1985 George Strait – Something Special

Something Special is the fifth studio album by American country music artist George Strait, released on August 29, 1985 by MCA Records. It is certified platinum by the RIAA. The album produced singles in the track “You’re Something Special to Me” (#4 on Hot Country Singles) and “The Chair” (#1 on the same chart). It was the first album for the MCA label to be issued on both LP album and compact disc.


1  You’re Something Special To Me (David Anthony) 3:19
2  Last Time The First Time (Robert N Kelly) 2:14
3  Haven’t You Heard (Red Lane, Wayne Kemp) 2:55
4  In Too Deep (Jerry Max Lane, Erv Woolsey) 2:38
5  Blue Is Not A Word (Jo-El Sonnier, Judy Ball) 2:52
6  You Sure Got This Ol’ Redneck Feelin’ Blue (Dean Dillon, Buzz Rabin) 3:12
7  The Chair (Hank Cochran, Dean Dillon) 2:51
8  Dance Time In Texas (Peter Rowan) 3:16
9  Lefty’s Gone (Sanger D Shafer) 3:14
10  I’ve Seen That Look On Me (A Thousand Times) (Harlan Howard, Shirl Milete) 3:24



BassDavid Hungate
DrumsMatt Betton Jr
GuitarBilly Joe Walker Jr
GuitarReggie Young
Pedal Steel GuitarPaul Franklin
Acoustic GuitarDean Parks
KeyboardsJohn Hobbs
FiddleJohnny Gimble
Background VocalsCurtis Young
VocalsGeorge Strait

Liner Notes

Producer – George Strait, Jimmy Bowen
Engineer – Bob Bullock, Ron Treat
Engineer (Second) – Mark Coddington, Russ Martin, Tim Kish
Mastered By – Glenn Meadows
Mixed By – Chuck Ainlay

Art Direction – Simon Levy
Photography By – Peter Nash

Produced For – Lynwood Productions
Produced For – George Strait Productions
Copyright (c) – MCA Records, Inc.
Phonographic Copyright (p) – MCA Records, Inc.
Manufactured For – MCA Records, Inc.
Recorded At – Sound Stage Studios
Mixed At – GroundStar Laboratories
Mastered At – Masterfonics
Designed At – Brown-Wallace & Assoc., Inc.