I Love This Bar
|"I Love This Bar"|
|Single by Toby Keith|
|from the album Shock'n Y'all|
|B-side||"I Love This Bar" (album version)|
|Released||August 18, 2003|
|Length||5:35 (album version)|
3:52 (single version)
|Toby Keith singles chronology|
"I Love This Bar" is a song co-written and recorded by American country music artist Toby Keith. It was released in August 2003 as the first single from his 2003 album Shock'n Y'all. The song reached number one on the US Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart, keeping the top spot for five weeks. Keith wrote this song with Scotty Emerick.
The song's title inspired a chain of restaurants owned by Keith named Toby Keith's I Love This Bar & Grill.
The narrator describes his favorite bar and the people who frequent it.
The video for this song takes place at a bar in Chatsworth, California called The Cowboy Palace Saloon. It was directed by Michael Salomon.
"I Love This Bar" debuted at number 30 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks for the week of August 30, 2003. The song has sold 1,033,000 copies in the U.S. as of April 2014.
|US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)||1|
|US Billboard Hot 100||26|
|US Country Songs (Billboard)||44|
|US Country Songs (Billboard)||52|
"I Love NASCAR"
On his 2004 album Bipolar and Proud, country music parodist Cledus T. Judd recorded a parody titled "I Love NASCAR". This parody peaked at number 48 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks charts. Although the song featured a guest vocal from Keith, he did not receive chart credit for it.
|U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks||48|
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- Whitburn, p. 217