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Swinging Doors (song)

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B-side  "The Girl Turned Ripe"
Format  7"
Length  2:51
Released  February 28, 1966
Genre  Country
Label  Capitol

"Swinging Doors" is a song written and recorded by American country music artist Merle Haggard. It was released in February 1966 as the first single and title track from the album Swinging Doors. The song peaked at number five on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles.



The narrator has been dumped by his woman and tells her that he has what he needs.

Cover versions

  • Mickey Gilley released this song in 1974 as a B-side to his number 1 hit I Overlooked an Orchid.
  • Del Reeves released it in 1981 and peaked at number 67 in the country charts.
  • Ray Price
  • Faron Young
  • Johnny Paycheck Released this song in July 1966
  • Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard on their duet album Django & Jimmie.
  • Terri Clark on her 2012 album Classic.
  • Buck Owens
  • References

    Swinging Doors (song) Wikipedia

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