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Her Man

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B-side  "Wake Up Screaming"
Format  CD single, 7" 45 RPM
Genre  Country
Released  August 12, 1996
Recorded  1996
Length  2:44

"Her Man" is a song written by Kent Robbins. Originally recorded by American country music artist Waylon Jennings on his 1990 album The Eagle, it was covered in 1996 by Gary Allan on his debut album Used Heart for Sale. It was released in August 1996 as the album's first single. This song peaked at number 7 on the US country singles charts, and number 9 in Canada.



In the song, the narrator decides to change his ways of life for the one that he loves ("But startin' today, all I'm gonna be is her man").

Critical reception

Deborah Evans Price, of Billboard magazine reviewed the song favorably, saying that Allan's "solid country voice turns in a thoughtful, believable performance on this song about a man who has let his woman down and is now determined that "starting today, all I'm gonna be is her man.'"

Music video

The music video was directed by Gerry Wenner and premiered in August 1996.

Chart positions

"Her Man" debuted at number 67 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks for the week of August 24, 1996.


Her Man Wikipedia