This was the first #1 Country hit written by Jim Lauderdale, a very successful songwriter whose credits include "We Touched The Sun
" by Gary Allan and "Twang
" for George Strait. In our interview with Jim Lauderdale
, he told us: "I wrote that with a great guy, Frank Dycus. We wrote it really quickly, so sometimes it's funny, the songs that you really labor over might not get cut, so you really just never know."