girl that he will always be there for her through hard times. Al Anderson of the rock band NRBQ and Chris Stapleton of the Bluegrass band The SteelDrivers wrote this song for Strait. Anderson told us: "We just sat down and specifically wrote it for him. And it usually doesn't work, but it did that time."

    Al Anderson spent the 1970s and '80s as a Rock guitarist both as a member of the band NRBQ, and also as a solo artist. In the 1990s, Anderson shifted his focus to Country music and became a Nashville songwriter penning hits for such acts as Tim McGraw, Vince Gill, Diamond Rio and Trisha Yearwood. Kentucky native Chris Stapleton is an American Country, Bluegrass, and Rock musician, whose resume includes Darius Rucker's "Come Back Song," Steel Magnolia's "Keep On Lovin' You" and Miranda Lambert's "Nobody's Fool."
  • This song peaked at #3 on the US country chart.
  • Here for a Good Time was Strait's 26th studio album. In 2012, it was nominated for the Grammy Award for Best Country Album, but it lost out to Lady Antebellum's Own the Night.

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