Friends in Low Places

"Friends in Low Places" is a song released in 1990 by American country music artist Garth Brooks. It was the first single from his second album, No Fences. The song spent four weeks at #1 on the U.S. country singles charts, and won both the Academy of Country Music and Country Music Association awards for 1990 Single of the Year.

"Friends in Low Places" was written in 1989 by songwriters DeWayne Blackwell and Earl Bud Lee. The two songwriters had given the song to Brooks to record as a demo soon before the release of his self-titled first album, when he was a relatively unknown singer. Enamored with the song, Brooks recorded the official version the next year.

Read more about Friends In Low Places:  Writing, Song Structure, Brooks' Demo, Shopping The Song To Other Artists, Recording, Reception, The "third Verse", Track Listing, Chart Positions

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Friends In Low Places - Chart Positions
... "Friends in Low Places" entered the charts on August 18, 1990 ... It reached number one on October 6 and remained there for four weeks ...

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